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Guess what Tony Hawk uses to text his friends?

Thats right folks, Tony Hawk uses a Sidekick LX. We haven’t heard about Tony Hawk that much lately, but evidently he is important enough to have his own Sidekick, because coming on July 16th, the Tony Hawk Sidekick LX will be released. All you skater-texters rejoice, because this phone is made for you. We don’t have too many details other then it will be Tony Hawk branded, but we’re guessing the housing will be pretty durable to … [read full article]

T-mobile and Sony Ericsson kick it off right

After their long “break,” which they spent seeing other wireless providers, T-mobile and Sony Ericsson have finally rekindled their oh-so-hot relationship. Anyone know what this means? No, not quite romantic candles in all of T-mobile’s corporate stores. But we have the second best thing. The Sony Ericsson Bella will launch on T-mobile’s network on July 12th. Woah, a Saturday? The Curve was launched on a Saturday, but if you remember correctly, that was a fairly messy launch. … [read full article]

Jackpot! Here comes the new Sidekick

Oh, so we have your attention now? Well here is what we know. It seems that there is either one device with two codenames, or two new Sidekick devices coming to T-mobile. There is evidence for an upcoming device called the “SK Gekko” on July 27th, while the “Sidekick Aspen” launches on July 30th. What, you ask, might either of these devices be? Well like we said, we’re still looking for more details. Once these (or this) … [read full article]

Motorola Z6W Coming July 7th

For those excited over the upcoming Z6W, we were sorry to shatter your hope last week over our post that the Z6W might not be coming to T-mobile. Thankfully, that rumor was wrong. We have confirmed that the Z6W will be out on July 7th. That is, of course, unless T-mobile changes the launch date. Sporting a 2 MP camera, 7 hours of talk time, video capture, and wifi, this phone doesn’t leave that much to complain … [read full article]

Rokr E8 and Prorated ETFs coming June 30th

The Motorola Rokr E8 seems to be a device that cell phone users either hate or love. But this, you can’t hate: Prorated Early Termination Fees. Thats right folks, it looks like starting June 30th, T-mobile will not only offer you the Rokr E8, but they will begin prorating ETF. For those that don’t know what a prorated ETF is, it means that as you have less and less time in your contract, your early termination fee … [read full article]

FlexPay Update and more!

Very few people are familiar with T-mobile’s FlexPay plan, but those that are familiar with it, know that it is buggy, messy, and complicated. It looks like T-mobile caught on to this too, because coming this July is FlexPay 2.0. Sounds intense right? Flexpay 2.0 should fix all the annoying bugs and problems in the original Flexpay. T-mobile is so sure of it, they are launching a FlexPay ad campaign after to try to boost awareness of … [read full article]

FCC passes 3G Nokia with Hotspot@Home Capabilities

It looks like it has the bands for T-mobile 3G, as well as capabilities to support T-mobile’s Hotspot@Home. T-mobile’s first 3G UMA phone anyone?! We can’t guarantee that it’s on its way to T-mobile’s lineup, but we sure hope it is. We’re digging for more right now and we’ll update you with anything we find, stay tuned!

Eyes on the new W490 colors, 1208 and 2760

(Left to Right: Nokia 1208, Nokia 2760, Motorola W490s in Bubble Gum and Heather Grape) Not too much of a ground-breaking article, but for those interested in any of these new low-end phones, here are some official T-mobile shots. Also, some good shots of the two new colors for the W490s, which you can pick up in stores on May 5th. Enjoy!

I see a Nokia!

It looks as if Nokia is T-mobile’s new Samsung. For those that don’t follow T-mobile quite as closely as we do, this just means that it looks like T-mobile has pushed their Samsung phones as much as they could, and then some, and now it is time to move on to Nokias. It seems that T-mobile is trying to clear out some lower end Nokia phones before the 5310, 5610, and 6301 all drop the [read full article]

Here comes the rain…

Like we said in a previously written article, it is about to rain Nokias, and Ladies and gentleman here comes the rain! The Nokia 5610 and the 5310 will be out on May 21st. With a decent camera, MicroSD slot, style, and voice dialing, the 5610 is shaping up to be one of T-mobile higher-end phones. If your looking to save a little money but still keep it stylish, pick the up the 5310. Keep … [read full article]

Hotspot@Home = Free international calls to the U.S.

As it turns out, T-mobile doesn’t monitor the origination of the I.P. address for their Wifi Hotspot@Home calls. Translation: If you make a call using T-mobile’s Hotspot@Home, they don’t care where it is from. We’re not talking calls from places like California, Texas, and New York. We’re talking Argentina, China, London, Israel, and South Africa…Anywhere that has open Wifi, you can make a UMA call to the US for no international roaming charge. Now, … [read full article]

T-mobile USA hits 30 million customers

Congratulations T-mobile USA! After the Suncom acquisition, and a couple months of pushing MyFaves and Hotspot@Home (Not really though) you have made it to 30 million customers. We might just start calling you the little carrier that could. A while back we wrote a little about our positive outlook for T-mobile, and now with this milestone it looks like T-mobile is heading in the right direction: up, as in gaining customers. Hear that Sprint? (Sorry, … [read full article]