Posts by Cam Bunton

Cel-Fi T-Mobile signal boosters now available to buy from Nextivity (again)

Thanks to some great spotting from Peter Cohen at iMore, we now know the new, improved Cel-Fi signal boosters (model RS224) from Nextivity are now available to Pre-Order, with shipping forecasted for the end of this month. Cel-Fi for those unaware is a signal booster to use in your home. These models have been designed to boost low signal up to 4-5 bars of 3G/4G coverage in the home. Unlike … [read full article]

Galaxy Note 3, LG G Flex, Galaxy Light VoLTE software updates available

Yesterday, T-Mobile switched its VoLTE service on in Seattle. Alongside the big “switch on”, T-Mo announced that three of its handsets would receive software updates, allowing them to take advantage of VoLTE: Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Light and LG G Flex. Some in the comments were stating that the software update wasn’t showing up immediately after it had been announced by T-Mo. But it did eventually show up yesterday. If you haven’t already done … [read full article]

T-Mobile Voice over LTE live in Seattle

Only recently we’d heard reports that Voice over LTE was on its way to T-Mobile. What that means is that instead of your device dropping to an older network technology to connect your calls, it’ll instead use the LTE network. Which is pretty fantastic news, especially considering the areas currently being refarmed from EDGE to LTE, and the fact that T-Mo is going to be killing off its 2G network over the next … [read full article]

MetroGUARD, insurance from MetroPCS re-branding and price change from July 13

According to a PDF on MetroPCS’ website, the T-Mobile company will be making changes to its phone insurance plan from July 13. MetroGUARD will undergo something of a rebranding and price change. From July 13th, MetroGUARD will be no more. Instead, it’s being replaced by PHP (Premium Handset Protection) which offers the same coverage against damage, loss, theft and out-of-warranty faults. Along with the name change, premiums and deductibles are rising. … [read full article]

LTE spotted in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico and Lexington, SC

We live hearing news of T-Mobile’s LTE network growing, and often it’s a case of users picking up tasty high-speed connections on their mobiles before T-Mo officially announces it, or updates its list of covered areas. Today we bring you news of LTE being spotted in two different areas. First up: A reader from Puerto Rico informed us that LTE has just gone live at Cabo Rojo city: Using SpeedTest.net’s app, they pulled … [read full article]

Limited Edition Gold Galaxy S5 available from T-Mobile, May 30

T-Mobile confirmed this morning that it will begin selling the gold flavored Galaxy S5 in its retail stores and online from May 30. It will only be available for a limited time, so if you want one, don’t leave it too long before ordering, or you might find it doesn’t exist anymore. “We know customers want fashion-forward options, and the new Gold Galaxy S 5 gives them a fun way to show off … [read full article]