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T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ getting new software updates

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners have been wondering when they’ll get another software update after T-Mobile began pushing one in mid-April but then paused it a day later. Now it looks like the wait is finally coming to an end. T-Mobile has announced new software updates for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The GS9 is getting version G960USQS2ARF4 while the GS9+ is getting version G965USQS2ARF4. A T-Mo support rep in the … [read full article]

BlackBerry KEY2 arriving in the U.S. on July 13th, pre-orders begin June 29th

Did the BlackBerry KEY2 catch your eye when it debuted earlier this month? If so, we now know when you’ll be able to get one of your own. The BlackBerry KEY2 will go on sale in the U.S. on July 13th at Amazon and BestBuy.com, but you’ll be able to pre-order one as early as June 29th. Pricing will be set at $649.99. The KEY2 will be sold unlocked and will be compatible with GSM networks … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include free Redbox rental and Google Express discount next week

Did you grab your free T-Mobile sunglasses and Baskin-Robbins promo code yesterday? Good, now here’s what T-Mo has planned for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday. On June 26th, T-Mobile customers can enjoy a double feature with a one-night disc rental from Redbox and $2 SD movie rental from Vudu. Also coming next week is a $20 dining credit crom Dining Advantage and 25 percent off a purchase using Google Express. Next week’s grand … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ getting new Sunrise Gold color option

Samsung is adding another color option to its flagship Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available in Sunrise Gold in the U.S. starting on June 24th. It’ll be sold in Best Buy stores as well as on BestBuy.com and Samsung.com. In terms of specs, the Sunrise Gold S9 and S9+ are similar to the other color options that are already on the market. That includes the … [read full article]

LG Stylo 4 launches at MetroPCS with 6.2-inch screen and built-in stylus

MetroPCS has offered previous models of LG’s stylus-equipped Stylo phones in the past, and now the brand new model has launched at T-Mobile’s prepaid brand as well. The LG Stylo 4 is now available from MetroPCS. The device’s original price is set at $239, but Metro is knocking that down to $179 with an instant discount. When it comes to features, one of the highlights of the LG Stylo 4 is its built-in stylus. … [read full article]

T-Mobile won’t sell location data to ‘shady middlemen’, says CEO John Legere

UPDATE: T-Mobile today sent me the following statement regarding this news: “We ended all transmission of customer data to Securus and are terminating our location aggregator agreements.”   ORIGINAL: Today several U.S. carriers committed to stop selling customer location data to brokers, and now T-Mobile CEO John Legere has chimed in on the matter. Legere has said that he’s “personally evaluated” the issue involving user location data, pledging that T-Mo “will not sell customer location data … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint continue to advocate for their merger as they officially file FCC documents

As expected, T-Mobile and Sprint today continued work on their merger deal by filing a Public Interest Statement with the FCC. The two companies also made announcements to talk up their merger and share some more details on their plans. 5G is a major focus of T-Mobile and Sprint, with the two carriers saying that together they’ll be able to deploy a much better 5G network than either could if they remain separate. T-Mobile … [read full article]

LG Q7 Android One variant rumored to be coming to T-Mobile

Days after a new LG phone arrived at T-Mobile, a leak has emerged with info on another LG device that may launch at T-Mo in the near future. An Android One version of the LG Q7 (pictured above) is reportedly coming to T-Mobile. XDA Developers user deadman96385 was digging through the kernel source code of the MetroPCS version of the LG Stylo 4 and discovered references to a device with the model number “cv5a”, … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ updates include June security patches

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, T-Mobile is helping you start off your week on a positive note. T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models. The Galaxy S8 update is version G950USQU4CRE9 and is 327.16MB, while the Galaxy S8+ update is version G955USQU4CRE9 and is 323.63MB in size. These updates include the June 1, 2018 Android security patch level as well as “various bug fixes and software … [read full article]

T-Mobile now selling LG Aristo 2 Plus with 600MHz LTE support

As expected, T-Mobile today began sales of the LG Aristo 2 Plus. The LG Aristo 2 Plus is priced at $6 down and $6 per month for 24 months on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) or $150 full price. At launch, T-Mo is touting a special deal that’ll get you $90 off the Aristo 2 Plus when you buy it with a qualifying No Credit Check plan. When it comes to specs, the LG Aristo … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces more mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

Two weeks after T-Mobile last announced a round of mid-band LTE upgrades, another batch has been confirmed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has confirmed that T-Mo has rolled out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to “hundreds” of cell sites over the past two weeks. These upgrades include both PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and #WeWontStop! This is why we’ve had the fastest … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint to file formal merger application with FCC next week

T-Mobile and Sprint are getting ready to take the next step in their effort to merge. The two companies have told the FCC that they plan to formally file an application asking for approval to merge. The application will be filed on Monday, June 18th, and will include a protective order to block sensitive corporate information from the public. While T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to a merger deal in April, the two companies must get … [read full article]