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T-Mobile Galaxy S7 receiving July security update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has now updated its GS7 and GS7 edge support pages to say that both phones are getting updates starting today, July 8, and that the updates will be rolling out through July 22.   Samsung Galaxy S7 owners, the time to update has come again. T-Mobile is now pushing the July 1 security update to its Galaxy S7. Normally we see the GS7 and GS7 edge receive updates at the same time, … [read full article]

HTC Desire 530 bringing its unique micro-splashed design to T-Mobile

A new HTC smartphone with a unique paint job is coming soon to T-Mobile. HTC announced today that its Desire 530 is coming to the U.S., and T-Mobile is going to carry it. The “Sparkle White” Desire 530 will launch at T-Mobile on July 13 at a price of $0 down and 24 payments of $6.67 per month, or a full retail price of $159.99. HTC will also sell an unlocked version of the 530 later this month … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shows its front and back in set of leaked images

Nearly one week after the Galaxy Note 7’s branding and specs leaked out, images that show the phone itself have surfaced. Leaked renders that show the Galaxy Note 7 in a trio of colors have been posted by Evan Blass. The colors are referred to as Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Blue Color. The phone itself doesn’t look too far off from last year’s Galaxy Note 5, but we can see a dual curved … [read full article]

T-Mobile Fourth of July deals include Galaxy S6 edge for $330, phone-tablet bundle savings

The Fourth of July weekend is very nearly here, and if you were thinking about celebrating America’s independence by buying a new phone, T-Mobile’s got some deals for you to check out. First up, T-Mo is taking a full $350 off of the price of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. That leaves the S6 edge at a price of $329.99, or $0 down and 24 payments of $13.75 each. T-Mobile says that this deal is only … [read full article]

Android N is officially named Nougat

Months after Android N first came onto the scene in the form of a developer preview, the update’s official name has been revealed. Android Nougat is the official nickname for Google’s next big Android update. The name was just revealed, complete with the debut of a new statue on Google’s campus in California, which you can see below. Google names all of Android’s major updates after desserts, and it’s been moving down the alphabet one … [read full article]

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge launching today in the U.S.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge have been available from T-Mobile for months now, but if you prefer to buy your phones unlocked and direct from the company that made them, now you can get Samsung’s latest flagships, too. Samsung is launching unlocked versions of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in the U.S. Pricing is set at $669.99 for the S7 and $769.99 for the S7 edge, and you’ll be able to buy ‘em … [read full article]

BLU R1 HD can be had for as little as $50, will be updated with LTE band 12 support

BLU today announced its latest Android smartphone, and so long as you don’t mind some ads, you can score one for pretty cheap. The BLU R1 HD features a 5-inch 1280×720 display, 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera with a wide-angle lens, quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor, and 2500mAh battery. It’s available in two configurations, one with 8GB of storage and 1GB of RAM and the other with 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM, but they … [read full article]

Unlocked Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus now available for pre-order

Motorola’s Moto G line is known for offering affordable Android smartphones, and today the latest models became available for pre-order in the U.S. Both the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus are now available for pre-order from Motorola’s website. They’re being offered with Moto Maker, which means that you can customize the front, back, and accent colors of your phone and add an engraving if you’d like. Pricing starts at $199 for the 16GB … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6, S6 edge updates include June security patches and more

One day after a pair of Samsung’s Galaxy Note phones received updates, a pair of Galaxy S handsets have started getting updates of their own. T-Mobile has announced new updates for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. According to the changelogs, these updates include June’s security patches, an anti-theft update, and unspecified bug fixes and improvements. The Galaxy S6’s update weighs in at 247.41MB and bumps the phone up to software version G920TUVU4EPF1. … [read full article]

LG G4 deal knocks former flagship’s price down to $199.99

Looking for a good deal on a new Android smartphone for use on T-Mobile? If so, you may want to point your browser to eBay. eBay seller cellfree is now offering the T-Mobile version of the LG G4 (model H811) for $199.99. The devices are listed as being “New-Other” condition, and the seller says that they have no scuffs or scratches on the body or screen. You can choose between a G4 with a black … [read full article]