Archive | April, 2017

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge receiving March security patches

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge owners, the time to update has come again. T-Mobile is now pushing security updates to its versions of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. TmoNews reader Brook recently received a 101.74MB update on his Galaxy S6 edge that bumped his phone to software version G925TUVU5EQC2. The only item mentioned in the changelog is read “The security of your device has been improved.” After installing the update, the … [read full article]

Judge says T-Mobile must disband T-Voice employee group

Last year, a group called the Communication Workers of America (CWA) filed a complaint against T-Mobile for allegedly creating a company-controlled union. Now a judge has issued a decision on that matter. Judge Sharon Levinson Steckler, a judge for the National Labor Relations Board, has ruled that T-Mobile must put an end to T-Voice. Steckler says that T-Mobile violated union laws with T-Voice by doing things like targeting employee pain points and having managers make … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches LTE comparison map so you can compare its coverage to the other carriers

T-Mobile has long offered a coverage map so that you can get an idea of what the service will be like in your neck of the woods. Now T-Mo is making it easy to compare its own coverage against those of its competitors, too. T-Mobile has added an LTE comparison map to its website. The map is just what it sounds like, letting you compare T-Mobile’s LTE coverage to that of AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free MLB.TV Premium subscription today

Today’s the day, baseball fans. T-Mobile is now offering a free MLB.TV Premium subscription for the 2017 MLB season. You’ll need the T-Mobile Tuesdays app to get it, so if you don’t already have the app, you can get the Android version here and the iOS version here. With MLB.TV Premium, you can watch every out-of-market game for the 2017 MLB season. Also included is the choice of home or away broadcasts, live game … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds free roadside assistance to SyncUp Drive

Five months after its launch, the T-Mobile SyncUp Drive is gaining a new feature. T-Mobile today announced that the SyncUp Drive now offers Allstate Motor Club Roadside Assistance. With this feature, SyncUp Drive users can get help with jumpstarting their car, changing a tire, getting a tow, getting some gas if your tank is empty, and more. Allstate Motor Club customer service can be accessed through the SyncUp Drive app. This new SyncUp Drive feature … [read full article]

iOS 10.3.1 now available for iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad owners, the time to update has come again. Apple just released iOS 10.3.1, one week after the iOS 10.3 update. This update to iOS 10.3.1 is a small one, and Apple says that it “includes bug fixes and improves the security of your iPhone or iPad.” After iOS 10.3 brought with it new features like Find My AirPods, the update to iOS 10.3.1 is more focused on under-the-hood improvements. That may not … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G6 receiving software update

The LG G6 is scheduled to officially launch on April 7, but some pre-sale customers already have the G6 in their hands. And now it looks like they’re getting a pre-launch software update, too. TmoNews reader Nick and some T-Mobile LG G6 owners on Reddit are receiving an update this weekend to software version H87210e. The update weighs in as 124.1MB, the only item mentioned in the changelog is a vague “This release includes various updates” … [read full article]