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LG V20 official with dual rear cameras and Android 7.0 Nougat

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed that it will offer the LG V20 this fall. Expect more details as we get closer to launch.   We’re in the thick of flagship smartphone season once again, and today it’s LG’s turn to show off its latest offering, the V20. The LG V20 is now official, and like the V10 before it, it’s got a secondary display sitting above its main screen. This secondary display has a resolution of 160×1040. … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC One M9 receiving security update

Rocking an HTC One M9? If so, an update is coming your way. T-Mobile and HTC are now pushing an update to the One M9 that bumps the phone up to the August 1 security patch level. The update is software version 3.39.531.12 and weighs in at 596.71MB. If you’ve got an HTC One M9 and haven’t yet gotten this update, you can check for it manually by going into Settings, tapping About, tapping Software Update, … [read full article]

Samsung details U.S. Product Exchange Program for Galaxy Note 7 recall

Following T-Mobile’s announcement that it will be offering full refunds to Galaxy Note 7 owners, Samsung has revealed its own Note 7 replacement offers. Samsung is launching the U.S. Product Exchange Program for Galaxy Note 7 customers. With this program, Note 7 owners will have two options for getting rid of their potentially explosive smartphones: Exchange current Galaxy Note7 device with a new Galaxy Note7 (available next week) Exchange current Galaxy Note7 for a Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering full refunds to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners following recall

UPDATE: T-Mobile has updated its announcement with more information for Galaxy Note 7 owners, and Samsung has announced its own exchange program. All of the new info can be found here.   Following this morning’s news that Samsung is recalling the Galaxy Note 7, T-Mobile has now revealed how it’ll be handling the situation. Starting today, T-Mobile customers with a Galaxy Note 7 can return their phone for a full refund, including the cost … [read full article]

Samsung issues Galaxy Note 7 recall, T-Mobile suspends sales of the device

UPDATE: T-Mobile is now offering full refunds to Galaxy Note 7 owners.   Rumors of a Galaxy Note 7 recall have been swirling this week, and today Samsung confirmed that it is indeed recalling its newest flagship. Following reports of Galaxy Note 7 units catching fire and exploding, Samsung conducted an investigation and found that a faulty battery cell from one of its two suppliers was to blame for the issue. Samsung has confirmed … [read full article]

ZTE Axon 7 Mini debuts with 5.2-inch display and metal unibody design

ZTE has been going after the unlocked market in the U.S. with its Axon family of smartphones, with the most recent release being the Axon 7 in July. Now the Axon family is growing again. The ZTE Axon 7 Mini was announced today at IFA 2016. As you might expect, the Axon 7 Mini is a smaller version of the Axon 7, but both phones offer a similar outer shell. They’ve both got the same … [read full article]

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier and Classic official, Frontier coming to T-Mobile

Samsung today took the wraps off of its new Gear S3 smartwatches, the Frontier (above) and Classic (below), and T-Mobile has confirmed that it’ll carry the Frontier this year. Both Gear S3 models feature 1.3-inch 360×360 Super AMOLED displays, which is larger than the 1.2-inch display found on the Gear S2 watches. The round displays on the Gear S3 are covered with Gorilla Glass SR+ and feature rotating bezels, which you can use to do … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce 4 launching today at MetroPCS, will hit T-Mobile this fall

UPDATE: The Alcatel Fierce 4’s price on the MetroPCS website is now listed at $69 after rebate.   After announcing the TRU for MetroPCS earlier this month, Alcatel today revealed another new device that’s headed to Metro. The Alcatel Fierce 4 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display. It’s got an 8-megapixel camera on its rear, and on its face there’s a 5-megapixel camera with an 84-degree wide angle lens to help … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge receiving August security patches

If you’ve got a Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge, you’ve got an update coming your way. T-Mobile are pushing updates to both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. The updates bump the phones to versions G920TUVS4EPH2 and G925TUVS4EPH2, respectively, and they include the July and August security patches. These updates will roll out over the air until Sept. 7. If you’ve got a GS6 or GS6 edge and haven’t yet updated, you … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge getting Pink Gold color option in the U.S.

UPDATE: Sorry, folks, but Samsung now say that the Pink Gold Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will not be available for T-Mobile, only AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. Additionally, Samsung say that the Pink Gold phones will not be sold unlocked, contrary to what some reports have claimed.   After launching in a trio of colors earlier this year, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are getting new paint jobs in the U.S. Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy … [read full article]