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Garminfone Set For June Release With $200 Price Tag

Today, Magenta has announced pricing and availability for its first Android-powered smartphone with Garmin GPS Navigation. The Garminfone will be available sometime in June for $200 after rebate on a new 2-year contract with a qualifying rate plan, and $450 sans contract. The Garminfone will be HSPA 7.2Mbps capable and will be available with a number of branded services and applications on board. It will include full support for Garmin navigation features, and will come … [read full article]

The Things I Love About Magenta

Yesterday, Noah Kravitz, Editor-in-Chief of Phonedog.com came to me and asked for an opportunity to jot down some thoughts and put his recent feelings of Magenta into perspective. As we love his video reviews over here, of course we said yes and the following are his thoughts on the T-Mobile perspective. Enjoy! There are things I love about all four major wireless carriers in the U.S., and things I love about some of the smaller … [read full article]

MyTouch 3G Update Details

We can all let out a collective “sigh” of relief.  Feels good, right?  The MyTouch 3G has been around for a while, and it’s about time that we hear some real talk about a software update.  According to T-Mobile’s VP of Production Innovation Andrew Sherrard, T-mobile is currently testing the new update internally, which is good for all those MyTouch users out there.  What will the update entail exactly?  Well, he also said that … [read full article]

Be The First To Own The MyTouch Slide

I’m really mixed about this sort of eBay sale as the seller came to me and asked that we help him out on getting attention to his auction.  We’ll help alright, we’ll help in expressing to you as we did already that your asking price is ridiculous. For the record, we were approached with the intent to purchase the device, we declined as as we’ve already learned buying phones can be bad for business. On … [read full article]

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Update Delayed

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Software Upgrade Delayed During testing for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 software upgrade, several issues were identified that need to be resolved before releasing the upgrade to customers. Based on this feedback, a decision was made to postpone releasing the software via OTA and on the www.t-mobile.com/bbupgradesite. Stores may have recently received inventory of BlackBerry Bold 9700 devices with the latest software. These devices can be identified by a yellow dot on the POS label. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Goes USB Charger Happy, Energy Efficient

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It’s been almost 3 weeks since we first brought you news of T-Mobile and their featured USB chargers. Beginning today, T-Mobile is starting their PR push showing off their collection of efficient, fast-charging, neat-and-organized and capable of charging more than one device at once Micro-USB charging options. These new offerings are capable of charging devices anywhere from 20%-50% faster than the standard, included in your box boring manufacturer made charger. Take a look at the full … [read full article]

Just A Reminder For Mothers Day, Smartphone Buy One Get One

Just in time for mother’s day T-Mobile is promoting its “been in place for months” now smartphone BOGO. Nothing says I love you Mom like a shiny new Blackberry, Android or Windows Phone and the Nokia Nuron!! Details are mostly the same as before, new activations and qualifying upgrades only. Unfortunately, it looks as though one thing has changed and that is that the Garminfone and HTC HD2 are excluded from the promotion. The … [read full article]

[Updated] More myTouch Slide Goodness

Update: More pics added in the gallery, comparison shots versus other T-Mobile devices! Looking for more myTouch Slide goodies? Well then, we’ve got you covered. We’ve got a couple of unboxing pics along with a bunch more external snapshots of the device itself. Our sources are still calling for a June 2nd release, and pricing is as of yet, unknown. Though rest assured, we’re working on it! The device itself seems solid, and first … [read full article]

CLIQ XT Mother’s Day Promo

Still haven’t got your Mom a gift for Mother’s Day? Well, no need to worry, because this Mother’s Day weekend, you can pick up a new Motorola Cliq XT for $79.99 with a 2 year contract (originally, $129.99 with a 2 year contract). Your Mother can constantly stay connected and in touch with MotoBLUR and easily sync their friends, photos, emails, and social network activities directly to their home-screen in one easy stream. The discounted … [read full article]

Short Video Preview Of The MyTouch Slide

While there won’t be anything earth shattering learned here in this video, it’s always nice to see something in action after you’ve seen a lot of pictures.   Thanks to Andrew Sherrard, Vice President of Product Development at T-Mobile,  who shows off the MyTouch Slide in action.  We have recognized that a lot of you are disappointed at the lack of a snapdragon processor on board.  However, if the video is any indication, the phone … [read full article]

Mysterious Nokia Phone Gets AWS Blessing

Well, folks, the FCC  has just passed another mysterious Nokia phone (FCC ID: QTKRM-658) with T-Mobile AWS 3G bands (1700/2100). What could this mysterious Nokia phone possibly be? Let us go back to late February. If you may recall, we heard whispers from our sources that the Nokia E73 was headed the way of Magenta this June. Could this possibly be the E73? That’s what we’re thinking, unless, our beloved Magenta has something else up … [read full article]

Rumor: T-Mobile May Partner For 4G Network Buildout

I wasn’t really sure what to make of this yesterday and I’m not sure what to make of it today but apparently T-Mobile is exploring a deal with Harbinger Capital Partners. According to the Financial Times, unnamed sources said that Deutsche Telekom “has held preliminary talks with Harbinger over the network, but no decision has been made.” Harbinger, which has plans to build a nationwide, wholesale LTE network would see a much-needed infusion of support if T-Mobile … [read full article]