Archive | May, 2018

T-Mobile adds more mid-band LTE capacity to hundreds of cell sites

T-Mobile has been on a roll lately, rolling out mid-band and low-band LTE expansions every couple of weeks, and today we got another update on T-Mo’s efforts. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mobile has upgraded more cell sites with additional mid-band LTE capacity within the past two weeks. These upgrades include PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and #WeWontStop! … [read full article]

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL rumored to arrive in October, bigger phone may have notch

Google’s Pixel phones are major flagship devices, and while both the Pixel and Pixel 2 were part of special offers from T-Mobile, they haven’t actually been sold by T-Mo in the U.S. Unfortunately for Pixel fans, it sounds like that’ll continue this year. The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are expected to have Verizon as their exclusive U.S. carrier, says a new report from Bloomberg. It’s also said that Google … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include Dunkin’ Donuts card, T-Mo cooler tote prize

If you grabbed your free Redbox rental, FIFA World Cup sticker packet, and more from T-Mobile Tuesdays yesterday and are now wondering what T-Mo has in store for next week, wonder no more. For the June 5th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, customers can get a $2 Dunkin’ Donuts card, free FIFA World Cup digital stickers from Panini, and the opportunity to buy a $30 ticket to see Kesha and Macklemore in concert. … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching BOGO deals on Apple, LG, and Samsung phones on June 1st

The official start of summer is getting close, and to celebrate, T-Mobile is kicking off a Buy One Get One sale this Friday. Starting Friday, June 1st, T-Mobile is launching BOGO deals on 13 phones from Apple, LG, and Samsung. To take advantage of these offers, you’ll need to buy your two new phones on EIP. You cannot mix and match brands, but you can mix and match two phones from the same brand. Apple Buy … [read full article]

T-Mobile resumes LG V30 Android Oreo update

After getting paused earlier this month, it looks like the T-Mobile LG V30’s Oreo update is back on. T-Mobile has confirmed that it’s restarting the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its LG V30. The update began rolling out again last night and will continue going out over the air during the coming weeks. T-Mo explains that LG V30 owners should update their McAfee Security for T-Mobile App to version 4.9 or higher before installing … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 deal knocks $230 off regular price

Just days after Costco launched a special offer on the Galaxy S9 and S9+, T-Mobile is running a deal on Samsung’s other flagship Android device. You can now save $230 on a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 from T-Mobile. That knocks the full price down to $720, or you can get it for $0 down and $30 per month for 24 months on EIP. T-Mobile is also offering free express two-day shipping with a new activation … [read full article]

Apple launches iOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1 updates

One month after releasing iOS 11.3.1, Apple has unleashed an update to iOS 11.4. iOS 11.4 is now available for the iPhone and iPad. If you’ve got an iOS 11 device, you can update to iOS 11.4 by going into Settings > General > Software Update on your phone or tablet. The update to iOS 11.4 brings with it a few notable new features. This includes AirPlay 2, which improves Apple’s wireless audio tech with [read full article]

Costco deal knocks $100 off T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+, adds $100 cash card and accessory bundle

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone, Costco is running a couple deals that you may want to check out. Costco is now running special offers on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The retailer is cutting $100 off the price of each device, leaving the GS9 at $579.99 and the GS9+ at $699.99. You’ll also get a $100 Costco Cash Card with your purchase, effectively knocking the final price of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note 8 receiving security updates

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 owners, a new update is coming your way this weekend. T-Mobile has announced software updates for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ as well as the Galaxy Note 8. The Galaxy S8’s update is version G950USQS3CRE2 and is 159.47MB, the Galaxy S8+’s is version G955USQS3CRE2 and is 155.27MB, and the Galaxy Note 8’s update is version N950USQU4CRE1 and is 186.97MB. As for what’s included, all three … [read full article]

T-Mobile website security flaw let anyone view customer account info

A couple of months after it was discovered that a vulnerability with the T-Mobile website allowed hackers to log into any customer’s account, another vulnerability with T-Mo’s site has been found. Security researcher Ryan Stevenson recently found that a T-Mobile subdomain would allow a person to access customer data just by entering their phone number. According to ZDNet, the subdomain was promotool.t-mobile.com and was primarily used by customer care, but it contained an API … [read full article]