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Check out T-Mobile Advanced Messaging in action

T-Mobile recently introduced Advanced Messaging, a new feature that improves upon standard text messaging by utilizing the Rich Communications Services standard to offer “near real-time chat,” delivery and read receipts, and support for sending large files. Unfortunately, Advanced Messaging is currently only available on the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. Thanks to Des Smith, though, everyone can get a peek at the feature in action. [read full article]

T-Mobile Beat Verizon in New Phone Subscribers in Q2 2015

The rankings are in and for T-Mobile, there’s a lot of reason to celebrate! Earlier today, Verizon reported its earnings online and based on this, T-MO was able to add two times as much new phone subscribers in the Q2 of 2015. This is the fifth consecutive quarter where T-MO rose to the top over Verizon in this highly acclaimed recognition. Sharing the link on Twitter, T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere boasted about the … [read full article]

Kyocera Hydro Wave swims onto T-Mobile and MetroPCS with water-resistant body, Android 5.1

Kyocera has released several water-resistant Android phones in recent years using its Hydro brand, and now that family has grown again. The Kyocera Hydro Wave is launching at both T-Mobile and MetroPCS, and like other members of the Wave family, the Hydro Wave isn’t afraid of a little water. The phone can withstand being submerged in 3.28 feet (1 meter) of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Advanced Messaging will beef up your text messaging experience

T-Mobile may not have a new Un-carrier Amped move for us this week, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have anything cool to share. T-Mo has announced Advanced Messaging, a new feature that utilizes the Rich Communications Services standard to offer beefed up text messaging. Using RCS, you get rich one-on-one and group messaging that includes, “near real-time chat,” the ability to see … [read full article]

New MetroPCS promo offers additional high-speed data

MetroPCS recently kicked off a few deals for folks looking to jump onto T-Mobile’s prepaid brand. First up, anyone that activates a new line on a plan $40 or higher per month will get an extra 1GB of 4G LTE data added to their standard data bucket. So if you sign up for the $40 per month plan, you’ll get 2GB of LTE data each month, while the signing up for the $50 plan will … [read full article]