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T-Mobile myTouch 3G to land in stores on August 5th?

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:22PM EST

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Some keen observation and javascript sleuthing may have uncovered the in-store launch date for T-Mobile’s second Android-powered handset, the myTouch 3G. Announced earlier this week by T-Mobile USA, the myTouch 3G will be available for pre-order on July 8th with an in-store release of the Android handset to follow sometime in “early August”. Now according to some serious sleuthing by the Android and Me blog, it looks like early August can now be clarified to August 5th. An author on the blog claims to have stumbled upon a T-Mobile development server containing a widget that counts down to the handset’s US release date, as indicated by the phrase “myTouch 3G in stores”. The server, according to the source, is owned by “the same media company who developed the official G1 website”. It all adds up, though no URL for the alleged server is provided so until we get some official word, this is all just a rumor. Either way, we have bigger and better things on our minds right now…