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HTC HD2 Update Coming Soon?

We can’t really confirm any details at this time but a little birdie gave word yesterday that the HTC HD2 is going to receive an update in the coming weeks. Expected to address various bugs and most importantly address issues of the device freezing our source was short on details. That’s all we have to go on for now, but as soon as we get wind of more details, we’ll get it out the … [read full article]

T-Mobile First Quarter Results Are In

T-Mobile reported their first quarter results and we will just get the bad right out of the way. T-Mobile lost 77,000 customers in the first quarter of 2010 compared to a net addition of 415,000 customers in the same quarter of last year. That’s the bad, the good news is they are still making money. With 5.2 million customers using 3G-capable devices and data ARPU up 16% from last quarter, T-Mobile is still poised … [read full article]

What Is Project Emerald?

For the past few days our sources have been whispering the words: “Project Emerald”. So naturally, the BIG question is, “What Is Project Emerald?” One of our highly trusted sources hit us up and told us a few details. Our source states that it is definitely a handset launch, and that Magenta is referring to it as, a ” new Nexus One-like device”. Our initial thought is that its the HTC Desire, (you know … [read full article]

HSPA+ Update

It has been said before, and it will be said again, T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network is fast, very fast.  HSPA+ is now available in Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey and suburban Washington DC, with more markets (LA for instance) going live soon. T-mobile is currently focused on delivering this network to 185 million people by the end of the year.  What’s great about this HSPA+ network?  Simple.  It offers the speeds available from other … [read full article]

Spin&Win A New T-Mobile Phone

Want a chance to win a T-Mobile phone?  Of course you do, and our friends over at PhoneDog are doing just that.  They have this One-Paw Bandit, spin to win game that will give you five spins on the website and another  spins over at their Facebook page.  You will need to sign up for an account, but it’s a free phone, so it’s worth it.  The current prize is a [read full article]

Garminfone Set For June Release With $200 Price Tag

Today, Magenta has announced pricing and availability for its first Android-powered smartphone with Garmin GPS Navigation. The Garminfone will be available sometime in June for $200 after rebate on a new 2-year contract with a qualifying rate plan, and $450 sans contract. The Garminfone will be HSPA 7.2Mbps capable and will be available with a number of branded services and applications on board. It will include full support for Garmin navigation features, and will come … [read full article]

The Things I Love About Magenta

Yesterday, Noah Kravitz, Editor-in-Chief of Phonedog.com came to me and asked for an opportunity to jot down some thoughts and put his recent feelings of Magenta into perspective. As we love his video reviews over here, of course we said yes and the following are his thoughts on the T-Mobile perspective. Enjoy! There are things I love about all four major wireless carriers in the U.S., and things I love about some of the smaller … [read full article]

MyTouch 3G Update Details

We can all let out a collective “sigh” of relief.  Feels good, right?  The MyTouch 3G has been around for a while, and it’s about time that we hear some real talk about a software update.  According to T-Mobile’s VP of Production Innovation Andrew Sherrard, T-mobile is currently testing the new update internally, which is good for all those MyTouch users out there.  What will the update entail exactly?  Well, he also said that … [read full article]

Be The First To Own The MyTouch Slide

I’m really mixed about this sort of eBay sale as the seller came to me and asked that we help him out on getting attention to his auction.  We’ll help alright, we’ll help in expressing to you as we did already that your asking price is ridiculous. For the record, we were approached with the intent to purchase the device, we declined as as we’ve already learned buying phones can be bad for business. On … [read full article]

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Update Delayed

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Software Upgrade Delayed During testing for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 software upgrade, several issues were identified that need to be resolved before releasing the upgrade to customers. Based on this feedback, a decision was made to postpone releasing the software via OTA and on the www.t-mobile.com/bbupgradesite. Stores may have recently received inventory of BlackBerry Bold 9700 devices with the latest software. These devices can be identified by a yellow dot on the POS label. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Goes USB Charger Happy, Energy Efficient

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It’s been almost 3 weeks since we first brought you news of T-Mobile and their featured USB chargers. Beginning today, T-Mobile is starting their PR push showing off their collection of efficient, fast-charging, neat-and-organized and capable of charging more than one device at once Micro-USB charging options. These new offerings are capable of charging devices anywhere from 20%-50% faster than the standard, included in your box boring manufacturer made charger. Take a look at the full … [read full article]

Just A Reminder For Mothers Day, Smartphone Buy One Get One

Just in time for mother’s day T-Mobile is promoting its “been in place for months” now smartphone BOGO. Nothing says I love you Mom like a shiny new Blackberry, Android or Windows Phone and the Nokia Nuron!! Details are mostly the same as before, new activations and qualifying upgrades only. Unfortunately, it looks as though one thing has changed and that is that the Garminfone and HTC HD2 are excluded from the promotion. The … [read full article]