Archive | July, 2017

New Google Pixel XL 2017 leak claims to give us a look at the phone’s updated design

Looks like the LG V30 isn’t the only LG-made flagship that’s leaking out today. New renders have been shared that claim to show the design of Google’s Pixel XL for 2017, codenamed Taimen. Shared by Android Police, this Pixel XL 2017 is said to be manufactured by LG, a change from last year when both Pixel models were made by HTC. This Pixel XL 2017 shares some design elements with last year’s Pixel XL, … [read full article]

LG V30 render leak allegedly shows design of upcoming flagship

For the past couple of years, LG has offered two flagship smartphones per year, launching a G series device in the first half of the year and a V series device in the second half. It looks like that’ll continue in 2017. Renders that claim to show off the LG V30 have made their way online. The images come from @OnLeaks and MySmartPrice and are said to be based on factory CAD information. This alleged LG … [read full article]

MetroPCS launching limited time deals today

Today T-Mobile announced that it’s got some new deals for MetroPCS customers, all of which are launching today. First up, folks that switch two lines to MetroPCS can get two 32GB LG K20 Plus phones for free after instant rebate. They’ll just have to pay the sales tax. The LG K20 Plus isn’t the only phone that’s being discounted. Customers that add a line can get the LG Stylo 3 Plus or any other phone that’s $99 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ update adds navigation bar features and security patches

Heads up, Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, because a new update is coming your way. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models, and it includes some notable changes. First is that there’s a button on the left side of the navigation bar that you can use to hide the bar. This will let you see more content on your screen since you won’t have a black bar blocking … [read full article]

T-Mobile sponsoring 2017 Home Run Derby, holding Bracket Challenge for World Series tickets

T-Mobile has partnered with the MLB to sponsor the Home Run Derby for the past few years, and today T-Mo confirmed that it’s going to sponsor the Derby again in 2017. The 2017 T-Mobile Home Run Derby is happening July 10th at 8:00 pm ET, and T-Mo has some plans to celebrate the event. The big one is the Bracket Challenge, which tasks entrants with picking a perfect bracket for next week’s Home Run Derby. … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers had data issues this morning

Two weeks after T-Mobile’s network suffered a data outage in several parts of the country, it looks like T-Mo ran into some more network issues. There are reports of T-Mobile customers that had trouble using data this morning. The issues seem to have been sprinkled across the U.S., and while not everyone had problems, reports of issues came from cities like Minneapolis, New York City, Boston, St. Louis, and Denver. I reached out to T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile One Plus price will increase from $5 to $10 per month on July 6th

If you’ve been thinking about signing up for T-Mobile One Plus, you may want to make your move today. T-Mobile will increase the price of its T-Mobile One Plus add-on tomorrow, July 6th. Rumors of the change began circulating on Reddit yesterday, and today T-Mobile confirmed to me that it is happening. T-Mobile One Plus is currently priced at $5 per line per month, but that’ll grow to $10 per line per month tomorrow. Customers currently enrolled … [read full article]

Upcoming T-Mobile Tuesday will offer $4 ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ ticket

T-Mobile didn’t wait long after this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday to let us know what’s coming next Tuesday. For the July 11th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a $4 ticket to see War for the Planet of the Apes. The movie opens on July 14th, and T-Mobile says that the $4 ticket will be good through opening weekend. Also coming to T-Mobile customers next week is $25 to spend at Stitch Fix, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge receiving security updates

It’s time for a new Samsung Galaxy S7 update. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The S7 is getting version G930TUVS4BQE1, while the S7 edge is getting G935TUVU4BQF6/ What they’re both getting are the June 1 Android security patches as well as “various system improvements.” These updates are now rolling out over the air. TmoNews reader Rick already got the update on his Galaxy S7 edge, so … [read full article]