Tag Archives: Android

Another LG G6 photo leaks and this one shows the back of the phone

Last month, we got a look at the front of what might be the LG G6. Now a new leak has surfaced that claims to show us the rear of the device. This new photo allegedly shows the glossy back of the LG G6, complete with a dual rear camera setup, a flash in-between the two cameras, and a fingerprint reader below those cameras. We can also see “G6” tattooed near the bottom of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering one year of Netflix for free with purchase of Galaxy S7 or S7 edge

When T-Mobile took pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, it gave buyers one year of Netflix for free with their new smartphone. Now that offer is back. T-Mobile is now offering a free year of Netflix with the purchase of a Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge. The deal will run through February 7. To get your free year of Netflix, you’ll need to purchase or lease a Galaxy S7 or S7 … [read full article]

T-Mobile offer to cover sales tax on new smartphone purchases launches today

T-Mobile’s attack on taxes continues today. Today’s the day that T-Mobile kicks off its offer to cover the sales tax on all of its new smartphones. The deal, which is open to new and existing customers, will give you 11.2 percent (11.55 percent in Puerto Rico) of your phone’s price on a prepaid MasterCard card. To take advantage of this offer, you’ll need to buy a new smartphone on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) and pair it … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ now receiving software updates

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ owners, the time to update has come again. T-Mobile has announced that its Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ are now receiving software updates. Both include “Android Security updates,” and both weigh in at around 60.44MB. TmoNews reader Gerald received this security update on his Galaxy Note 5, so if you’ve got a Note 5 or S6 edge+, keep an eye out for your update. You … [read full article]

Android 7.0 updates for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge move into T-Mobile testing

Good news, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners: Your Android 7.0 Nougat update just got one step closer to release. T-Mobile recently updated the statuses of the Android 7.0 updates for Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Both updates are now in the “T-Mobile Testing” phase of development, which means that T-Mo is testing the software before releasing it to its customers. The “T-Mobile Testing” phase comes after “Manufacturer Development” and before “Completed” … [read full article]

T-Mobile to cover the sales tax on any new smartphone with prepaid card

After making the monthly bill more straightforward, T-Mobile is now aiming to do the same with phone pricing. Starting February 1, T-Mobile will cover the cost of sales tax on any new smartphone you buy. Specifically, T-Mo will give you 11.2 percent (11.55 percent in Puerto Rico) of your phone’s price on a prepaid MasterCard card. This offer includes ever smartphone that T-Mobile sells. T-Mobile’s new deal will be available to both new and existing … [read full article]

T-Mobile ZTE ZMAX Pro software update now rolling out

ZTE ZMAX Pro owners, a new software update is coming your way. T-Mobile has announced a new update that bumps the ZTE ZMAX Pro to version TMO_Z981V1.0.0B09. The update, which began rolling out on January 27, includes bug fixes and the December Google security updates. This ZMAX Pro update is around 380MB in size, and you’ll need approximately 500MB of free storage on your phone to download and install it. Once you’ve got that storage available, you … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G4 receiving security update

Last week, the LG V20 and LG G5 both began receiving software updates. Now it’s the LG G4’s turn to be updated. T-Mobile has announced an LG G4 update to version H81120r. This is a smaller update, weighing in at just 88.8MB, and it includes Google monthly security enhancements. This update is now rolling out, and TmoNews reader Weilei Wang received it today. If you haven’t gotten the update on your G4 yet, you … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 shows itself in new photo leak as spec details revealed, too

Days after an image of the LG G6 leaked, a new photo of another upcoming Android flagship has surfaced. A new photo claims to show off both the front and back of the Samsung Galaxy S8. Specifically, this is the larger of the two models, says VentureBeat. This GS8 is said to include a 6.2-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and curved edges, as well as a 3500mAh battery. … [read full article]

BLU Vivo XL2 launches with 5.5-inch display and $149.99 price tag

BLU today introduced its latest affordable Android smartphone, the Vivo XL2. The unlocked BLU Vivo XL2 features a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display and 8-megapixel camera on its face, and a 13-megapixel camera with flash on its backside. Inside the Vivo XL2 lives a quad-core MediaTek 6736T processor paired with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a microSD slot, dual SIM slots, and a 3150mAh battery with quick charging support. When it comes to cellular connectivity, the Vivo XL2 … [read full article]