Tag Archives: Android

T-Mobile HTC 10, HTC One M9 receiving security updates

T-Mobile is now pushing out updates to its HTC 10 and HTC One M9. T-Mo’s support pages for its HTC 10 and HTC One M9 show that new updates are rolling out to the phones this week. The changelogs for both updates are the same: “Android security updates by Google.” TmoNews reader Kevin received the update on his One M9 today, and after updating, his phone was on the October 1 Android security patch live. … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 arrives early for at least one pre-order customer

It was only one day ago that T-Mobile began taking pre-orders for the LG V20, but at least one customer appears to have already gotten his unit. Reddit user SplatterMark today posted an image of a T-Mobile-branded LG V20 box and said that his device was delivered today. SplatterMark says that the quality of the V20 “seems much better” than the LG V10 and that the metal back “is very nice.” He also describes the … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 Mini priced at $299.98, pre-orders begin today

After launching the Axon 7 earlier this year, ZTE is now gearing up to release a smaller version of that flagship. ZTE’s Axon 7 Mini will be available for pre-order starting today for $299.98. An official launch date hasn’t been announced by ZTE, but Best Buy says that the Axon 7 Mini will be released on October 27. The Axon 7 Mini will be offered by Amazon, B&H Photo Video, Best Buy, Newegg, … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 pricing revealed as pre-orders get underway

After announcing its LG V20 launch date earlier in October, T-Mobile today kicked off pre-orders for the new Android flagship. The LG V20 is available for pre-order at a price of $49.99 down and $30 per month for 24 months. If you’d prefer to buy the V20 using JUMP! On Demand, expect to pony up $0 down and $34 per month for 18 months. Full retail price for T-Mobile’s V20 is set at $769.99. If … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 banned from flights by DoT

If you’ve still got your Galaxy Note 7 and plan to continue carrying it despite the recall, you can no longer bring it aboard an airplane. The Department of Transportation (DoT) has officially banned the Galaxy Note 7 from US airplanes. The FAA recently urged Note 7 owners to power down their devices while aboard a plane, but with this official ban, Note 7 owners are not allowed to bring their phones onto a plane … [read full article]

Samsung and the US CPSC announce recall of replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones

Following Samsung’s decision to discontinue the Galaxy Note 7, it’s now been announced that the replacement Note 7s are being officially recalled. Samsung and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have officially recalled the replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones that were handed out starting in late September. With this second round of Note 7s included, the recall affects 1.9 million devices. The US CPSC says that there have been 23 reports of Note … [read full article]

Samsung officially ends production of Galaxy Note 7

It’s official: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is done. Samsung announced today that it’s stopping sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7 following a week that including several reports of “safe” replacement models catching fire. “Taking our customer’s safety as our highest priority, we have decided to halt sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7,” Samsung explained. If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7, you can return it to a T-Mobile store for … [read full article]

Samsung urges Galaxy Note 7 owners to power devices down as it asks carriers to stop sales

UPDATE: Now T-Mobile has issued an updated statement on the Galaxy Note 7, urging all owners to power down their devices and return them to T-Mobile.   One day after T-Mobile announced that it was halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has said that it’s urging all other carriers and retailers to do the same. Samsung says that it is asking all of its carrier and retailer partners around the globe to stop … [read full article]

T-Mobile temporarily halting sales of and exchanges for Galaxy Note 7

After several replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones caught fire, T-Mobile has announced that it’s stopping sales of the device. T-Mobile says that it’s temporarily halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7 and exchanges for replacement Note 7s. If you’ve got a recalled or replacement Note 7, you can take your phone to a T-Mobile store for a full refund and then choose any other device in T-Mo’s inventory. You can also get a refund on … [read full article]

Multiple replacement Galaxy Note 7 owners report that their phones have caught fire

When Samsung started handing out “safe” Galaxy Note 7 phones last month, it was expected that we would be putting the stories of overheating Note 7s behind us. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been the case. In the days after a report said that a replacement Note 7 overheated on an airplane, three more “safe” Note 7s have reportedly caught fire. First, a man in Kentucky woke up at 4:00 am last Tuesday to discover that his … [read full article]