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SMS rates going up!

Well T-mobile gave us an ETF adjustment this week and now they grace us with an sms increase. Thats right all you casual texters, starting August 29th T-mobile joins the ranks of #1, 2 and 3 and raises their pay per use rate to $.20! As expected this plays out for both postpaid and flexpay customers. Keep in mind this pay per use rate increase affects mms messaging as well, all messaging … [read full article]

Phone launches…android delays? ETF reduction!

Well as our count down plug in has indicated for some time now we have reached d-day for the Nokia 6301 and Samsung SGH-T339. Yawn. Both phones are as expected, myfaves, hotspot at home compatible, voicemail, number pad etc. The nokia has a 2 megapixel camera and the Samsung has a 1.3 megapixel camera. Honestly, what does anyone want me to write about these two phones? The Nokia has an FM radio! Score! Ok I’m already bored … [read full article]

Feature suggestion… we need your help

TmoNews is working on coming up with some fresh, new ideas for this blog that will ROCK. YOUR. WORLD… or, at least keep things a little more interesting around here. And just to get it out of the way, blog news is NOT coming to a halt and we will NOT stop bringing you news, that is coming back soon. We’re more interested in what you all might have to say about features then just churning out … [read full article]

Dearest fans

Attention one and all, I think its time we level with our adoring public. We as the owners and administrators of this website have thought long and hard about how to best come forward to discuss our recent activity or lack thereof. We love our readers, we really do (plz don’t stalk us now), and its our only wish to bring you the very best of T-mobile news every day. Unfortunately, we … [read full article]

Some 3G phone love!

Well thank goodness for FCC release details. Phonescoop has given us what is quite possibly the best news we have come across in a while. Drum roll please, we have the Sony Ericsson TM 506. Now, our info matches this up with this phone being the Bella we have been mouth watering over for some time. Of course the only thing that truly matters is that the phonescoop article points out the most important fact of … [read full article]

Dual-sim Hotspot@Home router FTW

Well our inbox this morning had another little goody in it. LiquidCipher of forums.tmonews.com fame was kind enough to send some pics over of the new hotspot@home router lauching sometime early next month. This one has a few extra goodies though. He was even kind enough to write up his own little review for us. I love it when someone does all the work for me. “Well boys and girls, with the looming relaunch of Hotspot@Home … [read full article]

Rokr E8 launch date, finally moto makes something that isn't a RAZR…

I know we’ve been a little behind lately but rest assured we are going to getting back to daily musings very very shortly. I’m just getting back into form myself, let me tell you strep throat is a bitch!! Anyways, one of our super awesome forum members was kind enough to give us this lovely news for the day. Thats right you motorola fans, all two of you. We have, drum roll please … [read full article]

Happy fathers day with a sidekick OTA update!

Boygenius was awesome enough to post what is the long talked about sidekick lx OTA update hitting…..JUNE 25th!!!!! Most of you already know some of the hightlights and according to bgr its going to take about 4 weeks to spread out the updates for all you sidekick owners drooling over this awesome update. Here is the rundown of what to expect: Capture videos using the new video mode Playback from the SD card … [read full article]

All is well in WiFi world??

Sorry sports fans I know someone of us are still in vacation mode and the rest of us are sick as all hell. That would be me. Forgive me if the news comes slow today, I’m not even sure what day it is. Anyways, while details seem to be pretty sparse it looks as if there has been a “settlement” in the T-mobile/ATT WiFi war over in Starbucks land. Engadget as well as multiple other … [read full article]

T-Mobile to sue Starbucks, file Frappalawsuit

Maybe you’ve heard, maybe you haven’t, but apparently it looks as if T-Mobile is going all lawyeristic on Starbucks. Apparently, they are seeking damages due to breach of contract and unfair competition and really, it seems a bit shady in the first place. The deal originally was going to allow a transitional period over the course of a few years so that current Hotspot subscribers would still get to ride out their plans and hardware could be … [read full article]

Details revealed on the Tony Hawk Sidekick LX

Well, it’s been a little over a month since we reported on the Tony Hawk Sidekick LX, but more details beyond just the release date (mid-July) have finally surfaced (yeah okay, so we’re a tad late to the party). Skaters rejoice, your Sidekick has arrived! This baby is rockin’ a skateboard-textured bottom cover (not pictured) with simulated screws and even retractable mini-wheels for those long, grueling days at school or work; why not give those idle … [read full article]

Vacation's Over… get back to work!!

And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for, the return of TmoNews! We just flew back from vacation and boy, are our arms tired! So yeah, it went a little longer than we thought it would and for that we all apologize, but in the end we get to come back to writing about our favorite cellular carrier – T-Mobile! w00t! Now okay, in all seriousness, it doesn’t look like we’ll be in full swing for … [read full article]