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T-Mobile to debut tethering plan on November 3rd, $14.99

October 26th, 2010

Listen up T-Mobile tetherers, we’ve just been sent in some intel that indicates America’s fourth largest carrier will begin to offer/charge for tethering on November 3rd. The Tethering and Wi-Fi Sharing Add-On, which will have a monthly cost of $14.99, will allow customers to use their smartphones as a tethered modem or Wi-Fi hotspot. Starting …

Verizon Wireless releases new 3G Network Extender

October 19th, 2010

Today, via a press release, Verizon Wireless announced a new 3G Network Extender for customers suffering from sub-par, indoor signal strength. The extender, which is manufactured by Samsung, will allow Verizon customers to “make calls and send text and picture messages, they can also download apps, browse the Web, send e-mails, download and play 3D …

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 and BlackBerry Curve 9300 now available on AT&T

October 18th, 2010

Friendly reminder, folks… RIM’s latest candybar device and lower cost QWERTY 3G handset are now available for purchase from your friendly AT&T store. If you need a refresh on the products, here we go: BlackBerry Pearl 9100 SureType keyboard 3G Wi-Fi GPS 3.2 megapixel camera 1150mAh battery $149 with 2 year agreement BlackBerry Curve 9300 …

MetroPCS launches Samsung Freeform II messaging phone

October 13th, 2010

No, sadly it is not another 4G, LTE device for MetroPCS, but it is a new phone nonetheless. Today, Samsung announced that the Freeform II would be immediately available for U.S. wireless carrier MetroPCS. The Freeform II is a candybar-style, full-QWERTY messaging device with a 2.2-inch QVGA display, 1.3 megapixel camera, micro-SD card slot, and …

T-Mobile lights up an additional 16 U.S. markets with HSPA+

October 4th, 2010

T-Mobile has been on a PR tear in the last few days. Magenta announced the addition of 16 U.S. cities to their HSPA+ network portfolio. Biloxi and Gulfport, MS; Denver, CO; Huntsville, AL.; Knoxville, TN; Myrtle Beach, SC; Norfolk, VA.; Omaha, NE; Phoenix and Tucson, AZ; Salt Lake City, UT; San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Sacramento, …

AT&T to offer BlackBerry Curve 3G, Pearl 3G before holidays

September 29th, 2010

Today, AT&T announced that they will begin selling the BlackBerry Curve 3G and BlackBerry Pearl 3G in time for the holiday buying season. The Curve 3G (9300) will be available on an unspecified date — before December 25 — and will retail for $99.99 with a new 2-year contract (no mail in rebate required). The …

Verizon to cease data package requirement on new 3G feature phones

September 17th, 2010

We’re not sure why the Verizon Wireless news always seems to appear on Friday afternoon… but it does. One of our VZW ninjas sent us in a memo (pictured above) that was distributed to select Verizon Wireless employees today. The communication details that beginning in Q4, Verizon will start to phase out the “3G Multimedia device” …

Sprint getting BlackBerry Curve 3G

September 15th, 2010

Today, Sprint announced that it too would carry the latest update to the BlackBerry Curve family, the Curve 3G. The specs of the device are identical to the handset available on a plethora of other carriers — 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, BlackBerry OS 5 , optical trackpad, BlackBerry 6 ready — but Sprint’s offering will be …

Verizon Wireless announces availability of BlackBerry Curve 3G

September 14th, 2010

Today, Verizon Wireless and RIM announced the availability of the BlackBerry Curve 3G. The device sports that oh-so-familiar BlackBerry form factor, 512 MB RAM, 3G, Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth, GPS, and a micro-SD card slot with support for up to a 32 GB card. The Curve 3G will be available in all business channels on September 16 and …