Tag Archives: Samsung

Samsung to offer Android 7.0 Nougat beta for Galaxy S7 starting November 9

If you’re dying to get some Nougat on your Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, you can get a taste of the latest Android treat as early as this week. Samsung’s Galaxy Beta Program will offer a test of Android 7.0 Nougat on the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. The beta will be available to select models of the GS7 and GS7 edge, including the T-Mobile versions as well as the Sprint and Verizon … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge receiving updates with November security patches

UPDATE: It looks like these updates did enable 256 QAM and 64 QAM on the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Qualcomm pinged me today to say that T-Mo has updated both phones to support 256 QAM for downloads and 64 QAM for uploads, and some users on Reddit are seeing increased network speeds after installing their phone’s update.   Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners, you’re getting new software updates to kickstart … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 7 update rolling out soon to limit battery charge to 60 percent

UPDATE: Samsung has confirmed this update battery-limited update. The company also explains that its recall pop-up notifications will appear every time that the Note 7 is charging, rebooted, and every time that the screen is turned on. Finally, Samsung says that nearly 85 percent of Note 7s in the US have been returned to date.   Now that the Galaxy Note 7 has been recalled and discontinued, Samsung and T-Mobile are urging Note 7 owners … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge getting Blue Coral color option in the US

When Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 7, it also debuted a new Blue Coral color option that combined blue front and back panels with a gold frame. That color appeared to die with the discontinuation of the Note 7, but Samsung has confirmed that Blue Coral will live on with another device. The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is officially getting a Blue Coral color option. Samsung confirmed the news today, saying that it’ll begin rolling … [read full article]

T-Mobile Black Friday deals reportedly leak out

With Halloween today and Thanksgiving next month, we’re officially starting to get deep into the holiday season. Rather than putting on a costume or finding a good turkey recipe, though, some folks are gearing up for the big shopping holiday that is Black Friday. The good news for them is that T-Mobile’s Black Friday deals may have recently leaked. A Reddit user recently shared what they say are T-Mobile’s current plans for Black Friday deals. There … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge receiving software updates

T-Mobile is now pushing updates to both the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. TmoNews readers Hector and Ashhab both received updates on their Galaxy Note 4s today. Interestingly, the changelog included with the update mentions the addition of RCS, Video Calling, and more, but those features were included with the Note 4’s Android 5.1.1 update that rolled out last year. According to T-Mobile’s Note 4 and Note Edge support pages, though, these … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 banned from flights by DoT

If you’ve still got your Galaxy Note 7 and plan to continue carrying it despite the recall, you can no longer bring it aboard an airplane. The Department of Transportation (DoT) has officially banned the Galaxy Note 7 from US airplanes. The FAA recently urged Note 7 owners to power down their devices while aboard a plane, but with this official ban, Note 7 owners are not allowed to bring their phones onto a plane … [read full article]

Samsung and the US CPSC announce recall of replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones

Following Samsung’s decision to discontinue the Galaxy Note 7, it’s now been announced that the replacement Note 7s are being officially recalled. Samsung and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have officially recalled the replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones that were handed out starting in late September. With this second round of Note 7s included, the recall affects 1.9 million devices. The US CPSC says that there have been 23 reports of Note … [read full article]

Samsung officially ends production of Galaxy Note 7

It’s official: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is done. Samsung announced today that it’s stopping sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7 following a week that including several reports of “safe” replacement models catching fire. “Taking our customer’s safety as our highest priority, we have decided to halt sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7,” Samsung explained. If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7, you can return it to a T-Mobile store for … [read full article]

Samsung urges Galaxy Note 7 owners to power devices down as it asks carriers to stop sales

UPDATE: Now T-Mobile has issued an updated statement on the Galaxy Note 7, urging all owners to power down their devices and return them to T-Mobile.   One day after T-Mobile announced that it was halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has said that it’s urging all other carriers and retailers to do the same. Samsung says that it is asking all of its carrier and retailer partners around the globe to stop … [read full article]