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Google announces Android O developer preview

One year after surprising us with an Android N announcement, Google has repeated itself with Android O. Android O is now official. It’s not surprising that the next major release of Android will be “O” since Google follows the alphabet for its Android updates, but today’s news is significant because Google also revealed some details of Android O. With O, Google is placing a focus on improving battery life. It’ll do this by putting new … [read full article]

T-Mobile discounting LG V20 to $480, other phones on sale, too

If you’re looking to get a deal on a new smartphone, T-Mobile is now offering discounts on a few different devices. The LG V20 is now available for $480, or $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $20 each. That’s $289.99 off the V20’s normal asking price. While the V20 will soon be replaced by the G6 as LG’s latest flagship smartphone, the V20 is still a respectable device. It’s got high-end specs like a … [read full article]

Special edition red iPhone 7 launching March 24

UPDATE: T-Mobile says that its pricing for the red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be the same as the other color options. T-Mo has also confirmed that it’ll sell the 32GB and 128GB iPhone SE models for $16 down and $15.99 per month for 24 months ($399.99 full retail) and $20 down and $20 per month ($499.99 full retail), respectively.   Six months after the iPhone 7 made its official debut in five different … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G6 pre-sale begins March 22

LG G6 pre-orders are now underway at AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon, but we’ve yet to hear a peep about G6 pre-sales from T-Mobile. That’s changing today. The official @TMobile account on Twitter today said that pre-sales for the LG G6 will begin on March 22. I reached out to T-Mobile myself to confirm the date and was told that LG G6 pre-sale does indeed start on March 22. @kstephenson93 We have you covered, Kyle! … [read full article]

BLU Life One X2 Mini launches with 5-inch display and 13-megapixel camera

BLU today took the wraps off of its latest affordable Android smartphone, the Life One X2 Mini. The BLU Life One X2 Mini is an unlocked Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow phone with a 5-inch 1920×1080 display, which is a smidge smaller than the 5.2-inch 1920×1080 display found on the regular Life One X2. Below that display is a fingerprint reader, above it is an 8-megapixel camera with flash, and around back lives a 13-megapixel camera with phase detection … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday includes $2 movie ticket, Dunkin’ Donuts prizes

Coffee drinkers, next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday is aimed at you. The T-Mobile Tuesday for March 21 will offer a $2 Dunkin’ Donuts promo card for T-Mobile customers. T-Mo subscribers will also get 30 percent off local deals on Groupon (up to $40 off) and a $2 movie ticket from Fandango that’ll be good on Tuesday only. Next week’s prizes all come from Dunkin’ Donuts. Two grand prize winners will each receive one year of Dunkin’ … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Dallas determine cause of 911 issue, T-Mo not at fault

Earlier this week, T-Mobile engineers traveled to Dallas to investigate a “ghost calling” glitch that it was thought was related to T-Mobile and was resulting in long 911 hold times. Now more information on the situation has come out. T-Mobile says that abandoned calls, not ghost calls, are to blame for the 911 issue, the City of Dallas announced today. While ghost calls are the result of a person’s phone making multiple calls to 911, … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 update rolling out with T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support, Android 7.1.1

ZTE Axon 7 owners, another update is coming your way. ZTE confirmed today that it’s starting to push Android 7.1.1 to the Axon 7. This is a big one for Axon 7 owners on T-Mobile because it includes support for T-Mo Wi-Fi Calling, a feature that ZTE has been planning to include since the Axon 7’s launch last year. The update also includes improvements to Daydream VR functionality, security and performance updates, and bug … [read full article]

T-Mobile ‘ghost calling’ glitch causing long 911 hold times in Dallas

When you’re in an emergency situation, being able to contact 911 right away is important. However, an issue involving T-Mobile customers in Dallas is interfering with speedy 911 contact. There’s an issue with T-Mobile customers in Dallas that end up with “ghost calls” when they try to contact 911. The glitch causes 911 systems to record calls as hangups, which results in 911 operators trying to respond to the ghost calls, which then causes other callers … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering Samsung Gear VR for 50 percent off

Many of the deals that T-Mobile offers offer free phones and free lines, but sometimes T-Mo will have some nice discounts on accessories, too. T-Mobile is now offering the Samsung Gear VR for 50 percent off its normal price, which means that it’s now $49.97. This model includes a USB Type-C adapter, and it appears to be the Gear VR model that debuted with the Galaxy Note 7 last year. T-Mo is also offering free … [read full article]