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(Updated)Some More “In The Wild” Fun With The Galaxy S Relay 4G, Benchmark Scores And All

Update: After emailing T-Mobile, we’ve been told the off contract price is $499.99. After getting a quick look at the Galaxy S Relay 4G yesterday, we’ve been handed some more images of the device hanging around in the wild, including a benchmark shot and a look at the smartphone cuddling up next to its Galaxy S III sibling. What’s most noticeable and with the understanding that some of you place far … [read full article]

T-Mobile Document Shows iPhone 5 Nano SIM Card Branding For T-Mobile, Apple Announces Unlocked iPhone 5 Pricing

T-Mobile already  “announced” that they would begin receiving Nano SIMs in preparation for customers wishing to use an iPhone 5. Well, we’ve got a bit of double confirmation for you thanks to this this internal screenshot which highlights the different between the three types of SIM cards now in use or set to be used by T-Mobile customers. As you can see, the Nano SIM is exclusive to the iPhone 5 as no … [read full article]

T-Mobile Shows Off Device Testing Robot, Employees Do The Robot Dance

Say hello to T-Mobile’s tap-happy device testing robot: T-Mobile has always been committed to providing our customers with the best product and network experience possible. In 2007, T-Mobile noticed a trend, that as mobile operating systems got more and more sophisticated, software was appearing more frequently as a reason noted for device returns. So an innovative T-Mobile engineer decided to create his own way to test the hundreds of functions on every phone … [read full article]

(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]