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Feast your eyes on the gekko….manual

Our friends over at hiptop3.com were fortunate enough to get their hands on the manual for the upcoming sidekick gekko. All in all it looks to be just solidifying details already uncovered. Look forward to a 2mp camera, changeable shells, video capture and a George Foreman grill. Again, there really isn’t much uncovered by these pages that wasn’t already detailed here but its nice to know that this brings the likelihood of a new sidekick … [read full article]

Who hates contracts??

Well here we go all you flex pay lovers, starting May 26 – July 31 all new flexpay activations will receive a $25 dollar coupon toward the purchase of equipment. T-mobile is going to launch what they are describing as a promotional campaign designed to increase awareness of the flex-pay system. Unfortunately here is the real kicker: this offer is available in the Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston and Philadelphia markets only. Yup thats right, 5 whole cities … [read full article]

Nokia Music Promotion launches with the 5310

The Nokia 5310 will be released on May 28th. But that is not all, on the same day, T-mobile will launch a huge Nokia Music Promotion. With T-mobile and Nokia teaming up, you can’t really go wrong, right? Customers who purchase a Nokia 5310 on or after May 28th will receive free downloads of themes, wallpapers, and other customizable features for their new music phones. But wait folks, thats not all! If you purchase a 5310, you … [read full article]

Sidekick 3 gets an OTA update

For those complaining about coverage and network problems with the Sidekick III, here comes a solution (Hopefully). Between Today (May 19th) and May 30th, Sidekick III users should be receiving text messages asking you to backup your contacts. In addition, you may want to backup your pictures and media as these may also be deleted during the update. As Hiptop3 reported, this is what is included in this OTA (Over the Air) update: * … [read full article]

New Sidekick (Gekko?) passes FCC

Remember the Gekko we’ve been telling you about? Well it looks like we can add it to the list of phone to hit T-mobile before August. The label you see above was provided to us by the wonderful FCC, who passed this device yesterday. Unfortunately you’re not going to be surfing with speeds any faster then EDGE on this new Sidekick. Boy we’re excited for a 3G Sidekick to come out though…and hey, while your … [read full article]

T-mobile to release 16 new phones by August?

Well this is one that you may have to take with a grain of salt, but lets hope for the best! Between June 16th, and August 1st, T-mobile has 16 phones slated for release, or should we say 16 device launches. The document from which we snatched this data is indeed internal T-mobile, however usually it is more of a good guess of what will happen, rather than an set-in-stone depiction of upcoming launches. That said, 16 … [read full article]

Blackberry Bold pricing…with HSDPA?!

Ok all you blackberry bold lovers out there. Crunchgear gave us a surprise today by showing up with pricing for the blackberry bold. Every carrier is mentioned but really, does anyone really care anymore when Sprint releases phones?? Looks like a September release date for T-mobile while AT&T scores the exclusive starting in June. This is the great part, looking at the bottom it mentions, ready for this, 3.6 HSDPA speeds for T-mobile! Can I … [read full article]

How to block texts part I…

Ok I’m going to cut right to the chase on this one because I’ll let the steps speak for themselves. Yesterday we reported it first that T-mobile be adding text message blocking and voila! Here are the steps necessary to block unwanted texts to your tmomail address. I’m not sure how long this has been on the support page for T-mobile but a little browsing around on the site yesterday and a eagle eyed tipster brought … [read full article]

T-mobile to offer Message and Call blocking

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Remember the class action suit against T-mobile regarding unwanted messaging charges? Well T-mobile has answered by creating a system to block messaging. But why stop there? Lets take this all the way to calls too! While details from our sources are still a bit fuzzy, we can confirm this is all in the works. Now there seems to be multiple levels of this. The general level will allow users to block SMS through a … [read full article]

TmoNews adds T-mobile Forums!

First TmoNews brought you the only T-mobile blog on the net. We’ve been getting tons of comments on our big articles. But comments aren’t enough, they don’t really allow for convenient discussion and also limit you to the topic of the post. Wow, we wish someone would fix this… May we present you with our solution: TmoNews T-mobile Forums Thats right you avid T-mobile users, the one and only full T-mobile … [read full article]

Nokias Delayed, Motorola Z6w trashed

We hate to be the bearer of bad news so we apologize. Please don’t shoot the messenger. Unfortunately, T-mobile has delayed the launches of the Nokia 5310 and 5610. Oh, and the Motorola Z6w? Looks like that one got some failing grades in early testing and was scrapped. Fortunately, the 5310 will launch in three colors, red, orange, and purple. We don’t know when exactly, but expect the Nokia 5310 in early June, … [read full article]