T-Mobile confirms G2, hopes to get back in Android headlines

T-Mobile has updated an online teaser page for its next Android device to show that the first phone to run on its next-gen HSPA+ network will be called the G2.

Apparently there's an "80% chance" of a T-Mobile iPhone

With months and months (and months!) of rumors circulating about another carrier getting the rights to the iPhone, there must be something brewing, and now there's a report that says T-Mobile has an 80% shot at nabbing Apple's phone.

Samsung Galaxy sells faster than iPhone overseas, US momentum coming?

Samsung's first "Galaxy S" device, the company's new line of high-end Android phones, just became the fastest-selling phone in Korean history, and Samsung believes the momentum will spread throughout the world.

T-Mobile's Sidekick gets kicked aside

The long-running Sidekick product line has finally reached its end, as T-Mobile plans to discontinue the remaining 2 Sidekick models and end its relationship with the product's manufacturer.

T-Mobile jumps to the front of the line to get iPhone, maybe

While most talk of a non-AT&T iPhone has been directed at the #1 carrier, Verizon, there's a growing thought that T-Mobile may be the first new service provider to carry the Apple phone.

Nexus One is $120 more expensive at retail store

Google has landed its first retail deal in the US to sell its Nexus One phone, but there's a catch - the phone will cost $300 instead of the $180 that users were charged at Google's online store.

25% of US households have a cell phone but no landline

One-fourth of American homes now has no traditional landline even though they do have mobile phone service, while only 15% have a landline with no cell phone.

Sprint on Nexus One: No thanks

Sprint today crashed any hopes of a CDMA version of the Nexus One in the US. Following the same decision as Verizon, Sprint will not be offering service to its own version of Google's in-house-developed phone.

Android captures second place in mobile OS race

Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.

Verizon tops in customer service, AT&T dead last

Customers are twice as happy with Verizon service than AT&T, and only report one-third the amount of dropped calls. Is there a map for that?

T-Mobile customizes Android with Mytouch 3G Slide

Continuing its path as a devoted Android supporter, T-Mobile has a new phone in the pipeline that takes the Google operating system to a new level.

HTC gets hit with visual voicemail lawsuit

Klausner Technologies, a mobile tech company with 27 patents related to "Visual Voicemail," has filed a lawsuit against HTC for patent infringement over the MyTouch enhanced voicemail service.

Garmin intros navigation-centric Garminfone on Android

GPS manufacturer Garmin for the first time will be releasing its own branded mobile phone, bringing its navigation technology to the Android platform exclusively through T-Mobile.

Whoa! Verizon iPhone coming out in just a few months?

Hold the presses - the undisputed smartphone sales leader is finally branching out to another wireless carrier in the US, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

Mobile activity in numbers: billions and trillions

91% of Americans now have a mobile phone subscription, over 1 trillion minutes of talk time was logged over wireless networks in the second half of 2009, and cell phone revenue climbed into the dozens of billions of dollars.

Google slashes Nexus One early termination fee


A recent FCC inquiry has apparently prompted Google to slash its Nexus One early termination fee (ETF) from $350 to $150. 

Meanwhile, a $250 fee for existing T-Mobile customers upgrading to the  smartphone was lowered to $50.