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T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially makes its way to El Paso, Texas

Many of us are paying close attention to the FCC’s 600MHz spectrum auction that T-Mobile is taking part in, but today there’s some 700MHz network news to be aware of. T-Mobile has officially launched Extended Range LTE — aka band 12, aka 700MHZ — coverage in El Paso, Texas. The fresh coverage also reaches to Alamogordo, Tularosa, and Orogrande. If you’re not aware, Extended Range LTE helps T-Mobile’s LTE coverage reach where it couldn’t before … [read full article]

Next T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts will include StubHub credit

T-Mobile’s been switching up the weekly gifts for T-Mobile Tuesdays in recent weeks, and now we know what’s coming on July 5. T-Mobile has revealed that StubHub is coming to T-Mobile Tuesdays with a $20 credit for tickets. You’ll also be getting a $15 Lyft ride credit, a free VUDU movie rental, and a free small Frosty from Wendy’s. StubHub is also providing the prizes for the in-app T-Mobile Tuesdays game. The winners of the two … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shows its front and back in set of leaked images

Nearly one week after the Galaxy Note 7’s branding and specs leaked out, images that show the phone itself have surfaced. Leaked renders that show the Galaxy Note 7 in a trio of colors have been posted by Evan Blass. The colors are referred to as Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Blue Color. The phone itself doesn’t look too far off from last year’s Galaxy Note 5, but we can see a dual curved … [read full article]

T-Mobile Fourth of July deals include Galaxy S6 edge for $330, phone-tablet bundle savings

The Fourth of July weekend is very nearly here, and if you were thinking about celebrating America’s independence by buying a new phone, T-Mobile’s got some deals for you to check out. First up, T-Mo is taking a full $350 off of the price of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. That leaves the S6 edge at a price of $329.99, or $0 down and 24 payments of $13.75 each. T-Mobile says that this deal is only … [read full article]

NuAns Neo hits Kickstarter with Windows 10 Mobile and swappable back covers

We haven’t seen any new Windows 10 Mobile smartphones on T-Mobile since the Fierce XL’s launch earlier this year, but today a new Kickstarter has launched to get Windows fans their fix for a new device. The NuAns Neo is now live on Kickstarter, and it boasts a unique design thanks to its Twotone covers. The back of the Neo is split into top and bottom halves, NuAns is selling Twotone covers in a variety … [read full article]

Android N is officially named Nougat

Months after Android N first came onto the scene in the form of a developer preview, the update’s official name has been revealed. Android Nougat is the official nickname for Google’s next big Android update. The name was just revealed, complete with the debut of a new statue on Google’s campus in California, which you can see below. Google names all of Android’s major updates after desserts, and it’s been moving down the alphabet one … [read full article]

iPhone coming soon to MetroPCS

Big news for MetroPCS today, as the prepaid service will soon be getting some major new additions to its lineup. T-Mobile has announced that MetroPCS will carry iPhone hardware. Specifically, Metro will offer the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, and iPhone 5s. Pricing for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be set at $649 and $749, respectively, while the iPhone SE will be $349. The iPhone 5s will be the cheapest model … [read full article]

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge launching today in the U.S.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge have been available from T-Mobile for months now, but if you prefer to buy your phones unlocked and direct from the company that made them, now you can get Samsung’s latest flagships, too. Samsung is launching unlocked versions of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in the U.S. Pricing is set at $669.99 for the S7 and $769.99 for the S7 edge, and you’ll be able to buy ‘em … [read full article]

BLU R1 HD can be had for as little as $50, will be updated with LTE band 12 support

BLU today announced its latest Android smartphone, and so long as you don’t mind some ads, you can score one for pretty cheap. The BLU R1 HD features a 5-inch 1280×720 display, 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera with a wide-angle lens, quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor, and 2500mAh battery. It’s available in two configurations, one with 8GB of storage and 1GB of RAM and the other with 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM, but they … [read full article]

FCC finishes first stage of 600MHz auction with $86.4 billion spectrum cost

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about the 600MHz spectrum auction, but today a major milestone was hit. The FCC has confirmed that the reverse auction is complete, and that the bidding for the 126MHz of spectrum that was cleared finished at $86.4 billion. With a “B.” Now the FCC will shift to the forward auction that’ll see carriers, including T-Mobile, bid for that spectrum. In addition to T-Mo, AT&T and Verizon are … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers can call or text Turkey for free following Istanbul attack

Following an attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for its customers to contact Turkey. From June 28 through July 5, all T-Mobile Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers will be able to call and text from the U.S. to Turkey for free. The regular charges will appear on customers’ bills along with credits to cancel them out. In addition to T-Mo customers, the free calling and texting to … [read full article]

Unlocked Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus now available for pre-order

Motorola’s Moto G line is known for offering affordable Android smartphones, and today the latest models became available for pre-order in the U.S. Both the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus are now available for pre-order from Motorola’s website. They’re being offered with Moto Maker, which means that you can customize the front, back, and accent colors of your phone and add an engraving if you’d like. Pricing starts at $199 for the 16GB … [read full article]