Tag Archives: Smartphone

Year End Question: What Phone Did You Want On T-Mobile That Wasn’t Released?

While the end of the year might have finally seen the long-awaited Apple announcement for T-Mobile, there were plenty of other smartphones this year that didn’t land on Magenta store shelves. So here’s one of our final questions of 2012 — was there a particular phone you wanted to release on T-Mobile that never arrived? Take the HTC One X+ for instance, was the T-Mobile tease a big disappointment for you? … [read full article]

As 2012 Winds Down, Vote For The Best T-Mobile Smartphone Of The Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year as we count down the end till the end of 2012, or the Mayan apocalypse, whichever you prefer. Either way, I’m looking at your vote for the best T-Mobile smartphone of 2012. Its time for you to voice your choice and your reasons why you believe your choice is the top T-Mobile smartphone of 2012. I’ll leave the list up for 72 hours and on … [read full article]

Nokia 808 Pureview Coming To America Unlocked, Ready For T-Mobile’s 4G Network

Nokia is looking to bring its most unusual smartphone over to the US, together with Amazon.com to launch the Nokia 808 Pureview.  The smartphone with the 41 megapixel camera will be available unlocked and unsubsidized through Amazon in a special partnership in the US. Those looking to grab this unique smartphone will fork out $699.99 and it’s ready for both AT&T AND T-Mobile’s 3G/4G networks. The Nokia 808 Pureview features a 41 megapixel camera … [read full article]

HTC Launches The One Series Camera Challenge, Can You Spot The Difference?

Can you spot the difference between a professional digital camera image and one taken by a smartphone? Can you do it even with images as powerful as the ones taken by HTC’s One series of smartphone cameras? HTC wants to put your knowledge of photography to the test with a series of 10 photos, identifying which one of two images was with a smartphone. While I haven’t used the HTC One X extensively, … [read full article]

Samsung Ranks As Most Preferred Android Brand In The United States

There is little question that at 47% of the smartphone market in the United States, Android is easily the most popular platform. It should come as little surprise then as we break down 47% of the market that Samsung, the biggest smartphone maker in the world as of Q3 2011, scores highest in brand preference. Following Samsung are Motorola, HTC and LG, along with Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE. The latter companies stay … [read full article]

What Kept You From Buying Your First Smartphone?

T-Mobile’s released a short press release earlier today highlighting the introduction of “unlimited” web for Walmart’s Family Mobile plan. Specifically, T-Mobile suggested that their survey discovered that “44% of first-time smartphone buyers in 2012 say the cost of the data plan associated with a smartphone is the most influential reason they have not purchased a smartphone before.” It’s an interesting statistic and it got me thinking, what was the reason you, our … [read full article]

(Updated With Clarified Statements From T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray) A Look At T-Mobile’s CES 2012 Booth, The Availability Of The iPhone, And A Look At Carly With Mr TmoNews Himself

Clarification from T-Mobile Regarding iPhone: Comments made by T-Mobile’s CTO, Neville Ray, regarding the evolution of chipsets to include additional bands were misconstrued. Mr. Ray was speaking generally to chipset advancements available to all phone manufacturers. T-Mobile has no knowledge of Apple’s product roadmap and our position on the iPhone has not changed. Yup, after almost 3 years of being a part of the T-Mobile world as the man behind TmoNews, I’m revealing … [read full article]

T-Mobile Schedules Samsung Dart Launch For June 15th

The Samsung Dart may not get the glory of some Android smartphones to hit T-Mobile (see Sensation 4G) but it’s still a great and affordable Android phone for new smartphone owners. Arriving on June 15th the Dart provides all the standard Android goods along with a 3 megapixel camera, 2GB SD memory card, bluetooth and Swype enabled. The Dart is geared to individuals and families who want an affordable Android phone … [read full article]

Best Buy Mobile Offers Free Smartphones Every Day Through December

Best Buy is back at again with another round of special sales with an announcement that every day in December, Best Buy Mobile will feature one free smartphone from each carrier. Today’s featured phone for T-Mobile is the LG Optimus T available in both Titanium and Burgundy variants but for the low low price of free, it’s hard to argue color! The free phone requires either new OR upgrade activation and a two-year … [read full article]