Archive | August, 2011

Motorola Pro+ Coming To T-Mobile?

Motorola announces the Motorola Pro+, a new QWERTY Android smartphone that runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is powered by a 1GHz processor with 512MB of RAM. The Pro+ comes with a 3.1″ 480×640 Gorilla Glass display, 5-megapixel camera and comes in two variants. The second variant has WCDMA bands of 850/1700/2100 at 14.4Mbps giving us hope this one will arrive on T-Mobile. It includes 4GB of on-board and accepts microSD cards for up to 32GB. “The Motorola … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Launch Signal Booster Program On September 7th

We’ve heard rumors of T-Mobile preparing an in-home solution for signal boosters for almost as long as we have been doing this website. There have been hints along the way that T-Mobile has been providing them via a loyalty program in small markets as well as question surveys that inquire about coverage-boosting devices in your home. Well that knowledge in mind we’ve just received word that come September 7th, the Signal Booster … [read full article]

T-Mobile Hopes To Encourage Even More Plus Customers To Switch To Value Plans

Beginning September 1st T-Mobile is going to begin suggesting to Even More Plus customers to make a move onto the Value Plans. With the hope of providing the Value Plan benefits as an enticement our attention is directed toward the area we have highlighted in red that indicates Value Plan customers will be able to keep their rate plans when an AT&T deal completes. Are we to understand that Even More … [read full article]

HTC Sensation 4G Now Added To HTCDev Page, Unlocked Bootloader Update Ready

HTC has officially added the T-Mobile USA version of the HTC Sensation 4G to the list of Android smartphones that can now have their bootloaders unlocked. You can head on over to the HTCDev site through the link at the end of this post and find out how to unlock that bootloader. Of course before you do that, you might want to check out the list of instructions just to … [read full article]

Hurricane Irene T-Mobile Service Update

T-Mobile provided a quick update to their service restoration efforts letting all of their customers know that they are working hard to keep the network up and running for all the areas affected by Hurricane Irene. As of 1pm Pacific Time they were running at 85% operational service and we imagine they’ve already increased that number since the press release was issued. How did T-Mobile service work for you during Hurricane Irene? … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Says T-Mobile USA Staff Cuts Not Related To AT&T Talks

With the FCC restarting the clock that continues the approval process for AT&T’s takeover of T-Mobile USA, Deutsche Telekom is defending recent job cuts and insisting the AT&T deal has nothing to do with said job cuts. In the past few months Deutsche Telekom has cut almost 2,600 jobs at T-Mobile USA call centers calling that a natural “fluctuation” in their staff count. “We have not carried out any measures to … [read full article]

Samsung Teases More Of The Galaxy S II Ahead Of American Launch

Samsung continues to tease their upcoming launch of the Galaxy S II in the United States for this upcoming Tuesday with another teaser video. Unfortunately their launch event has been pushed back from this Monday evening till Tuesday evening in light of Hurricane Irene. Helping to hold you over for an extra 24 hours is another teaser vid just released by Samsung USA showing off the unique aspects of the Galaxy S II email … [read full article]

T-Mobile Prepares For Hurricane Irene Landfall

Rather than me writing a paragraph or two on how important all of this stuff is, we’ll just post this T-Mobile press release which gives some helpful tips on how to stay in touch in the aftermath of any Hurricane. Being from Florida we’ve got quite a bit of experience with Hurricane aftermaths so we can safely say that text messaging will in fact be your best method of contact and Wi-Fi where … [read full article]

FCC Restarts The AT&T/T-Mobile Shot Clock, Begins Day 83 Of 180 Day Review

The FCC has restarted the shot clock on the informal 180-day clock and continues to consider AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. The FCC had previously stopped the clock July 21st stating that AT&T had indicated it wished to transmit reviewed models to help further support the carriers positions. A letter form the FCC said it had” received AT&T’s answers to our specific questions as well as AT&T’s confirmation that it … [read full article]