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SMS Providers Already Threatening To Cancel Services To T-Mobile Customers

Yesterdays reporting regarding T-Mobile and their plans to increase the cost of third party text providers has already prompted at least one company to threaten to bar message alerts from T-Mobile. Cha Cha, a leading provider of answering any question you can ask it via text has publicly stated they would “drop T-Mobile from our service.” Accusing T-Mobile of “triple dipping,” Cha Cha, which counts T-Mobile as 12% of their service or close to … [read full article]

Samsung Confirms Galaxy Tab Headed To T-Mobile

With yesterday’s handset confirmations, comes even more good news! Samsung today announced in New York City that their Samsung Galaxy Tab will be headed to all four major U.S carriers, including T-Mobile USA. The Galaxy Tab will be Magenta’s very first tablet. Sporting a 7-inch 1204 x 600 WSVGA resolution display, a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera and 3 megapixel rear camera, a 1GHz HummingBird processor, along with the latest Android 2.2 (Froyo), the Galaxy … [read full article]

myTouch HD Accessories Galore

Yesterday was a big day, with an inventory sheet pointing towards a few new, highly anticipated, devices.  I don’t know about you, but that alone got me excited.  We also promised you something more today, and well, SURPRISE!  I’m sure you saw this coming, or were at least questioning it from yesterday’s leak, but we now have an accessory sheet for the MyTouch HD.  As with other myTouch Phones, there will be … [read full article]

Did T-Mobile Confirm The Existence Of An Android Tablet?

This report doesn’t come from one of our usual suspects in the tech blog word but the good folks over at Appolicious had a conversation with a T-Mobile rep. The most worthy note here, if this report is to be believed is that T-Mobile have an Android tablet available before the Christmas holiday. What’s more interesting is that this report coincides with our inventory sheet leak yesterday showing off the LG Optimus T[read full article]

Motorola Charm Free At Radio Shack Through Saturday

While the Motorola Charm may not have the “Charm” as some other upcoming Android devices, it’s a perfect fit for the entry Android and Smartphone user. Thanks to Radio Shack scooping up this little Qwerty is as easy as free, with a qualifying 2-year agreement of course. No word on if that means upgrades, new lines or both but if you’re looking for a quick and inexpensive add a line device with a … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Charge Third Parties More For SMS Sent Over Network?

I may consider myself something of a phone connoisseur but an industry analyst I am not so I don’t pretend to understand all of the charges that exist in the wireless industry. That’s why I don’t understand the need for a charge such as the one T-Mobile is considering implementing for businesses that send text messages over the T-Mobile network. Beginning on October 1, T-Mobile will reportedly charge one-quarter of one cent to businesses for … [read full article]

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Update: Remember, the dates listed are NOT the dates the phones will be received or sold, this is just an accessory list and the dates are when accessories for these devices will likely be shipping or received by stores! Well what do we have here, the golden ticket? No. So what is it? Well one of our super ninjas just made Christmas happen in September with some information regarding upcoming and future T-Mobile handsets. By … [read full article]

Will UMA Ever Come To Android? Ever?

Almost exactly a month to the day  I wrote a short editorial about why I think UMA still matters, especially on Android. I don’t think I read one dissenter in the comments who stated that UMA on Android wouldn’t be a welcomed addition. Then yesterday came a report from GigaOM namesake Om Malik who spoke to an unnamed T-Mobile representative and was told that T-Mobile would “continue to support UMA on the current … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Partner With OnStar?

So we can chalk this one up firmly originating from Rumor City at the intersection of Grain Street and Salt lane. One of our ninjas provided us with a piece of information that’s both surprising and hopeful. In case you didn’t know and likely most of you weren’t aware OnStar will re-launch itself tomorrow with 21-st century services designed to compete with Ford’s Sync platform. Among the possible features set for launch tomorrow is … [read full article]

myTouch HD To Come In Four Colors, Including Eggplant!

So while many of you have been discussing the myTouch HD leak, if it’s real or not, just what “dual processor” truly means and what not, we’ve been working on the most important aspect of the release. The colors! Ha-ha I kid, but seriously this plays an important role in the buying decision for me so assuming at least a few of you think like I do, I investigated and got some answers. Without … [read full article]

Walmart To Launch Family Mobile Service Powered By T-Mobile

Today, Walmart announced its own post-paid wireless service in partnership with T-Mobile USA called Walmart Family Mobile. Walmart’s new Family Mobile service which will use T-Mobile’s network, will provide customers unlimited calling and texting for $45 per month for the first line, and $25 for each additional line. However, data and international calling will be charged from a pre-paid account attached to the family plan. For example, 1GB of data usage will cost $40 and … [read full article]