Posts by Alex Wagner

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge feature premium materials, high-end specs

Following months of rumors and leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are now official. Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge feature designs that the company says are “entirely redefined.” It’s been known for having plastic-y hardware in the past, but Samsung is looking to change things up with its new flagships. Both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge have Gorilla Glass 4 on either side of their bodies as well as … [read full article]

HTC One M9 official, will launch at T-Mobile ‘later this spring’

Today HTC announced its new One M9 flagship smartphone, and right after, T-Mobile confirmed that it will carry HTC’s new device. The HTC One M9 features a 5-inch 1920×1080 display on its face, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor at its core, and a 2840mAh battery powering the whole package. Also included is 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a microSD slot that’ll support cards up to 128GB. While the design of the One M9 may not differ … [read full article]

T-Mobile gives CEO John Legere a raise and extends his term of employment

There’s no question that T-Mobile had itself a pretty successful 2014, adding a total of 8.3 million new subscribers, expanding its MetroPCS prepaid brand, and rolling out LTE, Wideband LTE, and 700MHz spectrum. As a result of T-Mo’s big 2014, the carrier has given CEO John Legere a raise. A Securities and Exchange Commission filing reveals that T-Mobile has amended John … [read full article]

T-Mobile, other carriers working to install 4G service on Chicago subway system

If you’re a mobile user in Chicago, the city’s subway system is about to become a much more attractive way to travel. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that his city has struck a deal with T-Mobile and the other three major U.S. carriers to finance a project that’ll modernize the Chicago Transit Authority’s subway system with an upgraded wireless network. The $32.5 million deal will see … [read full article]

T-Mobile has two more Super Bowl ads that star a trio of comedians and a vulture

Apparently that Data Stash ad starring Kim Kardashian West won’t be the only time that we see T-Mobile during the Super Bowl. T-Mobile announced today that it’s got two more spots planned for Sunday’s football game. The first stars Chelsea Handler and Sarah Silverman and highlights T-Mobile’s Wi-Fi calling feature. T-Mo says that Handler and Silverman “essentially” wrote the ad themselves based off of … [read full article]

FCC AWS-3 spectrum auction comes to a close with $44.9 billion in bids

It’s officially over! The FCC’s AWS-3 spectrum auction has officially come to an end, and it was a biggie. The AWS-3 spectrum auction closed with after 341 rounds of bidding, with the total of winning bids finished at $44.899 billion. That’s substantially more than previous spectrum auctions. For example, the AWS-1 auction that took place in 2006 finished at $13.7 billion, while the 700MHz auction in 2008 ended at $18.9 … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Kim Kardashian West team up for selfie-centric Data Stash ad

Less than 24 hours after announcing that it’s teamed up with Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman on an endorsement deal, T-Mobile has revealed that it’s working with another celebrity. Kim Kardashian West is the star of a new T-Mobile ad highlighting Data Stash. The clip, titled “#KimsDataStash”, highlights all of the things that you could be using your data for if … [read full article]