Archive | May, 2011

T-Mobile Clarifies International WiFi Calling Charges

There have been quite a few of you asking questions about T-Mobile’s new Wi-Fi unlimited calling feature and how it might affect international usage and roaming. We’ve managed to get a hold of the above screen shot which nails down exactly what the conditions are for international usage and how such calls are billed. Calls made from the US to international numbers are subject to international rates Calls made from outside the … [read full article]

(Updated!) Has The G2x Been Pulled From Store Shelves Due To Quality Issues?

Updated: We pinged T-Mobile this morning regarding this issue and they followed up via Twitter stating “The T-Mobile G2x has been very popular and high demand has resulted in inventory constraints, which we are working to address. We are working with LG to address inventory constraints and expect to return to normal levels in the coming weeks.” We’ve gone back to our original source who reverified their claim that was the phone … [read full article]

Mobile City Online Posts Samsung Hercules For Preorder With Great Photoshop Job

When this came across into my inbox just now I almost fell out of my chair laughing at the Photoshop job because it’s both awesome and ridiculous at the same time. What is clearly an Infuse 4G shopped with a T-Mobile logo is now available for pre-order as  the Samsung Hercules at MobileCityOnline.com. Am I the only one who feels it’s a little premature to have this posted for preorder with … [read full article]

T-Mobile Details Tonights “Insomnia Sale,” G2 And Sidekick 4G Are Featured

T-Mobile took to Twitter last night to talk about tonight’s “Insomnia Sale” which will bring special pricing on the T-Mobile G2 and Sidekick 4G. Originally set for the early morning on Monday May 23rd T-Mobile announced they were pushing back the sale till this evening for unknown reasons. Unfortunately that timeframe also sees us losing the T-Mobile G2x as one of the featured devices and is replaced with … [read full article]

Leap Wireless Opposes AT&T/T-Mobile Deal Along With Everyone Other Than AT&T And T-Mobile

At this point we’re not quite sure who actually wants the AT&T/T-Mobile deal to proceed other than AT&T and T-Mobile themselves. This time Leap Wireless has come out and verbally opposed the deal arguing that the merger would harm consumers due to reduced competition. Along with the reduction in competition Leap argues that too much power would be consolidated into the hands of just two wireless carriers. “We oppose the proposed acquisition. … [read full article]

HTC Says They Are Reviewing Their Bootloader Policy

We’re about to give HTC a pat on the back as they are listening to the complaints of HTC owners who are upset with their locked bootloader policy. HTC hears you and while that’s they aren’t promising a policy reversal at the very least HTC is acknowledging complaints. Samsung should take note of this next time they want to look back at the Vibrant Froyo debacle and rethink their decision to remain … [read full article]

T-Mobile Relaunches Bobsled For Facebook

T-Mobile announced today that Bobsled by T-Mobile, their Facebook application for VoIP calling is back in action. Having pulled Bobsled off Facebook “shelves” due to a possible conflict with Bobsled being misinterpreted as an official Facebook application T-Mobile pulled it for some retooling. T-Mobile then announced yesterday that T-Mobile announced that Bobsled was ready for it’s re-unveiling. Well it turns out we didn’t have to wait long at all as … [read full article]

Microsoft Previews “Mango” Software Update, Says 4G Phones Coming This Fall

Microsoft just finished their “VIP Preview” event for press and developers offering up another look at the Mango software update coming this fall. Microsoft did a pretty great run through of some of the new features all while promising close to 500 of them would be added to the final release. While a great deal of those will be under the hood quite a few of the most important ones bring Windows Phone 7 to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Launch Of HSPA+ 42Mbps In 50 Markets, Rocket 3.0 Available May 25th

T-Mobile is announcing the expansion of it’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network to over 50 cities tonight! Boom, winning! T-Mobile customers in 55 markets will have access to increased 4G network speed, capacity and reliability. T-Mobile lit up Las Vegas, New York and Orlando back in March right before CTIA and promoted the network speeds throughout the show. Well they are ramping up efforts to rollout this network as fast as possible to … [read full article]