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Grading The First Quarter Results For The Big 4

Look, the bottom line is we know T-Mobile’s first quarter numbers that dropped earlier this week could have been better. They could have been ALOT better. As Verizon and AT&T pull away from the pack and as Sprint struggles the time is ripe for T-Mobile to make big moves, at least enough with which they can hurdle themselves back into the contest for third place. Sprint is ahead by 14 million customers but struggling … [read full article]

T-Mobile Formally Announces New Prepaid Calling Plans

T-Mobile has formally announced the introduction of their new Prepaid offerings with a focus on “setting the benchmark for the best value for its customers.” Comparatively speaking, against the big 4 carriers and not including their own little MVNO’s these offerings are very competitive and may indeed be the best Prepaid offering available from a major carrier. Thankfully, we’ve had wind of these plans for some time and now that they are formally … [read full article]

BlackBerry 9700 Update Coming May 18th

Update: According to the official T-Mobile forums, this update will actually launch May 19th…not the 18th and certainly not the 11th. We swear, its launching tomorrow, honest injun! For many of you the Blackberry 9700 has been a terrific device following the excellent tradition RIM has set forth. For some of you, the 3G-dropped call issue has plagued you from the very beginning but fear not, T-Mobile is working with RIM to … [read full article]

Project Emerald Details Emerge, Possible Sidekick Successor Running Android?

Earlier this week we provided our viewers with exclusive details on the upcoming “Project Emerald“. Although there was much speculation suggesting that Project Emerald was the Samsung Galaxy S, our sources tell us that HTC is in fact the manufacturer. Our source is also claiming that the device is to be called the “Sidekick Twist,” though nothing has been finalized; so as usual, that is subject to change. Additionally, we hear … [read full article]

Stop The Presses, Google To Stop Selling Nexus One Online

Honestly, I don’t think anyone is going to be surprised to hear that Google has announced the end of the Nexus One online sales. Instead, they’ll be adopting a global method of selling devices in-stores with partner carriers. The website will shift to promoting the “…variety of Android phones available globally.” Google isn’t too proud to admit that some strategies work and others don’t and that while they are pleased with the adoption of … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S Confirmed For T-Mobile?

Well, what do we have here? Howard Chui of Howardforums.com fame was lucky enough to get his hands on a Samsung Galaxy S and out of his video, rumors are flying that it’s a T-Mobile variant. The most obvious cause for rumor is the “Media Server Name” with the designation T-959. Phones produced by Samsung for T-Mobile are always designated T-XX9. The last digit is usually a pretty clear indicator that the device … [read full article]

Android UMA Phones Coming Soon?

We’ve long heard Android owners cries for a UMA enabled Android device, and it looks like those tears just might have paid off. According to the folks over at BoyGenius, Magenta will be testing UMA calling on Android device starting Q3 of this year (Its about time). For those that don’t know what UMA is, Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) is a technology that allows a UMA capable mobile phone to seamlessly switch back and forth … [read full article]

Three Upcoming Samsung’s On Their Way to Magenta

For those of you who aren’t yet in the Android/Blackberry/Windows Phone/iPhone/Smartphone camp, T-Mobile has still got you covered. T-Mobile and their mighty fine manufacturing partner Samsung are set to release 3 handsets this coming summer covering a range of designs. First, we have the T359 shown above which will replace the aging T349. Coming with a 1.3 megapixel camera, full html browsing and oddly added in, active sync exchange mail support. Kind of an interesting … [read full article]