Posts by Alex Wagner

Samsung Galaxy S5 launching on MetroPCS today

Following its debut on T-Mobile earlier this month, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is now starting to make its way to smaller operators. MetroPCS announced today that it’s now selling the Galaxy S5 online and in stores. The 16GB Charcoal Black version of Samsung’s new flagship will set MetroPCS customers back $649 plus tax. Spec-wise, the Metro version of the S5 is similar to all of the other carrier models, meaning … [read full article]

AT&T says it may not participate in spectrum auction if FCC rules are adopted

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler recently proposed that his agency set aside a certain amount of spectrum in an upcoming auction for smaller carriers once the bidding reaches a certain threshold. The proposal is meant to help make those smaller operators stronger, but not everyone is pleased with Wheeler’s plan. AT&T has threatened to not take part in the spectrum auction if the FCC Chairman’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile to end overage fees for its customers, urges other carriers to do the same

The first of T-Mobile’s trio of new Uncarrier announcements was a Simple Starter plan with unlimited talk and text as well as 500MB of LTE data. T-Mo then followed that up with “Operation Tablet Freedom,” which knocks the price of LTE-enabled tablets down to equal their Wi-Fi-only counterparts and also offers 1GB of free data for voice customers. This morning T-Mobile has revealed its final Uncarrier announcement, … [read full article]

PSA: Apple iPad Air and iPad Mini Now Available in T-Mobile Retail Stores

Following its first official iPhone launch earlier this year, T-Mobile is experiencing another Apple-related first today. T-Mo is now selling both the iPad Air and iPad mini online and in stores, which marks the first time that Magenta has officially sold iPad hardware that’s compatible with its network. As you can see in the image above, passed along to us by an anonymous tipster, T-Mobile stores are receiving stock of both the space gray and … [read full article]

Nexus 5 Coming To T-Mobile In Time For The Holidays

After countless leaks and more rumors than you can shake a robot at, Google today officially introduced the Nexus 5 with Android 4.4. Just as expected, the LG-made Nexus 5 features a 4.95-inch 1920×1080 IPS display, 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 8-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing shooter. Also included is 2GB RAM, wireless charging support and a 2300mAh battery that’s powering the whole package. Like the Nexus 4 before … [read full article]