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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 8 update brings security patches and bug fixes

  UPDATE: T-Mobile’s support page for the Note 8 says that this update includes “October/November Google security updates”, but users that’ve received the update say it only includes the October patches.   ORIGINAL: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 owners, it’s time to update. T-Mobile has released a software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Weighing in at 383MB, it includes the October and November Android security patches as well as some bug fixes and software improvements, including … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, LG V30+, and T-Mobile Revvl Plus launch at T-Mo today

Today’s a big day for phone releases at T-Mobile, as there are three new Android phones hitting T-Mo’s shelves. First up is the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. Samsung’s rugged Galaxy S Active models have been exclusive to AT&T in the past, but that’s changing with the Galaxy S8 Active with releases on Sprint and T-Mobile. The S8 Active is priced at $100 down and $30 per month for 24 months (FRP: $820) on EIP or $100 … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 11.1.2 update with fix for iPhone X touchscreen responsiveness in the cold

Apple just released a new iOS update, and it’s aimed at squashing some bugs specific to the iPhone X. iOS 11.1.2 is now available for download. Included is a fix for an iPhone X bug that would cause the device’s touchscreen to become temporarily unresponsive when taken out into the cold. This update also fixes a bug that could cause distortion in Live Photos and videos captured with the iPhone X. While this update is … [read full article]

OnePlus 5T official, features 6.01-inch AMOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio

Five months after introducing the OnePlus 5, the crew at OnePlus has revealed an updated version of its flagship smartphone. The OnePlus 5T is now official. Perhaps the biggest draw of the 5T is its display, which is taller than the screen on the OnePlus 5 and also has slimmer bezels. OnePlus has equipped the 5T with a 6.01-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2160×1080 and an 18:9 aspect ratio. That larger screen is … [read full article]

MetroPCS offering free Amazon Prime and Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime to switchers

T-Mobile today announced a MetroPCS Black Friday offer to go along with . MetroPCS is offering a free year of Amazon Prime and a free Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime to customers that switch to MetroPCS and sign up for an unlimited LTE plan. This deal is only available in stores and will be available for a limited time. Pricing for an unlimited plan at MetroPCS starts at $50 per month for unlimited talk, text, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new BOGO deal on flagship smartphones on November 17th

Black Friday isn’t happening until November 24th, but T-Mobile has decided to kick off its holiday deals a bit earlier. Starting November 17th, T-Mobile will launch a Buy One, Get One deal on flagship smartphones from Apple, LG, and Samsung. Like some of T-Mo’s other recent BOGO deals, you’ll need to add a new line and purchase both phones on EIP to qualify for this offer. You must also choose two devices from the same manufacturer. … [read full article]

T-Mobile #GivingTuesday is November 28th, customers get money to donate to charity

Last year, T-Mobile matched donations made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America as part of #GivingTuesday. Now T-Mo has revealed that #GivingTuesday is coming back for 2017. On November 28th, T-Mobile will give its customers $2 to donate to their choice of the American Red Cross, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Feeding America, or Team Rubicon. This will be available in the T-Mobile Tuesdays app. T-Mobile employees will have even more to donate, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Revvl Plus launching November 17th with bigger screen and dual rear cameras

T-Mobile’s own-brand Revvl line of smartphones is growing today with the debut of the Revvl Plus. The T-Mobile Revvl Plus will be available this Friday, November 17th. It’ll cost $8 down and $8 per month for 24 months on EIP or $0 down and $9 per month with an 18-month JUMP! On Demand lease. As its name suggests, the Revvl Plus is bigger than the Revvl that launched in August. The Revvl Plus features … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays to include $4 movie ticket, online cooking class, and San Diego adventure grand prize

T-Mobile wants to help get you excited for next week by revealing what it’s got in store for the next edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays. For the November 14th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a $4 ticket to the new movie Wonder, which will be released on November 17th. Also coming to T-Mo customers is $20 in diamonds for Forge of Empires, a mobile game on Android and iPhone. Next Tuesday … [read full article]

T-Mobile BYOD Check App will tell you if your phone supports Extended Range LTE and VoLTE

T-Mobile has long encouraged customers to bring their own device to its network, and today it continued that effort with the release of a new Android app. The BYOD Check App is now available on for Android and iOS. With it, you can determine if your phone is compatible with T-Mobile’s Extended Range LTE coverage and its Voice over LTE service. To perform the check, you can use your phone’s camera to scan for … [read full article]

iOS 11.1.1 update now available, includes ‘i’ autocorrect fix

A little more than a week after releasing iOS 11.1, Apple has followed it up with another software update. iOS 11.1.1 is now available for the iPhone and iPad, and it focuses on fixing two specific bugs. First is the autocorrect bug that’s causing some devices to replace “i” with “A[?]”, and second is a bug that makes the “Hey Siri” hotword stop working. This is a relatively small update, so it shouldn’t take long for … [read full article]

T-Mobile expands LTE Advanced coverage, says Gigabit Class LTE available to some devices

T-Mobile today gave us an update on its LTE Advanced rollout. T-Mo says that its LTE Advanced coverage, which can up to double download speeds, is now available in more than 920 markets. The combination of 4×4 MIMO, 256 QAM, and carrier aggregation is available in 430 of those markets. Not all devices support all three of those technologies, but those that do can experience another doubling of download speeds in markets where the tech is … [read full article]