The Cliq is dominating headlines in the T-mobile world today with glimpses at the packaging and an official confirmation of the pre-order date. Well, what about the information that you, the readers, truly want: release date and price. Starting first with the release date, November 2nd is the day. The pre-order window is open from October 19th through November 1st with nationwide availability the following day. As for pricing, it will not be free as previous … [read full article]
Well, we called the pre-order date for the Cliq almost right after the announcement. As the above picture shows, our info was right on the money as the countdown has begun. This settles the release date chaos quite nicely, and we can all be thankful knowing exactly how long we have to save our pennies. Courtesy of T-mobile themselves, images are leaking direct from the T-mobile homepage to the Cliq pre-order. Coincidentally, this comes right … [read full article]
As wireless customers we put an unusually high amount of reliance in our cell phones and for good reason: portability is a key factor in our lives. When the cell phone stops working, it’s almost as if life slows down to a crawl along with it. That being said, among the four major carriers, which survives the real world test of customer service? No JD power awards to be given here–just real world testing under real world … [read full article]
While we continue to patiently wait until the expected October 19th preorder date for the Cliq, our friends over at LeakDroid have got their hands on the Motorola Cliq box. And may I say, this box is very nicely designed. The box art isn’t the only thing LeakDroid recieved. Here is some extra information about the goodies the Cliq offers: Box comes with headphones/mic to plug into the headphone jack. no case. the box has a … [read full article]
Pittsburgh, your morning has finally come to embrace the goodness that belongs to T-mobile 3G. We at TmoNews know you have waited patiently for some time now. However, this is your morning to enjoy the glory that has become the announcement of another 3G City, so revel in it, it is magnificent! Thanks to everyone who sent this in!
So this isn’t really groundbreaking news, but cellphones ooze radiation every single second after you press that power button. Now, however, there is a nifty little website (created by the Environmental Working Group) that ranks over 1,000 phones by radiation level. So, head on over if you are worried about your daily consumption of radiation. Spoiler Alert, the MyTouch 3G is up there as one of the worst phones, but the Sidekick is … [read full article]
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Good afternoon TmoNews readers! Today is a very special day for T-Mobile subscribers in Columbia, South Carolina. Yup you guessed it! 3G is officially here! Congratulations guys! Feel free to sound off in the comments with your excitement! And once again for those of you still waiting patiently for 3G to be announced, we will keep you guys updated!
You have seen it before, but now we have a little change. Instead of the standard Open Comment Friday tradition, we are going to try opening the comments section for the weekend instead. This is your time to discuss what ever comes to mind (hopefully it is T-Mobile related); T-Mobile has left a bunch to be chatted about in the comments. Maybe you can talk about the latest Android news, T-Mobiles ever expanding 3G … [read full article]
According to the Wall Street Journal, T-Mobile asked that an additional spectrum, currently reserved for public safety channels, be freed up for commercial carriers. AT&T, on the other hand, wants to keep the spectrum open for public safety organizations but supports that the spectrum be reserved for LTE (and hey, T-Mobile is up for that). The spectrum in question, if you care, is the 700 D Block band, and it certainly lines up with … [read full article]
While T-Mobile continues to roll out 3G, they keep adding devices that are 3G capable (hey, I’m not complaining). While most of these upcoming devices are phones, it’s nice to see some peripherals being added to the mix. This particular gadget is the Huawei webConnect Jet, or UMG 1691; and while it isn’t the Huawei that we are all hoping for, it does serve its purpose. This USB … [read full article]
The 3G march continues this week with more launches. This time, a little loving for the good folks in California as residents of Corona, Fontana, Moreno Valley, Riverside and San Bernardino, CA are all now enjoying 3G goodness. As much as we all love hearing about 3G launches,when reading the PCMag article about HSPA+ and promised speeds, 3G just sounds paltry by comparison. I want me some HSPA+!