Archive | June, 2018

T-Mobile to offer $215 off iPad or Apple Watch with purchase of an iPhone

In the market for a new iPhone? If so, you can get a deal on another Apple device when you buy your new handset. Starting tomorrow, June 7th, T-Mobile is offering $215 off an iPad or Apple Watch with the purchase of any iPhone. The discount will be applied as monthly bill credits spread out over 24 months. If you cancel service during those 24 months, you’ll lose the remaining credits and have to pay … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesday gifts will include free magazine subscription, Overwatch League merchandise deal next week

After offering gifts like a $30 ticket to the Kesha and Macklemore concert and a free Father’s Day card, T-Mobile has revealed what it’s got in store for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday. On June 12th, T-Mobile customers can get a free one-year magazine subscription from Hearst. Hearst offers titles like Popular Mechanics, Marie Claire, Car and Driver, and Elle. Also coming next week is a $2 SD movie rental from Vudu and $20 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active update brings May security patches

  T-Mobile’s Galaxy S8 Active is getting another software update this week. T-Mo has announced that its Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is receiving an update to version G892USQU2BRE3. The update is now rolling out over the air, so if you’ve got a GS8 Active, keep an eye out for it over the coming days. You can also check manually by going into Settings > Software update > Download updates manually. TmoNews reader Phil received this … [read full article]

Moto Z3 Play features dual rear cameras and Moto Mod support, unlocked model coming this summer

Motorola’s got a new smartphone coming this summer. The Moto Z3 Play is the newest device in the Moto Z series, meaning that it supports Motorola’s Moto Mods that let you attach accessories like battery packs, a gamepad, speakers, or a projector to the back of the phone. In fact, when the Moto Z3 Play launches in the U.S. this summer, it’ll include a battery pack Moto Mod. The screen on the Moto Z3 … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 600MHz Extended Range LTE now available in more than 900 cities

T-Mobile today gave us an update on its 600MHz Extended Range LTE rollout now that we’re halfway through 2018. T-Mo’s 600MHz LTE coverage is now live in more than 900 cities across the U.S. That’s up from the 586 cities that it was available in at the start of the year. It’s also an impressive figure when you consider that it T-Mo deployed its first 600MHz coverage less than one year ago. You can … [read full article]

Smart Reply for Android Messages begins appearing for T-Mobile customers

Google has been steadily rolling out its Smart Reply feature to different services, like Allo, Inbox, and Gmail, and earlier this year it became available in Android Messages, too. At that time, only Project Fi customers could access the feature, but it looks like T-Mobile customers may also be getting it now. Some T-Mobile customers on Reddit say that Smart Reply appeared for them in Android Messages this week. The devices that’ve gotten the feature … [read full article]

iOS 12 announced by Apple with a focus on performance, new Memoji feature

Apple today gave us a peek at its next major iOS update, iOS 12. One major focus of iOS 12 will be on performance. Apple says that it’s “doubling down on performance” with iOS 12, bringing the update to all devices that run iOS 11 to help them run better. For example, Apple says that an iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 12 will get faster keyboard pop-up and faster app launches. Another important part of … [read full article]

DoJ antitrust official talks T-Mobile-Sprint merger, says there’s no ‘magical number’ of carriers

Now that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to merge, regulators will examine the deal and determine whether or not it should be allowed to go through. We’ll have to wait for an actual decision on that matter, but one government official did weigh in on the matter. Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust division, has said that the reduction of major U.S. carriers from four to three doesn’t necessarily guarantee … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumored for August 9th announcement

Now that the Galaxy S9 has been on shelves for a couple of months, many people are starting to turn their attention to the Galaxy Note 9. And now we may know when we’ll get to officially meet Samsung’s next big thing. Samsung is planning to announce the Galaxy Note 9 on August 9th. That’s according to sources speaking to Bloomberg, who add that the Note 9 could launch as early as the end of … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free unlimited high-speed data, calling, and texting in Russia for 2018 World Cup

After giving customers free data and calls in South Korea for the Olympics earlier this year, T-Mobile is now making a similar offer to subscribers heading to Russia for the World Cup. From June 11th through July 20th, T-Mobile customers traveling to Russia will get free unlimited high-speed data, calling, and texting. The offer is open to T-Mo customers on postpaid plans and is automatically applied, so anyone traveling to Russia doesn’t have to worry … [read full article]