Archive | Android RSS feed for this section

Android M announced by Google, coming later this year with several improvements

At its I/O developer conference in San Francisco just a short while ago, Google announced details about its updates and improvements for 2015. They included new features for virtually all of its major products and services, but the one of most significance for us phone addicts was Android M. Unlike last year, this software update seems to be much more about adding features to improve the performance and usability and not a major … [read full article]

Xperia Z1s Android 5.0.2 Lollipop software update rolling out

We’ve been informed by a handful of our readers that T-Mobile is finally rolling out Android Lollipop software updates for the Sony Xperia Z1S. Although T-Mobile’s software updates page still indicates that it is in “T-Mobile Testing”, the device’s own individual page does contain details of the update. Specifically, it’s Android 5.0.2 and weighs in at over 640MB in size. It also comes with Group messaging support. From today, you should be notified … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G4 available to order from tomorrow, May 27

T-Mobile finally announced a concrete release date for its LG G4. In a press announcement today, the carrier stated that it will open up early online orders from tomorrow, May 27th. Those wanting to be the first to get hold of the device will be able to place their orders from 6am Pacific/9am Eastern with $0 down an 24 monthly payments of $24.99 on EIP. That’s a full retail price of $599.76. And … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus 6 getting Wi-Fi calling update from this weekend

At long last, it looks like T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 users will be getting Wi-Fi Calling feature from this weekend. The ever popular product guru, Des Smith, teased the update in a tweet yesterday afternoon: THIS JUST IN!!! @TMobile has approved the #Nexus6 WiFi Calling Software Update! Happy Memorial Day weekend! pic.twitter.com/4dcS4ATEKt — Des (@askdes) May 22, 2015 Later on, in the evening, he tweeted with … [read full article]

Upcoming Deal: T-Mo offering free “memory upgrades” on Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge this weekend

Any customers looking to buy a Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge on T-Mobile might want to wait a few more days, until this weekend, when the carrier will be offering a free storage boost to all. 64GB storage models of both devices will cost the same as the usual price for the 32GB models from Saturday, May 23 until Monday, May 25. That’s an $80 saving. Alex, from PhoneDog, wraps up the … [read full article]

YotaPhone 2 lands in the US, and it’s compatible with all three T-Mobile LTE bands

The list of promising SIM-free unlocked phones in the U.S. is growing. Its most recent addition is a phone I’ve managed to spend some time with a while back: YotaPhone 2. It’s an intriguing Android device with two displays. The front one is your usual HD AMOLED panel, while the back uses E-Ink technology and is perfect for reading e-books or just having a permanent status screen. Until yesterday, the device was only … [read full article]

Android 5.0 for T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z3 finally enters testing

After what seems like months of silence – and the fear of abandonment – the Z3 has moved one step closer to getting its long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Only this morning, we checked the software updates page on T-Mobile’s support site and didn’t see any change in the Z3′s progress. But just a few hours later, one of our readers checked again and saw that it is now officially in “T-Mobile Testing” … [read full article]

[UPDATED X2] Android 5.0 update for T-Mobile Galaxy Tab S rolling out?

One of our readers got in touch this morning to inform us that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S on T-Mobile is beginning its rollout today. And he must have caught it early because T-Mo’s general software updates progress page is still showing it as under “T-Mobile Testing”. Edit – At time of posting, the updates page didn’t have the information on the new software. … [read full article]