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T-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10

Heads up, folks, because T-Mobile has announced a fee change that’s going to affect some T-Mo customers. Starting June 10, 2017, the Regulatory Programs & Telco Recovery Fee for select T-Mobile accounts will increase. The cost will go from $2.71 to $3.18 for voice lines, while data lines will see their fee increase from $0.98 to $1.16. This change doesn’t affect T-Mobile customers on a T-Mobile One plan with taxes and fees included. It does … [read full article]

T-Mobile executives talk merger, say Sprint is a logical partner

There’s been lots of speculation regarding a Sprint-T-Mobile merger lately, including news that Sprint and SoftBank have started informal talks about a deal with T-Mo parent company Deutsche Telekom. Now T-Mobile itself has chimed in on the matter. During an investors conference earlier today, T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter said that he expects merger talks to happen now that the FCC’s 600MHz auction and its quiet period have ended. “It’s not a question of will talks … [read full article]

Android O Beta Program launches for Nexus and Pixel devices

Nearly two months after launching an Android O Developer Preview, Google is letting us regular folks try Android O, too. Google today launched the Android O Beta Program, giving owners of select devices the chance to try Android O before it launches to the public later this year. The devices that are eligible for the Android O Beta Program include the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player. If you’ve … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday includes free pizza, Shell gas discount

One of the original T-Mobile Tuesday gifts was free pizza, but that offer was later swapped out after overwhelming demand. Next week, pizza returns to T-Mobile Tuesday, but this time it’ll come from a different source. The May 23rd edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays will include a free one-topping personal pizza from Chuck E. Cheese’s. T-Mo customers can also get $0.25 off a gallon of gas (up to 20 gallons) from Shell and a free eBook … [read full article]

LG Stylo 3 Plus launching at T-Mobile today, MetroPCS in June

Days after T-Mobile began updating the LG Stylo 2 Plus to Android 7.0, T-Mo has started sales of that phone’s successor. The LG Stylo 3 Plus is now available from T-Mobile for $9 down and $9 per month for 24 months, or $225 total. You can also pay $0 down and $10 per month if you buy using JUMP! On Demand. The LG Stylo 3 Plus will launch at MetroPCS in June. When it comes … [read full article]

HTC U11 lets you squeeze to perform actions, unlocked model now available for pre-order

UPDATE: Mo Versi, HTC’s VP of Product Management, has confirmed to me that the unlocked HTC U11 supports VoLTE, Wi-Fi Calling, and 256 QAM on T-Mobile, but not 4×4 MIMO.   ORIGINAL: HTC’s flagship Android smartphone for 2017 is here. The HTC U11 is now official, complete with a feature that HTC calls Edge Sense. With it, you can squeeze the sides of the U11 to perform actions, like squeezing once to launch the camera … [read full article]

LG’s T-Mobile G6 BOGO deal has its end date moved up

Over the weekend, there was some confusion regarding the BOGO deal that LG was offering on the T-Mobile G6. Now that Monday is here, though, some new info has surfaced. LG today updated its T-Mobile G6 BOGO offer to end today, May 15. The offer was previously scheduled to be available until June 8. A T-Mobile memo leaked out yesterday that said that this LG offer had been pulled. Today T-Mo is telling … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 10.3.2 update for iPhone and iPad, watchOS 3.2.2 for Apple Watch

The LG Stylo 2 Plus isn’t the only T-Mobile device receiving a software update this week. Apple today released iOS 10.3.2 for the iPhone and iPad. The update is rolling out now, and you can grab it by going into Settings > General > Software Update on your device. As for what’s included in this update, Apple says that it “includes bug fixes and improves the security of your iPhone or iPad.” The update appears to … [read full article]

LG Stylo 2 Plus on T-Mobile and MetroPCS will receive Android 7.0 update this week

UPDATE: T-Mobile’s support page for the LG Stylo 2 Plus has been updated with info on the update, which weighs in at 1112.28MB and includes Android 7.0 as well as “various bug fixes and software stability improvements.” If you’ve got an LG Stylo 2 Plus, keep an eye out for this update in the coming days.   ORIGINAL: The rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat across T-Mobile devices will continue this week. The Android 7.0 update … [read full article]

Sprint, SoftBank reportedly start informal talks with Deutsche Telekom about T-Mobile merger

After both the parent companies of Sprint and T-Mobile discussed merger deals earlier this week, a new report claims that talks between those companies have begun. Executives from both SoftBank and Sprint have started informal talks with Deutsche Telekom about a Sprint-T-Mobile merger, according to sources speaking to Bloomberg. The talks are still preliminary, and no banks have been hired yet to help work out a deal. Considering that both the CEOs of SoftBank … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G6 gets a BOGO deal of its own

UPDATE: There seems to be some confusion with T-Mobile, LG, and this deal. T-Mo is apparently telling its employees that the deal has been pulled, but it’s still live on the web as of Sunday evening and LG may be telling customers that that the offer is still on. Hopefully we’ll hear more about this whole situation on Monday.   ORIGINAL: The Samsung Galaxy S8 isn’t the only T-Mobile smartphone that’s part of a … [read full article]

T-Mobile officially launching Samsung Galaxy S8 Buy One, Get One deal today

As expected, T-Mobile today launched a Samsung Galaxy S8 Buy One, Get One deal. Starting today, May 12, customers can purchase a Galaxy S8 or S8+ and get a Galaxy S8 for free after rebate. To qualify, both phones will need to be purchased on EIP. You’ll also need an qualifying rate plan, which means T-Mobile One for new customers while existing customers can have either T-Mobile One or Simple Choice Unlimited. Pricing for the … [read full article]