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Apple Pay makes its way to T-Mobile

Apple updated its “Where to use Apple Pay” page this morning with a list of ten new locations you can use its contact-less payment system. And among those ten new merchants, is T-Mobile. The carrier joins companies like Gamestop, Acme, Firehouse Subs and Rubio’s among others as the latest to join Cupertino’s payment revolution. And with Apple Watch coming very soon, T-Mo couldn’t have chosen a better … [read full article]

T-Mobile making minor adjustments to its credit requirements for EIP

If you’ve listened in on any of T-Mobile’s earnings calls this year, a recurring theme is the quality of customers the carrier is attracting. At least it is during the Q&A section. For Wall Street to be confident in TMUS stock, it needs to be confident that the millions of customers signing up to join #TeamMagenta are generating income for the company. But it’s not just about Wall Street. T-Mobile doesn’t want to … [read full article]

T-Mo offering $30 off Samsung products, including the Note 4

T-Mobile has recently kicked off a new Postseason sale on its online store, discounting a wide range of Samsung products by $30. The list includes virtually all the most recent and popular Android-powered devices. Using promo code ‘BASEBALL30’ at checkout you get $30 off the following devices until October 28: Galaxy Note 4 – $719.76 after discount Galaxy Note 3 – $486.96 after discount Galaxy S5 – $579.60 after discount Galaxy S4 – … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPad Air 2 pre-order availability limited to 16GB models, integrated Apple SIM locked [Update]

An internal memo doing the rounds at T-Mobile reveals a couple of interesting tidbits regarding the upcoming pre-orders for Apple’s next generation iPad Air. As revealed earlier today, the pre-orders will launch tomorrow, with an expected shipping date of October 29th. But, unless you’re planning on pre-ordering a 16GB you could be in for a … [read full article]

Complaints of “forced” JUMP! additions point to same old weakness in sales culture

I’ll start of this post by saying one thing: I used to be a sales person. I worked for two different companies in the UK. I’ve seen practices very similar to what I’ve been reading about this morning in real life. So this is in no way an attack on T-Mo, but more on the culture that’s grown within the retail and sales arena. I’m in a country thousands of miles away, and … [read full article]

Up to $50 off all T-Mobile iPhones from tomorrow

T-Mobile sent out notices to staff today informing them that iPhone pricing is set to change. From tomorrow, Aug 27, iPhone device only pricing will drop by up to $50. Included in the price drop are all models of the current iPhone range plus any older models stores might still have in stock. So far, we’re yet to see any specific pricing on individual models and devices, but the “up to $50” in the … [read full article]

Masked gunmen rob T-Mobile store in NW Harris County, make off with $30k in devices

Whenever I’ve written in the past about stores being robbed – whether they’re Apple or T-Mobile stores – it’s almost always been a case of smash and grab, in which nothing much is taken, and no one got hurt. I was taken aback then, when I read a report over at the Houston Chronicle detailing a robbery at a Harris County T-Mobile store at 11260 West FM 1960. At 1:20pm local time on … [read full article]

T-Mobile retail undergoing changes this month: New uniforms and mobile POS systems

We’ve received various tips this month regarding T-Mobile’s upcoming changes to its retail stores. Primarily, they revolve around a new uniform for the company’s staff. Instead of wearing smart black “dress” pants/slacks, staff will be required to wear black or blue jeans. In one of our sources own words: “They are traditional “work-specific” jeans, so no tears, cuts, fade, studs, etc. Needs to fit properly around waist and be proper … [read full article]

25% off accessories on T-Mobile.com, with $1 from each purchase donated to charity

Just a short-ish post to let you guys know T-Mobile is running a promotion this month on through its online retail store. Using code ‘HEART25’ you can grab 25% off accessories purchased. The deal includes a wide variety of gizmos, from chargers through speakers and everything in between. Head on over to T-Mobile’s page to check it out in more detail and order. As well as getting money off accessories for … [read full article]