T-Mobile to Announce Its Second Android Device Next Week
According to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, T-Mobile is prepared to announce its second Android device next week. The Journal's sources indicate that the device will be called the myTouch 3G, and will be similar in design, appearance and function to the HTC Magic, released on Vodafone's network earlier this year. T-Mobile declined to provide more details, but HTC, maker of the Magic, is holding a special event in London next week, where it is expected to announce new handsets. T-mobile recently indicated that it would be bringing a second Android-based handset to market sometime during the summer months.
Verizon Closer to $10B Asset Sale to Pay Down Debt
Verizon Communications has lined up several deals that will earn it up to $10 billion, reports the Wall Street Journal. The company took on a massive amount of debt to buy Vodafone's portion of Verizon Wireless last year.
Google Hoping to Glue Its Mobile Wallet Back Together
Google is seeking help from its carrier and hardware partners to revitalize its flagging Google Wallet service. According to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, Google is waving more cash in front of network operators to feature the app on their Android smartphones.
Google Wireless Service May Require Nexus 6
Google's forthcoming wireless service will only be available to the Nexus 6 handset at launch, reports the Wall Street Journal. Citing sources familiar with Google's plans, the Journal says Google's wireless service will "weave together" access from T-Mobile and Sprint's cellular services, in addition to WiFi.
Microsoft to Back Cyanogen's Android Efforts
Microsoft has agreed to invest an unknown dollar figure in Cyanogen, which offers a version of Android devoid of Google's strictures. Cyanogen recently raised $70 million in funding, of which Microsoft is playing a minority role say sources cited by the Wall Street Journal.
The phones we are coming out with are the
1. MyTouch 3G which is the successor to the G1
2. The HTC Dash 3G which is t-mobile's version of the ...