Archive | October, 2015

CyanogenMod 13 Android ROM will have T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support

Wi-Fi Calling is a pretty important feature for T-Mobile phones to have, enabling devices to send texts and make calls even if cellular coverage is poor. Many T-Mo phones already support the feature, but soon you’ll be able to get the feature with a custom Android ROM, too. Roman Birg, Cyanogen Inc. employee, today posted a screenshot of CyanogenMod 13 with T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling enabled. Birg explains that … [read full article]

John Legere celebrates Halloween with tales of The Scarriers

First, I’ll tell you a scary story about Big Red… #TheScarriers https://t.co/Yi1ihHz3eQ — John Legere (@JohnLegere) October 29, 2015 John Legere has shown that he likes to get into the holiday spirit, and so with Halloween just two days away, it should come as no surprise that he’s put together some spooky tales to scare you away from the other US carriers. T-Mobile has created three videos in a series … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL coming to MetroPCS and T-Mobile with 5.5-inch display

UPDATE: MetroPCS pinged me to say that it will offer a $70 instant rebate with the Fierce XL, which will leave its price at $69.   Alcatel OneTouch today took the wraps off of the Fierce XL, a phablet that runs Android 5.1.1 on a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display. Alcatel OneTouch is talking up the Fierce XL’s camera features, which include 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras as well as Polaroid photo editing software that can … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms new Extended Range LTE coverage in Montana

Yesterday T-Mobile gave a bit of an update on its LTE network, revealing that it crossed its goal of covering 300 million people with LTE two months ahead of schedule. Now T-Mo has confirmed some more big network news. T-Mobile confirmed today that its Extended Range LTE network is now live in Montana, starting with Missoula and Kalispell. T-Mo also promises that more Montana coverage … [read full article]

T-Mobile continues #AbolishOverages campaign in the skies above AT&T headquarters

Yesterday we saw T-Mobile take its #AbolishOverages message to the sky above Verizon’s headquarters in New Jersey, and today AT&T was the target of T-Mo’s skywriting airplane. T-Mobile today flew over Dallas, Texas, to tell AT&T that it needs to listen to consumers and abolish its overage fees. As you can see below, T-Mobile’s message to big blue read “End overages now AT&T.” Today’s skywriting … [read full article]