Archive | September, 2018

T-Mobile LG V20 now receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

Days after the LG G5 began receiving its update to Android 8.0, another former LG flagship is getting an Oreo treat. T-Mobile is now updating its LG V20 to Android 8.0 Oreo. The update to version H91820f is now rolling out over the air, coming in at 1691.2MB. To check for it, you can go into Settings > About phone > Update Center > System updates > Check for update. As for what’s included, you … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be available in Cloud Silver and Midnight Black colors next month

Samsung is doubling the Galaxy Note 9‘s color options in the U.S. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is getting two new colors: Cloud Silver and Midnight Black. While the Midnight Black version has been available internationally since the Note 9’s launch, the Cloud Silver model is arriving first in the U.S. before anywhere else. The Cloud Silver Galaxy Note 9 will launch on October 5th. It’ll be available at Best Buy stores,, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile expands low-band LTE to more cell sites

In addition to expanding its low-band LTE coverage in Puerto Rico, T-Mobile has recently added more low-band LTE in cities across the continental U.S. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to dozens of cell sitesĀ in U.S. over the past two weeks. These low-band LTE expansions typically include both 600MHz and 700MHz coverage. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include deal and Dunkin’ Donuts card

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday places a focus on sports. On Tuesday, October 2nd, T-Mobile customers can get $15 to, which offers jerseys, hats, collectibles, and more from MLB teams. Also coming to T-Mo customers is $25 off sports tickets from Fanxchange. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a $2 Dunkin’ Donuts card and $25 concert tickets from Live Nation. Next week’s grand prize is a trip to the 2018 World Series. One … [read full article]

New OnePlus 6T renders leak, show off smaller notch

Getting excited for the OnePlus 6T? If so, then you may be interested in a leak that’s surfaced today. New renders that claim to show the OnePlus 6T have been shared by well-known leaker @OnLeaks and MySmartPrice. The renders, which are based on factory CADs, show a device that looks similar to the OnePlus 6 but with a few major differences. The first is on the back of the phone, where there’s a dual … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds more low-band LTE to many cities across Puerto Rico

Earlier this month, T-Mobile confirmed that it had added low-band LTE to hundreds of cell sites across the U.S. Now T-Mo says that it’s rolled out even more low-band LTE, this time focusing specifically on Puerto Rico. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has announced that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to several cities in Puerto Rico in the last few weeks. This low-band LTE expansion includes 600MHz coverage. The @TMobile network team in Puerto Rico … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G5 getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

Nearly one year after receiving its Android 7.0 update, the T-Mobile LG G5 is receiving another major OS update. The T-Mobile version of the LG G5 is getting an update to Android 8.0 Oreo. TmoNews reader Jeff received the update over the air, and several users on Reddit appear to have updated recently, too. The update bumps you to version H83030c with Android 8.0 and the August 1, 2018 Android security patches. T-Mo hasn’t updated … [read full article]

T-Mobile hires Sunit Patel to help lead Sprint merger

T-Mobile is currently working through regulatory review and all of the other steps necessary to try and get its merger with Sprint completed, and today T-Mo revealed that it’s brought someone on to help with the effort. Sunit Patel is joining T-Mobile. Starting October 1st, he’ll be T-Mo’s Executive Vice President, Merger and Integration Lead. His job will include leading T-Mobile’s strategic planning efforts as it works to integrate its business with Sprint’s and the … [read full article]

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL renders leak, show black and white color options

The Google Pixel 3 leaks just keep flowing ahead of Google’s upcoming event. Today some new renders that claim to show the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have made their way online. Shared by, the images look like ones that Google would post following the phones’ official introduction. While these new renders don’t exactly give us a ton of new info about the phones, they do offer another good look at both the … [read full article]

MetroPCS is becoming Metro by T-Mobile, launching new plans with Amazon Prime and Google One

Five years after MetroPCS officially merged with T-Mobile, the prepaid brand is getting a major makeover. MetroPCS is becoming Metro by T-Mobile. The service is coming next month and will offer four rate plans, including two new options that’ll include unlimited talk, text, and LTE data along with services from Google and Amazon. Metro by T-Mobile’s base plan will start at $30 per month with taxes and fees included and offers 2GB of LTE data and mobile … [read full article]