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Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update rumored to start hitting carrier devices August 16

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL owners have been enjoying steady software updates since the Fierce XL hit T-Mobile earlier this year, and now we may know when their next update will arrive. The Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update is expected to be released to carrier-branded phones like T-Mobile’s Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL on August 16. This is one week later than unlocked W10M phones are expected to get the update, a delay that’s likely a result … [read full article]

Microsoft offer bundles Lumia 550 with preloaded T-Mobile SIM kit for $99

Microsoft is currently running a special on the Lumia 550, and it’s focused on T-Mobile. Microsoft’s online store is offering the Lumia 550 for $99 unlocked, down from the $139 price tag that it originally launched with. When you buy a Lumia 550, Microsoft will throw in a free T-Mobile SIM card. Specifically, you’ll be getting a prepaid 3-in-1 SIM kit with 40 minutes of airtime. The SIM kit will automatically be added to your cart … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile update brings bug fixes, performance improvements

Alcatel Fierce XL owners, another Windows 10 Mobile update is coming your way. T-Mobile’s Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile is now getting the June Cumulative Update, which include several bug fixes and performance improvements. For example, there’s better stability and improved accuracy for the Maps app, and a fix for a bug that caused unexpected battery drain while syncing email using IMAP. Here’s what Microsoft’s full changelog for the update, which brings the Fierce … [read full article]

Microsoft announces Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 devices

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed to me that it’s working on a Windows 10 Mobile update for the Lumia 640.   T-Mobile has offered quite a few Windows Phone 8.1 devices in the past, and anyone that’s still rocking one today is probably wondering when they’ll get an update to Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft’s latest mobile OS. Today, Microsoft announced that that update is officially starting to roll out. … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL can now get pre-release OS updates through Windows Insider Program

Today is a big day for the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL. Not only is it receiving a software update, but it’s been added to Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview program, too. Microsoft today added support for the Fierce XL to its Windows Insider Program, which will allow Fierce XL owners to try out new software updates before they’re released … [read full article]

John Legere says T-Mobile didn’t turn down Microsoft’s Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL

T-Mobile has sold quite a few Windows smartphones in the past, but when Microsoft unveiled its new Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones earlier this week, there was no mention of Magenta. Turns out that Microsoft may not have even approached T-Mobile about carrying its new phones. In the days since the new Lumias were announced, lots of folks have wondered if Microsoft’s devices would be coming to their carrier. So far AT&T is … [read full article]

Cam’s Top 5 – Unlocked Budget T-Mobile friendly phones

T-Mobile sells some of the best – and most expensive phones – on the market. But perhaps what’s surprising is that there are a bunch of affordable phones on the market that can (almost) give those devices a run for their money. And they’re not available on T-Mobile’s store shelves. While that means that they don’t come with services like Wi-Fi Calling baked in, it does mean that they’re factory unlocked and free … [read full article]