Giving Microsoft the flick
T-Mobile is probably getting closer to Google and Android, after its disastrous experience with Microsoft. Last month Microsoft lost the data of about a million 'Sidekick' phone users, with the end result that Microsoft got off scott free, while T-Mobile's good name was dragged through the dirt. Also, Microsoft's 'Windows Mobile' is a platform that the public no longer wants and has rejected (it has fallen to 8.8% market share, and still dropping).
The platform which has created public desire is Android, so it is predictable that T-Mobile would join the Android bandwagen.