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T-Mobile says Galaxy S9 Android 10 update is rolling out, Galaxy S10 5G also updated

With today’s rollout of Android 10 to the T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9, some Galaxy S9 owners may be wondering where their update is. According to T-Mo, it’s already started going out. T-Mobile has updated its support pages to show that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ began receiving their Android 10 update yesterday, February 23rd. In addition to the bump to Android 10, the 1.9GB update brings the February 2020 security patches and removes the DIGITS built-in … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays to hand out inflatable neck pillows soon

T-Mo’s got another piece of T-Mobile Tuesdays swag coming soon that’ll be useful on your next flight. New photos sent to TmoNews show that T-Mobile will give out T-Mobile-Samsung inflatable neck pillows soon. When inflated, the pillow has a T-Mo logo on one arm and a Samsung logo on the other. The images don’t say exactly when T-Mobile will hand these inflatable pillows out to customers, but now that they’ve arrived in stores, they should … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 now being updated to Android 10

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 owners, your week is starting off with a bang. T-Mobile is now updating its Galaxy Note 9 to Android 10 with Samsung’s One UI 2 interface. The update is a biggie, coming in at 2062.99MB, so you may want to find a speedy Wi-Fi connection before starting the download. It’s version N960USQU3DTAA. As with other Android 10 updates for Samsung devices, this Note 9 update brings dark mode improvements like enhanced … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G8 ThinQ getting its Android 10 update

LG G8 ThinQ owners, your Android 10 update has arrived. T-Mobile has begun pushing the Android 10 update to its LG G8, bumping it to version G820TM20d. The update is a biggie, coming in at 1532.8MB, so you may want to make sure you’re on a speedy connection before starting the download. According to LG, the update includes support for LG Pay, various bug fixes, and security and system improvements. The security patch level is January … [read full article]

T-Mobile EVP David Carey leaving company, Abdul Saad promoted to CTO

T-Mobile has announced that it’s doing a bit of executive shuffling. T-Mobile says in a filing with the SEC that David Carey, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services, will soon leave the company. According to the filing, Carey (shown below, left) will exit some time between April 30th and July 1st. The filing goes on to say that Carey will provide consulting services to T-Mobile. Carey joins CFO Braxton Carter and CEO John Legere as the latest … [read full article]

T-Mobile argues that FCC made testing errors in report on rural coverage

Back in December, the FCC said that it had conducted drive tests of T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular’s networks and found that the carriers had misrepresented their rural coverage. The FCC said that it won’t punish the carriers because they “did not find a sufficiently clear violation”, but T-Mobile has still taken the time to respond to the FCC’s report. T-Mobile said in a filing this week that FCC’s original report used a “flawed verification … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+, Note 10+ 5G getting security updates

Today’s the day that Galaxy S20 pre-orders launch, but it’s also a good day for some older Samsung phones because they’re getting new software updates. T-Mobile is now updating the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The former is being bumped up to version G950USQS7DTA6, while the latter is getting version G955USQS7DTA6. This new Galaxy S8 update comes just a few days after the previous update was released. Unlike that recent one, though, the new … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra now available for pre-order from T-Mobile

You can now pre-order Samsung’s next big thing. The Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra are now available for pre-order from T-Mobile. Pricing for the Galaxy S20 starts at $0 down and $41.67 per month on EIP and $249.99 down and $30 per month on JOD, while the S20+ starts at $0 down and $50 per month on EIP and $449.99 down and $28 per month on JOD. The S20 Ultra starts at $0 down and $58.34 … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Sprint confirm updated merger agreement

Just as was rumored, T-Mobile and Sprint have now confirmed that they’ve updated their merger agreement. The new agreement includes an exchange ratio of 11.00 Sprint shares for each T-Mobile share, up from the original agreement of 9.75 Sprint shares. SoftBank, Sprint’s owner, has agreed to surrender 48.8 million T-Mobile shares acquired in the merger to the New T-Mobile, making SoftBank’s effective ratio 11.31 shares per T-Mo share. Sprint shareholders other than SoftBank will continue to … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly close to new merger terms

We’ve heard rumblings recently that T-Mobile and Sprint may be working on new terms for their merger, and now it sounds like an updated deal could be close. T-Mobile and Sprint are said to be “close” to agreeing on a new deal and that they’re planning to announce it as soon as today. That’s according to sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal, who caution that the situation is “still fluid” and that the announcement could … [read full article]

T-Mobile finishes first in J.D. Power’s latest Wireless Purchase Experience report

After coming out on top in J.D. Power’s U.S. Wireless Customer Care report earlier this month, T-Mobile has now finished first in another J.D. Power ranking. J.D. Power today released its 2020 U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience study, and T-Mobile finished first among the postpaid “Full-Service Carriers” with 863 points out of a possible 1,000. T-Mo was also the only carrier to finish above the segment average of 839 points. This is the fifth time in a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S20 deals revealed ahead of start of pre-orders

T-Mobile stayed quiet about any possible Galaxy S20 deals when the new Samsung phones were announced last week, but with pre-orders starting soon, T-Mo has now revealed what offers it has planned. First up, T-Mobile says that customers can get up to $500 off any of the new Galaxy S20 phones after rebate when they trade in an eligible device. You’ll get up to $500 back, depending on trade-in device, via a Virtual Express Prepaid Mastercard … [read full article]