Tag Archives: Android

T-Mo Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 3 and Note 4 all get software updates

Before we all get too excited, no, it’s not Android 5.0 Lollipop. However great that would be. Today, three popular Samsung flagship models on T-Mobile’s network received over-the-air updates. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Note 4 received an update which included Chinese language support for the first time. The update isn’t huge, but it’s not the smallest either. Pushing in at around 130MB. The phone’s pop-up message displays the usual notice about performance enhancements, … [read full article]

Nexus 6 launch delayed by T-Mobile until 11/19, thanks to failed Motorola delivery

T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 was scheduled to launch this week. Tomorrow, in fact, on November 12. But it became clear – thanks to some internal leaks and our conversations with sources – that stock would be very constrained at launch. Only 1/3 of all stores were going to have them available at launch. We’ve been given some further background information by our sources, and it … [read full article]

HTC One M8 for Windows, Galaxy Note Edge and others coming on Nov. 9-14?

T-Mobile is about to release a wave of products, if  leak obtained by Windows Central is anything to go by. The product release schedule points to several devices due to land within a few days of each other, between November 9th and November 14th. They go as follows: 11/9 – T-Mobile LTE Hotspot 11/9 – HTC Windows M8 11/12 – LG 450 11/12 – Nexus 6 11/12 – Nexus 9 … [read full article]

T-Mo Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets minor software update

T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 4 only officially launches today, but those who received their pre-orders earlier this week have already got their first software updates. And before you get too excited, no, it’s not Android 5.0. Instead, it’s a small (~65MB) update issued to fix some performance problems. Chief among those is battery performance. The carrier’s support site is yet to be updated with the new software details, but if you have a Galaxy … [read full article]

Android 5.0 Lollipop coming to Xperia Z3 and Z1s beginning 2015

Following yesterday’s official unveiling of Android 5.0 Lollipop by Google, Sony has confirmed in a blog post today that it’s bringing the newest, sweetest version of Android to its Xperia Z lineup. The company confirms that it will be working hard to bring the update to its premium series as quickly as possible. “We’ll be making Sony Mobile’s Android “L” upgrade available for the entire premium Z series*: including Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia … [read full article]

T-Mobile to carry 32GB Xperia Z3, device gets official press pics

Sony’s Mobile device web page has been updated recently to include the T-Mobile version of its Xperia Z3. And if the listing is accurate, it would seem that T-Mo will be selling the 32GB model, not the 16GB one. In the listed specifications it states “Up to 32GB flash memory*****”. Now, I’m always cynical when I see the words “up to” and a collection of asterisks in a phrase. It normally means “less than” … [read full article]

OnePlus One Review – Not quite a flagship killer, but great nonetheless

“Never Settle”, a phrase which OnePlus has taken as its vague inspiration for a device that it wants to kill the flagship phones. Its production videos boast of a purposeful design, of no compromise and market-beating performance. But the reality doesn’t quite live up to those aspirations. I’ve had plenty of time with the OnePlus One to bring you my thoughts on it. . Design The OnePlus One design … [read full article]

T-Mo flavor Moto X finally gets Android 4.4.4

Although T-Mobile never officially carried the 2013 model Moto X, Motorola did sell a “T-Mobile” edition through its Moto Maker site. And I’m sure at least a handful of you, TmoNews readers eventually picked one up. I’m also fairly certain – like me – you thought the T-Mobile friendly 4.4.4 update would never arrive. Good news! It’s here. Android 4.4.4 for the T-Mo flavored Moto X is available to download over-the-air from this morning. … [read full article]