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FCC Offical – “There is no way deal gets rubber stamped” in regards to AT&T/T-Mo Acquisition

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that an un-named FCC official commented off the record that there is “no way that they chairman’s office rubber-stamps this transaction.”  The source goes

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T-Mobile Sidekick Pricing Announced: $99.99 With A 2-Year Contract

All you former Teeny Boppers can rejoice. T-Mo has finally announced the pricing for it’s new Android powered SideKick. T-Mobile’s Sidekick 4G is priced at $99.99 with a 2-year contract after a $50 mail-in-rebate. With a reasonable price like that, it is sure to be a hit with the teen crowd that the handset is aimed at.

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T-Mobile Announces G2x With Tegra Zone, Available This Spring

T-Mobile is starting a habit of rebranding devices to almost naked Android. This time, they’ve chosen the Optimus 2X, a new dual-core beast from LG. Being a big Android purist,

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AT&T Statement: “T-Mobile Customers Will Have To Replace 3G Handsets After Merge”

This is getting a bit concerning, Yahoo Finance is reporting that AT&T has made a statement saying that T-Mo customers who have 3G handsets will need to have their devices replaced if the recently announced merger goes through. The reason being that once the acquisition is finalized, AT&T plans on reconfiguring how the current T-Mo towers work, re-purposing them for 4G service in an effort to increase the speed of their network overall.

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AT&T Set to Buy Out T-Mobile

Though not strictly Android-related, AT&T’s announcement that it will buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion is news that will have a huge impact on many of our readers.

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T-Mobile Gives Quick Demo of Sidekick 4G

By now, you’ve heard the news that T-Mobile has resuscitated the Sidekick brand, breathing new life into the series with an Android-powered 4G model. The smart phone, which comes from

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T-Mobile Expected to Announce April 20 Launch for G-Slate and G2X

The word today is that T-Mobile is expected to announce a launch date for their G-Slate and G2X devices next week at CTIA.  According to TmoNews, the carrier should be

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T-Mobile Gives Re-Birth, Announces Sidekick 4G

The iconic Sidekick brand comes back to life in the Android-powered 4G model. Slated to arrive later this Spring, it features a pop-tilt hinge, five-row QWERTY keyboard, and a 1GHz Hummingbird processor.

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Best Buy offering Nexus S for $99 for new 2yr T-Mobile activations

UPDATE: Per comments below, please keep in mind that you may have to be a Best Buy Rewards Zone member with applicable membership privileges. Well looky here, Best Buy just

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T-Mobile Getting LG Optimus 2X as the “T-Mobile G2X”?

Finally…a dual-core Android phone for T-Mobile USA? TmoNews is reporting a leaked document that clearly showcases a picture of the T-Mobile G2X, which would be a rebrand of the LG Optimus 2X. Other than the picture of the device and logo, there is no other information given.

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Carrier Billing for Samsung Media Hub on Galaxy S 4G

As part of the Galaxy S 4G launch, Samsung has announced that movies and TV shows purchased through the Samsung Media Hub can be charged to users’ T-Mobile phone bill.

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T-Mobile’s Galaxy S 4G On Sale Now for $199.99

As expected, T-Mobile expands their Android roster today with the Galaxy S 4G. The obvious successor to the Vibrant, it features nearly identical hardware. While it won’t sway many current Android owners, it should attract those looking to leave behind a feature phone.

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T-Mobile Announces Pair of Budget Friendly Android Handsets

T-Mobile is adding a pair of low-cost Android phones to their growing lineup. At less than $75 (with 2 year agreement), these should sway users away from feature phones.

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T-Mobile Announces Galaxy S 4G at $149.99 for February 23

Look for the successor to last fall’s Vibrant to drop on February 23rd carrying a limited-time price of $149.99 with contract.

Reviews

Review: T-Mobile G2

Two years and a few spare months have gone by since Google and T-Mobile partnered up to give us the world’s first Android phone, The HTC-built, T-Mobile G1. The G1 pioneered Android’s initial design, hardware and software alike. Tucked behind the 3.2inch LCD display, 528mhz processor, 192mb of ram, and 5-row keyboard was a infant mobile OS with exponential potential. The G1 led the first steps towards Android’s globalization. Over two years later, Google, T-Mobile, and HTC have come together once again to bring us the next generation of the G1…not surprisingly named the G2. The G2 gains a modern upgrade and design along with HSPA+ support, while retaining specific qualities that the G1 possessed, like the physical landscape qwerty keyboard. Evolution, or just a spec bump? Read along through this review to find out!