Posts by Alex Wagner

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 branding and spec details leak out

The past five Samsung Galaxy Note flagships have appeared on T-Mobile, and so it’s not crazy to assume that the next model will, too. And thanks to some new leaks, we may have some details on what that new Note will have to offer when it hits T-Mo. Several leaks detailing the Galaxy Note 7 have been posted by Evan Blass. First up is the name itself, which leaked branding indicates will be “Galaxy Note 7” and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Summer Unleashed giving unlimited 4G LTE data in Europe

Summer is officially here, and T-Mobile is celebrating with a new promotion. Summer Unleashed will give T-Mobile customers unlimited 4G LTE in all of Europe, save for the tiny principality of Andorra, for some reason. This bottomless bucket of European LTE data will be available from July 1 through August 31, and it’s available to all postpaid Simple Choice customers. And with Simple Global, T-Mo subscribers get unlimited texting and calling at a rate of 20 … [read full article]

New Binge On report says users sometimes charged for zero-rated data, also finds exploit

There’s been no shortage of controversy related to Binge On since the service made its debut as part of Un-carrier 10 in November, and now another report that criticizes Binge On has surfaced. A group of researchers at Northeastern University has published a report titled “BingeOn Under the Microscope: Understanding T-Mobile’s Zero-Rating Implementation.” The researchers conducted tests to determine how Binge On works and if it works as advertised. The testing found … [read full article]

Today’s the last day for some T-Mobile subscribers to claim free stock

Heads up, existing T-Mobile subscribers, because today is the last day that some of you can claim your free stock. Stock Up was announced at the Un-carrier 11 event earlier this month as T-Mo’s effort to give its subscribers free stock in the company. Customers that joined T-Mobile on or before May 28 have until June 21 to claim their free share in the company, meaning that today is the last day that those folks can get their stock. If you joined … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays app looks to be suffering from server issues

UPDATE: If you’re still having issues with the T-Mobile Tuesdays app, John Legere says that you can call 611 and get your codes that way. UPDATE 2: T-Mobile says that the T-Mobile Tuesdays app should now be working normally. T-Mo also says that this week, you’ll be able to use your codes through Friday.   The third T-Mobile Tuesday is officially underway, and unfortunately, it doesn’t appear to be starting off smoothly. [read full article]

Microsoft offer bundles Lumia 550 with preloaded T-Mobile SIM kit for $99

Microsoft is currently running a special on the Lumia 550, and it’s focused on T-Mobile. Microsoft’s online store is offering the Lumia 550 for $99 unlocked, down from the $139 price tag that it originally launched with. When you buy a Lumia 550, Microsoft will throw in a free T-Mobile SIM card. Specifically, you’ll be getting a prepaid 3-in-1 SIM kit with 40 minutes of airtime. The SIM kit will automatically be added to your cart … [read full article]

T-Mobile reportedly working with Facebook to add the social network’s video to Binge On

Back in March, YouTube was added as a free streaming partner for Binge On. It was a huge add, not only because YouTube had been critical of Binge On in the past, but also because YouTube is a major online video service. Now a new report claims that T-Mobile is working to add another big name to Binge On. A new report claims that Facebook and T-Mobile are working to make Facebook videos a part of … [read full article]

Buy an LG G Pad X 8.0, get a rebate card to cover the cost of your new tablet

After initially announcing its Father’s Day promotion last week, T-Mobile today added one more deal to its promo. The LG G Pad X 8.0 can now be had for free after rebate. To get this deal, you need to buy the LG G Pad X 8.0 on an EIP and pair it with a data plan 1GB or higher. You’ll then head to T-Mobile.com/promotions within 30 days and enter your phone number, PIN, mailing and … [read full article]

Next T-Mobile Tuesday swapping Domino’s for Lyft due to overwhelming demand for free pizza

When T-Mobile originally announced T-Mobile Tuesdays, it said that the promo would give customers a free medium Domino’s pizza each week. After two weeks of free pizzas, though, it doesn’t look like the third week will include any free ‘zas. T-Mobile CEO John Legere has announced that T-Mo is changing things up for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday. For the week of June 21, T-Mobile is swapping out the free Domino’s pizza for a free Lyft … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile update brings bug fixes, performance improvements

Alcatel Fierce XL owners, another Windows 10 Mobile update is coming your way. T-Mobile’s Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile is now getting the June Cumulative Update, which include several bug fixes and performance improvements. For example, there’s better stability and improved accuracy for the Maps app, and a fix for a bug that caused unexpected battery drain while syncing email using IMAP. Here’s what Microsoft’s full changelog for the update, which brings the Fierce … [read full article]