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Google’s Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are now official

New Nexus day has officially arrived, and in a first for Google, we’ve actually got two new Nexus phones being added to the family at once. First up is the LG Nexus 5X, the smaller of the two new handsets. The Nexus 5X has a 5.2-inch 1920×1080 display and 5-megapixel camera on its face, as well as a 12.3-megapixel shooter around back that also includes laser autofocus, 4K video capture, and 1.55μm pixels to capture … [read full article]

T-Mo shares more details on $5 iPhone 6s trade-in promo, confirms Apple Watch launch and pricing

UPDATE: Still waiting to hear from T-Mobile on the official payments that you’ll make at the end of these 18-month JOD! agreements if you want to keep your phone, but here’s what my back of a napkin math estimates are: $164, $182, and $200 for the 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB iPhone 6s models, and $192, $210, and $228 for the 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB iPhone 6s Plus.   Following [read full article]

T-Mobile reveals Lifetime Coverage Guarantee and first iPhone 6s and 6s Plus pricing details

Yesterday John Legere teased some “big T-Mobile news” that’d be released this morning, and now that announcement has been revealed. T-Mobile today announced the Lifetime Coverage Guarantee. With this promo, T-Mo customers that get an iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with JUMP! On Demand can get a refund on their service if they become unhappy with T-Mo’s … [read full article]

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus official, will launch September 25 with band 12 LTE support

UPDATE: Apple’s iPhone 6s specs page confirms the device’s band 12.   Exactly one year after the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, Apple has introduced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. As their names suggest, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are refreshed versions of last year’s iPhone models rather than totally new hardware. That doesn’t mean that things are totally … [read full article]

T-Mobile Video Calling launching today on Note 5 and S6 edge+, expanding to more devices soon

After beefing up messaging with its Advanced Messaging feature, T-Mobile is now turning its attention to video calling. T-Mobile Video Calling is a new feature that’s baked directly into your phone’s regular dialer. When you decide you want to make a video call, simply tap the video call button that’ll be displayed next to contacts that can receive a video call. If a particular contact … [read full article]

T-Mobile says it has no plans to offer Sony Xperia Z5

T-Mobile and Sony have been pretty tight in the past, coming together to sell the Xperia Z, Xperia Z1s, and Xperia Z3. So I’m betting that when Sony introduced the Xperia Z5 today, quite a few Magenta Army members wondering if it would come to T-Mobile’s shelves. Unfortunately, it’s not looking good. Following Sony’s announcement of the Xperia Z5, a T-Mobile spokeswoman told [read full article]

Google confirms Android 6.0 Marshmallow, releases final Android M Developer Preview

It’s official: Android M is Marshmallow! Google announced on the Android Developers Blog that Android M’s official name will be “Marshmallow,” continuing the company’s tradition of naming major Android OS updates after desserts. Google also revealed that Marshmallow is Android 6.0, which is up from the last version of Lollipop, Android 5.1. You can see the official Marshmallow statue on Google’s campus [read full article]

T-Mobile says yes to the FM chip, will push OEM partners to do the same

FM radio chips are pretty common in international smartphones, allowing users to tune in to terrestrial radio stations and not use up their often limited cellular data. However, those chips are often removed or disabled in phones released in the US. That could be changing soon for T-Mobile phones, though. Today John Legere sent out a Tweet saying that T-Mobile is “saying yes to FM chip” and that the magenta carrier will “push our OEM partners … [read full article]