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T-Mobile touts fastest LTE download speeds, says 600MHz phones from Samsung and LG coming soon

T-Mobile’s got some network news to share. T-Mo says that, according to its analysis of national LTE results of Ookla Speedtest data, it’s got the fastest download speeds in the U.S. T-Mobile had an average of 26.9Mbps, while AT&T had 23.0Mbps and Verizon had 22.7Mbps. Sprint finished below 20Mbps, and so T-Mo decided to not include it in its graph. Also included in today’s announcement is that, according to crowd-sourced data, T-Mobile’s LTE availability is at 91.5 percent. … [read full article]

Samsung now offering Galaxy S8 Buy One, Get One deal with trade-in

Another Buy One, Get One deal on the Samsung Galaxy S8 has launched. Samsung today kicked off another BOGO deal on the Galaxy S8. With this offer, you can buy a Galaxy S8 at full retail price and get a second Galaxy S8 for free with trade-in. You can also get a Galaxy S8+ for your second device, but you’ll still owe $100 on it after Samsung’s trade-in credit. The devices that qualify for trade … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free National Geographic eBook, movie rental

The gifts and prizes for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday have been revealed. For the July 18th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a free digital copy of National Geographic’s Guide to National Parks, 10 free 4×6 photo prints and two 5×7 enlargements from the FreePrints app (available on Android and iOS), and free access to HotelStorm, which offers discounted hotels. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a free movie rental or purchase … [read full article]

T-Mobile completes Narrowband IoT tests, partners with Las Vegas for IoT projects

After opening T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas last year, T-Mo today announced that it’s making another move in that city. T-Mobile is partnering with the City of Las Vegas to deploy Internet of Things (IoT) in the city. This comes following T-Mobile’s successful Narrowband IoT field tests on a live commercial network, something that T-Mobile says it’s the first carrier in North America to have done. These Narrowband IoT tests, which were conducted in partnership … [read full article]

LG appears set to debut V30 on August 31

One day after images that claimed to show the design of the LG V30 leaked out, LG appears to be sending out invitations to the device’s official reveal. LG is sending “Save the Dates” for an event on August 31 in Berlin, Germany. The invitation looks like a tall 2:1 display and includes whats looks to be a “V” on its wallpaper. While LG isn’t coming right out and saying what it has planned for … [read full article]

New Google Pixel XL 2017 leak claims to give us a look at the phone’s updated design

Looks like the LG V30 isn’t the only LG-made flagship that’s leaking out today. New renders have been shared that claim to show the design of Google’s Pixel XL for 2017, codenamed Taimen. Shared by Android Police, this Pixel XL 2017 is said to be manufactured by LG, a change from last year when both Pixel models were made by HTC. This Pixel XL 2017 shares some design elements with last year’s Pixel XL, … [read full article]

LG V30 render leak allegedly shows design of upcoming flagship

For the past couple of years, LG has offered two flagship smartphones per year, launching a G series device in the first half of the year and a V series device in the second half. It looks like that’ll continue in 2017. Renders that claim to show off the LG V30 have made their way online. The images come from @OnLeaks and MySmartPrice and are said to be based on factory CAD information. This alleged LG … [read full article]

MetroPCS launching limited time deals today

Today T-Mobile announced that it’s got some new deals for MetroPCS customers, all of which are launching today. First up, folks that switch two lines to MetroPCS can get two 32GB LG K20 Plus phones for free after instant rebate. They’ll just have to pay the sales tax. The LG K20 Plus isn’t the only phone that’s being discounted. Customers that add a line can get the LG Stylo 3 Plus or any other phone that’s $99 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ update adds navigation bar features and security patches

Heads up, Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, because a new update is coming your way. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models, and it includes some notable changes. First is that there’s a button on the left side of the navigation bar that you can use to hide the bar. This will let you see more content on your screen since you won’t have a black bar blocking … [read full article]

T-Mobile sponsoring 2017 Home Run Derby, holding Bracket Challenge for World Series tickets

T-Mobile has partnered with the MLB to sponsor the Home Run Derby for the past few years, and today T-Mo confirmed that it’s going to sponsor the Derby again in 2017. The 2017 T-Mobile Home Run Derby is happening July 10th at 8:00 pm ET, and T-Mo has some plans to celebrate the event. The big one is the Bracket Challenge, which tasks entrants with picking a perfect bracket for next week’s Home Run Derby. … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers had data issues this morning

Two weeks after T-Mobile’s network suffered a data outage in several parts of the country, it looks like T-Mo ran into some more network issues. There are reports of T-Mobile customers that had trouble using data this morning. The issues seem to have been sprinkled across the U.S., and while not everyone had problems, reports of issues came from cities like Minneapolis, New York City, Boston, St. Louis, and Denver. I reached out to T-Mobile … [read full article]