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T-Mo Galaxy S5 firmware update available

This morning, T-Mobile and Samsung rolled out an OTA update for the Galaxy S5. It’s not a major software update by any means, but it is a firmware update designed to boost performance and reliability. It’s still Android 4.4.2, but with baseband version G900TUVU1BNG4. Update details simply states “Improved performance” for the 87MB download. Pretty vague, and certainly a minor improvement. T-Mobile’s support page states simply that there are updates to “Audio and software stability”. If … [read full article]

Samsung announces Sept. 3 Unpacked event, Galaxy Note 4 announcement likely

Samsung has started sending out invites to an Unpacked event on September 3rd, and it’s almost certain the Korean tech giant will use it to announce the next Galaxy Note. Given the fact that Unpacked events are almost always used to show off flagship phones, and the Galaxy S5 is already here, the Note 4 is a safe bet. Worth noting, the company used the Wednesday immediately before IFA in Berlin to announce … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Avant available from today, costs $216

After weeks of speculation, T-Mobile has finally launched the mid-range Samsung Galaxy Avant. The device landed on retail store shelves today, and is available to buy online for just $216 full retail price. On EIP, that’s $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $9).  As per the press release:  The Samsung Galaxy Avant boasts a stylish, slim design housing a powerful Quad-Core 1.2 GHz processor, 1.5GB RAM, and a brilliant 4.5” … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get T-Mobile VoLTE software update today

Since news went official that T-Mobile was launching its VoLTE service in Seattle a few weeks back, a number of extra cities and markets have been added to the list, but only three handsets have been equipped to make use of it. Until today, only the Galaxy Note 3, LG G Flex and Galaxy Light have received the required carrier update settings via software download. Later today, T-Mo is adding the Galaxy S5 … [read full article]

T-Mo Galaxy Avant test unit leaked – Hints at another Uncarrier 5 phase: Phone unlocking?

Recently, evleaks got hold of an official pre-release press image of an upcoming Samsung device for T-Mobile: Galaxy Avant. Today, we’ve also been given some images of a test unit and a piece of information regarding a very interesting piece of software preloaded on the device. This particular device has model number “sm-g386t”, has 16GB storage and comes loaded with Android 4.4.2. Like the press image … [read full article]

$100 off select T-Mobile tablets through June 15, including new Galaxy Note 10.1

Starting today, in time for father’s day, T-Mobile is offering a $100 discount on its most popular tablets, including the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition, which only landed on Magenta store shelves today. The discount will be in place up in until June 15th. For a limited time you’ll be able to snag a Galaxy Note 10.1 for $0 down, and 24 monthly payments of $25, taking it to $600 in total. Plus, … [read full article]