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T-Mo iPhone 6 pre-orders shipping – was yours successful?

We’ve been contacted by several readers since iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders went live last Friday. Some stating how much trouble they had getting an order through, others having gone a tiny bit more smoothly. Since then, T-Mo’s logistics team have been frantically assigning devices to customers and started off the shipment process. Some of our readers started getting texts that their pre-order would be arriving today, September 18. That’s one day earlier … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders open on September 24, available to buy Oct. 17

T-Mobile today announced that it will be opening up pre-orders for the next hotly-anticipated Samsung device: The Galaxy Note 4. The device will be available to pre-order from September 24th, with the release scheduled for October 17. Price-wise, you’re looking at a device priced the same as the base-model iPhone 6 Plus: $749. On EIP, that’s $0 down with 24 monthly payments of $31.24. Pre-registration for the device has been very popular, as … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s new 4G LTE Signal Booster revealed [unboxing video]

T-Mobile’s product guru, Des Smith (aka @askdes) has officially shown off the brand new Cel-Fi made LTE Signal Booster. Like the Asus router, it comes with the Personal Cellspot branding. As we’d already discovered, the new Signal Booster comes with a more attractive design than its 3G/4G predecessors. Granted, it’s still a black plastic box, but at least it’s been given a splash of colour with the trademarked Magenta livery The latest signal booster is … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 8, go download!

It seems an age since Apple unveiled its next iteration of the iPhone and iPad’s operating system. Unlike last year’s update, there’s no major design overhaul. Instead, Apple’s added some great features, and refined others. And today, iOS 8 has finally arrived. If you have an iPad or iPhone on T-Mobile, you’ll be able to upgrade to iOS 8 now (providing Apple’s servers can handle the load). Some of the biggest surprises in … [read full article]

Rumored ZTE “Olympia” officially unveiled as ZTE ZMAX

T-Mobile and ZTE have confirmed the existence of a budget-friendly phablet. Dubbed ZMAX, it’ll be available from September 24th and will cost just $252 (or $10.50 per month on EIP with $0 down). Apart from having a name that takes me back to the days of DROID MAXX, EPIC 4G and Thunderbolt, the ZMAX boasts some impressive specs for the price. It has the 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with 2GB RAM, a … [read full article]

T-Mo Personal Cellspot and GoGo in-flight texting available from today

Last week, T-Mobile announced its latest Uncarrier phase, setting Wi-Fi calling and texting free by ensuring that all new phones on sale would be compatible with the service, and signing a deal with GoGo for in-flight texting and voicemail. The latter of which is available from today. But the cherry on the cake was the new Personal Cellspot. “Available for every qualifying Simple Choice customer with a high-speed broadband connection and a [read full article]

Perfect T-Mobile partner needs to have spectrum and customers, makes Iliad buyout unlikely

There’s no two ways about it: T-Mobile is an attractive company right now. It’s disrupting the wireless industry, expanding its network and taking customers from its competitors at a rate of 3:1*, and of all 4 major carriers, it has the best public image and appeal. What’s more, Deutsche Telekom wants to get rid. Not because T-Mobile is unsuccessful, but because it needs to focus its efforts on competing in Europe. But what … [read full article]

New Moto X now available to pre-order from Motorola

  Just beating Apple by a whisker, Motorola has just made its Moto X available for pre-order, and it’s available in T-Mobile flavor right from the off. That said, as an early warning, I’ve been getting “internal server errors” on all browsers when trying to access the Moto Maker page on both the US and UK site. Seems Motorola is less prepared for the pre-order traffic than T-Mo was for the iPhone 6. … [read full article]

Legere talks Sprint’s new CEO and iPhone “trickery” in CNET interview

Over at CNET, Roger Cheng sat down with T-Mo’s chief to chat a number of topics including Sprint’s new CEO and the iPhone launch. It was a fairly informal chat, but Legere’s thoughts on Sprint’s current position remains: It’s bleeding customers, and we’re going to overtake it as #3 soon. Sprint’s challenge – as we all know – is getting its new network up and running, but until it does, customers are leaving … [read full article]

JUMP! customers getting priority as iPhone 6 pre-order shipment dates get hazy

iPhone 6 pre-orders didn’t exactly go to plan for T-Mobile yesterday. First off, they didn’t go live until much later than expected, then when they did the company’s systems didn’t cope with demand. Many customers tried more than a handful of times to get their orders through, with many opting to speak to Customer Care instead of proceeding with the online store. In … [read full article]

“Test Drive” iPhones to be upgraded to iOS 8 from next week, switch to iPhone 6 in future?

Earlier this summer, T-Mobile launched its “Test Drive” as the major driving force behind Uncarrier 5.0. It essentially enabled customers with other carriers to try out an iPhone 5s on T-Mo’s network free for 7 days. And the motivation was two-fold: Boosting confidence in the fast-growing LTE network, and letting consumers know that T-Mobile actually sells the iPhone. To ensure that customers … [read full article]