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Nexus 6 coming to T-Mobile, available from November 12

T-Mobile announced this morning that the Nexus 6 will be joining its lineup of smartphones from November 12 for $0 down on EIP, with 24 monthly payments of $27.08 per month. That’s a full retail price of $649, which is considerably more than what it would cost for the previous two generations of Nexus. As many rumors predicted in the lead up to the launch, the Nexus 6 features a 6-inch Quad HD … [read full article]

Looks like Android L will be “Lollipop”, version number 5.0

Android’s dessert-themed version names look set to continue this year with Android L. For weeks, or months even, predictions have included Lemon Meringue Pie, Licorice and Lollipop. But if today’s leak is anything to go by, it’s almost certainly going to be the latter of those three. Sad really, because I’m a big fan of Licorice (or liquorice as we spell it this side of the pond). Especially if it’s salty. Sorry, got … [read full article]

Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders arriving on doorsteps early, as expected

Last week, we heard from several readers that their Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders were being shipped early, with an expected shipping date of October 13. That was yesterday. Sure enough, Galaxy Note 4 pre-order units landed on doorsteps. A couple of my Twitter followers forwarded images to confirm that the early shipment notices weren’t just a system error. I’m hoping to … [read full article]

Sony Xperia Z3 launching on October 29, T-Mobile online pre-sale on Oct. 15

T-Mobile, this morning, finally announced when it would begin selling the long-awaited Sony Xperia Z3. The device is set to land on store shelves and online on October 29th. It’ll be available with $0 down on EIP and 24 monthly payments of $26.25, that’s a full retail price $630. But if you can’t wait until then, T-Mobile’s holding a special online pre-sale event on October 15 at 12:00am Pacific Time. So you could order … [read full article]

T-Mo Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders shipping early?

Towards the end of September, T-Mobile opened up pre-orders for its version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with the promise of delivery by October 17th. Now it would seem, many customers who ordered on the first day (September 24th) have been receiving shipment notifications. We’ve had many of our readers contact us via email informing us that they’re expecting their device to land as soon as this Monday, October 13. Four days … [read full article]

48 hours with the Sony Xperia Z3 – First Impressions

One of the most curious aspects of today’s Android market is how Sony hasn’t quite managed to crack it. For the past few years it’s unveiled a series of fantastic phones, and yet – for one reason or another – they don’t catch on. Could it be lack of effort in marketing? Low interest from the major U.S. carriers? Lack of ambition? Perhaps a mixture of all three and then some. And yet, … [read full article]

OnePlus One Review – Not quite a flagship killer, but great nonetheless

“Never Settle”, a phrase which OnePlus has taken as its vague inspiration for a device that it wants to kill the flagship phones. Its production videos boast of a purposeful design, of no compromise and market-beating performance. But the reality doesn’t quite live up to those aspirations. I’ve had plenty of time with the OnePlus One to bring you my thoughts on it. . Design The OnePlus One design … [read full article]

T-Mo flavor Moto X finally gets Android 4.4.4

Although T-Mobile never officially carried the 2013 model Moto X, Motorola did sell a “T-Mobile” edition through its Moto Maker site. And I’m sure at least a handful of you, TmoNews readers eventually picked one up. I’m also fairly certain – like me – you thought the T-Mobile friendly 4.4.4 update would never arrive. Good news! It’s here. Android 4.4.4 for the T-Mo flavored Moto X is available to download over-the-air from this morning. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders open on September 24, available to buy Oct. 17

T-Mobile today announced that it will be opening up pre-orders for the next hotly-anticipated Samsung device: The Galaxy Note 4. The device will be available to pre-order from September 24th, with the release scheduled for October 17. Price-wise, you’re looking at a device priced the same as the base-model iPhone 6 Plus: $749. On EIP, that’s $0 down with 24 monthly payments of $31.24. Pre-registration for the device has been very popular, as … [read full article]

T-Mo LG G3 gets software update [Post Update: Wi-Fi calling enhancement]

In the late hours of last night/early hours of this morning, T-Mobile delivered a new software update to its LG G3 users. Several readers got in touch to confirm the download. It’s roughly 155MB in size, and it’s not clear exactly what the new software includes except for some minor bug and performance fixes. Build number KVT49L.D8511L0m was made available to all G3 users on T-Mobile. Android version remains 4.4.2 for the update.  As … [read full article]