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Report: T-Mobile customers use apps on cellular more than those on other U.S. carriers

With many different data plans out there, consumers may use their phones differently, with some sticking mostly to Wi-Fi while others use cellular without a care. A new report that recently came out aimed to find out how subscribers across the major four U.S. carriers are using the apps on their devices. A report from FierceWireless and consulting firm P3 shows that T-Mobile customers use their apps far more on cellular than customers of the other … [read full article]

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus launch at T-Mobile today

The latest flagship smartphones have arrived: Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have arrived. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are landing on store shelves today, both in T-Mobile’s stores and in Apple’s. Pre-order units are being delivered starting today, too, so if you got up early last week to reserve yourself a new iPhone, you might see one on your doorstep today. T-Mobile says that its stores will have limited inventory[read full article]

Update to fix iOS 10 connectivity issues on T-Mobile now available

Well, that didn’t take long. Following reports from iOS owners who were having cellular connectivity issues after updating to iOS 10, Apple and T-Mobile have pushed out a new update to resolve the issue. Several Reddit users have confirmed that they’ve received Carrier Update 25.2 and that it fixes the connectivity issues that they were having. If you aren’t already on iOS 10, you can now update by going to Settings > General > Software … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL receiving Windows 10 Mobile update to 14393.189

Alcatel Fierce XL owners, another update is coming your way. T-Mobile’s Alcatel Fierce XL is now receiving an update to version 14393.189. TmoNews readers Joe and The_Pasty_Gangsta got the update on his Fierce XL tonight, so if you’ve got a Fierce XL, be sure to keep an eye out for it. You can also check for the update manually by going into Settings > Update & security > Phone update > Check for updates. As … [read full article]

Galaxy Note 7 officially recalled by Samsung and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Following reports of explosions and transportation agencies urging Galaxy Note 7 owners to power down their phones, Samsung is officially recalling its latest flagship smartphone. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Samsung have formally announced a recall of Galaxy Note 7 units purchased before Sept. 15. As part of the recall, Samsung has launched a webpage that’ll let you check the IMEI of your Note 7 to determine if it’s been recalled. You can … [read full article]

High school student discovers method to get free data on T-Mobile

T-Mobile has been white-listing speed test apps from data allotments for a while now, letting you test the speed of T-Mo’s network without using your monthly data allowance. Now one high schooler has found an interesting loophole related to T-Mobile and speed tests. Jacob Ajit was recently playing around with a T-Mobile prepaid SIM with no active service and discovered that he could use it to get free data on T-Mo. Ajit explains that, after … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers experiencing connectivity issues following iOS 10 update

UPDATE 2: A fix is now available. If you’ve already updated to iOS 10, you can get the fix by going into Settings > General > About. UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed the issue on Twitter and is urging its iPhone customers to hold off on updating to iOS 10. T-Mo says that Apple is working on a fix that should be available in 24-48 hours. Until then, anyone that’s already updated to iOS 10 … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 includes LTE band 66 support

The LG V20 has several features that make it worth paying attention to, including a removable battery and microSD card combo, a dual rear camera system, and a high-end spec list. Turns out that there’s another feature that makes it attractive that LG didn’t mention in its announcement of the V20. FCC documents have revealed that the LG V20 on T-Mobile (and other carriers) will support LTE band 66. This is notable because it makes the … [read full article]

T-Mobile responds to AT&T’s upcoming 2G shutdown with free service for IoT customers

T-Mobile is no stranger to poking fun at the other major U.S. competitors and the moves that they make, and today T-Mo is putting AT&T in its sights. T-Mobile says that it’s “throwing a lifeline” to AT&T Internet of Things (IoT) customers but offering them free 2G service through the end of 2016. This includes up to 50MB per device per month and free SIM cards. If you’re an AT&T customer that’s interested in migrating your … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free food and prizes from Buffalo Wild Wings

Get ready for another new T-Mobile Tuesdays partner next week. The T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts for Sept. 20 will include a free snack size order of wings at Buffalo Wild Wings. This offer is dine-in only, so you’ll have to sit down at your friendly neighborhood B-Dubs to get your free food. Other gifts next week include a free VUDU movie rental and a free $15 credit for Lyft. Next week’s grand prize is an Ultimate Sports … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 10 and watchOS 3 updates

UPDATE: Some folks are seeing their iOS devices get bricked when installing the iOS 10 update. Apple says that the problem is now resolved, but if it affected you, it’s recommending that you follow these steps to connect to iTunes on your computer to complete the update.   As expected, Apple is now pushing iOS 10 and watchOS 3 to the public after several beta releases. Both are significant updates for their respective platforms. On … [read full article]

T-Mobile touts iPhone 7 sales records, including most single-day sales

Apparently consumers are fans of the iPhone 7 and T-Mobile’s iPhone Trade-Up offer. T-Mobile says that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have broken pre-order records, with the two devices getting nearly four times as many pre-orders from Friday, Sept. 9, through Monday compared to the next most popular iPhone. T-Mo also notes that on Friday, the iPhone 7 set a single-day sales record for any phone in T-Mobile’s history. The iPhone 7 also … [read full article]