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Ninjas Do It Better

The unboxing video is a holy grail in the tech blogging world and always manages to excite the masses. Nothing you have seen up to this point can hold a candle to this unboxing video, the craziest stop-action unboxing video ever created. In a word…awesome. Engadget

T-Mobile SIM Unlock Policy Changes

If you’re one that travels quite a bit you probably unlock your T-Mobile  handset so you can use it overseas with another GSM carrier, and save yourself some of hard earned cash. Thanks to our trusty tipster, starting January 21st eligible FlexPay and PostPaid customers will be able to obtain a SIM unlock code after 40 days instead of 90 days. Eligible prepaid customers will be able to request a SIM unlock code after 60 … [read full article]

Samsung Behold FAIL, Courtesy of Walmart

Hey it’s a Monday, it’s a Holiday and it’s a slow a news day. So since we’re selling ourselves, our dignity and our wall space today why not bring in a little FAIL fun. This little piece of goodness comes from someone visiting the Entertainment section of Walmart and noticing that the Behold is really the Highlight! Like magic! Sadly just a simple error and easily fixed but anything that involves that words Walmart … [read full article]

Phonedog Giveaway Love, Shameless Promoting Ahead

Warning: Shameless Promotion Ahead!! The boys over at Phonedog asked for a little more love for their Phonedog giveaway “Blitz” and they are definitely giving away some phones! All things considered, giving away 67 phones since the first of the year isn’t half bad when all you have to do is spin a slot machine, with up to 10 chances to win per day! Playing from Facebook or playing from [read full article]

Blackberry Goes Down, Again

Update: Crackberry is reporting things are back in working order. Via twitter and comments here we couldn’t find any reports of widespread outage so either this was very limited or a false alarm. We’re working to confirm this one but the guys over at Crackberry are reporting via T-Mobile and Rogers that RIM is having “an issue at the moment with no current ETA for a fix”. If this pans out to be a … [read full article]

HTC HD2 Rhapsody Email Just A Bad Photoshop Job?


I’m not really sure what to make of this other than to say it’s probably just a really bad Photoshop job. What we’re seeing though, is the bottom footer from an email sent out to individuals who were “selected” for beta testing the Rhapsody Android app. We know the Droid is front and center with the MyTouch3G hanging out to the right. However, thanks to the eagle-eyed individual who sent this in, looks pretty much … [read full article]

Does T-Mobile Have More Up Its Sleeve?

Good afternoon TmoNews minions readers! There has been a lot going on in Magenta’s world in the past few weeks, and it looks like the news just keeps on coming. Yesterday we received quite a few emails from our sources stating that a new Android device was in the works, codenamed the MyTouch Slide/MyTouch 2. Our sources pegged the device for a May 17th release. Today another one of our trusty ninjas has hit us up claiming that T-Mobile … [read full article]

TmoNews Forums Recap, Phonedog Giveaway Blitz

Presenting “what’s happening in the forums” as it becomes a weekly (sometimes weekend) staple on a random day during the week. We’re bringing you all the fun that happens inside the TmoNews forums! How about that Fender edition MyTouch 1.2 with Eric Clapton? Chalk up another celeb endorsement from T-Mobile to help bring in the customers. Perhaps you’re still looking for info on that T-Mobile 7.2 Mbps rollout? Other people are looking too; … [read full article]

“Hot” Handsets For T-Mobile’s First Quarter?

So these tips have been coming in slow and steady for the last 24 hours or so. Apparently, T-Mobile has “announced” three “hot” handsets coming up for release in the first/second quarter. The first we know as the HTC HD2, so no surprises there. The second is a GPS device made by Garmin, which fits nicely in line with the leak from last week showing off an FCC report for a Garmin device with AWS … [read full article]

Donate To Help Those In Need


The following moves away from the typical flow of the blog for a moment, so please forgive me: You know, it’s easy to forget sometimes how amazing we have it in this country as we know a national disaster brings about the full resources of the federal government. While we saw an awful breakdown during Hurricane Katrina, more often than not these disasters bring out the very best in what makes us proud to be American. For … [read full article]

Insane Price Deals Starting Tomorrow

T-Mobile is starting off the year with a bang!  First with the launch of the HTC Nexus One, then T-Mobile confirming exclusivity for the HTC HD2 in the US, and now insane deals on current handsets. With the current upgrade price changes for the Nexus One, comes even more great news. Thanks to one of our trusty tipsters, starting tomorrow T-Mobile will be offering discounts on some of the hottest handsets. -Blackberry Bold 9700 … [read full article]