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Palm Springs Goes 3G

Well it didn’t take very long to get another 3G city on the map for T-mobile with the announcement that Palm Springs, California has gone live. Once called home by Frank Sinatra Palm Springs is a city that one might envision lifestyles of the rich and famous and now with 3G services, even the most pampered celebrity can enjoy voice and data at the same time! This year is blowing by and while I know a … [read full article]

Wherefore art thou CS8?

Sony Ericsson is hands down my favorite cell phone manufacturer of all time. I have always been in love with their quick but feature rich phone icon based interface. I love the simplicity of it, the ability to hack the hell out of it and theme that baby to your heart’s content. Of course, the personalization is no more so than any Nokia would allow, but SE gets my love and adoration. Therefore, I pose the question … [read full article]

N900 Photo Samples Appear

While the N900 is official, and the specs have been basically determined, there is still a lot that needs to be known about the mysterious Nokia.  Lets be honest though, Nokia tends to be camera happy, and with a 5 megapixel shooter and Carl Zeiss optics, the N900 is bound to be a competitor.  In a somewhat usual manner, picture samples shot with the N900 have been leaked to the internet.  It is important … [read full article]

Reminder: Overage Charges Increasing

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About a month ago David reported that overage charges were going to increase come September 1st, and well…that is tomorrow.  Treat this as a friendly reminder to save yourself a bunch of trouble, and charges, by changing your plan if you think (can you really plan this?) you will be using more than your allotted minutes.  Chances are, you will be fine, but if you have gone over on your minutes a number of times before, … [read full article]

WHERE For T-Mobile

Have you ever found yourself someplace new and not know what to find around you? Well, there is an app for that, and it is coming to T-Mobile phones.  T-Mobile will be offering the WHERE service through Web2Go for $2.99 per month.  Until further notice, only G1, Blackberry Curves, Samsung Memoirs and Beholds will be available to download this service.  Not familiar with WHERE? Well, they do a pretty good job of explaining what this app is … [read full article]

Three Phones T-Mobile Bound

Noka-3710a T-Mobile

As some of you may know, I happen to love when the FCC unveils information about upcoming phones.  Well, this wonderful government body (which has all the fun with new phones) has granted access to three new phones for T-Mobile.  To begin with, we have the Nokia RM-509 (pictured above and known as the 3710 elsewhere), which is a mid range flip phone with a QVGA internal display, S40 UI, GPS, 3.2MP camera, Bluetooth and … [read full article]

The New and Improved Tmonews

Dearest Readers, Tmonews has seen some definite hardships in the last two weeks. Server troubles have plagued the day-to-day life of the website and caused my hair to turn gray. Really, it’s all gray now. In an effort to stem the anger and frustration I have experienced and the readers have endured we have decided to accelerate some of our plans for the unveiling of the “new” Tmonews. Dust will be prevalent for the coming days as … [read full article]

Maemo5 User Interface on the N900

After watching the Nokia N900 introduction video from yesterday, let me just say I can’t sleep. This device is a very-much needed upgrade to T-Mobile’s current Nokia line-up. Not to mention a possible “iPhone Killer”. Please enjoy this video of the Maemo5 User Interface on this godly device. Thumps up Nokia, for great marketing! I’m loving these commercials, just add some Magenta flavor and your good! Feel free to drool in the comments!

Recapping 3G Launches To Date For 2009

There is little debate as to whether or not T-mobile is behind its larger competitors in the rollout of3G goodness. The sooner we accept that truth, the better. With that knowledge behind us, T-mobile is making great strides often firing up new cities weekly in order to provide their customer base with the type of speeds they have begun to envy from the competition. Thankfully, T-mobile is doing everything right as proven by yesterdays JD power … [read full article]

T-mobile Is The Best In The West

T-mobile is rocking along, as always in the JD Power awards with a new report that shows T-mobile is the best in the west for wireless call quality. JD Powers who based its semi-annual regional report on seven problem areas: dropped calls, static/interference, and failed call connection on first try, voice distortion, echoes, no immediate voicemail notification and no immediate test message notification. The report found that “T-Mobile performs particularly well in reducing the number of problems … [read full article]