Tag Archives: Android

Kyocera DuraForce XD is a rugged Android smartphone that’s coming to T-Mobile

UPDATE: Despite what Kyocera’s product page says, T-Mobile tells me that the DuraForce XD will support band 12 LTE.   We don’t often see new ruggedized smartphones coming to T-Mobile, but that’s exactly what will be hitting T-Mo’s shelves next week. The Kyocera Duraforce XD is coming to T-Mobile on May 11 at a price of $0 down and 24 payments of $18.75, or $449.99 full retail. In exchange for your hard-earned dollars, you’ll get a … [read full article]

T-Mobile BlackBerry Priv owners will get invites to Android 6.0 beta test in next 24 hours

T-Mobile pushed a nice update to its BlackBerry Priv last month that included battery life improvements, but most Priv owners are probably more interested in their Android 6.0 Marshmallow update and when it’ll arrive. Well if you registered for BlackBerry’s Android 6.0 beta for the Priv, you’ll soon get your Marshmallow treat. Nathan Webster, manager of the BlackBerry Beta Program, has announced that T-Mobile BlackBerry Priv owners will be getting their invites to begin testing Android … [read full article]

Alcatel Pop 7 LTE launches at T-Mobile, runs Android 6.0 on a 7-inch display

Surprise! Alcatel today announced that it’s got a new Android tablet that’s now available from T-Mobile. The Alcatel Pop 7 LTE runs Android 6.0 on a 7-inch 1024×600 display. It’s powered by a 1.1GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor and includes 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage — which you can supplement with up 32GB using a microSD card — 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, and a 3240mAh battery. It’s also got support for LTE bands 2, … [read full article]

Coolpad Catalyst leaks, said to be launching soon along with new Android devices from LG, Samsung, HTC

After launching the entry-level Coolpad Rogue last year, T-Mobile and Coolpad appear to be teaming up again to release another Android smartphone. The Coolpad Catalyst is a new Android 5.1 Lollipop smartphone that’s coming to T-Mobile between late May and early July, reports VentureBeat. No price is mentioned, but if its rumored spec list is accurate, it should be pretty affordable like the $50 Rogue that came … [read full article]

Android 6.0.1 update arrives for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge today

It appears that today T-Mobile has pushed out minor updates for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge today. This is an update to the existing v6.0.1 for both of Samsung’s flagship devices. Only 146.91MB in size, Android 6.0.1 will include small bug fixes and overall device performance. It’s been noted by several users that T-Mobile has been slacking in terms of Android updates for major flagship phones. However, this could be a sign that T-Mobile is … [read full article]