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T-Mobile will begin pushing update to kill Galaxy Note 7 today

If you’re still using a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, your time with the device is about to come to an end. Today’s the day that T-Mobile will begin pushing an update to its Galaxy Note 7 that’ll prevent the phone from charging. The update will also include a notification with info about Samsung’s Note 7 recall and steps you should take to return the device. The update is version N930TUVU2APL2. Anyone still using a … [read full article]

OnePlus 2 getting OxygenOS 3.5.5 update with VoLTE support and other improvements

If you’re using a OnePlus 2 on T-Mobile, you’re going to want to keep an eye out for a new update that’s now rolling out. OnePlus has announced an OxygenOS 3.5.5 update for the OnePlus 2. One of the most notable features of this update is that it adds VoLTE support “for select carriers”. OnePlus doesn’t specify which carriers’ VoLTE the OnePlus 2 now supports, and the company hasn’t responded to my questions about the … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts include a $2 movie ticket and a Wendy’s Frosty

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays goodies are official. The T-Mobile Tuesdays for December 27 will include three gifts for subscribers. There’s an offer for a $2 movie ticket good for any movie. This offer is valid this Tuesday only, and because there’s a Fandango logo on the T-Mobile Tuesdays site, it seems likely that the deal will be good for tickets purchased through Fandango. Other gifts coming next week include a free small Frosty from Wendy’s and $15 to … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off buy one, get one free deal on Samsung Galaxy smartphones

With T-Mobile’s latest offer, anyone looking for a last-minute holiday gift can get something for a loved one and a little something for themselves, too. T-Mobile today launched a Samsung Galaxy buy one, get one free promotion. With it, customers can get a Samsung Galaxy smartphone for free when they purchase one. Here are the smartphones that qualify: Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Samsung … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Nexus 9 to Android 7.1.1

If you’re using a Nexus 9 on T-Mobile, there’s a new update coming your way that you’ll want to keep an eye out for. T-Mobile has announced that it’s pushing Android 7.1.1 to its Nexus 9. The update also includes December’s security patches and unspecified bug fixes. This update became available earlier this week, so if you haven’t already gotten it on your Nexus 9, you should see it soon. You can also check for … [read full article]

T-Mobile One Plus is now offered in two versions

After originally launching back in September, T-Mobile One Plus today underwent a big split. T-Mobile One Plus is now two different add-ons. The regular T-Mobile One Plus costs $15 per line per month, down from the $25 per month price of the original One Plus. It includes unlimited Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi, double the international data speeds (256Kbps), voicemail to text, Name ID, and unlimited HD Day Passes for high-quality video streaming. Then there’s T-Mobile One … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s next Un-carrier move will be revealed on January 5

It’s official: T-Mobile’s next Un-carrier move is coming January 5. T-Mobile today announced a press conference at 11:00 am on January 5, 2017. The event, which is taking place at CES in Las Vegas, is clearly labeled an Un-carrier event. As for what’s next, that’s still a mystery. T-Mobile did drop a teaser video for the #UncarrierNEXT event, and in it CEO John Legere says “Everybody’s been asking for this one. You’re gonna love what’s next.” … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 receiving November security update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed that updates are now rolling out to the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. In addition to the November security patches, both phones are receiving domestic data roaming improvements.   A couple of weeks after the Galaxy Note 5 received a software update, it’s the Galaxy Note 4’s turn for an update. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to Galaxy Note 4 phones that weighs in at 60.38MB in … [read full article]

T-Mobile employees pressured to add unwanted services to customers’ plans, new report claims

After targeting T-Mobile with a complaint to the SEC last month, labor group Change to Win (CtW) is going after T-Mo again. CtW has filed a complaint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, alleging that T-Mobile sales associates are pressured to add unwanted services to customers’ plans in order to meet sales targets. The group surveyed T-Mobile employees and customers, including online polls of nearly 500 current or recently-separated T-Mo employees and customers in five … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere voted most powerful executive in US telecom industry

John Legere has accomplished quite a bit in his time as CEO of T-Mobile, and now he’s got another achievement to add to that list. Legere has been voted the most powerful executive in the US telecommunications industry. The voting was hosted by FierceWireless, who has been running a bracket-style tournament over the past week and tallying reader votes to determine the most powerful exec in US telecom. Over the past week, Legere has beat … [read full article]