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Android 8.0 Oreo is now official

Today’s the day, Android fans: The next major Android release has been revealed. Android 8.0 Oreo is now official. The update has been pushed to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and build for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P have entered carrier testing. Updates for those devices should begin rolling out “soon” along with updates for the Pixel C and Nexus Player. Google says that it’s also been working with several … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer free oil change, discounted MLB cap, and more next week

The gifts and prizes that’ll be available for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday have been revealed. On August 22nd, T-Mobile customers can get $10 off a New Era MLB Authentic Collection hat at Lids, Locker Room by Lids, and Lids.com. Also coming to T-Mo customers is a free basic oil change (up to $24.95) or $25 off any service at Meineke. Rounding out next week’s gifts for T-Mobile customers is one month of access to … [read full article]

Android O will be officially revealed on August 21st

Next week is going to be big for Android fans, because not only is Samsung unveiling a new flagship smartphone, but Google is going to unveil its next major Android release. Google has launched a countdown page for its Android O reveal. The event will coincide with next week’s total eclipse on August 21st, with Google hosting a livestream that’ll begin at 2:40 pm ET. Unfortunately for those of us eagerly awaiting the official launch … [read full article]

LG V30 image leak gives us a clear look at the upcoming flagship

The LG V30 will be officially announced in a couple of weeks, but if you’re excited about the device, you’ll be happy to learn that the rumor mill is giving you a sneak peek right now. LG’s V30 has leaked out in a set of clear images that show its front, rear, and sides. We can see the phone’s 6-inch display, complete with thin bezels and rounded corners, as well as a dual rear camera … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 600MHz LTE network is now live

Just months after winning a bunch of 600MHz spectrum in an FCC auction, T-Mobile has begin to deploy its new coverage. T-Mobile announced today that its first 600MHz LTE sites are now live in Cheyenne, Wyoming. You can see a video of a phone call being completed over these 600MHz airwaves below. In addition to lighting up its first 600MHz cell sites, T-Mobile today revealed other parts of the U.S. where it plans to go … [read full article]

Tomorrow’s T-Mobile Tuesday will offer chance to win tickets to Mayweather-McGregor fight

Days after revealing this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts and prizes, T-Mo says that it’s adding one more prize to this week’s list. T-Mobile is offering the chance to win tickets to the Floyd Mayweather v. Conor McGregor boxing match on August 26th. This includes a trip for two to Las Vegas where they’ll stay for two nights, get VIP access to the weigh-in event, and tickets to the fight itself. T-Mobile will announce details on … [read full article]

ZTE Blade Z Max coming to MetroPCS with 6-inch display and Android 7.1.1

After releasing the ZTE ZMAX Pro on MetroPCS last year, ZTE has now revealed its latest phablet for prepaid. The ZTE Blade Z Max will launch on MetroPCS on August 28th for $129. It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat on a 6-inch 1920×1080 display and it’s packing an 8-megapixel camera for all of your selfie needs. Around back there’s a dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel main sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. With these two … [read full article]

T-Mobile JUMP! On Demand to require down payment for base model phones next year

Hot on the heels of news that T-Mobile was tweaking JUMP! On Demand to allow upgrades every 30 days, news of more JOD changes have surfaced. T-Mobile says that starting August 2018, base model phones will no longer be $0 down with JUMP! On Demand. For example, right now the Galaxy S8 is $0 down and $33 per month with JOD while the 32GB iPhone 7 is $0 down and $27 per month. Next year, … [read full article]

Moto Z2 Force and T-Mobile Revvl launch today

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile because there are two high-profile Android phones launching. First up is the Moto Z2 Force, which is notable for a couple of reasons. It’s the first new Motorola smartphone we’ve seen on T-Mobile in a while, and T-Mo is celebrating the Z2 Force’s arrival with a Buy One, Get One deal. For a limited time, you can buy a Moto Z2 Force on EIP and get a second Moto Z2 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Smartpicks will highlight feature-packed smartphones with affordable prices

Alongside the new T-Mobile Revvl, T-Mo today made a couple of other announcements that target affordable smartphones. First up is T-Mobile Smartpicks. With this program, T-Mo wants to help customers find affordable smartphones “that are raising the bar in terms of features and specs.” T-Mobile Smartpicks has a dedicated webpage on T-Mo’s website. On it, T-Mobile is highlighting phones like the Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime, LG Aristo, LG K20 Plus, and ZTE ZMAX Pro. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Revvl official, will launch August 10th for $0 down and $5 per month

After numerous leaks, the T-Mobile Revvl is now official. T-Mobile today confirmed that the Revvl, its new own-brand Android phone that’s made by Alcatel. The T-Mobile Revvl will be available tomorrow, August 10, with pricing set at $0 down and $5 per month with JUMP! On Demand or $5 down and $5 per month with EIP. Full retail price is $125. When it comes to specs, the T-Mobile Revvl runs Android 7.0 Nougat on … [read full article]