Tag Archives: Apple

I’m Leaving The iPhone Behind And Going Android Only For 30 Days, Can I Be Converted?

This is, by all accounts one of the bigger things I’ve ever done since the founding of TmoNews. So let’s just jump right in, for 30 days, I’m giving up my iPhone completely and going all Android. I’m calling it the “David’s going 30 days with the HTC One S since I know most of you would love to see me drop all signs of iOS in my household Android challenge.” Well, that wouldn’t be … [read full article]

Newest comScore Reports Shows Android, Apple Continuing Smartphone Dominance

We knew this was coming as the March smartphone market totals are now in and you’ll only need one guess for who continues to reign number one in the US market. Android its dominance jumping almost four full points to 51% of new American smartphone buyers. Apple’s still riding high as well jumping to 30.7% giving the two top platforms close to 80% marketshare. Microsoft and RIM took their own hits dropping to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Statement Highlights Network Refarming For iPhone Customers

AT&T’s recently announced policy for unlocking iPhones is good news, but there is no company more capable of reaping the rewards of AT&T’s new policy other than T-Mobile. With T-Mobile’s network refarming, existing inventory of Micro-SIMs and value priced offerings, T-Mobile is perfectly positioned to attract angry AT&T customers. In fact, T-Mobile released a statement to 9to5Mac earlier today on this very subject: Today we have more than one million unlocked iPhones … [read full article]

Some More T-Mobile Tidbits To Finish Off The Week

As we finish out this crazy week we thought we’d bring just a few more little tidbits of intel to talk about T-Mobile and the future. Let’s start with what seemed mostly obvious yesterday…T-Mobile isn’t likely to carry the iPhone until Apple changes their terms for subsidies. We should, of course mention that is subject to change and ANYTHING can happen with T-Mobile and the iPhone as 2012 progresses. Moving on to … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Offer Additional Unlocked iPhone Support Beginning January 30th

Starting on January 30th, T-Mobile will “begin offering additional support to customers using an Apple iPhone on our network.” T-Mobile’s added iPhone support will include “common procedures, information about feature and specifications and other basic device questions.” T-Mobile is implementing these changes to support the 1 million plus users on the Magenta network with unlocked iPhones. I mean, we iPhone users need more support, right? We endure such a “poor” experience … [read full article]

Updated: T-Mobile’s Internal Document Highlights “Poor” Unlocked iPhone Experience On Network

Update: Some of you have noted that the 3G/4G moniker refers only to the generation of the phone as manufactured by Apple. We could argue that is incorrect as the first model was the iPhone 2G, the second model was the 3G, the third model was the 3GS etc. I think it could be argued that Apple chose a naming convention based on the speed of the hardware, not the model generation. First of all, … [read full article]

“We Just Got Samsunged”

For Samsung fans, this video is just funny…poking fun at those of us willing to stand in line for hours on end to pick up Apple’s newest incarnation. The opposite side of this ad is that you know somewhere inside the bowels of Samsung HQ, they are wishing Samsung launches were met with the same kind of lines that Apple sees on launch day. The Galaxy S II has sold incredibly well, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Clarifies Statements Regarding Future iPhone Chipsets

T-Mobile issued a statement today clarifying comments made by T-Mobile Chief Technology Officer, Neville Ray regarding the evolution of chipsets in the iPhone. Ray was previously quoted during an interview at CES as saying, “The next chipset will support AWS. The challenge that existed in the past will go away.” His comments led many, including us, to believe that the next version of the iPhone, rumored to be the iPhone 5 … [read full article]

(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]