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Magenta has fastest U.S. LTE network according to OpenSignal report

According to the most recent report published by OpenSignal, T-Mobile has the fastest LTE speeds on average in the States. Its average download speeds are 11.5Mbps, making it faster than AT&T’s 9.12Mbps, Verizon’s 7.82Mbps and Sprint’s mediocre 4.32Mbps. Although that may sound great, the report is pretty damning on the state of the US’ LTE coverage. Although it was one of the first countries to start building on the 4th gen networking technology, it’s one of the … [read full article]

BlackBerry CEO: T-Mobile iPhone promotion “inappropriate and ill-conceived” [Update: T-Mobile statement]

Over the weekend, T-Mobile took some heat over its attempts to tempt BlackBerry users away from their beloved devices and switch to iPhone. This – of course – did not go down well with the BBerry faithful. Although John Legere was quick to apologize and state he was looking in to it, it didn’t stop BlackBerry’s new CEO, John Chen from stepping in … [read full article]

Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) coming to Galaxy S4, S3, Note 3 and other Samsung devices

Today, Samsung announced that it would be pushing out KitKat to a slew of its Android-powered smartphones. Although we’re not precisely sure on specific dates for T-Mobile devices, the 4.4.2 update will be rolling out from today. Among the list of devices being supported are the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S 4 and S 3 as well as others. Full press release below: DALLAS, February 18, 2014 – Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s new eSIM launched, aims to cut down international costs for connected machines

In the consumer market, T-Mobile’s been taking giant strides towards revolutionizing the traditional market approach taken by carriers. One of its so-called ‘Un-carrier’ moves was to abolish roaming charges for its Simple Choice customers in the latter half of last year. Users could travel to 100 different countries and be able to text and use data (EDGE only) and not be charged a single cent for doing so. Today, it’s moved further to … [read full article]

HTC One (M8) scheduled for March 25th launch date

Today, HTC sent out invites to a special press event set to take place on March 25th. It’s almost guaranteed that the company will use this event to announce the HTC One’s successor, code-named the M8. The launch event itself is being held in two locations: London and New York. As for specs, features and other information, we don’t know anything with certainty. Rumors have recently pointed to a device very heavily influenced by the original One. … [read full article]

Tmo BlackBerry fans not happy with iPhone switch promotion

In the tech world, there are fans of every platform and manufacturer. Some groups may be louder and larger than others, but you won’t find many fans as loyal as that of BlackBerry phones. They’ve stuck with the company from the chart-topping days of the original BlackBerry Bold, and now – even though the company is nowhere near its glory days of old – they still cling on to their devices. Fact is, … [read full article]

DoJ signs off on T-Mobile acquisition of Verizon’s A-block spectrum

Things have been so noisy and persistent on the Sprint/SoftBank buyout rumor side that any mention of the 700MHz spectrum from Verizon has seemingly gone unnoticed. Earlier than anticipated, T-Mobile’s purchase of the A-block spectrum from VZW has been signed off by the Department of Justice. “The U.S. Department of Justice brought its antitrust review of T-Mobile US Inc.’s acquisition of Verizon Wireless spectrum licenses to an early close Monday, giving its approval … [read full article]

Android 4.4.2 now available for T-Mobile Moto X users

After a short while in “soak test” mode, Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now available for Moto X owners on T-Mobile. If you are using the device on Magenta, and if you haven’t already, you can now download the update. Within the new software are the following features and bug fixes: Added support for printing photos, Google Docs, GMail messages and other content using a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection or using cloud-printing services like … [read full article]