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T-Mobile offering Samsung Gear VR for 50 percent off

Many of the deals that T-Mobile offers offer free phones and free lines, but sometimes T-Mo will have some nice discounts on accessories, too. T-Mobile is now offering the Samsung Gear VR for 50 percent off its normal price, which means that it’s now $49.97. This model includes a USB Type-C adapter, and it appears to be the Gear VR model that debuted with the Galaxy Note 7 last year. T-Mo is also offering free … [read full article]

T-Mobile once again named as one of the world’s most ethical companies

T-Mobile is kicking off its week with an award win. T-Mobile has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. This is the ninth year in a row that T-Mo has won this award. The evaluation process for the award sees Ethisphere examine a company’s performance in five categories to determine its ethics level. The biggest piece of a company’s Ethics Quotient score is its Ethics and Compliance Program, which … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter talks covering remaining LTE coverage gap with Verizon

T-Mobile touts that it covers 99 percent of the people that Verizon does, and this week T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter talked up T-Mo’s plans to fill out the remaining coverage. “First and foremost, we really do want to cover that last 700,000 square miles in the US that Verizon has an edge on us on,” Carter said at a Deutsche Bank conference on Wednesday. He went on to say that while T-Mobile does have roaming … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 hits the FCC with support for LTE band 66

We have to wait until March 29 for Samsung to officially unveil the Galaxy S8, but today an FCC filing appears to have revealed some interesting info about the upcoming flagship. Today the FCC publishing its testing info for a Samsung device with the model number SM-G950U, which is thought to be the unlocked Galaxy S8. That’s because the model number fits with previous Samsung Galaxy S flagships. For example, the unlocked Galaxy S7 … [read full article]

T-Mobile ending free iPhone 7 switcher deal early, will now run through March 9

Remember that free iPhone 7 switcher offer that T-Mobile launched last week? It was supposed to run through March 16, but T-Mo revealed today that it’s ending the promotion early. The free iPhone 7 offer will now end tomorrow, March 9, so you’ve only got one more day to take advantage of it. As for why the deal is ending early, T-Mo says that it’s because “this offer is so hot.” This deal offers a … [read full article]

T-Mobile raises deprioritization threshold to 30GB

For awhile now, T-Mobile’s network management policy has said that customers using more than 28GB of data in one month will be deprioritized. Today that threshold has been raised. T-Mobile’s new deprioritization threshold is 30GB of usage in a single billing cycle. While T-Mo didn’t make an official announcement about the change, you can see in the screenshot that I took of the cached page that the network management policy says 28GB: Navigating to the webpage … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will offer free Chipotle food

One day after the last T-Mobile Tuesday, T-Mo has revealed what it’s got in store for next week’s Tuesday. On March 14th, T-Mobile customers can score a free order of chips and guacamole from Chipotle, giving you some Mexican food to follow your pizza. Also available will be a code good for $5 toward a movie rental or TV show purchase from FandangoNOW and two Lyft credits worth $5 each. Next week’s prizes are all … [read full article]

HTC U Ultra starts shipping this Friday

Nearly two months after making its official debut, the HTC U Ultra is ready to launch. HTC recently updated its U Ultra product page to say that the device will begin shipping to buyers on March 10. Pricing for the unlocked HTC U Ultra is $749, and it’s currently available from HTC in blue, black, and white color options. The U Ultra has a few features that HTC likes to highlight. One is its secondary … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushing Samsung Galaxy Note 4 software update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed that updates are now hitting the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. They both include domestic data roaming improvements and a Band 66 Handover fix.   ORIGINAL: Another Galaxy Note 4 update is now rolling out. T-Mobile is now pushing a security update to the Galaxy Note 4 that includes the January 1, 2017 Android security patches. TmoNews reader Hector received the update this morning, and after installing the 60.54MB update, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 edge on sale for $429.99, free 128GB microSD card included

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If you missed out on T-Mobile’s Galaxy S7 edge sale last month, you’ve now got another chance to score a discounted Samsung flagship. Samsung is now selling the T-Mobile version of the Galaxy S7 edge for $429.99, a full $250 off its normal asking price. To make this deal even sweeter, Samsung is throwing in a free 128GB microSD card, giving you ample storage beyond the 32GB that’s built in to the phone. To compare, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer free ad-free Slacker Radio service, Papa John’s discount next week

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts and prizes have been revealed, and the focus is on entertainment. On Tuesday, March 7, T-Mobile customers can score one month of ad-free Slacker Radio service and a code for $5 to spend on a TV show or movie rental from FandangoNOW. Customers can also get 50 percent off tickets to see George Strait on April 7th or 8th at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Rounding out next week’s gifts … [read full article]

LG G6 again rumored to launch on April 7

When LG officially announced the G6, T-Mobile confirmed that it’d sell the new Android flagship, but the only launch info that T-Mo gave was that the G6 would be launching this spring. Now the rumor mill is giving us a more specific date. An image that appears to have come from T-Mobile’s internal system has appeared on Twitter, and it says that the LG G6 is “COMING SOON!” Looking closely at the G6’s screen shows that … [read full article]