Tag Archives: T-Mobile

T-Mobile quietly discontinues Sony Xperia Z3

Sony just can’t seem to catch a break in the mobile market. Whether it’s because people are no longer excited by the brand, or because of its lack of marketing, the company’s attempts at competing in the mobile industry are a far cry from days gone by. And its presence in the U.S. just took another major hit. T-Mobile confirmed on Twitter last night that it no longer sells the Sony Xperia Z3. … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces Pets Un-leashed, promises to keep your furry companions connected too – April Fool’s

It’s April 1st, 2015 and T-Mobile is joining in with the spirit of April Fool’s day by announcing a new Un-carrier initiative aimed squarely at your four-legged companions. Pets Un-leashed is a “revolutionary way to help your entire family stay connected.” So the Un-carrier is now helping pets and owners communicate. You can add a $5 per month line to your Simple Choice Family Plan and your pets will be able to stay … [read full article]

Microsoft Surface 3 coming to T-Mobile later this year with 4G LTE

In a press release early this morning, Microsoft announced a brand new full-Windows tablet. The Surface 3 aims to offer a great laptop-replacing experience, at the fraction of the cost of its big brother, the Surface Pro 3. Prices will start from $499 for the base model, and it is the “thinnest and lightest Surface yet.” Inside this new lightweight tablet is a 1.6GHz quad-core Intel Atom x7 processor. It’s 8.7mm thick and weighs just 1.37 pounds, … [read full article]

Cleveland gets its first taste of T-Mobile Wideband LTE

It looks like Cleveland, Ohio has its first taste of T-Mobile’s faster LTE solution. Dubbed “Wideband LTE”, the network typically describes LTE with wider lanes for data traffic to flow through. Thanks to a post by Bradillac, a T-Mo fan and Redditor, we know that T-Mobile’s 15+15Mhz Wideband LTE network is now live in the area. Early speed test showed speeds of around 35Mbps down and 20Mbps up, but after … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches “next-gen” coverage map, shows real user experience

In a blog post this morning, T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer – also known as Grand Master Wizard of networks – Neville Ray announced a new coverage map. Like many of its Uncarrier moves, this new launch is aimed at eliminating another customer pain-point: Estimated and inaccurate coverage maps. T-Mobile is introducing this as the “industry’s first and only crowdsourced, customer-verified network coverage map.” This new map shows near real-time customer … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge get first OTA software update

The pre-orders for the S6 and S6 Edge have only been live on T-Mobile’s site for two days. And yet, the two devices already have their first performance-enhancing software update. It’s weighs in just under 180MB in size and comes with relatively minor bug fixes and performance boosters. Specifically, the update addresses issues with the fingerprint scanner and audio quality. … [read full article]

Pre-ordered Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge units on their way to T-Mobile customers already

When T-Mobile launched the pre-sale of the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and HTC One m9 yesterday, it did so with the promise that those who ordered would receive their phones before the official April 10th launch day. And it seems the company has come good on its promise, despite the server errors that plagued the online store yesterday. Our inbox this morning has been flooded by customers who have had shipping notices sent … [read full article]