T-Mobile says all missing Sidekick data lost for good
About two weeks ago, T-Mobile subscribers with Sidekick woke to a shock: all of their precious data, stored on Sidekick makers DangerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s servers, had gone missing. T-Mobile invoked the HitchhikerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Guide to the Galaxy clause: donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t panic, weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re working on getting your data back. In the meantime, T-Mobile Sidekick users have had to do without email, IM, even their contacts. Only calls and texts were available.
TheyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve had fourteen days to fix the problem. So where does the situation now lie? T-Mobile has issued a statement, and itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s bad: sorry, Sidekick users, your dataÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s gone for good.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Regrettably, based on Microsoft/DangerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s latest recovery assessment of their systems, we must now inform you that personal information stored on your device Ã¢â‚¬â€œ such as contacts, calendar entries, to-do lists or photos Ã¢â‚¬â€œ that is no longer on your Sidekick almost certainly has been lost as a result of a server failure at Microsoft/Danger,Ã¢â‚¬Â said a T-Mobile spokesman.
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