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Upcoming T-Mobile Tuesday gifts will be focused on travel

Following the Pokémon Go-focused T-Mobile Tuesday, it looks like the next one will be all about travel. The T-Mobile Tuesday for July 26 will include a $30 code for a HotelTonight Stay, a one-year digital subscription to Condé Nast Traveler, and a $15 Lyft Credit. Additionally, if you missed out on the one year of free unlimited Pokémon Go data last week, you can snag it this week. This week’s grand prize winner will receive a trip … [read full article]

T-Mobile Assisted Service upgrade fee launching on July 31 for select customers

Heads up, folks, because it looks like T-Mobile will soon roll out a new fee for select customers upgrading to a new device. According to an image sent in by a tipster, T-Mobile will launch a $20 Assisted Service fee on July 31. The charge will apply to “the fraction of customers” that aren’t using JUMP!, JUMP! On Demand, or SCORE! and choose to upgrade their device in a retail store or through customer care. T-Mo explains … [read full article]

HTC Desire 626s for T-Mobile and MetroPCS to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

Time for more Android devices to receive their Marshmallow update. The T-Mobile and MetroPCS versions of the HTC Desire 626s are being updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. According to T-Mobile, its 626s has been getting the update since July 19, but HTC’s Mo Versi says that the updates will start going out on July 25. T-Mo’s Desire 626s support page says that the Marshmallow update is 835MB in size and will bump the Desire 626s to … [read full article]

T-Mobile giving free unlimited high-speed data to customers traveling to Rio 2016 Olympics

T-Mobile customers traveling to Europe this summer are getting free unlimited high-speed data, and now T-Mo has announced that customers traveling to the Olympics next month will be getting a gift of their own. T-Mobile’s Brazil Unleashed promo will give free unlimited high-speed data to all Simple Choice postpaid customers traveling to Brazil for the 2016 Olympic Games. Customers will also get free calls from Brazil to the U.S., and thanks to Simple Global, they … [read full article]

HTC 10 disappears from T-Mobile’s online store, but T-Mo says that it’ll return

Something strange has been going on with the HTC 10 lately. TmoNews reader Andy and Reddit user spartan_II_117 have been told that T-Mobile no longer sells the 10, and while T-Mo’s site showed it as being on back order earlier this week, it’s now completely gone. However, T-Mobile says that they haven’t stopped carrying the HTC 10. I reached out to T-Mobile today and was told that T-Mo does still have inventory for online … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 7 may be offered with Buy One, Get One deal

We’re still a couple of weeks away from the Galaxy Note 7’s official debut, but already there’s some info on T-Mobile’s promotional plans for Samsung’s next big thing. T-Mobile is reportedly planning to run a Buy One, Get One promotion on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. That’s according to Evan Blass, who was also responsible for those leaked Note 7 renders from earlier this month. One detail that’s not clear is the exact timing … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 receiving its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

We learned way back in October 2015 that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 would be updated to Android 6.0, but we haven’t heard much about the update since then. That’s changing today, and the news is good. T-Mobile says that its Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is now being updated to Android 6.0.1, which will bump the device to software version T817TUVU2BPF1. T-Mo doesn’t have much of a changelog for the update, but because the … [read full article]

ZTE ZMAX Pro official, runs Android 6.0 on a 6-inch display for $99

After leaking out earlier this year, the ZTE ZMAX Pro is now officially official. The ZTE ZMAX Pro runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a huge 6-inch 1920×1080 LCD screen. It’s got a 5-megapixel camera on its face for all of your selfie needs, and around back there’s a 13-megapixel camera with phase detection autofocus and 1080p video capture. There’s a fingerprint reader below that 13-megapixel camera and a USB Type-C 2.0 port for charging up the … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes it free to call and text to and from Turkey

One day after T-Mobile said that it was waiving fees for calls and texts to and from Nice, France, following the terror attack there, another international incident has occurred. Following the attempted military coup in Turkey, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers to call and text from the U.S. to Turkey. This free calling and texting also applies to customers of MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family … [read full article]

iPhone rolling out to MetroPCS stores nationwide this weekend

After launching early in Florida last month, the iPhone is now making its way to more MetroPCS stores. Starting this weekend, the iPhone will roll out to MetroPCS stores nationwide, hitting more than 5,000. MetroPCS offers the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, and iPhone 5s. Pricing for the four models starts at $649 for the iPhone 6s, $749 for the iPhone 6s Plus, $349 for the iPhone SE, and $199 for the iPhone 5s. … [read full article]