Archive | February, 2020

LG V60 ThinQ 5G gets bigger screen and battery, keeps 3.5mm headphone jack

LG’s newest Android flagship is here. Meet the LG V60 ThinQ 5G. LG’s newest V series phone features several upgrades over the V50 ThinQ, like a screen that’s nearly a half-inch larger but also has a smaller notch. The display on the LG V60 is a 6.8-inch P-OLED panel with 20.5:9 aspect ratio and 2460×1080 resolution. There’s also an in-display fingerprint sensor here rather than a rear fingerprint reader like on the V50. LG is once … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s free MLB.TV offer will return March 24th

With MLB Spring Training getting underway, many T-Mobile customers who are also baseball fans have been wondering if T-Mo will offer a free MLB.TV subscription to subscribers like it has for the past several years. Now we know the answer. T-Mobile customers will be able to get a free MLB.TV subscription on March 24th through T-Mobile Tuesdays. That date has been given by a couple of support reps using the official T-Mobile Help account on … [read full article]

T-Mobile says Galaxy S9 Android 10 update is rolling out, Galaxy S10 5G also updated

With today’s rollout of Android 10 to the T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9, some Galaxy S9 owners may be wondering where their update is. According to T-Mo, it’s already started going out. T-Mobile has updated its support pages to show that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ began receiving their Android 10 update yesterday, February 23rd. In addition to the bump to Android 10, the 1.9GB update brings the February 2020 security patches and removes the DIGITS built-in … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays to hand out inflatable neck pillows soon

T-Mo’s got another piece of T-Mobile Tuesdays swag coming soon that’ll be useful on your next flight. New photos sent to TmoNews show that T-Mobile will give out T-Mobile-Samsung inflatable neck pillows soon. When inflated, the pillow has a T-Mo logo on one arm and a Samsung logo on the other. The images don’t say exactly when T-Mobile will hand these inflatable pillows out to customers, but now that they’ve arrived in stores, they should … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 now being updated to Android 10

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 owners, your week is starting off with a bang. T-Mobile is now updating its Galaxy Note 9 to Android 10 with Samsung’s One UI 2 interface. The update is a biggie, coming in at 2062.99MB, so you may want to find a speedy Wi-Fi connection before starting the download. It’s version N960USQU3DTAA. As with other Android 10 updates for Samsung devices, this Note 9 update brings dark mode improvements like enhanced … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G8 ThinQ getting its Android 10 update

LG G8 ThinQ owners, your Android 10 update has arrived. T-Mobile has begun pushing the Android 10 update to its LG G8, bumping it to version G820TM20d. The update is a biggie, coming in at 1532.8MB, so you may want to make sure you’re on a speedy connection before starting the download. According to LG, the update includes support for LG Pay, various bug fixes, and security and system improvements. The security patch level is January … [read full article]

T-Mobile EVP David Carey leaving company, Abdul Saad promoted to CTO

T-Mobile has announced that it’s doing a bit of executive shuffling. T-Mobile says in a filing with the SEC that David Carey, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services, will soon leave the company. According to the filing, Carey (shown below, left) will exit some time between April 30th and July 1st. The filing goes on to say that Carey will provide consulting services to T-Mobile. Carey joins CFO Braxton Carter and CEO John Legere as the latest … [read full article]

T-Mobile argues that FCC made testing errors in report on rural coverage

Back in December, the FCC said that it had conducted drive tests of T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular’s networks and found that the carriers had misrepresented their rural coverage. The FCC said that it won’t punish the carriers because they “did not find a sufficiently clear violation”, but T-Mobile has still taken the time to respond to the FCC’s report. T-Mobile said in a filing this week that FCC’s original report used a “flawed verification … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+, Note 10+ 5G getting security updates

Today’s the day that Galaxy S20 pre-orders launch, but it’s also a good day for some older Samsung phones because they’re getting new software updates. T-Mobile is now updating the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The former is being bumped up to version G950USQS7DTA6, while the latter is getting version G955USQS7DTA6. This new Galaxy S8 update comes just a few days after the previous update was released. Unlike that recent one, though, the new … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra now available for pre-order from T-Mobile

You can now pre-order Samsung’s next big thing. The Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra are now available for pre-order from T-Mobile. Pricing for the Galaxy S20 starts at $0 down and $41.67 per month on EIP and $249.99 down and $30 per month on JOD, while the S20+ starts at $0 down and $50 per month on EIP and $449.99 down and $28 per month on JOD. The S20 Ultra starts at $0 down and $58.34 … [read full article]