Archive | February, 2009

Open Comment Friday

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Well its that time of the week again, open comment Friday! That’s right, talk amongst yourselves about anything, everything wireless or your Friday evening plans. The comment section is your oyster! Perhaps you might want to talk about the wild loyalty plan T-mobile has thrown into the mix or maybe your digging the looks of the Sidekick 2009. Even more important, perhaps you’ve been waiting, waiting and waiting a little more for your chance … [read full article]

Google demo showcases possible "Magic" G2 for T-mobile?!

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Plenty has been made of the recent MWC announcement regarding the HTC Magic and its possible exclusivity to Vodafone. So far any exclusivity talk is pure rumor and if the picture above is any indication, T-mobile aficionados still have plenty of room for hope that this once fabled device is now indeed on its way to a T-mobile near you. While we still can’t file anything under “confirmed” for now, this above image certainly gives … [read full article]

T-mobile to offer improved unlimited plan?

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RUMOR ALERT: We’re still trying to hash out all the details on this one but from what we can ascertain so far T-mobile is going to make some customers very very happy in the coming days. It looks as though T-mobile is going to try and introduce some economically friendly rate plans to the world and undercut just about all the major competition with an unlimited voice plan at $49.99!!!!  While I’m still not positive of all … [read full article]

Sidekick 2009 in the wild!

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  Well we certainly love the evolutionary steps involved that lead up to an eventual in the wild pic. First we get some specs, then the inevitable glimpse at a poster/paper image of said device and then comes along the famed, usually blurry in the wild shot. Luckily in this instance, no such blurriness is present and we get a pretty good spy shot look at the upcoming sidekick 2009. Compare to the linked picture … [read full article]

T-mobile to expand 3G coverage for 2009

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While its certainly been a while without any 3G launches coming out of T-mobile, that doesn’t mean they aren’t forging ahead to bring coverage to your neck of the woods. The boys at engadgetmobile caught wind of a T-mobile report “shoehorned” in with the Samsung Memoir launch that outlines T-mobile’s plan to cover 200 million Americans by the end of 2009 with 3G coverage.  Considering T-mobile had “more than 100 million American’s” covered … [read full article]

T-mobile introduces the Memoir to the world

Well, no real shock value with this introduction but we’re always glad to have an official announcement! Coming out of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is the introduction to the world and more importantly, to us back at home the very first 8 megapixel camera phone to be offered by a US carrier! Most important of course is the confirmation of the February 25th release date, and the news pricing is coming in at $249.99 after … [read full article]

Open Comment Friday!

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Well its that time again, open comment Friday where you may talk about anything, everything or nothing. It’s been a fairly exciting week in the T-mobile world, starting with the launch of the 8900 and its quick sell out. Sidekick 2009 rumors are heating up and frankly, they can’t come fast enough to give this much appreciated yet recently maligned stalwart of the T-mobile lineup a much needed boost in design and features. I’m … [read full article]

Sidekick 2009 in the wild, sort of

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While we’re definitely chalking this up in the “totally unconfirmed” reports category, our friends at hiptop3 look to have a super inside source who has had some hands on time with the Sidekick 2009, aka Blade, aka Montreal. We’ve been using the “Blade” moniker for a while now at Tmonews, along with “LX” 2009. Turns out according the hiptop3 tipster, this sidekick will be sold under the Sidekick 2009 name to the T-mobile faithful. Read … [read full article]

Telenav GPS coming to the T-mobile G1

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While I normally stay away from individual application reviews for the G1, I believe the prospect and announcement of full on turn by turn navigation for the G1 is absolutely post worthy.  This morning Telenav announced that starting February 24th they would begin offering their turn by turn GPS services for the T-mobile based G1. With full color graphics, one-click rerouting, and more than 10 million points of interest, you’ll also get speech recognition, weather updates, traffic … [read full article]

Samsung Android delayed, no preview next week

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  Well, we know its coming, we just had some hopes we might actually see what’s coming next week. As it turns out, the negotiations according to the head of Samsung’s mobile division are still ongoing and we can interpret that as, nothing is actually available yet to show off.  “…Younghee Lee, head of marketing at Samsung’s mobile device division, said there will be no Android phone at the show, but they are “planning internally” for a release … [read full article]