Archive | October, 2017

T-Mobile rolls out Unlimited Talk & Text Only plan for $25 per month

T-Mobile today quietly rolled out a new rate plan that offers a cheap way to get onto T-Mo’s network, but with one big feature absent. T-Mobile now offers an Unlimited Talk & Text Only plan that costs $25 per line per month with taxes and fees included. As its name implies, this plan offers unlimited talk and text, including usage in Mexico and Canada. You also get Simple Global rates for voice and messaging in more … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 11.1 with new emoji, bug fixes, and more

After releasing a few point updates for iOS 11 last month and this month, Apple is now pushing out a more significant release. iOS 11.1 is now available for download. It’s available to iPhone models from the iPhone 5s and up, iPad mini 2 and up, the iPad 5th gen, both iPad Air models, and all iPad Pro models. As for what’s included, Apple is highlighting the new emoji in this update. There are … [read full article]

HTC U11 Life briefly appears on T-Mobile’s website, complete with images and specs

UPDATE: An image shared by Reddit user ABZMAGENTA suggests that the HTC U11 Life will launch at T-Mobile this Friday, November 3rd. Thanks, Tin!   ORIGINAL: Days after rumors suggested that the HTC U11 Life would be coming to T-Mobile, it appears that T-Mo has (accidentally?) confirmed that news. The HTC U11 Life briefly appeared on T-Mobile’s support site today, complete with images and spec details. As you can see in the images above, … [read full article]

SoftBank reportedly wants to end T-Mobile-Sprint merger negotiations

UPDATE: A new report from the Wall Street Journal also says that SoftBank wants to back out of the T-Mobile merger, while Reuters says that SoftBank is concerned about losing control of the combined company. Meanwhile, a report from CNBC claims that while there are some struggles in the talks, SoftBank is not planning to back out of the deal.   ORIGINAL: There have been many reports in recent weeks suggesting that a T-Mobile-Sprint merger was all … [read full article]

T-Mobile teaming up with Project Loon to help get people connected in Puerto Rico

T-Mobile has been working to help hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico by sending engineers and equipment to the island and through its #HR4HR effort. Today T-Mo revealed another way that it’s working to help people in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has revealed that T-Mo is working with Project Loon to help get people connected. Project Loon is part of X, a group within Alphabet that works on “Moonshot” programs. … [read full article]

HTC U11 Life rumored to be coming to T-Mobile

There may be a new HTC smartphone making its way onto T-Mobile’s shelves soon. A new rumor says that the HTC U11 Life will be sold by T-Mobile. That’s according to Reddit user Tylerjames09, who claims to be a T-Mobile store manager who recently got a shipment notification for the HTC U11 Life and accessories. This is the second time that the rumor mill has claimed that the HTC U11 Life is T-Mobile-bound. A … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include Baskin-Robbins ice cream and free movie rental next week

Next Tuesday is Halloween, and T-Mobile has some treats planned for its customers on the final T-Mobile Tuesday of October. For the October 31st edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a $2 Baskin-Robbins promo card. T-Mobile subscribers can also score a buy one, get one $0.99 sundae deal at Baskin-Robbins. Also coming next week is a free Halloween movie rental from Vudu, 10 free 4×6 photo prints from Walgreens and 20 … [read full article]

T-Mobile opens iPhone X pre-orders

The calendar has flipped over to October 27th, which means that iPhone X pre-orders are live. T-Mobile is now taking pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone X in 64GB and 256GB capacities. Both versions come in Silver and Black color options. When it comes to pricing, here’s how much the iPhone X will cost you from T-Mo: Equipment Installment Plan 64GB: $279.99 down, $30 per month (FRP: $999.99) 256GB: $429.99 down, $30 per month (FRP: $1,149.99) JUMP! On … [read full article]

More details on T-Mobile and Sprint merger leak, companies prepping business and network integration plans

Both T-Mobile and Sprint’s earnings announcements have come and gone without any peep of a merger, but new reports say that work on the deal is ongoing. First up, a report claims that T-Mobile and Sprint as well as parent companies Deutsche Telekom and SoftBank are still hammering out the details of a merger. There’s no finalized deal, say sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal, but the broad outlines have reportedly been settled. … [read full article]