Tag Archives: iPhone

Apple unveils iOS 8, features third party app extensions, keyboards, Touch ID and a lot more…

Apple has just kicked off its WWDC week at the Moscone West Center in San Francisco and has done so in style. But it wasn’t the end user iOS 8 announcement itself that got me excited. It was all developer SDK and API announcements and the potential that they hold for the future of apps and capabilities within iOS 8. As an update on user install base, iOS 7 is currently installed and … [read full article]

T-Mobile “very interested” in selling iPhones through MetroPCS

Just a year after the MetroPCS deal went through, T-Mobile announced yesterday that over half the subscriber base has moved over to a T-Mobile compatible handset. Which is great news, considering the CDMA network shutdown going on in at least three more major markets very soon. But, there’s one handset not currently available through MetroPCS: iPhone. In a comment to Re/code, Mike Sievert told the site that the company is “very interested” in … [read full article]

iPhone users: iOS 7.1 available to download now

One of the questions I get asked most – at least since I took over running TmoNews – is “when does [insert Android device name] get KitKat?”. Thankfully, with iPhone, it’s never really an issue. Once the software update is out, it’s out for everyone. Earlier this afternoon, Apple released version 7.1 of its iOS software. As for what’s new, here’s the full list on Apple’s website. They include CarPlay … [read full article]

BlackBerry CEO: T-Mobile iPhone promotion “inappropriate and ill-conceived” [Update: T-Mobile statement]

Over the weekend, T-Mobile took some heat over its attempts to tempt BlackBerry users away from their beloved devices and switch to iPhone. This – of course – did not go down well with the BBerry faithful. Although John Legere was quick to apologize and state he was looking in to it, it didn’t stop BlackBerry’s new CEO, John Chen from stepping in … [read full article]

Tmo BlackBerry fans not happy with iPhone switch promotion

In the tech world, there are fans of every platform and manufacturer. Some groups may be louder and larger than others, but you won’t find many fans as loyal as that of BlackBerry phones. They’ve stuck with the company from the chart-topping days of the original BlackBerry Bold, and now – even though the company is nowhere near its glory days of old – they still cling on to their devices. Fact is, … [read full article]

Upgrade and Save offers coming on December 11, $0 down on 32GB iPhone 5c, Note III and more [Rumor]

T-Mobile is hitting the holiday season hard. From Black Friday the company’s been rolling out a variety of special offers, including $0 down on handsets like the iPhone 5s and 5c, which have since gone back up in terms of initial down payment cost. The next stage of the holiday discounts, according to one of our sources, is the second phase of an “Upgrade and Save” holiday offer. Select users who are due … [read full article]

T-Mobile Is Starting “October Off Right With $0 Down On Amazing Devices”

Hello new October sale as an email blast has hit the inbox of T-Mobile employees indicating the start of a new October promotion. The promotion itself is a $0 down sale similar to what we just saw T-Mobile run from July 27th to the first few days of September. The good news, in fact the great news is that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will qualify for this deal along … [read full article]

T-Mobile Receiving Sales Boost Thanks To The iPhone? Signs Point To Yes

Some more good news for T-Mobile as Kantar World Panel reported the company saw a growth in sales on the strength of iPhone. In fact, T-Mobile grew to 13.2% of smartphone sales in the US market for a three-month period ending this past August, marking the highest share of sales over the past year and a growth of 1.1%. These numbers reversed a trend of year-over-year decline for T-Mobile. As for where the … [read full article]