Google Maps 6.0, introduces Indoor search

By: t-marco November 29th, 2011

Google Maps for Android 6.0 just hit Android Market adding indoor floorplans to its box of tricks. When you zoom-in far enough on supported buildings, Google Maps will now display detailed indoor maps, instead of just showing blank space.

Maps 6.0 also features a new top menu element that allows you to quickly jump between features and a new Places homescreen that gathers relevant info about various restaurants, shops, and other establishments around you. It’s all available now for free if you’ve got an Android 2.2 phone or higher.

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AT&T and Deutsche Telekom drops FCC merger application

By: t-marco November 24th, 2011

AT&T said Thursday that it has withdrawn its application from the Federal Communications Commission to acquire T-Mobile USA. “AT&T Inc and Deutsche Telekom AG are continuing to pursue the sale of Deutsche Telekom’s U.S. wireless assets to AT&T,” said the official statement today, as the two parties have decided to withdraw the merger application from the Commission. Deutsche Telekom, the parent of T-Mobile, and AT&T said in a joint statement that they intend to pursue the $39 billion merger and will prepare for a federal antitrust lawsuit that is seeking to block the deal.
The Justice Department together with Sprint, sued to block the transaction in August, saying a combination of AT&T and T-Mobile would eliminate one of four national U.S. wireless carriers and hamper competition.

Let its snow! .. T-Mobile brings White Samsung Galaxy S II and Blackberry Bold 9900 for the holidays

By: t-marco November 23rd, 2011

T-Mobile USA will launch 2 new White versions of the Galaxy S II and Blackberry Bold 9900 this holidays.  The Samsung Galaxy S II does not have an specific arrival date or price , only that more details will be forthcoming “in the coming weeks”, probably it will be launch it with the same price as the original SGS II. About White Bold 9900 US$ 299 after rebates and 2 years contract.

Here some specifications of the SGS II:

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 1.5 GHz dual-core
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Display: 4.52″ Super AMOLED Plus WVGA touch screen (800-by-480 resolution)
  • Internal Storage: 16GB + micro-SD slot (expandable up to 32 GB)
  • Cameras: Rear camera = 8 MP camera with flash, capable of capturing 1080p videos; front camera = 2MP
  • Connectivity: 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, HDMI-out; DNLA-ready for wireless streaming
  • Battery: 1850 mAh lithium-ion battery
  • OS: Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread
  • Dimensions: 5.11″ x 2.71″ x 0.37″

Today is the day to buy your smart phone for cheap.. MAGENTA DAY!

By: t-marco November 19th, 2011

Only today, T-Mobile is offering a bunch of phone and tablets for an incredible price, many of them for free. The network carrier will offer a select range of handsets as well as tablets at net down payment prices of $49.99 or less, after paying the mail-in rebate charges.

However, existing customers will be able to take advantage of the “Magenta Saturday” deals as well, if they are “eligible for upgrade (18 months tenure or greater) and switch from a Classic to an eligible Value plan.”

T-Mobile wants to take the hassle out of Black Friday shopping with ‘Magenta Saturday’ by providing consumers with great deals a week early ― and without having to wait in line early in the morning,” said John Clelland, senior vice president of marketing, T-Mobile USA.

I already ordered my Samsung Galaxy S II.. did you order a new phone?

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T-Mobile launches HSPA+ 42 Mbps in 11 new markets

By: t-marco November 16th, 2011

 

Today T-Mobile USA will launch its HSPA+ 42 mbps service in 9 new markets. Those markets are: Bend, Medford and Corvallis, Ore.; Benton Harbor, Mich.; Bloomington, Champaign-Urbana and Springfield, Ill.; Columbus, Ga.; Hagerstown, Md.; Montgomery, Ala; Yuba City, Calif.

At the same time, HSPA+ 21 mbps will be available today in : Corvallis, Ore.; Decatur and Peoria, Ill.; Evansville, Ind.; Holland and Kalamazoo, Mich.; Santa Barbara, Calif; State College, Pa.; Yuba City, Calif.

If you own an HSPA+ device, and if you live in these cities, try and let us know.

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T-Mobile is preparing something big together with Google!

By: t-marco November 14th, 2011

T-Mobile USA is preparing to show you something special together with Google; and for that, Drake, Maroon 5, Busta Rhymes, Dirty South and R3hab will make this event even more special. But we believe that T-Mobile will launch the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus, initially exclusive for Verizon but later the same company dropped the “Exclusive” tittle on the phone.

This is happening  this November 16th, at 9 PM and somewhere in LA.

Stay tuned for more information.

Via engadget

T-Mobile Amaze 4G compatible with AT&T 3G/4G bands?

By: t-marco November 8th, 2011

T-Mobile says the Amaze 4G only has UMTS/HSPA+ bands IV and 2100, compatible only with T-Mobile USA and European countries. However, HTC website says UMTS1700/2100/AWS, UMTS2100, 1900, 850( compatible with AT&T )  A user at XDA decided to unlock the phone and put a AT&T sim card in it and ..bang..it is confirmed. The Amaze 4G is also compatible with AT&T 4G bands.

If you are planing to buy a phone to be compatible with t-mo and at&t bands, this is one of your best choices.

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via Phandroid

T-Mobile USA announced a new Android Tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

By: t-marco November 8th, 2011

Today T-Mobile USA and Samsung announced their new improved tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus.  As you remember, we were the first one to tell you about a this new tablet coming to T-Mo.  What are the difference between the old version and this new one?  The new  7-inch device is running on Android 3.2 Honeycomb and features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 16GB of internal storage, micro SD slot, 3MP rear/2MP. Also runs under T-Mo 4G HSPA+ network. The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus will be available November 16th  for $250 (after $50 mail-in rebate) with a 2-year agreement.

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