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Android 7.0 Nougat update now hitting Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and other devices

Months after its original announcement, Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here. An update to Android 7.0 is now rolling out to Nexus devices. That means if you’ve got a Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, or Pixel C (yes, it’s not technically a Nexus), then Nougat is coming your way. As with most updates, though, keep in mind that this rollout will be staggered, so it could take some time for Android … [read full article]

T-Mobile subscribers getting free access to hundreds of Wi-Fi hotspots in Singapore

T-Mobile customers have been enjoying some nice international benefits this summer, including unlimited high-speed data in Europe and Brazil. Now another international benefit has been announced. T-Mobile subscribers can get free access to Singapore’s free public Wi-Fi network, called Wireless@SG, from Aug. 22 through Sept. 21. T-Mo customers will have access to around 290 Wi-Fi hotspots in the designated test areas, including island resort Sentosa and major MRT train stations. If you’re planning to … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile Note 7 pre-order customers having issues claiming gifts, but Samsung is on it

T-Mobile opened pre-orders of the Galaxy Note 7 immediately once the calendar turned to Aug. 3 on the east coast, but it looks like that may have wreaked havoc on some customers’ effort to get their bonus gift. Some T-Mobile Note 7 pre-order customers are reporting that their request to get their free gift is being rejected by Samsung. The issue is that the promotion, which offers a free Gear Fit 2, 256GB microSD card, or … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 officially launches today

Today’s the day: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is now available. Navigating to T-Mobile’s web store shows that the Galaxy Note 7 now has an “Order Now” button, and the Note 7 should also be hitting the shelves of your friendly neighborhood T-Mobile store. The Note 7 comes with 64GB of built-in storage and is available in Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, and Black Onyx color options. Shipping estimates for the Note 7 vary depending on … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 7 now being delivered to pre-order customers

Last week, T-Mobile began charging some Galaxy Note 7 pre-order customers for their devices. That lead some to think that the Note 7 deliveries could start a couple of days later, but that wasn’t the case. The good news is that it looks like Note 7s are starting to hit doorsteps today. Several Note 7 pre-order customers have started receiving their phones from T-Mobile. As shown on Reddit and Twitter, The packaging … [read full article]

Honor 8 coming to the U.S. with 5.2-inch display and dual 12MP rear cameras

UPDATE: Honor has confirmed that the Honor 8 does not support T-Mobile’s Wi-Fi Calling.   Huawei’s Honor brand is fairly new to the U.S., but they’re expanding their presence this month with the launch of the Honor 8. The Honor 8 will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow, August 17, through September 3. It’ll be available from Honor’s own web store as well as Amazon, Best Buy, B&H Photo Video, and Newegg. When it comes to … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LG V20 launch plans and pre-order gifts reportedly leak

The LG V20 will make its official debut next month, but before it does, one Reddit user may have spilled some of T-Mobile’s launch plans for the flagship device. T-Mobile is currently planning to begin pre-orders for the LG V20 on September 14, claims Reddit user Jordanpeterson234512. The launch is currently penciled in for September 23, and the price will allegedly be $650. According to the documentation that Jordanpeterson234512 saw, there will be a few … [read full article]

FCC filings for HTC Nexus Sailfish and Marlin spill wireless info, model numbers

One day after the upcoming Nexus Sailfish was shown off in leaked photos, more details about it and its Marlin sibling have surfaced. The FCC filings for what’s likely the Sailfish and Marlin have been discovered. Perhaps the most notable tidbit about the filings is the Draft User Manual section, which include a letter from HTC Project Manager Sean Shih. The letter says that the final user guides for the devices “will be made publicly … [read full article]

Alcatel TRU arrives at MetroPCS with Android and $29 price tag

Alcatel and MetroPCS are teaming up to launch a new device called the TRU. The Alcatel TRU is now available from MetroPCS for $29 after instant and mail-in rebates. In exchange for your $29, you’ll get a phone that runs Android 5.0 Lollipop on a 5-inch 854×480 display and has 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras. Inside of the TRU’s shell lives a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, and a microSD … [read full article]

Upcoming HTC Nexus phone codenamed ‘Sailfish’ shown in photo leak

While T-Mobile doesn’t always sell Google’s Nexus phones, lots of T-Mo customers like to bring the unlocked phones onto the Un-carrier. Thanks to a new leak, we’re getting a peek at what may be one of the new Nexus phones that’ll be coming later this year. Images that allegedly show the Nexus phone codenamed “Sailfish” have been shared by Android Police. The Sailfish is said to be the smaller of the 2016 Nexus phones, with … [read full article]