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(Updated With Pricing) Nexus S Product Page Goes Live, Available December 16th At Best Buy, First Review Is In

Updated: Customers can purchase Nexus S for $529 as an unlocked phone without a contract.  Nexus S optimized for T-Mobile’s network is available for $199 with a two-year service agreement and qualifying voice and data plan. It’s finally final and official; the Nexus S lives on T-Mobile.  There were never any moments of doubt but seeing the words “Availability and T-Mobile” in the same line just makes us tingle a little.  The only real … [read full article]

T-Mobile And Boingo Wireless Extend Wi-Fi Roaming Agreement

Boingo Wireless and T-Mobile have announced a “renewed and extended” roaming agreement covering both laptop and Wi-Fi enabled hotspot access.  The new agreement allows T-Mobile hotspot and postpaid mobile broadband subscribers access to Boingo Wireless hotspots at 53 airport locations and the Washington State Ferries if you happen to be in the Seattle area.  Boingo subscribers will also retain access to T-Mobile Wi-Fi airport hotspot locations including access to airline clubs for American Airlines, United … [read full article]

HSPA To Remain Dominant Even With LTE Hype?

Independent telecom analyst Ovum has put out a report offering up information regarding the future of HSPA amidst the growing LTE hype. In fact, the report goes so far to say that HSPA and HSPA+ are sufficient for the next five years of mobile industry growth. “With LTE grabbing so much attention it is easy to ignore the fact that HSPA is a firmly established technology with a mature infrastructure and device ecosystem. Its other … [read full article]

Best Buy Mobile Offers Free Smartphones Every Day Through December

Best Buy is back at again with another round of special sales with an announcement that every day in December, Best Buy Mobile will feature one free smartphone from each carrier. Today’s featured phone for T-Mobile is the LG Optimus T available in both Titanium and Burgundy variants but for the low low price of free, it’s hard to argue color! The free phone requires either new OR upgrade activation and a two-year … [read full article]

HTC Responds To HD7 “Death Grip” Claims

It’s high time this “antennagate” stuff goes to rest as its simply a tired, frustrating argument that seemingly affects phones regardless of OS, color, food preference or geographic location. HTC has responded to recent reports of the HD7 suffering from dropped signal issues when gripped tightly with the obvious, when you molest a phone by grabbing it to tightly, it has an adverse affect on both signal and blood flow. “Quality in industrial … [read full article]

Sprints Wants T-Mobile Investment In Clearwire Says Analyst

It’s been a little over 60 days since our last Clearwire/Sprint/T-Mobile article and that is just far to long! Really, I’m kidding but Jason Armstrong, analyst for Goldman, Sachs & Co. threw gas on the fire yet again. Stating, “Sprint indicated they have encouraged a wholesale deal,” with T-Mobile and then going even further by stating, “Sprint would support a T-Mobile equity infusion into Clearwire.” With T-Mobile looking to bulk up [read full article]

Is Verizon Single-handedly Responsible For Androids Success?

In the midst of yesterdays Verizon LTE announcement, a little ego showed on behalf of Verizon as they proclaimed themselves responsible for the success of Android. “Android really took off when Verizon got involved” is the direct quote from Verizon CTO Tony Melone and comes off pretty matter of fact. T-Mobile was the first carrier to launch Android in the US with the G1 but can Verizon really take credit for Androids current success? … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Reaction To Verizon’s LTE Announcement

With the 4G Wars heating up after today’s announcement of Verizon’s new LTE network  bringing impressive speeds to the table, T-Mobile shares its reaction to the announcement.  T-Mobile welcomes Verizon to the “4G world”, claiming that T-Mobile subscribers have been enjoying “America’s Largest 4G Network” for a while now and love it.  Magenta also states that it is still on track to cover 200 million people by the end of 2010.  Compare that to … [read full article]

The 4G Wars Are Definitely On Now

Following Verizon’s LTE announcement this morning, it’s really quite clear that the battle for the “4G” speed war has begun.  Early tests from bloggers and journalists  testing the Verizon network are coming back with very impressive results, although they all admit the results are on a network with almost zero load on it.  Up until this point however, T-Mobile has been widely heralded as the speed leader, a prize they may only hold until … [read full article]

(Updated: $99 And Available Now!) Dell Venue Pro 8GB Now Available For Order, Shipping December 14th

Update: We got word late last night that the device was currently available, officially and for only $99!  Check out the pic below and hit the link to scoop up this bad boy Windows Phone 7 device! This is a very welcome but surprising turn of events in the Dell Venue Pro saga.  It’s now available for order! We’re looking at an 8GB version of the Dell Venue Pro and we should … [read full article]

Samsung’s Vibrant GPS Fix

Still having problems receiving an accurate GPS location with your Samsung Vibrant?  Well, Samsung thinks that they have the answer finally.  After trying that old workaround which didn’t seem to help much, they have a new offering.  They have created an app called GpsRestore by Samsung Mobile that will do as it is named, hopefully.  So, for all those Vibrant owners out there, search “GPSRestore” in the market, download it, launch it … [read full article]