Tag Archives: Android

T-Mobile Network Almost Brought Down By Instant Messaging App?

This story has been floating around since the 14th and it’s only now that I’ve had a chance to wrap my head around it. The guys at Fierce Wireless, eagle eyed as they are managed to uncover some juicy details in an FCC filing regarding an Android Instant Messaging program that almost brought down the entire T-Mobile network in an unknown city. “T-Mobile network service was temporarily degraded recently when an independent application developer released … [read full article]

Motorola Cliq Update Coming “Soon”

Lets just get the answer to the obvious first question out of the way here, we DO NOT know exactly what day will mark the beginning of the Motorola Cliq update to Android 2.1 However, as the above image shows T-Mobile employees are set to begin training early next month, November 7th to be exact. The good news from what our source is telling us, is that employers are usually trained a week ahead … [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 And EA Announce New Partnership

Today, T-Mobile and Electronic Arts (EA) announced a new partnership which will enable T-Mobile subscribers to download free premium content in EA mobile games. With the partnership announcement included the launch of a new gaming portal at http://t-mobile.ea.com. What does this mean for mobile gamers? You can now download a free car upgrade in Need for Speed World, or even a new skate photo challenge in Skate 3, or download a new music pack for the Sims 3 … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Tab In Two Minutes Of Promotional Glory

For some of you the Samsung Galaxy Tab is going to be a no go based on the lack of voice cabilities but for many of you the Galaxy Tab is a perfect complement to your Android collection. It’s small, it’s nimble and apparently its perfect for the back pocket of a pair of jeans. We’re still unsure just when T-Mobile is going to be dropping this bad boy, but expectations are for the holiday shopping … [read full article]

Will UMA Ever Come To Android? Ever?

Almost exactly a month to the day  I wrote a short editorial about why I think UMA still matters, especially on Android. I don’t think I read one dissenter in the comments who stated that UMA on Android wouldn’t be a welcomed addition. Then yesterday came a report from GigaOM namesake Om Malik who spoke to an unnamed T-Mobile representative and was told that T-Mobile would “continue to support UMA on the current … [read full article]

T-Mobile Looking To Step Up Android Push?

I have to admit I’m not sure if this page is new and I just happened to stumble onto it last night or if it’s old and I just happened to stumble onto it last night anyway. Either way, it looks as though T-Mobile is going on an Android offensive looking to showcase its Android diversity and strength, not to mention place as the original Android carrier in the US.  Head on over to [read full article]

T-Mobile Prepping for Motorola Charm Launch

It’s almost August 25th, meaning the Motorola Charm launch is practically upon us. As you can see from the photos, Charm handsets have been arriving at T-Mobile stores as the staff preps displays for the big day. As we previously reported, look for this handset to go on sale for $74.99 on contract and $269.99 off-contract. I for one will definitely be purchasing one.  Reminds me of my old Blackberry days. Oh, and … [read full article]

Oh Hai Motorola, Wherefore Art My Updates?

I think the question I get asked the most lately is when is “insert Android device name here” getting updated to “insert latest Android software here”. When I say I get asked this the most, I mean it’s usually a more common question than when the next best phone is coming out for T-Mobile.  I really want to make this a scolding Motorola post because I think it’s incredibly disheartening and bad form that they … [read full article]

T-Mobile Phones, Hacking Edition

DO AT YOUR OWN RISK!  Everything listed in this post can pose a threat.  Now, you shouldn’t be too scared about that.  There are people out there that do this every day.  That being said, I will warn you again, proceed with caution.  Many thanks to all the contributing developers at XDA Developers, you guys are great! Let’s start off with something easy.  Rooting seems to be all the rage now (hey, it’s … [read full article]