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T-Mobile set to launch new budget Alcatel smartphone [Rumor]

T-Mobile and Alcatel OneTouch have worked together on a number of budget-friendly smartphones and tablets. That relationship, it seems, is set to continue. We’ve been sent a cheat-sheet detailing a new, cheap handset on its way to T-Mobile soon. The Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro – spec wise – fits somewhere in between the Evolve 2 and Fierce 2. It has a 4.5-inch qHD (960×540) display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM … [read full article]

In response to earthquake, T-Mobile makes calling and texting free to Nepal [UPDATE}

The earthquake in Nepal is heartbreaking. Starting today all calls and texts to Nepal are free of charge on @TMobile. http://t.co/Dx1x3yCiHH — John Legere (@JohnLegere) April 27, 2015 Anyone following the news over the past few days will now surely be aware of the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal. It hit the country on Saturday and the latest update estimates that over 3,000 people are dead, with a … [read full article]

Lollipop update rollout for T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 starting next week

Stop the presses! We have the most important breaking news story of the day. Forget Apple Watch, Des Smith (T-Mo’s product guru) tweeted a short while ago that the long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop software update for the Note 4 is very close to happening. In fact, some customers could see the update land on their devices as soon as next week. Is that just the best news, ever or what? I mean, I … [read full article]

Sony Xperia Z3 re-appears on T-Mobile online store with cheaper price

We were somewhat surprised a couple of weeks back when the Sony Xperia Z3 vanished from T-Mobile’s online store. Although it clearly hasn’t been a best-seller, the Z3 is one of the best performing handsets on the Android market. And perhaps one of the most attractive too. Still, just 16 days ago, it seemed T-Mobile had given up on the device. Now, it’s back. And it’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q1 2015 earnings call set for April 28

T-Mobile just announced that its first quarter financial results will be revealed at 10:00am Eastern Time (7am Pacific) on April 28. Like previous quarters, there will be a short time of scripted remarks before launching in to “free-flowing dialogue with analysts, investors, media and consumers.” Also, like last quarter, T-Mobile will publish a live stream of the video on Twitter which you can access from your mobile device. Just be sure to follow … [read full article]

Google and T-Mobile team up to launch Project Fi MVNO carrier

T-Mobile and Google have been working with each other for donkey’s years. (That’s British for: A very long time.) Going all the way back to the T-Mobile G1, the very first Android phone. But they’ve never done anything as ambitious as Project Fi seems on the service. As rumored many times, Google has finally announced its MVNO carrier. And just like the rumors suggested, you pay for the … [read full article]

Google could announce its new wireless service today

According to an exclusive report over at WSJ (sub requireD) Google is going to make its rumored wireless service official today, April 22nd. And if it does, it could be the most Un-carrier thing to hit the market since T-Mobile. Unlike traditional carriers, Google’s service is rumored to allow customers to pay only for the data they use each month, instead of having set tiers or “buckets”. It sounds like … [read full article]