Tag Archives: Google

(Updated With Pricing) Nexus S Product Page Goes Live, Available December 16th At Best Buy, First Review Is In

Updated: Customers can purchase Nexus S for $529 as an unlocked phone without a contract.  Nexus S optimized for T-Mobile’s network is available for $199 with a two-year service agreement and qualifying voice and data plan. It’s finally final and official; the Nexus S lives on T-Mobile.  There were never any moments of doubt but seeing the words “Availability and T-Mobile” in the same line just makes us tingle a little.  The only real … [read full article]

Nexus S Pre-Order Spotted On Best Buy Page

Those eagle-eyed boys at Phandroid have found what can only be described as a “silver bullet” in the Nexus S “is it real?” debate. A pre-order page on BestBuy.com was spotted but the real kicker, at least in our case is the reference “Nexus S for T-Mobile.” While we still know next to nothing about this phone and with rumors of a delay due to hardware “issues,” we’re still left guessing on what … [read full article]

T-Mobile Makes It Official, The G2 Will Be The First HSPA+ Phone

Did we call it or did we call it? The T-Mobile G2 with Google will officially be the first HSPA+ phone for the T-Mobile network! The T-Mobile G2 will deliver tight integration with Google services and break new ground as the first smartphone designed to run at 4G speeds on our new HSPA+ network. In the coming weeks, we’ll share more details about the G2 and offer exclusive first access to current T-Mobile … [read full article]

Give Your T-Mobile HTC Touch Pro 2 A New Life With Android

As someone who has used Windows Mobile for quite some time, I know first hand that it can grow quite mundane.  If this has happened to any of you out there, thankfully, now we have a solution-Android!  It seems those crazy kids over at XDAndroid have been working on a project to port Android to Windows Mobile devices and now their latest build is proving to be a huge success. Demonstrated on a HTC Touch Pro 2, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Ends Exclusive Search Deal With Yahoo, Embraces Google

Well, its over! T-Mobile has ended its year old search deal with Yahoo.  It comes as no surprise to hear that Magenta has replaced Yahoo with its biggest rival—Google. The deal is important because it now shifts search dominance away from Yahoo, as the Big G is now working exclusively with two of the top four carriers in the United States.  A Yahoo spokesperson said that Yahoo will still be working with the fourth-largest U.S. carrier on … [read full article]

Google Customer Service Number Now Live

After taking quite a beating in the blogosphere after the initial launch of the Nexus One, Google has officially launched phone support. That’s right; 888-48-NEXUS (63987) will get you customer service from Google, open daily from 7AM to 10PM EST. That’s right, from Google. Read those words, stop, close your mouth and let the wow factor hit you. Google finally recognized that live phone support is what it will take to help service the mighty … [read full article]

Google Reduces Nexus One “Equipment Recovery Fee”

The FCC has been eye-balling the four major U.S. carriers regarding Early Termination Fee’s and when Google dropped their bombshell, it certainly raised some eyebrows. Thankfully, Google has thought twice about their own ERF on the Nexus One. Starting today, Google has reduced the “Equipment Recovery Fee” on the HTC Nexus One from $350 to $150. While its better and a recognition of the disapproval of the original outrageous fee, all the major players still have … [read full article]

Would Google Ever Consider Buying A Wireless Carrier?

Based in no small part to the comments posted on blogs everywhere, including yours truly that have followed the news Deutsche Telekom might IPO or possibly spinoff its US division. Interestingly enough, readers on almost every blog/news outlet that posted this article are tossing around the notion that Google should consider purchasing T-Mobile. Google, having released its Nexus One and having expanded its Google Voice offering is clearly interested in the telecom industry. However, is Google … [read full article]