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Samsung details U.S. Product Exchange Program for Galaxy Note 7 recall

Following T-Mobile’s announcement that it will be offering full refunds to Galaxy Note 7 owners, Samsung has revealed its own Note 7 replacement offers. Samsung is launching the U.S. Product Exchange Program for Galaxy Note 7 customers. With this program, Note 7 owners will have two options for getting rid of their potentially explosive smartphones: Exchange current Galaxy Note7 device with a new Galaxy Note7 (available next week) Exchange current Galaxy Note7 for a Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering full refunds to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners following recall

UPDATE: T-Mobile has updated its announcement with more information for Galaxy Note 7 owners, and Samsung has announced its own exchange program. All of the new info can be found here.   Following this morning’s news that Samsung is recalling the Galaxy Note 7, T-Mobile has now revealed how it’ll be handling the situation. Starting today, T-Mobile customers with a Galaxy Note 7 can return their phone for a full refund, including the cost … [read full article]

T-Mobile selling ASUS Wi-Fi CellSpot Router for $59

UPDATE: Looks like the ASUS Wi-Fi CellSpot Router is now out of stock on T-Mobile’s website. I hope you grabbed one if you were interested!   If you’re in the market for a new router, look no further than T-Mobile’s online store. T-Mobile is now offering the Wi-Fi CellSpot Router for $59 with promo code WIFI40. That’s $40 off T-Mobile’s regular asking price and nearly $100 off the price of the similar but not-T-Mobile-branded version [read full article]

Samsung issues Galaxy Note 7 recall, T-Mobile suspends sales of the device

UPDATE: T-Mobile is now offering full refunds to Galaxy Note 7 owners.   Rumors of a Galaxy Note 7 recall have been swirling this week, and today Samsung confirmed that it is indeed recalling its newest flagship. Following reports of Galaxy Note 7 units catching fire and exploding, Samsung conducted an investigation and found that a faulty battery cell from one of its two suppliers was to blame for the issue. Samsung has confirmed … [read full article]

Refreshed T-Mobile app now available to Windows phones

Months after T-Mobile’s new app launched on Android and iPhone, it looks like T-Mo is giving Windows phone users the refreshed app, too. The T-Mobile app for Windows phones now features the same look as its Android and iPhone counterparts, with cards that’ll quickly show your bill, data usage, and other account details; the ability to quickly pay our bill, view your bill history, and enroll in AutoPay; and track the data, messaging, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile One and One Plus officially launch today

Following its announcement in mid-August and then its refresh later that month, T-Mobile One is now available. T-Mobile One offers unlimited talk, text, and high-speed data. Also included is unlimited mobile hotspot at data speeds that top out at 512kbps; unlimited 480p video streaming; unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data in Mexico and Canada; and unlimited text, unlimited 128kbps data, and $0.20 per minute calls in more than 140 countries and destinations. T-Mobile … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 Mini debuts with 5.2-inch display and metal unibody design

ZTE has been going after the unlocked market in the U.S. with its Axon family of smartphones, with the most recent release being the Axon 7 in July. Now the Axon family is growing again. The ZTE Axon 7 Mini was announced today at IFA 2016. As you might expect, the Axon 7 Mini is a smaller version of the Axon 7, but both phones offer a similar outer shell. They’ve both got the same … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Tuesdays partners announced, next week’s gifts include free Subway sandwich

You’ll soon be seeing some new names when you open your T-Mobile Tuesdays apps to claim your gifts, as several new partners have joined the program. T-Mobile today revealed that Buffalo Wild Wings, PetSmart, Subway, and Shell at joining T-Mobile Tuesdays. We saw Shell take part in this most recent T-Mobile Tuesday, offering a $0.25 discount on a gallon of gas, and next week Subway will be joining in on the action. The T-Mobile Tuesday … [read full article]

Moto Z Play features 5.5-inch display and 3,510mAh battery, unlocked model due in October

UPDATE: Motorola tells me that the Moto Z and Moto Z Play will support LTE band 12 and VoLTE.   After announcing the Moto Z earlier this year, Motorola today introduced another member of its Z family: the Moto Z Play. The Moto Z Play is a mid-range compliment to the Moto Z, offering features like a 5.5-inch 1920×1080 Super AMOLEd display and Snapdragon 625 processor. It’s also got a 16-megapixel rear camera with laser … [read full article]

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier and Classic official, Frontier coming to T-Mobile

Samsung today took the wraps off of its new Gear S3 smartwatches, the Frontier (above) and Classic (below), and T-Mobile has confirmed that it’ll carry the Frontier this year. Both Gear S3 models feature 1.3-inch 360×360 Super AMOLED displays, which is larger than the 1.2-inch display found on the Gear S2 watches. The round displays on the Gear S3 are covered with Gorilla Glass SR+ and feature rotating bezels, which you can use to do … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes Internet of Things moves through partnerships with Sequans, Novatel Wireless

T-Mobile today made two notable Internet of Things (IoT) announcements. First up, T-Mobile is teaming up with Sequans Communications S.A. to use their LTE Cat 1 tech for T-Mo’s machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT customers. This is a significant upgrade, as T-Mobile is migrating from 2G technology for its M2M and IoT needs. Sequans’ LTE Cat 1 chipset platform is named Calliope, and it’s capable of throughput up to 10Mbps. It also supports Voice over LTE (VoLTE) … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce 4 launching today at MetroPCS, will hit T-Mobile this fall

UPDATE: The Alcatel Fierce 4’s price on the MetroPCS website is now listed at $69 after rebate.   After announcing the TRU for MetroPCS earlier this month, Alcatel today revealed another new device that’s headed to Metro. The Alcatel Fierce 4 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display. It’s got an 8-megapixel camera on its rear, and on its face there’s a 5-megapixel camera with an 84-degree wide angle lens to help … [read full article]