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T-Mo Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 3 and Note 4 all get software updates

Before we all get too excited, no, it’s not Android 5.0 Lollipop. However great that would be. Today, three popular Samsung flagship models on T-Mobile’s network received over-the-air updates. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Note 4 received an update which included Chinese language support for the first time. The update isn’t huge, but it’s not the smallest either. Pushing in at around 130MB. The phone’s pop-up message displays the usual notice about performance enhancements, … [read full article]

HTC RE camera goes on sale on T-Mobile Underground

T-Mobile’s Underground site launched just a few months ago, and is THE place to go for hard-to-find devices. Recent examples include the 64GB Nexus 6 and the HTC One M8 for Windows. Today, the company has finally launched the RE camera by HTC. The inhaler-shaped answer to GoPro is now available to buy for $199. It’s compatible with iOS 7 or later and Android 4.3 and above, providing your device has Bluetooth … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds Google Play Music, Xbox Music, SoundCloud plus 11 more to its Music Freedom list

This morning, T-Mobile announced that it has added 14 more music streaming services to its list of Music Freedom options. Simple Choice customers now get unlimited free streaming using 27 popular music services. New services added today include some really popular names like Google Play Music (voted as the #1 most-wanted addition), Xbox Music and SoundCloud among many others. The full list of new services added today includes: Google Play Music− Winner of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Support site gets a redesign

T-Mobile’s support website is perhaps my most used tool offered by our favorite carrier. Normally it’s to read up on phone specs, or software updates for T-mo devices. But it was never the most intuitive of platforms for discovery. Now, it’s been redesigned to be prettier and, hopefully, easier to use. The first thing you’ll notice on the new site is the main menu (above), offering quick access to the key areas within T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE network now the fastest in Kansas City, MO and Columbus, OH

T-Mobile announced in two separate press releases this morning that its LTE network is now the fastest for mobile data in Kansas City (MO) and Columbus (OH). In Kansas City, the average download speed 19.3Mbps, which is faster than Verizon and 1.5 times faster than AT&T and Sprint. Jennifer Silveria, T-Mobile’s Central Area VP of Engineering encourages “every single Kansas City resident to experience what it’s like to surf, stream, Facebook or FaceTime … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE network gets wideband boost in Boston

With six weeks left to hit its target of 25 metro areas covered, T-Mobile has launched wideband LTE in its latest location: Boston. The company announced this morning that its fatter data pipes are officially open for business in Massachusetts’ biggest city. And, according to real-life speed tests done by real customers, T-Mobile has the fastest network there too, with average download speeds of 24.1Mbps. In addition to Boston, customers in surrounding areas … [read full article]