Tag Archives: NFC

Rumor: T-Mobile To Finally Launch ISIS Mobile Payment System Trial On August 20th?

It’s been some time since we’ve heard anything about ISIS, T-Mobile’s mobile payment system with AT&T and Verizon. That’s all about to change as we’re receiving word that a pilot program begins August 20th. As it stands now, ISIS supported devices are the HTC Amaze 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II and Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G. No word on whether devices such as the HTC One S or … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Galaxy S III SGH-T999 Hits The FCC, AWS Bands And All

All signs are pointing toward the SGH-T999 (Galaxy S III) heading to T-Mobile as the newest piece of evidence surfaces in the form of FCC approval. Here’s the one notable takeaway from this, no LTE is coming in this particular model. The documents do show WCDMA support for T-Mobile’s AWS band, just as we expected to see. There’s also support for the 850 and 1900 bands meaning this device will be … [read full article]

T-Mobile Hit With NFC-Related Lawsuit Alleging Patent Violation

On Track Innovations has announced the filing of a lawsuit against T-Mobile USA alleging T-Mobile sells NFC-equipped smartphones that violate OTI’s patents. The lawsuit was filed in the Southern District of New York and claims T-Mobile infringes on OTI U.S. Patent No. 6,045,043. OTI did not say if it was seeking damages or a licensing agreement with T-Mobile USA. “We believe in the strength and value of our intellectual property and have the … [read full article]

The Galaxy Nexus Is A Go! First Ice Cream Sandwich Phone.

It’s about time, as we’ve had official specs, completely official specs and now an actual announcement. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is officially the first Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 device and while an HSPA+ device has been announced, no carriers have been discussed so stay tuned! 4.65? 1280×720 HD Super AMOLED screen 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich 1GB of RAM 16 or 32GB internal memory 1750mAh battery 5 megapixel camera … [read full article]

Samsung Hercules Is T-Mobile’s Version Of Infuse 4G?

The boys over at Thisismynext.com are running quite the scoop with codename “Samsung Hercules.” With a possible arrival date of August this one has some time to mature but the Thisismynext crew has quite the spec breakdown: 4.5″ 480 x 800 Super AMOLED Plus display Android 2.3 NFC Support 42Mbps HSPA+ capable (category 24 HSDPA and category 6 HSUPA) AWS plus 850/1900 MHz…they claim support for AT&T’s 4G will be here if the … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce NFC Mobile Payment System In 2011

Deutsche Telekom, our T-Mobile mothership announced out of Mobile World Congress today plans to roll out a mobile payment system using NFC technology in 2011-2012. Following up on its joint venture with Verizon and AT&T announced last November, T-Mobile will use ISIS mobile payment systems in a number of devices later this year and into next year. While this announcement in and of itself is interesting, what was even … [read full article]

(Updated With Pricing) Nexus S Product Page Goes Live, Available December 16th At Best Buy, First Review Is In

Updated: Customers can purchase Nexus S for $529 as an unlocked phone without a contract.  Nexus S optimized for T-Mobile’s network is available for $199 with a two-year service agreement and qualifying voice and data plan. It’s finally final and official; the Nexus S lives on T-Mobile.  There were never any moments of doubt but seeing the words “Availability and T-Mobile” in the same line just makes us tingle a little.  The only real … [read full article]