Latest News

HTC 10 discounted by $100 in HTC’s store through July 31

If you’ve been interested in the HTC 10, now may be the time to pull the trigger. HTC is now running a deal that cuts $100 off the price of the unlocked HTC 10 and its carrier-branded variants, bringing it down to $599. The unlocked HTC 10 supports T-Mobile VoLTE, band 12 LTE, and Wi-Fi Calling and doesn’t have any preloaded carrier applications. The unlocked model also offers updates direct from HTC and a warranty … [read full article]

T-Mobile giving away Samsung Galaxy On5 and J7 to customers on select rate plans

T-Mobile is sweetening this T-Mobile Tuesday with the announcement of a new promotion. Starting tomorrow, July 13, T-Mobile will offer a free Samsung Galaxy smartphone to new and existing Simple Choice customers. To qualify, all lines on your account will need to be on at least a 6GB or 10GB rate plan at the current pricing. Customers on the 6GB rate plan can get the Samsung Galaxy On5 (shown above) for free, while customers on … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G4 update rolling out with security improvements

LG G4 owners, you’ve got a software update coming your way. LG and T-Mobile have announced that they’re pushing an update to T-Mobile’s G4 that brings the phone to software version H81120o. As for what’s included, T-Mo says that it improves messaging security, while LG says that the update offers Google security patches and general maintenance. As you can see in the screenshot below, the G4 is on the June 2016 Android security patch … [read full article]

Next T-Mobile Tuesday will offer credit for The Clymb

Before you get your weekend festivities started, here’s what you can expect from next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday. T-Mobile has announced that customers will get $10 to spend at The Clymb, a website with adventure gear like sunglasses, water bottles, GPS watches, and shoes. That’s in addition to the $15 Lyft credit, free small Wendy’s Frosty, and free VUDU movie rental that were given out last week. When it comes to the game prizes[read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 receiving July security update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has now updated its GS7 and GS7 edge support pages to say that both phones are getting updates starting today, July 8, and that the updates will be rolling out through July 22.   Samsung Galaxy S7 owners, the time to update has come again. T-Mobile is now pushing the July 1 security update to its Galaxy S7. Normally we see the GS7 and GS7 edge receive updates at the same time, … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes calling and texting to Taiwan free in response to Super Typhoon Nepartak

With Super Typhoon Nepartak and its 150 mph winds hitting Taiwan, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for its customers to contact loved ones there. T-Mobile Simple Choice customers on prepaid and postpaid plans can call and text from the U.S. to Taiwan for free from July 7 through July 14. This also applies to customers on MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family Mobile. Those customers that do contact friends or family in … [read full article]

T-Mobile sponsoring 2016 Home Run Derby, offering VR experience and more to celebrate

T-Mobile is once again a major sponsor of the MLB Home Run Derby, and T-Mo is celebrating with several special happenings. First up, T-Mobile stores will be offering Home Run Derby VR Experiences starting tomorrow, July 8. You can visit one of 2,200 T-Mobile stores across the U.S. to stop on a virtual reality headset, see what it’s like to hit a home run, and compete with your friends to see who can score the most … [read full article]

HTC Desire 530 bringing its unique micro-splashed design to T-Mobile

A new HTC smartphone with a unique paint job is coming soon to T-Mobile. HTC announced today that its Desire 530 is coming to the U.S., and T-Mobile is going to carry it. The “Sparkle White” Desire 530 will launch at T-Mobile on July 13 at a price of $0 down and 24 payments of $6.67 per month, or a full retail price of $159.99. HTC will also sell an unlocked version of the 530 later this month … [read full article]

MetroPCS launching new phone and rate plan promos

John Legere hasn’t been talking much about Sprint lately, instead focusing his T-Mobile smack talk on AT&T and Verizon. His sights are set on Sprint today, though, as he says he’s “taking the fight to Sprint” with MetroPCS. MetroPCS is launching two new promotions that’ll be available starting tomorrow, July 7. First up, you can get up to $60 off any smartphone when you port your number over to MetroPCS. With that discount, there are nine phones that … [read full article]

Huawei files complaint against T-Mobile over 4G patent licensing

Today is a good day for T-Mobile customers because they’re getting free T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts. For T-Mobile itself, though, this Tuesday isn’t quite as nice. T-Mobile has been hit with a complaint from Huawei. The company alleges that T-Mobile has been using patents related to 4G wireless networking while refusing Huawei’s attempts to license the patents to T-Mobile on a fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) basis. In its complaint, Huawei claims that it reached out to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially makes its way to El Paso, Texas

Many of us are paying close attention to the FCC’s 600MHz spectrum auction that T-Mobile is taking part in, but today there’s some 700MHz network news to be aware of. T-Mobile has officially launched Extended Range LTE — aka band 12, aka 700MHZ — coverage in El Paso, Texas. The fresh coverage also reaches to Alamogordo, Tularosa, and Orogrande. If you’re not aware, Extended Range LTE helps T-Mobile’s LTE coverage reach where it couldn’t before … [read full article]