With a plethora of new 4G devices launching this year, it looks like T-Mobile is trying to get rid of the old ones, and the best way to do that is lower prices! Just a few days ago, T-Mobile had reduced the 2-year contract pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Tab and now they’ve decided to lower the retail price as well. Beginning February 1st, the Samsung Galaxy Tab non-contract price will … [read full article]
While we’ve already seen a glimpse of OS 6, that big question most of you want answered is when BlackBerry Bold 9700 owners will get some OS 6 love. According to GimzoFusion’s tipster, T-Mobile is currently “actively testing” BlackBerry OS 6 for the Bold 9700. While RIM has already confirmed that the Bold 9700 will indeed get OS 6, there hasn’t been much word as to when exactly carriers will begin rolling out … [read full article]
Well it is another day in the T-Mobile world and that means another day of updates. Yesterday the HTC HD2 faithful got their hands on a much-desired upgrade and today, BlackBerry Bold 9700 users are receiving their day in the limelight. OS version 188.8.131.526 with a list of fixes is now available from the official T-Mobile BB Upgrade site and you should be heading there right now. Why are you still … [read full article]
Update: According to the official T-Mobile forums, this update will actually launch May 19th…not the 18th and certainly not the 11th. We swear, its launching tomorrow, honest injun! For many of you the Blackberry 9700 has been a terrific device following the excellent tradition RIM has set forth. For some of you, the 3G-dropped call issue has plagued you from the very beginning but fear not, T-Mobile is working with RIM to … [read full article]
Just two days ago, we got wind that the sought after White BlackBerry Bold 9700 had been scheduled for a May 26th release. Now we can confirm that with the above image and since an image is worth a thousand words, we’ll just say: we told you so!
The White BlackBerry Bold release date has seemingly kept many of you up at night, waiting for us to announce that special day. Well take comfort TmoNews readers because May 26th looks to be that day. It’s tentative for right now and of course remains subject to change but for now both the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and the Fuchsia 8520 look to be dropping Wednesday May 26th. Stay tuned!
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]
I have to say that the White BlackBerry Bold is a sharp sharp looking phone. As a white iPhone user, I’ve got a thing for the “clean” factor that comes with the ownership of a white cellular device. BlackBerry is doing its part to show off the upcoming release with a 60 second promo video that really just shows the phone twirling around. Either way, it’s a hot looking BlackBerry and those waiting around for … [read full article]
We’ve got good news T-Mobile Bold 9700 owners! Beginning May 11th, T-Mobile will be pushing out a new software upgrade to address some of the top issues Bold 9700 owners were experiencing. The new software upgrade will include several improvements along with some new features. The new software upgrade will include: Increased general OS stability (less battery pulls/lag etc.) Improvements to the messaging experience such as, a separate icon for BES e-mail, improvements to chat view SMS … [read full article]
For those of you that were looking to pick up a BlackBerry Bold 9700 in that sexy white color, we have some bad news. Unfortunately, it looks like the white Bold 9700 has been delayed. Originally, the white variation was scheduled for a May 5th release, but our sources are now telling us it has been delayed for unknown reasons. We’re working on finding more info as to exactly when it will be released, but … [read full article]