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T-Mobile cuts $100 off prices of Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, and Note 5

Yesterday I told you about a solid deal that T-Mobile is offering on the LG G4. Now T-Mo has rolled out some discounts on Samsung flagships, too. T-Mobile is offering $100 off the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, and Galaxy Note 5. The discount appears to be automatic, too, so you don’t have to worry about entering a promo code to get your savings. With the … [read full article]

LG G4 available for $324.99 from T-Mobile’s online store

T-Mobile’s big holiday gift to customers may be three months of unlimited LTE data, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other deals to be had. The LG G4 can now be bought from T-Mobile’s online store for $324.99 on an equipment installment plan. The phone is currently priced at $399.99 full retail, but if you use the promo code SAVE75, can you guess what you’ll … [read full article]

Costco offering $250 gift card with purchase of T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, S6 edge, or S6 edge+

If you’re thinking about treating yourself to a new smartphone this holiday season, you may want to check out Costco’s new promotion. Costco today kicked off a promo that’ll give you a $250 Costco Cash Card when you buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, or Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+. There seems to be some confusion about whether this offer only … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus 6 Android 6.0 update approved, expected to start arriving ‘soon’

Back in early October, T-Mobile said that it had planned to begin updating its Nexus 6 to Android 6.0 within a week. Fast-forward about a month and a half and the update is finally set to arrive. Des Smith just announced that the Android 6.0 update for T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 has been approved and that it ought to start hitting devices soon. The update is build MRA58X. Great … [read full article]

T-Mobile says that it’s ‘definitely talking with BlackBerry’ about carrying the Priv

Earlier this month, T-Mobile confirmed that the BlackBerry Priv is fully compatible with T-Mo’s network, including band 12 LTE and Wi-Fi calling. The bad news for T-Mobile customers is that the Priv isn’t actually being sold by Magenta, so you have to get a full-price unit from BlackBerry. That may change soon, though. T-Mobile tells CNET it’s “definitely … [read full article]

Nexus 6P added to T-Mobile’s list of Extended Range LTE-compatible phones

UPDATE: Here’s the statement that T-Mobile gave me regarding the Nexus 6P and its band 12 LTE support: “We’re continuing to work with Google to test Band 12 and VoLTE on the new Nexus P6, and should have more to share in the near future.”   When the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P were first announced, their spec lists included support for band 12 LTE. There were immediately questions … [read full article]

One T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 owner appears to have gotten Android 6.0 update

Well, this is kind of strange. T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 owner Danon has reached out to say that he appears to have gotten an Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on his device. Danon explains that he was having some issues with his IMEI info earlier today, so he used the Samsung Odin tool to restore his Note 5 back to the stock firmware. After restoring his phone, he went into System … [read full article]

Moto X Pure Edition will gain T-Mobile band 12 LTE support with Android 6.0 update

When Motorola launched the Moto X Pure Edition in early September, it listed band 12 among the device’s supported LTE bands. Given the whole brouhaha surrounding the Moto E and the removal of its band 12 support, though, it was unclear if the Moto X Pure Edition would ever actually support band 12 on T-Mobile. Fast-forward to today and there’s finally some … [read full article]