Tag Archives: Samsung

T-Mobile Android phones to come pre-installed with Google Wallet “later this year”

A short while ago, Google announced a new partnership with Softcard (formally known as ISIS). According to the press release, the search giant has purchased “some exciting technology and intellectual property from Softcard to make Google Wallet better.” Along with the purchase agreement with Softcard, Google has also agreed to a huge distribution deal with three of the four major U.S. carriers. This deal will mean that – from some point … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 pre-registration page is live, hints strongly at Galaxy Edge

For the past couple of weeks, Samsung has been teasing with small hints at its next big thing. For weeks, even months, rumors have been flying around speculating what we might see on the Galaxy S6. Whether that’s the improved camera, metal iPhone-inspired chassis or QHD display. We’ve pretty much heard it all. Even the official invitation seemed to give a … [read full article]

Android 5.0 Lollipop update now available for T-Mobile Galaxy S5

A couple of readers just got in touch with us to inform us that the long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update has landed for the T-Mobile Galaxy S5. And by the looks of things, it’s a fairly hefty update weighing in at almost 1GB in size. It’s available to download over the air, so if you haven’t received a notification yet, check your settings and update manually. If that fails, give Samsung Kies a … [read full article]

Galaxy S6 or HTC One (M9) – Which upcoming device excites you most? [Poll]

In just under two weeks’ time, HTC and Samsung will be unveiling their next generation smartphones at separate events in Barcelona, the day before MWC 2015 officially kicks off. Surprisingly, other manufacturers haven’t been as quick to announce an unveiling during the convention. Both LG and Sony will have muted presences in Barca, leaving HTC and Sammy to scrap it out for the “best smartphone of MWC” award. Rumors have been rife regarding … [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]

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]

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]

Get one year of Netflix free with a T-Mobile Galaxy Note or Galaxy S5 from today

You may have thought getting unlimited free music streaming was a great perk of being a T-Mobile customer, now there’s an even sweeter offer available for customers buying qualifying Samsung devices. Customers buying the Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 4 or Tab S will be eligible to claim a Netflix subscription free for 12 months. And it’s available to new and existing Netflix customers. If you do buy one of the mentioned Galaxy-branded products … [read full article]