Archive | August, 2017

T-Mobile Un-carrier Next announcement happening September 6th

Clear your schedules for September 6th, because another Un-carrier move is coming. T-Mobile today revealed that it’ll announce an Un-carrier Next move on September 6th at 8:00 am PT/11:00 am ET. Until then, you can watch T-Mo’s teaser for the event below. So what might T-Mobile have planned? It hasn’t really dropped any hints, so it’s tough to guess what’s in store for the next Un-carrier move. The good news is that September 6th is less … [read full article]

Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact debut with Android 8.0 Oreo in tow

LG isn’t the only company that took the wraps off of a new flagship Android phone today, as Sony has introduced a couple of new models as well. The Sony Xperia XZ1 (above) and Xperia XZ1 Compact (below) are now official. Both phones place a focus on camera performance, packing a 19-megapixel rear camera with features like Predictive Capture, which starts buffering images when it senses action or a smile and before you press the … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches 600MHz LTE in Scarborough, Maine

After launching its first 600MHz LTE sites in Cheyenne earlier this month, T-Mobile today flipped the 600MHz in another city. T-Mobile’s 600MHz LTE coverage is now live in Scarborough, Maine. T-Mo today also reaffirmed its plans to launch 600MHz coverage in several other parts of the U.S. in 2017, including: Wyoming Northeast and Southwest Oregon West Texas Southwest Kansas The Oklahoma panhandle Western North Dakota Additional areas of Maine Coastal North Carolina Central Pennsylvania Central … [read full article]

LG V30 debuts with 6-inch OLED display, launching this fall at T-Mobile with 600MHz LTE support

After weeks of teases and rumors, the LG V30 is now official. The LG V30 ditches the secondary display found on the previous two LG V series smartphones, opting instead for a single 6-inch 2880×1440 OLED display with super slim bezels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Since the V30 is without that secondary display, LG has implemented two other features to replace it. Always On Display on the V30 will give you shortcuts to Quick Tools … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 BOGO deal launching September 1, leak shows

T-Mobile has offered a few Buy One, Get One deals on the Samsung Galaxy S8, and now it looks like T-Mo is gearing up to offer a BOGO deal on the Galaxy Note 8, too. Documents shared with TmoNews show that T-Mobile is planning to launch a Buy One, Get One deal on the Galaxy Note 8 on September 1st. According to the leaked docs, the limited time deal will be available to customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesday will offer Shell gas discount, free online course, and more next week

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday brings back a popular gift and expands it to the prizes as well. For the September 5th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get $0.25 off a gallon of gas at Shell, up to 20 gallons. Customers can also score a free one-day DVD, Blu-ray, or game rental at Redbox as well as $25 to spend at Restaurant.com. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a free four-week online … [read full article]

T-Mobile telling Galaxy Note 8 pre-order customers that their orders will ship soon

Days after T-Mobile began taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, it looks like devices will soon begin going out to customers. T-Mobile has started sending text messages to Galaxy Note 8 pre-order customers to tell them that their Note 8 order “is being packed and will begin shipping soon.” When the order ships, buyers’ cards will be charged. The Galaxy Note 8 will launch on September 15th, but it’s possible that pre-order customers will receive … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to customers in the path of Hurricane Harvey

UPDATE 2: T-Mobile has extended its free unlimited data offer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Those customers will now receive free unlimited data through September 8th.   UPDATE: T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers affected by Hurricane Harvey will also get unlimited data from August 28th through September 1st to help them stay connected to loved ones.   ORIGINAL: With Hurricane Harvey approaching, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for customers in Harvey’s path … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will offer free movie rental, photo prints, and more

One day after offering gifts like a free oil change and a Lids discount, T-Mobile has revealed what it’s got in store for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday. The August 29th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays will give T-Mo customers a free VUDU movie rental or purchase up to $5.50. T-Mo subscribers can also score a free one-year digital subscription to Glamour or Teen Vogue magazines. Rounding out next week’s gifts are 10 free photo prints … [read full article]

Samsung to offer Galaxy Note 8 discount of up to $425 to Note 7 owners

UPDATE: Samsung’s offer page is live. You’ll need to enter the email address you used to register or return your Note 7 to confirm that you had the device, then trade in your current smartphone to get a discount on the Note 8. The phones that are eligible for trade-in include the iPhone 5 and up, iPhone SE, Galaxy S5 and up, Note 5, LG G4 and up, and Google Pixel and Pixel XL.   ORIGINAL: If you owned … [read full article]