Archive | September, 2013

The iPhone 5s/5c Has Arrived On T-Mobile, And You’ll Never Guess The Most Popular 5c Pre-Order Color

Today is the day and perhaps one of the biggest launches in recent T-Mobile history as the company finally finds itself off the sidelines with a new Apple iPhone launch. To say that T-Mobile is excited about this launch would be a mild understatement, and you can tell exactly that from the Bloomberg interview with T-Mobile CMO Mike Sievert. According to … [read full article]

PSA: T-Mobile/Apple iPhone 5s Inventory, Availability Expected To Be Limited

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A quick public service announcement and word to the wise for T-Mobile customers hoping to snag an iPhone 5s device tomorrow. Reports are coming from across the industry (and across our retail sources) that the iPhone 5s is in short supply and T-Mobile, like the rest of its carrier counterparts will have limited inventory on hand. As it is we’re hearing that only “select” stores will have the devices available tomorrow … [read full article]

Analyst Expects T-Mobile Uncarrier “Phase 3” To Target Family Plans

There’s no question plenty of hype and speculation exists around T-Mobile’s upcoming Uncarrier Phase III announcement, expected later this year. I for one have my thoughts and continue to hear whispers about its existence but I think any discussion is preliminary at this point. However, at least one analyst believes he has nailed down what T-Mobile’s Uncarrier Phase III will cover or attempt to change. Adam Ilkowitz, an analyst with Nomura believes … [read full article]

Second Chris Pirillo Demo Video Showcases Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

As Galaxy Note 3 pre-orders get underway, attention continues to focus on the integration Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Gear will have with the new flagship smartphone. We’ve already seen the gear “in action,” but this time around Chris Pirillo is getting his second hands-on personal demo from T-Mobile product manager Des Smith. Smith runs through the features of the Gear including the apps, camera and other aspect of the smartwatch that remind … [read full article]

T-Mobile Hits Back After Advertising Council Advises Carrier To Modify Marketing Claims

If anyone actually thought T-Mobile CEO John Legere would take the AT&T/National Advertising Division rebuke lying down, well…we’re just going to call you silly. Taking the NDA findings lying down is exactly the opposite of what T-Mobile and their boisterous CEO will do. In fact, Legere dropped this image off to me on Twitter boasting how he is reacting in a way AT&T likely never expected. AT&T may not have expected … [read full article]

Upcoming T-Mobile Branded Samsung LTE Mobile Hotspot Spotted In Training Slides

As T-Mobile’s LTE network continues to roll out in large swaths, so does our wish to use it to its full potential. It’s also true that with the addition of mobile hotspots into just about every smartphone under the sun these days our need for independent mobile hotspot devices wanes a little, but that doesn’t end the need completely. Thanks to a pair of shots captured from a Samsung training manual, we’re getting … [read full article]

Apple Set To Release iOS 7 Today As First iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c Reviews Arrive

Apple fans unite as the world is set to receive iOS 7 with open arms today as first reviews for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c hit the street last night. There’s little question for many current iPhone owners, iOS 7 will be a completely different look and the tech world will be on the lookout for the type of reception iOS 7 will receive. As with most iOS … [read full article]

PSA: T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 Pre-Orders Begin Today For $199 Down

As announced this past Monday, T-Mobile is ready to rock and roll with the Galaxy Note 3 as pre-orders begin this morning. At the time of this writing, there’s no direct word on www.t-mobile.com about the pre-order and the Galaxy Note 3 page still shows “coming soon,” but a few folks have picked up the Note 3 through MyT-Mobile. Pre-order shipments are still expected to “start shipping on or before … [read full article]

Lengthy Demo Video Shows Off T-Mobile Branded Galaxy Note 3 Units

If you really want a great product demo, you need to talk to the product manager and that’s exactly what Chris Pirillo received by stopping into his local T-Mobile location. Ok, so Pirillo’s meet-up with Des Smith, T-Mobile’s product manager for the Galaxy Note 3 was arranged but he still received a lengthy hands-on demo of the upcoming Samsung flagship device. Smith details the strengths and differences of the Note 3 over its successor in the Note 2 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Slapped On The Wrist For “Misleading” Ad Campaign Against AT&T

Update: T-Mobile CEO John Legere pinged me on Twitter to let me know he responded to the article in the comments below. An image of his comment follows at the end of the article.  Roh oh, T-Mobile may have gone a little too far in its claims against AT&T as the National Advertising Division has slapped T-Mobile on the wrist for statements made in several campaigns. T-Mobile has become considerably more … [read full article]