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Wirefly Pits The T-Mobile G2, Vibrant and Sprint Epic 4G Against Each Other

I wouldn’t exactly call it a dogfight but Wirefly has put together a video showing off the T-Mobile G2 in a speed test vs the T-Mobile Vibrant and the Samsung Epic 4G. Admittedly an unscientific comparison as most of these tests are and with the Vibrant receiving less than a good signal its hard to call any tests like this an accurate comparison but its nice to see T-Mobile HSPA+ is more than capable of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Responds To G2 “Self-Repairing” Problem

The last few days have seen a flurry of activity regarding the T-Mobile G2 and the revelation that the phone itself, won’t stay “rooted.” As it turns out, as discovered by the experts at XDA Forums, the phone will self-repair per a built-in lock that ensures the handset will find itself back to a stock state. Now of course, we have to play devils advocate for a second and say that while hacking and … [read full article]

Noah Goes Hands On With The Galaxy Tab

I just never get tired of hands on videos showing off the “real” device and not the cheesy promo videos that show totally beautiful but fake people watching videos on a beach during a sunset. However, those videos don’t do justice compared to in the flesh hands on so Noah hit up the Samsung booth at the Fall CTIA conference and scored a few minutes with the Galaxy Tab. Nothing groundbreaking or new here, but … [read full article]

Hands On With The New T-Mobile myTouch & LG Optimus T

After making an appearance yesterday at CTIA Fall 2010, the folks over at Engadget caught sight of the new myTouch and went hands on with this bad boy. Sadly, the handset was a hardware prototype so they weren’t able to play around with the device, but they did manage to get a plethora of pics, including some comparisons with its predecessor, the myTouch 3G Slide. As for first impressions of the hardware, Engadget claims the … [read full article]

(Updated) Samsung Says Vibrant OTA On The Way?

It’s been a long and aggravating journey for Samsung Vibrant users with regards to an update to fix GPS issues that have been plagued them since the release of the handset. Last week continued to throw fuel on the fire with a vague tweet from Samsung regarding information surrounding the update that would arrive next week, which is now this week. Plenty of you expected news Monday, however none came. This morning however, … [read full article]

LG Unveils The Optimus,

T-Mobile and LG have officially introduced the LG Optimus, an affordably priced and easy to use smartphone joining T-Mobile’s growing Android lineup. Equipped with a 3.2 megapixel camera, a pre-installed 2 GB microSD card, 3.2 capacitive touchscreen, the LG is perfect for those making the leap from feature-phone to smartphone. Running on Android 2.2 the Optimus may not have the pizzazz of the myTouch or the G2, but it certainly fits the bill for … [read full article]

(Updated) T-Mobile Goes Official On Wi-Fi Android Calling

It’s here!! It’s finally here as T-Mobile makes Wi-Fi calling on Android officially official.  With a solution planned for a “wide selection of Android™-powered smartphones, including the recently announced new T-Mobile® myTouch® and Motorola DEFY™ with MOTOBLUR™,” this truly is an exciting opportunity for T-Mobile to differentiate their Android powered lineup. As it turns out, the service is indeed powered by the good folks at Kineto Wireless using their Smart Wi-Fi application that surfaced a few … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce New Pre-Paid Plans

By the looks of things T-Mobile isn’t ready to give up the prepaid world to the likes of Walmart with the introduction of three brand new rate plans. Effective October 20th T-Mobile will introduce 3 brand new prepaid plans: $70 Unlimited Talk & Text with 2 GB of Data (includes picture and video messaging) $50 Unlimited Talk & Text with 100 MB of Data (includes picture and video messaging) $30 1500 Talk & … [read full article]

(Updated With Video!) Motorola Defy Hands On

Update: Those goofy guys at Phonedog, Noah and Aaron went hands on with the Defy last night at Motorola’s CTIA event and we’ve got the video! Oh how I love the traditional hands on of an upcoming device to get a better “feel” of what’s going on. In this particular case we’re graced with a half dozen or so pictures courtesy of the folks at Laptopmag but their camera work gave away a few hints of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Shows Blackberry OS Usage Declining

This will hardly come as a shock or surprise to pretty much anyone who has watched the mobile industry over the past two years or so showing Blackberry in decline. This chart looks to be pretty much on the ball with all the recent reports offering the Android platform as “the” platform right, the other major platforms seem to be declining. Even Apple is offered a declining platform in next few years and we’re … [read full article]

HTC Windows Phone 7 Handset Passes FCC, AWS Onboard

Well, would you look at that. Just yesterday, the WSJ confirmed T-Mobile’s involvement in the Windows Phone 7 launch event, and now the FCC has officially cleared two HTC manufactured Windows Phone 7 handsets, the PD29110 and the PD26110. The HTC PD29110 supports WCDMA Band IV (AWS) which pretty much seals its fate for T-Mobile, while the PD26110 seems to be headed towards AT&T. If we didn’t know better, we’d probably say the PD29110 is … [read full article]