AAPL Stock: 118.88 ( + 1.13 )

Printed from

Two new Sidekicks due for T-Mobile in summer?

updated 01:45 pm EDT, Mon April 28, 2008

New T-Mo Sidekicks Soon

T-Mobile will carry two new Sidekick messaging phones this summer, according to an apparent leak from TmoNews. Danger and at least one of its partners will release a mystery device nicknamed the "Gekko" on July 27th; a second known as the "Aspen" will follow shortly afterwards on the 30th. Details of the devices are unknown, though the possibility exists that the phones will either be special editions of existing models with new artwork in addition to possible replacement models.

The release of new Sidekicks with the US carrier would come too soon to be affected by Microsoft's buyout of Danger, which will see the smaller company folded into Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices branch and likely produce new software for Windows Mobile. Neither company has said if or when the Microsoft acquisition will affect independent Sidekick launches, though the hardware itself is made by companies such as Motorola and Sharp.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented