Archive | 2017

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]