Tag Archives: Hotspot@home (TalkForever)

Why UMA Still Matters, Especially On Smartphones

I’ve often wondered why UMA doesn’t get more playing time in today’s T-Mobile world and, to be honest, it frustrates me. A service so simple, so powerful and yet seemingly avoided on T-Mobile smartphones, save for the Blackberry. I can’t wager as far as to say it’s a hardware problem, or a software problem that prevents T-Mobile and their partner manufacturers from getting this service up and running on Android, Windows or even Nokia smartphones. … [read full article]

Wherefore Art Thou UMA?

It is not unusual for me to receive emails that ask questions regarding T-Mobile services and often I cannot answer them. As we are an unofficial site, we are not privy to corporate decisions regarding the future of various services, I imagine most of our sources, and ninjas are not either. In this specific instance, I am talking about UMA and its future with T-Mobile. A T-Mobile customer wrote in and explained his desire to purchase … [read full article]

10 new H@H handsets in 5 months?

Here at TNews, we have been tipped a couple times now, that by the time back-to-school roles around the big T is going to have released ten (Count it, yes…1,2,3,4…10!) NEW Hotspot@Home phones. Sounds like they are really going to try to push the release of TalkForever II, their second phase of H@H. Lets count the phones we already know about: 1. Blackberry Pearl 2 (8120) 2. Motorola Z6W 3. Samsung T339 4. Nokia 6301 5. T-mobile … [read full article]