Sidekick Is Back, Y'all

You didn't think a little data loss was going to stop Sidekick, did you? Sales of the unexpectedly risky handsets have resumed, at discounted $50 and $150 prices for the 2008 and 2009 models, which is still too high. [Engadget] » 11/17/09 9:04am 11/17/09 9:04am

T-Mobile Sidekick Gets Facebook and Twitter Apps

The Sidekick Download Catalog has a couple of new additions today for owners of the Sidekick 2008, Sidekick LX (including Tony Hawk Edition) and Sidekick Slide. Interestingly, the Facebook app is free while the Twitter app is $2 per month. » 9/05/09 4:00pm 9/05/09 4:00pm

Sidekick LX 2009 Review

The Gadget: The Sidekick LX, a slightly larger and feature-heavy Sidekick with 3.2-megapixel camera, a larger battery, 3G, GPS, larger screen, and the same rotating screen with chiclet keyboard underneath. » 5/01/09 3:20pm 5/01/09 3:20pm

T-Mobile's April 21 Event Is for the Sidekick LX, Not Android

A few of us were hoping that the upcoming April 21 T-Mobile event might be for a new Android handset, a sequel to the G1. Instead, it's just a launch party for the new Sidekick LX. But hey, we like getting awkwardly drunk at corporate sponsored social events as much as the next guy. » 4/17/09 12:25pm 4/17/09 12:25pm

Sidekick LX 2009 Is Lean, Mean 3G Twittering Machine (With a Better…

T-Mobile's new Sidekick LX 2009 isn't a radical new departure from past models, but it brings a beautiful 3.2-inch, 854x480 screen along with 3G and Twitter integration. It's also the slimmest Sidekick to date. » 4/17/09 12:00am 4/17/09 12:00am

Xbox 360 Special Edition Sidekick LX Shown Off By Soulja Boy

Soulja Boy claims that he has the only Xbox 360 Sidekick LX in the world » 8/22/08 4:50pm 8/22/08 4:50pm, something that we believe him on, seeing as Danger is a huge fan of doing limited runs of designer Sidekicks for special people. Does it mean that Soulja Boy will have the only Xbox 360 Sidekick LX forever? Tough to say, but we're hoping there's…

Sidekick LX OTA Getting Updated Starting June 25

The promised update for Sidekick LX is going to start rolling out over the air come June 25, adding video capture, video sharing, IM enhancements and various other upgrades. You might not get updated until a few days after June 25, however. Hit the jump for the full listing courtesy of Boy Genius. [Boy Genius Report » 6/16/08 12:40pm 6/16/08 12:40pm

Tony Hawk Limited Edition Sidekick LX Now Official

The T-Mobile Sidekick LX Tony Hawk Edition gets official, with Tony's name emblazed across the Sharp-ade Sidekick device. It's pretty much the same as the standard Sidekick LX, except this one has video recording and "play and share," among other small upgrades. As a bonus, check out the gallery to see how really… » 6/05/08 2:43pm 6/05/08 2:43pm

Sidekick LX Getting Video Recording and Playback, Maybe YouTube Action

Here's a snagged screen pointing to video recording and playback coming to the Sidekick LX in a future update. Nothing definitive on which codecs will be supported, but possibly H.264, which YouTube encodes videos in for Apple, meaning you might be able to watch YouTube videos. Or it could be a different one, and… » 5/02/08 6:55pm 5/02/08 6:55pm

Get a Sidekick LX in Tons of Cool Colors

If you have a Sidekick LX, the folks at Colorware can propel it to new levels of fabulosity by painting it in your own unique color scheme for around $129. [Colorware] » 1/28/08 7:50pm 1/28/08 7:50pm

Evolution of the Sidekick Flip From the 3, iD, LX to the Slide

As part of the Slide review process, Benny G and I just made this super-quick video of all four recent models: Sidekick 3, Sidekick iD, Sidekick LX and Sidekick Slide. What will you notice? Changes in flip action, changes in the flip sound effects, and remarkable difference in screen brightness and clarity. But one… » 11/02/07 5:00pm 11/02/07 5:00pm

Sidekick LX Unboxing Gallery and Sidekick Sizemodo

Click to viewThe FedEx man just made us happy by dropping off a Sidekick LX, which will be available to T-Mobile customers tomorrow, and will be "widely available" on October 24th at T-Mobile stores and at Here's a look at its classy exterior, definitely more of a grown-ups Sidekick than any we've seen… » 10/16/07 11:47am 10/16/07 11:47am

Sidekick LX's Manual Uploaded to Support Pages

When will T-Mobile put us out of our misery and launch that Sidekick LX we are lusting after? Not too long now, my precious. The manual for the device has been uploaded to T-Mobile's support website. Noteworthy features include the LX's new broader range of media file compatibility, including support for MP3, WMA,… » 10/14/07 3:34pm 10/14/07 3:34pm

Sidekick LX Interface Walkthrough

Boy Genius has a walkthrough of the Sidekick LX, which you still can't buy now, but will be able to get soon. They take you through the phone, myFaves, AIM, music playback, MSN, and Emailing screens, you can take a look at below. Kick on over to Boy Genius to see the entire gallery. [Boy Genius Report]
» 10/02/07 9:40pm 10/02/07 9:40pm

Sidekick LX and Sidekick Slide Go Official

Last week, I played with T-Mobile's upcoming Sidekick LX built by Sharp and Sidekick Slide, built by Motorola. Though it's still over a month from their "holiday" release, T-Mobile is acknowledging their existence today with some official pics and specs.

» 9/26/07 12:00am 9/26/07 12:00am

Sidekick LX Gets Release Date and More Grainy Shots

Following up on the previous grainy shots of the Sidekick LX, Hiptop 3 has more shots plus a release date. The date is supposedly October 24, which is far enough away from the holidays to make for a nice present. The LX looks a bit thinner/wider than the ZANTE, also known as the Sidekick Slide (we think). The sound… » 9/20/07 2:50pm 9/20/07 2:50pm

Sidekick LX Appears In The Wild

Remember the non-sliding Sidekick LX "Shuriken" we mentioned had made it through the FCC obstacle course? The Boy Genius got his hands on pictures of the thing, though alas no additional details for T-Mobile's upcoming Sharp-built EDGE Danger device. [Boy Genius Report]
» 9/04/07 8:07am 9/04/07 8:07am

Sidekick 4/LX/Shuriken Gets FCC'd

The rumored Sidekick LX, otherwise known as the Sidekick 4, has been as hidden and stealthy as a ninja, but now it's been outed by the FCC. There aren't more details or images, but supposedly is a Sharp device (like the 3), has Danger OS v4.4, a 400 x 208 pixel screen, EDGE, and a bigger battery. » 8/06/07 9:12pm 8/06/07 9:12pm

Possible Upcoming Sidekicks: LX, LE, Slide

Hiptop3 did some digging around on whois databases and discovered three new domains registered by T-Mobile. They are, in random order,,, and T-Mobile's already rolled out Sidekick Limited Editions for the Sidekick 3, but we haven't heard much about any phones properly… » 6/14/07 3:00pm 6/14/07 3:00pm