Tag Archives: Sidekick

T-Mobile Posts 10 Years Of Innovation Celebratory Video To YouTube

T-Mobile’s pushing out another YouTube clip highlighting 10 years of innovation, a celebration they began all the way back in September. This time around they’re highlighting similar milestones as back in September with reminders of being the first with an HSPA+ network, the first with personal coverage check, and the first carrier to break from the traditional subsidy model with Even More plans. Other notable events in the last 10 years include celebrating T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

Video: T-Mobile Marks Its Anniversary Of 10 Years Strong

As T-Mobile celebrates it’s 10 year anniversary during the month of September, we look back on the company that was, the company that is and the company it will become as T-Mobile shows off a brand new 90-second video. The newly released video  shows just a bit of the company’s background including the introduction of the Sidekick, T-Mobile G1 and now the launch of Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data. Of course they … [read full article]

Score A Sidekick LX For Just $39.99, No This Isn’t A Late April Fools Joke

I’ve really got nothing to say about this other than don’t buy it…it’s useless, the Sidekick platform as we once knew it is dead. You can’t use data, like at all. Don’t purchase it…but feel free to point and laugh and spread it around among your friends. Well, I take that back, feel free to buy it and hang it on your shelf as a T-Mobile memento for days gone by. This “deal” ends … [read full article]

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]

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]

(Updated: Not For T-Mobile) Rumor Alert: T-Mobile’s Next Android Sidekick To Be Produced By Sharp?

Update: As we suspected this device is actually not for T-Mobile as the folks over at Unwired View just updated the article to reflect it’s not a Sidekick and not coming to T-Mobile. The folks over at Unwired View have received what they believe is a picture of the next Android powered Sidekick to hit T-Mobile sometime later this year. We aren’t quite sure what “reasoning” they are using to determine … [read full article]

The End Of Sidekick Services Draws Near, Sad Face Ensues

T-Mobile wants to remind us that coming May 31st, 2011 Danger Service support for legacy T-Mobile Sidekick customers will come to an end. We’re sorry to see the Sidekick line fall into nothingness having been one of T-Mobile’s great success stories and perhaps one of their greatest handset triumphs. After May 31st customers with a Sidekick data plan will be able to make calls, send and receive text messages but will not … [read full article]