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HTC Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Now Available

Today’s the day as Ice Cream Sandwich is now available for HTC Amaze 4G owners everywhere. Actually, it’s been available for a few hours already so keep an eye on your phone for a software update notification. T-Mobile will be sending out updates over-the-air or you can follow the steps to try to push the update out right away: Connect to Wi-Fi for fastest download. Note: This is a large update … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III S-Voice APK Leaked, Use At Your Own Risk

Need something exciting to try this weekend with your rooted Android device running Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 or above? Take advantage of a newly leaked APK for Samsung’s soon-to-be-released S Voice application for the Galaxy S III thanks to a leaked ROM making its way across the internet. We’re hearing that the software is imperfect and that’s to be expected from unfinished software from an unfinished ROM. Said another way, if you’re expecting this … [read full article]

Chinese Regulators Remove Last Hurdle To Google, Motorola Deal

Chinese regulators have approved the the mega-billion dollar purchase of Motorola Mobility by Google. The deal, which has already received US approval, had been waiting for China, the long holdout and inal hurdle for the deal to close. “We are pleased the deal has received approval in all jurisdictions,” Motorola Mobility said in an e-mailed statement, confirming that the deal has been approved in China. “We expect to close imminently.” Google will now be able to access Motorola’s deep library of 17,000 patents … [read full article]

Samsung SGH-T699 Receives Wi-FI Certification

The Samsung SGH-T699 is one step closer to release on T-Mobile as it receive Wi-Fi certification on May 15th. We’re still at a loss as to what exactly the T699 is, be it an existing Samsung model or an entirely new smartphone. At this point, it’s a 50/50 shot, though we’ve guessed at least once that this could be the Galaxy Nexus. It’s a wild theory to say the least, but at this point … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Galaxy S III SGH-T999 Hits The FCC, AWS Bands And All

All signs are pointing toward the SGH-T999 (Galaxy S III) heading to T-Mobile as the newest piece of evidence surfaces in the form of FCC approval. Here’s the one notable takeaway from this, no LTE is coming in this particular model. The documents do show WCDMA support for T-Mobile’s AWS band, just as we expected to see. There’s also support for the 850 and 1900 bands meaning this device will be … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says ‘No Thanks’ To Family Shared Data Plans

As Verizon ramped up their own planned shared data plans earlier this week, T-Mobile’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, Andrew Sherrard has taken to T-Mobile’s own blog to lay down the company’s position on shared family data plans. According to Sherrard’s posting, we shouldn’t expect to see shared family data plans on T-Mobile anytime soon and that’s just fine with me. It’s an interesting position and yet, Sherrard brings up some key points … [read full article]

HTC Amaze 4G T-Mobile.com Orders Delayed Due To HTC Patent Battle?

Are the HTC/Apple patent wars are reaching the shores of T-Mobile-land? At least one customer attempting to purchase the HTC Amaze 4G through T-Mobile.com has been met with a surprising and ominous response. Up until a few hours ago, the US Customs hold on HTC products had only appeared to affect AT&T’s HTC One X and Sprint’s EVO 4G LTE orders. We’ve reached out to T-Mobile to try and confirm … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Updates The Troops On This Weeks Job Restructuring

It’s been a tough week for T-Mobile with the announcement of another piece of news surrounding some internal job restructuring as the company continues preparation for its 2012 challenger strategy. In this new message sent to T-Mobile employees earlier this afternoon, Humm reiterates the company’s commitment to adding 550 new jobs as well 1,000 new B2B positions. “We hope to retain many of our affected employees and are encouraging them … [read full article]

Amazon, Bluetooth SIG Help Confirm SGH-T999(v) As T-Mobile Bound Galaxy S III

I hope we’ve already passed the point of uncertainty as to whether T-Mobile will launch the Galaxy S III on their network in the near future. In fact, we’re already hearing rumblings of a mid-late June launch, which is right in line with other suspected launches in the US. Still, take any date you hear with a grain of salt until we see something a little more definitive on a launch date, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Formally Introduces New No-Contract Mobile Broadband Plans

T-Mobile formally introduces their newest offering with 4 new no-contract Mobile Broadband plans debuting on May 20th. T-Mobile customers will be able to enjoy T-Mobile’s “blazing-fast” 4G network across a variety of mobile broadband devices including tablets, mobile hotspots and laptop sticks. The three plan are pretty good for no-contract offerings: 300MB 1-week pass for $15 1.5GB 1-month pass for $25 3.5GB 1-month pass for $35 5GB 1-month pass for $50 … [read full article]

Windows Phone Owners And Haters Alike, Here’s A Lengthy List Microsoft Should Review

Warning: this article begs for a fanboy war in the comments and in this particular instance, I’m only asking to keep it clean as this is an interesting, if not completely subjective look at why Windows Phone may never be as successful as Android or even iOS without some drastic changes to the software. Don’t get me wrong, Windows Phone has incredibly smooth performance, but is that really enough to win over the masses? … [read full article]