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How Far Can You Leverage a Brand?

06/23/2011, With the launch of an Android-based Sidekick and the close of the Danger service, can the brand recover its status as a cultural icon? The inevitable shuttering of the Danger service earlier this month came and went without a lot of hoopla, providing an...

T-Mobile/Danger Sidekick servers will be shut down on May 31st

05/27/2011, For folks who are still using the Danger Sidekick from T-Mobile, we’ve got some bad news for you. T-Mobile has officially announced that they will be shutting down the Sidekick data servers on May 31st. While this means that you’ll no longer...

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G will have limited supplies at launch

04/15/2011, The highly popular phone that makes a comeback on T-Mobile this month might be limited in quantity when it goes on sale. According to reports, Samsung’s Android 4G social phone, the Sidekick 4G will be limited in supply for the first week or two...

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G arriving on April 20?

04/01/2011, According to an official Tweet from RadioShack, the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G that was given an extensive video preview earlier this week, will be available from RadioShack on April 20 onwards. No prices have been confirmed, but we’ll find out soon...

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is alive and kicking

03/15/2011, Every hero needs a sidekick, and anyone who is looking for a smartphone will, well you know where we’re heading with this – need a Sidekick too – a Sidekick 4G in this case. The handset itself is developed by Samsung and will run on the...

Upcoming T-Mobile Sidekick pictured, manufactured by Samsung

01/27/2011, We previously caught wind that T-Mobile’s popular Sidekick would be making a comeback and now leaked pictures of what apparently is the upcoming Sidekick have surfaced. The phone still features the usual Sidekick form factor, but one of the things that...

T-Mobile axes Sidekick line

07/05/2010, T-Mobile has killed off its Sidekick line, which comes a short while after Microsoft announced that they will also be canning the KIN range. It is interesting to note that the KIN phones were developed in part using Danger’s staff and software after...

T-Mobile to resurrect Sidekick line

07/02/2010, T-Mobile has been slated to resurrect the Sidekick line, where the newer iterations will be based on the Google Android platform. Word has gone round that the US carrier has already been working on an Android-powered Sidekick for some time already, but...

T-Mobile could phase out Sidekicks

01/25/2010, T-Mobile could very well phase out its line of Sidekick smartphones in favor of the upcoming myTouch Slide from HTC. While this piece of news is unconfirmed, we are pretty sure that the golden era of Sidekicks are just about over, and there is a very real...

T-Mobile sells Sidekicks again

11/16/2009, T-Mobile seems to have finally flushed the Sidekick data loss incident out of their system, having released this statement. “T-Mobile is pleased to announce that Sidekick sales have resumed. New pricing for the Sidekick LX 2009 will be $149.99 with...

T-Mobile might recover some of the Sidekick lost data

10/13/2009, According to the NYTimes, T-Mobile might (yes, *might*) recover some of the lost data from the Sidekick debacle. Microsoft Engineers (Sidekick belongs to Microsoft) think that some data might be salvageable. If you’re a Sidekick user, all hope is...

Missing Sidekick Data Gone Forever?

10/11/2009, If there ever was to be an epic fail in the history of cloud computing, the problems that T-Mobile is having with its Sidekick is certainly it. Those of you who have Sidekicks will most certainly have (painfully) found out that you’ve been without...

T-Mobile Sidekick LX Goes 3G

05/13/2009, At long last, those who have been looking forward to the 3G-capable Sidekick LX can pick it up from the T-Mobile online store. This smratphone targets those who use their handsets mainly for text messages as well as sending emails, and it will come with a...