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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]

(Updated: Likely a non-issue) Samsung Vibrant Experiencing Reception Issues Similar To iPhone 4?

Update: After speaking with a  number of Vibrant owners, none of whom can replicate this issue we’re chalking this up either to gripping the handset so tightly its smothering or simply a fluke. Enjoy your phone and don’t worry about the iPhone 4 drama. After today’s official launch of the Samsung Vibrant, we’ve been receiving a good amount of complaints from Vibrant owners regarding reception degradation. Vibrant owners seem to be experiencing issues similar to … [read full article]

Samsung Behold 2 Update Pulled, Behold 2 Users Cry In Dismay

Oh here we go again, trouble in the Samsung Behold 2 world. After ALL that went down regarding updates or a lack of receiving them, Samsung “lying” or not, T-Mobile and Samsung made somewhat good on their promise to deliver an upgrade. Of course, that upgrade has now been pulled due to troubles some users were experiencing. Stating that some users were reporting “signal quality concerns,” the update, which began rolling out … [read full article]

HTC To Ship 8.5 Million Phones Through The End of 2010?

If the Commercial Times, a Chinese news outlet has this right, HTC plans to ship somewhere in the neighborhood of 8.5 million phones through years end. Part of their plan to take over the world hit this number is to launch six more devices before 2011 rolls around. We are of course somewhat positive that at least two of these devices are Android-based and showing up on T-Mobile, the HTC Vanguard and the [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant Live On T-Mobile.com

Update: For those of you picking up the Vibrant today, we want to see pictures of your new baby, make it a funny shot and perhaps it’ll get posted to the blog!!! Send pictures to david@tmonews.com The wait is over! Arguably one of the most powerful and fastest Android handsets to date, the T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant is now available for sale on T-Mobile.com. Boasting a stunning 4 inch Super AMOLED display powered by a … [read full article]

Getting Social with T-Mobile

T-Mobile has made it very clear that their strategy is to promote friends and families.  What better way is there to stay connected with these friends and families than by using those crazy social networks that the kids seem to love these days.  Oh, right…I guess we could make some phone calls, but who wants to do that (it’s the 21st century people, I mean really).  Anyways, T-Mobile is getting into the social network game … [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant Meta-Review Extravaganza

So we’re less than 18 hours from the launch of  perhaps the most discussed phone in the history of TmoNews and yet there are those of you still on the fence. In that case, we’re going to do one of our familiar (if you’ve been here before) meta-reviews to help you determine if this is the right phone for you Since T-Mobile keeps “losing” our address with demo phones, we’re going to share the thoughts … [read full article]

T-Mobile Looking For Early Testers For Cliq XT Update, Sadly Not Android 2.1

Let’s just get this right out of the way and say that this update is a bug fix, improved stability update and NOT the much-anticipated Android 2.1 update for the Motorola Cliq XT. T-Mobile is looking for just 1000 people to beta test this update and you just might get selected if you subscribe to this thread from the Official T-Mobile forums. We don’t know if anything else will get snuck into … [read full article]