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Samsung Gear VR will arrive at T-Mobile on November 27

Samsung has been working hard on its Gear VR virtual reality headset, teaming with Oculus on the device and offering a couple of developer-focused models in the past in order to make sure that Gear VR is ready for consumer use. Now Samsung is gearing up to launch the consumer edition of Gear VR, and T-Mobile has announced that you’ll be able to buy one from them. The Samsung Gear … [read full article]

New T-Mobile promo will knock $100 off the price of many recent smartphones

Black Friday and Cyber Monday won’t happen until the end of the month, but T-Mobile wants to give you deals right now. T-Mobile is now running a “Super Smartphone Deals” promo that’ll give you $100 off a number of recent iOS and Android smartphones. All that you need to do is click that “Apply Coupon” button and the $100 discount will be added to your cart. Here’s the list … [read full article]

CyanogenMod 13 Android ROM will have T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support

Wi-Fi Calling is a pretty important feature for T-Mobile phones to have, enabling devices to send texts and make calls even if cellular coverage is poor. Many T-Mo phones already support the feature, but soon you’ll be able to get the feature with a custom Android ROM, too. Roman Birg, Cyanogen Inc. employee, today posted a screenshot of CyanogenMod 13 with T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling enabled. Birg explains … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL coming to MetroPCS and T-Mobile with 5.5-inch display

UPDATE: MetroPCS pinged me to say that it will offer a $70 instant rebate with the Fierce XL, which will leave its price at $69.   Alcatel OneTouch today took the wraps off of the Fierce XL, a phablet that runs Android 5.1.1 on a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display. Alcatel OneTouch is talking up the Fierce XL’s camera features, which include 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras as well as Polaroid photo editing software that can … [read full article]