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Samsung Hercules Unveiled For T-Mobile, Galaxy S 2 Variant Confirmed

The vaunted Samsung Hercules is rumored to be T-Mobile’s first HSPA+ 42Mbps device and if nothing else about the device grabs your attention, that fact alone should. Up until this point it’s look, style, color and pretty much everything else has been a guessing game. Will it or won’t it be a Samsung Galaxy S 2 model or variant for T-Mobile has been a question we’ve been asking ourselves almost daily since … [read full article]

Is This The Samsung Hercules, 4.5″ Of Android Dual-Core Awesomeness?

Is it possible? Can it be? Are we looking at what is possibly the first sighting in the wild of the Samsung Hercules? At first glance it looks almost exactly like the Samsung Galaxy S 2, the Samsung model the Hercules is based off of. Except that this is a 4.5″ screen according to the folks at MobileSyrup who got their hands on the image courtesy of a tipster that attended … [read full article]

T-Mobile Wants To Know If Your Phone Is Suddenly Losing Battery

For a few days now (post July 28th) a small group of T-Mobile customers, specifically T-Mobile G2 owners have been experiencing “massive battery drains” and after a few days of T-Mobile watching this develop they are now asking for your help. In order to tackle this situation quickly and aggressively they need some feedback…kind of like the who, the what and the how. So we’re going to hook you up with a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts Carly Commercial Promoting T-Mobile’s “Best Plan Ever”

T-Mobile is taking this whole $49.99 each line two line promotional family plan seriously with a thirty-second commercial spot promoting it. Of course, Carly is the main star even even though T-Mobile calls this its “Best Plan Ever” which is noteworthy in and of itself. Those are some bold words considering some of the excellent rate plans T-Mobile has had over the years. Watch for yourself and tell us what you think…and pick up this rate … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts Second Quarter Financials, Loses 50,000 Customers

T-Mobile issued its second quarter earnings statement today and while the outlook for the future isn’t as bad as some had previously thought, there is still cause for concern. According to the press release T-Mobile lost a total of 50,000 customers during the second quarter of 2011. However, the second quarter loss is actually a step in the right direction when one considers that’s not as bad as the 93,000 customers T-Mobile … [read full article]

Is Deutsche Telekom Ignoring T-Mobile USA While AT&T Deal Awaits Approval?

While we await Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA’s second quarter numbers set to be released sometime tomorrow an article coming out of Bloomberg shows analyst concern that T-Mobile USA is being left behind by their parent company. T-Mobile USA is expected to see a net contract customer loss of close to 350,000 customers from last quarter according to UniCredit SpA analyst Thomas Friedrich. That would  bring their total contract losses from the last … [read full article]

HTC Sensation 4G Up First For Unlocked Bootloader Promises HTC

The good folks at HTC have come through and fulfilled their promise to provide us with info on the unlocked boot loader situation, specifically with the HTC Sensation 4G. So let’s just right to the important details and lay out HTC’s plans for the unlocked bootloader: New devices will continue to ships with a locked boot loader HTC will support unlocking future devices with a web-based tool The HTC Sensation … [read full article]

HTC Wildfire S Unboxing Video

The HTC Wildfire S is a perfect introductory and affordable Android device launching today on T-Mobile’s network. The Wildfire S is a definite mid-range smartphone that is perfect for Mom or the brand new smartphone user who just doesn’t need the papa bears of the smartphone world. In any case our friend Aaron from PhoneDog is unboxing the HTC Wildfire S and so we present 8 minutes of 3.2″ touchscreen Android goodness. PhoneDog

T-Mobile’s Best Rate Plan Ever?

We’ve been receiving wind of this Value Plan dedicated page all day and at first glance it does appear to be quite the offering if you haven’t been keeping up with the new Value Plans: two lines for $49.99 each totaling $99.98 (like the math we did there) with add a lines costing $15 for 500 minutes. So what’s the catch as this plan seems almost to good … [read full article]

Is This The Nation’s Most Advanced T-Mobile Store?

According to an article written by the Carlsbad Patch.com online AOL magazine the T-Mobile PhoneZone Retail location in Carlsbad, California is the most advanced T-Mobile store in the country. Store owner Ken Plachno calls it the “technologically most advanced cell phone store in the nation and very experimental.” Brave words for Mr. Plachno but a quick look at the video shows that the T-Mobile PhoneZone is definitely trying something new with their learning center. “Additionally, we are … [read full article]