Archive | March, 2020

Many T-Mobile customers hit with network outage overnight

T-Mobile’s network had a bit of a hiccup overnight. Many T-Mobile customers are reporting that they lost service beginning late last night. Folks on Reddit¬†and Twitter checked in from places like Dallas, Phoenix, Tulsa, Chicago, Atlanta, and Virginia Beach, among other cities, to say that they’d noticed an outage. TmoNews has learned that T-Mobile suffered an intermittent network issue but that it was resolved quickly. Network outages are never good, but at … [read full article]

OnePlus confirms a few more specs of the OnePlus 8 series

We may have to wait until April 14th to officially meet the OnePlus 8 series, but OnePlus is helping to pass the time until then by spilling some of the specs of its upcoming devices. The OnePlus 8 series will include Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 865 processor, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed today. “The industry-leading Snapdragon 865 mobile platform improves over what was an already powerful SoC, offering a 25% increase in CPU performance, a 25% … [read full article]

T-Mobile ditching April Fools’ Day jokes, donating to Boys & Girls Clubs of America instead

T-Mobile has made lots of April Fools’ Day jokes over the years, including the Phone BoothE and the T-Mobile Onesie, but this year it’s changing things up a bit. T-Mobile is donating up to $500,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. To do it, T-Mo wants everyone to help in two different ways: From April 1st through April 7th, T-Mobile will donate $1 every time that anyone tweets a … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren, Galaxy S8 and S8+

T-Mobile’s got a couple of new updates rolling out over the air. First up, the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren is receiving an update from T-Mobile that bumps it up to version 10.0.31.HD61CB. Included in the update are 5G feature enhancements, the March 2020 Android security patches, and general bug fixes. You should see this update hit your OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren in the next few days, but if you don’t feel like waiting, you … [read full article]

OnePlus 8 launch event happening April 14th

The next big things from OnePlus will be officially revealed in just two weeks. OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus 8 series will be introduced at a launch event on April 14th. This is an online-only reveal, but that means that everyone gets to tune in when the event starts at 11:00 am EDT/8:00 am PDT. With its new phones, OnePlus is placing a focus on speed, and the company has even already confirmed a … [read full article]

T-Mobile asks FCC for permission to operate on 2.5GHz band in Philadelphia

A new filing submitted by T-Mobile to the FCC this week has revealed the carrier’s desire to use 2.5GHz spectrum in Philadelphia. In an application filed with the FCC, T-Mobile says it’d like special temporary authority (STA) to operate on the 2570-2630MHz band in Philadelphia that’s currently licensed or leased to Sprint or one of Sprint’s affiliates. Sprint has already consented to T-Mo’s use of the spectrum. T-Mobile explains that this STA will allow it to test … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra updates now rolling out

T-Mobile Galaxy S20 series owners, there’s a new update now headed your way. T-Mo’s Galaxy S20 is now receiving an update to version G981USQU1ATCM while the Galaxy S20+ is being updated to version G986USQU1ATCM and the Galaxy S20 Ultra is being bumped up to version G988USQU1ATCM. The S20 update is 502.16MB, the S20+’s is 439.93MB, and the S20 Ultra’s is 433.76MB. These updates are based on the March 1, 2020 security patch level and, according[read full article]

T-Mobile now accepting Apple Pay online and in iOS app

After Apple Card users began getting Daily Cash on purchases made at T-Mobile stores last year, T-Mo has now begun supporting Apple Pay, too. Apple Pay is now available as a payment option on the T-Mobile website as well as the T-Mobile app on iOS. With it, you can choose to use Apple Pay rather than entering and saving your credit card information in T-Mo’s site or app. Users on Reddit report that you can set … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include free magazine subscription, over $500,000 in gift card prizes next week

Did you claim your free YouTube Premium and Shaw Academy online course from T-Mobile Tuesdays yet? Once you do, here’s what you can expect next week. On Tuesday, March 31st, T-Mo customers can get a free 1-year magazine subscription from Hearst Magazines. Some of the magazines made by Hearst include Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, Popular Mechanics, Women’s Health, Esquire, and Country Living. Also coming next week is $0.10 off per gallon of gas at [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) is a new Android tablet that’s coming to T-Mobile

T-Mobile launched Apple’s new iPad Pro tablets today, but if Android is more your thing, there’s a new Samsung tablet coming soon to T-Mobile as well. Samsung has announced the new Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020). This new tablet is focused on keeping you entertained wherever you want to watch videos, offering an 8.4-inch 1920×1200 LCD screen as well as dual speakers and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The 5000mAh battery included with the Galaxy Tab A … [read full article]