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T-Mobile Website Now Lists Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G As “Coming Soon”

I know what you’re already thinking, of course it’s coming soon, they said March and well…we’re in March. Still, it’s notable that the Galaxy S Blaze 4G is now on the website as T-Mobile tends to post devices up online as “coming soon” when a launch timeframe hovers right around the “two weeks away” mark. As a quick reminder, the Blaze S 4G will launch as T-Mobile’s 3rd HSPA+ 42Mbps capable device, … [read full article]

Google Play Unveiled, The New Place For All Your Apps, Games, Books, Music And More

Boom, goodbye Android Market, hello Google Play. Google’s new portal content is now the place for all your Android apps, games, music, books, videos and more. Google Play is now live at play.google.com and replaces the Android Market, effective immediately. All of Google’s services, Google Music, Google Books and Videos service are now all in centralized in a one-stop shop for content. Google’s rebranding of their content hubs shows their interest … [read full article]

T-Mobile Asks FCC To Stop Shot Clock On Verizon Spectrum Purchase

T-Mobile, along with Sprint, DirecTV and the Rural Telecommunications Group have filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission requesting that the FCC stop the clock on Verizon’s proposed AWS spectrum purchases. The groups primary concern surrounds the amount of redacted material in Verizon’s own FCC filings leads to an unclear picture of its agreements with the cable companies involved with the purchase. The groups wish to stop the clock until Verizon and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launching Promotional Data Family Discounts On March 7th

We’ve just received this little goody in our inbox highlight a brand new promotion T-Mobile is set to launch March 7th. So what is this plan I speak of? T-Mobile’s new Promotional Data Family Discounts “…will be available to help family plan customers lower the cost of adding data to more lines. Family plan customers add data more often to their first two primary lines than add-a-lines due to the cost of data … [read full article]

Samsung Says “Nuh Uh” For April Galaxy S III Launch, Will Tell Us On Twitter When It’s Really Happening

So…about that whole Samsung Galaxy S III April launch rumor? Samsung says nope, not going to happen and took to their Korean Twitter account telling everyone not to believe rumored press releases. Furthermore, Samsung says once a specific launch date has been decided, they’ll tell us via Twitter first. The Verge received an official statement from Samsung basically saying they aren’t ready to announce the phone quite yet: The successor to the … [read full article]

Introducing The PhoneDog Official Smartphone Rankings Guide, I’m An Expert!

Look out, it’s the newest feature the boys at PhoneDog are adding with the official launch of their Smartphone Ranking system. You’ve seen the billboard charts for music right? It’s exactly like that, except this is for smartphones and not only am I part of their “Mobile Expert” team, but so are all of you. Rankings consist of two charts, a “People’s Choice” chart (that’s you) and a “Expert Ranking” chart (that’s me). … [read full article]

White HTC Amaze 4G Officially Discontinued, Making Way For HTC One Launch?

Obvious news is obvious as the HTC Amaze 4G white has been officially discontinued for the better part of two weeks now as smart money would bet that T-Mobile is already making inventory space for the HTC One S. Sure, it’s about five or six weeks ahead of the scheduled HTC One S launch, but we’ve got no problem with the Amaze making way for the One S. This isn’t the … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III Set For March Announcement, April Launch?

The Samsung Galaxy S III is arguably one of the most anticipated Android smartphones in 2012, with the Galaxy S II already winner of a number of “best smartphone of 2011” awards, the Galaxy S III has a lot to live up to. Samsung decided to skip a Mobile World Congress announcement for the Galaxy S III, and now a ZDNet Korea report indicates we could see a Samsung announcement later … [read full article]

HTC Shows Off ImageSense Technology With Sample HTC One Images

There is little question that HTC is going “all in” with their new HTC One lineup and by all accounts, HTC’s newest devices seem a step ahead of the current market. With dual and quad-core technology, HD displays, Android 4.0, HTC’s newest devices have our complete Android attention. However, there is one key factor truly separating these devices from the rest of the pack — their camera. To help make the HTC … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Next myTouch Devices Will Be Made By…Huawei

T-Mobile’s myTouch line is their staple line and it all kicked off with the original myTouch, from HTC back in 2009. Skip forward two years and LG takes over with a pair of phones under the myTouch brand. Now, in 2012, T-Mobile will introduce Huawei as the next manufacturer for the myTouch. We’re looking at two Gingerbread-powered devices, the U8680 and U8730, two identical devices save for the keyboard. Both phones … [read full article]

Have You Purchased A Nokia Lumia 710? If You Can Say Yes, You Get A Free Cover

There are times when I believe a carrier or manufacturer goes above and beyond to do something nice for their customers — and this is one of them. Nokia has just dropped a note in our inbox directing us to a special website for Lumia 710 owners (or owners on or before March 31st) offering a free Xpress-On cover, just to give your phone a little more personality. To claim your … [read full article]