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HSPA+ Now “Officially” 4G According to ITU

In what is likely a vindication moment for the T-Mobile, the ITU has recognized that HSPA+ will be considered a 4G network amongst its LTE and Wimax peers. T-Mobile had argued that Verizon and Sprint really didn’t offer a true 4G network and built a marketing campaign around their own “4G” network. This decision certainly turns the tablets on the entire argument and perhaps we can now drop the quotation marks every … [read full article]

LG Optimus 2X Coming The Magenta Way?

In the last 24 hours the LG Optimus 2X has gotten plenty of play in the wireless world but RCR Wireless has the best news of all, a source that says T-Mobile is the landing spot. We can’t say anything for sure and a launch date is at least a month or two away at best but this wasn’t the first we heard of it today. However, our ninja wasn’t sure but RCR … [read full article]

T-Mobile Planning G-Surf, G-Tablet And A Reader’s Cafe?

Well the US Patent and Trademark office is just full of goodies this week as those eagle eyed folks at Pocketnow.com came up with some T-Mobile trademarks that are very interesting. The G-Surf, G-Slate and Reader’s Café were all filed for on the same day. Even more interesting is that this was a pair of trademarks on each phrase, one covering goods and the other one covering services so we could looking … [read full article]

Dell Sending Bluetooth Headsets To Early Adopters, Hopefully They Don’t Arrive Before Your Phone

While you patiently sit by the door waiting for the UPS/FedEX man to deliver you’re your Dell Venue Pro sometime early next year, Dell has a present for you. This present, in the form of the Plantronics Explorer 240 Bluetooth Headset is a “thank you” for your patience with Dell on this matter. Looks like the headset retails for around $22.75 on Amazon.com as of this writing, is that enough … [read full article]

Forget HSPA+ And LTE, LTHE Is The Way To Go

Sure, HSPA+ is all the rage right now for T-Mobile, but what about the future?  While HSPA+ can reach 42Mbps, what will T-Mobile do when LTE starts to really take off?  As always, though, T-Mobile has us covered.  Today T-Mobile announce a partnership with Nokia Siemens Networks to help deliver Long Term HSPA Evolution, or LTHE.  We are talking speeds of 650 Mbps that could be ready by 2013, theoretically.  Here … [read full article]

Galaxy Tab And Samsung Vibrant Price Drops

If you’ve recently been eyeing the Samsung Galaxy Tab or the T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant, we’ve got good news for you! Effective tomorrow, December 15th, T-Mobile will be reducing pricing on the Galaxy Tab and Vibrant. The Galaxy Tab, which was originally, $399.99 (with a 2-year agreement) will decrease to $349.99 after a $50 MIR. The Vibrant, originally $199.99 (with a 2-year agreement), will now be only $149.99 after a $50 mail in rebate. Combine that … [read full article]

PhoneDog Wants To Give You A Nexus S

No suspense needed here, as our friends at PhoneDog are giving away one Nexus S device this Friday December 17th and then ONE MORE on December 22nd! As seems to be the new “norm” for contests these days you just have to “like” the PhoneDog Facebook page and you are registered to win. Come 8:00pm EST on both December 17th and December 22nd you can hit the PhoneDog UStream channel to watch … [read full article]

Follow Up: Dell Provides Statement On Dell Venue Pro Delay

Dell has provided what, in my eyes amounts to a very vague statement regarding the current status the Dell Venue Pro. Dell fully admits troubles with the product and that they are working with Microsoft to fix them. Unfortunately they provide absolutely no time frame for when the device will be ready for shipment, even if the rumored date is January 6th, 2011. For the moment, Dell seems to be doing … [read full article]