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T-Mobile to begin 600MHz network testing this summer

T-Mobile today shared more details on its 600MHz rollout plans. The FCC has granted T-Mobile the 600MHz spectrum licenses that it won in the recent auction. Now that T-Mo has its licenses, it plans to have its first 600MHz cell sites ready for testing this summer, with commercial use expected later this year. To use this 600MHz coverage, you’ll need a phone that supports that coverage. T-Mobile says that “new 600MHz smartphones from Samsung … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free Xbox Game Pass and Shoprunner

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday goodies have been revealed, and there’s a focus on gaming. For the June 13th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, customers can get one free month of Xbox Game Pass. This service gives you access to more than 100 Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One console. Some of the games available include Halo 5: Guardians, NBA 2K16, Mega Man Legacy Collection, and Gears of War. Also … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge receiving May security update, Tab S2 getting Nougat

We’ve seen several different Samsung devices get software updates from T-Mobile in the past week, and now we know that a few more devices are getting updated. T-Mobile is updating its versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. These updates bump the phones up to the May 1, 2017 Android security patch level, which is a welcome update since the last update the phones got left them on the March … [read full article]

Coolpad Defiant launching at T-Mobile on June 16th, coming to MetroPCS this summer

We’ve seen a few Coolpad devices on T-Mobile to date, and soon there’ll be another phone with Coolpad branding on T-Mo’s shelves. The Coolpad Defiant is coming soon to both T-Mobile and MetroPCS. Specifically, it’s launching at T-Mobile on June 16, with a MetroPCS release happening this summer. There are no pricing details available quite yet, but given the Defiant’s entry-level spec list, it should be fairly affordable. So what are those specs? Coolpad’s Defiant … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ update rolling out with improvements to Bixby, SD card stability

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, a new update is now coming your way. T-Mobile is now pushing a software update to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The update is said to include improved SD card stability and an update to Bixby. Once the update is installed, the phones will be on the May 1, 2017 security patch level. If you’ve got a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, you should see this update on … [read full article]

New 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models will launch at T-Mobile next week

UPDATE: T-Mobile has now revealed that it’ll begin selling Apple’s new iPad Pro models on Tuesday, June 13th.   ORIGINAL: Apple revealed some new iPad Pro hardware during its WWDC 2017 keynote yesterday, and today T-Mobile confirmed that it’ll begin selling those devices next week. Both the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be offered by T-Mobile online and in participating stores. Both versions are available with 64GB, 256GB, or 512GB of … [read full article]

OnePlus 5 leaks out ahead of June 20th announcement

The OnePlus 5 will be officially revealed on June 20th, but it turns out that we don’t have to wait until then to get a look at the new flagship Android phone’s design. A new image has leaked out that reportedly shows the front and rear of the OnePlus 5. The image, shared by Android Police, only shows the upper half of the device, so while the entire design hasn’t been revealed, this leak does … [read full article]

The T-Mobile Tuesdays 12-hour thankathon is now underway

Today’s the big day: T-Mobile’s Thankiversary is underway. T-Mobile is now celebrating the one-year anniversary of T-Mobile Tuesdays, and it’s doing so by giving away prizes every hour. To enter, you’ll need to follow T-Mobile on Twitter and answer questions when it asks. Earlier today, T-Mobile said “Summer’s almost here! Tell us what @DunkinDonuts beverage cools you off and include #Thankiversary & #DunkinDonuts for a chance to win BIG!” The winner ended up receiving … [read full article]

OnePlus 5 official reveal happening June 20th

OnePlus is nearly ready to reveal its newest flagship Android smartphone. The OnePlus 5 will be announced on June 20th, OnePlus confirmed today. The device will be revealed during an online event that’ll kick off at 9:00 am PT/12:00 pm ET. OnePlus is also planning to host pop-up events in a number of cities that’ll give folks the chance to be the first to own the OnePlus 5. One pop-up event will take place at … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge to get Android 7.0 updates this week

At the end of April, T-Mobile began pushing Android 7.0 to its version of the Galaxy S6 edge+. Now it’s time for the other Galaxy S6 models to begin getting their taste of Nougat. T-Mobile product guy @askdes today revealed that T-Mo’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will begin getting Android 7.0 this week. If you’ve got a Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, you can manually check for a software update by going into … [read full article]

Apple announces iOS 11 with updates Control Center, App Store, and more

Today Apple held its WWDC 2017 keynote, and as expected, the company took the wraps off of iOS 11. iOS 11 is the next major update for Apple’s mobile operating system, and there are some big changes included. For example, Apple Pay will now support person-to-person payments, letting you send money to your friends. You can send money in Messages or use Siri, and you can pay using the debit or credit cards you’ve got … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off iPhone 7 storage upgrade, free iPhone SE deals

The weekend is nearly here, and T-Mobile is celebrating by kicking off a couple of new iPhone deals. First up, you can now get a 256GB iPhone 7 for the price of the 128GB model. That means that you can get a 256GB iPhone 7 for $125.99 down and $26 per month for 24 months, which works out to be $749 total, $100 off the 256GB model’s normal price. The other deal that T-Mo is … [read full article]