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It's April 15th!

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So there we have it, the “new” rate plans we had early high hopes for have launched and while they are definitely benefiting the customer, we’re still a little disappointed. Either way, they are now available and ready for your usage, so hit up the T-mobile website or your mytmobile to take advantage of these new offerings! T-mobile

Celebrating One year!!

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Well the great news is that Tmonews has passed a milestone, one year of dedicated T-mobile reporting! It was April 9th, 2008 that this website came to fruition and yes I know I’m 5 days late posting this! This website was started to fulfill what we saw as a void, T-mobile was underrepresented and under appreciated in the blog world. That is no longer the case, and while we’ve seen a lot of changes, personnel and otherwise, … [read full article]

Upgrade Fee Back From The Dead!

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Well I’m pretty sure this news won’t go over well as T-mobile feels this is the right time to reinstate the ever appreciated upgrade fee. That’s right, the upgrade fee, that maligned, despised and most disgusting fee in all of wireless is returning to Magenta April 15th. Once thought gone, the announcement of the new rate plans has obviously made T-mobile reconsider the extra money screwed earned from this fee. Apparently its being reinstated to help offset … [read full article]

Blackberry BIS Down?

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  In case anyone was wondering, or in case a number of you were in panic mode due to a lack of recent emails, Blackberry BIS appears to be down nationwide. Doesn’t appear to be affecting everyone, but across carrier lines, AT&T, Verizon and T-mobile customers appear to have lost at least some access to email. Crunchgear is reporting email is coming back in bulk but in case you missed a little more than usual … [read full article]

April 21 Not An Android Launch Event?

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  Settle down, before anyone gets to upset, according to the folks over at Gizmodo, T-mobile has scheduled an event with RIM on the other side of the pond over in London. While the American bloggers such as myself are all in a tizzy hoping for Android related news, the UK event is definitely a Blackberry launch with Pocket-Lint reporting that their invitation states: “T-Mobile and RIM invite you to the launch of their exciting new … [read full article]

Open Comment Friday!

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Its that time again, the time that you may feel the freedom to think out loud, off topic and make absolutely no sense whatsoever and nobody cares. Dramatic enough for you? Good, its open comment Friday time and a happy Good Friday to all my celebratory readers! After a brief respite from the world of blogging, I came back to a big big week of news. One of the bigger happenings was of course, the [read full article]

You Heard It Here First!

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You heard it here first, on April 15th T-mobile is going to be announcing major changes to their rate plans. We have NO idea what that means, if this is a public announcement or internal, but we know the announcement exists. On the announcement note however, Engadget is reporting that T-mobile has invited press to an event April 21st. Our invitation may have gotten lost in the mail!  Billed as a “private launch event,” the anticipation is … [read full article]

The Best Is Yet To Come!

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Well a quick glance at the above pic shows a number of HTC devices, some presently available and some mysteriously already inside T-mobile’s systems. So, what do we have, lets start off with the Cleo. Woops my bad, I thought Samsung Cleo for a moment here, HTC Cleo, no idea what that is! The Dash of course needs no explanation. The Dream, ah yes the Dream. Could it be that the Dream is a holding spot for our … [read full article]

New Sidekick Hits FCC

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  Hot on the heels of yesterdays post showing the Sidekick LX09 showing up in the T-mobile’s inventory, today we get word of the very same device, PV300 passing through the halls of the FCC. This device of course comes complete with the AWS 3G bands we all know and love for our beloved magenta and is just one more piece of the puzzle offering up a brand new sidekick to magenta very very soon. … [read full article]

HTC Snap On T-mobile Without Inner Circle?

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So we’ve done a little bouncing back and forth on this one, its probably going to come, it wasn’t announced for T-mobile, then it shows up in a release calendar. Further confirming the release as seen from the release calendar, a leaked ROM that has all sorts of details and goodies linking back to T-mobile USA has surfaced. Of course given the fact that this is billed as the successor to the Dash, we all … [read full article]

T-mobile Market Research Hints to "Sapphire" Naming?!

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Via a very lucky T-mobile customer who was selected at random to participate in a market survey from T-mobile, our tipster was able to take some snapshots of possible names for the codenamed: “Sapphire/Magic/Dream.” We have the above named “G3, myTouch 3G with Google, Genius 3G with Google, and Prism 3G with Google.” Not really sure how customers were selected or what else the market survey inquired about, but the above picture and those following the jump are … [read full article]