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Samsung Galaxy S5 heading to T-Mobile in April, pre-register now

If you head on over to T-Mobile.com, head in to the “shop all phones” section and you’ll spot a nice little headline placeholder for the Samsung Galaxy S5. Click “learn more” and you’ll be able to pre-register your interest to be one of the first to know when it’s coming, and how much it’s going to cost. Also, you’ll be entered in to a draw to win a free Galaxy S5 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q4 2013 earnings – 1.6 million net additions, low churn and expanding LTE

As we were already aware – after John Legere’s press conference at CES – last quarter was incredible for T-Mobile. More than 1.6 million customers joined Magenta’s ranks. 981k of those were branded customer additions, with 869k of those being postpaid. If you’ve been following Tmo’s earnings and reports for a while, you’ll know that those figures alone represent the best quarter T-Mobile’s had for a very long time. In fact, it’s Tmo’s … [read full article]

Nokia Lumia 925 on Tmo gets Windows Phone Black update

While many BlackBerry fans a couple of weeks ago considered that T-mobile was actively pushing them to switch platforms, there’s another operating system that’s considered by many of its fans to have been ignored altogether: Windows Phone. When the company announced which devices would be getting the Windows Black update, T-mobile’s own Lumia 810 wasn’t on the list. Thankfully, however, its big brother – the Lumia 925 – was, and has now begun … [read full article]

Reminder: T-mobile Q4 2013 earnings call at 9am Eastern

T-Mobile is set to unveil how its final quarter of 2013 went. With generous discounts to its up-pricing on many high end phones, and reducing many to $0 down over the holidays, it will be interesting to see exactly how good the final quarter was. Of course, we already got a snippet of the information from John Legere at the T-Mobile press event at CES in January. It was – in terms of … [read full article]

Galaxy S5 announced – Faster, more efficient and leather-clad [pics]

As you may well know, I’ve been hanging around in Barcelona for the past couple of days covering MWC for Phonedog.com. By now, you will also almost certainly know that Samsung launched its next Galaxy S device. The S5 takes some of the great features from the S4, improves them and slaps some porous faux-leather covering on the rear shell. And while it may not look incredible, it is – in my opinion … [read full article]

Tmo HTC One update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat finally here

Apologies for grabbing this so late, but for those of you who haven’t already downloaded and installed it, 4.4.2 is finally here for the Magenta-flavored HTC One. It landed late last night, very inconveniently while I was in the middle of travelling to Barcelona for this year’s MWC conference. As for the update, it marks the start of HTC’s campaign to ensure that all future devices will support the latest software updates, and will receive them for … [read full article]

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]