Archive | July, 2013

Google Announces Android 4.3, New Nexus 7 Compatible with T-Mobile LTE

  Google is holding a quiet “breakfast” this morning for some folks on the west coast and made a few notable announcements, including the release of Android 4.3 and a new Nexus 7. First things first as the company announced some notable sales figures as they surpassed over 50 billion apps downloaded through the Play Store. Revenues have increased more 2.5x per user with more than 1 million apps now filling the Play Store halls. … [read full article]

Xzibit Is Back And He Wants To JUMP! Your Phone

Oh yes, Xzibit is back and while I resist ALL my desires to insert a “Pimp your Ride” joke, he’s one of a half-dozen or so new videos T-Mobile has released promoting JUMP! and #hate2wait. Other videos include Olympia Sanya Richards Ross, Sean Rash, Joe Johnson, Rich Malambri, Ike Taylor and Julissa Bermudez. In all honesty, I’d love to see T-Mobile bring a stronger name to bear with this campaign, or at least one that won’t … [read full article]

HTC Issues Camera Fix For One Update That Removed HDR Functionality

The recent HTC One software update was been welcomed with open arms in thanks to its LTE connectivity fixes and overall improved performance. Unfortunately, the welcomed fixes brought about one negative change with the accidental removal of the HDR functionality from the camera app. Have no fear however as HTC worked fast and managed to push out a fix that’s now available Settings > About > Software Updates > Check now. Ultimately, this shouldn’t … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Taunts The Competition With LTE Speed Tests

The Twitter account of T-Mobile CEO John Legere (@john_legere) is handily one of the most entertaining I have ever seen in the technology industry, especially from a CEO. It goes without saying that Legere is going to say nice things about his company and some  and some not-so-nice things about his competition. However, Legere takes it another level with almost every tweet and that level is “awesome.” Now, … [read full article]

9to5Google Says T-Mobile “Not Yet On Board” With Moto X Release

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The boys from 9to5Google are reporting that according to their inside source, only Sprint, Verizon and AT&T are definitively signed on to carry the Moto X. The report itself contradicts a WSJ source that stated all four national carriers will carry Motorola and Google’s first collaborative smartphone. The site speculates that because T-Mobile already carries the Nexus 4, it has yet to complete a deal with Motorola. At this point it … [read full article]

HTC One software update released, LTE data and reception fix included

T-Mobile just updated its HTC One devices with some new, bug crushing software. Version 1.27.531.11 features some carrier specific software aimed at making LTE performance and reception more stable among other things and weighs in at 247 megabytes. Release includes: Software stability LTE and reception Processor enhancements Sadly, the updates did not come alongside Android 4.2.2, that’s still a little way off. But do let us know if you notice any dramatic changes … [read full article]

Moto X Press Images Leak As Company Sends Launch Event Invites

With invitations for the Motorola Moto X event just hours old, we didn’t have to wait long until some official looking press images leaked to the world. In other words, we still don’t have to wait till August 1st to check out the device thanks to these renders as well as Google Chairman Eric Schmidt walking around Sun Valley, Idaho with the device. The device is still thought to … [read full article]