Tag Archives: FM radio

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge gain FM radio functionality with latest updates

UPDATE: T-Mobile has updated its GS7 and GS7 edge support pages to include this latest update, which it says also adds a Power and Volume key fix and “various system improvements.”   A couple of days after T-Mobile posted info about new Galaxy S7 and S7 edge updates that don’t seem to have actually rolled out, the two Samsung flagships have actually started to receive software updates, and they add a major new feature … [read full article]

T-Mobile says yes to the FM chip, will push OEM partners to do the same

FM radio chips are pretty common in international smartphones, allowing users to tune in to terrestrial radio stations and not use up their often limited cellular data. However, those chips are often removed or disabled in phones released in the US. That could be changing soon for T-Mobile phones, though. Today John Legere sent out a Tweet saying that T-Mobile is “saying yes to FM chip” and that the magenta carrier will “push our OEM partners … [read full article]