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Google Wanted To Subsidize Data Plans Through T-Mobile Before Android Platform Launched

As the Oracle v. Google trial continues today over patents, documents shown during the trial hinted that Google mentioned to T-Mobile back in 2006 that it wanted to subsidize Android data plans for $9.99. By Google’s math, customers would pay just $9.99 a month for unlimited data — to help subsidize the reduced cost, the company would forgo commissions it would earn from T-Mobile for referring Android buyers to its online store. Google … [read full article]

FCC Approves AT&T Spectrum Transfer To T-Mobile

The Federal Communications Commission has approved the transfer of AWS spectrum licenses from AT&T to T-Mobile USA as of today. The spectrum transfer is part of the break-up fee awarded by AT&T to T-Mobile after the formers failed acquisition of the latter. T-Mobile gains licenses in 128 markets, including 12 of the top 20 markets. “We applaud the FCC for acting swiftly to approve the transfer of these spectrum licenses,” said Neville Ray, … [read full article]

Motorola DROID 4, DROID BIONIC And DROID RAZR Work On T-Mobile’s EDGE Network

This story personifies why Android is an awesome platform as it allows for hacking, tweaking, rooting, and tinkering as the folks at XDA make a very cool discovery. As it turns out, the Motorola DROID BIONIC running on Verizon Wireless actually supports global GSM bands for use on both AT&T and T-Mobile networks. At first, the idea was dismissed, but after working deeper and deeper into the phone’s hardware, it was discovered that … [read full article]

T-Mobile Wallet Now Working On Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Devices

Great news for unlocked Galaxy Nexus owners on T-Mobile who have looked for a Google Wallet solution since the phone was unveiled. According to a Engadget report, Google Wallet is now working on a Galaxy Nexus with a T-Mobile sim installed and operating. Previously, Google Wallet had only worked on unlocked AT&T models. Engadget has yet to attempt any transactions with the Google Wallet app, but things are looking good. This is … [read full article]

(Updated) T-Mobile Branded Samsung Galaxy Note Hanging In The Wild, Looking Awesome

Updated: I’ve updated the post to include an image indicating Wi-Fi calling is pre-installed as well the 2500mAh battery.  We’re about to put aside any doubt any of you may have had surrounding the future availability of the Galaxy Note on T-Mobile. We’ve had two indications that the 5.3″ “phablet” was forthcoming — first through a revealing user agent string which helped us find the size of the screen and second, … [read full article]

Don’t Forget About Magenta Deal Days And Trade Up To A New Smartphone

With the HTC One S dropping in less than 24 hours, take advantage of T-Mobile’s “Magenta Deal Days” and get $100 back when you trade in your old smartphone and purchase any 4G smartphone. This offer begins tomorrow, April 25th and ends May 8th. Thinking about getting rid of your iPhone, get a guaranteed $200 trade-in with the purchase of any T-Mobile 4G smartphone. That’s a great deal and I would highly … [read full article]

Google Launches Google Drive, Will Dropbox Meet Its Match?

We haven’t really covered much on Google Drive over the years as its long been rumored to come out, only to be pushed back and pushed back some more. That has all changed as Google officially unveils Google Drive, their Dropbox competitor and if you’re a Google or Android fan, this may just be the service that has you kicking Dropbox to the curb. The service will offer 5GB of storage space for … [read full article]

Big News From Google, Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Now Available For Just $399.99

Whoa, big big news from Google as they release an unlocked Galaxy Nexus device available directly from the Google Play store for $399.99. This unlocked, pentaband device supports HSPA+ 21Mbps and will work perfectly on T-Mobile’s network. As you see in the picture, T-Mobile is even highlighted as a supporting network along with other GSM carriers in the United States. This is an incredible offer and easily the best price we’ve seen on … [read full article]

LG Support Forum Posts Complete List Of Changes For G2x Software Update

While T-Mobile and LG have already officially announced the P999-V21y software update for the G2x, we were a little short on details for the full list of enhancements and bug fixes. T-Mobile listed random reboot and power off fixes, device stability improvements, wi-fi calling improvements and boot up fixes but the list goes on after that. Thanks to a post on LG’s support forum, we’ve got a complete breakdown of the … [read full article]

Samsung Details Ice Cream Sandwich Updates For Nations Top Carriers, No Info For T-Mobile?

I can imagine this looks really bad for T-Mobile’s Samsung user base as Samsung details their planned Ice Cream Sandwich rollout for the nations top four carriers. While Sprint, Verizon and AT&T see specifically named device, T-Mobile is left with just a statement: “We are in close communication with T-Mobile to ensure that eligible devices are upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the coming months and will provide updates as … [read full article]