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T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer free greeting card, discount at The Grommet, and more next week

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts and prizes are official, and regular offers like those from Lyft and Wendy’s have been swapped out. The T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts for December 6 will include $12 off your order at The Grommet, a website that offers all kinds of “undiscovered products” like gadgets, kitchen tools, pet toys, and a motion-activated toilet light. Other gifts for next week include a free Inkly greeting card and a free appetizer worth up to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE coming to Chicago in the first half of 2017

Back in May, we learned that T-Mobile had agreed to acquire 700MHz spectrum in Chicago that would be used for Extended Range LTE in that city. Now we’re starting to learn more about when and where that rollout will happen. T-Mobile has closed its acquisition of 700MHz spectrum from Leap Licenseco. Now that the deal is done, T-Mobile expects to deploy its Extended Range LTE coverage in Chicago in the first half of 2017. In … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge receiving security updates

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners, it’s time to update. T-Mobile is pushing security updates to its Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. TmoNews reader Ray confirmed that his Galaxy S6 has been updated with the November 1, 2016 Android security patches, and given that the S6 and S6 edge have received past updates at the same time, it’s likely that the S6 edge is getting the November security patches, … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G5 receiving its Android 7.0 Nougat update

One of the highlight features of the LG V20 is that it launched with Android 7.0 in tow, making it one of the first smartphones to launch with Nougat in tow. Now the V20’s sibling is getting a taste of Nougat, too. The LG G5 is now receiving its Android 7.0 update on T-Mobile. While T-Mo hasn’t officially updated its G5 support page with info on the update, several owners are reporting that … [read full article]

T-Mobile Cyber Monday deal offering free storage upgrades on iPhone 7 purchases

Cyber Monday is here, and with it comes a new deal from T-Mobile. T-Mobile is now offering a free storage upgrade on the iPhone 7. That means that you can get $100 off the 128GB and 256GB models, making them the same prices as the 32GB and 128GB versions, respectively. With this deal, both the 32GB and 128GB iPhone 7 models are $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $27.09, or $649.99 full price. The 256GB … [read full article]

Android 7.0 Nougat update for unlocked HTC 10 will begin rolling out on Friday

When the HTC 10 launched, T-Mobile added the device to its shelves, but HTC also offered an unlocked model that was fully compatible with T-Mo. And soon, folks that opted for the unlocked model will get a Nougat treat. HTC says that the unlocked version of the HTC 10 will begin receiving its Android 7.0 update Friday, November 25. Owners of the carrier versions of the HTC 10 will have to wait a bit … [read full article]

T-Mobile accounting is the target of an SEC complaint

The Change to Win (CtW) Investment Group today filed a complaint with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about T-Mobile and some of its recent accounting practices. CtW Investment Group works with pension funds sponsored by unions affiliated with Change to Win, a labor group that’s gone after T-Mo in the past for alleged false advertising. According to CtW Investment Group, the way that T-Mobile reports some of its metrics don’t conform to generally accepting account … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will be #GivingTuesday, T-Mo to match donations to Boys & Girls Clubs

T-Mobile today revealed what’s happening for the next edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, and it’s going to be a bit different than past weeks. Next Tuesday will be dubbed #GivingTuesday, says T-Mo, because they plan to match donations made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. You’ll be able to donate $5 by texting “Tuesday” to 20222, and T-Mobile will match all donations, up to $200,000. T-Mobile says that it’ll match the donations of anyone giving to … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces more Black Friday deals, including free flagship smartphone with trade-in

T-Mobile announced its Black Friday deals last week, but with a few days before the offers become available, T-Mo has decided to amp up its Black Friday sale. Starting Thursday, November 24, T-Mobile will give you a free flagship smartphone from Apple, Samsung, or LG when you trade in a qualifying device that you own in full. The deal will only be available this weekend and requires either a T-Mobile One or Simple Choice Unlimited … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC One M9 receiving November security update

HTC One M9 owners, another security update is coming your way. TmoNews reader Kevin reached out today to say that his HTC One M9 received its November security update. The update is software version 3.39.531.41 and weighs in at 106.7MB. After updating, the One M9 will be on the November 1, 2016 Android security patch level. It’s unclear if the HTC 10 is receiving this update, too, as T-Mobile hasn’t updated its support pages for … [read full article]