Tag Archives: Android

LG Stylo 2 Plus lands at MetroPCS with $149 price tag

MetroPCS announced back in June that the LG Stylo 2 Plus would be coming to its network, but it didn’t say when that launch would happen. Now we know, because the Stylo 2 Plus has quietly appeared on MetroPCS’s website. The LG Stylo 2 Plus is available from MetroPCS for $149 after a $70 mail-in rebate. For that price, you’re getting an Android 6.0 smartphone with a 5.7-inch 1280×720 display, 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front … [read full article]

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 7 event for August 2, explains why it’s skipping Note 6

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is officially less than one month from making its big debut. Samsung has announced a Galaxy Unpacked event for August 2, and it’s confirmed that the Galaxy Note 7 will be the star of the show. Samsung has even gone ahead and said that, yes, the phone’s name will be “Galaxy Note 7.” As for why it’s skipping the Galaxy Note 6, Samsung explains: “First and foremost though, you might be … [read full article]

HTC 10 discounted by $100 in HTC’s store through July 31

If you’ve been interested in the HTC 10, now may be the time to pull the trigger. HTC is now running a deal that cuts $100 off the price of the unlocked HTC 10 and its carrier-branded variants, bringing it down to $599. The unlocked HTC 10 supports T-Mobile VoLTE, band 12 LTE, and Wi-Fi Calling and doesn’t have any preloaded carrier applications. The unlocked model also offers updates direct from HTC and a warranty … [read full article]

T-Mobile giving away Samsung Galaxy On5 and J7 to customers on select rate plans

T-Mobile is sweetening this T-Mobile Tuesday with the announcement of a new promotion. Starting tomorrow, July 13, T-Mobile will offer a free Samsung Galaxy smartphone to new and existing Simple Choice customers. To qualify, all lines on your account will need to be on at least a 6GB or 10GB rate plan at the current pricing. Customers on the 6GB rate plan can get the Samsung Galaxy On5 (shown above) for free, while customers on … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G4 update rolling out with security improvements

LG G4 owners, you’ve got a software update coming your way. LG and T-Mobile have announced that they’re pushing an update to T-Mobile’s G4 that brings the phone to software version H81120o. As for what’s included, T-Mo says that it improves messaging security, while LG says that the update offers Google security patches and general maintenance. As you can see in the screenshot below, the G4 is on the June 2016 Android security patch … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 receiving July security update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has now updated its GS7 and GS7 edge support pages to say that both phones are getting updates starting today, July 8, and that the updates will be rolling out through July 22.   Samsung Galaxy S7 owners, the time to update has come again. T-Mobile is now pushing the July 1 security update to its Galaxy S7. Normally we see the GS7 and GS7 edge receive updates at the same time, … [read full article]

HTC Desire 530 bringing its unique micro-splashed design to T-Mobile

A new HTC smartphone with a unique paint job is coming soon to T-Mobile. HTC announced today that its Desire 530 is coming to the U.S., and T-Mobile is going to carry it. The “Sparkle White” Desire 530 will launch at T-Mobile on July 13 at a price of $0 down and 24 payments of $6.67 per month, or a full retail price of $159.99. HTC will also sell an unlocked version of the 530 later this month … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shows its front and back in set of leaked images

Nearly one week after the Galaxy Note 7’s branding and specs leaked out, images that show the phone itself have surfaced. Leaked renders that show the Galaxy Note 7 in a trio of colors have been posted by Evan Blass. The colors are referred to as Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Blue Color. The phone itself doesn’t look too far off from last year’s Galaxy Note 5, but we can see a dual curved … [read full article]

T-Mobile Fourth of July deals include Galaxy S6 edge for $330, phone-tablet bundle savings

The Fourth of July weekend is very nearly here, and if you were thinking about celebrating America’s independence by buying a new phone, T-Mobile’s got some deals for you to check out. First up, T-Mo is taking a full $350 off of the price of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. That leaves the S6 edge at a price of $329.99, or $0 down and 24 payments of $13.75 each. T-Mobile says that this deal is only … [read full article]

Android N is officially named Nougat

Months after Android N first came onto the scene in the form of a developer preview, the update’s official name has been revealed. Android Nougat is the official nickname for Google’s next big Android update. The name was just revealed, complete with the debut of a new statue on Google’s campus in California, which you can see below. Google names all of Android’s major updates after desserts, and it’s been moving down the alphabet one … [read full article]