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T-Mo LTE now covers 230 million POPs

In a blog post earlier this month, T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer, Neville Ray outlined plans for the company’s LTE network. As well as outlining new markets to receive 15+15MHz networks, and VoLTE, he announced that T-Mobile would have 230 million people covered by its LTE airwaves by the end of this month. Turns out, that milestone was hit last Friday. And – of course – Legere couldn’t announce it without a swipe at … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G2 getting software update, includes Knock Code

From today, LG G2 users on T-Mobile should be receiving software updates on their devices. Android KitKat 4.4.2, build D80120e is being made available and features LG’s Knock Code security feature as well as some improvements to Google Wallet, auto brightness, visual voicemail, Wi-Fi calling as well as some security fixes. If you have a G2, and haven’t yet been notified of the software update, head in to your settings menu, go to … [read full article]

Is Spotify still using data from your monthly cap? [UPDATE]

It’s come to our attention over the past few days that T-Mobile seems to be having a few minor teething issues with its new music unlimited phase of Uncarrier. And it relates specifically to Spotify. According to a handful of users, some of whom contacted us directly, others in a Reddit thread, that Spotify is still using data from their monthly data caps. What’s particularly frustrating for the users in question … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G3 set for July 16 release, Galaxy Tab 4 and Xperia T2 Ultra one week later

While we’ve known for a while that T-Mobile and the other major U.S. carriers will be stocking the upcoming LG G3, we didn’t have any specific release date for anyone but Verizon. Our inside sources tell us we can expect the impressive LG flagship to land on T-Mo’s store shelves on July 16th. Which – if correct – would put it a day earlier than VZW’s launch date. The LG G3′s spec list … [read full article]

Apple now selling iPhone with T-Mobile prepaid service, $50 off for a limited time

A couple of Apple-flavored goodies for you guys to digest today. First up: Customers can now walk in to an Apple store in the U.S., purchase and activate an iPhone with a prepaid T-Mobile plan. What’s more, customer who do decide to buy the iPhone with T-Mobile prepaid service can get $50 off the device. Customers buying an iPhone with a T-Mobile Simple Choice plan will receive a $50 iTunes gift card. To … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms speed-test apps exempt from data allowances

Fairly recently we were tipped that T-Mobile would begin excluding Ookla’s SpeedTest app from users’ monthly data allowances. The idea is that once users with data caps in place on their accounts exceeded their allowance, that the SpeedTest will still show the true network performance. On the one hand, users might be frustrated that they don’t know precisely what speed they’re limited to. On the … [read full article]

RootMetrics: T-Mobile network best in Kansas City, fastest in Boston

There was once a time in T-Mobile’s recent history when John Legere would lambast results from RootMetrics’ network survey reports. But I have a feeling that might change soon. The company’s most recent results from some of the major metro areas are painting T-Mo in a very good light. Two separate, recently published reports suggest that T-Mobile has one of the best networks around. In Kansas City, T-Mobile’s network tied with Verizon for … [read full article]

Google previews Android L, Android Wear and Android one at I/O 2014

Today, Google kicked off its annual I/O conference in San Francisco. Among the key announcements were the Android L developer preview, Android one and a much more in depth look at the new software for smart watches: Android Wear. Android one You might not see much of this, but Google today announced a new program named Android one. In essence, it’s a way to ensure a certain standard of hardware quality, and software … [read full article]