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T-Mobile To Only Sell Motorola Defy “Black” From Now On

Prepare yourself for some earth shattering news as T-Mobile will only sell the Motorola Defy in “Black” from now on. The above image indicates Motorola Defy sales will be of the all “Black” variant as opposed to the “Black Linen” which has the ivory tone backside. As of this writing both models are still available on T-Mobile.com so I’ll assume that will be the case until the remaining inventory of the Black … [read full article]

Nokia N9 Passes FCC With Support For T-Mobile

This might come as a little bit of a surprise as Nokia’s Meego-powered N9 handset passed the FCC today as model number RM-680. The FCC approved the N9 with a plethora of GSM and WCDMA bands including those to work on both AT&T and T-Mobile. Before anyone gets ahead of themselves, there is almost zero chance this device is a precursor to an AT&T/T-Mobile deal, Nokia just loves quadband and pentaband device support. … [read full article]

AT&T And T-Mobile Defend Their Position Against The Senate Judiciary Committee Recap

In case you didn’t catch our liveblog this morning covering the Senate Judiciary hearing on the AT&T/T-Mobile merger, you didn’t miss anything major but still missed quite the show. The hearing was aptly called “Is Humpty-Dumpy Being Put Back Together Again?” with an obvious tip of the hat to AT&T’s former monopoly position. Senators Herb Kohl, Al Franken, John Conryn, Richard Blumenthal, Michael Lee, Amy Klobuchar and Chuck Grassley presided over … [read full article]

Sprint Parodies T-Mobile Ad Campaign, Promptly Pulls Ad After Trans-Gender Group Complains

If by some odd chance you didn’t already know that Sprint wasn’t exactly a fan of the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger, perhaps this ad will show you they aren’t. This Satirical ad which is clearly a take off of the Carly ad campaign features a shady businessman with a cigar wearing an awfully familiar pink dress. “No matter how you dress it up, this takeover is bad for consumers and the economy. … [read full article]

Public Knowledge Uses TmoNews Poll As Consumer Voice

Didn’t think anyone would listen to our poll regarding your thoughts on the AT&T/T-Mobile deal? Our new friends at PublicKnowledge.org thought otherwise using the TmoNews poll inside their Presidents Gigi Sohn’s opening remarks before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust. You’ll definitely want to start paying attention around the 1:50 mark. This poll was designed to show that consumers with emphasis on the T-Mobile consumer have a voice and need to be heard. Special thanks … [read full article]

Watch Tomorrow’s Senate Hearing On AT&T/T-Mobile Acquisition

On Wednesday morning at 10:15am EST time executives from AT&T and T-Mobile will testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee in the hopes of justifying the acquisition of T-Mobile by AT&T. Tuesday afternoon saw a conference call with some of tomorrows witnesses who will appear before the Senate regarding the ramifications of such a deal. What are some of the main points you can expect to hear tomorrow? Thanks a … [read full article]

Unlimited Wi-Fi Calling Delayed, New Arrival Date Unknown

Some sad news for those of you eagerly awaiting the arrival of T-Mobile’s newest Wi-Fi calling promotion. Early expectations were for a systemwide launch May 11th launch as our leaked internal shot indicated. Unfortunately we’re just receiving word of a delay. T-Mobile hasn’t given a new date as to when this service will arrive but we’re hoping it won’t be long! Stay tuned for more details! Delayed Launch of Free Wi-Fi Calling … [read full article]

T-Mobile Picks Up “SnapPad” Trademark, New Tablet Incoming?

The US Patent and Trademark Office has often been a source of upcoming T-Mobile secret codenames and with the recent discovery of the “SnapPad” trademark we’re asking more questions. The trademark itself is meant for tablet computers along with T-Mobile picking up a number of domain names like T-MobileSnapPad.com and .net. We should note that it was back in December of 2010 that T-Mobile trademarked the “G-Slate” name which we … [read full article]

Andy Rubin Hints Toward Another Nexus Phone Arrival

During todays Google I/O conference Android head Andy Rubin sat down with the press and took a question about the future of Google’s Nexus brand series of devices. The question referred to Google’s efforts to work with carriers and OEM’s to push updates to Android devices faster and more efficiently and what this meant for the Nexus series? “I think the Nexus has been the thing we use to set the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says “Switch To Us, Get $125 Visa Gift Card.”

Boom, T-Mobile brings in a big surprise today with a $125 prepaid Visa debit card for switching to T-Mobile! If you sign up and choose the Even More Unlimited Talk Plan for $79.99 you qualify! During the checkout process just select the option to port your number  and head over to www.tmobilerebates.com and use the promo code SWITCH2TMO and get that $125 gift card! So there you have it, switch … [read full article]

T-Mobile Partners With Google, Android Updates For 18 Months

T-Mobile has partnered with Google in order to work toward a world where Android devices will receive platform updates for 18 months after a device launches. The only “catch” is that the hardware has to allow the update. I hope this doesn’t mean a phone can receive a 12 months update since it falls within that 18 month windows. This sounds great, but we’ll have to see a breakdown of the rules … [read full article]