Here's the official statement: "As with all of our products, they have a lifecycle. The T-Mobile Sidekick Slide has reached the end of its lifecycle. It is available in limited quantities at T-Mobile retail stores however the Slide is no … Read more
We've known it was coming for a long time, but only Monday did T-Mobile come clean by announcing the Nokia 5610 Xpress Music. As the big brother to the previously released Nokia 5310 Xpress Music, the 5610 offers an upgraded and music-friendly feature set in a slider design with a brilliant display. Inside you'll find an Xpress Music player, a 3.2-megapixel camera, full Bluetooth with a stereo profile, an FM radio, a microSD card slot, USB mass storage, voice dialing, a speakerphone, and messaging and organizer applications. Unlike the original model, the T-Mobile 5610 doesn't support … Read more
As reported on Moconews, T-Mobile USA is planning to launch an open development platform for all of its phone platforms from upcoming Android to Java to Sidekick and Windows Mobile.
Starting this fall, T-Mobile USA will take the extraordinary step of ditching its traditional deck on the phone and replacing it with a platform that's open to almost any developer, multiple sources have told us. Think of *Apple's* App store, but for the entire carrier's handset line-up from smartphone to feature phone.
It's all the goods from the Crave blog. Brian Tong and Bonnie Cha give you a peek at the newest Sidekick; copy and paste on the iPhone is here...sort of; and listen to music with Brandon, Brenda, Dylan, and Kelly!
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T-Mobile USA is adding new subscribers, but the No. 4 wireless operator can't seem to catch much ground on its larger competitors.
Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile USA's parent company, reported second quarter earnings on Thursday and gave some detail on its U.S. operations. While T-Mobile USA increased revenue for the quarter by about 14.3 percent compared to a year ago, the company is not adding as many new customers as it has in the past. Total revenues rose to $5.47 billion from $4.78 billion in the prior-year quarter.
In the second quarter, T-Mobile USA reported … Read more
T-Mobile activated its nascent 3G network in another city Wednesday.
Las Vegas now joins New York City as the only two locales to get 3G service. T-Mobile is promising that it will switch on its wireless broadband network in up to 20 more markets by the end of this year, but the carrier has not announced further details. We're hoping San Francisco gets service soon and that T-Mobile rolls out more 3G-capable phones.
Also in T-Mobile news, the carrier announced Wednesday that its Family Allowances program is now available.
AT&T Mobile TV may get another handset to offer its live TV service in the form of the LG CB630 Invision.
According to Engadget Mobile, this Samsung Access-lookalike may debut for AT&T this August 13 for $99.99, with a $50 rebate and a two-year service agreement. So far, the only phones to support AT&T Mobile TV are the LG Vu and the Samsung Access, though there are rumblings that the Access may go the way of the Dodo when the Invision comes onboard. We don't know too much about the Invision just … Read more
Gold and silver are fine colors for cell phones and smartphones--that is, if you like to play it safe. However, if you like to make a statement, you might want something a little more bold like green, purple, or how about sunset red? If you fit into this latter group, you might interested to know that today, T-Mobile released a sunset red model of the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8320.
Rocking an orange-red casing, the BlackBerry Curve offers the same great features of the previously released versions, including integrated Wi-Fi, support for T-Mobile's HotSpot@Home service, Bluetooth, and a 2-megapixel … Read more
Though T-Mobile doesn't offer any cell phones specifically designed for kids and teenagers, the carrier on Thursday announced features that will allow parents to control how their children use their phones.
With the Family Allowances program, parents with a family plan can give their kids and teens a monthly allowance for using their cell phone. The allowance works on any T-Mobile phone and can cover all services including calling, messages, mobile Web browsing, and downloads. Once the allowance is used up, those particular features will stop working. However, kids will still be able to call any "always allowed&… Read more