Tag Archives: Sidekick 4G

Samsung Sidekick 4G review

Samsung Sidekick 4G for T-Mobile – Comes in Matte Black or Perl Magenta Pros: Custom UI is full of tasteful color and is easily changed, hardware keyboard is a breeze to type on for long periods of time, the SK form factor has given way to a much more pocketable design, special bundled apps. Cons: Lacks some buttons, key combos, and other… Read more

Sidekick 4G rooted, source code released

When a phone like the Sidekick 4G comes out, it’s hard to jude how robust the community support behind it will be. Samsung phones generally get decent support (poor when compared to HTC), and even as a niche device the Sidekick 4G looks to be going strong. Not only has the SK already been rooted, and there are several ways to do it, but the source… Read more

Sidekick 4G now available for $99

T-Mobile’s long-running successful messaging device franchise, the Sidekick, has reincarnated today, minus Danger’s tween-targeted interface, powered instead by the streamlined and optimized Android 2.2.1. Another bump over previous iterations, as the Sidekick 4G brand would imply, is compatibility with T-Mobile’s 4G 21Mbps HSPA+ network. Pair that with… Read more

April 20th: T-Mobile’s big day

So you think T-Mobile releasing their own brand of VoIP through Facebook is a big deal today? Just wait until tomorrow. Not only will we finally see the retail release of the LG G2X, but the Sidekick 4G and LG G-Slate will be right there with it. Are you looking to grab one of these awesome handsets? Here’s a rundown: LG G2X Coming in with vanilla… Read more

T-Mobile outlines launch plans for G2X and Sidekick 4G

Following in tradition of what has become the modern-day release cycle for a phone, T-Mobile has turned to Twitter to reveal a price for the LG G2X, as well as a release date. For those of you looking to snag T-Mobile’s first vanilla flavored dual-core smartphone, you can do so for $199 on a two-year contract, or $499 without. Sales will begin online… Read more

Sidekick 4G coming to Radio Shack April 20th

Those of you dying to get your hands on some Sidekick 4G physical keyboard goodness don’t have long to wait. Outed in a tweet by Radio Shack today, the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G will be available for purchase on April 20th. According to rumor, that’s not all. TmoNews has it on good word that not only will the Sidekick be launching that day, but the G2x… Read more

A closer look at the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

Now that the Sidekick 4G has been announced and priced, all that’s left to do is wait and watch some demo videos. In the newest video from T-Mobile, we get to take a brief look at the new Sidekick 4G UI as well as the keyboard, different colors available, and the new sliding mechanism. Instead of the screen on the device kicking out to the side to reveal… Read more

“T-Mobile Sidekick Is Reborn”

This is it Sidekick faithful. It may not be the Sharp handset you switched to T-Mobile for in the first place, but Samsung’s Sidekick 4G has been officially announced. Coming in with 21Mbps HSPA+, the Sidekick 4G boasts a plethora of innovative features along with some beefy specs to back it up: 3.5-inch “pop-tilt” touchscreen; 1GHz Cortex A8… Read more

Sidekick 4G sign up page goes live

Sidekick fans, where you at? I know you’re out there, and you’re gonna love this. We haven’t heard much on the previously leaked Sidekick 4G lately, but it looks like that’s about to change. Posted tonight, an information sign up page has gone live for the ‘kick which can only mean one thing: it’s coming soon. Nothing else to report right now, but… Read more

Sidekick 4G: clear photos [UPDATED with software image]

Well, that was fast. Just 16 minutes after leaking new details about the Sidekick 4G, including a blurry image that seemed to indicate that the Samsung manufactured device was a slider, David from TMoNews busts out a series of clear images of the gadget: I’m still a bit concerned about the weight, and I’d love a pivoting display, but I’ve got to… Read more