Tag Archives: Android

T-Mobile HTC One M9 getting September security update

After receiving an August security patch earlier this month, T-Mobile’s HTC One M9 is now getting another update. TmoNews reader and HTC One M9 owner Kevin says that his phone got a 355.44MB software update today. The update brings the One M9 to version 3.39.531.21 and includes the September 1 security patches. T-Mobile hasn’t updated its support page with info on this update — or the last update, for that matter — so it’s unclear … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge updates rolling out with September security patches in tow

UPDATE: T-Mobile has updated its support pages for both the GS7 and GS7 edge with info on these updates. According to T-Mo, both updates include “security updates, time/date update, various system improvements.” UPDATE 2: Neville Ray has confirmed that this update enables 4×4 MIMO for faster speeds and that an update to enable 256 QAM is coming soon.   Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners, an update is coming your way. … [read full article]

Google Pixel gets shown off again in new image leak

UPDATE: Shortly after this Google Pixel render leaked, a render of the Google Pixel XL surfaced, too. The Pixel XL looks similar to the Pixel, but it’s got a different wallpaper. Keep in mind that the Pixel XL is expected to be larger than the Pixel, offering a 5.5-inch screen while the Pixel will have a 5-inch display. You can see the Pixel XL render below.   Google is expected to debut its new Pixel phones at an … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 7 receiving update with green battery icon

Today’s the day that T-Mobile is starting to hand out replacement Galaxy Note 7 devices to those folks with possibly defective units, and it’s pushing out an update to all Note 7s, too. T-Mobile is now pushing a 404.67MB update to the Galaxy Note 7 that bumps it to version N930TUVU2API4. If you haven’t yet gotten this update, you can check for it by going to Settings > General management > Download updates manually > … [read full article]

Samsung says 500,000 Galaxy Note 7 replacements have arrived in the US

If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7 that you’re waiting to exchange, you should be able to get your replacement tomorrow. Samsung has announced that 500,000 replacement Galaxy Note 7 devices have arrived in the US and that they’ll be available at carriers and retailers by tomorrow, Sept. 21. You might be able to get one today, though, as TmoNews reader ALL_MEDIA215 got a replacement Note 7 today, complete with a square on its … [read full article]

Google’s upcoming Pixel phones shown in clear photos as Google confirms Oct. 4 event

One month after Google’s new Pixel phone leaked in black, both the Pixel and its larger Pixel XL sibling have appeared again, but in a new color. Photos that show the front and back of the Pixel and Pixel XL have been leaked by Android Police. These are the aluminum versions of the phones, which have silver backs and white fronts. Save for the color difference, these two phones look pretty similar to the device … [read full article]

Samsung’s safe Galaxy Note 7 devices will have green battery icon

When Samsung and the U.S. CPSC officially announced their Galaxy Note 7 recall last week, an online IMEI checker was launched so that consumers could determine if their Note 7 was one of the potentially dangerous models. Now Samsung has revealed two more ways that people can determine if they’ve got a new Note 7. Samsung will use a green battery icon on the new, safe Galaxy Note 7 units. The green battery indicator … [read full article]

Galaxy Note 7 officially recalled by Samsung and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Following reports of explosions and transportation agencies urging Galaxy Note 7 owners to power down their phones, Samsung is officially recalling its latest flagship smartphone. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Samsung have formally announced a recall of Galaxy Note 7 units purchased before Sept. 15. As part of the recall, Samsung has launched a webpage that’ll let you check the IMEI of your Note 7 to determine if it’s been recalled. You can … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 includes LTE band 66 support

The LG V20 has several features that make it worth paying attention to, including a removable battery and microSD card combo, a dual rear camera system, and a high-end spec list. Turns out that there’s another feature that makes it attractive that LG didn’t mention in its announcement of the V20. FCC documents have revealed that the LG V20 on T-Mobile (and other carriers) will support LTE band 66. This is notable because it makes the … [read full article]

U.S. CPSC urges consumers to stop using Note 7 as it works with Samsung on formal recall

If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7, you should stop using it, according to the U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commissions. The U.S. CPSC points to recent reports of Note 7 phones catching fire “while charging and during normal use,” and so the agency says that owners should power down their phones. The CPSC says that it’s working with Samsung to announce a formal recall of the Note 7 — Samsung announced its own replacement … [read full article]