Tag Archives: MetroPCS

MetroPCS store robbed in Pasadena, 90 smartphones stolen

A couple of weeks after a T-Mobile authorized retailer was targeted by cellphone thieves, a MetroPCS store has been robbed. A MetroPCS shop in Pasadena, Calif., was burglarized this past weekend, with security footage showing three thieves breaking into the store Sunday morning. The robbers ended up taking 90 smartphones from the store and smashing the shop’s glass front door. The burglars were clad … [read full article]

MetroPCS goes after Sprint with ‘The Biggest Offer in Sprint’s History’

Sprint is currently offering what it calls the “biggest wireless offer in US history,” saying that it’ll cut switchers rate plans in half. Well now MetroPCS has gone ahead and responded to Sprint’s promo with what it’s calling “The Biggest Offer in Sprint’s History.” With this new promo, Sprint switchers can get up to 50 percent off the price of Sprint’s Family Share … [read full article]

MetroPCS launching North America Unlimited, its version of Mobile Without Borders

T-Mobile has been showing a lot of love to its customers lately with gifts like three months of unlimited LTE data and $100 off Samsung’s 2015 flagship phones. Today, though, it’s the MetroPCS crowd that’s getting some attention. Starting today, MetroPCS customers can get North America Unlimited, a feature that’ll give customers unlimited … [read full article]

MetroPCS getting its own versions of Music Freedom and Binge On

Hot on the heels of T-Mobile’s Binge On announcement, T-Mo is showing some love to its MetroPCS customers. MetroPCS is adding Music Unlimited and Data Maximizer features starting November 19. Think of these like the Metro equivalents of Music Freedom and Binge On, with the former letting you stream music without tapping into your monthly data allotment, and the latter optimizing video … [read full article]

MetroPCS customer info made vulnerable to hackers by website security flaw

At the start of October, it was announced that Experian had suffered a data breach that exposed the personal data of 15 million people who had applied for T-Mobile service. Now it’s been revealed that T-Mobile prepaid brand MetroPCS was recently involved in a security issue of its own. Two security researchers recently discovered a bug with the payment page on MetroPCS’s website that … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL coming to MetroPCS and T-Mobile with 5.5-inch display

UPDATE: MetroPCS pinged me to say that it will offer a $70 instant rebate with the Fierce XL, which will leave its price at $69.   Alcatel OneTouch today took the wraps off of the Fierce XL, a phablet that runs Android 5.1.1 on a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display. Alcatel OneTouch is talking up the Fierce XL’s camera features, which include 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras as well as Polaroid photo editing software that can … [read full article]

Kyocera Hydro Wave swims onto T-Mobile and MetroPCS with water-resistant body, Android 5.1

Kyocera has released several water-resistant Android phones in recent years using its Hydro brand, and now that family has grown again. The Kyocera Hydro Wave is launching at both T-Mobile and MetroPCS, and like other members of the Wave family, the Hydro Wave isn’t afraid of a little water. The phone can withstand being submerged in 3.28 feet (1 meter) of … [read full article]