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T-Mobile Sued For Throttling Data Speeds, Having An “Unlimited” Plan

Hey, guess what, another lawsuit complaining that a wireless carrier doesn’t really offer an “unlimited plan.” Unfortunately, this time it’s levied against T-Mobile by lead plaintiff Trent Alvarez who states he entered into an agreement with T-Mobile by purchasing smartphones and then received a message regarding a reduction in data speeds due to exceeding the 10 GB limit. The suit brought in Yolo County, California claims that T-Mobile’s advertisements for “Unlimited Web & Email” are … [read full article]

T-Mobile Officially Announces Blackberry Curve 3G

Almost out of nowhere, T-Mobile has officially announced the availability of the Blackberry Curve 3G (aka Blackberry 9300), just hours after the official RIM announcement.  Available in two colors, Smoky Violet (see image below) and Graphite Grey (shown above) the Curve 3G will be available in the “coming weeks” to T-Mobile stores as well as T-Mobile.com.  With the usual span of Blackberry features, it looks as though this will replace the Blackberry … [read full article]

HTC Shubert On Video, Coming To T-Mobile?

With only a few months away till Windows Phone 7 formally unveils itself to the world, we’re expecting the handset rumor mill to churn away with information. Thanks to the folks at 247windowsphone.com we have a look at what might be T-Mobile and HTC’s first entrance into the Windows Phone 7 world. The handset name being tossed around here is “Schubert,” a name that will sound familiar to those who have seen the leaked … [read full article]

Charm Shows Up On T-Mobile.com, Still On Track For August 25th

It seems like the Motorola Charm launch is nearing, as Magenta has officially listed the handset as “Coming Soon” on T-Mobile.com. As far as a release date goes, we’re still expecting August 25th as the designated launch date with availability in two colors, Golden Bronze (pictured above) and Cabernet. Hit the link below for a full list of specs, features, and services the Motorola Charm will come bundled with. T-Mobile

Win a Samsung Galaxy S From Samsung

If there is one thing everyone loves, it is free things.  If there is one thing I love more, it’s free phones, and you should too.  Samsung is giving everyone a chance to win free phones over the next 8 days.  All in all, they will be giving away 2 more Samsung Vibrants.  Now, the days are specific for which Galaxy S variant is given away, so look sharp (but you are welcome to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reports Second Quarter Numbers

There aren’t many ways for us to sugar coat the most important aspects of these second quarter numbers from T-Mobile so we’ll just come out and say it, there are some good aspects and some bad ones. Total customers declined last by 93,000 in the second quarter, compared to 77,000 net customer losses in the first quarter of this year. We have to express some surprise here considering we saw T-Mobile have their best sales … [read full article]

HTC Glacier=Project Emerald?

According to some recently uncovered GLBenchmark Pro 1.1 charts,  results show a new handset dubbed the HTC Glacier, which is rumored is be T-Mobile’s infamous Project Emerald. The benchmark results which are very impressive, show that this HTC Glacier handset definitely packs a huge punch and according to AlienBabelTech, who found the entry, believe the handset houses a dual-core processor. You may recall, a while back, there had been rumors of a dual-core … [read full article]

myTouch Slide Software Update Coming Tomorrow?

We received word late last night that the myTouch Slide will be receiving a maintenance update starting August 4th and running through August 19th. The usual set of bug fixes is expected here (battery life, software feature updates etc…) but unfortunately this has no relation to an expected Froyo 2.2 update sometime down the road. I guess some fixes are better than no fixes so Slide customers sit back receive that update. “Beginning August … [read full article]

Congrats To Our Blackberry 8520 Contest Winner!!

Ladies and gentlemen, this is Wilbert and he is our second winner in the history of the TmoNews Scratch and Win game!!!! How about a round of applause for Wilbert???? I don’t hear you!! Wilbert won yesterday, August 2nd so you never know when we are going to set a winner!! This time we promise there won’t be a huge gap between winner number 1 and winner number 2 so get your mind set … [read full article]

Samsung Officially Says Vibrant GPS Fix On The Way

This isn’t the first time we’ve discussed the Vibrant GPS issue and while a temporary fix helped a large number of users, Samsung certainly needs to make good on this and bring out an update soon. Well thanks in part to an Engadget report earlier today regarding the GPS issue currently plaguing users on the Samsung Vibrant (and Captivate) Samsung has (finally) released a brief statement: “Samsung Mobile is aware that under certain … [read full article]

T-Mobile Working To Replace Your Credit Card With Your Phone

So on these slow news day we’ll just have to talk about something that doesn’t involve the latest smartphone heading to T-Mobile. That doesn’t mean the news can’t be as big, just not nearly as exciting. This morning Bloomberg reported that T-Mobile, along with Verizon and AT&T are looking to replace your credit cards. Well not replace the cards, but at least replace them physically as your smartphone would be used as a payment system. … [read full article]