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From Yesterday: Google Starting To Send Out Android 2.3.4 To Nexus S Devices, Brings Video Chat

Not to be forgotten in our news cycle is the release of Android 2.3.4 which will start shipping to Nexus S devices in the coming weeks. By hooking up through your Gmail and Google Talk friends list, Android 2.3.4 is launching video chat whether they are on a compatible Android tablet or phone or over the computer. Video chat will (thankfully) take place over 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi connections. In your Google … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces 2GB Mobile Broadband Plan

While we had plenty of indication this would see a formal announcement today, T-Mobile has gone and made it official. Announcing via Twitter the addition of the $39.99 2GB Mobile Broadband plan to their data lineup. As a reminder the $39.99 plan receives an additional 20% off is added to an existing voice account. T-Mobile links to their Mobile Broadband page via Twitter but as of this writing, the $39.99 plan isn’t … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Carry Samsung Galaxy S 2?

If we were to take a straw poll as to what already announced Android phone T-Mobile customers want to see on the Magenta network, the Galaxy S 2 would undoubtedly be at the top of the list. With that in mind we might have some good news. First comes the above picture which comes courtesy of Adobe.com and while it’s a little tough to make out, a little zooming in magic shows … [read full article]

Merger Documents Blocked From Access

There are new developments in the ongoing drama that is this AT&T/T-Mobile merger.  As of today, the FCC has limited the access of certain confidential information contained in the proposed merger documents.  It was decided that some of the information, if it were to be accessed by competing companies, would compromise AT&T’s, T-Mobile’s, or some combination of the two’s competitive advantage.  The FCC added this along with their ruling: “We adopt [these] procedures … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says G2X Does Not Have Quadband HSPA+, Disappoints

  In a response to an Engadget inquiry regarding the frequency bands on the T-Mobile G2X, T-Mobile has released a statement clarifying the included frequencies. The T-Mobile G2x fact sheet, attached [PDF link], contains accurate information. The T-Mobile website is incorrect and we’re working to correct it. The G2x supports 850/900/1800/1900 MHz for 2G/GPRS only, and supports 3G/4G UMTS/HSPA+ bands I and IV. The G2x does not support AT&T’s 3G … [read full article]

Seattle Area T-Mobile Fans, Have An iPhone? Win $1000

Hey Seattle fans, want to win a $1000 this weekend? T-Mobile is challenging all Seattle area iPhone users to a speed test against the Galaxy S 4G with $1000 prize. T-Mobile is so supremely confident in their HSPA+ network when tested against the AT&T (ironic right?) 3G network. The challenge will run from Friday April 29th to Sunday May 1st. iPhone 4 owners will have to beat the Galaxy S 4G … [read full article]

(Updated) Deal Alert: HTC HD7 Free On T-Mobile.com For New Or Add A Line Customers Through 4/28

Update: An earlier edition of this story reported that the HD7 was available to upgrade customers. That was incorrect and we apologize for the mistake. New or add a line customers only. Anyone looking to pick up the HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 device best act now with T-Mobile.com giving the phone away for free to new and add a line customers through tomorrow April 28th. The HD7 comes with 4.3″ … [read full article]

Internal Shots Confirm Rollout Of 2GB Data Plan Tomorrow

In an effort to confirm our story from early yesterday morning regarding T-Mobile launching a new 2GB data offering we’ve received some ninja screen shots. There aren’t any new details here but perhaps seeing something in writing or in pictures makes it all the more believable. As a quick recap, T-Mobile will launch a new 2GB data plan for $39.99 ($31.99 with existing voice plan) and will remove the overage plan on … [read full article]

HTC DoubleShot Coming In Three Colors, HTC Flyer Arriving Early July?

Coming off of yesterdays HTC DoubleShot report is a tipster stepping in and telling us the device will come in not one, not two but three colors and is likely a myTouch Slide 4G successor. Given the name doubleshot and the likelihood with which T-Mobile gives the myTouch line coffee based codenames we’re inclined to believe this is a very real possibility. Of course this is a strict rumor … [read full article]

Radio Shack Profits Affected By Low T-Mobile Sales

Reuters early morning report on the quarterly earnings of Radio Shack highlighted the weakness in the earnings based partially on T-Mobile sales. “RadioShack gave up a lot of compensation from AT&T and Sprint to carry T-Mobile, and this partnership doesn’t appear to be panning out the way management expected,” RBC Capital Markets analyst Scot Ciccarelli said last week. Sales at Radio Shack retail stores fell by 0.6% in the first quarter with the … [read full article]