Archive | December, 2017

T-Mobile bringing back iPhone BOGO, $300 off iPhone X deals

T-Mobile kicked off a Buy One, Get One deal on Apple, Samsung, and LG smartphones last month, but the Apple phones were only part of the deal for a little more than a week. If you missed out on that offer, you’re going to get a second chance. From December 21st through December 24th, T-Mobile will bring back two of its previous iPhone offers. You’ll be able to buy an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares claymation holiday video with John Legere and the ‘abominable carriers’

T-Mobile loves to celebrate the holidays and take shots at the competition, and it’s done both in a new video for the holidays. A new “Happy #Uncarrier Claymation Holidays” video has been posted by T-Mobile. The clip stars a reindeer, an elf, a snowman, and John Legere, all in claymation style. It tells a story about the “abominable carriers” who “only cared about silver and gold and how to take it from the people of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC U11 Life getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

A month and a half after launching at T-Mobile, the HTC U11 Life is getting a significant update. HTC has announced that an update to Android 8.0 Oreo is now available for the T-Mobile version of the HTC U11 Life. The update should be rolling out over the air now, but you can also manually check for it by going into Settings > About phone > System updates on your device. T-Mobile hasn’t updated [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include T-Mo scarf, ticket discount, and more

T-Mobile’s got a handful of gifts coming next week for T-Mobile Tuesdays, including something to help keep you warm during the upcoming winter season. For the December 19th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can score a free sausage biscuit from Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, $20 off the LG Tone Pro 780 earbuds from T-Mobile, and $15 off tickets from SeatGeek. Also available is a one-year magazine subscription from Hearst Magazines, … [read full article]

iOS 11.2.1 update now available for iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad owners, it’s time to update once again. A week and a half after Apple surprised us on an early Saturday morning with iOS 11.2, the company has released iOS 11.2.1 at a more reasonable time. ┬áThe main feature of this update is that it addresses an issue that could disable remote access to shared users of the Home app. There are some other unspecified bug fixes thrown in there, too, says Apple. To … [read full article]

T-Mobile to acquire Layer3 TV, aiming to launch TV service in 2018

The announcement that T-Mobile teased yesterday has now been made, and it’s a big one. T-Mobile has announced that it’s acquiring Layer3 TV as part of an effort to distrupt the cable and satellite TV industry. The deal is expected to close in the coming weeks, and T-Mo says that it aims to launch its new pay TV service in 2018. Layer3 TV was founded in 2013 with the goal of being a better … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G6 update adds built-in DIGITS experience, security patches, and more

Along with new updates for its Galaxy S8 and S8+, T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its LG G6. The T-Mobile LG G6 is now being updated to version H87211e. The update comes in a 686.6MB in size and includes the November 6, 2017 Android security patches, Real Time Text (RTT) support for the hearing impaired, a built-in DIGITS experience, and and face recognition. T-Mo says that there are miscellaneous “software stability and … [read full article]

T-Mobile will have news to share tomorrow

Surprise! T-Mobile’s got some news to make tomorrow. T-Mobile has announced a conference call for tomorrow, December 13th, at 8:00 am PT/11:00 am PT. It’s unclear what T-Mo might have planned, with the carrier only saying that it’ll “discuss the morning’s latest news from the Un-carrier” and that there will be a “business update” and a Q&A. A livestream will be available here. So what might T-Mobile say tomorrow? There haven’t been any leaks about … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ receiving security updates

Time for you Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ owners to update! T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models. Galaxy S8 owners should look out for version G950USQU2BQK5 which weighs in at 417.68MB, while Galaxy S8+ owners will be getting version G955USQU2BQK5 that weighs in at 151.98MB. As for what’s included, the big addition are the November 2017 Android security patches. T-Mobile says that there are “various system … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts will include $5 movie ticket, Shell fuel discount, and more next week

T-Mobile has revealed its gifts for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday, and there are some returning vendors and some newcomers. For the December 12th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a movie ticket for $5 from Atom Tickets and a free sausage biscuit from Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s. Also available is $25 off a purchase of $50 and free shipping to Harry & David, a retailer that sells gift baskets, fruit, … [read full article]