t-mobile

Mon
06
Apr
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T-Mobile, Samsung Phones to Adopt Android OS

T-Mobile is planning to use Google's open source operating system " Android " on devices that blur the line between cellphone and home PC. In addition, Samsung says they will also produce Android phones, but need to work out the kinks, first. Both ... announcements come shortly after HP revealed that it is investigating the idea of using Android to power some of its low-cost netbook computers in place of Windows. Home Phone to get Data Features According to the New York Times, T-Mobile is working on two home devices using Android, an open source rival to systems such as Windows Mobile ... (view more)

Wed
21
Jan
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Cellphone Networks Survive Inauguration, Mostly

Everybody was talking about Barack Obama's inauguration on Tuesday morning, and it showed. According to reports, a number of mobile phone networks faced overload circumstances that day until late afternoon, when the chat sessions finally began to ... dissipate. Having the most trouble that morning appears to have been T-Mobile, with PC World reporting that one customer complained they were unable to make or receive calls throughout the entire morning leading up to Obama's appearance. With cellphones an often necessary lifeline for personal and business purposes, the victim's disgust is certainly ... (view more)

Mon
05
Jan
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Rumours Abound Regarding Second Google Phone

After the success of the first mobile phone using Google's Android operating system, the tech world is turning its attention to the follow up. So far, there's even a claim that it could involve a touch-screen handset previously pulled from release ... in the United States. Android is an open source system, meaning phone manufacturers are free to use and modify it as they wish. It's a rival to Microsoft's Windows Mobile and Apple's own system used on the iPhone. The first Android phone, T-Mobile's G1, has sold more than half a million so far and is even stocked in Wal-Mart. The first question is ... (view more)

Wed
02
Jul
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T-Mobile Wants You to Give Up Your Landline for $10/month

T-Mobile recently announced a new home phone plan that will eliminate the age-old attachment we have to landlines. The new T-Mobile@Home plan will use a wireless router to send and receive calls: "calls are transmitted from a handset to the Internet ... through the T-Mobile router; then, the call is completed through the use of voice-over-Internet-protocol technology." (Source: enews20.com ) Many cell-phone users prefer to retain their home phone and use their cells merely for convenience. Some also feel safer knowing that they have a fail-safe phone line at home, that won't have the problems of ... (view more)

Wed
30
May
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T-Mobile Wing Features Latest Windows Mobile OS

Recently, T-Mobile USA launched the first cell phone in America that comes equipped with Microsoft's latest version of Windows Mobile. The upgrade features better handling of emails and boasts tougher security features. The cell phone is labeled The ... T-Mobile Wing and will come with a price tag of $299 for a two-year contract with T-Mobile. (Source: pocketpccentral.net ) Windows Mobile 6 is the latest operating system designed specifically for "smart" phones. The system is able to manage emails, file documents and even has a web browser, in addition to the standard telephone service. Microsoft ... (view more)

Fri
13
Oct
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New T-Mobile 'Dash' Aims to Make Its Mark in the Handheld Industry

T-Mobile has recently unveiled the new "Dash" phone, set for release on October 25th. The Dash, which has been compared to the already popular Motorola "Q," is ready to enter the market as the hot new must-have phone for high-end tech users. The ... Dash is an offspring of T-Mobile's MDA and SDA phones: it includes a keyboard, WiFi connectivity, and runs on the Windows Mobile Smartphone 5 operating system. The 4.2 ounce Dash boasts a 2.5 inch screen with 320x240 resolution and a cursor pad above the soft-key keyboard. Other features include a 1.3 megapixel digital camera, 68MB of free storage ... (view more)

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