Tag Archives: Sidekick

T-Mobile Posts Sidekick 4G First Look Video

If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity to get the Sidekick form with the Android experience then hopefully you already know the chance is upon you! If you’ve been waiting for a first video look with the Sidekick 4G, this is your video. Thanks to @tmobile Twitter we get 105 seconds of Sidekick 4G goodness. There isn’t much to see here but it it’s nice to see the form factor in real life, rather than press … [read full article]

Samsung Confirms Sidekick 4G Hotspot, Tethering On Board

Samsung has confirmed to PhoneScoop a few unannounced features included in the Sidekick 4G. The Sidekick 4G will included both the Mobile Hotspot Feature as well as tethering on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. The Sidekick 4G will ship with a 2 GB microSD card along with the 1 GB of onboard memory. No word as to what size memory card the Sidekick 4G will take. If any of these questions have been bugging … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Sidekick 4G Details, Along With HSPA+ 21

T-Mobile, in combination with Samsung Mobile are officially unveiling to the world, the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G by Samsung. The newest Android smartphone in the T-Mobile lineup pays homage to the Sidekick of old while delivering Android power on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network complete with theoretical download speeds of up to 21 Mbps. Complete with a 3.5″ touchscreen marking the first entry into the Sidekick lineup that features a touch sensitive display. The “pop-tilt” … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extends Samsung Discount Offer To Sidekick Customers

Feeling a little blue about the lack of Sidekick 4G details as of late? Well T-Mobile hears you and wants you to know they are aware of this, especially for current Sidekick customers who are facing a shutdown to their services. T-Mobile is currently offering current Sidekick customers an opportunity to upgrade to newer Samsung equipment at a 50% discount. While this offer was originally available till April 5, 2011, it … [read full article]

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]

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]