Tag Archives: Software Updates

Android 4.4.3 coming to Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 today?

Android version 4.4.3, looks set to arrive on the Nexus 5 and last year’s version of the Nexus 7 today. At least, it is if T-Mobile software support documents are to be taken notice of. Sadly, there’s nothing more specific than “security enhancements” and “various bug fixes” mentioned in the post when it comes to features. Not exactly exciting, but it would seem to agree with previous leaks which suggest 4.4.3 will be … [read full article]

A peak at Galaxy Note 3 VoLTE update’s new features [gallery]

By now, we should all know that T-Mobile has begun the VoLTE revolution. And although not every handset on T-Mo has been updated to make use of the new service, one device to get updated was the awesome Galaxy Note 3. But, the software update didn’t just include the ability to make VoLTE calls. It featured a whole host of new additions, some of which already exist on the Galaxy S5. Most noticeable were the download booster, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Moto X update soak test invites sent out

If you’re one of the few T-Mobile users who picked up a Moto X from Motorola, you’ll be glad to know some kind of software update is incoming. Droid-Life reveals an email sent out to members of the Motorola Feedback Network, inviting them to take part in a preview of a software release. Known as a “soak test”, these software previews help figure out how the OS adapts to real world use and … [read full article]

Galaxy Note 3, LG G Flex, Galaxy Light VoLTE software updates available

Yesterday, T-Mobile switched its VoLTE service on in Seattle. Alongside the big “switch on”, T-Mo announced that three of its handsets would receive software updates, allowing them to take advantage of VoLTE: Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Light and LG G Flex. Some in the comments were stating that the software update wasn’t showing up immediately after it had been announced by T-Mo. But it did eventually show up yesterday. If you haven’t already done … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC One M8 software updated with Extreme Power Saving, M7 gets Sense UI 6

A couple of small software updates to inform you of this morning. Last night, T-Mobile variants of the HTC One, both M7 and M8 received some much desired improvements. M7 was updated with Sense 6, the latest version of HTC’s custom user interface. The M8 – on the other hand – was updated with one of the features most lauded at its launch event: Extreme Power Saving mode. Extreme Power Saving reduces the … [read full article]

Android 4.4.2 KitKat update on its way for the T-Mobile Xperia Z1s?

Being on T-Mobile can often mean software updates coming a little later than they do elsewhere in the world, or sometimes on other U.S. carriers. Having been released late last year, the Xperia Z1s is yet to be updated to Android 4.4.2. But that could be about to change. XperiaBlog reports on some findings online at PTCRB showing certified software versions. Firmware build 14.3.D.0.183 was certified last month and could be set to … [read full article]

Android 4.4 KitKat update now available for T-Mobile LG G Flex

Good news LG G Flex owners, today, T-Mobile has finally cleared Android 4.4 KitKat for landing. If you check your software updates now through the settings menu, you should see it available as an over-the-air download. The update also comes alongside the new KnockCode feature, and should bring G Flex users some increased battery life. For full details on the update, hit T-Mobile’s support page. As always, let us know if … [read full article]

Original T-Mobile Galaxy S3 gets Android 4.3 [Update: Just a bug fix]

Happy Monday! And what better way to start the week than with news of an optional software upgrade for users with the original version of the Galaxy S3? Over the weekend, Android 4.3 finally arrived for the Galaxy SIII t999 (original), and if you haven’t already been notified on your device, you should be able to go to settings and check manually and download OTA. This update includes KNOX and support for Samsung … [read full article]

iPhone users: iOS 7.1 available to download now

One of the questions I get asked most – at least since I took over running TmoNews – is “when does [insert Android device name] get KitKat?”. Thankfully, with iPhone, it’s never really an issue. Once the software update is out, it’s out for everyone. Earlier this afternoon, Apple released version 7.1 of its iOS software. As for what’s new, here’s the full list on Apple’s website. They include CarPlay – … [read full article]

[UPDATE] Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for T-Mobile Galaxy S4 out now

We just got word from our readers that they’ve been able to successfully download Android 4.4.2 for T-Mobile’s version of the Galaxy S4. You might not get an automatic notification of its availability though, as it seems each of our readers has had to check for it manually through the settings menu. Word of warning: Everyone so far has complained that it’s taking ages to download. One reader stated 45 mins, while the screenshot above shows over … [read full article]