Posts by Cam Bunton

T-Mobile accused by FTC of adding millions worth of “bogus charges” to customer bills

The Associated Press tweeted out a shock update just a few minutes ago, reporting that T-mobile has knowingly been billing its customers for hundreds of millions in bogus charges. BREAKING: FTC accuses T-Mobile of knowingly billing customers for hundreds of millions in bogus charges. — The Associated Press (@AP) July 1, 2014 The FTC alleges that T-Mobile has been continuing to charge its customers for “premium” SMS subscriptions which … [read full article]

T-Mo Nokia Lumia 635 pricing and staggered launch announced, available from July 5th

T-Mobile, today, announced its launch plans for the upcoming budget Nokia Lumia 635. It will be the first Lumia device to ship with Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box, and will be available on both T-Mobile and MetroPCS. To keep things interesting, T-Mo has decided to stage a staggered launch for the Lumia. On July 5th, the device will be available to T-Mobile Simple Choice prepaid customers on the Home Shopping Network. … [read full article]

T-Mo LTE now covers 230 million POPs

In a blog post earlier this month, T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer, Neville Ray outlined plans for the company’s LTE network. As well as outlining new markets to receive 15+15MHz networks, and VoLTE, he announced that T-Mobile would have 230 million people covered by its LTE airwaves by the end of this month. Turns out, that milestone was hit last Friday. And – of course – Legere couldn’t announce it without a swipe at … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G2 getting software update, includes Knock Code

From today, LG G2 users on T-Mobile should be receiving software updates on their devices. Android KitKat 4.4.2, build D80120e is being made available and features LG’s Knock Code security feature as well as some improvements to Google Wallet, auto brightness, visual voicemail, Wi-Fi calling as well as some security fixes. If you have a G2, and haven’t yet been notified of the software update, head in to your settings menu, go to … [read full article]

Is Spotify still using data from your monthly cap? [UPDATE]

It’s come to our attention over the past few days that T-Mobile seems to be having a few minor teething issues with its new music unlimited phase of Uncarrier. And it relates specifically to Spotify. According to a handful of users, some of whom contacted us directly, others in a Reddit thread, that Spotify is still using data from their monthly data caps. What’s particularly frustrating for the users in … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G3 set for July 16 release, Galaxy Tab 4 and Xperia T2 Ultra one week later

While we’ve known for a while that T-Mobile and the other major U.S. carriers will be stocking the upcoming LG G3, we didn’t have any specific release date for anyone but Verizon. Our inside sources tell us we can expect the impressive LG flagship to land on T-Mo’s store shelves on July 16th. Which – if correct – would put it a day earlier than VZW’s launch date. The LG G3′s spec list … [read full article]

Apple now selling iPhone with T-Mobile prepaid service, $50 off for a limited time

A couple of Apple-flavored goodies for you guys to digest today. First up: Customers can now walk in to an Apple store in the U.S., purchase and activate an iPhone with a prepaid T-Mobile plan. What’s more, customer who do decide to buy the iPhone with T-Mobile prepaid service can get $50 off the device. Customers buying an iPhone with a T-Mobile Simple Choice plan will receive a $50 iTunes gift card. To … [read full article]