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T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ receiving security updates

Time for you Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ owners to update! T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models. Galaxy S8 owners should look out for version G950USQU2BQK5 which weighs in at 417.68MB, while Galaxy S8+ owners will be getting version G955USQU2BQK5 that weighs in at 151.98MB. As for what’s included, the big addition are the November 2017 Android security patches. T-Mobile says that there are “various system … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts will include $5 movie ticket, Shell fuel discount, and more next week

T-Mobile has revealed its gifts for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday, and there are some returning vendors and some newcomers. For the December 12th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a movie ticket for $5 from Atom Tickets and a free sausage biscuit from Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s. Also available is $25 off a purchase of $50 and free shipping to Harry & David, a retailer that sells gift baskets, fruit, … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering $50 off Apple Watch Series 3

After recently running deals on the iPhone and iPad, T-Mobile is now kicking off an offer on another Apple product. T-Mobile today launched a deal that’ll get you $50 off the price of an Apple Watch Series 3. To get this discount, you’ll need to buy the Apple Watch on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) and activate it with a qualifying DIGITS plan. Once you do, you’ll get $50 worth of monthly bill credits. … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Ericsson record speeds of 1.1Gbps in LAA lab demo

Following an announcement earlier this year that T-Mobile had started testing LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) on its network, T-Mo has now come out with some details on its latest LAA lab demo. T-Mobile recently teamed up with Ericsson to perform LAA tests in T-Mo’s lab in Bellevue, Wash. Using 12-layer LAA technology, T-Mobile and Ericsson recorded speeds of 1.1Gbps, making them the first to achieve speeds above 1Gbps on unlicensed spectrum. In addition to … [read full article]

Many T-Mobile customers having issues with text messaging today

UPDATE: T-Mobile tells me that the issue is now resolved. How’s everything looking on your end?   ORIGINAL: Having issues sending text messages this morning? If so, you’re not alone. Many T-Mobile customers say they’re having problems sending text messages today, with reports coming in on Twitter and Reddit from across the country. There are some customers who say that their messages are working fine, but there are folks in Wisconsin, California, Washington, Georgia, New … [read full article]

Giveaway: Moto Z2 Force + Moto Mod

The holiday season is here and our friends over at Android and Me are jumping into the spirit with a giveaway to brighten your day. This year, they’ve teamed up with Wirefly and Lenovo to give away three (3) Moto Z2 Force smartphones, plus a Moto Mod for each device, which could be a JBL Soundboost 2, Moto Insta-Share Projector, or Moto Gamepad. Android and Me will choose the Moto Mod that each winner receives. To … [read full article]

iOS 11.2 update released by Apple with date bug fix and faster wireless charging

Usually when Apple releases a new iOS update, it’s done so in the middle of the day on a Monday or Tuesday. That’s not the case with iOS 11.2. Apple released iOS 11.2 at around 12:00 am PST on Saturday. The update is available to the iPhone 5s and later, the iPad Air and later, and the iPod touch 6th generation. To download iOS 11.2, grab your iOS device and go into Settings > General > … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares list of LTE Advanced markets

Last month, T-Mobile announced that its LTE Advanced coverage was available in more than 920 markets. The problem was that T-Mo wasn’t exactly clear on which markets those were, but that’s now changed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has shared a list of all of T-Mo’s LTE Advanced Markets. The list breaks things down by state, so it’s easy to look for your city. What’s more, this T-Mobile LTE Advanced Markets list makes it clear whether … [read full article]

New report measures difference between iPhone X Qualcomm and Intel modems

Last year saw Apple use two different modems in its iPhone models, one from Intel and one from Qualcomm, and there was a difference between the modems’ LTE performance. Many were wondering what the modem situation would like with this year’s iPhone hardware, and now it looks like we’ve got our answer. Cellular Insights compared the LTE performance of two iPhone X models: the A1865 that has a Qualcomm modem and is sold by Sprint, … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free breakfast sandwich, discount on tickets, and more

The gifts and prizes that T-Mobile’s got planned for the first T-Mobile Tuesdays in December have been revealed. For the December 5th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can score a free sausage biscuit sandwich from Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s and a free online cooking class from Panna. Other gifts for T-Mobile customers include $30 off tickets from Ticket Liquidator and 25 percent off a purchase from craft shop Joann. T-Mobile is … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s newest deal offers businesses a $100 credit for every line they switch

T-Mobile’s latest promotion is aimed squarely at business customers. T-Mo is now offering businesses a $100 credit for every line that they switch. Business and government customers must port in corporate liable voice lines from AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon and sign up for a T-Mobile One for Business plan to qualify. This is a limited time deal. T-Mo says that there’s a limit of 100 lines that can be switched with this deal, which could add … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushes updates to Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Galaxy J7

We’ve already seen T-Mobile push updates to its Galaxy S7 and Note 8 in the past couple of weeks, and it looks like some older Samsung devices got updated, too. T-Mobile recently pushed updates to its Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, and Galaxy J7. The updates began rolling out on November 22nd and according to T-Mo, they each include “various improvements and security updates.” If you haven’t gotten a new update on … [read full article]