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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]

Samsung launches Bixby Voice for the Galaxy S8 in the U.S.

After missing out on the Galaxy S8’s U.S. launch, Bixby Voice is finally ready to go. Samsung says that Bixby Voice is now available in the U.S. To get it, Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners need to update the app to the latest version. Bixby Voice is fully integrated with core Samsung apps, with support for other native apps and third-party apps coming via Bixby Labs. You can launch the assistant by saying “Hi Bixby” … [read full article]

Moto E4 launching at MetroPCS on July 31st

MetroPCS’s smartphone lineup doesn’t currently include any Motorola hardware, but that’ll change soon. The Moto E4 will launch at MetroPCS on July 31st. Its suggested retail price will be $129, but MetroPCS customers can snag one for $49 plus tax after instant rebate. Switchers can get the Moto E4 from MetroPCS for even less. Metro says that for a limited time, switchers can get the Moto E4 for $0 (though they do have to pay … [read full article]

T-Mobile touts fastest LTE download speeds, says 600MHz phones from Samsung and LG coming soon

T-Mobile’s got some network news to share. T-Mo says that, according to its analysis of national LTE results of Ookla Speedtest data, it’s got the fastest download speeds in the U.S. T-Mobile had an average of 26.9Mbps, while AT&T had 23.0Mbps and Verizon had 22.7Mbps. Sprint finished below 20Mbps, and so T-Mo decided to not include it in its graph. Also included in today’s announcement is that, according to crowd-sourced data, T-Mobile’s LTE availability is at 91.5 percent. … [read full article]

Samsung now offering Galaxy S8 Buy One, Get One deal with trade-in

Another Buy One, Get One deal on the Samsung Galaxy S8 has launched. Samsung today kicked off another BOGO deal on the Galaxy S8. With this offer, you can buy a Galaxy S8 at full retail price and get a second Galaxy S8 for free with trade-in. You can also get a Galaxy S8+ for your second device, but you’ll still owe $100 on it after Samsung’s trade-in credit. The devices that qualify for trade … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free National Geographic eBook, movie rental

The gifts and prizes for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday have been revealed. For the July 18th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a free digital copy of National Geographic’s Guide to National Parks, 10 free 4×6 photo prints and two 5×7 enlargements from the FreePrints app (available on Android and iOS), and free access to HotelStorm, which offers discounted hotels. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a free movie rental or purchase … [read full article]

T-Mobile completes Narrowband IoT tests, partners with Las Vegas for IoT projects

After opening T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas last year, T-Mo today announced that it’s making another move in that city. T-Mobile is partnering with the City of Las Vegas to deploy Internet of Things (IoT) in the city. This comes following T-Mobile’s successful Narrowband IoT field tests on a live commercial network, something that T-Mobile says it’s the first carrier in North America to have done. These Narrowband IoT tests, which were conducted in partnership … [read full article]

LG appears set to debut V30 on August 31

One day after images that claimed to show the design of the LG V30 leaked out, LG appears to be sending out invitations to the device’s official reveal. LG is sending “Save the Dates” for an event on August 31 in Berlin, Germany. The invitation looks like a tall 2:1 display and includes whats looks to be a “V” on its wallpaper. While LG isn’t coming right out and saying what it has planned for … [read full article]

New Google Pixel XL 2017 leak claims to give us a look at the phone’s updated design

Looks like the LG V30 isn’t the only LG-made flagship that’s leaking out today. New renders have been shared that claim to show the design of Google’s Pixel XL for 2017, codenamed Taimen. Shared by Android Police, this Pixel XL 2017 is said to be manufactured by LG, a change from last year when both Pixel models were made by HTC. This Pixel XL 2017 shares some design elements with last year’s Pixel XL, … [read full article]