Tag Archives: Android

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]

OnePlus One release schedule announced

Earlier this week, the OnePlus One was finally unveiled after months of speculation and teasing from the manufacturer. As we pointed out on the day, the device is built to be compatible with most GSM bands, and will work nicely on T-Mobile’s LTE network. But apart from knowing that 100 lucky people could get the device through a competition, and others would need invitations, we didn’t really have much a timescale to go … [read full article]

LG G3 launch event set for May 27

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve seen a variety of G3 leaks across the web, showing a rear panel clearly inspired by the G2 with its rear-mounted switches/buttons. In fact, LG’s even confirmed its existence. Today, the company sent out official invites to its launch event that’s due to take place on May 27. There’ll be two separate events in the US, one in San Francisco and another in New York, with … [read full article]

OnePlus One finally unveiled, launching soon

After months of speculation, anticipation and hype, OnePlus finally announced its smartphone. And boy, does it look hot. On the specs side, it boasts a 5.5-inch, 1920×1080 full HD display with a pixel density of 401ppi. Powering that awesome display is a Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor clocked to 2.5GHz, and 3GB RAM as well as an Adreno 330, 578MHz graphics processing unit and a non-removable 3,100mAh battery. It also features a 13MP Sony Exmor camera system, with … [read full article]