Archive | April, 2009

Samsung Android With 1700 Band Coming Soon!


  Now before any of you get to excited, this, the first in the promised line of Samsung Android devices won’t be on this side of the pond if current rumors are accurate. The Samsung I7500 pictured above is rumored to be their very first Android device to hit store shelves and its of course going to Europe first. Sporting a 11.9-mm slim quad-band GSM, tri-band 7.2Mbps HSDPA (900/1700/2100MHz) candybar … [read full article]

Samsung T349 On The Way


We first got wind of this device a few weeks back with the leaked release calendar and while the details on that calendar definitely refute the information available here, we’re much happier with the current info! Turns out, opposite from what the release calendar inferred, this device isn’t going prepaid and will be available with a 20-key “messaging” keyboard, nothing to fancy about it but its sure to appeal to some … [read full article]

Open Comment Friday!


Oh yes, its that time, Friday, the end of the week where you, loyal readers get the opportunity to discuss whatever it is you might like in the comment section. This week saw several big news announcements and none were larger than the “launch” of the Sidekick LX, handily the most feature rich Sidekick and if early reviews are to be taken literally, quite the exceptional device. Speaking of devices that message, how … [read full article]

Text Message World Record? That'll be $26,000!


So a pair of friends from Pennsylvania decided it would be funny to try and set the world record for text messaging. As it turns out, one of these fine young individuals has T-mobile and the “unlimited” text messaging package. Well, as it turns out unlimited actually has a limit, 100,000 text messages a month to be exact. Problem being, nobody has crossed that mark yet so there really hasn’t been a method in place to handle … [read full article]

One Million G1's Sold!


Well, there was some pretty bleak news in today’s Q1 subscriber report but there was a bright spot for the G1. While obviously the million number sold is comparably small to iPhone sales, for T-mobile, its an impressive number regardless. According to the guys over at Telephony, the really interesting number is that T-mobile has roughly 1.5 million devices currently operating on its 3G network, which gives the G1 a 67% market … [read full article]