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T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ update adds navigation bar features and security patches

Heads up, Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, because a new update is coming your way. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models, and it includes some notable changes. First is that there’s a button on the left side of the navigation bar that you can use to hide the bar. This will let you see more content on your screen since you won’t have a black bar blocking … [read full article]

T-Mobile sponsoring 2017 Home Run Derby, holding Bracket Challenge for World Series tickets

T-Mobile has partnered with the MLB to sponsor the Home Run Derby for the past few years, and today T-Mo confirmed that it’s going to sponsor the Derby again in 2017. The 2017 T-Mobile Home Run Derby is happening July 10th at 8:00 pm ET, and T-Mo has some plans to celebrate the event. The big one is the Bracket Challenge, which tasks entrants with picking a perfect bracket for next week’s Home Run Derby. … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers had data issues this morning

Two weeks after T-Mobile’s network suffered a data outage in several parts of the country, it looks like T-Mo ran into some more network issues. There are reports of T-Mobile customers that had trouble using data this morning. The issues seem to have been sprinkled across the U.S., and while not everyone had problems, reports of issues came from cities like Minneapolis, New York City, Boston, St. Louis, and Denver. I reached out to T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile One Plus price will increase from $5 to $10 per month on July 6th

If you’ve been thinking about signing up for T-Mobile One Plus, you may want to make your move today. T-Mobile will increase the price of its T-Mobile One Plus add-on tomorrow, July 6th. Rumors of the change began circulating on Reddit yesterday, and today T-Mobile confirmed to me that it is happening. T-Mobile One Plus is currently priced at $5 per line per month, but that’ll grow to $10 per line per month tomorrow. Customers currently enrolled … [read full article]

Upcoming T-Mobile Tuesday will offer $4 ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ ticket

T-Mobile didn’t wait long after this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday to let us know what’s coming next Tuesday. For the July 11th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a $4 ticket to see War for the Planet of the Apes. The movie opens on July 14th, and T-Mobile says that the $4 ticket will be good through opening weekend. Also coming to T-Mobile customers next week is $25 to spend at Stitch Fix, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge receiving security updates

It’s time for a new Samsung Galaxy S7 update. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The S7 is getting version G930TUVS4BQE1, while the S7 edge is getting G935TUVU4BQF6/ What they’re both getting are the June 1 Android security patches as well as “various system improvements.” These updates are now rolling out over the air. TmoNews reader Rick already got the update on his Galaxy S7 edge, so … [read full article]

Next T-Mobile Tuesday will include free Redbox rental, Papa John’s discount

July 4th is going to be a big day for T-Mobile customers, because not only is it a major U.S. holiday, but it’s also T-Mobile Tuesday. For the July 4th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can score a free one-day Blu-Ray rental from Redbox and $0.25 off a gallon of gas (up to 20 gallons) from Shell. Also on offer is a $20 annual subscription to Ever Plus (normally $11.99 per month), which includes … [read full article]

HTC U11 discount code is good for $50 off

HTC is now offering a discount on its flagship Android smartphone. The unlocked HTC U11 can be had for $50 off in HTC’s online store with the promo code AMAZINGU11. Simply enter this code at checkout and HTC will knock $50 off the U11’s price, leaving it at $599. This deal applies to all four color options of the HTC U11, including the new Solar Red option. It’s worth noting, though, that the Solar Red … [read full article]

T-Mobile CTO urges FCC to make 3.5GHz band more favorable for 5G

T-Mobile has said that it plans to use 600MHz and high-band millimeter wave spectrum for its 5G coverage, and now T-Mo is making an effort to get more mid-band spectrum for 5G use, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has published a blog post that makes arguments for why the FCC should make the 3.5GHz (3550-3700MHz) band spectrum available for 5G networks. Ray argues that the 3.5GHz band would be a good mid-band option for 5G … [read full article]

T-Mobile will cover costs for rural PBS broadcasters to relocate following 600MHz auction

Following the completion of the FCC’s 600MHz auction, the TV broadcasters that were using that spectrum must move off of it so that carriers like T-Mobile can begin using it. Today it was revealed that T-Mo will help one of those broadcasters with its relocation efforts. T-Mobile will cover the costs for rural public television low-power facilities that have to relocate to a new broadcast frequency following the FCC’s 600MHz auction. There was no funding … [read full article]

Nokia 6 available for pre-order through Amazon Prime Exclusive along with Alcatel Idol 5S, more

One day after it was announced that the Nokia 6 would be launching in the U.S. in early July, Amazon has begun taking pre-orders for both the Nokia 6 and a few other Android devices. The Nokia 6 is now available for pre-order from Amazon, along with the all-new Alcatel Idol 5S, Alcatel A50, Alcatel A30 Plus, and Moto E4. All five phones are now part of Amazon’s Prime Exclusive program, which gives Prime members the … [read full article]