Archive | January, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7 event invitations sent, mark your calendars for February 21

Mark your calendars, folks, because we now know the date on which we’ll probably get our first look at the Samsung Galaxy S7. Samsung is sending out invitations for an event on February 21, and it’s also posted a video teaser to YouTube. The clip is short, but it does reference “#TheNextGalaxy” and it also includes a hint that the Galaxy S7 will be the star of the show. If you … [read full article]

Leaked Galaxy S7 and S7 edge renders may give us a clear look at Samsung’s upcoming flagships

It’s expected that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will make its official debut next month, but as is usually the case with highly anticipated smartphones, the GS7 has leaked out before its announcement. Images that claim to show both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge have found their way online. Shared by Evan Blass on VentureBeat, the renders show two phones that look largely similar to … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Binge On violates net neutrality, says Stanford report

The debate over whether or not Binge On violates Net Neutrality has been raging ever since the service was announced in November. The latest party to weigh in is Barbara van Schewick, law professor at Stanford University. In a new report published today — and filed to the FCC, as well — van Schewick says that Binge on “violates key net neutrality principles” … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds four more services to free Binge On streaming

Today four more services are joining the free streaming portion of Binge On, and the additions include some big names. Customers can now stream Amazon Video, Fox News, Univision NOW, and WWE Network without using up their high-speed data. With this latest expansion, the total number of video services that stream free with Binge On totals 42. Here’s the full list: A&E Amazon Video Crackle CuriosityStream DirecTV Encore ESPN … [read full article]

T-Mobile beefs up Bay Area network capacity ahead of Super Bowl

Super Bowl 50 is happening on February 7, and the game is going to bring a ton of people to the Bay Area. To prepare for the huge influx of visitors, T-Mobile has beefed up its network capacity. T-Mobile says that it’s added capacity on 150 cell sites that serve up coverage to 32 venues that are hosting events for the Super Bowl, as well as sites near the three major airports in the area and … [read full article]

Consumer group wants FCC to investigate T-Mobile, accuses deceptive advertising and enrolling customers in unwanted services

Last month, some consumer groups published a report that accused T-Mobile of false advertising and unfair debt collection methods. We haven’t heard anything about those accusations since, but now one of the same groups is going after T-Mo once again. Change to Win (CtW) is a labor and consumer group that has filed a complaint to the FCC regarding T-Mobile. The group wants … [read full article]

T-Mobile Half-Off Smartphone Event will get you 50 percent off a second phone when you buy one

As expected, T-Mobile has officially announced the Half-Off Smartphone Event. Just as its name suggests, the promotion will let you get 50 percent off a new smartphone after buying one device. The devices eligible for the Half-Off Smartphone Event include the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note 5, LG G4, LG V10, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone … [read full article]