Tag Archives: Windows

Refreshed T-Mobile app now available to Windows phones

Months after T-Mobile’s new app launched on Android and iPhone, it looks like T-Mo is giving Windows phone users the refreshed app, too. The T-Mobile app for Windows phones now features the same look as its Android and iPhone counterparts, with cards that’ll quickly show your bill, data usage, and other account details; the ability to quickly pay our bill, view your bill history, and enroll in AutoPay; and track the data, messaging, and … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile receiving new software update

Another month, another Windows 10 Mobile update for the Alcatel Fierce XL. T-Mobile’s Alcatel Fierce XL is now receiving an update to Windows 10 Mobile version 10.0.10586.494. According to the information posted by Microsoft, Fierce XL owners can expect improved support to Windows 10 Mobile’s backup settings for apps as well as some other goodies. Microsoft’s full changelog for the Windows 10 build 10586.494 update: Improved reliability of Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer 11, Windows Explorer, … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL getting Windows 10 Mobile update version 10586.318

One month after pushing 10586.218 to Windows 10 Mobile devices, Microsoft is now rolling out another Cumulative Update. TmoNews reader Joe today receive an update to 10586.318 on his Alcatel Fierce XL. The update includes several bug fixes and improvements, like a fix for a bug that could cause unexpected battery drain while the screen is off, and improvements to Cortana. Here’s what Microsoft’s official changelog for the update looks like: Reliability, performance and stability … [read full article]

Microsoft announces Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 devices

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed to me that it’s working on a Windows 10 Mobile update for the Lumia 640.   T-Mobile has offered quite a few Windows Phone 8.1 devices in the past, and anyone that’s still rocking one today is probably wondering when they’ll get an update to Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft’s latest mobile OS. Today, Microsoft announced that that update is officially starting to roll out. … [read full article]

John Legere says T-Mobile didn’t turn down Microsoft’s Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL

T-Mobile has sold quite a few Windows smartphones in the past, but when Microsoft unveiled its new Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones earlier this week, there was no mention of Magenta. Turns out that Microsoft may not have even approached T-Mobile about carrying its new phones. In the days since the new Lumias were announced, lots of folks have wondered if Microsoft’s devices would be coming to their carrier. So far AT&T is … [read full article]

Tmo Nokia Lumia 925 available for $199 contract-free with HSN.com

A couple of weeks ago, Newegg held a flash sale, offering the T-Mobile flavored Lumia 925 for the brilliant price of $249. Today, Home Shopping Network is offering the same device, but for $50 less. That’s a price of just $199, contract-free. The deal is also eligible for HSN’s FlexPay program, giving you the chance to pay as little as $49 per month interest free. I have to say, of all the Lumia devices … [read full article]

Report: Microsoft Will Lose Dominant Marketshare To Android In 2016

According to a new Gartner study, Google’s Android operating system will be used on more computing devices than Microsoft’s Windows Platform within the next four years. The study shows the massive shift happening in the marketplace as Android continues its rise to world domination. At the end of 2016, Gartner expects there will be 2.3 billion computers, tablets and smartphones using the Android platform, compared to 2.28 billion Windows devices. As for 2012, Gartner anticipates 1.5 billion Windows devices against 608 million using … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms HTC HD7 NoDo Update Arriving

While we had pretty good to suspect that HTC HD7 owners would start seeing the much anticipated NoDo update begin arriving today, T-Mobile has gone and confirmed it via Twitter. With a  set of instructions that details a two-part update every HD7 owner should take of this update as it brings about a laundry list of improvements to the Windows Phone 7 platform. Remember the update will take between 20 … [read full article]