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T-Mobile offers free calling and texting to France following Paris attacks

Following the horrific attacks in Paris, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making calling and texting to and from the US (including Puerto Rico) and France free for all Simple Choice postpaid customers. Communications between the US and France will be free from November 13 through November 15. If you do reach out to someone in France, note that you’ll see regular charges on your bill, … [read full article]

MetroPCS customer info made vulnerable to hackers by website security flaw

At the start of October, it was announced that Experian had suffered a data breach that exposed the personal data of 15 million people who had applied for T-Mobile service. Now it’s been revealed that T-Mobile prepaid brand MetroPCS was recently involved in a security issue of its own. Two security researchers recently discovered a bug with the payment page on MetroPCS’s website that … [read full article]

Samsung Gear VR will arrive at T-Mobile on November 27

Samsung has been working hard on its Gear VR virtual reality headset, teaming with Oculus on the device and offering a couple of developer-focused models in the past in order to make sure that Gear VR is ready for consumer use. Now Samsung is gearing up to launch the consumer edition of Gear VR, and T-Mobile has announced that you’ll be able to buy one from them. The Samsung Gear … [read full article]

T-Mobile Simple Choice Amped plan pricing details

UPDATE: John Legere sent out a handful of Tweets tonight to try and more clearly explain the new Simple Choice Amped plans. He confirms that current customers can keep their plans and get Binge On video optimization or switch to the new Simple Choice Amped plans and get additional data. Additionally, T-Mobile has told me that its limited time fourth line free promo applies to all plans. So, for … [read full article]

iPad Pro will arrive at T-Mobile on November 18, here are the pricing details


After confirming earlier this week that it will sell the iPad Pro through JUMP! On Demand, T-Mobile today revealed exactly when it’ll start selling Apple’s big ol’ tablet and how much it’ll cost when it does go on sale. The iPad Pro will be available online and in participating T-Mobile stores starting Wednesday, November 18. You’ll have two options when it comes to paying for the ginormous iPad. First … [read full article]

Binge On will let T-Mobile customers stream video without using their high-speed data allotment

UPDATE: One note about Binge On and Data Stash is that if you want to use Binge On, a 20GB limit will be imposed on your Data Stash. If having an unlimited Data Stash is more important than Binge On’s free video streaming, you can opt out of the 20GB Data Stash limit here. Thanks to Chuck E Cheese and @madhatman for the heads-up!   Un-carrier X is … [read full article]

T-Mobile amps up Simple Choice with double data, Family Match

UPDATE: I’ve added a graphic below that should help to clear up these new Simple Choice Amped plans. They’ll be available starting November 15. UPDATE 2: I’ve confirmed with T-Mobile that unlimited customers that switch to the the unlimited plan on November 15 will get the 14GB of hotspot usage. T-Mo says: “Customers currently on the Unlimited Simple Choice plan will have to choose to switch over to the new plan. Those who enroll for … [read full article]

Here’s how you can watch the T-Mobile Un-carrier X event live

Today’s the day that Un-carrier X will be announced, and while the rumor mill has some ideas of what T-Mobile’s next Un-carrier move might be, nothing is official until Magenta says it is. You can watch John Legere and Co. reveal the Un-carrier X move live thanks to a livestream that’ll happen on Ustream.TV. The event will officially kick off at 11:00 am PT/2:00 pm ET. … [read full article]