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Blackberry Driftwood "Confirmed" For T-mobile In September

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While this isn’t the first time we’ve gotten wind of a Blackberry codenamed “Driftwood,”  our friends at Boygenius are running with two “sources” who are “confirming” this device for T-mobile in September. Hopefully, rumored to be the first 3G Blackberry device, this should hopefully introduce a little more excitement than the Gemini and its lacking feature set. Rumored specs include the much appreciated 3G, 3.2 megapixel camera, wi-fi with UMA, optical trackpad and GPS. While … [read full article]

T-mobile To Launch "Many" Android Devices In 2009!

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Well this is the exact kind of news that brightens up the day for me when I blog! Cole Brodman, T-mobile USA CTO recently spoke to Om Malik at his blog GigaOM and had this to say about Android and T-mobile: “We are looking to launch multiple Android-based devices in the second half of this year with three partners.” Ok, that sounds good to me, anyone else have a complaint about multiple manufacturers producing Android equipment?! Didn’t … [read full article]

MyTmobile To Get Makeover On May 24th!

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I think its a safe to say that all of us are fairly familiar with the standard My-Tmobile homescreen and the various features and services it can provide. With that in mind, change is coming in the form of the above screenshot showing the revamped MyTmobile page set to launch May 24th. Details are limited on what if any “real” improvements this page will offer other than aesthetic changes but employees have gone through a training so … [read full article]

TmoNews Forums celebrate one year!!

On Saturday, May 9th, the TmoNews Forums turned one year old. Yeah, that means one year of discussion on current phones, upcoming phones, rumored phones, release dates, troubleshooting, services like 3G, data plans, and the future of T-Mobile, as well as crazy off topic chat with people that are into the “Big Magenta” just as much as we are here on the blog. If you haven’t yet registered, [read full article]

Walmart T-mobile Roadmap Leaks!

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Compliments of the guys at BoyGenius we are given a glimpse at the Walmart 2009 T-mobile roadmap which has quite a few goodies in them. Notably the availablity of the Gemini in July, much much sooner than the Q4 date BoyGenius tipped off a few days ago. The real surprise here is the sticker price for this introductory Blackberry, $78 with a price drop to $48 coming after a few months. That’s sure to sway … [read full article]

Open Comment Friday

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Well thank goodness its Friday because its that time again, the time we open up the comment section for our dear readers to discuss anything and everything they want. Now this week has seen some pretty big happenings, starting with our 3 part T-mobile Inventory Expose which gave us plenty of goodies but most notable was the MyTouch name for the hugely anticipated next Android device. Speaking of Android, perhaps the biggest … [read full article]

Blackberry Gemini In Q4??

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Word coming out of Orlando and WES via the guys from Boygenius is that the Blackberry Gemini, otherwise known as the 3G-less Blackberry most of us haven’t been praying for is expected to hit magenta sometime in the fourth quarter of this year. The real standout feature of this device is the Optical Trackball rather than the current white trackball we are all so familiar with. Early reports have been plenty positive regarding this new … [read full article]

T-mobile Goes Above And Beyond!

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Its not frequent enough that we write about T-mobile and their superior customer service. Sure we cover the JD Power Awards, and we know T-mobile is always out looking to prove its best value, but this time, they went above and beyond to ensure that customers, even those who don’t use carrier branded devices get the very best service. This comes via Consumerist (one of my personal favorite sites btw) and showcases how a … [read full article]

Cupcake Officially From T-mobile May 11th!

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UPDATE: T-Mobile is delighted to announce the upcoming release of Android 1.5 with “Cupcake” coming soon to the T-Mobile G1! We plan to begin sending out the update starting the end of next week. As with previous software maintenance releases, the update will be randomly sent “over the air” to T-Mobile G1 customers. We expect everyone will have their update by the end of May. (Official T-mobile Statement) We’re running this as unconfirmed confirmed right now, hoping for a … [read full article]

Samsung Devices Leak!

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Thanks to a tipster who managed to have a camera phone at the right moment we are getting a sneak preview of a portion of the Samsung 3G lineup for later this year. Shown above is the Gravity replacement, currently shown as the Gravity 2 along with the T349, which we came to our attention at the end of April. Two color schemes shown above for the Gravity 2 are Red/Pink and Graphite/Orange, lovely color combinations! … [read full article]

Visual Voicemail Coming!

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Well I bet at least a few of you will be more than interested in getting your hands on this feature and while the above picture lacks any real detail, an approaching release date is interesting enough. Visual voicemail is a feature the iPhone popularized, the G1 adopted via 3rd party software and now seems to be on its way officially from the big magenta T. Without any other information we are left pondering what phones will receive … [read full article]

Hot Deals At Walmart!

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Well we just love a good deal around these parts and Walmart is coming through with some great pricing on the Samsung Behold, G1 and 8220 Blackberry. Obviously Walmart knows there is an economic pinch going on and is doing their part to make sure you can still spend that hard earned money on some technology! No word on when or if these prices will change but I wouldn’t hesitate if you were thinking about making a … [read full article]