Archive | March, 2018

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 Android Oreo update approved, will begin rolling out April 1

This week, the AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon versions of the Galaxy Note 8 all began receiving their Android 8.0 Oreo update. T-Mobile Note 8 owners are probably wondering where their Oreo update is, and now we’ve got some more info on it. The Android Oreo update for T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 8 has been approved and should begin hitting devices as soon as Sunday night (April 1). That’s according to T-Mobile product guy Des Smith. THIS JUST … [read full article]

T-Mobile Sidekicks are official and now available for pre-order

T-Mobile has followed last year’s T-Mobile Onesie with another piece of April Fools’ Day clothing. The T-Mobile Sidekicks are inspired by the iconic T-Mobile Sidekick smartphone. Rather than a phone with a QWERTY keyboard and a flip-out screen, these are magenta Converse Chuck Taylor sneakers with smartphone features like a heavy duty “stepscreen”, a camera built in to the toe so that you can use your leg as a selfie stick, and retractable “lacebuds” to … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 11.3 update with new Animoji and Battery Health feature

This is turning out to be a big week for Apple, because just two days after unveiling a new iPad, the Cupertino company has also released a major software update. iOS 11.3 is now available for download. To install it on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, just go to Settings > General > Software Update on your device. The update to iOS 11.3 brings with it several new features. Perhaps the most notable is … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include gifts from Dunkin’ Donuts and Redbox next week

Did you claim all of your gifts from this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday? If so, here’s what you can look forward to next week. For the April 3 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a free $2 Dunkin’ Donuts card, a free one-night disc rental from Redbox, and a HotelStorm deal. Customers can also score a one-year magazine subscription from Hearst Magazines, which offers titles like Men’s Health, Woman’s Day, … [read full article]

Apple’s new iPad with Apple Pencil support is coming to T-Mobile

UPDATE: T-Mobile will begin selling Apple’s new iPad on March 30. It’ll be available in stores and online.   ORIGINAL: Apple today introduced an updated iPad, and it’s coming to T-Mobile. The updated iPad features a 9.7-inch 2048×1536 display and an A10 Fusion processor which offers improved CPU and graphics performance compared to last year’s iPad. Another notable upgrade of this iPad is support for the Apple Pencil, which previously only worked with iPad Pro models. … [read full article]

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note 8 will get Oreo update in 2-3 weeks

Earlier this month, T-Mobile began pushing Android 8.0 Oreo to its versions of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Owners of the unlocked S8 and S8+ are still waiting for their Oreo treat, but we’ve now learned that that won’t be the case much longer. Samsung has announced that it plans to update the unlocked versions of the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 to Android 8.0 Oreo in 2-3 weeks. The updates … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys mid-band LTE upgrades to hundreds of cell sites

Days after T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray confirmed that T-Mo has recently rollout out low-band LTE network upgrades across the country, he has announced that more upgrades have gone live. Ray just revealed that T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band capacity in the last two weeks. T-Mo has confirmed to me that these are PCS and AWS upgrades. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out low-band LTE to hundreds more cell sites

In what is becoming a regular occurrence, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray revealed today that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to hundreds of cell sites across the U.S. in the past two weeks. His tweet announcing the news can be found below. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! @TMobile @MetroPCS #AcrossTheGrid pic.twitter.com/bO8RSNSDxg — Neville (@NevilleRay) March … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free MLB.TV subscription, MLB All-Star Week prize

We told you last month that T-Mobile will offer another free year of MLB.TV on March 27, and now T-Mo has revealed what else it’ll have for customers on that date. For the March 27 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get 25 percent off at MLBShop.com and 10 cents off per gallon of gas at Shell. That’s in addition to the free MLB.TV subscription, which includes the home and away … [read full article]