Tag Archives: Rumors

T-Mobile-friendly Microsoft device shows up in FCC, new Lumia incoming?

If there’s one thing we’re short on in the world of T-Mobile devices, it’s big Windows Phones. But, there’s a small glimmer of hope shining from FCC filings which could indicate that’s about to change. In a filing made by Microsoft, there’s a device that’s been tested on a number of LTE and HSPA bands. All of which point to a device compatible with T-Mobile’s airwaves. The device was tested on band 2 (1900MHz) LTE and WCDMA,  Band 4 … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S6 MWC invites are out, hint at Double-Edged phone

Yesterday afternoon, Samsung officially sent out invitations to its next Unpacked event which will take place at MWC in Barcelona next month. The live unveiling will be on Sunday, March 1st. And we’re expecting the tech giant to follow up on its popular Galaxy S5 with a new Galaxy S6, or perhaps two. A couple of people online have spotted a huge clue on the invitation pointing towards what Sammy’s going to unveil. … [read full article]

T-Mo now stocking NEW2U certified pre-owned phones in store?

Our contacts have informed us that retail brick-and-mortar stores now have the NEW2U certified pre-owned devices in stock. Previously, stores would have to submit a Ship-to fulfilment and have the devices shipped to the customer. We’re not exactly sure when the stock started arriving, so we could be a little late on this one. But, I still wanted to let you know that you can now get the phones in retail stores. Or so … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S6 announcement expected on March 2nd at MWC 2015 [Rumor]

A new rumor this morning claims that Samsung will – yet again – choose MWC as the platform on which to showcase its next generation Galaxy S smartphone. The Korean tech giant is expected to announce the Samsung Galaxy S6 at an – as yet unconfirmed location – on Monday, March 2nd on the first day of MWC 2015 in Barcelona. This should come as no surprise, since the company made the Galaxy … [read full article]

YotaPhone 2 could be on its way to T-Mobile [Rumor]

At CES in Las Vegas just last week, the YotaPhone 2 drew a lot of attention. Its unique two-screen design is building its own hype. And – at the moment – the device isn’t available to buy in the States. But that will change. The manufacturers chief stated that the second generation YotaPhone would be sold through a U.S. carrier at some point in the near future. He didn’t say which carrier. But … [read full article]

Reuters: Samsung looking to buy BlackBerry for $7.5B [Update: BlackBerry denies rumor]

It’s not often a non-T-Mobile related story pops up that I think is big enough to warrant sharing with TmoNews readers, but the latest exclusive from Reuters is definitely an exception. The well-respected publication reports that Samsung has made an offer to buy BlackBerry for “as much as $7.5 billion”. Allegedly, Samsung’s prime motivation is to “gain access to its patent portfolio”. The site claims to have seen documents, as well as been told … [read full article]

T-Mobile working on a new interactive LTE coverage map that shows 1900 and 700MHz bands

T-Mobile is close to launching a revamped, interactive coverage map for use on its T-Mobile.com website, as well as its in-store coverage maps used by staff. The idea is to better help potential and existing customers understand what coverage is like in their area, and also help them choose the right devices. As many of you know, T-Mobile uses a few different bands for its LTE coverage, and not all of its devices … [read full article]