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HTC Desire 626s for T-Mobile and MetroPCS to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

Time for more Android devices to receive their Marshmallow update. The T-Mobile and MetroPCS versions of the HTC Desire 626s are being updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. According to T-Mobile, its 626s has been getting the update since July 19, but HTC’s Mo Versi says that the updates will start going out on July 25. T-Mo’s Desire 626s support page says that the Marshmallow update is 835MB in size and will bump the Desire 626s to … [read full article]

HTC 10 disappears from T-Mobile’s online store, but T-Mo says that it’ll return

Something strange has been going on with the HTC 10 lately. TmoNews reader Andy and Reddit user spartan_II_117 have been told that T-Mobile no longer sells the 10, and while T-Mo’s site showed it as being on back order earlier this week, it’s now completely gone. However, T-Mobile says that they haven’t stopped carrying the HTC 10. I reached out to T-Mobile today and was told that T-Mo does still have inventory for online … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 7 may be offered with Buy One, Get One deal

We’re still a couple of weeks away from the Galaxy Note 7’s official debut, but already there’s some info on T-Mobile’s promotional plans for Samsung’s next big thing. T-Mobile is reportedly planning to run a Buy One, Get One promotion on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. That’s according to Evan Blass, who was also responsible for those leaked Note 7 renders from earlier this month. One detail that’s not clear is the exact timing … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 receiving its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

We learned way back in October 2015 that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 would be updated to Android 6.0, but we haven’t heard much about the update since then. That’s changing today, and the news is good. T-Mobile says that its Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is now being updated to Android 6.0.1, which will bump the device to software version T817TUVU2BPF1. T-Mo doesn’t have much of a changelog for the update, but because the … [read full article]

ZTE ZMAX Pro official, runs Android 6.0 on a 6-inch display for $99

After leaking out earlier this year, the ZTE ZMAX Pro is now officially official. The ZTE ZMAX Pro runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a huge 6-inch 1920×1080 LCD screen. It’s got a 5-megapixel camera on its face for all of your selfie needs, and around back there’s a 13-megapixel camera with phase detection autofocus and 1080p video capture. There’s a fingerprint reader below that 13-megapixel camera and a USB Type-C 2.0 port for charging up the … [read full article]

Nexus 5X sale drops price of 32GB model to $234.99

UPDATE: There seems to be a redirect issue with this site and Newegg Flash that sends anyone that clicks this post’s links to the main Newegg page instead of the Newegg flash one. The issue is being looked into, but for now, go to flash.newegg.com to see this Nexus 5X deal.   If you’re looking for an affordable way to be one of the first to get Android Nougat, Newegg has the deal for you. On … [read full article]

Alcatel Idol 4S offers 5.5-inch QHD screen and VR headset, pricing set at $349.99

The battle of the affordable flagship smartphones has been heating up lately thanks to the likes of the OnePlus 3 and ZTE Axon 7, and now another entrant is getting ready to fight. The Alcatel Idol 4S will be available for pre-order in the U.S. on July 15 at 8:00 am PT/11:00 am ET. Pricing will be set at $349.99, which will get you the Idol 4S, the packaging that doubles as a virtual … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge+ receiving security-focused updates

Days after the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge began receiving software updates, it’s time for the Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+ to get updates of their own. T-Mobile has announced updates for both its Note 5 and its S6 edge+. The changelogs for the two updates are the same, touting the June and July security patches, Google security fixes, and “various system improvements.” The Galaxy Note 5’s update bumps the phone to baseband version … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 now available for pre-order with 5.5-inch Quad HD display, $399.98 price tag

After announcing the Axon 7 back in May, ZTE today revealed the all-important pricing and availability details for its new flagship. The ZTE Axon 7 is now available for pre-order in the U.S., with pricing set at $399.98. As of this writing, the Ion Gold model will begin shipping on July 27, while the Quartz Gray model starts shipping August 17. The Axon 7 is available for pre-order from Amazon, Best Buy, B&H … [read full article]

LG Stylo 2 Plus lands at MetroPCS with $149 price tag

MetroPCS announced back in June that the LG Stylo 2 Plus would be coming to its network, but it didn’t say when that launch would happen. Now we know, because the Stylo 2 Plus has quietly appeared on MetroPCS’s website. The LG Stylo 2 Plus is available from MetroPCS for $149 after a $70 mail-in rebate. For that price, you’re getting an Android 6.0 smartphone with a 5.7-inch 1280×720 display, 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front … [read full article]