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Nexus 6 data connectivity issues now resolved, says Google

Last week, reports began popping up that Nexus 6 owners on T-Mobile (and on some other networks around the world) were having issues staying connected to LTE. The good news is that the bug should now be squashed. Google employee Orrin Hancock says that the bug with GPS that caused cellular connectivity to drop “should now be resolved.” He doesn’t say exactly what the fix was, just that “we have made a few changes on … [read full article]

Nexus 6 data connectivity issues affecting some T-Mobile customers

Are you a Nexus 6 owner that’s been having issues connecting to T-Mobile’s LTE network lately? If so, you’re not alone. Several Nexus 6 owners are reporting that their phones keep losing their data connection to T-Mobile’s network (and some other networks around the globe). There are reports of issues on Reddit, Google Product Forums, T-Mobile’s support forums, and more. Unfortunately, it’s not clear exactly what’s causing the problem. @micweis we … [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]

Some Nexus 6P and 5X owners seeing T-Mobile band 12 LTE support after Android 6.0.1 update

Today Google began pushing Android 6.0.1 updates to its Nexus devices, with the highlight feature being a boatload of new emoji. However, it looks like there’s another notable feature in there that ought to please Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X users on T-Mobile. Several Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X users have found that, after installing Android 6.0.1, their phones connect to T-Mobile’s band 12 coverage. xda-developers forum user … [read full article]

T-Mobile sheds some light on YouTube’s absence from Binge On

When T-Mobile announced Binge On earlier this week, it said that the free video streaming supported 24 different services, including big hitters like ESPN, Hulu, and Netflix. One glaring omission was YouTube, one of the largest video sites on the Internet. And now a report has shed some light on why YouTube is absent. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, T-Mobile VP of … [read full article]

Google working to get T-Mobile band 12 working on Nexus 5X and 6P by the time the phones ship

Yesterday T-Mobile said that the new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P won’t support T-Mobile band 12 and VoLTE out of the box, but that it was working with Google on enabling those features. Now we’ve got a bit more information on the matter thanks to Google. Several members of Google’s Nexus team took part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session … [read full article]

Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P don’t support band 12 or VoLTE, but Google is working on it

Today Google finally made its Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P officially official, and the question on the minds of many T-Mobile customers was “Does this support T-Mobile’s band 12 and VoLTE?” Now it looks like we’ve got an answer. In response to a question on Twitter, T-Mobile’s support team says that neither the Nexus 5X nor the Nexus 6P will support band 12, but that T-Mo is working … [read full article]