Archive | November, 2014

HTC RE camera goes on sale on T-Mobile Underground

T-Mobile’s Underground site launched just a few months ago, and is THE place to go for hard-to-find devices. Recent examples include the 64GB Nexus 6 and the HTC One M8 for Windows. Today, the company has finally launched the RE camera by HTC. The inhaler-shaped answer to GoPro is now available to buy for $199. It’s compatible with iOS 7 or later and Android 4.3 and above, providing your device has Bluetooth LE.

Holiday Deals on T-Mobile: Discount on S5, Note 3, M8 for Windows, Xperia Z3 and more…

Not too long ago, we got hold of information regarding some of T-Mobile’s holiday season sales. In particular, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S5 were both due to be discounted by $100. That deal is now active, along with others on T-Mobile’s holiday deals page. Currently, several handsets have been given generous discounts: Samsung Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds Google Play Music, Xbox Music, SoundCloud plus 11 more to its Music Freedom list

This morning, T-Mobile announced that it has added 14 more music streaming services to its list of Music Freedom options. Simple Choice customers now get unlimited free streaming using 27 popular music services. New services added today include some really popular names like Google Play Music (voted as the #1 most-wanted addition), Xbox Music and SoundCloud among many others. The full list of new services added today includes: Google Play Music− Winner of the … [read full article]

Unlike its competitors, T-Mobile keeps the Nexus 6 unbranded

Des Smith, T-Mobile’s product guru, or Sr. Product Manager if we want to use the official title, updated his Google+ page over the weekend to reiterate T-Mobile’s stance on the Nexus 6. In short: Uncarrier is keeping it Uncarrier. “No Corporate Logo, No Bloatware, no crap you don’t want on the #Nexus6 from +T-Mobile​:That’s Un-carrier – listening to our customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Support site gets a redesign

T-Mobile’s support website is perhaps my most used tool offered by our favorite carrier. Normally it’s to read up on phone specs, or software updates for T-mo devices. But it was never the most intuitive of platforms for discovery. Now, it’s been redesigned to be prettier and, hopefully, easier to use. The first thing you’ll notice on the new site is the main menu (above), offering quick access to the key areas within T-Mobile … [read full article]

$31 billion in bids so far as AWS-3 auction reaches 25th round

As many of you will be aware, T-Mobile is one of many companies currently taking part in the FCC’s AWS-3 spectrum auction. During the process, T-Mo could stand to gain some more 1700/2100 spectrum to help bolster its LTE network. As reported by Fierce Wireless, the spectrum auction has now gone through 24 rounds of bidding and – so far – has reached a huge $31 billion in bids. That’s $12 billion more than … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE network now the fastest in Kansas City, MO and Columbus, OH

T-Mobile announced in two separate press releases this morning that its LTE network is now the fastest for mobile data in Kansas City (MO) and Columbus (OH). In Kansas City, the average download speed 19.3Mbps, which is faster than Verizon and 1.5 times faster than AT&T and Sprint. Jennifer Silveria, T-Mobile’s Central Area VP of Engineering encourages “every single Kansas City resident to experience what it’s like to surf, stream, Facebook or FaceTime … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE network gets wideband boost in Boston

With six weeks left to hit its target of 25 metro areas covered, T-Mobile has launched wideband LTE in its latest location: Boston. The company announced this morning that its fatter data pipes are officially open for business in Massachusetts’ biggest city. And, according to real-life speed tests done by real customers, T-Mobile has the fastest network there too, with average download speeds of 24.1Mbps. In addition to Boston, customers in surrounding areas … [read full article]

Nexus 9 will be available from T-Mobile Underground in December

Along with the announcement that it will begin selling the Nexus 6 today, T-Mobile also announced that it will make the Nexus 9 available in December. The HTC-made device, which has received mixed reviews so far, will be available through T-Mobile’s Underground site for $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $29.16. Or, $599.76 full retail price, for the 32GB model. The … [read full article]

HTC One M8 for Windows is available, on sale for realsies this time

At some point between November 9th and today, T-Mobile decided to quietly release the HTC One M8 for Windows. Again. But this time, for real. I hope. Just 10 days ago, the device quietly landed on the T-Mobile online store, and looked like it was available for sale. But, someone – it seems – pushed the button too soon. We were told soon afterwards that it wasn’t actually available to buy. Fast … [read full article]