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Next T-Mobile Tuesday includes JackThreads discount, grand prize trip to NYC

The next T-Mobile Tuesday will bring with it another new partner. Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday, which is happening on Sept. 20, will include 25 percent off at JackThreads and free shipping. You’ll also be able to get a one-year digital subscription to Wired Magazine. Rounding out the free gifts are a free $15 Lyft credit and a free small Wendy’s Frosty. The prizes for next week all come from Jack Threads. The grand prize winner … [read full article]

Samsung says 500,000 Galaxy Note 7 replacements have arrived in the US

If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7 that you’re waiting to exchange, you should be able to get your replacement tomorrow. Samsung has announced that 500,000 replacement Galaxy Note 7 devices have arrived in the US and that they’ll be available at carriers and retailers by tomorrow, Sept. 21. You might be able to get one today, though, as TmoNews reader ALL_MEDIA215 got a replacement Note 7 today, complete with a square on its … [read full article]

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray shares some early 5G trial results

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today appeared at a meeting of the Competitive Carriers Association, and while there wasn’t a ton of new info shared, Ray has shared some interesting 5G tidbits. T-Mobile has been performing some 5G trials with companies like Nokia, Ericsson, and Samsung, and now Ray has shared some of those results. For example, T-Mo achieved speeds of up to 12Gbps with latency under 2 milliseconds, which is pretty speedy. Other … [read full article]

T-Mobile previews Q3 2016 results, including number of customers taken from other carriers

Ahead of its full Q3 2016 results announcement in late October, T-Mobile today gave us a preview of its report by sharing some customer numbers. T-Mobile says that as of the first half of September, it had 753,000 postpaid phone net adds and 650,000 prepaid net adds for Q3 2016. Nearly 400,000 customers switched from AT&T during the quarter, while Sprint lost nearly 300,000 to T-Mo and Verizon lost more than 250,000 of its customers to … [read full article]

Google’s upcoming Pixel phones shown in clear photos as Google confirms Oct. 4 event

One month after Google’s new Pixel phone leaked in black, both the Pixel and its larger Pixel XL sibling have appeared again, but in a new color. Photos that show the front and back of the Pixel and Pixel XL have been leaked by Android Police. These are the aluminum versions of the phones, which have silver backs and white fronts. Save for the color difference, these two phones look pretty similar to the device … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales may resume Oct. 21, same day that LG V20 is rumored to launch

Now that the Galaxy Note 7 has been officially recalled, it’s also been pulled from T-Mobile’s shelves, with its product page now showing all models as out of stock. And according to a new report, it could be a while before the Note 7 is available once again. According to a report from VentureBeat, U.S. carriers will resume sales of the Galaxy Note 7 on Friday, October 21. This applies to new sales of … [read full article]

Samsung’s safe Galaxy Note 7 devices will have green battery icon

When Samsung and the U.S. CPSC officially announced their Galaxy Note 7 recall last week, an online IMEI checker was launched so that consumers could determine if their Note 7 was one of the potentially dangerous models. Now Samsung has revealed two more ways that people can determine if they’ve got a new Note 7. Samsung will use a green battery icon on the new, safe Galaxy Note 7 units. The green battery indicator … [read full article]

Report: T-Mobile customers use apps on cellular more than those on other U.S. carriers

With many different data plans out there, consumers may use their phones differently, with some sticking mostly to Wi-Fi while others use cellular without a care. A new report that recently came out aimed to find out how subscribers across the major four U.S. carriers are using the apps on their devices. A report from FierceWireless and consulting firm P3 shows that T-Mobile customers use their apps far more on cellular than customers of the other … [read full article]

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus launch at T-Mobile today

The latest flagship smartphones have arrived: Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have arrived. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are landing on store shelves today, both in T-Mobile’s stores and in Apple’s. Pre-order units are being delivered starting today, too, so if you got up early last week to reserve yourself a new iPhone, you might see one on your doorstep today. T-Mobile says that its stores will have limited inventory[read full article]

Update to fix iOS 10 connectivity issues on T-Mobile now available

Well, that didn’t take long. Following reports from iOS owners who were having cellular connectivity issues after updating to iOS 10, Apple and T-Mobile have pushed out a new update to resolve the issue. Several Reddit users have confirmed that they’ve received Carrier Update 25.2 and that it fixes the connectivity issues that they were having. If you aren’t already on iOS 10, you can now update by going to Settings > General > Software … [read full article]