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Alcatel Idol 4 Pro leak gives another look at the upcoming Windows 10 Mobile device

Rumors have suggested that Alcatel’s Idol 4 Pro will be coming to T-Mobile to give T-Mo’s Windows 10 Mobile lineup a boost. We haven’t seen a ton of the device, but Windows 10 Mobile fans are getting a nice surprise today in the form of a new Idol 4 Pro image leak. Photos that claim to show the Alcatel Idol 4 Pro have been shared by German blog WinFuture.de. The images show a phone that … [read full article]

T-Mobile details pricing for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus trade-in deal

Following yesterday’s announcement of T-Mobile’s iPhone 7 trade-in offer, T-Mo has shed more light on the pricing details of this deal. As expected, if you trade in an iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, or 6s Plus, you can get a 32GB iPhone 7 for free after 24-month finance agreement. If you’ve got an iPhone 5s, 5, 5c, or SE, you can trade in your device and get a 32GB iPhone 7 for $250. If you’d … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 receiving September security update

Galaxy Note 5 owners, it’s time to update. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Samsung Galaxy Note 5 that bumps the phone to version N920TUVS4DPH2 and is 76.10MB. The changelog for the update only mentions that “the security of your device has been improved.” T-Mobile’s Note 5 support page hasn’t been refreshed with info on this update as of this writing. After installing the update, TmoNews readers Juan Carlos and Robert found that their Note 5s … [read full article]

T-Mobile doling out data plan upgrades to select customers

Heads up, folks, because T-Mobile is sending out data plan upgrades to select customers. Many T-Mobile customers have received a text message from T-Mobile that says that their data plan is being upgraded. The size of the upgrade varies depending on which plan you were originally on. For example, customers with 2.5GB of high-speed data each month are receiving an extra GB of data, as are customers on the 5GB plan. However, customers with a … [read full article]

T-Mobile will give you a free 32GB iPhone 7 when you trade in an iPhone 6 or newer model

UPDATE: There was an error in T-Mo’s original announcement of this promo, and so I’ve updated the post with the correct info.   Hours after Apple announced its new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, T-Mobile has come forward with its launch offer for the new smartphones. Starting Friday, Sept. 9, at 12:01 am PT, T-Mobile is offering the 32GB iPhone 7 for free when new or existing customers trade in any model of iPhone … [read full article]

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus offer upgraded cameras, new A10 Fusion processor

As expected, Apple today took the wraps off of the iPhone 7, its latest smartphone. While the iPhone 7 looks similar to the iPhone 6 before it, Apple is touting several new features of the iPhone 7. That includes a new 12-megapixel camera on the iPhone 7 that offers optical image stabilization and an f/1.8 aperture that’ll let more light onto the sensor. Meanwhile, the iPhone 7 Plus packs dual 12-megapixel rear cameras, one 56mm telephoto … [read full article]

Apple Watch Series 2 official with improved water resistance, dual-core processor

Apple held an event in San Francisco today, and the first new product shown off was the Apple Watch Series 2. The Apple Watch Series 2 is “swim-proof,” which means that it’s water resistant up to 50 meters. To compare, the original Apple Watch was only touted as “splash-proof.” To help keep water out of the Apple Watch Series 2, the device will use its speaker to eject water after your swim. Another major new feature of … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday focuses on new partner PetSmart

Following yesterday’s T-Mobile Tuesdays festivities, which included a free Subway sandwich, T-Mo has revealed what next week’s gifts will be. The T-Mobile Tuesday for September 13 will include another new member to the program: PetSmart. The retailer’s free gift will be a coupon for $7 off at PetSmart, but keep in mind that it’s only redeemable in-store this Tuesday. The other free gifts for the next T-Mobile Tuesday are regulars of the program. They include a … [read full article]

LG V20 official with dual rear cameras and Android 7.0 Nougat

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed that it will offer the LG V20 this fall. Expect more details as we get closer to launch.   We’re in the thick of flagship smartphone season once again, and today it’s LG’s turn to show off its latest offering, the V20. The LG V20 is now official, and like the V10 before it, it’s got a secondary display sitting above its main screen. This secondary display has a resolution of 160×1040. … [read full article]

Moto G4 Play coming to the U.S., Amazon offering discounted Prime Exclusive model

Earlier this year, Amazon kicked off its Prime Exclusive initiative that offers discounts on unlocked smartphones in exchange for lock screen ads and Amazon apps on the phones. Today a third phone is joining the Prime Exclusive program. The Moto G4 Play is now available for pre-order from Amazon, and its pricing starts at $99.99 for the Prime Exclusive model. With this version, you’ll see personalized ads on the lock screen of the phone as … [read full article]