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Refreshed T-Mobile app now available to Windows phones

Months after T-Mobile’s new app launched on Android and iPhone, it looks like T-Mo is giving Windows phone users the refreshed app, too. The T-Mobile app for Windows phones now features the same look as its Android and iPhone counterparts, with cards that’ll quickly show your bill, data usage, and other account details; the ability to quickly pay our bill, view your bill history, and enroll in AutoPay; and track the data, messaging, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile One and One Plus officially launch today

Following its announcement in mid-August and then its refresh later that month, T-Mobile One is now available. T-Mobile One offers unlimited talk, text, and high-speed data. Also included is unlimited mobile hotspot at data speeds that top out at 512kbps; unlimited 480p video streaming; unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data in Mexico and Canada; and unlimited text, unlimited 128kbps data, and $0.20 per minute calls in more than 140 countries and destinations. T-Mobile … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 Mini debuts with 5.2-inch display and metal unibody design

ZTE has been going after the unlocked market in the U.S. with its Axon family of smartphones, with the most recent release being the Axon 7 in July. Now the Axon family is growing again. The ZTE Axon 7 Mini was announced today at IFA 2016. As you might expect, the Axon 7 Mini is a smaller version of the Axon 7, but both phones offer a similar outer shell. They’ve both got the same … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Tuesdays partners announced, next week’s gifts include free Subway sandwich

You’ll soon be seeing some new names when you open your T-Mobile Tuesdays apps to claim your gifts, as several new partners have joined the program. T-Mobile today revealed that Buffalo Wild Wings, PetSmart, Subway, and Shell at joining T-Mobile Tuesdays. We saw Shell take part in this most recent T-Mobile Tuesday, offering a $0.25 discount on a gallon of gas, and next week Subway will be joining in on the action. The T-Mobile Tuesday … [read full article]

Moto Z Play features 5.5-inch display and 3,510mAh battery, unlocked model due in October

UPDATE: Motorola tells me that the Moto Z and Moto Z Play will support LTE band 12 and VoLTE.   After announcing the Moto Z earlier this year, Motorola today introduced another member of its Z family: the Moto Z Play. The Moto Z Play is a mid-range compliment to the Moto Z, offering features like a 5.5-inch 1920×1080 Super AMOLEd display and Snapdragon 625 processor. It’s also got a 16-megapixel rear camera with laser … [read full article]

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier and Classic official, Frontier coming to T-Mobile

Samsung today took the wraps off of its new Gear S3 smartwatches, the Frontier (above) and Classic (below), and T-Mobile has confirmed that it’ll carry the Frontier this year. Both Gear S3 models feature 1.3-inch 360×360 Super AMOLED displays, which is larger than the 1.2-inch display found on the Gear S2 watches. The round displays on the Gear S3 are covered with Gorilla Glass SR+ and feature rotating bezels, which you can use to do … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes Internet of Things moves through partnerships with Sequans, Novatel Wireless

T-Mobile today made two notable Internet of Things (IoT) announcements. First up, T-Mobile is teaming up with Sequans Communications S.A. to use their LTE Cat 1 tech for T-Mo’s machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT customers. This is a significant upgrade, as T-Mobile is migrating from 2G technology for its M2M and IoT needs. Sequans’ LTE Cat 1 chipset platform is named Calliope, and it’s capable of throughput up to 10Mbps. It also supports Voice over LTE (VoLTE) … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce 4 launching today at MetroPCS, will hit T-Mobile this fall

UPDATE: The Alcatel Fierce 4’s price on the MetroPCS website is now listed at $69 after rebate.   After announcing the TRU for MetroPCS earlier this month, Alcatel today revealed another new device that’s headed to Metro. The Alcatel Fierce 4 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display. It’s got an 8-megapixel camera on its rear, and on its face there’s a 5-megapixel camera with an 84-degree wide angle lens to help … [read full article]

T-Mobile One undergoing changes, gaining new T-Mobile One Plus add-on

T-Mobile One has received a lot of criticism since its announcement earlier this month, and so in response, today T-Mobile announced that it’s making some tweaks to the original plan. First up, T-Mobile One is now launching on Sept. 1, five days earlier than it was originally slated to. When it launches, T-Mobile One will have increased mobile hotspot speeds. The plan originally offered unlimited mobile hotspot at 2G (128kbps) speeds, but now T-Mobile says … [read full article]

T-Mobile refreshes Software Updates page for Android 7.0 Nougat

Following last year’s launch of Android 6.0, T-Mobile refreshed its Software Updates page to name 17 devices that would be updated to Marshmallow. Now that Android 7.0 is out, T-Mo has done the same for Nougat. T-Mobile’s Software Updates page is now Nougat-ified, complete with a Nougat theme and several devices that are expected to be updated to Android 7.0. The nine phones that are currently listed on T-Mo’s Nougat update page are: HTC 10 … [read full article]

T-Mobile band 12 LTE spotted in Arkansas, New York, and other states

UPDATE: Added a couple of band 12 sightings in Idaho and Pennsylvania.   T-Mobile often touts its Extended Range LTE (aka band 12) coverage, which offers improved reach and better building penetration than other LTE coverage. And recently, several folks have spotted T-Mobile’s Extended Range LTE coverage in their areas. Here’s where T-Mobile’s band 12 LTE coverage has been spotted lately: Magnolia, Ark. Opelika, Ala. Victorville, Calif. (carrier aggregation) Troy, N.Y. Albuquerque, N.M. [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge receiving August security patches

If you’ve got a Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge, you’ve got an update coming your way. T-Mobile are pushing updates to both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. The updates bump the phones to versions G920TUVS4EPH2 and G925TUVS4EPH2, respectively, and they include the July and August security patches. These updates will roll out over the air until Sept. 7. If you’ve got a GS6 or GS6 edge and haven’t yet updated, you … [read full article]