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Some T-Mobile customers experiencing connectivity issues following iOS 10 update

UPDATE 2: A fix is now available. If you’ve already updated to iOS 10, you can get the fix by going into Settings > General > About. UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed the issue on Twitter and is urging its iPhone customers to hold off on updating to iOS 10. T-Mo says that Apple is working on a fix that should be available in 24-48 hours. Until then, anyone that’s already updated to iOS 10 … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 includes LTE band 66 support

The LG V20 has several features that make it worth paying attention to, including a removable battery and microSD card combo, a dual rear camera system, and a high-end spec list. Turns out that there’s another feature that makes it attractive that LG didn’t mention in its announcement of the V20. FCC documents have revealed that the LG V20 on T-Mobile (and other carriers) will support LTE band 66. This is notable because it makes the … [read full article]

T-Mobile responds to AT&T’s upcoming 2G shutdown with free service for IoT customers

T-Mobile is no stranger to poking fun at the other major U.S. competitors and the moves that they make, and today T-Mo is putting AT&T in its sights. T-Mobile says that it’s “throwing a lifeline” to AT&T Internet of Things (IoT) customers but offering them free 2G service through the end of 2016. This includes up to 50MB per device per month and free SIM cards. If you’re an AT&T customer that’s interested in migrating your … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free food and prizes from Buffalo Wild Wings

Get ready for another new T-Mobile Tuesdays partner next week. The T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts for Sept. 20 will include a free snack size order of wings at Buffalo Wild Wings. This offer is dine-in only, so you’ll have to sit down at your friendly neighborhood B-Dubs to get your free food. Other gifts next week include a free VUDU movie rental and a free $15 credit for Lyft. Next week’s grand prize is an Ultimate Sports … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 10 and watchOS 3 updates

UPDATE: Some folks are seeing their iOS devices get bricked when installing the iOS 10 update. Apple says that the problem is now resolved, but if it affected you, it’s recommending that you follow these steps to connect to iTunes on your computer to complete the update.   As expected, Apple is now pushing iOS 10 and watchOS 3 to the public after several beta releases. Both are significant updates for their respective platforms. On … [read full article]

T-Mobile touts iPhone 7 sales records, including most single-day sales

Apparently consumers are fans of the iPhone 7 and T-Mobile’s iPhone Trade-Up offer. T-Mobile says that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have broken pre-order records, with the two devices getting nearly four times as many pre-orders from Friday, Sept. 9, through Monday compared to the next most popular iPhone. T-Mo also notes that on Friday, the iPhone 7 set a single-day sales record for any phone in T-Mobile’s history. The iPhone 7 also … [read full article]

U.S. CPSC urges consumers to stop using Note 7 as it works with Samsung on formal recall

If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7, you should stop using it, according to the U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commissions. The U.S. CPSC points to recent reports of Note 7 phones catching fire “while charging and during normal use,” and so the agency says that owners should power down their phones. The CPSC says that it’s working with Samsung to announce a formal recall of the Note 7 — Samsung announced its own replacement … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Samsung teaming up for 5G trials

We already know that T-Mobile is testing 5G this year and that it’s working with Ericsson and Nokia for its testing. Now another company has revealed that it’s teaming up with T-Mo to test 5G. Samsung has announced that it’s collaborating with T-Mobile on 5G demos and lab tests. This testing includes outdoor trials of T-Mo’s 28GHz (mmWave) spectrum and Samsung’s 5G proof of concept system, and in early 2017, more tests with Samsung’s pre-commercial … [read full article]

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus now available for pre-order

Following Apple’s big event and T-Mobile’s iPhone Trade-Up announcement, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are now available for pre-order. As expected, pre-orders went live when the calendar switched over to Sept. 9. T-Mobile’s product pages for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are now live, and they’ve got big magenta “Pre-order” buttons waiting for your click. Of course, you can also pre-order right now by calling customer service at (877) 533-2533. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile One promo will give you a fourth line for free

After teasing a T-Mobile One promo yesterday, T-Mo has now fully detailed the offer. Starting today, Sept. 8, customers can sign up for a T-Mobile One family plan of four and pay $140 per month with Auto Pay. That’s $20 less than it’d normally cost for a family of four on T-Mobile One, so you’re getting the fourth line for free. This promo is available in T-Mobile stores, by calling 611 or 1-877-533-2533, or through … [read full article]