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Phonedog Unboxes The Garminfone

Noah, of Phonedog.com fame is back at it again with another unboxing and this time around, he is giving some love to the upcoming Garminfone. Now I have to admit, more of you have sounded off in the comments with interest in this device than I would have originally thought. So without further ado, watch the above video and let us know in the comments if you are still keeping this on your radar.

New White BlackBerry Bold Release Date

The White BlackBerry Bold release date has seemingly kept many of you up at night, waiting for us to announce that special day. Well take comfort TmoNews readers because May 26th looks to be that day. It’s tentative for right now and of course remains subject to change but for now both the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and the Fuchsia 8520 look to be dropping Wednesday May 26th. Stay tuned!

Nokia E73 Coming Soon?

We’re again working on thin info here but we’ve already said at least once that T-Mobile has the Nokia E73 on the books for the summer. Now, our sources are telling us that training for this device will begin sometime in June with a launch shortly thereafter. We know that this device isn’t likely to receive the sort of frenzy a new Android phone would, Nokia might be down but they aren’t out. Choice … [read full article]

HTC HD2 Update Coming Soon?

We can’t really confirm any details at this time but a little birdie gave word yesterday that the HTC HD2 is going to receive an update in the coming weeks. Expected to address various bugs and most importantly address issues of the device freezing our source was short on details. That’s all we have to go on for now, but as soon as we get wind of more details, we’ll get it out the … [read full article]

T-Mobile First Quarter Results Are In

T-Mobile reported their first quarter results and we will just get the bad right out of the way. T-Mobile lost 77,000 customers in the first quarter of 2010 compared to a net addition of 415,000 customers in the same quarter of last year. That’s the bad, the good news is they are still making money. With 5.2 million customers using 3G-capable devices and data ARPU up 16% from last quarter, T-Mobile is still poised … [read full article]

What Is Project Emerald?

For the past few days our sources have been whispering the words: “Project Emerald”. So naturally, the BIG question is, “What Is Project Emerald?” One of our highly trusted sources hit us up and told us a few details. Our source states that it is definitely a handset launch, and that Magenta is referring to it as, a ” new Nexus One-like device”. Our initial thought is that its the HTC Desire, (you … [read full article]

HSPA+ Update

It has been said before, and it will be said again, T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network is fast, very fast.  HSPA+ is now available in Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey and suburban Washington DC, with more markets (LA for instance) going live soon. T-mobile is currently focused on delivering this network to 185 million people by the end of the year.  What’s great about this HSPA+ network?  Simple.  It offers the speeds available from … [read full article]

Spin&Win A New T-Mobile Phone

Want a chance to win a T-Mobile phone?  Of course you do, and our friends over at PhoneDog are doing just that.  They have this One-Paw Bandit, spin to win game that will give you five spins on the website and another  spins over at their Facebook page.  You will need to sign up for an account, but it’s a free phone, so it’s worth it.  The current prize is a … [read full article]

Garminfone Set For June Release With $200 Price Tag

Today, Magenta has announced pricing and availability for its first Android-powered smartphone with Garmin GPS Navigation. The Garminfone will be available sometime in June for $200 after rebate on a new 2-year contract with a qualifying rate plan, and $450 sans contract. The Garminfone will be HSPA 7.2Mbps capable and will be available with a number of branded services and applications on board. It will include full support for Garmin navigation features, and will come … [read full article]

The Things I Love About Magenta

Yesterday, Noah Kravitz, Editor-in-Chief of Phonedog.com came to me and asked for an opportunity to jot down some thoughts and put his recent feelings of Magenta into perspective. As we love his video reviews over here, of course we said yes and the following are his thoughts on the T-Mobile perspective. Enjoy! There are things I love about all four major wireless carriers in the U.S., and things I love about some of the smaller … [read full article]

MyTouch 3G Update Details

We can all let out a collective “sigh” of relief.  Feels good, right?  The MyTouch 3G has been around for a while, and it’s about time that we hear some real talk about a software update.  According to T-Mobile’s VP of Production Innovation Andrew Sherrard, T-mobile is currently testing the new update internally, which is good for all those MyTouch users out there.  What will the update entail exactly?  Well, he also said that … [read full article]

Be The First To Own The MyTouch Slide

I’m really mixed about this sort of eBay sale as the seller came to me and asked that we help him out on getting attention to his auction.  We’ll help alright, we’ll help in expressing to you as we did already that your asking price is ridiculous. For the record, we were approached with the intent to purchase the device, we declined as as we’ve already learned buying phones can be bad for business. On … [read full article]