Archive | March, 2015

Android 5.0 Lollipop now available for T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3

A couple of readers got in touch with us in the early hours of this morning to let us know that the Android 5.0 update is now available to download for the T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 variant. This confirms an update made to Samsung’s support pages, which states that software version N900TUVUFOB5 was made available yesterday evening. Along with Android 5.0, the software update also includes Wi-Fi calling optimization and a … [read full article]

HTC One M9 to support band 12 and band 2 LTE?

Last year, when HTC launched its flagship phone, it did so without including support for one of T-Mobile’s newest LTE bands: 1900MHz band 2. Although, at the time it wasn’t very widespread, by the time 2014 came to a close, T-Mobile’s band 2 network was growing, a lot. In fact, most of the new LTE sites that went live in previous 2G/3G/HSPA-only networks were 1900MHz. The biggest of those – of course – … [read full article]

Microsoft Lumia 640 coming to T-Mobile and MetroPCS later this spring

Early this morning, here in sunny Barcelona, Microsoft took the wraps off its latest mid-range smartphones: The Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. And at least one of those is making its way to T-Mobile and MetroPCS shelves later this spring. The carrier announced this morning that it will be selling the Lumia 640, making it a direct follow-up to the 635 which was released last … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S6 hands on and first impressions

In the smartphone market, for me, Samsung always stood out as having phones that had all the features you could possibly need. Although they’ve never incorporated them in a way I particularly admired, they offered something to those who cared little about premium design and materials, and cared more about features and flexibility. With the Galaxy S6, the Korean tech giant has gone against its own grain and released a metal and glass … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge feature premium materials, high-end specs

Following months of rumors and leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are now official. Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge feature designs that the company says are “entirely redefined.” It’s been known for having plastic-y hardware in the past, but Samsung is looking to change things up with its new flagships. Both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge have Gorilla Glass 4 on either side of their bodies as well as … [read full article]

HTC One M9 official, will launch at T-Mobile ‘later this spring’

Today HTC announced its new One M9 flagship smartphone, and right after, T-Mobile confirmed that it will carry HTC’s new device. The HTC One M9 features a 5-inch 1920×1080 display on its face, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor at its core, and a 2840mAh battery powering the whole package. Also included is 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a microSD slot that’ll support cards up to 128GB. While the design of the One M9 may not differ … [read full article]