Tag Archives: Tethering

T-Mobile set to launch a new ZTE-made 4G hotspot device?

Hints at new products can crop up in many places, but often times if it’s a minor device, T-Mobile itself can inform us of new gadgets before they’re available. This time out, that’s exactly what’s happened. In T-Mobile’s Support Pages, in the ‘Mobile Internet’ section, information on a new mobile hotspot has been uploaded. Dubbed the T-Mobile 4G HotSpot Z64, the device has been manufactured by ZTE. All kinds of … [read full article]

T-Mobile to throttle customers who use unlimited LTE data for torrents/p2p

In an internal memo to staff, it’s been revealed that T-Mobile is going to clamp down on users taking advantage of their unlimited 4G/LTE plans for peer-to-peer file sharing and other misuse of their data allowance. It reads: “T-mobile has identified customers who are heavy data users and are engaged in peer-to-peer file sharing, and tethering outside of T-Mobile’s Terms and Conditions (T&C). This results in a negative data network experience for T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Improves Unlimited Data Smartphone Hotspot Bundles, Begins Today

Well, this is a good way to end the day as T-Mobile improves their unlimited data hotspot bundles beginning today, September 10th. Beginning today, T-Mobile customers on their Unlimited high-speed data plans can add new hotspot packages for as little as $20. Beginning September 10, our postpaid customers will get more tethering for less with our Unlimited data features! Now customers can enjoy Unlimited high-speed data and a substantial amount of Smart … [read full article]

T-Mobile Will Begin Bundling Unlimited Plan And Tethering Feature On Wednesday

In a move I truly believe should have been made right from the get go, T-Mobile will change their Value and Classic Simple Choice Plans to “bundle” the tethering feature with unlimited data plans right from the start. As 500MB is already included on Unlimited Plans, the addition of 2.5GB of unlimited data with tethering will now be priced at $30 for 2.5GB of allotted tethering data as opposed to $20 for … [read full article]

HTC Sensation 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Now Available, HTC Amaze 4G Update Coming May 21st

Right on cue and beginning as early as 3:00am this morning, T-Mobile and HTC released Ice Cream Sandwich for the HTC Sensation 4G. Not to worry HTC Amaze 4G owners, you’re waiting just a few more days as T-Mobile announces your update for May 21st. As soon as Sensation 4G owners stop dancing around the room celebrating this release, just remember the end of free tethering as soon as … [read full article]

Confirmed: HTC Sensation 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Will End Free Tethering

Tomorrows upgrade of the HTC Sensation 4G to Ice Cream Sandwich ends a lengthy and often frustrating wait for owners of the much-loved T-Mobile smartphone. Sensation 4G owners should be aware of one warning before going through with tomorrows upgrade: the end of the T-Mobile’s (unofficially) free tethering plan. A T-Mobile representative told PCMag the company will begin enforcing it’s $15 per month wireless hotspot plan. T-Mobile has always officially charged $15 … [read full article]

Nokia Says Mobile Hotspot Feature Coming To Lumia 710 Models “Soon”

Nokia has indicated via a FAQ posted on their website that the Lumia Windows Phone device line will receive an update with support for a mobile hotspot feature. The Lumia 710 on T-Mobile released without a mobile hotspot feature, a small disappointment given how useful the feature has become. Nokia says the feature will be added in a future system update, though the timing of such an update was only said to … [read full article]

Did Tony Hawk Just Out A T-Mobile Galaxy Nexus? I Think Not

Let’s just get the obvious out of the way and ask ourselves if Tony Hawk “accidentally” Tweeted a picture of a T-Mobile Galaxy Nexus? The answer? We tend to think not. In fact, we’re almost sure of it considering the imagine contained within his tweet. Now, we’ll back up for a sec and admit that Tony Hawk has always been a friend to T-Mobile and even lent his name to a Sidekick … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Mobile Hotspot Feature Bundle Option Still Up For Grabs, Now Listed On T-Mobile Website As “Limited Time” Offer

Remember the “hush hush” data Unlimited-Premium 5GB and 10GB data plan promotions we discovered and reported on earlier this month? Do you remember how the screen shot we obtained mentioned that these rate plans were not to be proactively offered to customers? About that…turns out that T-Mobile had a change of heart and has now listed the Mobile Hotspot compatible rate plans on their website as “limited time” offers. This plan(s) can be … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus S Android 2.3.6 Update Now Available

A software update is now available for the Nexus S which brings with a host of “bug fixes and security patches.”The 17.5MB software is specifically hoping to address some of the handset’s tethering issues which have plagued Nexus S users for some time. Along with tethering fixes the update will include a patch that changes some of the NFC functions within the handset. It’s a small but necessary update hoping to address … [read full article]