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Samsung Confirms Sidekick 4G Hotspot, Tethering On Board

Samsung has confirmed to PhoneScoop a few unannounced features included in the Sidekick 4G. The Sidekick 4G will included both the Mobile Hotspot Feature as well as tethering on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. The Sidekick 4G will ship with a 2 GB microSD card along with the 1 GB of onboard memory. No word as to what size memory card the Sidekick 4G will take. If any of these questions have been bugging … [read full article]

T-Mobile Waives Call And Text Charges To Japan

T-Mobile followed suit with the rest of the wireless industry today by announcing that calls and texts to Japan from U.S. based customers would be free. In a situation where communication could be critical and finding out about loved ones a necessity, it’s nice to see the wireless industry make such moves. T-Mobile will provide this service backdated from March 11th through March 31st. T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced that the company is … [read full article]

HTC Pyramid Found Roaming Chinese Badlands?

There is little question the phone most of you want to know about is the HTC Pyramid, hopefully the first 4.3″ Android phone to hit T-Mobile. As is expected, one of the biggest questions is what exactly will it look like? Thanks to Chinese site XDA.cn we believe we now know. Sporting a 4.3″ screen with a 1.2 GHz processor (no word on dual core) and a 960 x 540 qHD display. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Sidekick 4G Details, Along With HSPA+ 21

T-Mobile, in combination with Samsung Mobile are officially unveiling to the world, the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G by Samsung. The newest Android smartphone in the T-Mobile lineup pays homage to the Sidekick of old while delivering Android power on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network complete with theoretical download speeds of up to 21 Mbps. Complete with a 3.5″ touchscreen marking the first entry into the Sidekick lineup that features a touch sensitive display. The “pop-tilt” … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 4G Network Wins PC World Smartphone Speed Test

Booyah, T-Mobile wins the PC World speed test for fastest Smartphones! Can I get a “what what?” The PC World speed test conducted in 260 locations spread amongst 13 cities found some clear winners, losers, good news and bad news about wireless service in the US as it stands. It’ll shock no one to learn that wireless carriers have gotten faster this year over last year. Surprising? Didn’t think so. The difference between … [read full article]

T-Mobile Officially Launches New webConnect Plans

We had some pretty good indications that T-Mobile would be unveiling some revamped webConnect data plans today and they have gone and done just that. As we checked out T-Mobile.com this morning we found that the 10 GB plan priced at $84.99 is very much real and ready for your consumption. There were no other surprises as expected and we’re thrilled to see the arrival of a higher than 5 GB data … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Discusses Sprint Buyout Rumors

It’s not unusual for large corporations to respond to certain rumors involving sales/acquisitions/buyouts especially those that have been ongoing for some time. We just received this letter written by Philip Humm, T-Mobile CEO in response to the ongoing rumors that once again surfaced. As expected, it’s a non-denial response that in our estimation leaves open any and all options for the company to pursue. There is nothing here that I can read … [read full article]

(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]