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Google Pixel and Pixel XL now official

After appearing in countless leaks over the past month or two, Google’s new Pixel phones are now official. Google today introduced the Pixel and Pixel XL, which are touted as being “made by Google” and feature Google branding. The phones launched by Google over the past several years have used the “Nexus” brand in collaboration with other manufacturers, but these new phones carry the “Pixel” brand that’s been used for only a few high-end devices that … [read full article]

T-Mobile experiencing intermittent calling issues

UPDATE: Well, that was fast. Neville Ray says that the calling issues have been solved. Carry on about your day!   T-Mobile and other carriers are having some calling issues today. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray and CEO John Legere confirmed this morning that T-Mo is experiencing “intermittent calling issues” from a third-party landline voice provider. This issue isn’t isolated to T-Mobile, though, as Ray says that all carriers are being impacted. Intermittent calling issues from a 3rd … [read full article]

T-Mobile to prioritize on-device data over tethering data during network congestion

UPDATE: T-Mobile today reached out to clarify that this prioritization went into effect on September 8, shortly after the launch of T-Mobile One.   If you ever use your smartphone as a mobile hotspot, then you’ll want to pay attention to the news that T-Mobile quietly revealed today. T-Mobile is now sending emails to customers saying that it’s “putting your on-device experience first” by prioritizing on-device data over Smartphone Mobile HotSpot data. T-Mo does say that this … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to countries affected by Hurricane Matthew

With Hurricane Matthew expected to strike Haiti, Cuba, and other Caribbean countries in the coming days, T-Mobile is making sure that you can keep in contact with any loved ones you may have in the storm’s path. T-Mobile is making it free to call and text from the US to areas affected by Hurricane Matthew, including the Bahamas, Bermuda, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, and Turks & Caicos. Any T-Mobile customers in Bahamas, Bermuda, Haiti, Jamaica and Turks … [read full article]

T-Mobile will resume Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales on October 5

The Galaxy Note 7 has been missing from T-Mobile’s shelves for a while now following the device’s recall, which means that anyone that’s not exchanging a recalled unit have been unable to get a Note 7 from T-Mo. That’ll change this week. T-Mobile has announced that it’ll resume sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 this Wednesday, October 5. That includes both online and in-store sales. Before it was pulled from T-Mobile shelves, the … [read full article]

White Google Pixel leaked by Canadian carrier

UPDATE: Bell also has a Google Pixel XL page live that shows the larger of the two Pixels. You can see images from that page at the bottom of this post.   Days before Google’s October 4 announcement, a Canadian carrier appears to have revealed one of Google’s new devices. An image of a white Google Pixel has been posted by Canadian carrier Bell. The render appears on a pre-order page for the Galaxy … [read full article]

HTC 10 on sale in HTC’s store, $150 price cut will last until October 8

T-Mobile may have stopped selling the HTC 10, but if you’re still interested in HTC’s current HTC flagship, you can now get a discount on it from HTC itself. HTC is cutting $150 off the price of the HTC 10 from October 1 through October 8. The HTC 10’s normal price is $699, so this sale knocks the price down to $549. When buying the HTC 10 from HTC, you can select T-Mobile as your … [read full article]

Upcoming T-Mobile Tuesday will offer ESPN Magazine subscription, grand prize trip to World Series

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts and prizes have been revealed, and this time the focus is on sports. The T-Mobile Tuesday for October 4 will include a free one-year subscription to ESPN Magazine. Interestingly, the description says that “you’ll get one year of the best magazine in sports delivered to your door for free,” suggesting that this could be a physical subscription rather than a digital one like most other magazine subscriptions that T-Mobile Tuesdays … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Des Smith unboxed the iPhone 7 in zero gravity

T-Mobile Product Manager Des Smith, also known as @askdes, is known for his epic unboxings. For example, he unboxed the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 while riding a water slide, and he showed off the LG G5 while in a rally car. And now his latest unboxing has taken him to zero gravity. Des tonight shared a video that shows him unboxing an iPhone 7 in a zero gravity environment. And to make things even more … [read full article]

T-Mobile suffering from outage in Pennsylvania

UPDATE: Neville Ray says that the fiber cut that caused the issue has been repaired and that most major sites are back online. UPDATE 2: At 3:12 AM ET, Ray said that service in Pennsylvania had returned to normal.   Having service issues in Pennsylvania? If so, it’s not just you. T-Mobile is suffering from an outage in Pennsylvania, specifically the central part of the state and “some parts of Philly,” according to T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray. … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO talks about targeting AT&T’s M2M customers, keeping legacy GSM around

Earlier this month, T-Mobile began targeting AT&T’s Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) customers by offering them free 2H service through the end of 2016. Now T-Mo CFO Braxton Carter has elaborated on how the Un-carrier’s 2G plans differ from AT&T. “Until you get voice and data on LTE, you can’t refarm spectrum dedicated to legacy technology,” Carter said. He went on to say that 60 percent of T-Mobile’s spectrum is currently being used … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC One M9 getting September security update

After receiving an August security patch earlier this month, T-Mobile’s HTC One M9 is now getting another update. TmoNews reader and HTC One M9 owner Kevin says that his phone got a 355.44MB software update today. The update brings the One M9 to version 3.39.531.21 and includes the September 1 security patches. T-Mobile hasn’t updated its support page with info on this update — or the last update, for that matter — so it’s unclear … [read full article]