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T-Mobile will begin pushing update to kill Galaxy Note 7 today

If you’re still using a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, your time with the device is about to come to an end. Today’s the day that T-Mobile will begin pushing an update to its Galaxy Note 7 that’ll prevent the phone from charging. The update will also include a notification with info about Samsung’s Note 7 recall and steps you should take to return the device. The update is version N930TUVU2APL2. Anyone still using a … [read full article]

T-Mobile One Plus is now offered in two versions

After originally launching back in September, T-Mobile One Plus today underwent a big split. T-Mobile One Plus is now two different add-ons. The regular T-Mobile One Plus costs $15 per line per month, down from the $25 per month price of the original One Plus. It includes unlimited Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi, double the international data speeds (256Kbps), voicemail to text, Name ID, and unlimited HD Day Passes for high-quality video streaming. Then there’s T-Mobile One … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering one year of DirecTV Now for free to AT&T switchers

When AT&T launched its DirecTV Now streaming service last month, John Legere took some shots at AT&T for its new service. Now Legere and T-Mobile are taking things a step further. Starting tomorrow, December 16, T-Mobile will offer one year of DirecTV Now for free to AT&T customers that switch to T-Mo. To qualify, AT&T customers will need to switch from AT&T and add two lines to a T-Mobile One. After switching, T-Mobile will … [read full article]

T-Mobile will push Samsung’s update to disable Galaxy Note 7 on December 27

Following this morning’s news that Samsung will push an update to the Galaxy Note 7 in the US that’ll permanently disable it, T-Mobile has confirmed that it plans to release that update to its Note 7 devices. A T-Mobile spokesperson confirmed to TmoNews that it will release Samsung’s Note 7-killing update on December 27. The spokesperson went on to reiterate that if you’ve still got a Note 7, you should power it down and return it … [read full article]

T-Mobile Digits will let you use one phone number across devices

Yesterday T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert teased that a big announcement was imminent, and now we know exactly what he was hinting at. Digits is a new service from T-Mobile that lets you use the same phone number across devices. This means that you can use the same number across multiple internet-connected devices, including phones, tablets, PCs, and smartwatches, and your calls and texts will appear from the same number. Digits will also let you use multiple … [read full article]

Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 launches at T-Mobile today

Right on schedule, T-Mobile’s Windows 10 lineup has grown with the launch of the Idol 4S with Windows 10. You can now buy the Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 from T-Mobile at a price of $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $19.59 each. Full retail pricing is $469.99. The Idol 4S with Windows 10 comes with a virtual reality headset along with some preloaded games and videos to use with your new VR … [read full article]

LG V20 now available from T-Mobile

Right on schedule, the LG V20 is available from T-Mobile. The V20 is available from T-Mobile for $49.99 down and 24 monthly payments of $30 each, or $769.99 full retail. Customers that buy the LG V20 by November 20 will receive a free pair of B&O Play H3 earphones, worth $149. To get your earphones, you’ll need to point your browser here and fill out the redemption form by December 9. LG’s V20 comes … [read full article]

Bring your Google Pixel to T-Mobile and get $325 in bill credits

John Legere’s “BIG news” about the Google Pixel has been revealed. Starting tomorrow, October 28, T-Mobile will give you $325 in bill credits when you buy an unlocked Google Pixel and sign up for a T-Mobile One plan. This offer will be available for a limited time. In order to get your bill credits, you’ll first buy your Pixel from Google or anywhere else. You then sign up for T-Mobile One and show your … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 banned from flights by DoT

If you’ve still got your Galaxy Note 7 and plan to continue carrying it despite the recall, you can no longer bring it aboard an airplane. The Department of Transportation (DoT) has officially banned the Galaxy Note 7 from US airplanes. The FAA recently urged Note 7 owners to power down their devices while aboard a plane, but with this official ban, Note 7 owners are not allowed to bring their phones onto a plane … [read full article]

Samsung and the US CPSC announce recall of replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones

Following Samsung’s decision to discontinue the Galaxy Note 7, it’s now been announced that the replacement Note 7s are being officially recalled. Samsung and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have officially recalled the replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones that were handed out starting in late September. With this second round of Note 7s included, the recall affects 1.9 million devices. The US CPSC says that there have been 23 reports of Note … [read full article]