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T-Mobile’s 3rd Line Free promotion launches today

Following its announcement earlier this week, T-Mobile’s latest promotion is now live. T-Mobile today kicked off its 3rd Line Free promotion, which is pretty much what it sounds like. Customers with at least two voice lines can get another line for free after bill credits. That free line can be an additional voice line or a tablet, smartwatch, or a SyncUp Drive. Your free line will match your current paid voice line. If you’ve got … [read full article]

T-Mobile raises SIM Starter Kit price to $25

Heads up, everyone, the price of T-Mobile’s SIM Starter Kit went up today. T-Mobile is now charging $25 for the SIM Starter Kit that is included with new activations. The prices of both the postpaid and prepaid SIM Starter Kits have gone up to $25 today, but T-Mo is offering a limited time $15 instant discount on the prepaid SIM Starter Kit. This price increase comes one year after the last SIM Starter Kit price bump[read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks again, this time in press render form

Days after Samsung confirmed that it will show off the Galaxy S8 on March 29, the rumor mill is some showing off of its own. A new image of the Galaxy S8 has surfaced. It’s a press render of the GS8 that’s been leaked by Evan Blass and appears to confirm many of the device’s rumored features, including a tall display that appears to have curved sides and rounded corners. Also shown in this leak … [read full article]

Samsung improving its RCS messaging service, names T-Mobile as one of its carrier partners

Samsung today announced some news regarding Rich Communication Services (RCS), and T-Mobile is involved. Samsung says that it’s expanding its RCS messaging service using thanks to its recent acquisition of NewNet Communication Technologies. The service offers many of the features that you’d expect from RCS, including group chats and large file transfers, and Samsung touts that its RCS “is compliant with the latest GSMA RCS specifications.” The good news is that Samsung is making its RCS … [read full article]

T-Mobile CTO suggests 2019 may be opportunity to move to all-LTE network

With the prevalence of 4G LTE coverage and devices, there’s been some discussion of shutting down older networks. Today T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray touched on the topic as it relates to T-Mo. Speaking during MWC 2017 in Barcelona, Ray explained that T-Mo would like to have GSM turned down by 2020, if not sooner. “What do we do first, 3G or 2G? That’s primarily driven by what you can do on voice,” Ray said, adding … [read full article]

T-Mobile promo launching March 1 will offer free line of service

UPDATE: T-Mobile’s announcement has been updated with a new cancellation cutoff date. It previously said that customers cancelling a line after January 1 weren’t eligible, but that date has been changed to February 27.   This Wednesday brings with it the start of a new month as well as the start of a new T-Mobile promotion. Starting March 1, T-Mobile customers with at least two lines of voice service can add another line for free after … [read full article]

Samsung will debut Galaxy S8 on March 29

Grab your calendars, everyone, because we may now when we’ll get to meet the Samsung Galaxy S8. Samsung today confirmed that it’s hosting an Unpacked event on March 29. The company shared a teaser image of what appears to be the top and bottom portions of a device with an edge-to-edge display as well as the phrase “Unbox your phone.” The teaser doesn’t mention the Galaxy S8 by name, but it does say that Samsung will … [read full article]

LG G6 debuts with 5.7-inch QHD+ 18:9 display, and it’s coming to T-Mobile

The LG G6 is official, and it’s coming to T-Mobile. LG today took the wraps off of its latest Android flagship, the G6. One of the highlight features of the G6 is its display. The 5.7-inch 2880×1440 panel uses an 18:9 aspect ratio, which LG touts “offers more viewing space and a more immersive experience when streaming videos and playing games” when compared to traditional 16:9 smartphone screens. LG is also touting its design when it … [read full article]

BlackBerry KEYone is a new Android phone with a physical QWERTY keyboard

UPDATE: It looks like the BlackBerry KEYone will be offered by all four major US carriers. UPDATE 2: Now TCL is walking back the statement about the KEYone coming to all four US carriers, saying that it may come to all four but confirming that it’ll work on all four.   ORIGINAL: BlackBerry is back with a new phone, and unlike its past couple of releases, this one’s got a physical keyboard. The BlackBerry … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LG Stylo 2 Plus now receiving its Android 7.0 update

Another T-Mobile phone is now receiving its update to Android 7.0. T-Mo has announced that it’s now pushing Nougat to the LG Stylo 2 Plus. The update weighs in at 554MB and includes both a bump to Android 7.0 as well as “software stability and bug fixes.” If you’ve got an LG Stylo 2 Plus and haven’t yet updated to Android 7.0, you can manually check for the update right now. To do so, … [read full article]

RootMetrics releases new report on US carrier networks, T-Mobile finishes in fourth place

RootMetrics has released its report on the performance of the big four US carriers in the second half of 2016, and unfortunately for T-Mobile, the ranks are similar to the report from the first half of 2016. In RootMetrics’ report, Verizon finished first place with an overall score of 93.9, AT&T finished second with 90.5, Sprint finished third with 84.7, and T-Mobile finished fourth with a score of 81.2. RootMetrics notes that T-Mobile’s rankings in its … [read full article]

LG G6 leaks again, this time in clear press renders

After appearing in some hands-on photos last week, the LG G6 has leaked again today, this time in render form. Press renders of the LG G6 surfaced today, giving us a clear look at the front, back, and sides of LG’s next Android flagship. We can see the tall 5.7-inch 2880×1440 display with 18:9 aspect ratio on the front, and around back there’s a dual camera setup and a fingerprint reader below it. .@arash1kahedi[read full article]