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Reminder: iOS 8.1 arriving for iPhone and iPad later today (Update: Here!)

UPDATE: iOS 8.1 has rolled out. Let us know how you get on installing it, and if you have any issues. Also, if you try Apple Pay. I’d love to hear how well it works, before it rolls out on my side of the pond.  If you have an iPhone or iPad on T-Mobile’s network, remember that a pretty major “dot” update is coming your way today. iOS 8.1 is expected to land within … [read full article]

Free shipping on Galaxy Note 4 store orders?

Yesterday we received information from one of our sources stating that for a limited time, customers looking to order their Galaxy Note 4′s in store (presumably where they have no stock) can get it shipped to them without incurring a delivery charge. The offer ends tomorrow, October 20th. The following memo is being sent to staff as a guide on the process. If you are a customer, it seems you have to pay … [read full article]

Network update: T-Mobile LTE Sightings in Maine, rural Illinois and Pennsylvania

I have no idea what T-Mobile’s network engineers are eating for breakfast each morning, but if I had to guess from the rate of expansion and upgrades, it’s probably Red Bull-soaked Lucky Charms and three triple espressos. These guys are working incredibly quickly. Over the past 10-14 days, I’ve received a huge number of sightings and updates from readers across the U.S. noticing LTE in new markets, in many different areas. Illinois [read full article]

T-Mobile opens up iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 pre-registration pages

T-Mobile was remarkably quiet following yesterday’s Apple event, and didn’t officially announce that it would be carrying the new iPads. Today, the pre-registration pages have gone live and you can sign up to hear as soon as the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 are available to order from T-Mobile. Of the two, the iPad mini 3 is the closest to its predecessor. Apple’s seemingly just added a Touch ID button and … [read full article]

T-Mo Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets minor software update

T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 4 only officially launches today, but those who received their pre-orders earlier this week have already got their first software updates. And before you get too excited, no, it’s not Android 5.0. Instead, it’s a small (~65MB) update issued to fix some performance problems. Chief among those is battery performance. The carrier’s support site is yet to be updated with the new software details, but if you have a Galaxy … [read full article]

Android 5.0 Lollipop coming to Xperia Z3 and Z1s beginning 2015

Following yesterday’s official unveiling of Android 5.0 Lollipop by Google, Sony has confirmed in a blog post today that it’s bringing the newest, sweetest version of Android to its Xperia Z lineup. The company confirms that it will be working hard to bring the update to its premium series as quickly as possible. “We’ll be making Sony Mobile’s Android “L” upgrade available for the entire premium Z series*: including Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia … [read full article]

Galaxy Note 4, Xperia Z3 or Nexus 6 – Which T-Mo bound Android are you getting? [poll]

Today might be Apple day for the tech scene, but with T-Mobile having announced that the Nexus 6 is on its way yesterday, I was more interested in seeing which of the most recent high-powered Android flagships might be making their way in to your pockets soon. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen official availability announced for Sony’s water-proof, [read full article]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat update schedules leaked in Samsung roadmap

If there’s one negative about buying carrier-locked Android devices, it’s that you have to wait for a long time before you get your software updates. T-Mobile, historically, isn’t the fastest at getting the updates out and Samsung’s regular delays further exacerbate the situation. But, if a recently leaked software update roadmap is anything to go by, we could see one of T-Mobile’s handsets getting 4.4.4 at some point in the near future. Of … [read full article]

Xperia Z3 pre-sale is live, Nokia Lumia 530 available now from T-Mobile

Just a quick post to remind you of a couple of handsets now available to order. Firstly, T-Mobile reminds us today that the pre-sale for its hotly anticipated Sony Xperia Z3 is now live. Those who order during the pre-sale will also receive a digital copy of the PS4 game, DriveClub. All that customers need to do after taking part in the pre-sale is visit sonymobile.com/drivecluboffer and redeem the offer. … [read full article]