Tag Archives: Samsung

Samsung improving its RCS messaging service, names T-Mobile as one of its carrier partners

Samsung today announced some news regarding Rich Communication Services (RCS), and T-Mobile is involved. Samsung says that it’s expanding its RCS messaging service using thanks to its recent acquisition of NewNet Communication Technologies. The service offers many of the features that you’d expect from RCS, including group chats and large file transfers, and Samsung touts that its RCS “is compliant with the latest GSMA RCS specifications.” The good news is that Samsung is making its RCS … [read full article]

Samsung will debut Galaxy S8 on March 29

Grab your calendars, everyone, because we may now when we’ll get to meet the Samsung Galaxy S8. Samsung today confirmed that it’s hosting an Unpacked event on March 29. The company shared a teaser image of what appears to be the top and bottom portions of a device with an edge-to-edge display as well as the phrase “Unbox your phone.” The teaser doesn’t mention the Galaxy S8 by name, but it does say that Samsung will … [read full article]

T-Mobile sale discounts Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge, and LG V20 prices to $15 per month

UPDATE: Well, that was a short-lived sale. Twenty-four hours later, T-Mobile’s LG V20 is back up to its normal price of $30 per month, while the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge’s price has gone up to $20 per month (which is still lower than its normal asking price). Only the Galaxy S7 remains at $15 per month.   ORIGINAL: There are new flagship Android phones on the horizon, but if you’d rather upgrade right … [read full article]

Android 7.0 Nougat update making its way to all T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users

Well, that didn’t take long. T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners that participated in Samsung’s Nougat beta program began getting their official Android 7.0 update last night. The update mentioned that beta testers would be getting the update first, but now it looks like the update is hitting non-beta testers, too. Several T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners are now receiving updates that weigh in at 1.5GB. These folks report that they weren’t in … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge receiving Android 7.0 Nougat, update hitting beta testers first

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners, your serving of Nougat is ready. Samsung and T-Mobile have completed the Android 7.0 Nougat update for T-Mo’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Several T-Mobile customers started receiving the Nougat update on their phones this evening, complete with the February 1, 2017 security patches. It appears as though the update is only hitting Samsung beta testers at first. The TmoNews readers who pinged me about the update were in … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge receiving security updates

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners, a new update is coming your way! T-Mobile has announced new security updates for both the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. These updates include the December and January security patches, and they bump the Galaxy S6 to software version G920TUVS5EQA2 and the S6 edge to G925TUVS5EQA2. TmoNews reader Chaz already received his Galaxy S6’s update, which weighed in at 23.87MB. So if you’ve got a T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering one year of Netflix for free with purchase of Galaxy S7 or S7 edge

When T-Mobile took pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, it gave buyers one year of Netflix for free with their new smartphone. Now that offer is back. T-Mobile is now offering a free year of Netflix with the purchase of a Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge. The deal will run through February 7. To get your free year of Netflix, you’ll need to purchase or lease a Galaxy S7 or S7 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ now receiving software updates

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ owners, the time to update has come again. T-Mobile has announced that its Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ are now receiving software updates. Both include “Android Security updates,” and both weigh in at around 60.44MB. TmoNews reader Gerald received this security update on his Galaxy Note 5, so if you’ve got a Note 5 or S6 edge+, keep an eye out for your update. You … [read full article]

Android 7.0 updates for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge move into T-Mobile testing

Good news, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners: Your Android 7.0 Nougat update just got one step closer to release. T-Mobile recently updated the statuses of the Android 7.0 updates for Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Both updates are now in the “T-Mobile Testing” phase of development, which means that T-Mo is testing the software before releasing it to its customers. The “T-Mobile Testing” phase comes after “Manufacturer Development” and before “Completed” … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 shows itself in new photo leak as spec details revealed, too

Days after an image of the LG G6 leaked, a new photo of another upcoming Android flagship has surfaced. A new photo claims to show off both the front and back of the Samsung Galaxy S8. Specifically, this is the larger of the two models, says VentureBeat. This GS8 is said to include a 6.2-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and curved edges, as well as a 3500mAh battery. … [read full article]