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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will launch at T-Mobile on September 3 with high-res display, 5.6mm-thick body

Last week, T-Mobile expanded its Android tablet lineup with the Samsung Galaxy Tab A, an affordable and somewhat entry-level slate. Now T-Mo is going to follow that up with something a bit higher-end. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will launch at T-Mobile on September 3 at a price of $0 down, 23 monthly payments of $27.09, and 1 payment of $26.92. … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off new two-day back to school sale

T-Mobile is no stranger to short, flash-style sales, and today Big Magenta kicked off another sale that’s going to last just two days. The Class Is In Session sale offers discounts on a handful of Android devices, ranging from top-end flagships to entry-level hardware. Here’s the list of phones that are included with T-Mobile’s back to school promo: Samsung Galaxy S6: Enter DEAL80OFF at checkout and you’ll … [read full article]

Samsung’s Ultimate Test Drive lets iPhone users try a T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge+

Last year, T-Mobile launched its Test Drive that allowed anyone to try out the Magenta network with an iPhone 5s for 7 days. Now Samsung has launched a similar test drive promotion of its own. Samsung’s Ultimate Test Drive promotion is now live, letting iPhone owners try out a Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, or Galaxy S6 edge for 30 days. When you … [read full article]

Beatport and T-Mobile team up to offer ‘T-Mobile Backstage’ hub with free music, ticket giveaways

T-Mobile and Beatport have teamed up several times in the past, including getting Beatport to be a part of Music Freedom and giving away 250,000 downloads of a Zedd single. Now the two companies have come together a third time for an exclusive offer for Magenta Army members. Electronic music streaming service Beatport is now offering a special hub in its app and website called T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile selling new Tile locator accessory, John Legere giving away 50 units

Ever heard of Tile? The company makes small Bluetooth tags that you can use to help locate your lost phone or keys, and today it introduced the new version of its product, the second generation Tile. The updated Tile includes several new goodies, such as the ability to double-tap the “e” button on the Tile to ring your lost phone, so long as it’s within the 100-foot Bluetooth range. You can … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice shows its physical keyboard ahead of rumored November launch

If you’re interested in BlackBerry’s oft-rumored Android slider phone, you’ll be happy to learn that a new image may give us a clear look at the place where your thumbs may call home later this year. A newly-leaked image of the BlackBerry Slider shows the device’s screen slid up, which exposes the device’s physical keyboard for all to see. The QWERTY looks a bit flat, but that’s to be expected … [read full article]

T-Mobile improves in latest RootMetrics US network report, but wins 0 national awards

RootMetrics today released its First Half 2015 US Mobile Network Performance Review, which ranks the US carriers based on performance across the country. During its testing, RootMetrics says that it drove 237,506 miles across the US to collect around 6.1 million test samples. RootMetrics’ overall performance winner for the first half of 2015 was Verizon, scoring a 94.5 out of 100. AT&T scored 91.8, Sprint … [read full article]