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T-Mobile Tuesdays to offer free food and $20 off at Fanatics next week

T-Mobile has revealed what it’s got in store for the January 31 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays. Next week, T-Mobile customers will receive a $20 discount at Fanatics, online retailer of sports gear for the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, and more. T-Mo customers will also receive a free order of Firecracker Chicken at Panda Express (at participating locations while supplies last) and a free movie rental at FandangoNOW (up to $5). As with last … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 shows itself in new photo leak as spec details revealed, too

Days after an image of the LG G6 leaked, a new photo of another upcoming Android flagship has surfaced. A new photo claims to show off both the front and back of the Samsung Galaxy S8. Specifically, this is the larger of the two models, says VentureBeat. This GS8 is said to include a 6.2-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and curved edges, as well as a 3500mAh battery. … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys permanent LTE network upgrades in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI

After permanently beefing up its coverage in Washington, D.C. for the presidential inauguration, T-Mobile today revealed that it’s done something similar for Houston, Texas. T-Mobile has rolled out upgrades to its 4G LTE network in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI on February 5. T-Mo touts that its LTE capacity has grown nearly 20 times in and around NRG Stadium, where the Super Bowl will be played, as well as 10 times at airports and … [read full article]

BLU Vivo XL2 launches with 5.5-inch display and $149.99 price tag

BLU today introduced its latest affordable Android smartphone, the Vivo XL2. The unlocked BLU Vivo XL2 features a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display and 8-megapixel camera on its face, and a 13-megapixel camera with flash on its backside. Inside the Vivo XL2 lives a quad-core MediaTek 6736T processor paired with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a microSD slot, dual SIM slots, and a 3150mAh battery with quick charging support. When it comes to cellular connectivity, the Vivo XL2 … [read full article]

T-Mobile sweetens AT&T switcher deal with free year of Hulu service

UPDATE: T-Mobile tells me that today (January 25) is the last day for AT&T customers to get free DirecTV Now and Hulu for switching to T-Mo.   Last month, T-Mobile launched an offer that gave customers switching from AT&T to T-Mo a free year of DirecTV Now, AT&T’s new streaming video service. DirecTV Now has criticized for having service issues since its launch, though, so now T-Mo is going to “make things right” for those switchers. All … [read full article]

LG G6 appears in leaked image ahead of MWC debut

T-Mobile has been home to many LG flagships in the past, and that’ll likely continue with the G6, which is expected to debut at the end of February. Before it does, though, an image of the device has given us a look at its front. A newly-leaked render allegedly shows the front of the LG G6. According to The Verge, we’re looking at a device with a glass and metal body and a screen-to-bezel ratio greater … [read full article]

MetroPCS kicks off free phone offer and bonus data for $50 plan

After launching the new all-in T-Mobile One plan and KickBack, T-Mo today revealed some offers for MetroPCS customers. First up, MetroPCS is now offering free phones to new and existing customers. New customers to Metro or existing customers that want to upgrade their phone or add a new line to their plan can get one of these phones for free: Samsung Galaxy On5 Samsung Galaxy Core Prime LG Aristo LG K7 LG 450 ZTE … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 investigation finds two battery issues caused overheating

After months of investigations, Samsung today officially revealed the cause of last year’s Galaxy Note 7 fires. Samsung explains that there were two batteries used in the Galaxy Note 7, and that each one had its own defect. The first battery had a design flaw in its upper right corner that could cause electrodes to bend. This could cause the separation between the positive and negative tabs to break down, which could then cause the … [read full article]

T-Mobile One plan now all-in, KickBack launches today, too

Right on schedule, the new T-Mobile One plan with taxes and fees included is available. The new T-Mobile One plan officially launched today, January 22. The goal of this new T-Mo One plan is to simplify customers’ monthly bill by building the taxes and fees into the advertised price of the plan. The new T-Mobile One plan is also now the only postpaid plan that new customers can sign up for. T-Mobile One starts at … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will begin letting you give your gifts to other people

Next week, T-Mobile Tuesdays will gain a big new feature. T-Mobile has announced that, starting with the January 24 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, customers will be able to give select gifts to anyone else. That even includes people on other carriers. On January 24, T-Mobile customers will receive two discounts of $0.25 off a gallon of gas at Shell (up to 20 gallons) and two free movie rentals from FandangoNOW (up to $5). T-Mo customers can keep … [read full article]

Samsung to reveal cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires during Sunday press conference

If you’ve been wondering what caused multiple Galaxy Note 7 phones to overheat and catch fire, it looks like you’ll soon get your answer. Samsung today confirmed that it’ll hold a press conference to announce the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note 7 fires. The event will take place in Seoul, South Korea, at 10:00 am KST this Monday, January 23. That means that it’ll happen at 8:00 pm EST/5:00 pm PST on … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s BlackBerry Priv and LG G5 receiving software updates

Looks like the LG V20 isn’t the only T-Mobile phone that’s getting a software update this week. T-Mobile has revealed that its BlackBerry Priv and LG G5 are both receiving updates. The Priv’s update is version AAI459 and includes the January Android security updates. It weighs in at 126.3MB. The LG G5 is getting a security update of its own. This update is version H83020c and is 116MB in size. As with most software … [read full article]