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ZTE Quartz is a new Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch that’s coming to T-Mobile

ZTE is getting into the smartwatch game, and it’s partnering with T-Mobile on its first effort. The ZTE Quartz is now official. This Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch is launching exclusively at T-Mobile, with online availability starting April 14. Select T-Mo stores will begin stocking the Quartz one week later on April 21. ZTE’s Quartz will cost $192. In exchange for your hard-earned dollars, you’ll get a smartwatch with a round 1.4-inch 400×400 AMOLED display with … [read full article]

Unlocked Moto G5 Plus found to support T-Mobile VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling

When it comes to using unlocked devices on T-Mobile, it’s not always guaranteed that you’ll get access to T-Mo features like Wi-Fi Calling and VoLTE. The good news is that we can now add a device to the list of phones that do support those features. The Moto G5 Plus has been found to support both T-Mobile VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling. TmoNews reader Ted found that both features are supported on his Moto G5 … [read full article]

LG G6 launches today, T-Mobile offering free tablet with purchase

A little more than one month after it was announced, the LG G6 has arrived on T-Mobile’s shelves. Today is LG G6 launch day, which means that you should be able to stroll into your friendly neighborhood T-Mobile store and pick one up. You can also order online if you’re not in the mood to leave the house. Pricing for the LG G6 is set at $26 down and $26 per month for 24 … [read full article]

T-Mobile asks FCC for permission to test 3.5GHz equipment

T-Mobile has some new testing that it wants to do, according to an FCC filing. T-Mobile has asked the FCC for permission to perform tests in the 3550-3700 MHz band. Specifically, T-Mo wants to test pre-commercial equipment from April 15, 2017, to September 30, 2018. The testing will take place in Bellevue, Wash., where T-Mobile’s headquarters are located, as well as in nearby Bothell, Wash. “T-Mobile wishes to start operating in the 3550-3700 MHz band to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ receiving updates

Days after T-Mobile pushed updates to its Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, it’s begun updating another pair of Samsung phones. The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ are now receiving a security update. TmoNews reader Jean Carlos received an update on his Note 5 today that weighed in at 14.34MB. The update for the S6 edge+ is similarly small, coming in at 14.46MB. As for what’s included, the update says that it improves the … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free magazine subscription and movie rental

One day after T-Mobile Tuesday offered a free MLB.TV Premium subscription, T-Mo has revealed what it’s got in store for the next T-Mobile Tuesday. The T-Mobile Tuesday for April 11 will offer a free one-year magazine subscription. Customers can choose between 13 different magazines, including Esquire, Marie Claire, Elle, Cosmopolitan, and others. Also coming next Tuesday is a free one-night movie rental from Redbox. Next week’s grand prize winner will receive a beauty experience weekend … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge receiving March security patches

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge owners, the time to update has come again. T-Mobile is now pushing security updates to its versions of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. TmoNews reader Brook recently received a 101.74MB update on his Galaxy S6 edge that bumped his phone to software version G925TUVU5EQC2. The only item mentioned in the changelog is read “The security of your device has been improved.” After installing the update, the … [read full article]

Judge says T-Mobile must disband T-Voice employee group

Last year, a group called the Communication Workers of America (CWA) filed a complaint against T-Mobile for allegedly creating a company-controlled union. Now a judge has issued a decision on that matter. Judge Sharon Levinson Steckler, a judge for the National Labor Relations Board, has ruled that T-Mobile must put an end to T-Voice. Steckler says that T-Mobile violated union laws with T-Voice by doing things like targeting employee pain points and having managers make … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches LTE comparison map so you can compare its coverage to the other carriers

T-Mobile has long offered a coverage map so that you can get an idea of what the service will be like in your neck of the woods. Now T-Mo is making it easy to compare its own coverage against those of its competitors, too. T-Mobile has added an LTE comparison map to its website. The map is just what it sounds like, letting you compare T-Mobile’s LTE coverage to that of AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free MLB.TV Premium subscription today

Today’s the day, baseball fans. T-Mobile is now offering a free MLB.TV Premium subscription for the 2017 MLB season. You’ll need the T-Mobile Tuesdays app to get it, so if you don’t already have the app, you can get the Android version here and the iOS version here. With MLB.TV Premium, you can watch every out-of-market game for the 2017 MLB season. Also included is the choice of home or away broadcasts, live game … [read full article]