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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]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to and from Nice, France

Following the terror attack Nice, France earlier today, T-Mobile has made it free for its customers to reach out to loved ones in the area. T-Mobile says that its Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers can call and text from the U.S. to Nice, France, for free. This offer also applies to MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family mobile customers. Additionally, T-Mobile customers in the Nice, France, area will have their roaming fees for calls … [read full article]

Next T-Mobile Tuesday will include unlimited Pokémon Go data for one year

Pokémon Go has been taking the world by storm, driving Android and iPhone users to scour their neighborhoods for a Pikachu or Dragonite. Now T-Mobile is getting in on the Pokémon Go action, too. The next T-Mobile Tuesday (July 19) will include Pokémon Go as one of the gifts. Specifically, T-Mobile will be giving customers unlimited data for use with Pokémon Go for a full year, meaning that it’ll last until August 2017. This offer will … [read full article]

Nexus 5X sale drops price of 32GB model to $234.99

UPDATE: There seems to be a redirect issue with this site and Newegg Flash that sends anyone that clicks this post’s links to the main Newegg page instead of the Newegg flash one. The issue is being looked into, but for now, go to flash.newegg.com to see this Nexus 5X deal.   If you’re looking for an affordable way to be one of the first to get Android Nougat, Newegg has the deal for you. On … [read full article]

T-Mobile writes to FCC regarding wireless competition, slams other carriers in the process

The FCC’s annual report on the state of mobile wireless competition is coming up, and in advance of the report, T-Mobile has filed a letter to the FCC to comment on the wireless industry. In its filing, T-Mobile managed to say that the wireless industry is competitive while also talking up its actions and slamming those of the other carriers. T-Mo explains that ever since its first Un-carrier move three years ago, the other carriers have … [read full article]

Alcatel Idol 4S offers 5.5-inch QHD screen and VR headset, pricing set at $349.99

The battle of the affordable flagship smartphones has been heating up lately thanks to the likes of the OnePlus 3 and ZTE Axon 7, and now another entrant is getting ready to fight. The Alcatel Idol 4S will be available for pre-order in the U.S. on July 15 at 8:00 am PT/11:00 am ET. Pricing will be set at $349.99, which will get you the Idol 4S, the packaging that doubles as a virtual … [read full article]