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RIM Gives Some Love to Mac Users

For a long time Mac OSX users have been excluded from using BlackBerry Desktop Manager to manage their BlackBerry. However, now there is no need to purchase a PC to take advantage of the Desktop Manager.  Research in Motion (RIM) is officially releasing BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac! BlackBerry Desktop Manager software is designed to run on Mac computers with Mac OS 10.5.5 and higher and supports BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry OS 4.2 and higher. The software is expected … [read full article]

The Big Easy Wakes Up To 3G

This morning, New Orleans became the next city in the magenta world to begin enjoying all that is 3G goodness. With yesterday’s press release of the Motorola Cliq, T-Mobile stated that they plan to cover 200-million pops by the end of the year and this week bevy of launches shows just that. New Orleans is a town unlike any other and I’m happy to deliver the news to its fine residents/T-Mobile customers of their newly … [read full article]

Cliq Pricing And Release Date Formalized

The Cliq is dominating headlines in the T-mobile world today with glimpses at the packaging and an official confirmation of the pre-order date. Well, what about the  information that you, the readers, truly want: release date and price. Starting first with the release date, November 2nd is the day. The pre-order window is open from October 19th through November 1st with nationwide availability the following day. As for pricing,  it will not be free as … [read full article]

Countdown To Cliq Pre-sale Has Officially Begun

Well, we called the pre-order date for the Cliq almost right after the announcement. As the above picture shows, our info was right on the money as the countdown has begun. This settles the release date chaos quite nicely, and  we can all be thankful knowing exactly how long we have to save our pennies.  Courtesy of T-mobile themselves, images are leaking direct from the T-mobile homepage to the Cliq pre-order. Coincidentally, this comes right … [read full article]

More Proof T-mobile Rules In Wireless Customer Service

As wireless customers we put an unusually high amount of reliance in our cell phones and for good reason: portability is a key factor in our lives. When the cell phone stops working, it’s almost as if life slows down to a crawl along with it. That being said, among the four major carriers, which survives the real world test of customer service? No JD power awards to be given here–just real world testing under real world … [read full article]

Super Secret Cliq Box Unveiled

While we continue to patiently wait until the expected October 19th preorder date for the Cliq, our friends over at LeakDroid have got their hands on the Motorola Cliq box. And may I say, this box is very nicely designed. The box art isn’t the only thing LeakDroid recieved. Here is some extra information about the goodies the Cliq offers: Box comes with headphones/mic to plug into the headphone jack. no case. the box has … [read full article]

Pittsburgh Waking Up To 3G

Pittsburgh, your morning has finally come to embrace the goodness that belongs to T-mobile 3G. We at TmoNews know you have waited patiently for some time now. However, this is your morning to enjoy the glory that has become the announcement of another 3G City, so revel in it, it is magnificent! Thanks to everyone who sent this in!

Cellphones Radiate, um…Radiation

So this isn’t really groundbreaking news, but cellphones ooze radiation every single second after you press that power button.  Now, however, there is a nifty little website (created by the Environmental Working Group) that ranks over 1,000 phones by radiation level.  So, head on over if you are worried about your daily consumption of radiation.  Spoiler Alert, the MyTouch 3G is up there as one of the worst phones, but the … [read full article]

Columbia SC Goes 3G

Good afternoon TmoNews readers! Today is a very special day for T-Mobile subscribers in Columbia, South Carolina. Yup you guessed it! 3G is officially here! Congratulations guys! Feel free to sound off in the comments with your excitement! And once again for those of you still waiting patiently for 3G to be announced, we will keep you guys updated!

Open Comment Weekend

You have seen it before, but now we have a little change.  Instead of the standard Open Comment Friday tradition, we are going to try opening the comments section for the weekend instead.  This is your time to discuss what ever comes to mind (hopefully it is T-Mobile related); T-Mobile has left a bunch to be chatted about in the comments.  Maybe you can talk about the latest Android news, T-Mobiles ever expanding 3G … [read full article]

T-Mobile Seeking Additional Spectrum

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According to the Wall Street Journal, T-Mobile asked that an additional spectrum, currently reserved for public safety channels, be freed up for commercial carriers.  AT&T, on the other hand, wants to keep the spectrum open for public safety organizations but supports that the spectrum be reserved for LTE (and hey, T-Mobile is up for that).  The spectrum in question, if you care, is the 700 D Block band, and it certainly lines up … [read full article]