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T-Mobile offering one year of DirecTV Now for free to AT&T switchers

When AT&T launched its DirecTV Now streaming service last month, John Legere took some shots at AT&T for its new service. Now Legere and T-Mobile are taking things a step further. Starting tomorrow, December 16, T-Mobile will offer one year of DirecTV Now for free to AT&T customers that switch to T-Mo. To qualify, AT&T customers will need to switch from AT&T and add two lines to a T-Mobile One. After switching, T-Mobile will … [read full article]

MetroPCS offering 2 lines for $60, free phone deals

MetroPCS recently launched a couple of new offers that are worth taking note of. First up, Metro is offering two lines for $60, with each line getting 6GB of 4G LTE data. This deal is in-store only and require at least one number be ported in from another carrier. The offer is available for a limited time. The second new MetroPCS deal offers two free phones after instant rebate. The first free phone will come … [read full article]

OnePlus 3T update rolling out with T-Mobile network optimizations

If you’re using a OnePlus 3T on T-Mobile, you’re going to want to keep an eye out for a new update that’s now rolling out. OnePlus today announced a new OxygenOS 3.5.4 update for the OnePlus 3T. The update is especially notable for T-Mobile customers, as OnePlus touts that it includes optimizations for the T-Mobile network. Other features of this OxygenOS 3.5.4 update include optimizations to reduce lag when the OnePlus 3T’s battery falls below 5 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays offering free Subway, T-Mo gear, and more next week

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts and prizes have officially been revealed. The December 20 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays will include a free 6-inch Oven Roasted Chicken from Subway, $10 off PepsiCo products — which includes brands like Quaker, Frito-Lay, and Gatorade — when you spend $20 or more at Boxed, and $25 to spend at Zappos. Also included in next week’s gifts is some T-Mobile gear to keep you warm. Simply head to the … [read full article]

T-Mobile may begin displaying Google Pixel in its stores

T-Mobile may not be officially carrying the Google Pixel, but T-Mo is making an effort to get consumers to bring their Pixels to the T-Mobile network. Now a report claims that T-Mobile may be making another move to advertise the T-Mo-Pixel combo. T-Mobile is planning to display the Google Pixel in some retail stores, says Android Police. To be clear, this does not mean that the Pixel will be available for purchase in these stores. … [read full article]

T-Mobile will push Samsung’s update to disable Galaxy Note 7 on December 27

Following this morning’s news that Samsung will push an update to the Galaxy Note 7 in the US that’ll permanently disable it, T-Mobile has confirmed that it plans to release that update to its Note 7 devices. A T-Mobile spokesperson confirmed to TmoNews that it will release Samsung’s Note 7-killing update on December 27. The spokesperson went on to reiterate that if you’ve still got a Note 7, you should power it down and return it … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will offer Spa Week gift card, gas discount, and more

Next week’s edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays is focused on relaxation and treating yourself. For the T-Mobile Tuesday on December 13, T-Mo will be giving away a $10 gift card to SpaWeek.com. You can use this gift card to treat yo’ self at a participating spa near you. Other T-Mobile Tuesday gifts for next week include $0.25 off a gallon of gas — up to 20 gallons — at Shell, a free small Frosty from Wendy’s, … [read full article]

Samsung will begin disabling the Galaxy Note 7 in the US on December 19

There’s some bad news for anyone still using a Galaxy Note 7 in the US. Samsung has confirmed that it will roll out an update to Galaxy Note 7 phones in the US that will prevent them from charging and block their ability to work as mobile devices. This update will be released on December 19 and will roll out to all Note 7s within 30 days. Samsung says that to date, more than 93 percent … [read full article]

Samsung may soon disable remaining Galaxy Note 7 units in the US

Last month, Samsung and T-Mobile rolled out an update to T-Mo Galaxy Note 7 units that limited their battery charge to 60 percent in an effort to get Note 7 users to return their phones. If that didn’t stop you from continuing to use your Note 7, Samsung may soon disable your device. One Galaxy Note 7 user on US Cellular has reportedly receive a message from their carrier that Samsung will soon block the phone … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G4 receiving security update as LG Leon gets Marshmallow

T-Mobile is sending out updates to two LG smartphones this week. First up, the LG G4 is receiving a security update. The update weighs in at 84.4MB, and if you haven’t gotten it yet, you can manually check for it by going into Settings > About phone > Update Center > System updates > Check For Update. Meanwhile, the LG Leon is now receiving an update that includes Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The Leon was [read full article]

T-Mobile Digits will let you use one phone number across devices

Yesterday T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert teased that a big announcement was imminent, and now we know exactly what he was hinting at. Digits is a new service from T-Mobile that lets you use the same phone number across devices. This means that you can use the same number across multiple internet-connected devices, including phones, tablets, PCs, and smartwatches, and your calls and texts will appear from the same number. Digits will also let you use multiple … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+ receiving updates

UPDATE: T-Mobile’s Galaxy S6 edge+ is indeed receiving an update today alongside the Note 5.   Days after the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge+ were updated, it’s time for another pair of Samsung phones to get updates. A couple of Galaxy Note 5 owners have pinged me to say that they’re receiving a software update today to version N920TUVU4DPK6. It’s likely that the Galaxy S6 edge+ is receiving a similar update, as these phones are [read full article]