Tag Archives: Android

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders open on September 24, available to buy Oct. 17

T-Mobile today announced that it will be opening up pre-orders for the next hotly-anticipated Samsung device: The Galaxy Note 4. The device will be available to pre-order from September 24th, with the release scheduled for October 17. Price-wise, you’re looking at a device priced the same as the base-model iPhone 6 Plus: $749. On EIP, that’s $0 down with 24 monthly payments of $31.24. Pre-registration for the device has been very popular, as … [read full article]

Rumored ZTE “Olympia” officially unveiled as ZTE ZMAX

T-Mobile and ZTE have confirmed the existence of a budget-friendly phablet. Dubbed ZMAX, it’ll be available from September 24th and will cost just $252 (or $10.50 per month on EIP with $0 down). Apart from having a name that takes me back to the days of DROID MAXX, EPIC 4G and Thunderbolt, the ZMAX boasts some impressive specs for the price. It has the 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with 2GB RAM, a … [read full article]

T-Mo LG G3 gets software update [Post Update: Wi-Fi calling enhancement]

In the late hours of last night/early hours of this morning, T-Mobile delivered a new software update to its LG G3 users. Several readers got in touch to confirm the download. It’s roughly 155MB in size, and it’s not clear exactly what the new software includes except for some minor bug and performance fixes. Build number KVT49L.D8511L0m was made available to all G3 users on T-Mobile. Android version remains 4.4.2 for the update.  As … [read full article]

T-Mo Galaxy S5 firmware update available

This morning, T-Mobile and Samsung rolled out an OTA update for the Galaxy S5. It’s not a major software update by any means, but it is a firmware update designed to boost performance and reliability. It’s still Android 4.4.2, but with baseband version G900TUVU1BNG4. Update details simply states “Improved performance” for the 87MB download. Pretty vague, and certainly a minor improvement. T-Mobile’s support page states simply that there are updates to “Audio and software stability”. If … [read full article]

Watch the Google I/O 2014 keynote live

Google I/O is kicking off right about now, with it’s long awaited keynote. The big focus this year will apparently be on wearable technology. From Glass to Android Wear smartwatches, we should see some tasty updates. More importantly for phone fans like yourselves, we’d be very surprised if the next version of Android wasn’t on show. If embedded the live stream video above, but if that doesn’t work for you, head on over to Google’s and YouTube … [read full article]

Android 4.4.3 coming to Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 today?

Android version 4.4.3, looks set to arrive on the Nexus 5 and last year’s version of the Nexus 7 today. At least, it is if T-Mobile software support documents are to be taken notice of. Sadly, there’s nothing more specific than “security enhancements” and “various bug fixes” mentioned in the post when it comes to features. Not exactly exciting, but it would seem to agree with previous leaks which suggest 4.4.3 will be … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC One M8 software updated with Extreme Power Saving, M7 gets Sense UI 6

A couple of small software updates to inform you of this morning. Last night, T-Mobile variants of the HTC One, both M7 and M8 received some much desired improvements. M7 was updated with Sense 6, the latest version of HTC’s custom user interface. The M8 – on the other hand – was updated with one of the features most lauded at its launch event: Extreme Power Saving mode. Extreme Power Saving reduces the … [read full article]

Android 4.4.2 KitKat update on its way for the T-Mobile Xperia Z1s?

Being on T-Mobile can often mean software updates coming a little later than they do elsewhere in the world, or sometimes on other U.S. carriers. Having been released late last year, the Xperia Z1s is yet to be updated to Android 4.4.2. But that could be about to change. XperiaBlog reports on some findings online at PTCRB showing certified software versions. Firmware build 14.3.D.0.183 was certified last month and could be set to … [read full article]

Android 4.4 KitKat update now available for T-Mobile LG G Flex

Good news LG G Flex owners, today, T-Mobile has finally cleared Android 4.4 KitKat for landing. If you check your software updates now through the settings menu, you should see it available as an over-the-air download. The update also comes alongside the new KnockCode feature, and should bring G Flex users some increased battery life. For full details on the update, hit T-Mobile’s support page. As always, let us know if … [read full article]