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Update: Samsung Galaxy S III LTE Launched Yesterday, May 20th In Retail Locations

Hold the phone T-Mobile fans as our intel from yesterday is outdated almost immediately as new intel points to a Galaxy S III LTE release yesterday. Early yesterday we were advised that the Galaxy S III LTE would be available on June 5th, which is fortunately an outdated piece of information. According to this newly obtained image, T-Mobile has launched the Galaxy S III LTE in T-Mobile retail/branded locations. “On May 20, … [read full article]

Consumer Reports Calls Samsung Galaxy S 4 “Top-Rated” Smartphone

Consumer Reports may have lost some of its luster in recent years thanks to the onslaught of smartphone rankings across the web. Still, when Consumer Reports talks, people listen and that’s why we’re taking note of their new choice for “top-rated smart phone.” According to the report published yesterday, the Galaxy S 4 dethroned the LG Optimus G which sat in the top spot for several months. The S4 has an excellent … [read full article]

Deutsche Bank Analyst Predicts T-Mobile Can “Leapfrog” Sprint Thanks To iPhone, LTE Network

Here’s some analyst fun to help start the week as Brett Feldman of Deutsche Bank calls for T-Mobile to pass Sprint thanks to the iPhone. In fact, Feldman calls for a $28 price target on T-Mobile USA stock based on a “significant” discount compared to the prices of AT&T and Verizon. As for the Sprint talk, Feldman believes T-Mobile’s planned LTE upgrade will help it shoot past Sprint for third place. We … [read full article]

Galaxy S 4 “Nexus Experience” Device Really Just A Fine Tuned T-Mobile Version?

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As Google surprised the Android world with the release of a “Nexus experience” Galaxy S 4 last week at Google I/O…questions arose about which model Galaxy S 4 it is? As it a new report from AnandTech suggests, the as of yet officially named Galaxy S 4 is a T-Mobile Galaxy S 4 hardware variant. The Galaxy S 4 on T-Mobile which is also known as the SGH-M919 has … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III LTE Edition Finally Making Its Way To T-Mobile Stores

  After a lengthy wait, T-Mobile is finally set to deliver on the Galaxy S III LTE edition. After an announcement all the way back in January, we’ve heard nary a sound about it since. The Galaxy S III LTE is the exactly same device internally as the original Galaxy S III with the addition of LTE being the only noticeable difference. Even with LTE, the Galaxy S III LTE is … [read full article]

White Nexus 4 Found All Over Google I/O, Set For June 10th Launch

Oh hai White Nexus 4 as it makes the rounds over at Google’s I/O conference. Pretty much every website, developer or Google Glass user in attendance has seen someone from Google hanging around with a White Nexus 4 so its public presence is a clear indicator its set to launch. According to a report out of Androidandme, the Nexus 4 with its white back shell will launch on June 10th and ship … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE Network Sightings Begin In Minneapolis, NYC And Detroit

You can file all of this as “unofficial” as is the namesake of TmoNews as an “unofficial” blog for T-Mobile, but LTE sightings are coming en masse out of New York City, Detroit and Minneapolis. While I’m in the camp that all three markets are both in the “fine tuning” and “testing” phase, Minneapolis has been scheduled for a May launch, so there’s reason to suspect things can be happening a little … [read full article]

HTC Says One Production Capacity To Double As Samsung Announces New Galaxy S 4 Milestone

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Some good news coming out of HTC this morning as the company’s North American president, Jack Tong, says that production capacity for the HTC One will double this month. In fact, production will not only double this month by continue increasing in June to meet the “strong demand” for the HTC One. “Our capacity is expected to rise significantly starting from mid-May. We are optimistic about our high-end … [read full article]

Loophole Allows Deutsche Telekom To Sell T-Mobile USA Shares Before Lock-In Period Ends

Deutsche Telekom Chief Financial Officer Timotheus Hoettges spoke early this morning and said that the majority shareholder of T-Mobile USA can sell the company to a buyer before the 18-month share lock-up period is over. Hoettges spoke to shareholders at the annual Deutsche Telekom meeting in Cologne, Germany earlier this morning. His comment was in response to a question from an investor who named Vodafone as a hypothetical buyer for T-Mobile USA. In its … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Twitter Account Explains Why Carrier Won’t Support Google Wallet

Over the last year or so there has been plenty of frustration directed at the carriers, some of whom are clearly stonewalling support for Google’s Wallet app. While T-Mobile has long stonewalled support for Google’s Wallet service, they’ve never really come out and said it’s directly because of their support for Project ISIS…until now. All it took was a simple tweet from a customer to the main @tmobile[read full article]

Galaxy S4 with Stock Android: Is This The Next Great Tech Superphone?

We had caught wind of a possible Nexus-like Galaxy S4 previously, but we were naturally a little skeptical because good old Sammy wants to capitalize on its products and craft the signature Samsung experience with its own customized skins and software implementations. I personally wished upon a star for it to be true, but had trouble believing it. Until, of course, Google made this dream device a reality yesterday at Google I/O. The Galaxy S4 with … [read full article]