Archive | June, 2017

T-Mobile hit with network issues this morning

UPDATE: As of 9:18 am PT/12:18 pm ET, T-Mobile says that it’s resolved the data issues that were impacting some areas.   ORIGINAL: If you’re having issues with your T-Mobile connection this morning, you’re not alone. T-Mobile customers across the country are reporting data issues this morning. Folks are chiming in on Twitter, Reddit, and Down Detector to say that they’re unable to get a data connection, with reports coming in from places … [read full article]

ZTE Quartz software update now rolling out

If you’ve got a ZTE Quartz strapped to your wrist, then you’ve got a software update coming your way. T-Mobile’s ZTE Quartz is now receiving an update to build 20F. According to ZTE’s release notes, this update includes Google security patches, Bluetooth connectivity and sync enhancements, bug fixes, and performance improvements. If you haven’t yet gotten this update, you can check for it by hopping onto a Wi-Fi network and going into Settings > System … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts include free movie rental and digital cookbook

Here’s what T-Mobile has in store for the next edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays. On June 27th, T-Mobile customers can get $10 off and free shipping on an order from PrideBites, which sells a range of pet products that includes toys, beds, collars, and clothes. T-Mo customers can also score a free digital copy of the “Dadgum That’s Good!” cookbook from Bookshout. Rounding out next week’s gifts for T-Mobile customers is a free movie rental … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 Mini getting Android 7.1.1 update with T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support

ZTE has announced a new update for the Axon 7 Mini, and it’s an especially notable update for T-Mobile customers. The ZTE Axon 7 Mini is now receiving an update to Android 7.1.1. Included with this update is T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support, meaning that T-Mo customers can make calls and send texts over Wi-Fi, even if they’re in an area with weak cellular coverage. Other features included with the ZTE Axon 7 Mini’s update to … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom reportedly preparing plans for T-Mobile and Sprint merger

It’s been a little bit since we’ve heard any news or rumors regarding a merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, but today that’s changed. A new report claims that T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom is preparing a plan to merge T-Mobile with Sprint. According to German publication Handelsblatt, DT is planning for an all-stock deal that’ll see DT take managerial control of the merged company, with the goal of keeping as much of T-Mobile’s current strategy intact … [read full article]

OnePlus 5 now official with dual rear cameras, starting price of $479

After weeks of teasers and leaks, the OnePlus 5 today made its official debut. The OnePlus 5 features a 5.5-inch 1920×1080 display and a 16-megapixel camera above that display. Around on the back of the phone is one of the most notable features of the OnePlus 5, its dual rear camera setup. Inside the OP5’s dual rear camera setup is the main 16-megapixel camera with a Sony IMX398 sensor and f/1.7 aperture as well as a … [read full article]

T-Mobile comes in a close second in Fastest Mobile Networks 2017 report

Another report on the state of US mobile networks came out today, and while T-Mobile didn’t come out on top, it came pretty darn close. The folks at PCMag today published the 2017 edition of Fastest Mobile Networks, the annual test in which it measures the performance of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon’s networks in a number of cities across the country. For 2017, four Galaxy S8 phones were used in 30 cities as well as … [read full article]

Samsung revives Buy One, Get One deal on T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+

Remember that Buy One, Get One deal on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ that Samsung launched last month? Well if you missed it, you’ve now got a second chance at the deal. Samsung is once again offering a BOGO deal on the T-Mobile versions of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. To qualify, you’ll need to purchase two T-Mo Galaxy S8 or S8+ phones from Samsung.com or the Shop Samsung app and activate at … [read full article]

OnePlus 5 design revealed early in TV commercial

OnePlus will officially reveal the OnePlus 5 on June 20th, but it looks like the company just couldn’t wait that long to show off the design of its next flagship smartphone. A commercial airing in India has shown the OnePlus 5 design two days before the phone’s announcement. In the ad, we can see the entirety of the phone’s front and back, complete with a dual rear camera setup, OnePlus branding, and fingerprint reader below the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer Amazon Music Unlimited credit, $4 Transformers ticket next week

After this week’s gaming-focused T-Mobile Tuesday, T-Mo is switching things up with an Amazon-centric Tuesday. The June 20th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays will include a $20 Amazon Music Unlimited credit for T-Mo customers. This’ll be good for two months’ worth of ad-free music streaming from the Amazon Music Unlimited catalog, which includes tens of millions of songs. T-Mobile customers can also score a $4 ticket to see Transformers: The Last Knight. You’ll be … [read full article]