Tag Archives: T-Mobile

[UPDATE: Works over Cellular too] iOS 9 adds Wi-Fi Calling with Mac/iPad Continuity for T-Mobile customers

UPDATE: We got an email yesterday from T-Mobile to confirm that this is in fact just part of the story. T-Mo is the first carrier in the world which will support Continuity over a cellular network. So you can leave your phone anywhere, and still receive and send SMS messages or make/receive phone calls. Sweet deal.  With iOS 8 and Yosemite last year, Apple launched an awesome new feature called Continuity. It’s made … [read full article]

Microsoft Lumia 640 and LG G Pad F 8.0 coming to T-Mobile on June 17

We’ve been wondering about the official launch date for T-Mobile’s Microsoft Lumia 640 for some time, and now we finally have evidence from one of our sources. T-Mo communicated to staff that the long-awaited budget Windows Phone will be arriving on store shelves in time for a June 17 launch. And it’s not coming along. LG’s G Pad 8.0 tablet will be released in Magenta-flavor on the same day. [read full article]

John Legere gets a “BatBerry” for his birthday

Yesterday was John Legere’s birthday, which you’ll undoubtedly already know if you’ve been following his tweets. The ever-popular outspoken CEO seemingly got a bazillion birthday tweets, a few cakes, a huge card and a batphone. But today, waiting for him back in his Seattle office was something a little special sent over by John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO. T-Mobile and BlackBerry only [read full article]

Android 5.0 Lollipop update for T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z3 rolling out with Band 12 support

Late last night (or early this morning) T-Mobile finally approved and released the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Sony Xperia Z3. T-Mo’s popular product guru, Des Smith, Tweeted yesterday evening that the update rollout would begin at midnight Pacific time. As well as getting a taste of Lollipop for the first time, Z3 users will also be able to use T-Mobile’s 700MHz frequency band 12 LTE network. Software Update: @TMobile [read full article]

T-Mobile’s #NeverSettleforVerizon trial promotion extended through June 27

Just a few weeks back, T-Mobile launched its latest promotion to target competitor customers. The #NeverSettleforVerizon promotion was launched with Verizon’s customers in center focus. Apart from a snappy hashtag, a “backfiring” Twitter ad and support from everyone’s favorite celebrity watcher, the promotion offered Verizon customers a free two-week test-drive. Customers could sign up to a plan then … [read full article]

T-Mobile clear to launch 700MHz band 12 LTE in New York City

On Periscope, last night, John Legere confirmed that New York City should start to see some Band 12 LTE action at long last. As in many markets, one of the big obstructions to getting the 700MHz network live in New York has been TV broadcast channel 51 interference. In the often mentioned map by DanRant from Reddit, the areas affected and blocked by interference are indicated using the red circles (as seen in … [read full article]

List: All current T-Mobile 700MHz band 12 LTE compatible smartphones

It’s been over a year since T-Mobile acquired its first 700MHz spectrum from Verizon. Since then, it’s been picking up airwaves across the country from a number of smaller independent companies. More importantly, we now officially have a handful of markets where the network is alive and kicking. For those who still might not know what all the fuss over band 12 is … [read full article]