Tag Archives: Sidekick 4G

T-Mobile Sends Letter Regarding Danger Shutdown, Offers 50% Off On Samsung Phones

With T-Mobile announcing the shutdown of Danger servers bringing about the end of the Sidekick (operating system only) line, plenty of customers were left wondering what would happen to them. Well your questions are (mostly) answered in the form of a letter T-Mobile has sent via snail mail that will give you a chance to purchase a new Samsung cellphone at 50% off. Obviously there is a push to move Sidekick … [read full article]

T-Mobile Finally Ends The Sidekick (OS) Line, Effective May 2011

Just when I thought it was safe to get a good nights sleep, I wake up and see that T-Mobile has effectively killed off the Sidekick line effective May 31, 2011. That’s right, you read that correctly, T-Mobile has sent out an early morning press release informing the media that Danger (a subsidiary of Microsoft these days) will no longer offer data services on Sidekick devices after the aforementioned date. As a … [read full article]

(Updated: New Pic!) Sidekick 4G In The Wild!

Update: A couple of things have been pointed out, one it absolutely looks like there is a front facing camera present. Secondly, you can clearly see the Samsung etched logo on the back of the device. Most important, it seemingly retains the same form factor as the original Sidekick, happy face! This device is running Android 2.2.1. Just three-seconds after we posted word of the upcoming Sidekick 4G being manufactured by … [read full article]

The Sidekick 4G Will Be Manufactured By……………Samsung!

Update: Taylor over at Androidandme and I were just chatting and it sounds like we’ve both received the same intel, albeit from separate sources. Sounds like double confirmation! So while we’ve got nothing else to report on the Sidekick 4G, we’ve been able to confirm that Samsung will be the manufacturer. I know what you are thinking, this is a Sharp product. Well, not anymore and seeing as how T-Mobile owns … [read full article]

LG G-Slate, Dell Streak 7, Vibrant 4G Release Dates Confirmed

So this is the very first look we’ve had at the LG G-Slate release date which looks to be dropping on March 23rd, a date which jives with our late March info from before. Not to be outdone is the Dell Streak 7 which will release on February 2nd which also coincides with earlier info. More important though is the anticipated price of $299.99 (after unknown rebate) which was … [read full article]

Will The Sidekick 4G Disappoint?

Let me preface this by saying I don’t want this to be about whether or not Android is good or bad, old or new or anything in between.  The question I wish to pose (among others) is whether or not Android is the right fit for the upcoming Sidekick 4G.  Along with that, will customers come back to the Sidekick brand when the last thing they remember about Sidekick is an … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Samsung Vibrant 4G And Sidekick 4G

PCMag is reporting that T-Mobile has confirmed the existence of both the Samsung Vibrant 4G and the Sidekick 4G.  They will be joining the Dell Streak 7, LG G-Slate and the first 42Mbps data stick in the first half of 2011. So there you go, both real and both coming. Get your piggybanks ready! Text and Image courtesy of PCMag T-Mobile to Deliver Fastest Smartphone Running on America’s Largest … [read full article]

The Sidekick 4G Rumors Heat Back Up, Coming “Spring”

I’ll be the first to admit swearing off the “Sidekick Twist” rumors we originated way back last year when we thought it was the fabled Project Emerald. I’ve admittedly turned away from this project when, boom, it falls right back into my lap today.  We’re putting this firmly in the “so many ninjas saying it’s happening category, that we firmly believe it category”.  It’s come in from enough sources who attended … [read full article]