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T-Mobile iPad Air 2 pre-order availability limited to 16GB models, integrated Apple SIM locked [Update]

An internal memo doing the rounds at T-Mobile reveals a couple of interesting tidbits regarding the upcoming pre-orders for Apple’s next generation iPad Air. As revealed earlier today, the pre-orders will launch tomorrow, with an expected shipping date of October 29th. But, unless you’re planning on pre-ordering a 16GB you could be in for a … [read full article]

FTC and T-Mobile in settlement talks over premium service charge lawsuit

T-Mobile and the FTC are in talks to settle a lawsuit which alleges the carrier added unauthorized charged to customer phone bills. Both sides asked for the lawsuit to be put on hold for 90 days while they work on a deal which suits both parties. “The parties are engaged in substantive settlement talks that they believe would resolve this matter and eliminate the need for further litigation,” lawyers for T-Mobile and the … [read full article]

iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 coming to T-Mobile on October 29, pre-orders on Oct. 22

T-Mobile, today, announced that it will be opening up pre-orders for the two new iPad models from tomorrow, October 22nd. Both devices will be available in all three storage options (16/64/128 GB) and will start from $0 down for well-qualified customers on Simple Choice plans. Devices will go on sale one week after pre-orders, on October 29. Magenta reminds us that for $10 per month, Simple Choice customers can add a tablet to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q3 earnings call to take place in “true Un-carrier” style on Oct. 28

This morning, T-Mobile announced that it will be holding its 3rd quarter earnings call on October 28 at 11am Eastern. But if you’re expecting the usual conference call with tons of numbers and figures, boring analyst speak and no social interaction, you’re in for a treat. The company claims that it will use its Un-carrier approach to change financial reporting. T-Mobile is on a mission to change the wireless industry and is now … [read full article]

T-Mo HTC One (M8) to get Eye Experience update by tomorrow

Last week, developer and unlocked versions of the HTC One (M8) received a software update adding an interesting new camera functions. And this week, T-Mobile models should start to receive the update too. HTC One (M8) T-Mobile Owners! We have received technical approval for the Eye SW update! Expect the OTA update to start by tomorrow! Thanks! — Mo (@moversi) October 20, 2014 Mo Versi, HTC’s Vice President of Product Management took … [read full article]

Reminder: iOS 8.1 arriving for iPhone and iPad later today (Update: Here!)

UPDATE: iOS 8.1 has rolled out. Let us know how you get on installing it, and if you have any issues. Also, if you try Apple Pay. I’d love to hear how well it works, before it rolls out on my side of the pond.  If you have an iPhone or iPad on T-Mobile’s network, remember that a pretty major “dot” update is coming your way today. iOS 8.1 is expected to land within … [read full article]

Free shipping on Galaxy Note 4 store orders?

Yesterday we received information from one of our sources stating that for a limited time, customers looking to order their Galaxy Note 4′s in store (presumably where they have no stock) can get it shipped to them without incurring a delivery charge. The offer ends tomorrow, October 20th. The following memo is being sent to staff as a guide on the process. If you are a customer, it seems you have to pay … [read full article]

Network update: T-Mobile LTE Sightings in Maine, rural Illinois and Pennsylvania

I have no idea what T-Mobile’s network engineers are eating for breakfast each morning, but if I had to guess from the rate of expansion and upgrades, it’s probably Red Bull-soaked Lucky Charms and three triple espressos. These guys are working incredibly quickly. Over the past 10-14 days, I’ve received a huge number of sightings and updates from readers across the U.S. noticing LTE in new markets, in many different areas. Illinois [read full article]

T-Mobile opens up iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 pre-registration pages

T-Mobile was remarkably quiet following yesterday’s Apple event, and didn’t officially announce that it would be carrying the new iPads. Today, the pre-registration pages have gone live and you can sign up to hear as soon as the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 are available to order from T-Mobile. Of the two, the iPad mini 3 is the closest to its predecessor. Apple’s seemingly just added a Touch ID button and … [read full article]