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T-mobile introduces do it yourself customer service…

T-mobile is pulling out all the stops to retake the vaunted top spot in the wireless customer service wars. Introducing, customer service from….the phone!! In a deal with Nuance Communications T-mobile will introduce on select handsets a do it yourself application which initiates when a customer calls customer service. In an effort to streamline “”issues such as diagnosing and repairing configuration problems as well as with making account and billing inquiries,” this … [read full article]

Videos are always fun

First let me just preface with the irony of today’s G1 video. It comes from an iPhone fan website. The guys at iPhonesavior posted a G1 video today that shows some excellent shots of pacman which is all I really want the phone for anyway. Just kidding but we do get great shots, however, of the market, google street view along with a few other goodies. As usual I prefer the video to do the … [read full article]

G1 user reviews starting to come in!

A few lucky employees have much to the jealousy of T-mobile fans everywhere gotten some hands on time with the G1 and have posted their musings on the forums. One such user Sol Glow has posted his thoughts and impressions AND has been more than kind enough to keep a thread going with a Q&A session. Initial Start Up With that said the first screen you’re faced with is a log-in to Gmail account screen. … [read full article]

More strangely named phones from Samsung

Earlier today we previewed the “Behold” and now we bring you the “Gravity.” Which begs the question as to how developers come with these awful names? I wonder if developers blindly go to a random page in the dictionary, point to a word and voila, we found our device name! Previously code-named the “Holic” (another name I won’t even touch) this little device from Samsung borders on those who love … [read full article]

"Behold" the Samsung T919

We first got wind of this phone back in mid-August and it certainly has a lot of expectation as the first ALL-touch screen phone for T-mobile. Dubbed the “Behold” we’re still waiting on a detailed list of specs, but we know a 5mp camera,  Honestly, where do they come up with these names lately?! Well the good news is info leaking out shows a November 10th release date with a price of $149. No word … [read full article]

October 22nd holds more secrets

That’s right T-mobile is in high gear for the 22nd of October, you know the day some G1 phone launches. Oh well, phones are all the same these days, right? Much more important however is some small overhauling to the Myfaves rate plans. Magenta has done a little tweaking to the plans increasing them by $10 and making mobile 2 mobile standard on all myfaves plans. So really, its not “tweaking” per se, just making … [read full article]

Servers issues – site stability

Update: Forums are back online. We sincerely apologize for the issues this site has been experiencing recently. The server we are hosted on seems to have been having some problems and even though it apparently was supposed to have been back online 10 minutes ago, it obviously still has some major stability issues. It really troubles us here to keep having us go through periods of unavailability, and we’re going to do whatever we can … [read full article]

T-mobile Blackberry Pearl Kickstart 8220 Unboxing

Courtesy of boygenius, we have unboxing pictures this morning of my favorite phone to call by three names. Thanks to some high quality imagery we get a much better look at the phone itself as well as the usual range of included items shipping with the phone. Though I was really disappointed to read through boygenius’ quick summary of the phone itself as the words terrible, 2001, letdown, bad, worst and somehow they even managed … [read full article]

Haven't gotten enough of the G1?

Somebody at T-mobile loves us. T-mobile has set up and released a slick and surprisingly detailed simulator for all to enjoy. It won’t take the place of the real thing, but it will certainly give you something to play with until your local UPS man shows up 18 days from now. For those who are like me and frankly will never even unwrap the manual this gives you an excellent look at … [read full article]