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T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 receiving security update

A couple of days after the Galaxy S8 and S8+ got software updates, another Samsung smartphone has started receiving an update of its own. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Galaxy Note 5. It’s a small one, weighing in at just 24.39MB, and it includes the July 2017 security patches. As I’ve said before, security updates aren’t the most exciting things ever, but it’s important to have up-to-date security patches to keep … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leak claims to reveal the design of the upcoming flagship

Shortly after Samsung sent out invitations for its Galaxy Note 8 event, a leak has surfaced that claims to show off the design of the upcoming handset. Renders of what’s said to be the Galaxy Note 8 have been shared, showing a device that looks like a boxier Galaxy S8. There’s the same Infinity Display that’s found on the Galaxy S8, complete with slim bezels and no home button, which indicates that on-screen keys … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering $300 off iPhone 7 with trade-in, free iPhone SE

T-Mobile is kicking off the weekend with a new iPhone deal. Starting today, July 21st, you can trade in a qualifying iPhone to save $300 on a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone models that are eligible for trade-in include the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, or iPhone 6s Plus. T-Mo is also offering a free memory upgrade on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, meaning that you can get the … [read full article]

Samsung will reveal the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23

The Galaxy Note 8 is one of the most hotly anticipated smartphones of 2017, and now we know the day on which we’ll get to officially meet Samsung’s new flagship smartphone. Samsung is hosting a Galaxy Unpacked event at 11:00 am ET on August 23rd. The company isn’t saying much about what it’s got planned but there is a teaser image that we can dissect. As you can see in the image above, Samsung is … [read full article]

Moto Z2 Force specs rumored to include dual 12MP rear cameras, Snapdragon 835

It feels like it’s been awhile since a new Moto smartphone was on T-Mobile’s shelves, but that might change soon. The Moto Z2 Force is rumored to be coming to T-Mobile, and today a report claims to have spilled many of the device’s specs. Moto has equipped the Z2 Force with a 5.5-inch 2560×1440 Super AMOLED display, says VentureBeat, and the screen includes ShatterShield technology to help protect it against drops. Above that display is … [read full article]

T-Mobile says first 600MHz sites will go live in August

Today T-Mobile released its Q2 2017 earnings numbers, and inside the announcement was some big news regarding T-Mo’s 600MHz plans. T-Mobile will light up its first 600MHz sites in August. There’s no word yet on where those sites are, but now that we’re in the middle of July, it won’t be long before those sites are turned on. T-Mo also said today that at least 10MHz of 600MHz spectrum covering 1.2 million square miles will be … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds 1.3M customers in Q2 2017, marking 17th straight quarter of 1M+ adds

T-Mobile’s Q2 2017 earnings are in, and it was another big quarter for the Un-carrier. During the second quarter of 2017, T-Mobile added 1.3 million customers, marking the 17th straight quarter that T-Mo added more than 1 million subscribers in a quarter. Of the 1.3 million customers added, there were 817,000 postpaid adds, 94,000 prepaid adds, and 422,000 wholesale adds. Also of note is that postpaid churn dropped year-over-year, going from 1.27 percent in Q2 2016 … [read full article]

iOS 10.3.3 and watchOS 3.2.3 updates now available from Apple

If you’ve got an Apple device, then you’ve probably also got a software update coming your way right now. Apple today released iOS 10.3.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update is a smaller one, and Apple says that it includes bug fixes and improved security. That may not sound terribly exciting, but having a secure device that runs smoothly is important for something that you use daily, like your smartphone. This update is … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ receiving updates with security patches

Looks like Bixby Voice isn’t the only goodie that T-Mobile Galaxy S8 customers are getting today. T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its versions of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. T-Mo says that they include a UMTS 911 update, and as you can see in the screenshot below, the July 1, 2017 security patches are included as well. These updates are now rolling out and are around 130MB in size. If you’ve got … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include free T-Mo towel, mega Samsung prize bundle next week

The gifts and prizes for the final July 2017 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays have been revealed. On July 25th, T-Mobile customers can score a free T-Mobile Tuesdays towel from a T-Mo store. You can see what the towels look like in the image below. Also coming to T-Mobile subscribers next week is a free e-book from Disney Story Central, access to hotel discounts from HotelStorm, and 25 percent off regular menu-priced orders from Papa … [read full article]