Archive | May, 2018

T-Mobile has paused its recent update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

There have been some issues with T-Mobile device updates lately, with T-Mo pausing updates for both the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30 shortly after they began rolling out. Now it looks like two more devices have had their update put on hold. T-Mobile has paused updates for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. The updates¬†began rolling out on April 13th but were put on hold a day later. Some S9 … [read full article]

T-Mobile upgrades additional cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity

Two weeks after T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray last announced a round of mid-band LTE upgrades, it’s been confirmed that another batch of upgrades has been made. Ray just revealed that T-Mobile has upgraded more of its cell sites with mid-band LTE capacity in the past two weeks. As with previous mid-band LTE upgrades, this latest round of upgrades includes both PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays to offer free Pandora Premium gift and LG G7 ThinQ prize next week

Wondering what gifts T-Mobile Tuesday will follow-up with after offering $4 tickets to Deadpool 2? Now we know the answer. For the May 22nd edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a $2 promo card for Baskin-Robbins and a Buy One, Get One deal on Ocean Spray drinks. Also coming next week are savings at Shell gas stations and a $50 Amazon gift card per night offer from HotelStorm. Rounding … [read full article]

OnePlus 6 debuts with glass design and 6.28-inch display

OnePlus phones are a popular option for customers that prefer unlocked devices, and today OnePlus introduced its newest flagship smartphone. The OnePlus 6 features a 6.28-inch 2280×1080 AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio. Like several other flagship phones that’ve launched recently, the OnePlus 6 does have a notch at the top of its screen that houses its sensors and 16MP front-facing camera. If you don’t care for the notch, OnePlus has said that it’ll let … [read full article]

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray talks Sprint merger network integration

Ever since T-Mobile and Sprint announced that they have agreed to a merger deal, there have been questions about how Sprint’s network would be integrated with T-Mobile’s. Now T-Mo CTO Neville Ray has talked a bit more about that process. Ray says that it would take two to three years to integrate the T-Mobile and Sprint networks if their merger deal is approved. Speaking at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit, the T-Mobile CTO said … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V30 Oreo update has been paused

It looks like the Galaxy Note 8 isn’t the only T-Mobile device to have its Android Oreo update halted. T-Mobile has paused the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for the LG V30. According to T-Mo, some V30 owners began having issues after installing the update, and the reports were significant enough to get T-Mobile’s software test team to halt the update while they investigate the problem. The T-Mobile LG V30’s Oreo update was officially … [read full article]

T-Mobile #HatsOff4Heroes initiative will donate at least $1 million to Team Rubicon

One month after launching its T-Mobile One Military rate plan, T-Mo has announced another initiative focused on the military. #HatsOff4Heroes is a program that’ll see T-Mobile donate $1 to Team Rubicon every time anyone uses the hashtag #HatsOff4Heroes on Twitter and Instagram starting today, May 14th and going throughout the MLB regular season. The hashtag counts whether you’re a T-Mobile customer or not, and T-Mo says that it’ll donate a minimum of $1 million. T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update will resume on May 13th

Last month, we learned that T-Mobile quietly paused the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Galaxy Note 8. There was no restart date for the update at that time, but now we finally know when the Note 8’s Oreo update will resume. T-Mobile says that it’ll begin pushing the Galaxy Note 8’s Android 8.0 Oreo update at 10:00 pm PT on May 13th. The update includes Android 8.0 and “bug fixes and software improvements”, just … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include $4 Deadpool 2 ticket, Chuck E. Cheese’s pizza deal next week

Deadpool 2¬†was a part of the prizes for a couple of recent T-Mobile Tuesdays, and next week’s Tuesday is the day that you’ll finally be able to get discounted tickets for the movie. The May 15th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays will include the opportunity to buy a $4 ticket to see Deadpool 2. You can buy your ticket through Atom Tickets and then go see Deadpool 2 in theaters starting May 18th. Also coming … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces new iPhone BOGO deal

With just a few days to go until Mother’s Day, T-Mobile today revealed a new smartphone deal. Starting Friday, May 11th, customers who buy an iPhone can get up to $700 back on a second iPhone. This deal is available to new and existing customers and applies to the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. To get this deal, you’ll need to buy both iPhones on EIP and port … [read full article]