• YouTube and Google Play agree to join T-Mobile’s Binge On Program, following criticism of video throttling

    YouTube and Google Play agree to join T-Mobile’s Binge On Program, following criticism of video throttling

    YouTube and Google Play Movies & TV will now participate in T-Mobile’s “Binge On” program, which offers cellular subscribers the ability to watch a variety of services without those streams counting against users’ data plans. Google’s participation comes following its recent criticism of the program, which it said was unfairly throttling video services… Read More

  • T-Mobile Says Binge On Customers Are Streaming Twice As Much Video, Adds Amazon Video Support

    T-Mobile Says Binge On Customers Are Streaming Twice As Much Video, Adds Amazon Video Support

    John Legere may have drawn the ire of the EFF and others for his network’s controversial Binge On data categorizing feature, but the evidence so far has shown that customers really are big fans of it (even if it is crappier quality due to data throttling). The service allows customers to watch “optimized” video from a number of streaming providers without cutting into… Read More

  • New Android App Smozzy Lets You Surf The Web Without A Data Plan

    New Android App Smozzy Lets You Surf The Web Without A Data Plan

    Smozzy is a new Android application that lets you search the Web on your mobile phone without a data plan. The app works only in the U.S., only on T-Mobile phones and requires that you have a messaging plan (unless you want to be charged). Despite these restrictions, the app itself is pure genius – it cleverly uses SMS and MMS to send requests and receive the content. And to the end… Read More

  • T-Mobile, Sprint Waive Japan Calling And Texting Fees

    As we reported yesterday, U.S. carriers AT&T and Verizon both announced that they would be waiving calling and texting fees for their users who were calling Japan, in the wake of the devasting earthquake and tsunami in the region. Since then a number of other smaller carriers are joining the mix. T-Mobile USA is allowing postpaid customers to make calls to Japan without charges through… Read More

  • T-Mobile Posts G-Slate's Promo Page, Wants Your Email Addy

    The LG G-Slate was one of the many tablets outed at CES 2011 that caused many to simply say, “eh.” Just another tablet, right? Sure, but this might be the T-Mobile tablet so fans of the network should probably jump over to this just-launched promo page to sign up for the latest product news. (and spam) Read More

  • Who Needs iTunes? doubleTwist Partners With T-Mobile, Now Bundled On Some Android Phones

    Big news for doubleTwist, the iTunes alternative that allows you to manage media for hundreds of devices, including Android phones, the Palm Pre, and BlackBerry. Tomorrow, the company will announce that it has forged a partnership with T-Mobile, which is now promoting it as the supported way to sync media to its line of Android phones. As part of the deal, T-Mobile will begin displaying… Read More

  • Which cell phone provider has the best customer service? You might be surprised

    Given how much people depend on their mobile phones these days, it’s pretty much catastrophic when they stop working. Most these days don’t have a traditional land-line, so when your phone stops working, you lose touch with the world. So which carrier has the best customer service? Who can you depend on to help you in your hour of need? Read More

  • The T-Mobile G1 gets unboxed

    The first Android-powered handset’s launch is coming soon, but some lucky folks already have their dirty mitts on the complete package. The picture set doesn’t reveal anything spectacular including a lame carrying, but if you’re the type that gets giddy with pre-release photos, there is enough here to get you through this morning. The rest of us can wait until October 22 for… Read More

  • Developers, nerds, and geeks – the Android SDK 1.0 has been released

    The first Android phone launches on October 22, and while the Android SDK has been out for a while now, Google just released version 1.0. The latest version allegedly fixes numerous bugs and adds a few things API thingies. So if you’re a developer, fed up with Apple’s iron fist over the App Store, now might be the time to switch over to Google’s laissez-faire… Read More

  • T-Mobile G1 roundup

    We understand that your emotions were flying high yesterday with the G1 launch. So many questions that you had to have answered ’bout Google’s first foray into the mobile world and just in case you missed something, here is a rundown of our G1 coverage.  T-Mobile G1 specs leaked prior to announcement G-day: Other September 23rds in history Confirmed: Amazon MP3 on the… Read More

  • T-Mobile G1 gets priced & dated

    You can finally get your grubby mitts on your very own T-Mobile G1 Android phone for $179 with a two-year contract with data on October 22 here in the US. Existing T-Mobile customers can pre-order today in limited quantities. The U.K. will get the phone beginning in November, and will be across Europe by the first quarter of ’09. Wonder if we’ll see long Apple iPhone-ish lines? Read More

  • Peek hits the online marketplace shelves

    The simple Peek email-only handheld just went on sale for $99.99. The device isn’t for everyone, but if you need an extra item to carry in your pocket that does just email, this boy is for you. Keep in mind that there is a $19 unlimited connection fee paid through T-Mobile for monthly access as well. Need more info? NYT’s review is here. Read More

  • Sidekick Slide back in the saddle again at T-mo's site

    After some initial — ahem — setbacks, the Sidekick Slide is back up on T-Mobile’s web site for $199 after rebates and discounts. The major problem was caused by poor battery contacts, which seems like a simple enough fix. It’ll be interesting to see how well this device does now that it’s been pulled and then put back up for sale, though. Any current or former… Read More

  • Slide problems real says T-mo

    So the Sidekick Slide problem – shutting off for no reason – is real and it’s fabulous. T-mobile has suspended sales until further notice. Moto is working to fix the problem but Slide owners should visit T-mo stores for a fix. UPDATE: According to BGR, those of you with problematic Slides will be able to get upgraded to the LX at no additional cost. Nice! “We received… Read More