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T-Mobile Wants The iPhone, Too

Now that AT&T’s exclusivity on the iPhone has finally ended with Verizon Wireless officially announcing the iPhone yesterday, it seems T-Mobile wants in on the iPhone as well. As you may recall, T-Mobile USA’s new CEO and President already has a relationship with Apple. Before becoming CEO of T-Mobile USA, Philipp Humm previously was CEO of T-Mobile Deutschland, where he introduced the iPhone to Germany in 2007. According to The Seattle Times, a T-Mobile spokeswoman stated, “We … [read full article]

New HTC Handset Promotion Starting January 19th

Beginning January 19th, T-Mobile will be running a new HTC smartphone promotion for qualified customers. The promotion will enable qualified customers to receive 50% off their HTC smartphone purchase when you opt for the Unlimited Web plan. To be eligible for the HTC 50% off promotion: You must be on a Individual or Family Plan Even More/Legacy Plan (Even More Plus cannot participate in this promotion) Purchase one of the following HTC handsets with … [read full article]

Samsung GT-i9023 Drops At The FCC, New Version Of Nexus S With Android 2.4

This is a rather interesting development that the folks at Engadget have caught wind of. Recently passing the FCC is a Samsung device, model number GT-i9023 which includes AWS T-Mobile 3G. Engadget makes careful note that this device, just by its outline, looks incredibly like the Nexus S. The i9023 recently received both Wi-Fi Alliance and Bluetooth SIG certification but without any sort of evidence that could point us to the actual … [read full article]

T-Mobile FINALLY Takes On Verizon AND AT&T With Carly

So what’s the fun in having a great device running a slow network? Well, there is no fun at all according to this new T-Mobile advertisement taking on both Verizon and AT&T. I can’t say how happy I am that T-Mobile is extending the fight beyond AT&T and going after the real competition, Verizon. You won’t find this ad on tv for another week, so feel free to rematch it here a few times. T-Mobile … [read full article]

Is The Nexus S Randomly Rebooting?

I can’t say I’ve heard much about this before the last 24 hours but according to the boys at Androidandme a real deal problem exists with the Nexus S. As it stands, it can happen on the phone, listening to streaming radio or playing a game and the Nexus S will just reboot. You’ll find yourself staring at the reboot screen and wonder, “why did my music stop?” First reported on the … [read full article]

What Is The Motorola Alpha?

Let me just put up a quick disclaimer here, I have every reason to believe the Motorola Alpha is the Cliq 2.  As I’ve come to learn, phones of similar make and model are usually lumped together on internal documents such as this and the retail pricing is the same. I know I’m trying to connect dots that might not exist, but I’m just throwing it out there. Although we know the … [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant Plus Will Offer HSPA+ 21 Mbps 4G Speeds

Well, we knew the Samsung Vibrant Plus existed but we didn’t know was that it’s slated to be T-Mobile’s first 4G phone that offers HSPA+ 21 Mbps speeds. Currently, the myTouch4G and T-Mobile G2 offer 4G speeds that are capped at 14.4 Mbps. On top of that, this Samsung Vibrant 4G which will be exclusive to T-Mobile will offer a front facing camera with Qik video services and finally Android 2.2 (at … [read full article]

Verizon, The iPhone And You – An Editorial

If you have been on the Internet at all over the past four days you probably know about the latest announcement.   Verizon held a rather exclusive press conference today to announce their partnership with Apple, allowing them to carry a CDMA version of the iPhone.   Guess what?  The sky hasn’t turned red, the earth hasn’t opened up, pigs aren’t flying and, most of all, twitter didn’t collapse, so this clearly wasn’t … [read full article]

(Updated, Just 7 Days Away!!) PhoneDog Wants To Give You A Galaxy Tab, An iPad Or A Blackberry Playbook

Update: We’re just 7 days away from this giveaway so get all your Facebook “likes” in before the man with the best hair in all of wireless blogging gives away Tablets! That’s right, it’s giveaway time thanks to our friends at PhoneDog who have revamped their 100 iPad giveaway contest to include Galaxy Tabs and Blackberry Playbooks. If we didn’t have you interest before, I hope we have it now as you … [read full article]

Verizon CTO Calls Out T-Mobile HSPA+

Verizon is showing its usual arrogance over its network via an interview with CTO Tony Melone from Cnet. While I’ll be the first to admit, Verizon really outshines the other carriers, including our Magenta at CES, hands down that doesn’t mean they have the strongest offering of all. With that in mind, we won’t deny that they came out swinging with their selection of LTE offerings but T-Mobile is promising 25 phones[read full article]

T-Mobile Wants To Keep Smartphones Cheap

T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm told the Wall Street Journal that T-Mobile plans to sell a number of Android devices for $100 or less. Explaining that not all customers want expensive, high end devices T-Mobile is looking to capture that demographic. “We are working with our vendors on this one to drive the price of smartphones down,” T-Mobile won’t be the only carrier hoping to attract new customers with cheaper handset offerings but T-Mobile … [read full article]

myTouch Slide Update Delayed By Two Issues

With news of the myTouch 3G LE and Fender editions prepping to receive their Android 2.2 update, plenty of myTouch Slide customers are left wondering when is their turn. Well the good news it’s being worked on, the bad news is we’re hearing exactly what kind of trouble is delaying the update. Apparently there are two problems holding up the public release: 1)   Wi-Fi calling doesn’t work 100% of the time, … [read full article]