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T-Mobile LG V20 receiving update with security patches and bug fixes

It’s been awhile since the LG V20 has gotten a software update, but that drought is ending this week. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to the LG V20 that bumps it to software version H91810k. TmoNews reader AlwaysSmile got the update on their V20 today, and the phone is now on the May 1, 2017 security patch level. According to T-Mobile’s support page, this LG V20 update also includes an e911 timer fix and … [read full article]

Kyocera DuraForce Pro is a rugged Android smartphone that’s launching at T-Mobile today

If you’re looking for a new Android phone that’s a bit more rugged than the recent glass-covered flagships, then you might want to check out Kyocera’s new device. The Kyocera DuraForce Pro is now available from T-Mobile. Pricing for this rugged Android smartphone is set at $17 down and $17 per month for 24 months, or $425 total. The highlight feature of the DuraForce Pro is its rugged body, which is IP68-rated to resist dust … [read full article]

Samsung Gear 360 (2017) now available from T-Mobile

T-Mobile has sold many different Samsung accessories in the past, including the Gear S3 and Gear VR, and now another Gear device has hit T-Mo’s shelves. The Samsung Gear 360 (2017) is now available from T-Mobile. Pricing is set at $0 down and $9.59 per month for 24 months, or $229.99 total. Also of note is that Samsung is running a promotion that’ll get you a hefty discount on the new Gear 360. … [read full article]

T-Mobile offers to pay for Verizon switchers’ phones, two-lines-for-one deal also coming

Yesterday T-Mobile CEO John Legere teased that T-Mo had multiple announcements coming up, and today a couple of them have been made. Starting May 31st, T-Mobile will kick off its #GetOutoftheRed promotion to help Verizon customers switch to T-Mo. Verizon customers in good standing with their carrier can get their iPhone or Google Pixel paid off by T-Mobile when they switch to T-Mobile and sign up for T-Mobile One, and they can keep their existing … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+ update includes security patches, intermittent call failure fix

In addition to an update for the Galaxy Note 5, T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Galaxy S6 edge+. The new update for T-Mobile’s Galaxy S6 edge+ is version G928TUVU4EQE1 and it weighs in a 223.57MB. TmoNews reader Alex got the update earlier today, and as you can see below, it includes the May 1, 2017 security patch level just like the new Note 5 update. T-Mobile has updated its support pages for both … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 receiving security update

Heads up, Galaxy Note 5 owners, because a new update is now coming your way. T-Mobile is pushing a new update to its Galaxy Note 5 that weighs in at 209.56MB, according to TmoNews reader Jean Carlos, who received the update earlier today. After installing the update, the Note 5 is on the May 1, 2017 Android security patch level, which is up from the March 1 patch level that the Note 5 was on … [read full article]

Samsung launches T-Mobile Galaxy S8 BOGO deal of its own

If you’re interested in T-Mobile’s Buy One, Get One deal on the Galaxy S8 but don’t want to add a new line, Samsung’s got a new deal that you may want to check out. Samsung is now offering a Buy One, Get One deal on the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+. To qualify, you need to buy two T-Mobile Galaxy S8 or S8+ phones from Samsung.com and then activate at least one of the devices … [read full article]

Android O Beta Program launches for Nexus and Pixel devices

Nearly two months after launching an Android O Developer Preview, Google is letting us regular folks try Android O, too. Google today launched the Android O Beta Program, giving owners of select devices the chance to try Android O before it launches to the public later this year. The devices that are eligible for the Android O Beta Program include the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player. If you’ve … [read full article]

LG Stylo 3 Plus launching at T-Mobile today, MetroPCS in June

Days after T-Mobile began updating the LG Stylo 2 Plus to Android 7.0, T-Mo has started sales of that phone’s successor. The LG Stylo 3 Plus is now available from T-Mobile for $9 down and $9 per month for 24 months, or $225 total. You can also pay $0 down and $10 per month if you buy using JUMP! On Demand. The LG Stylo 3 Plus will launch at MetroPCS in June. When it comes … [read full article]

HTC U11 lets you squeeze to perform actions, unlocked model now available for pre-order

UPDATE: Mo Versi, HTC’s VP of Product Management, has confirmed to me that the unlocked HTC U11 supports VoLTE, Wi-Fi Calling, and 256 QAM on T-Mobile, but not 4×4 MIMO.   ORIGINAL: HTC’s flagship Android smartphone for 2017 is here. The HTC U11 is now official, complete with a feature that HTC calls Edge Sense. With it, you can squeeze the sides of the U11 to perform actions, like squeezing once to launch the camera … [read full article]