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T-Mobile giving away nine Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phones for this week’s T-Mo Tuesday

Last week, T-Mo revealed what it’s got in store for this coming T-Mobile Tuesday, which includes a free one-night disc rental from Redbox and a Reebok discount. Now T-Mobile has quietly added a contest to this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday, too. This Tuesday, August 14th, T-Mobile will give away nine Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphones. Specifically, it’s giving away nine of the Ocean Blue version of the Note 9. T-Mo is also giving each winner a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ now receiving security updates

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ owners, you’re getting a new software update to start your week. T-Mobile is now pushing new updates to the S9 and S9+ that include the July 1, 2018 Android security patches. Also included are enhancements for the super slow-mo video and AR Emoji features as well as a fix for a black screen bug. The Galaxy S9 is being bumped up to software version G960USQU3ARG7, while the Galaxy S9+ … [read full article]

Alcatel 7 features 6-inch display and 4000mAh battery, arrives at MetroPCS today

There’s a new big screen phone coming to MetroPCS. The Alcatel 7 is launching at MetroPCS today, August 13th, at a price of $179.99. MetroPCS is also offering the Alcatel 7 for free to customers who port their number and sign up for an unlimited LTE plan, while customers with a new line of service or qualified upgrade can get it for $129.00. Specs for the Alcatel 7 include a 6-inch 2160×1080 display and 8MP camera … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds low-band LTE to more cell sites

Two days after announcing a round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades, T-Mo says that it’s expanded its low-band LTE coverage, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has confirmed that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to more cell sites in the past two weeks. These expansions bring “more and better coverage,” Ray explains. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! [read full article]

T-Mobile Essentials plan now available

The brand new T-Mobile Essentials plan is now available. T-Mobile today launched its new Essentials plan, which is a new offering for customers “who want the basics”. It includes unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data as well as unlimited 3G mobile hotspot. Customers also get unlimited talk, text, and 2G data in Mexico and Canada and unlimited texting along with $0.25 per minute calling in other international destinations. T-Mobile Tuesdays and the gifts that come … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 now available for pre-order from T-Mobile

Right on schedule, T-Mobile has started taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The Galaxy Note 9 is available from T-Mobile in Ocean Blue and Lavender Purple color options. The 6GB/128GB model costs $279.99 down and $30 per month for 24 months on EIP, $279.99 down and $29 per month for 18 months with JUMP! On Demand, or $999.99 full retail. If you’d prefer the 8GB/512GB version, you can expect to pay $529.99 down … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Watch debuts in 46mm and 42mm sizes, coming to T-Mobile later this year

Alongside the new Galaxy Note 9, Samsung today introduced a brand new smartwatch. The Samsung Galaxy Watch is now official, and it runs Samsung’s Tizen OS 4.0. The new wearable will be available in 46mm and 42mm sizes, but both will be powered by a dual-core 1.15GHz Exynos 9110 processor paired with 768MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. Samsung has also equipped both models with a heart rate tracker, ambient light sensor, IP68 … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 official, T-Mobile will offer half-off deal

After months of leaks and rumors, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now official. While the Galaxy Note 9 may look similar to last year’s Galaxy Note 8, it’s gotten several notable updates over its predecessor. Those include the S Pen, which is one of the things that makes a Note a Note. The S Pen on the Galaxy Note 9 supports Bluetooth Low Energy to let you use it as a remote control for … [read full article]

T-Mobile One Plus International add-on will be discontinued on August 10th

August 10th will bring with it the launch of T-Mobile Essentials, T-Mo’s new plan for people who “just want the basics.” It’s now been confirmed that T-Mobile has another rate plan change planned for that date. T-Mobile will discontinue its T-Mobile One Plus International add-on on August 10th. The carrier confirmed the news to me today, with the following statement: “We simplified and made almost all of the features from ONE Plus International available on … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys another round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

Another round of mid-band LTE upgrades has been completed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that T-Mo has upgraded more cell sites with additional mid-band LTE capacity over the past two weeks. As with previous mid-band LTE upgrades, this latest batch includes 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 LTE network for … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts include free Redbox rental and Reebok discount

After offering up a free Dunkin’ Donuts card, an Eddie Bauer discount, and more this week, T-Mobile has revealed what gifts it has in store for next Tuesday. On August 14th, T-Mobile customers can get a free one-night disc rental from Redbox and 30 percent off plus free shipping from Reebok. Also available will be a free online course diploma and toolkit from Shaw Academy and an offer from HotelStorm. Next … [read full article]

T-Mobile releases video teaser for August 15th Un-carrier announcement

With one week to go before T-Mobile’s next Un-carrier move, CEO John Legere has dropped a teaser for the big announcement. The brief video shows Legere sealing a wooden crate that’s labeled “Decommissioned” and then wheeling it into a room that holds “Relics of the wireless industry”. There are references to things T-Mobile has targeted with past Un-carrier moves, like contracts, data limits, and taxes and fees. Unlike some of the other guys, we like … [read full article]