Archive | September, 2018

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include free Redbox rental and Adidas discount

After offering a cheap ticket to see The Predator this week, T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer another movie deal next week. On Tuesday, September 18th, T-Mobile customers can score a free one-night disc rental from Redbox as well as a $2 Baskin-Robbins promo card. Also coming next week is 30 percent off plus free shipping to Adidas. Rounding out next week’s gifts are goodies from Live Nation. Specifically, T-Mobile customers can continue … [read full article]

iPhone XR features 6.1-inch display and six color options

  Rounding out Apple’s announcements today is the iPhone XR. This new iPhone XR is positioned as the lower-cost alternative to the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. For example, it swaps the OLED screens found on those models for an LCD screen. A 6.1-inch Liquid Retina LCD screen with a resolution of 1792×828, to be specific. It does get many of the same features as its flagship siblings, though, including Tap to Wake … [read full article]

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max offer faster Face ID, T-Mobile 600MHz LTE support

Along with the Apple Watch Series 4, today Apple took the wraps off of two new flagship iPhone models. The iPhone XS (pronounced “ten ess”) and iPhone XS Max feature 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch screens, respectively. Specifically, the iPhone XS has a 5.8-inch Super Retina OLED screen with a resolution of 2436×1125, while the iPhone XS Max is packing a 6.5-inch Super Retina OLED display with a resolution of 2688×1242. Apple touts that the iPhone XS Max … [read full article]

Apple Watch Series 4 official with larger display

Apple’s big event was held today in California, and the first new device to debut is an updated Apple Watch. The Apple Watch Series 4 is now official. One of the major upgrades included with the display, which is now more than 30 percent larger than previous generations and enables new watch faces with more complications. Apple did this by pushing the screen farther out to the edges of the front of the device and … [read full article]

Select T-Mobile stores selling Layer3 TV service, T-Mo customers get discounted rate

T-Mobile announced earlier this year that it planned to launch a new pay TV service in 2018, and while we still haven’t heard anything about it, T-Mo is now selling Layer3 TV service in select markets. T-Mobile stores in markets like Dallas, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Longmont, CO are offering Layer3 TV service. Research firm Wave7 research found a Dallas-based T-Mobile rep tweeting that she had made a Layer3 TV sale on September 1st, while … [read full article]

FCC pauses 180-day shot clock on its review of T-Mobile-Sprint merger

  Fifty-five days into the 180-day shot clock of its review of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, the FCC has hit the pause button. The FCC announced today that it’s pausing its 180-day shot clock of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger in order to “allow for thorough staff and third-party review of newly-submitted and anticipated modeling relied on by the Applicants.” The FCC points to three separate developments that require more time for review. First is … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Ericsson reach $3.5 billion deal for 5G hardware and software

After striking a $3.5 billion deal with Nokia earlier this year to help build a 5G network, T-Mobile has now announced a similar deal with Ericsson. T-Mobile and Ericsson have reached a $3.5 billion agreement that’ll see Ericsson supply T-Mo with 5G New Radio (NR) equipment and software compliant with 3GPP standards. Also included in the multi-year deal are Ericsson’s digital services solutions, which include dynamic orchestration, business support systems (BSS) and Ericsson Cloud Core, … [read full article]

OnePlus 6T will feature an in-screen fingerprint reader

The OnePlus 6T is expected to debut later this year as the new flagship smartphone from OnePlus, and today the company confirmed a major feature of its upcoming device. OnePlus says that the OnePlus 6T will include an in-screen fingerprint reader. The company confirmed the news to CNET and shared the screenshot you see below, which shows the OnePlus 6T lock screen complete with a fingerprint near the bottom of the screen to indicate where … [read full article]

T-Mobile 600MHz LTE coverage available in more than 1,250 cities and towns

T-Mobile today provided another update on its 600MHz LTE rollout. T-Mo says that its 600MHz (Band 71) LTE coverage is now live in 1,254 cities and towns across 36 states, including Puerto Rico. This is up from the 992 markets across 33 states that T-Mobile’s 600MHz LTE was available in back at the start of August 2018. You can find the full list of 600MHz cities and towns right here. There are 14 … [read full article]

T-Mobile fined $20,000 in Washington state over device insurance promo

T-Mobile has been hit with a fine related to one of its recent limited time offers. Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has fined T-Mobile $20,000. The fine is related to T-Mobile’s #GetOutOfTheRed promotion, which kicked off on May 31, 2017. Specifically, the promo offered to pay off a Verizon customer’s iPhone or Google Pixel when they switched to T-Mo, signed up for T-Mobile One, and signed up for T-Mo’s Premium Device Protection Plus insurance plan … [read full article]