Archive | June, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 getting updated security patches from T-Mobile

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S4 tablet is getting a new software update from T-Mobile this weekend. T-Mobile is updating the Galaxy Tab S4 to version T837TUVS2BSF2. The update weighs in at 187.23MB and, like the other recent Samsung device updates we’ve seen lately, this one includes the June 2019 Android security patches. The update is now rolling out over the air, so if you’ve got a Galaxy Tab S4, you should see it hit your device in … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G8 ThinQ now receiving a security update

We’ve seen several Samsung phones get security updates from T-Mobile over the past week, and now it’s time for an LG device to get in on the action. The LG G8 ThinQ is now getting an update from T-Mobile. The 189.2MB update brings the June 2019 Android security patches to the T-Mobile flavor of the LG G8.┬áThe update now rolling out over the air, so if your G8 hasn’t updated yet, you can hop … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 5G network launches today and the first speed tests have come out

Today’s the day that T-Mobile’s 5G network goes live, and so some folks have put it to the test using the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (which also launches at T-Mo today) to see what the T-Mobile’s early 5G network is capable of. In speed tests taken in New York City today, the T-Mobile 5G network put up peak download speeds of nearly 600Mbps. CNET reports that its tests topped out at 583Mbps while … [read full article]

Dish said to appeal to Deutsche Telekom for T-Mobile-Sprint deal as negotiations continue

T-Mobile and Sprint haven’t been talking publicly about their merger much lately, but the rumor mill is working to keep up in the loop with leaks and other info. Dish Network chairman Charlie Ergen is reportedly in talks with U.S. regulators and T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom about a deal that would see Dish become a competitive fourth U.S. carrier, satisfying the Department of Justice and helping T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger get approval. According to [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ appears in real-life photos

With just over a month to go before Samsung is expected to reveal the Galaxy Note 10, some new images are giving us an early peek at the Plus version of the device. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ has been shown off in some hands-on photos. The boot screen shows that the phone will be called “Galaxy Note 10+”, not “Galaxy Note 10 Pro” like some had suggested, and we can see a centered hole-punch camera … [read full article]

FCC Chairman again voices support for T-Mobile-Sprint merger, calls lawsuit against it ‘misguided’

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has once again voiced his support of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. Speaking to the New York State Wireless Association recently, Pai talked about 5G and how the FCC is working to accelerate its deployment in the U.S. One of the pillars of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger is how they plan to use their combined spectrum to deploy a nationwide 5G network, and Pai said during his remarks that “one of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S10 security update now rolling out

Samsung Galaxy S10 owners, it’s time to update. T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ models. These updates include the June 1, 2019 Android security patches. There’s no official changelog available yet so it’s unclear what other improvements might be included, but the update does not appear to bring the dedicated Night Mode for the Camera app that the international S10 models recently received. These updates have begun rolling out … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out new Third Line on Us and iPhone switcher deals

To celebrate the arrival of summer, T-Mobile recently kicked off a couple of new deals. First up, T-Mobile is offering a Third Line on Us deal. Both new and existing customers are eligible. New customers must add three new voice lines on a Magenta Plus plan, while existing customers must have one postpaid voice line, be on or switch to a Magenta Plus plan, and activate two new voice lines. Once you meet those requirements, … [read full article]

T-Mobile has deployed hundreds of low-band LTE upgrades in the last two weeks

After announcing a round of mid-band LTE upgrades last week, T-Mobile now says that it’s recently deployed some low-band LTE upgrades, too. T-Mobile has rolled out hundreds of low-band LTE upgrades over the last two weeks, expanding its 600MHz and 700MHz coverage in cities and towns throughout the U.S. Some of the cities included in this latest batch of upgrades are Spokane, WA; Austin, TX; Omaha, NE; Augusta, GA; Secaucus, NJ; San Diego, CA; … [read full article]

T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force will not be updated to Android 9 Pie

Bad news, Moto Z2 Force owners: It looks like you won’t be getting an Android Pie update. Motorola has confirmed that “some US Moto Z2 Force models will not receive the Android 9 ‘Pie’ update.” The company explains that the Verizon model of the Moto Z2 Force will get updated to Pie to enable the 5G Moto Mod, but it doesn’t commit to updating the other models of the Z2 Force, meaning the T-Mobile, … [read full article]