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ZTE ZMAX Pro official, runs Android 6.0 on a 6-inch display for $99

After leaking out earlier this year, the ZTE ZMAX Pro is now officially official. The ZTE ZMAX Pro runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a huge 6-inch 1920×1080 LCD screen. It’s got a 5-megapixel camera on its face for all of your selfie needs, and around back there’s a 13-megapixel camera with phase detection autofocus and 1080p video capture. There’s a fingerprint reader below that 13-megapixel camera and a USB Type-C 2.0 port for charging up the … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes it free to call and text to and from Turkey

One day after T-Mobile said that it was waiving fees for calls and texts to and from Nice, France, following the terror attack there, another international incident has occurred. Following the attempted military coup in Turkey, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers to call and text from the U.S. to Turkey. This free calling and texting also applies to customers of MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family … [read full article]

iPhone rolling out to MetroPCS stores nationwide this weekend

After launching early in Florida last month, the iPhone is now making its way to more MetroPCS stores. Starting this weekend, the iPhone will roll out to MetroPCS stores nationwide, hitting more than 5,000. MetroPCS offers the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, and iPhone 5s. Pricing for the four models starts at $649 for the iPhone 6s, $749 for the iPhone 6s Plus, $349 for the iPhone SE, and $199 for the iPhone 5s. … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to and from Nice, France

Following the terror attack Nice, France earlier today, T-Mobile has made it free for its customers to reach out to loved ones in the area. T-Mobile says that its Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers can call and text from the U.S. to Nice, France, for free. This offer also applies to MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family mobile customers. Additionally, T-Mobile customers in the Nice, France, area will have their roaming fees for calls … [read full article]

Next T-Mobile Tuesday will include unlimited Pokémon Go data for one year

Pokémon Go has been taking the world by storm, driving Android and iPhone users to scour their neighborhoods for a Pikachu or Dragonite. Now T-Mobile is getting in on the Pokémon Go action, too. The next T-Mobile Tuesday (July 19) will include Pokémon Go as one of the gifts. Specifically, T-Mobile will be giving customers unlimited data for use with Pokémon Go for a full year, meaning that it’ll last until August 2017. This offer will … [read full article]

Nexus 5X sale drops price of 32GB model to $234.99

UPDATE: There seems to be a redirect issue with this site and Newegg Flash that sends anyone that clicks this post’s links to the main Newegg page instead of the Newegg flash one. The issue is being looked into, but for now, go to flash.newegg.com to see this Nexus 5X deal.   If you’re looking for an affordable way to be one of the first to get Android Nougat, Newegg has the deal for you. On … [read full article]

T-Mobile writes to FCC regarding wireless competition, slams other carriers in the process

The FCC’s annual report on the state of mobile wireless competition is coming up, and in advance of the report, T-Mobile has filed a letter to the FCC to comment on the wireless industry. In its filing, T-Mobile managed to say that the wireless industry is competitive while also talking up its actions and slamming those of the other carriers. T-Mo explains that ever since its first Un-carrier move three years ago, the other carriers have … [read full article]

Alcatel Idol 4S offers 5.5-inch QHD screen and VR headset, pricing set at $349.99

The battle of the affordable flagship smartphones has been heating up lately thanks to the likes of the OnePlus 3 and ZTE Axon 7, and now another entrant is getting ready to fight. The Alcatel Idol 4S will be available for pre-order in the U.S. on July 15 at 8:00 am PT/11:00 am ET. Pricing will be set at $349.99, which will get you the Idol 4S, the packaging that doubles as a virtual … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile receiving new software update

Another month, another Windows 10 Mobile update for the Alcatel Fierce XL. T-Mobile’s Alcatel Fierce XL is now receiving an update to Windows 10 Mobile version 10.0.10586.494. According to the information posted by Microsoft, Fierce XL owners can expect improved support to Windows 10 Mobile’s backup settings for apps as well as some other goodies. Microsoft’s full changelog for the Windows 10 build 10586.494 update: Improved reliability of Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer 11, Windows Explorer, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge+ receiving security-focused updates

Days after the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge began receiving software updates, it’s time for the Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+ to get updates of their own. T-Mobile has announced updates for both its Note 5 and its S6 edge+. The changelogs for the two updates are the same, touting the June and July security patches, Google security fixes, and “various system improvements.” The Galaxy Note 5’s update bumps the phone to baseband version … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 now available for pre-order with 5.5-inch Quad HD display, $399.98 price tag

After announcing the Axon 7 back in May, ZTE today revealed the all-important pricing and availability details for its new flagship. The ZTE Axon 7 is now available for pre-order in the U.S., with pricing set at $399.98. As of this writing, the Ion Gold model will begin shipping on July 27, while the Quartz Gray model starts shipping August 17. The Axon 7 is available for pre-order from Amazon, Best Buy, B&H … [read full article]

LG Stylo 2 Plus lands at MetroPCS with $149 price tag

MetroPCS announced back in June that the LG Stylo 2 Plus would be coming to its network, but it didn’t say when that launch would happen. Now we know, because the Stylo 2 Plus has quietly appeared on MetroPCS’s website. The LG Stylo 2 Plus is available from MetroPCS for $149 after a $70 mail-in rebate. For that price, you’re getting an Android 6.0 smartphone with a 5.7-inch 1280×720 display, 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front … [read full article]