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Microsoft Lumia 640 coming to T-Mobile and MetroPCS later this spring

Early this morning, here in sunny Barcelona, Microsoft took the wraps off its latest mid-range smartphones: The Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. And at least one of those is making its way to T-Mobile and MetroPCS shelves later this spring. The carrier announced this morning that it will be selling the Lumia 640, making it a direct follow-up to the 635 which was released last … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S6 hands on and first impressions

In the smartphone market, for me, Samsung always stood out as having phones that had all the features you could possibly need. Although they’ve never incorporated them in a way I particularly admired, they offered something to those who cared little about premium design and materials, and cared more about features and flexibility. With the Galaxy S6, the Korean tech giant has gone against its own grain and released a metal and glass … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE coverage map will look like this by the end of 2015

Currently, T-Mobile’s LTE service covers around 265 million people, which is pretty impressive given their position just two years ago. But, by the end of 2015, the company says its target is to reach 300 million. Bringing it closer to the likes of AT&T and Verizon. Over on the HowardForums, a growing thread shows off a number of slides displaying what that coverage growth is going to look like. The maps were originally part … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Un-carrier movement is about to make a big push for small businesses

Last year, during one of T-Mobile’s earnings calls – I believe Q3 – the company’s executives made a passing comment about the business sector. If I remember correctly, the insinuation was that Verizon and AT&T were really big players in the world of business and enterprise. It’s something the two rely on. In fact, their success in the enterprise market is something of a comfy cushion for them, but T-Mobile was coming for … [read full article]

T-Mobile working with Nokia to begin 5GHz unlicensed LTE small cell deployment by 2016

Although Nokia’s name as a handset manufacturer has virtually died off, it still has a strong brand in the world of network management and infrastructure. Nokia Corporation and T-Mobile have worked together on network build-outs in the past, and look set to continue their relationship as unlicensed 5GHz spectrum is rolled out. According to a blog published by Zacks Equity … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Software Updates page lets you track Android update progress

Yesterday evening, T-Mobile’s chief product guru tweeted out a link to a brand new page the company has been working on. The new Software Updates page within T-Mo’s support pages now lets you track how far along your next Android update is, and which model is being developed and tested. The update process is broken in to three parts: Manufacturer Development – This … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 pre-registration page is live, hints strongly at Galaxy Edge

For the past couple of weeks, Samsung has been teasing with small hints at its next big thing. For weeks, even months, rumors have been flying around speculating what we might see on the Galaxy S6. Whether that’s the improved camera, metal iPhone-inspired chassis or QHD display. We’ve pretty much heard it all. Even the official invitation seemed to give a … [read full article]