Tag Archives: Wi-Fi

PSA: Sorry Everyone, No Wi-Fi Calling On The Nexus 4

In the hopes of clarifying a bit of confusion and concern I see in the comments, I’ve reached out to T-Mobile to confirm that there will be no Wi-Fi calling on the Nexus 4. Now, odds are greatly in favor of this not being a T-Mobile decision anyway as a Nexus device generally doesn’t receive any carrier input. Therefore, T-Mobile likely had zero input in the manufacturing of the device and couldn’t … [read full article]

T-Mobile Continues Commitment To Wi-Fi Calling In Future Handsets

T-Mobile’s Director of Product Management, Josh Lonn had plenty to say in response to a The Verge article on the “Dirty Secrets of IP Calling.” Most important are his words that T-Mobile will continue to support for Wi-Fi calling and thankfully so, it’s both an invaluable and desirable feature that far too many carriers have overlooked. With indoor coverage being such a troublesome area for tens of millions of wireless customers, Wi-Fi Calling … [read full article]

HTC Says Some Of Its Handsets Leak Wi-Fi Passwords

HTC is acknowledging this morning a software flaw found on some of their Android phones that openly offers secure credential across any Wi-Fi network they are connected with. A report from TheNextWeb shows that there is little in the way of stopping someone from grabbing this information and using it for mischievous purposes. The flaw affects a number of HTC devices, however, the Sensation 4G is the only T-Mobile device on … [read full article]

Samsung Commits To Increasing Smartphone Battery Life In 2012, Hopes For All-Day Use

Samsung is undertaking some nifty goal setting in 2012, promising that smartphones arriving this year can last a full day under average to moderately heavy use, according to Kevin Packingham, vice president of product innovation at Samsung. “When you wake up to when you go to bed, we don’t want you feeling anxiety about your battery life,” he said in an interview at CES. While smartphone releases are packing more and more features, … [read full article]

(Updated) T-Mobile Customers Receiving Errors When Attempting Wi-Fi Calling

Update: T-Mobile says they are currently performing “maintenance” on Wi-Fi calling and they are working on a fix. We’re getting a few emails and tweets that T-Mobile’s Wi-Fi calling service is currently suffering a nationwide outage. We don’t know much at this point but, we’ve pinged T-Mobile to try and get an update and determine how widespread the outage is. Customers report calling in to customer care … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Launch Signal Booster Program On September 7th

We’ve heard rumors of T-Mobile preparing an in-home solution for signal boosters for almost as long as we have been doing this website. There have been hints along the way that T-Mobile has been providing them via a loyalty program in small markets as well as question surveys that inquire about coverage-boosting devices in your home. Well that knowledge in mind we’ve just received word that come September 7th, the Signal Booster … [read full article]

T-Mobile Clarifies International WiFi Calling Charges

There have been quite a few of you asking questions about T-Mobile’s new Wi-Fi unlimited calling feature and how it might affect international usage and roaming. We’ve managed to get a hold of the above screen shot which nails down exactly what the conditions are for international usage and how such calls are billed. Calls made from the US to international numbers are subject to international rates Calls made from outside the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Readying Microcell In Home Solution?

With T-Mobile focusing so much attention on providing in home coverage solutions via Wi-Fi there has been little talk, at least that has been made public about a Microcell solution. While T-Mobile’s loyalty team has been beta testing Cel-Fi units that are designed to boost signals in the home a widespread rollout has yet to occur. As it turns out a recent survey conducted by a third party on behalf of T-Mobile was … [read full article]

Unlimited Wi-Fi Calling Delayed, New Arrival Date Unknown

Some sad news for those of you eagerly awaiting the arrival of T-Mobile’s newest Wi-Fi calling promotion. Early expectations were for a systemwide launch May 11th launch as our leaked internal shot indicated. Unfortunately we’re just receiving word of a delay. T-Mobile hasn’t given a new date as to when this service will arrive but we’re hoping it won’t be long! Stay tuned for more details! Delayed Launch of Free Wi-Fi Calling … [read full article]

T-Mobile Bringing Unlimited Wi-Fi Calling Back

Beginning May 11th, T-Mobile will add a new feature that will allow Wi-Fi calling capable devices to make and receive phone calls WITHOUT using in-plan minutes. Hallelujah!!!! Qualifying customers with Wi-Fi calling capable devices will receive a text message in the coming days alerting them to this feature directing them to T-Mobile.com to add the feature. Customer care will also aid in the addition of this feature to a customers account. The … [read full article]