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T-Mobile LG V20 launching October 28 with LTE band 66 support, free Beoplay H3 headphones

Lots of folks have been clamoring for a release date for the T-Mobile LG V20 lately, and now we’ve finally got a date for those people to circle on their calendar. The LG V20 will launch at T-Mobile on October 28. Unfortunately, T-Mo isn’t quite ready to talk pricing for the V20, saying that that info will be announced “closer to launch.” One thing that T-Mobile did reveal today is that everyone who buys an … [read full article]

T-Mobile sells Walmart Family Mobile to TracFone

Walmart Family Mobile launched as a prepaid mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) using T-Mobile’s network way back in 2010. Now, six years later, it’s got a new owner. T-Mobile has confirmed that it’s sold Walmart Family Mobile to TracFone. Terms of the deal weren’t given. Navigating to the Terms & Conditions page on Walmart Family Mobile’s site confirms the deal, too. The second sentence on the page reads “Your agreement for wireless service branded … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 once again available from T-Mobile

As expected, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is once again available from T-Mobile. The Note 7 has reappeared in T-Mobile’s online store, complete with a note confirming that these the safe, non-recalled units. The full note says: “The Galaxy Note7 was recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on September 9th. This Galaxy Note7 has been approved by the CPSC for all purchases and exchanges.” All three Note 7 colors — Black Onyx, … [read full article]

T-Mobile packaging for Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 shown in leaked photo

Leaks and rumors have suggested that Alcatel’s Idol 4 Pro is coming to T-Mobile to expand T-Mo’s Windows 10 Mobile lineup. There’s still be no official word from T-Mobile or Alcatel about the device, but today a new leak has arrived that supports the rumors of an Idol 4 Pro release on T-Mo. A new photo claims to show T-Mobile’s box for the Alcatel Idol 4 Pro. The image, shared by’s Roland Quandt, … [read full article]

Google Pixel and Pixel XL now official

After appearing in countless leaks over the past month or two, Google’s new Pixel phones are now official. Google today introduced the Pixel and Pixel XL, which are touted as being “made by Google” and feature Google branding. The phones launched by Google over the past several years have used the “Nexus” brand in collaboration with other manufacturers, but these new phones carry the “Pixel” brand that’s been used for only a few high-end devices that … [read full article]

T-Mobile experiencing intermittent calling issues

UPDATE: Well, that was fast. Neville Ray says that the calling issues have been solved. Carry on about your day!   T-Mobile and other carriers are having some calling issues today. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray and CEO John Legere confirmed this morning that T-Mo is experiencing “intermittent calling issues” from a third-party landline voice provider. This issue isn’t isolated to T-Mobile, though, as Ray says that all carriers are being impacted. Intermittent calling issues from a 3rd … [read full article]

T-Mobile to prioritize on-device data over tethering data during network congestion

UPDATE: T-Mobile today reached out to clarify that this prioritization went into effect on September 8, shortly after the launch of T-Mobile One.   If you ever use your smartphone as a mobile hotspot, then you’ll want to pay attention to the news that T-Mobile quietly revealed today. T-Mobile is now sending emails to customers saying that it’s “putting your on-device experience first” by prioritizing on-device data over Smartphone Mobile HotSpot data. T-Mo does say that this … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to countries affected by Hurricane Matthew

With Hurricane Matthew expected to strike Haiti, Cuba, and other Caribbean countries in the coming days, T-Mobile is making sure that you can keep in contact with any loved ones you may have in the storm’s path. T-Mobile is making it free to call and text from the US to areas affected by Hurricane Matthew, including the Bahamas, Bermuda, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, and Turks & Caicos. Any T-Mobile customers in Bahamas, Bermuda, Haiti, Jamaica and Turks … [read full article]

T-Mobile will resume Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales on October 5

The Galaxy Note 7 has been missing from T-Mobile’s shelves for a while now following the device’s recall, which means that anyone that’s not exchanging a recalled unit have been unable to get a Note 7 from T-Mo. That’ll change this week. T-Mobile has announced that it’ll resume sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 this Wednesday, October 5. That includes both online and in-store sales. Before it was pulled from T-Mobile shelves, the … [read full article]