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Samsung Vibrant 4G In The Wild? Maybe Not.

BoyGeniusReport has been sent what is reported to be the first in the wild image of the Vibrant 4G. Calling the phone “smooth,” and “stupid fast,” the BoyGenius source claims the its is running Android 2.3 though with Samsung still working out the kinks the phone as it stands, isn’t running TouchWiz. With the front facing camera it sure looks like it could be the Vibrant 4G. I have to admit some … [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant 4G Launching February 23rd?

While most Samsung users are wondering just when exactly the original Vibrant might receive its update to Android 2.2, the Samsung Vibrant 4G has been blessed with a release date. As it stands, Samsung is taking a very public backlash (and by public, we mean by people who intensely follow cellphone blogs) but are forging ahead with the launch of an updated variant of the original Vibrant. So February 23rd looks to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Introduces Sign Up Page For LG-Slate Information

So you want to know more about the upcoming T-Mobile G-Slate, huh? Well, you are in luck because T-Mobile has set up a page where you can enter your email address and stay in the loop with upcoming information about the G-Slate. Of course, they’re talking strictly “on the books” information. We’ll do our best to keep you up to date with that and everything else we can dig up about this … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom To Present T-Mobile USA Strategy Next Week?

You’ll have to “Bear” (Bears win!!) with us on this one as I’m not sure what exactly the Reuters article is referring to. That being said, Reuters is reporting that Rene Obermann, CEO of T-Mobile USA parent company Deutsche Telekom, and Philip Humm, T-Mobile USA CEO “…are due on Thursday to present a strategy for the struggling US unit T-Mobile USA, which is the market’s No. 4 operator but has seen profits fall.” … [read full article]

One More Day Till The BIG PhoneDog Tablet Giveaway!

First of all, let me just say this: Bear Down Chicago Bears!!! Ok, now that I got that off my chest I have but one thing to say today. It’s just ONE day, that’s right, O-N-E more day till the big tablet giveaway! If you haven’t registered and liked the Facebook page, you are missing out for your chance to win! iPads, Galaxy Tabs and the Blackberry Playbook are all up for grabs … [read full article]

(Updated With Specs!) Huawei X6 Android Phone Spotted At FCC, AWS On Board

As usual, the FCC is a smorgasbord of goodies with the Huawei X6 breaking cover complete with the AWS frequencies required to run on T-Mobile. We’ve heard plenty of rumors that Huawei intended to bring at least one to two more handsets to T-Mobile this year and with 25 total devices on the way, it’s certainly possible this just might be one of them. While specs are mostly unknown, the user manual … [read full article]

T-Mobile Looking To Increase Premium Retailer Presence Nationwide

T-Mobile is looking to expand its “T-Mobile Premium Retailer Program” to a nationwide platform after having tested the program regionally for several years. T-Mobile hopes to increase the roll out of branded outlets by independent retailers which don’t require direct, corporate investment from the Magenta mothership herself. Currently, T-Mobile operates more than 2,000 corporate locations throughout the country and has more than 500 branded outlets since the time it began testing out the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Ranks Third For Android Froyo 2.2 Updates

It’s almost as if the timing of this report is just fuel to the fire that has surrounded the Android community this week an anger grows over the lack of Galaxy S updates. This is an unscientific finding to be sure but JR Raphael of Computerworld via his own blog Android Power compiled this info which shows T-Mobile ranking in the third position for the time it takes to launch a device and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Cancelling kidConnect And Take Control Plans

For those currently on kidConnect or Take Control plans, T-Mobile will soon begin to cancel your rate plans. According to T-Mobile, due to systems changes, Take Control and kidConnect grandfathered rate plans will be removed from T-Mobile systems in the next few months. For those of you still enrolled in either of those plans will be notified by mail, text message, or a call from Take Control/kidConnect rep to convert your plan over to … [read full article]