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Motorola To Develop Module To Help Make 3G Phones More Awesome

Well now, this sure is interesting. Motorola in an attempt to capitalize on its “we’re back” attitude given the recent success of the Droid is going to take a new approach, solve the homelessness situation, build a radio module capable of working on all HSPA frequencies in the United States. That means 3G devices that are capable of working on both AT&T AND T-Mobile. That’s just damn cool. Unfortunately though, as Engadget points out, Motorola isn’t building … [read full article]

Congratulations To Samsung Behold II Contest Winners!

Congratulations go out to Behold22, one of the winners of the Samsung Behold 2 contest and one of our forum regulars. What originally was a too good to be true contest through Samsung with hourly winners had quickly turned into speculation regarding its authenticity. Well question no more as the winners have started receiving their devices along with a lovely letter that points out the need for being a T-Mobile customer to use this device. I … [read full article]

T-Mobile Introduces New Payment Option For Android Market

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Just over a month ago, T-Mobile CTO Cole Brodman was speaking at the Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco and promised carrier billing for the Android market. In an effort to streamline the purchase process and increase Android Market sales, T-Mobile hoped carrier billing would increase apps purchased on the go. As of yesterday, December 9th, this option is now live via an “invisible” update to the Android Market that requires nothing other than owning an … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Release Windows Mobile 6.5 Next Month?

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The good news is that this isn’t the 400th article this month talking about a potential Sprint/T-Mobile merger. The better news is that this rumor has a stronger chance of coming true than a Sprint/T-Mobile merger. One of my trusty ninjas hit me up tonight with information claiming that a Windows Mobile 6.5 update will see the light of day for the TouchPro2 and Dash 3G beginning January 6th, 2010. No other info was offered … [read full article]

Hands-On With T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 21Mbps Network

With T-Mobile promising to roll out HSPA 7.2 by years end, and HSPA+ 21Mbps by the middle of 2010, a few lucky residents of Philly have already been blessed with T-Mobile’s ultra fast 3G network. A lucky individual over at jkontherun was kind enough to share his hands-on experience with T-Mobile’s HSPA+, currently live in the Philadelphia area. Using a T-Mobile webConnect USB stick the individual started out and tested T-Mobile’s current 3G network, which … [read full article]

Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Rumors Continue

Here we go again, yet another Sprint/T-Mobile merger rumor. Although this time the odds seemed to have improved to 55%. According to the Wall Street Journal, Sprint shares have increased more than 6 percent after Citigroup raised the wireless provider’s ratings on Wednesday. Michael Rollins, a Citigroup analyst believes that T-Mobile will be buying Sprint within the next year. As you already know, Sprint, the nation’s third-largest wireless carrier has been losing subscribers left and right … [read full article]

More 3G Launches For December

Another day, another set of 3G launches as this week continues the T-Mobile final push to a  2009 goal of 200 million 3G users. Fort Wayne, Indiana and St. Cloud Minnesota have gone official with rumors of Canton, Ohio also going live hitting my inbox. Fort Wayne was no surprise given our information earlier this week but St. Cloud is a terrific addition as I am sure residents up there will welcome 3G with open … [read full article]

T-Mobile Rolling Out HSPA 7.2 Before Years End

Earlier in November, reports were coming in of a few cities supposedly getting a taste of T-Mobile HSPA 7.2 speeds. Our friends over at AndroidandMe, reached out to T-Mobile, to confirm whether or not the HSPA 7.2 launch date had been adjusted and received a very good response. To summarize, T-Mobile is sticking to its previous statement, which was to roll out HSPA 7.2Mbps by the end of 2009. T-Mobile also states that they will … [read full article]

T-Mobile Samsung Memoir For Free

Those of you still looking for the perfect imaging mobile handset, now’s your chance. The Samsung Memoir (previously $199.99 w/2-year contract) is now available for the incredible price tag of $0.00 (Yes that means free) with a new 2-year commitment. Loaded with an 8-megapixel camera and a full touch screen, the Memoir will be perfect for customers looking for a great imaging device to take quick snapshots of friends and family over the holiday season. … [read full article]

Sidekick LX 2009 OTA Rolling Out

With the Sidekick Outage debacle behind us, Microsoft/Danger is making sure the data loss “incident” doesn’t occur again. Reports are coming in that Sidekick LX 2009 users are receiving an Over-the-Air (OTA) Update today (OS 5.0/270115). According to Hiptop3, the OTA is a combination of bug fixes and the new Mobile Backup support T-Mobile announced a while back. The OTA should also rectify problems such as freezing and crashing, many Sidekick LX 2009 users … [read full article]

December Upcoming 3G Launches

Finally, Cincinnati residents, you can stop wondering when T-Mobile will grace you with all the goodness that is 3G service. December 10th is the day, that’s right this Thursday is the big day for Cincinnati T-Mobile customers who have been waiting so very very patiently. Not to be outdone however, are residents of Savannah, GA who can expect 3G services starting today!! Fort Wayne, Indiana residents, your wait ends Wednesday, December 9th and finally, Fort … [read full article]

Leaked HTC Roadmap NOT For T-Mobile USA

As my inbox continues to fill up with the HTC leaked roadmap, I have tried to address the notion that none of these phones are shown to be available for T-Mobile USA. For that matter, no US carrier is shown to be a possible recipient of these phones and why? A cursory glance at the spec sheet shows no compatible US 3G bands, not for T-Mobile or any other carrier that has 3G offerings stateside. … [read full article]

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