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Uncarrier 5 should be unlocked phones free of carrier bloatware [opinion]

Ever since the Uncarrier movement, the company’s made it clear that it’s trying to get rid of customer “pain points”. In other words, areas of the U.S. smartphone market that are restrictive and end up creating a poor customer experience, or frustrating people. For CEO, Legere, it’s always been about changing a broken industry. The old model of subsidizing smartphone cost is dying off, and customers can upgrade whenever they like. On T-Mobile, … [read full article]

Moto X users on T-Mobile being invited to test new software

Recent information from T-Mobile Moto X users suggests that Android 4.4.2 could be on its way to your Motorola’s soon. Yesterday, Android Central reported that Tmo user’s who’d signed up to take part in Motorola’s feedback network were receiving invitations to try a new version of software. The email doesn’t give any information on what version of software is going to be tested, but we’re almost certain that it’s 4.4.2. This pre-release “soak … [read full article]

LG G Flex and Optimus F3Q launch date confirmed as February 5, pre-order from today

T-Mobile today officially announced that both of its upcoming LG phones will be available to buy from February 5th. Both the LG G Flex and Optimus F3Q will be released on the same day. LG’s G Flex is the most notable here, mostly due to its gigantic 6-inch curved OLED display. It also features a 13MP camera and a 3,500mAH battery. Like the G2, it also has the built-in Rear Key for convenience. … [read full article]

Nexus 5 price drops through Tmo online store

I’m aware that I may be a little late with this news, but, with covering the T-Mobile event in a foreign timezone, all the follow up stuff and all that goes along with it, I must have missed it somehow. Regardless, I guess it’s better later than never to inform you that at some point over the past couple of days, T-Mobile dropped the price of its Nexus 5. When it launched on … [read full article]

Android 4.3 finally arriving for Galaxy Note 2 users

A little later than expected, but I guess late is always better than never. Android 4.3 has finally arrived for the Galaxy Note 2, a week or so later than was planned. A handful of readers have emailed/tweeted us to inform us that new software is available to download now. It should be available as an OTA update, but if it’s not showing up automatically, head on over to the settings menu and … [read full article]

Android 4.4.1 for Nexus 5 rolling out today, features improved camera

Just a short while ago the official Nexus Google+ page posted an update stating that the next incremental update to Android 4.4 would be rolling out at some point today. In fact, some of you may have already noticed the update arrive. With the update comes a handful of camera updates which should improve your image quality: HDR+ lets you to take great shots in challenging environments, say where there’s a large contrast of … [read full article]

Android 4.3 update for T-Mobile Galaxy S4 available OTA

Over a week after the download was supposed to arrive, Android 4.3 has finally landed for Tmo-flavored Galaxy S4′s. The update went live at around 5am this morning and is available as an over-the-air update. This update includes KNOX and Samsung Gear support. If you have a Galaxy S4 on T-Mobile, you should have received a notification to inform you of the update’s availability. If not, head in to your phone’s settings menu … [read full article]

T-Mobile Moto X gets 4.4 KitKat today!

And, just like that, Android 4.4 for T-Mobile’s Moto X is here. Motorola announced on its blog two days ago that the Verizon version would be updated to KitKat, now the Tmo version has it too. Here’s what’s included: T-Mobile Moto X Android 4.4. update changelog Android™ 4.4, KitKat: Android 4.4, KitKat, is the latest release of the Android platform. KitKat includes enhancements such as restyled status and navigation bars, a new full-screen … [read full article]