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T-Mobile Retires The Sidekick Brand Temporarily

The Sidekick was an incredibly popular phone for its time, and T-Mobile and Samsung worked together to bring it into the new age of smartphones. The device was good in most ways, with solid internals, good design, and “edgy” software for consumers. However, it didn’t sell too well. So T-Mobile has decided to retire the Sidekick brand. They also said… Read more

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 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

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 and Galaxy S 4G coming to T-Mobile

(Sidekick III) A 4G flavor of the Galaxy S, a 7″ version of Dell’s Streak, LG’s G-Slate, a 42Mbps USB stick, and an Android-powered Sidekick will all be launching in the first half of 2011, according to T-Mobile USA’s CEO, Philipp Humm. The plans were unveiled at a breakfast meeting this morning, which included slides, though no photos appear to have… Read more