Tag Archives: Apple

(Updated With Clarified Statements From T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray) A Look At T-Mobile’s CES 2012 Booth, The Availability Of The iPhone, And A Look At Carly With Mr TmoNews Himself

Clarification from T-Mobile Regarding iPhone: Comments made by T-Mobile’s CTO, Neville Ray, regarding the evolution of chipsets to include additional bands were misconstrued. Mr. Ray was speaking generally to chipset advancements available to all phone manufacturers. T-Mobile has no knowledge of Apple’s product roadmap and our position on the iPhone has not changed. Yup, after almost 3 years of being a part of the T-Mobile world as the man behind TmoNews, I’m revealing … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Chief Executive On The Record With The New York Times

T-Mobile’s Chief Executive Officer is on the hot-seat for the folks at the New York Times answering some hard hitting questions about AT&T, T-Mobile USA and the future. T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm insists that T-Mobile will keep the value plans that exchange a lower monthly fee for selling you an unsubsidized device. While many of you have yet to see the benefit of this type of rate plan, given … [read full article]

Unlocked iPhone Spotted Running On T-Mobile’s 3G Network? It’s True…Sort Of

No, I’m not crazy and yes, this story is about an iPhone running on T-Mobile’s 3G network. Yes we’re talking 3G here because only the iPhone 4S really supports what T-Mobile quantifies as 4G anyway. A small, unknown factoid about how T-Mobile is handling some of its spectrum refarming is that in certain parts of the country, they are using the 1900MHz band (known as the PCS band) for HSPA+. We’ve come to … [read full article]

Samsung Takes On Apple “Magic” In New Commercial Spot

Samsung pokes fun at Apple’s grip on it’s consumer base by showing Apple fans as…wait for it Android fans…your favorite word…sheep. Of course the term “sheep” could be thrown right back at any fanboy group (that includes you Android faithful) but…Samsung strikes a chord and chalks up a total win with this commercial. This is well worth 60 seconds of your time. More importantly, the Galaxy S II in white looks awesome. YouTube

T-Mobile Releases Yet Another Statement Promoting Their Android Lineup

T-Mobile’s newest corporate blog post comes just weeks after a similar looking statement from T-Mobile CMO Cole Brodman with both posts emphasizing the power of T-Mobile’s Android lineup. This time around the focus is once again on the lack of the iPhone 4S on T-Mobile, except this time T-Mobile directly states that part of the reason is Apple’s decision not to produce a compatible variant of the iPhone that will work on … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Bobsled Revamps And Extends Free Calling Across The Web, Android And iOS

It has been some time since we’ve heard anything from T-Mobile’s Bobsled service, previously announced as a VoiP service used through Facebook. Well throw that out the window as Bobsled is making a splash in a big way “…allowing users to place free VoiP calls to mobile and landline numbers from virtually anywhere on the web.” The service is free and accessible through Bobsled.com where you can make sure to take advantage … [read full article]

Steve Jobs Passes Away, Changed The World Before He Does

Just a few minutes ago news broke that legendary Apple CEO passed away at the age of 56. Whatever your smartphone preference, whatever your choice of home pc, Steve Jobs had a hand in developing them all. He was a visionary trendsetter who seemed to know our own computing needs before we did. He will be missed but never forgotten. Rest in peace Steve and thanks for everything. Apple has removed all promotional … [read full article]

T-Mobile Prepares In-Store Approach To Combat iPhone Release

T-Mobile is ramping up their “attack the iPhone” mode before tomorrows expected iPhone 5 announcement. T-Mobile believes that customers who come into their retail stores will be wiling to have:  “…engage in informative conversations with our customers. These conversations will include many details about T-Mobile Android phones and why our quality 4G nationwide network is a smarter choice for many customers. Use every opportunity to engage the customer, ask lifestyle questions and … [read full article]