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T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge receiving August security patches

If you’ve got a Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge, you’ve got an update coming your way. T-Mobile are pushing updates to both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. The updates bump the phones to versions G920TUVS4EPH2 and G925TUVS4EPH2, respectively, and they include the July and August security patches. These updates will roll out over the air until Sept. 7. If you’ve got a GS6 or GS6 edge and haven’t yet updated, you … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge getting Pink Gold color option in the U.S.

UPDATE: Sorry, folks, but Samsung now say that the Pink Gold Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will not be available for T-Mobile, only AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. Additionally, Samsung say that the Pink Gold phones will not be sold unlocked, contrary to what some reports have claimed.   After launching in a trio of colors earlier this year, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are getting new paint jobs in the U.S. Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off iPhone trade-in offer, iPhone 6s available for as little as $100

If you’re in the market for a new iPhone and aren’t interested in the iPhone 7 that’s rumored to be coming next month, T-Mobile has a deal for you. T-Mobile today kicked off an iPhone trade-in offer that’ll get you a discounted iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. With this deal, you can trade in your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, or iPhone 6s Plus and get a 16GB iPhone 6s for $100. If phablets are … [read full article]

LG V20 appears in new image leak with secondary display in tow

We’ve known for a while now that the LG V20 will be officially revealed on Sept. 6, but it looks like we won’t have to wait until then to see what the V20 looks like. The LG V20 has been shown off by Evan Blass. The image leaked by Blass gives us a clear look at the V20’s face, complete with a secondary display above its main screen and a front-facing camera next to that second … [read full article]

Next T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts include discounted gasoline

Just one day after the travel-focused T-Mobile Tuesday, details on the next edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays have been revealed. T-Mobile today shared info on the free gifts and prizes that’ll be offered for the Aug. 30 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays. The new gift that everyone will get is a $0.25 per gallon discount on gasoline at Shell, which will be good for up to 20 gallons of gas. Other gifts will include a free small … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to Italy following earthquake

Following the earthquake in Italy that has killed at least 73 people, T-Mobile have announced that they’re making it free for customers to contact loved ones in Italy. From Aug. 24 through Aug. 28, T-Mobile Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers can call and text Italy for free. If you do contact Italy, you’ll see a regular charge on your bill, followed by a credit to cancel it out. Roaming fees for any T-Mo customers in … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL receiving Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL owners, another Windows 10 Mobile update is coming your way. An update to Windows 10 Mobile build 14393.67 is now hitting T-Mobile’s Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL. This is the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update, which is hitting T-Mo’s Fierce XL around one week after it started arriving on unlocked Windows phones. This update is a bit more significant than previous Fierce XL updates because it adds several new features. Those … [read full article]

T-Mobile shows improvements in new RootMetrics report, but finishes fourth overall

T-Mobile has done well in recent U.S. carrier reports from OpenSignal and Ookla, but the Un-carrier didn’t fare so well in a new RootMetrics report. RootMetrics today published its Mobile Network Performance in the U.S. report for the first half of 2016. In this test, RootMetrics says that it drove 265,386 miles and performed 3,676,470 tests, including tests conducted within the 125 most populous metro areas across the U.S. RootMetrics also notes that … [read full article]

Android 7.0 Nougat update now hitting Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and other devices

Months after its original announcement, Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here. An update to Android 7.0 is now rolling out to Nexus devices. That means if you’ve got a Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, or Pixel C (yes, it’s not technically a Nexus), then Nougat is coming your way. As with most updates, though, keep in mind that this rollout will be staggered, so it could take some time for Android … [read full article]

T-Mobile subscribers getting free access to hundreds of Wi-Fi hotspots in Singapore

T-Mobile customers have been enjoying some nice international benefits this summer, including unlimited high-speed data in Europe and Brazil. Now another international benefit has been announced. T-Mobile subscribers can get free access to Singapore’s free public Wi-Fi network, called Wireless@SG, from Aug. 22 through Sept. 21. T-Mo customers will have access to around 290 Wi-Fi hotspots in the designated test areas, including island resort Sentosa and major MRT train stations. If you’re planning to … [read full article]