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T-Mobile LG G6 pre-sale begins March 22

LG G6 pre-orders are now underway at AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon, but we’ve yet to hear a peep about G6 pre-sales from T-Mobile. That’s changing today. The official @TMobile account on Twitter today said that pre-sales for the LG G6 will begin on March 22. I reached out to T-Mobile myself to confirm the date and was told that LG G6 pre-sale does indeed start on March 22. @kstephenson93 We have you covered, Kyle! … [read full article]

BLU Life One X2 Mini launches with 5-inch display and 13-megapixel camera

BLU today took the wraps off of its latest affordable Android smartphone, the Life One X2 Mini. The BLU Life One X2 Mini is an unlocked Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow phone with a 5-inch 1920×1080 display, which is a smidge smaller than the 5.2-inch 1920×1080 display found on the regular Life One X2. Below that display is a fingerprint reader, above it is an 8-megapixel camera with flash, and around back lives a 13-megapixel camera with phase detection … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 update rolling out with T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support, Android 7.1.1

ZTE Axon 7 owners, another update is coming your way. ZTE confirmed today that it’s starting to push Android 7.1.1 to the Axon 7. This is a big one for Axon 7 owners on T-Mobile because it includes support for T-Mo Wi-Fi Calling, a feature that ZTE has been planning to include since the Axon 7’s launch last year. The update also includes improvements to Daydream VR functionality, security and performance updates, and bug … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering Samsung Gear VR for 50 percent off

Many of the deals that T-Mobile offers offer free phones and free lines, but sometimes T-Mo will have some nice discounts on accessories, too. T-Mobile is now offering the Samsung Gear VR for 50 percent off its normal price, which means that it’s now $49.97. This model includes a USB Type-C adapter, and it appears to be the Gear VR model that debuted with the Galaxy Note 7 last year. T-Mo is also offering free … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 hits the FCC with support for LTE band 66

We have to wait until March 29 for Samsung to officially unveil the Galaxy S8, but today an FCC filing appears to have revealed some interesting info about the upcoming flagship. Today the FCC publishing its testing info for a Samsung device with the model number SM-G950U, which is thought to be the unlocked Galaxy S8. That’s because the model number fits with previous Samsung Galaxy S flagships. For example, the unlocked Galaxy S7 … [read full article]

T-Mobile raises deprioritization threshold to 30GB

For awhile now, T-Mobile’s network management policy has said that customers using more than 28GB of data in one month will be deprioritized. Today that threshold has been raised. T-Mobile’s new deprioritization threshold is 30GB of usage in a single billing cycle. While T-Mo didn’t make an official announcement about the change, you can see in the screenshot that I took of the cached page that the network management policy says 28GB: Navigating to the webpage … [read full article]

HTC U Ultra starts shipping this Friday

Nearly two months after making its official debut, the HTC U Ultra is ready to launch. HTC recently updated its U Ultra product page to say that the device will begin shipping to buyers on March 10. Pricing for the unlocked HTC U Ultra is $749, and it’s currently available from HTC in blue, black, and white color options. The U Ultra has a few features that HTC likes to highlight. One is its secondary … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushing Samsung Galaxy Note 4 software update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed that updates are now hitting the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. They both include domestic data roaming improvements and a Band 66 Handover fix.   ORIGINAL: Another Galaxy Note 4 update is now rolling out. T-Mobile is now pushing a security update to the Galaxy Note 4 that includes the January 1, 2017 Android security patches. TmoNews reader Hector received the update this morning, and after installing the 60.54MB update, … [read full article]