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(Updated) Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G Retail Box Shows Snapdragon S3 Processor

Updated Quote from T-Mobile: The Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G will have a 1.5-GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 processor.  We’re making updates to the Galaxy S Relay 4G boxes in real time, but all devices will have the S4 processor. Here we are again, back at the drawing board with the Galaxy S Relay 4G and a game of internal processor musical chairs. After speaking with T-Mobile yesterday and after a series … [read full article]

T-Mobile Begins Marketing For Unlocked iPhone Support, Hopes To Have Nano-SIM By Mid-October

I wouldn’t say that T-Mobile is trying to riding today’s iPhone wave per se, that would actually require them to carry the next-generation iPhone product, which unfortunately they won’t do. However, today does mark the beginning of their marketing efforts to attract unlocked iPhone 4S owners over to the Magenta network with the promise of “true” Unlimited Data and plenty of savings over AT&T. As it stands, T-Mobile retail stores will … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Snapdragon S4 Chip Inside Galaxy S Relay 4G

I’m going to make this short and sweet and tell you, in a reversal of our beliefs I’m overjoyed to post, T-Mobile has confirmed that the Galaxy S Relay 4G does indeed have a Snapdragon S4 processor. Our original intel, before the phone was officially announced had pointed in that direction, and then following the official announcement had us considering that Samsung would release the phone with a Snapdragon S3. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Offering $100 Mail-In Rebate For Unlocked iPhone Owners Until September 30th

As T-Mobile’s campaign to entice to bring their unlocked iPhone’s from AT&T over to Magenta kicks off tomorrow, at least some retail locations are offering an extra incentive. Right now we can only confirm this offer for the Northeast and Southeast regions of the country as they take part in a pilot to promote T-Mobile’s network with unlimited data allowing customers who activate a Value Plan with their unlocked AT&T iPhone … [read full article]

New Root Metric Study Says T-Mobile HSPA+ Shouldn’t Be Lost In “LTE Shuffle”

The good folks at RootMetrics are back with another network study breakdown spanning 75 markets, 100,000 miles and 500,000 driven and indoor data tests to find the very best in wireless data service. I’ll jump right to the conclusion and let you all in on how T-Mobile performed: T-Mobile, meanwhile, often recorded download speeds that were closer to LTE speeds than you might expect and was very close to AT&T in overall performance. … [read full article]

Samsung Says Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update Coming In October

Samsung confirmed earlier today that the Galaxy S III will begin receiving Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as soon as October. During the launch of UK’s first LTE network, Samsung said: “the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system will be available on the Galaxy S3 from October.” Of course, that likely means that unlocked Galaxy S III units will get first dibs with carrier branded handsets coming sometime thereafter. T-Mobile will obviously need … [read full article]

Nokia Hints At New Features Coming To Existing Lumia Lineup

While Nokia’s big focus is on their upcoming Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 launches, they aren’t forgetting their first-generation Lumia customers as they announce a slew of new features coming to existing handsets. The Finish company confirmed via a blog post today that existing handset owners won’t be left behind as Windows Phone 8 draws near. The current Lumia range of smartphones will continue to be supported by Nokia with a new … [read full article]

Will You Bring An Unlocked Smartphone To T-Mobile’s Refarmed Network?

For a moment forget about all the attention T-Mobile is placing on the iPhone and their soon-to-be refarmed network, and remember that the iPhone is just one of many smartphones that will take advantage of this new capability. In fact, any phone with 1900MHz HSPA+ or HSDPA will be table to take advantage of T-Mobile’s refarmed network in a big way and that opens up the door for a heap of new possibilities. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces September 19th Galaxy S Relay 4G Release Date

T-Mobile just dropped word via a quick press release that the Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G will be available nationwide at T-Mobile retail stores, select national retailers and online via T-Mobile.com beginning September 19th. Expected to cost $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a qualifying Classic voice and data plan, the Relay 4G will also be available with a qualifying Value plan for $99.99 down and 20 equal monthly payments … [read full article]

T-Mobile Officially Details Unlocked iPhone Support In Retail Stores

T-Mobile may be the only national carrier without official iPhone support, but that doesn’t mean they are going to pass up an opportunity to provide support for iPhone owners looking for better service and price. In a detailed post sent out to media outlets, T-Mobile officially unveiled its path to offering unlocked iPhone’s by increasing in-store support, employee training and new services making their way to the Apple App Store. Beginning September … [read full article]