Archive for T-Mobile

T-Mobile Gets Windows Phone 7 4G Stickers For Future Display

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on July 31st, 2011

Here ya go Windows Phone 7 fans. This may be the first bit of evidence that a 4G Windows Phone 7 device is coming to T-Mobile. As you might know, T-Mobile stores often get display unit stickers, graphics and images long before a phone arrives and in this case it looks like a new Windows Phone 7 device is coming.

There is a distinct difference between the Windows Phone 7 stickers and 4G Windows Phone 7 stickers. Right now the only possible Windows Phone 7 device that has been rumored is the HTC Bresson, with it’s 16 megapixel camera.

RadioShack ditches T-Mobile for Verizon on September 15th

Posted in T-Mobile by Reuben Drake on July 26th, 2011

RadioShack ditches T-Mobile for Verizon on September 15th Radio Shack is ending its partnership with T-Mobile in favor of a new one with Verizon, which will be joining current partners AT&T and Sprint. If you want a T-Mobile phone or service plan at Radio Shack the last day to get one is September 14th.

The next day Verizon moves in and setting up shop the very next day. The partnership with T-mobile was apparently unprofitable and also a very rocky relationship. Better get that T-Mobile phone from the Shack now.

T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide available for pre-order now

Posted in T-Mobile by Reuben Drake on July 19th, 2011

If you’ve been drooling over the myTouch 4G, then we know that you’ve had a hard time waiting for it. Well, wipe that drool off of your chin, because the time has finally come. You can now order the myTouch 4G Slide from T-Mobile for $199.99 with the normal requirements, or $499.99 outright.

It comes in your choice of khaki and black and you might even get it before it’s officially available in stores on the 27th. So, who is ordering one?

T-Mobile rolls out optional caller ID service

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on July 13th, 2011

A new subscription service will let certain T-Mobile customers get more information about unknown callers. The new caller ID service for certain phones will display the name, city, and state of callers, including unknown callers, not just the people in your contact list. Now you can know for sure who is calling and from where.

Name ID will cost $3.99 per month after a free 10-day trial. Right now it’s available for the Samsung Exhibit 4G, but will make it’s way to other handsets after awhile. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide should get it before the month is over.

Samsung Dart to arrive on T-Mobile

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on June 8th, 2011

A few days back T-Mobile announced 2 new mid range Android phones, the Samsung Exhibit 4G, available in Black and Violet, and the Samsung Gravity Smart. However there is another mid range Android phone coming to T-Mobile. The Samsung Dart, otherwise known as the Samsung T499 or Galaxy Mini.

The Samsung Dart is the T-Mobile version of the Galaxy Mini, and will come in gray. The Samsung Dart will feature a 240x 320 screen, a 2MP Camera, no flash, 3G bands, Bluetooth 2.1, Android 2.2.

T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide revealed in accessory photos

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on June 8th, 2011

HTC DoubleShot is the code name for the T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide that is coming soon. And today we have some accessory cases showing how the final design will most likely look. T-Mobile has not announced this device, but it will likely be sometime soon.

It looks like it features a dual LED flash and they’ve moved the speaker down below. It will look similar to the original myTouch 4G but with a slide out QWERTY keyboard and that new dual-core Snapdragon processor.

T-Mobile to carry Samsung Galaxy S 2?

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on April 28th, 2011

If we asked you which already announced Android phone T-Mobile customers want to see on the network, the Galaxy S 2 would likely be your answer. And if it was, then here is some very good news.

The above picture is from Adobe.com and though it might be hard to see, there is an image of the Galaxy S 2 with Touchwiz 4.0 icons. Could just be photoshop magic, but there is definitely a lot of buzz about the device arriving on T-Mobile. That would be great news for T-Mobile users.

T-Mobile G2X priced at $200, arriving April 15th

Posted in T-Mobile by Reuben Drake on April 7th, 2011

It’s now official. The T-Mobile G2X. LG’s dual-core, Android handset will be available on T-Mobile’s online store on April 15th for $200, coinciding with tax time. The handset will be the same price in stores when it arrives on April 20th.

There’s a $50 mail-in rebate to deal with, but aside from that you will finally be able to enjoy this smooth Android experience. We know that you’ve been waiting for it. There are worse things to spend your tax check on.

T-Mobile announces the Samsung Galaxy S 4G

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on February 2nd, 2011

We already knew about the 4G Samsung Galaxy S phone that was rumored to hit T-Mobile, but we now have an official announcement from T-Mobile and Samsung about a release date. To refresh your memory, the Galaxy S 4G is an Android phone with a 1GHz processor, a 4″ Super AMOLED screen, 16GB of internal memory, a 5 megapixel rear camera, and a front facing camera.

Other features include Android 2.2, support for T-Mobile’s 4G network and the 2010 movie Inception, preloaded onto the device. No info on price yet, but we can expect the phone to arrive in February.

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.2 Froyo update delayed

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on December 2nd, 2010

Yesterday there was news that T-Mobile had announced that they would be pushing out an OTA update for the Samsung Galaxy S to Android 2.2 Froyo. Samsung said that if they had problems with the OTA update that it would be available today from Samsung’s KIES software as well.

Sadly, T-Mobile has just announced that the Android 2.2 update for the Galaxy S will be delayed for another week. You would think that they would be ready for the update when they announced it, but that’s not the case.

Qik to power T-Mobile’s mobile video chat service

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on November 3rd, 2010

Looks like Qik will be behind T-Mobile’s mobile video chat service. T-Mobile Video Chat will offer integration into the native Android address book with the benefit of indicating live presence, enabling users to connect with friends and family via live video conversations and video messaging over T-Mobile’s network.

The integrated video chat service will be available on the upcoming myTouch 4G handset and will “allow users not only to conduct live two-way video conversations from their mobile device, but also will allow users to leave video messages.” Video messages are supported on over 200 phone models.

T-Mobile gearing up for Pre-paid changes

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on October 13th, 2010

You might already heard the rumor that T-Mobile was planning some changes to its prepaid mobile offerings and now some documents have leaked, which give us an idea of what to expect.

One of the changes includes bumping the lowest price refill option to $30, which is up from the original $25 refill card. The changes should arrive on Wednesday, October 20th. You can check out the full list of leaked documents if you need more details on the upcoming changes.

T-Mobile G2 OTA update brings Wi-Fi and Hotspot creation

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on October 12th, 2010

T-Mobile G2 owners could not have been happy about the recent loose hinge and missing storage issues, but we have some good news that might ease their pain. T-Mobile has just released an over-the-air update for the phone, offering features like Wi-Fi Calling, mobile hotspot creation and also some performance tweaks.

You can expect the rollout to be done in stages. Now we can only hope that those hardware issues will also be addressed.

T-Mobile version of Samsung Galaxy Tab to cost $399?

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on October 10th, 2010

If this slide is truly legitimate, then we at last have a price for T-Mobile’s Galaxy Tab. It will cost you $399. If it is true, it’s a bit of disappointing, as that’s twice the Galaxy S’s price despite lacking telephone functionality.

Still, we are talking the first truly impressive Android tablet, so it shouldn’t be cheap, should it? We will know if it is true soon enough at any rate.

Walmart and T-Mobile to launch wireless service

Posted in T-Mobile by Conner Flynn on September 14th, 2010

Walmart is all set to release their self-branded wireless service called Walmart Family Mobile. It will work with T-Mobile’s GSM network, here in the US. Data usage will be $40 per gigabyte. The advantage of this service over others is that the balance, unused data is carried over to the next month.

The best phone in the line will be the Motorola Cliq XT. Walmart will also sell pre-paid wireless options from Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel. It will be available starting next week.