Tag Archives: Sidekick 4G

T-Mobile Confirms Sidekick 4G Retirement, Says Sidekick Line Will Continue

In a brief follow-up to our story earlier this week on the discontinuation of the Sidekick 4G, T-Mobile sent The Verge a brief statement about the Sidekick 4G. While the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is being retired, it doesn’t mean we are discontinuing the T-Mobile Sidekick line. T-Mobile continues to update and expand its 4G product portfolio and we’ll keep you posted when we have news to share on T-Mobile’s latest 4G … [read full article]

T-Mobile Discontinues The Sidekick 4G, I Hope We See A Follow-Up Soon

We’re sad to report that the day has finally come for T-Mobile to retire the Sidekick 4G, the very first Android Sidekick cross-over to hit T-Mobile shelves. I first got a hands on the Sidekick 4G back in March of 2011 and loved the keyboard, and it remains one of my favorite pieces of QWERTY hardware in recent memory. First leaked in January of 2011, the Sidekick 4G brought the Sidekick … [read full article]

Fun Facts Of 2011, Two T-Mobile Phones Find Top Ten Spots On Fastest Rising Consumer Electronics List

Ok so maybe it’s more like 1.5 T-Mobile phones made the top 10 list as the “HTC Sensation” results aren’t necessarily all T-Mobile related. Still, the Sidekick 4G took the third place spot? Who saw that coming? Some of the usual suspects are up there with the iPhone 4S, Nexus Prime, iPad 2 and Amazon Kindle Fire. SPB Shell 3D? Seriously? The HP Touchpad, ok, I give them that, even I … [read full article]

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Software Update Rolling Out Now

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G customers should be on the lookout for a new software update that kicked off yesterday and will last through December 15th. It’s a minor bug fix update but any and all updates are welcome. The new update features the following improvements: Ability to turn off optical trackpad Improved device stability Improved performance of DriveSmart over Bluetooth That’s all for the update, Ice Cream Sandwich it isn’t but we’ll take … [read full article]

Deal Alert: T-Mobile Posts Sidekick 4G Sale Through Tuesday August 9th

If you’ve been looking for a Sidekick 4G lately then you should direct your attention over to T-Mobile.com and their 48 hour sale on the Sidekick 4G. As usual this deal is good for new and add a line customers so it’s perfect if you’ve been looking to add someone to your family plan who would just love what I’ve called one of the best qwerty keyboards in some time. Take … [read full article]

Software Update Available For Sidekick 4G Owners, Bug Fixes Within

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G owners have been waking up for the past few days to an alert to a software maintenance update that fixes bugs. The update began going out sometime overnight on July 21st and will be delivered in waves over the next few days. This is NOT an Android update to Gingerbread sadly but a maintenance update which will squash some bugs and provide enhancements based on customer feedback. You should … [read full article]

Can Someone Please Tell Me Where The HTC Sensation 4G Marketing Is?

There are a number of reasons why many think T-Mobile is on the chopping block to AT&T but I firmly believe one of the key failures of T-Mobile in recent memory has been marketing. Now let me preface this by saying I fully understand T-Mobile doesn’t have a Verizon-sized budget for marketing and we aren’t going to get DROID-like commercials and I’m ok with that. I do however want one commercial, just … [read full article]

Price Changes Taking Effect Tomorrow

Price changes, price changes get your price changes here. As this normally goes T-Mobile is making some price changes starting tomorrow on various devices spanning the price spectrum with changes coming to both fully discounted two year contract prices to partially discounted devices. Prices will be changing for the LG Optimus T, Motorola Charm, Motorola DEFY, Samsung Galaxy S 4G, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung Gravity T, [read full article]