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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]

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 7 event for August 2, explains why it’s skipping Note 6

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is officially less than one month from making its big debut. Samsung has announced a Galaxy Unpacked event for August 2, and it’s confirmed that the Galaxy Note 7 will be the star of the show. Samsung has even gone ahead and said that, yes, the phone’s name will be “Galaxy Note 7.” As for why it’s skipping the Galaxy Note 6, Samsung explains: “First and foremost though, you might be … [read full article]

HTC 10 discounted by $100 in HTC’s store through July 31

If you’ve been interested in the HTC 10, now may be the time to pull the trigger. HTC is now running a deal that cuts $100 off the price of the unlocked HTC 10 and its carrier-branded variants, bringing it down to $599. The unlocked HTC 10 supports T-Mobile VoLTE, band 12 LTE, and Wi-Fi Calling and doesn’t have any preloaded carrier applications. The unlocked model also offers updates direct from HTC and a warranty … [read full article]

T-Mobile giving away Samsung Galaxy On5 and J7 to customers on select rate plans

T-Mobile is sweetening this T-Mobile Tuesday with the announcement of a new promotion. Starting tomorrow, July 13, T-Mobile will offer a free Samsung Galaxy smartphone to new and existing Simple Choice customers. To qualify, all lines on your account will need to be on at least a 6GB or 10GB rate plan at the current pricing. Customers on the 6GB rate plan can get the Samsung Galaxy On5 (shown above) for free, while customers on … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G4 update rolling out with security improvements

LG G4 owners, you’ve got a software update coming your way. LG and T-Mobile have announced that they’re pushing an update to T-Mobile’s G4 that brings the phone to software version H81120o. As for what’s included, T-Mo says that it improves messaging security, while LG says that the update offers Google security patches and general maintenance. As you can see in the screenshot below, the G4 is on the June 2016 Android security patch … [read full article]

Next T-Mobile Tuesday will offer credit for The Clymb

Before you get your weekend festivities started, here’s what you can expect from next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday. T-Mobile has announced that customers will get $10 to spend at The Clymb, a website with adventure gear like sunglasses, water bottles, GPS watches, and shoes. That’s in addition to the $15 Lyft credit, free small Wendy’s Frosty, and free VUDU movie rental that were given out last week. When it comes to the game prizes[read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 receiving July security update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has now updated its GS7 and GS7 edge support pages to say that both phones are getting updates starting today, July 8, and that the updates will be rolling out through July 22.   Samsung Galaxy S7 owners, the time to update has come again. T-Mobile is now pushing the July 1 security update to its Galaxy S7. Normally we see the GS7 and GS7 edge receive updates at the same time, … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes calling and texting to Taiwan free in response to Super Typhoon Nepartak

With Super Typhoon Nepartak and its 150 mph winds hitting Taiwan, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for its customers to contact loved ones there. T-Mobile Simple Choice customers on prepaid and postpaid plans can call and text from the U.S. to Taiwan for free from July 7 through July 14. This also applies to customers on MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family Mobile. Those customers that do contact friends or family in … [read full article]

T-Mobile sponsoring 2016 Home Run Derby, offering VR experience and more to celebrate

T-Mobile is once again a major sponsor of the MLB Home Run Derby, and T-Mo is celebrating with several special happenings. First up, T-Mobile stores will be offering Home Run Derby VR Experiences starting tomorrow, July 8. You can visit one of 2,200 T-Mobile stores across the U.S. to stop on a virtual reality headset, see what it’s like to hit a home run, and compete with your friends to see who can score the most … [read full article]