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(Updated!) Samsung T839 Passes Through The FCC, Is This The Nightwing?

Updated: Turns out the Nightwing = Sidekick 4G!! It’s been a little over two months since the codename “Nightwing” popped up on our radar but the guys at PocketNow have given us reason to revisit the name. As a little background for our readers, typically a Samsung model that passes through the FCC with a name like “T839” is usually T-Mobile bound. We can tell this by both the “T” as … [read full article]

Best Buy Knocks $100 Off Nexus S Pricing

Anyone waiting for a good deal on the Nexus S better pay attention as Best Buy has knocked $100 off the purchase price for a limited time. Of course, when we say limited we mean through March 23rd but what reason do you have to wait? Your local Best Buy doesn’t even need to carry T-Mobile since they can ship the Nexus S to you anyway! I should mention that it appears … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces 5 Additional HSPA+ Cities

Oh HSPA+ announcements, we’ve longed for thee for many moons now. Thankfully you’ve returned in the form of 5 additional cities. Residents of Des Moines, Iowa, Gainesville and Panama City, Florida, Monterey, California and Savannah, Georgia say hello to HSPA+. In case you are keeping track, this brings T-Mobile’s total HSPA+ city count to 157 cities nationwide reaching over 200 million people. Download speeds can approach 5 Mbps in some cities and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Changes Price Point Of Upcoming 10GB Data Plan

Just days after we grabbed a screenshot of the upcoming changes to the webConnect price points, T-Mobile has gone and done a little revamping. Unfortunately, the changes aren’t for the better as the higher end 10 GB plan moves up from $79.99 to $84.99 prior to the 20% discount if grouped with a voice plan. We’re a little disappointed by this change and can’t for the life of us understand the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extends Samsung Discount Offer To Sidekick Customers

Feeling a little blue about the lack of Sidekick 4G details as of late? Well T-Mobile hears you and wants you to know they are aware of this, especially for current Sidekick customers who are facing a shutdown to their services. T-Mobile is currently offering current Sidekick customers an opportunity to upgrade to newer Samsung equipment at a 50% discount. While this offer was originally available till April 5, 2011, it … [read full article]

My Take On A Sprint/T-Mobile Merger/Acquisition/Buyout/Sale/Purchase/Transaction/

While I like to jokingly consider myself T-Mobile’s number one fan, it’s hard to argue that its position in the wireless marketplace is looking good. After a disappointing fourth quarter in 2010, we’re back today with yet another round of rumors and tech talk regarding a potential deal with Sprint. Only this time, things are a little different since, as Bloomberg reported earlier, Sprint would actually be the buyer this time. I’ve … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Considering T-Mobile USA Sale To Sprint?

If you may recall, just last week, Deutsche Telekom CFO Timotheus Hoettges ruled out rumors of DT selling its U.S branch. But now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests that Sprint is in talks with DT to acquire T-Mobile USA. According to people with knowledge of the matter, Sprint Nextel Corp. and Deutsche Telekom are holding meetings to discuss a possible acquisition. Citing multiple anonymous sources, Bloomberg states that discussions have been on … [read full article]

T-Mobile Unveiling New webConnect Plans, Including 10GB Plan

Our report that T-Mobile was preparing to introduce and change their existing data plans were met with both excitement and skepticism. Well, we’re excited to introduce, or more appropriately share thanks to one of our ninjas a screen grab showing upcoming webConnect plans that will launch March 13th. Along with the introduction of the new webConnect plans T-Mobile will also introduce system changes that will allow voice and data plans to be … [read full article]

T-Mobile Carrying HTC Mystery Device, The “Doubleshot?”

Not too long we told you to remember the codename “Pyramid,” as it would belong to the name of an upcoming Android phone sure to excite T-Mobile masses. Now, we ask you to remember the name “Doubleshot.” Admittedly we’re short on details unlike the Pyramid where we at least knew the latter was a 4.3 Android phone. What we do know is that the “Doubleshot” is the name of another HTC device. … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Release Nokia C7, To Be Known As Tiger?

We’ve been dropped a few morsels of upcoming Nokia goodness in the form of the Nokia C7 releasing as the Nokia “Tiger” later this month. With a screen size of 3.5 inches, internal memory at 8 gigs (expandable to 32 gigs), and an 8 megapixel camera with HD video capture the Tiger will make a great replacement for Nuron users looking to move up in the world. And while I hope for a … [read full article]

Blackberry OS 6 Available For 9700 Customers?

Yesterday, I posted a quick comment on Twitter regarding a number of emails I received regarding Blackberry 9700 users notifications they received from Desktop Manager that version 6.0.0.448 was available. I took it with a little bit of skepticism, however, given the sheer number of responses we received yesterday both through email and Twitter, we’re ready to call this real, albeit without official word from T-Mobile. You’ll have to plug … [read full article]