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Nexus 6 data connectivity issues now resolved, says Google

Last week, reports began popping up that Nexus 6 owners on T-Mobile (and on some other networks around the world) were having issues staying connected to LTE. The good news is that the bug should now be squashed. Google employee Orrin Hancock says that the bug with GPS that caused cellular connectivity to drop “should now be resolved.” He doesn’t say exactly what the fix was, just that “we have made a few changes on … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free tablet with purchase of select Samsung smartphones

T-Mobile today announced a one day only BOGO deal on Samsung smartphones, but if you’d rather treat yourself to a free tablet, T-Mo’s got you covered there, too. T-Mobile is now offering a free Galaxy Tab E (shown above) or Galaxy Tab A with the purchase of select Samsung smartphones. Eligible smartphones include the Galaxy Note 7, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, and Galaxy S6 edge+. To … [read full article]

T-Mobile buy one, get one free deal on high-end Samsung phones happening August 6

T-Mobile today announced a new offer on Samsung smartphones, and it’ll only be available tomorrow, August 6. With this deal, you can purchase one of Samsung’s high-end smartphones and get another for free. Both phones must be purchased on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP), and the second phone will need to be on a new line of service. Once you get your phones, you’ll receive credits on your monthly bill for 24 months to cover the … [read full article]

Nexus 6 data connectivity issues affecting some T-Mobile customers

Are you a Nexus 6 owner that’s been having issues connecting to T-Mobile’s LTE network lately? If so, you’re not alone. Several Nexus 6 owners are reporting that their phones keep losing their data connection to T-Mobile’s network (and some other networks around the globe). There are reports of issues on Reddit, Google Product Forums, T-Mobile’s support forums, and more. Unfortunately, it’s not clear exactly what’s causing the problem. @micweis we … [read full article]

T-Mobile adjusting Samsung Galaxy Note 7 JUMP! On Demand pricing

When T-Mobile announced the Galaxy Note 7, it said that the JUMP! On Demand pricing was set at $69.99 upfront and payments of $32.50. That frustrated some customers who expected the down payment to be $0 for this “base model” Note 7. Fast-forward to today and T-Mo is changing the Note 7’s JOD down payment. T-Mobile confirmed to me today that they’re updating the Galaxy Note 7’s JUMP! On Demand pricing for well-qualified customers. Those … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches switcher deal for $200 off Galaxy S7, S7 edge, or Note 5

As expected, T-Mobile today launched a new offer aimed at getting people to switch carriers. T-Mobile is now offering $200 off the Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, and Galaxy Note 5. To get this discount, you’ll need to port your number to T-Mo and activate a 10GB or higher data plan. You’ll also need to get your phone on a 24-month financing agreement. The promotion will run “for a limited time.” It’s … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 official, early buyers get a free gift

Another 2016 flagship smartphone is now official, as Samsung just took the wraps off of the Galaxy Note 7. As expected, the Galaxy Note 7 doesn’t look hugely different from the Galaxy Note 5 when it comes to design, but it does have one big feature that’s different from the Note 5. The Galaxy Note 7’s display features dual curved edges, making its more like the screen found on the Galaxy S7 edge than the flat … [read full article]

T-Mobile planning $200 off Galaxy S7, S7 edge, and Note 5 switcher promo, shows leaked memo

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will make its official debut tomorrow, and when it does, it’ll become the new star of Samsung’s Android lineup. That means that we’ll probably start to see more discounts on the Galaxy Note 5, S7, and S7 edge, and T-Mobile may have a promotion planned for the day after the Note 7’s debut. An internal T-Mobile memo shows that a Samsung Galaxy sale may launch on August 3. … [read full article]

T-Mobile may give Samsung Galaxy Note 7 buyers a free Gear Fit 2

If you’re planning on buying the Galaxy Note 7 from T-Mobile, you may get a nice gift to go with your new Android phone. A new report claims that T-Mobile customers that buy a Galaxy Note 7 will get a free Samsung Gear Fit 2 with their purchase. The Gear Fit 2 is an activity tracker that can gather info on your steps, calories burned, heart rate, and more. It can also show your smartphone … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge receiving July security updates

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge owners, a new update is coming your way. T-Mobile has announced updates for its Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge that include the July security patches. The Galaxy Note 4 update will bump the phone to software version N910TUVU2EPG2 or N910T3UVU2EPG2, depending on which Note 4 model you have. The N910TUVU2EPG2 update is 309.9MB, while the N910T3UVU2EPG2 is 281.27MB. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Note Edge’s update will … [read full article]