Archive | February, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10e leaks continue as high-quality images surface

Had enough of the Samsung Galaxy S10? Hopefully not, because the upcoming flagship has leaked again, and it’s brought a sibling with it. New high-res renders of the Samsung Galaxy S10 (shown above) and S10e (shown below) have leaked courtesy of Evan Blass, giving us our clearest look yet at the unannounced handsets. As we’ve seen in previous leaks, the Galaxy S10 is packing a curved edge screen with slim bezels, a chin, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile-Sprint merger gets approval from New York Public Service Commission

The T-Mobile-Sprint merger has earned another stamp of approval. The New York Public Service Commission this week said that it approves of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, saying that the deal is in the public interest. “In evaluating the public interest relevant to this transaction, the Commission finds that, on balance, after evaluating the comments received and the risks associated with the proposed transaction the transaction will advance public interest and is approved, but … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 now receiving software update

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 owners, you’ve got a new update coming your way. T-Mobile is now updating its Galaxy Note 8 to version N950USQS5CRL1. Coming in at 181.52MB, the update brings with it the January 1, 2019 Android security patches. T-Mo hasn’t yet updated its Galaxy Note 8 support page with info on this particular update, so it’s unclear what other changes, if any, might be included. The update is now rolling out over the … [read full article]

T-Mobile has rolled out more mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

Another round of mid-band LTE upgrades has been confirmed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity over the past two weeks. These upgrades typically include both PCS and AWS spectrum. America’s fastest LTE network 5 years running and we’re always getting faster! 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in the last two weeks and we’re only getting started. #WeWontStop @TMobile[read full article]

T-Mobile talks 5G plan pricing, home broadband pilot, and TV and video services during earnings call

After announcing its full Q4 2018 results earlier today, T-Mobile executives held a conference call to further discuss its results and take questions from analysts. They revealed some new info regarding T-Mo’s upcoming TV service, its home broadband plans, and more in the process. First up, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray touched a bit on upcoming 5G handsets, saying that mmWave devices are expected in the first half of the year while devices that also … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 12.1.4 update with Group FaceTime bug fix

iPhone and iPad owners, there’s a new software update coming your way. Apple today released iOS 12.1.4, and you can grab it now by going into Settings > General > Software Update. The changelog mentions “important security updates”, and those include a fix for the Group FaceTime bug that was recently publicized. With that bug, a person could spy on you using FaceTime, even if you didn’t answer the call. They only needed to … [read full article]

Moto G7 Power official with 5000mAh battery, coming to T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile

Motorola today introduced its Moto G7 series of Android phones, and it confirmed that one of them will be making its way to T-Mobile. The Moto G7 Power will launch at T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile. Exact launch details and pricing for T-Mo and Metro aren’t yet available, but Motorola said today that the Moto G7 Power will begin rolling out in the U.S. this spring with a starting MSRP of $249. When it comes … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares full Q4 2018 results, including update on 4G LTE network

After giving us a tease of its Q4 2018 results last month, T-Mobile today spilled all of the details of its final quarter of 2018. T-Mobile today reaffirmed that it added a record 2.4 million customers in Q4 2018, with a total of 7.0 million customers added in all of 2018. Also of note is that Q4 2018 was the 23rd straight quarter that T-Mo has added more than 1 million customers. T-Mobile ended the … [read full article]

New report offers more info on T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint customer location data being sold to bounty hunters

Remember that story that came out last month about T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint customer location data being bought by bounty hunters? Turns out that the issue may have been bigger than originally thought. A new report has shed more light on the situation involving the location data of major U.S. carriers being sold and trickling down to bounty hunters, including some people who accessed this data thousands of times. Motherboard explains that around 250 bounty … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer Pizza Hut deal, $4 movie ticket to Alita: Battle Angel next week

Pizza is making its return to T-Mobile Tuesdays next week. On Tuesday, February 12, T-Mobile customers can get a large two-topping pizza from Pizza Hut for $7.99 plus a free order of Cinnabon Mini Rolls. The deal will only be available online. Also coming next Tuesday is a discount of 60 percent off one regular-priced item in-store at Joann and a $4 movie ticket from Atom Tickets to see Alita: Battle Angel, which … [read full article]