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Samsung Vibrant Suffering GPS Issues? Quick Fix Available?

Quite a few of you have written in with complaints that the Samsung Vibrant is suffering from a GPS issue causing the phone to take forever to lock onto a GPS signal. Along with that, it can lock your signal, but incorrectly place your location and that just isn’t good. The fine folks at XDA developers are on the job and have come up with a temporary fix until Samsung fixes the issue with … [read full article]

Motorola Charm Dummy Shows Up In The Wild, Still Delayed

There really isn’t a whole lot to see here, but some of us (myself) really just want to see what a phone looks like in hand. Thanks to one lucky twitter follower whose T-Mobile store received Motorola Charm dummies gifted it to the boys at AndroidCentral. Also with this came continued confirmation regarding the Charm being delayed by Motorola due to battery related issues. No date was given so we’re sticking with August … [read full article]

Stop The Presses, iPhone Coming To T-Mobile In Q3?

Cult of Mac, certainly a trusty and prominent Mac related website is reporting that T-Mobile is in the “advanced stage” of talks with Apple to bring the iPhone to T-Mobile. This “highly placed source” pegs the chances of a T-Mobile iPhone at “80 percent likely that the iPhone will be coming to T-Mobile in Q3.” Those are some damn nice odds in the favor of T-Mobile. Of course this, like any iPhone rumor is … [read full article]

T-Mobile Officially Begins Teasing HSPA+ Phone

T-Mobile has begun its “official” if we can use that term loosely promotion of an upcoming mystery device that will run on its HSPA+ service. Now a bevy of devices are already available that can access this network, but none of which take full advantage of the promoted speeds. Going back to the first week of July, an unnamed T-Mobile spokesperson speaking to LightReading discussed that an HSPA+ handset would be forthcoming in September. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Officially Launches New HSPA+ Cities!

While we got word about this just over a week ago, tonight T-Mobile is officially announcing the launch of HSPA+ in another twenty four cities. With the launch of these cities T-Mobile now covers over 85 million Americans with its HSPA+ service and is well on its way to their end of 2010 goal of covering 185 million people in 100 major metropolitan cities. In addition to the newly launched cities, coverage has … [read full article]

T-Mobile Positioning To Purchase New Spectrum for LTE Network Push?

If reports are to be believed, T-Mobile, otherwise known as the greatest US wireless carrier in my opinion, is positioning itself to purchase some spectrum for an LTE network build out.  According to reports, T-Mo recently completed an eight-city spectrum interference study with the goal of convincing the federal government to auction off a huge portion of spectrum that T-Mobile might purchase and use to build an LTE network. If you want to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Buy One Get One Extended Through September 7th

T-Mobile’s Buy One Get One promotion feels like its been going on forever, and for good reason as its been extended yet again through September 7th. This smartphone offering has surely attracted more than a few of you and we welcome the continued offering from T-Mobile. Just remember, not every device, like the Samsung Vibrant qualifies as the “free” or “second” device, just the first phone. Something to keep in mind if … [read full article]

Is The Samsung Vibrant Night Mode A Worthwhile Replacement To Flash?

The Samsung Vibrant has undoubtedly been one of the most discussed phones in the history of TmoNews. One of the most prevalent discussion topics was the lack of flash as so many of you described this as an egregious error on Samsung’s part and a huge mistake in general for a device of this magnitude. Since the time the Vibrant has come out however, “night time mode” has been put through its paces and been shown … [read full article]

(Updated) Windows Phone 7 Technical Previews Hits The Internets

Updated: Slashgear has posted a 20 minute walkthrough video and we’ve embedded it below for your viewing pleasure! I’m not sure its completely safe to say that Windows Phone 7 has been all but ignored in the recent days, weeks and months since its preview early this year, however its certainly fallen off our radar. Windows Phone has been long needed an overhaul and now more than ever it needs to bring it’s … [read full article]

Motorola Charm Definitely Delayed Till August, Coming In Two Colors

The Motorola Charm may not have the T-Mobile Android masses as excited as the Samsung Vibrant, but it might welcome a new audience to the Android world. It was only a week ago that our first report surfaced regarding a possible delay in the Charm launch and given the above screen shot, the Charm has been delayed till August 25th. Our earlier report suggested that battery issues were to blame and that … [read full article]

Google Receives Last Batch Of Nexus One Handsets

If you’ve been planning on getting a Google Nexus One, you might want pull the trigger soon. Google today announced that it has received its last shipment of Nexus One handsets and that once it sells through this last shipment, it will close the Nexus One web store. Although it will halt Nexus One sales, Google says that Customer Support will still be available for current Nexus One owners. Just curious, but does anyone … [read full article]