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T-Mobile kicks off iPhone trade-in offer, iPhone 6s available for as little as $100

If you’re in the market for a new iPhone and aren’t interested in the iPhone 7 that’s rumored to be coming next month, T-Mobile has a deal for you. T-Mobile today kicked off an iPhone trade-in offer that’ll get you a discounted iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. With this deal, you can trade in your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, or iPhone 6s Plus and get a 16GB iPhone 6s for $100. If phablets are … [read full article]

LG V20 appears in new image leak with secondary display in tow

We’ve known for a while now that the LG V20 will be officially revealed on Sept. 6, but it looks like we won’t have to wait until then to see what the V20 looks like. The LG V20 has been shown off by Evan Blass. The image leaked by Blass gives us a clear look at the V20’s face, complete with a secondary display above its main screen and a front-facing camera next to that second … [read full article]

Next T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts include discounted gasoline

Just one day after the travel-focused T-Mobile Tuesday, details on the next edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays have been revealed. T-Mobile today shared info on the free gifts and prizes that’ll be offered for the Aug. 30 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays. The new gift that everyone will get is a $0.25 per gallon discount on gasoline at Shell, which will be good for up to 20 gallons of gas. Other gifts will include a free small … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to Italy following earthquake

Following the earthquake in Italy that has killed at least 73 people, T-Mobile have announced that they’re making it free for customers to contact loved ones in Italy. From Aug. 24 through Aug. 28, T-Mobile Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers can call and text Italy for free. If you do contact Italy, you’ll see a regular charge on your bill, followed by a credit to cancel it out. Roaming fees for any T-Mo customers in … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL receiving Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL owners, another Windows 10 Mobile update is coming your way. An update to Windows 10 Mobile build 14393.67 is now hitting T-Mobile’s Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL. This is the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update, which is hitting T-Mo’s Fierce XL around one week after it started arriving on unlocked Windows phones. This update is a bit more significant than previous Fierce XL updates because it adds several new features. Those … [read full article]

T-Mobile shows improvements in new RootMetrics report, but finishes fourth overall

T-Mobile has done well in recent U.S. carrier reports from OpenSignal and Ookla, but the Un-carrier didn’t fare so well in a new RootMetrics report. RootMetrics today published its Mobile Network Performance in the U.S. report for the first half of 2016. In this test, RootMetrics says that it drove 265,386 miles and performed 3,676,470 tests, including tests conducted within the 125 most populous metro areas across the U.S. RootMetrics also notes that … [read full article]

Android 7.0 Nougat update now hitting Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and other devices

Months after its original announcement, Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here. An update to Android 7.0 is now rolling out to Nexus devices. That means if you’ve got a Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, or Pixel C (yes, it’s not technically a Nexus), then Nougat is coming your way. As with most updates, though, keep in mind that this rollout will be staggered, so it could take some time for Android … [read full article]

T-Mobile subscribers getting free access to hundreds of Wi-Fi hotspots in Singapore

T-Mobile customers have been enjoying some nice international benefits this summer, including unlimited high-speed data in Europe and Brazil. Now another international benefit has been announced. T-Mobile subscribers can get free access to Singapore’s free public Wi-Fi network, called Wireless@SG, from Aug. 22 through Sept. 21. T-Mo customers will have access to around 290 Wi-Fi hotspots in the designated test areas, including island resort Sentosa and major MRT train stations. If you’re planning to … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile Note 7 pre-order customers having issues claiming gifts, but Samsung is on it

T-Mobile opened pre-orders of the Galaxy Note 7 immediately once the calendar turned to Aug. 3 on the east coast, but it looks like that may have wreaked havoc on some customers’ effort to get their bonus gift. Some T-Mobile Note 7 pre-order customers are reporting that their request to get their free gift is being rejected by Samsung. The issue is that the promotion, which offers a free Gear Fit 2, 256GB microSD card, or … [read full article]

Sprint CEO confirms interest in T-Mobile merger, but says no talks happening

Earlier this week, a report suggested that SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son was interested in merging Sprint — which his company is the majority owner of — with T-Mobile. Now Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure has commented on that report. In an interview with Fortune, Claure confirmed that there is interest in merging Sprint and T-Mobile. “We’ve always said that we were interested, Claure said, adding that “it would be nice to combine both companies to give … [read full article]

EFF says T-Mobile One seems to violate net neutrality

One day after the announcement of T-Mobile One, the new plan is giving some people concerns that it could violate net neutrality. EFF senior staff technologist Jeremy Gillula told the Daily Dot that, based on what his group has read about T-Mobile One so far, “it seems like T-Mobile’s new plan to charge its customers extra to not throttle video runs directly afoul of the principle of net neutrality.” He added that T-Mobile One’s video … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays prizes are focused on travel

UPDATE: The T-Mobile Tuesdays site has been updated with more info on this week’s gifts. They include a $15 Lyft credit, small Wendy’s Frosty, free VUDU rental, and your choice of one of 10 free HarperCollins books.   Tuesday is still a few days away, but today we know what prizes T-Mobile will have for the next edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays on Aug. 23. First up, the free gifts. T-Mobile has switched things up this week by … [read full article]