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T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge receiving updates with November security patches

UPDATE: It looks like these updates did enable 256 QAM and 64 QAM on the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Qualcomm pinged me today to say that T-Mo has updated both phones to support 256 QAM for downloads and 64 QAM for uploads, and some users on Reddit are seeing increased network speeds after installing their phone’s update.   Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners, you’re getting new software updates to kickstart … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 7 update rolling out soon to limit battery charge to 60 percent

UPDATE: Samsung has confirmed this update battery-limited update. The company also explains that its recall pop-up notifications will appear every time that the Note 7 is charging, rebooted, and every time that the screen is turned on. Finally, Samsung says that nearly 85 percent of Note 7s in the US have been returned to date.   Now that the Galaxy Note 7 has been recalled and discontinued, Samsung and T-Mobile are urging Note 7 owners … [read full article]

T-Mobile and John Legere respond to recent Verizon ads, want you to help pick new T-Mo ad

T-Mobile has targeted Verizon a few times in the past, like with its Ball Buster Challenge, and now T-Mo and John Legere are going after Big Red again. T-Mobile today launched its #dontgetVerizoned campaign, which asks you to share any bad experiences you’ve had with Verizon and also vote on a new ad that T-Mo will put out. There are three ads to choose from, and you can view them all at the bottom of this post. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays giving away HotelTonight discount, Subway food next week

Following yesterday’s cruise-centric T-Mobile Tuesday, the gifts and prizes for next week have been revealed. On November 8, T-Mobile customers will get $30 off a HotelTonight booking as well as the choice of a $4 Footlong Autumn Carved Turkey sub or two free cookies from Subway. Also available will be a free movie rental from FandangoNOW. Finally, T-Mobile says that it’ll be holding a “battle of the brands” next week that’ll ask you to vote for your … [read full article]

Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 official, launching at T-Mobile on November 10 for $469.99

After leaking out more times than I can count, the Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 is now official. The Idol 4S with Windows 10 will officially launch at T-Mobile on Thursday, November 10, at a price of $469.99. Customers that buy the Idol 4S will get a bag of goodies that includes a virtual reality headset, 45-day trial of Hulu Plus, 30-day trial of Microsoft’s Groove music streaming service, and a copy of … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge getting Blue Coral color option in the US

When Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 7, it also debuted a new Blue Coral color option that combined blue front and back panels with a gold frame. That color appeared to die with the discontinuation of the Note 7, but Samsung has confirmed that Blue Coral will live on with another device. The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is officially getting a Blue Coral color option. Samsung confirmed the news today, saying that it’ll begin rolling … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Google Pixel promotion now available to Simple Choice Unlimited customers, too

Last week, T-Mobile announced its new Bring Your Own Pixel promotion that offers a $325 credit to customers that bring a Google Pixel onto T-Mobile. At the time of its announcement, the only plan that was compatible with the promo was T-Mobile One, but now another plan has been added. T-Mobile’s Bring Your Own Pixel promotion is now available to Simple Choice Unlimited customers. News of the updated BYOPixel offer began circulating on Reddit this … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 rumored to launch on November 10

Last week, T-Mobile prematurely revealed the Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10, posting images of the phone and its complete spec list on the T-Mobile website. The only details missing were the Idol 4S’s price and launch date, but now that info may have been revealed, too. T-Mobile will launch the Idol 4S with Windows 10 on Thursday, November 10, says a report from Windows Central. The Windows smartphone is expected to cost $469.99 full … [read full article]

T-Mobile Black Friday deals reportedly leak out

With Halloween today and Thanksgiving next month, we’re officially starting to get deep into the holiday season. Rather than putting on a costume or finding a good turkey recipe, though, some folks are gearing up for the big shopping holiday that is Black Friday. The good news for them is that T-Mobile’s Black Friday deals may have recently leaked. A Reddit user recently shared what they say are T-Mobile’s current plans for Black Friday deals. There … [read full article]

LG V20 now available from T-Mobile

Right on schedule, the LG V20 is available from T-Mobile. The V20 is available from T-Mobile for $49.99 down and 24 monthly payments of $30 each, or $769.99 full retail. Customers that buy the LG V20 by November 20 will receive a free pair of B&O Play H3 earphones, worth $149. To get your earphones, you’ll need to point your browser here and fill out the redemption form by December 9. LG’s V20 comes … [read full article]