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John Legere gets his own unique Twitter emoji

John Legere is big on Twitter, using it to call out the other carriers, make announcements, and more. And now his heavy Twitter use is being rewarded. Twitter has given John Legere his own emoji, complete with a magenta t-shirt. You can activate the emoji for yourself by using the hashtag #TweetJohn before March 31. Legere himself plans to use it all week “to make the competition squirm.” 5/ @twitter gave me my … [read full article]

Netflix admits to capping AT&T and Verizon customer streams, backing up John Legere statement

Last week when T-Mobile announced the addition of YouTube and other services to Binge On, John Legere addressed criticisms of Binge On and its 480p streaming quality, saying that AT&T and Verizon was streaming Netflix at 360p. AT&T and Verizon denied Legere’s statement, but it turns out that AT&T and VZW’s customers are indeed getting their Netflix content throttled, just not … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to Belgium and Turkey

Following today’s attacks in Belgium, T-Mobile has announced that its customers can make free calls and texts to both Belgium and Turkey, the latter of which recently attacked as well. T-Mobile’s free calling and texting to Belgium and Turkey applies to Simple Choice postpaid customers in the US and Puerto Rico. Free calling and texting to Belgium will be available from March 22 through March 25, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s BlackBerry Priv receiving update with battery life improvements

BlackBerry Priv owners, an update is coming your way. T-Mobile has updated its BlackBerry Priv support documents to show that its version of the Android slider is receiving an update to build AAD442. No, it’s not Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but it does include improvements to the Priv’s battery life and device temperature. This 51MB update is now rolling out over the air, and you can … [read full article]

iOS 9.3 now rolling out with Night Shift and Apple app updates, watchOS 2.2 going out as well

The new iPhone SE that Apple announced today is running iOS 9.3 out of the box, but if you’ve already got an iPhone, odds are good that you can get iOS 9.3 today rather than waiting until the iPhone SE comes out on March 31. Apple just released iOS 9.3 after months of beta testing. Perhaps the biggest addition is Night Shift, a new feature … [read full article]