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The following moves away from the typical flow of the blog for a moment, so please forgive me: You know, it’s easy to forget sometimes how amazing we have it in this country as we know a national disaster brings about the full resources of the federal government. While we saw an awful breakdown during Hurricane Katrina, more often than not these disasters bring out the very best in what makes us proud to be American. For … [read full article]

Insane Price Deals Starting Tomorrow

T-Mobile is starting off the year with a bang!  First with the launch of the HTC Nexus One, then T-Mobile confirming exclusivity for the HTC HD2 in the US, and now insane deals on current handsets. With the current upgrade price changes for the Nexus One, comes even more great news. Thanks to one of our trusty tipsters, starting tomorrow T-Mobile will be offering discounts on some of the hottest handsets. -Blackberry Bold 9700 … [read full article]

Nexus One Upgrade Price Change Cometh

Well this is a positive step in the right direction for Google, who has faced a stream of criticism lately from upset customers regarding price/upgrade issues and 3G connectivity. Effective today, T-Mobile customers who purchased the Nexus One at the price of $379 will be refunded $100 dollars, or the difference between the $379 and $279 pricing. Refund eligible customers, or those who purchased the phone prior to today can expect to receive … [read full article]

First Week Handset Sales Comparison

It’s been roughly a week since Google and HTC revealed the Nexus One via press conference at their headquarters. Expectations were of course high for the Google handset, as is usually true for anything that is attached to the Google name. However, according to Mobile App Analytics over at Flurry, who are estimating (based on usage of the apps that it instruments) around 20,000 Nexus One handsets were sold in the first week of launch.  Looking … [read full article]

T-Mobile Offering PHP Insurance For The Nexus One

Okay so you finally have your brand spankin’ new Nexus One and if you were like most T-Mobile customers, you probably paid the $529.99 unlocked retail price. Of course such an expensive handset should definitely be taken extra care of. So thanks to our beloved Magenta, they are offering PHP (Premium Handset Protection) Insurance for both, customers that bought the phone through Google unlocked and customers that activated or upgraded with the subsidized $179.99 price tag. … [read full article]

Windows Mobile 6.5 Details, WM7 Going To HTC HD2

While we await the arrival of Windows Mobile 6.5 one week from today, those looking to score the HTC HD2 can expect to enjoy whatever goodness Windows Mobile 7 brings. Windows Mobile 7 isn’t expected to drop until November but after a false Twitter alarm, HTC has confirmed the HTC HD2 will receive the free update. Little is known about Windows Mobile 7 at this point, but Microsoft hopefully has put some serious muscle … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tries Basic Troubleshooting With Nexus One

Well, at the very least T-Mobile is acknowledging the problem and attempting to at least provide basic troubl shooting steps to Nexus One customers suffering from 3G issues. While these steps seem to only provide the most basic of troubleshooting, at least they can help eliminate some of the confusion regarding handset swaps, whether or not HTC will assist in the situation, etc. While resetting the phone as Engadget points out can solve any number of … [read full article]

MyTouch 3G Fender Edition In The Wild

We keep hearing about this Limited Edition MyTouch 3G, and there are now in the wild shots of the wood covered wonder.  The HTC made, Fender collaborated, Android phone isn’t much of an upgrade to the MyTouch by only adding a 3.5mm headphone jack, wood grain finish and some preloaded content on a 16GB microSD card.  It looks like this phone will be polished and ready for it’s first gig on January 20th (so you … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Carry 8 HTC Handsets This Year

Update: As we think more about this, we have to wonder how valid the count of 8 handsets are and if thats really already including the other 3. We’re not counting the TouchPro2 and the Dash3G. I think we’d be better off just saying that HTC will likely bring more handsets to T-Mobile through 2010. Considering they have only brought Android and Windows Mobile to T-Mobile up to this point, its safe to consider that that pattern … [read full article]

Move From FlexPay To Postpaid Starting January 18th

Are you a current FlexPay customer aching to move your account over to Postpaid, so you can take advantage of lower prices? Well now you can! Starting January 18th, T-Mobile will be launching a FlexPay to Postpaid coversion program, in which qualified FlexPay customers will be able to migrate their account over to a Postpaid account. Some of the benefits of a Postpaid account include, eligibility for upgrade discounts, the ability to add additional lines based on tenure, and elgibility … [read full article]