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T-Mobile Advanced Messaging will beef up your text messaging experience

T-Mobile may not have a new Un-carrier Amped move for us this week, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have anything cool to share. T-Mo has announced Advanced Messaging, a new feature that utilizes the Rich Communications Services standard to offer beefed up text messaging. Using RCS, you get rich one-on-one and group messaging that includes, “near real-time chat,” the ability to see … [read full article]

Android M will include native visual voicemail, and T-Mobile will support it

If you’re an Android user, you’ve probably been looking forward to Android M ever since Google announced it nearly two months ago. Now you’re going to get even more excited for the next major Android release. Google has revealed that Android M will offer native visual voicemail support, meaning that you’ll be able to view different voicemail messages and not only … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new HTC and Samsung phones, MetroPCS gets new Mexico Unlimited add-on

T-Mobile today announced a trio of new phones that will be hitting its magenta shelves later this month. The HTC Desire 626s, Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, and Samsung Galaxy Core Prime will all arrive on July 22 with varying specs and price points. Here’s a quick rundown on what makes these phones tick: HTC Desire 626s: 5-inch 1280×720 display, Snapdragon 210 processor, 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, 8GB of storage, microSD slot, 1GB of … [read full article]

OnePlus 2 will include LTE band 12 support

When it launched last year, the OnePlus One was an attractive device because it offered pretty high-end specs for a low no-contract price. Unfortunately, the One doesn’t support all of T-Mobile’s LTE bands, making it a bit less attractive to T-Mo subscribers. The good news is that it looks like the OnePlus 2 will fix that. Several OnePlus employees recently jumped onto Reddit for an Ask Me (Almost) Anything session about … [read full article]

T-Mobile Summer Shocker sale offers deals on Galaxy S6, iPhone 6, and more

T-Mobile today kicked off its Summer Shocker sale, a two-day event that offers discounts on several smartphones when ordered online or through telesales. The Summer Shocker sale includes Android and iOS hardware that range from high-end and new to more affordable. The fine print of the promo mentions that you’ll need to be a new customer or sign up for a new line to take advantage of these … [read full article]