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iPad mini 4 now available from T-Mobile’s online shop ahead of in-store launch

UPDATE: T-Mobile tells me that the pricing on its website is incorrect. The actual pricing is $0 down, 23 payments of $22.09, and 1 payment of $21.85. Also, as JLV90 points out, the iPad mini 4 doesn’t include band 12 LTE support. Its LTE band support includes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41.   The iPhone 6s … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice shows off its Android-powered software in latest leak

The BlackBerry Venice is expected to launch on T-Mobile — and other US carriers — this November, but we’ve gotten a pretty good look at it ahead of time thanks to the rumor mill. Today we’re getting another peek at the device, with a focus on its software. The latest batch of BlackBerry Venice photos show off several aspects of its Android software, which appears to … [read full article]

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus official, will launch September 25 with band 12 LTE support

UPDATE: Apple’s iPhone 6s specs page confirms the device’s band 12.   Exactly one year after the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, Apple has introduced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. As their names suggest, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are refreshed versions of last year’s iPhone models rather than totally new hardware. That doesn’t mean that things are totally … [read full article]

Microsoft Lumia 640 and LG G Pad F 8.0 coming to T-Mobile on June 17

We’ve been wondering about the official launch date for T-Mobile’s Microsoft Lumia 640 for some time, and now we finally have evidence from one of our sources. T-Mo communicated to staff that the long-awaited budget Windows Phone will be arriving on store shelves in time for a June 17 launch. And it’s not coming along. LG’s G Pad 8.0 tablet will be released in Magenta-flavor on the same day. [read full article]

List: All current T-Mobile 700MHz band 12 LTE compatible smartphones

It’s been over a year since T-Mobile acquired its first 700MHz spectrum from Verizon. Since then, it’s been picking up airwaves across the country from a number of smaller independent companies. More importantly, we now officially have a handful of markets where the network is alive and kicking. For those who still might not know what all the fuss over band 12 is … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G4 available to order from tomorrow, May 27

T-Mobile finally announced a concrete release date for its LG G4. In a press announcement today, the carrier stated that it will open up early online orders from tomorrow, May 27th. Those wanting to be the first to get hold of the device will be able to place their orders from 6am Pacific/9am Eastern with $0 down an 24 monthly payments of $24.99 on EIP. That’s a full retail price of $599.76. And … [read full article]

Buying an LG G4? Claim an extra battery, 32GB Micro SD card and a cradle

Anyone planning on buying an LG G4 when it eventually lands on T-Mobile store shelves will be glad to know that the Korean tech company is running an awesome promotion for U.S. customers. While supplies last, customers buying the G4 from authorized retailers will be able to claim back an extra battery, a 32GB Micro SD card and a battery charging cradle. Pretty sweet deal, right? Here’s the low-down: Customers in the U.S. … [read full article]

YotaPhone 2 lands in the US, and it’s compatible with all three T-Mobile LTE bands

The list of promising SIM-free unlocked phones in the U.S. is growing. Its most recent addition is a phone I’ve managed to spend some time with a while back: YotaPhone 2. It’s an intriguing Android device with two displays. The front one is your usual HD AMOLED panel, while the back uses E-Ink technology and is perfect for reading e-books or just having a permanent status screen. Until yesterday, the device was only … [read full article]