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Right On Cue, T-Mobile Unveils 3000 Minute Family Plan

Right on cue, T-Mobile has unveiled its newest rate plan addition in the form of a 3000 minute Family Plan for both Even More and Even More Plus customers.  As previously mentioned, some of you may ask why T-Mobile unveiled a rate plan at a price point that’s already offering unlimited minutes?  Of course, not everyone needs unlimited minutes but 1500 just isn’t enough.  On top of that, currently both Even More and Even … [read full article]

Is The Lack Of A Front Facing Camera On The Vibrant A Deal-Breaker?

Like it or not, the Samsung Vibrant is the T-Mobile phone of the moment.  It’s handily one of the most powerful phones in the T-Mobile lineup and yet one feature has a great deal of you up in arms, the lack of a front-facing camera.  Video chat via cell phone is nothing new as those in Japan, Europe and numerous other parts of the world have been using the service for years.  However, the … [read full article]

Motorola Charm In The Wild, Material Arriving In Stores?

Well, look what we have here.  It’s the very first image of the Motorola Basil/Charm in the wild!  Sent via pony express, our source was able to get a small hands-on last week with the device and came away with one interesting worthy note, the inclusion of a similar touchpad-like feature on the back of the device ala the Backflip on AT&T.  Not much else was gained from this hands-on, specifically the version of … [read full article]

Garminfone Sales Sluggish?

I really would love to feign surprise here but let’s just be honest and say this was almost expected.  According to Morgan Keegan analyst Yair Reiner, only around 20,000 Garminfones have made it into the hands of customers.  Offering little more than a full-on navigation platform, the device itself runs an outdated Android version, at 1.6, combined with its custom tailored menu which definitely makes it a niche device.  That being said, these numbers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Milking HSPA+ For All Its Worth?

After a short absence I’m back dearest TmoNews readers and ready to deliver the goods. Lets first start off with the above image, rumored to have been taken last week at a T-Mobile managers meeting held in Seattle. Now let me just say that we don’t know the context under which it was taken but our belief is that T-Mobile is planning on milking HSPA+ for all that its worth and concentrating on the … [read full article]

Motorola Charm Unveils Itself For Back To School

As Independence Day looms,  you may be realizing that the summer is almost over.  Some may be dreading it, others won’t care, but we can all agree on one thing, back to school promotions are great.  What does T-Mobile have to offer for those school going folk?  Well, a nice free messaging phone for those text-savvy (see what I did there?) back to schoolers.  More to the point though.  From the picture, you can see … [read full article]

Mossberg Reviews T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Network

Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg (yes, him), took some time out of his busy Apple dominated schedule to review the less interesting parts of wireless networks.  That less interesting part being the actual network.  In his test, he compared the new 3G iPhone 4 with the MyTouch Slide and the webConnect Rocket with Verizon’s UM175 modem.  He found that T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network beat the competition in all the tests.  … [read full article]

[Updated] T-Mobile Ending Sidekick Sales July 2nd, Says To Expect Something Better Soon

Update: While we’ve been guessing this for a while now, mocoNews is also reporting a rumor that T-Mobile will resurrect the Sidekick as an Android device. As the Sidekick line remains an iconic part of the T-Mobile brand it seems fitting to introduce an Android based Sidekick incorporating the best of both worlds, mainly the Android OS and the Sidekick form factor. Stay tuned! Today, T-Mobile announced that it will be discontinuing its … [read full article]