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Motorola Acknowledges Cliq Update Fiasco

Well, folks, it seems that the Motorola is finally acknowledging the issues that the Cliq 1.3.18 update (you know, the one that transformed Cliqs into bricks) caused users.  In a statement made to the blog These Are The Droids, Motorola said: Last week, the CLIQ 1.3.18 over-the-air software update began rolling out to consumers.  While the vast majority of updates were successful, a very small number of consumers reported a date error and found that, after factory resetting … [read full article]

Microsoft Crushes Hopes Of A WP7 Upgrade For HD2

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There have been quite a few rumors of a Windows Phone 7 OS upgrade for the HD2, and, until now, there was hope for a possible upgrade to the Windows Phone 7.  In an interview with APC Magazine, Microsoft claims that the HTC HD2 does not meet their criteria for the new OS.  Natasha Kwan, General Manager for Microsoft’s Mobile Communications Business in the Asia-Pacific region, pointed out that the HD2 will not qualify for an … [read full article]

Moto Cliq XT in T-Mobile Branding

Motorola Cliq XT on T-Mobile

Have you been longing for Moto Blur, but you would really appreciate a thinner device and no keyboard? (GASP! I know, but I fit into that category)  The WiFi equipped, Android 1.5, Blur covered Cliq XT might just be your phone. It is rumored to be launching on March 10th.  While nothing is completely shocking about this phone, I hear there is a secret feature which is quite interesting.  Apparently, the face of the phone outside … [read full article]

HTC HD2 Releasing Mid-March?

RUMOR ALERT! Let me just preface this post by saying we are filing it strictly in the rumor category.  Nailing down the release date of the HTC HD2 has proved elusive with regards to actual T-Mobile information.  We can only note that “Spring” is the anticipated timeframe.   However, the HTC HD2 release date rumor mill has begun to discuss the possibility that the HTC HD2 will be releasing Mid-March, or March 12th or 17th … [read full article]

All U.S Android Handsets To Get 2.1 Goodness?

Here is some news that will definitely excite those of you running an outdated version of the Android OS on your handset.  The guys over at AndroidandMe are reporting that ALL U.S Android handsets will get an update to Android 2.1.  But there’s a catch!  Processor speeds will prevent all of them from receiving every single feature that is present on the Nexus One, such as live wallpapers.  Nonetheless, the handset will have the Android 2.1 … [read full article]

Dell Netbook Makes Another Cameo

If you hadn’t yet started to believe that T-Mobile would finally unveil its first 3G equipped netbook, this image might sway you into becoming a believer.  Unfortunately, the details we want most, exact pricing and release date (still placing our money on March 24th), are nowhere to be found but I think this puts to rest any disbelief that T-Mobile was about to roll out its first Netbook.  The only solid piece of information here … [read full article]

T-Mobile G1 Update Rolling Out

Let me  just start off by saying that this is NOT the update G1 owners have been patiently waiting for.  Instead, it’s a minor update exactly like the one the original myTouch 3G received earlier this month.  The Android 1.6 update (DMD64) OTA is rolling out starting today, February 26th, and will gradually make it to the masses by March 15th.  The update improves G1 user’s call performance and does not include any additional feature enhancements.  … [read full article]

MyTouch 1.2 Inventory Low

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Our heartfelt condolences to all of you who wanted the myTouch 3G w/3.5 mm jack. If you’ve been yearning to get your hands on the new myTouch, sadly you will have to wait until the spring season. Due to a low inventory, T-Mobile is temporarily removing the device from the Handset Upgrade program. If you can’t wait until mid-March, consider looking for T-Mobile stores that might have some leftovers. If all else fails, you’ll be sure to find … [read full article]

CLIQ Succumbs To Firmware Downfall

If you haven’t gotten around to downloading the new firmware 1.3.18, STOP!  As the old saying goes, ” if it ain’t broke…don’t fix it”.  In this case, if you haven’t updated yet, you may want to consider holding off.  For Motorola CLIQ users, T-Mobile has issued a warning advising users that have updated to the new firmware not to to use the MASTER RESET button (I know you want to).  It appears that ever since … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reports 4th Quarter Earnings

T-Mobile announced today 2009 Q4 numbers showing a definite turn-around from the previous business quarter. The addition of 371,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter is a definite turnaround from the previous quarter’s loss of 77,000 subscribers.  With a churn rate of 2.5%, T-Mobile saw an increase over the previous quarter and it was the same as 2008 Q4 results.  The introduction of the new Even More and Even More Plus plans is credited with the subscriber … [read full article]

Dell Netbook Continues To Peek Out From The Curtain

Following our previous news of a Dell netbook headed to T-Mobile, we now have some fresh news!  We have confirmed the upcoming Dell netbook as the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 as our ninjas have scored us some details. According to our sources, Magenta is launching several tier 3 (high-end) devices this March/April.  In order to prepare for these launches, T-Mobile stores will receive provisioned SIM cards for each of the new devices.  These devices include the … [read full article]