Archive | January, 2012

Samsung “Still Reviewing Several Options” For Launching Galaxy S III

This week started out with some uncertainty on the Samsung Galaxy S III launch and while it’s ending with the same uncertainty, we’re not completely empty handed. As it turns out, the Samsung earnings call held a little goodie for those of us carefully listening regarding the existence of the Galaxy S III. For what it’s worth, I don’t think anyone actually thought the Galaxy S III didn’t exist, but Samsung … [read full article]

Meet Joe, T-Mobile’s Best Windows Phone Salesman

Meet Joe, T-Mobile’s top Windows Phone salesman as he works his way through CES 2012 by meeting Carly, taking a helicopter ride, driving a Ferrari, attending a Playboy party and more. It looks like Joe had a great week. Hey Google, how about a Playboy party invite for some top Android salespeople? Show some love for that increasing marketshare, just saying. “Do you know Joe? He’s T-Mobile’s most enthusiastic Windows Phone sales rep. … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Offer Additional Unlocked iPhone Support Beginning January 30th

Starting on January 30th, T-Mobile will “begin offering additional support to customers using an Apple iPhone on our network.” T-Mobile’s added iPhone support will include “common procedures, information about feature and specifications and other basic device questions.” T-Mobile is implementing these changes to support the 1 million plus users on the Magenta network with unlocked iPhones. I mean, we iPhone users need more support, right? We endure such a “poor” experience … [read full article]

First Impressions Of HTC Sense 4.0 Arrives To The Internets

HTC Sense is undoubtedly one of the most well-known skins among all the Android platforms — with its huge clock it’s both distinctive and instantly recognizable. Well, the boys at PocketNow had a chance to check out a non-final version of HTC Sense 4.0 who have been told to expect its arrival on upcoming HTC devices like the HTC Ville and HTC Edge. First and foremost we’re told to look out for … [read full article]

HTC To Scale Back 2012 Smartphone Production, Focus On “Hero” Phones

HTC’s lead UK representative Phil Roberson has provided a little insight into the company’s 2012 plans. Roberson recently spoke with Mobile Magazine and admitted that 2012 would see HTC trimming back on the number of new devices introduced to better focus on “hero” devices. We have to get back to focusing on what made us great – amazing hardware and a great customer experience. We ended 2011 with far more products than we … [read full article]

Recent Price Change Raises Full Invoice Price On Samsung Galaxy S II

A quick little note on some recent price changes that took place yesterday involving the Samsung Galaxy S II and Nokia Lumia 710. With regards to the Nokia Lumia 710, the Value Plan pricing has changed a little allowing for a $30 mail-in rebate bringing your initial net down payment to just $19.99. The Samsung Galaxy S II sees a price bump on its full invoice price from $529.99 to $599.99. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tells FCC To Revamp Spectrum Auctions, Level Playing Field

T-Mobile is coming out swinging as it begins its hunt for more spectrum, telling the Federal Communications Commission and Congress to overhaul potential spectrum auction rules that could see smaller carriers squeezed out by larger rivals. Kathleen Ham, T-Mobile’s Vice President of Federal Regulatory Affairs stated this week that “Legislation pending in Congress would effectively preclude the FCC from considering existing spectrum holdings in determining the qualifications for participation in auctions,” and went … [read full article]

Rumor Alert: Samsung Will NOT Announce The Galaxy S III Next Month At Mobile World Congress?

Roh oh, the boys over at The Verge are hearing a disappointing rumor, if this rumor does indeed turn out to be fact. According to their intel, Samsung had initially planned to announce their 2012 Galaxy S III at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later next month and will now delay their announcement. There is no indication as to when or where an announcement for the Galaxy S III will take place, … [read full article]

An update on the Untethered Podcast

Hello, all! First things first. I’m here to extend an apology to you all. As you all probably know, we haven’t held an Untethered Podcast since December 29th. Sorry about that. Personally, I was moving across the state and trying to pack and prep for CES within a matter of two days. The next week, David and I were both at CES and constantly in search of a working Internet connection and … [read full article]