Archive | July, 2020

T-Mobile updating LG V60 ThinQ, Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9, and OnePlus 7T

T-Mobile pushed out several new software updates this week, spreading the love to devices from LG, Samsung, and OnePlus. First up, the LG V60 ThinQ 5G is getting a 61.20MB update to version V600TM10s. This update brings with it the July 1, 2020 Android security patch level, just before the month of July comes to an end. This update is now rolling out over the air, so you LG V60 owners ought to see it soon. … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins JD Power wireless customer care report for 20th time

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic may have caused T-Mobile to close most of its retail storesĀ earlier this year, but that didn’t stop T-Mo from winning another customer care award. JD Power announced its 2020 US Wireless Customer Care Performance study today, and both T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile came out on top in their respective segments. This is the 20th time overall that T-Mo has come out on top in this report and its 6th straight win. … [read full article]

T-Mobile for Business strikes two partnerships focused on safety

T-Mobile for Business is growing this week with two new Internet of Things partnerships. First up, T-Mobile has struck a deal with PIMMAP to connect the company’s contactless temperature solution. This 8-inch tablet has a thermal infrared camera and can check for flu-like symptoms in people entering crowded or confined spaces by having them stand in front of the screen for just one second. The other partnership is with Guardhat. This company makes industrial … [read full article]

Free Popeyes chicken sandwich deal returning to T-Mobile Tuesdays next week

Earlier this month, T-Mobile Tuesdays was set to offer a free Popeyes Chicken Sandwich to T-Mo and Sprint customers, but the deal had to be pulled at the last-minute due to a technical issue. Now we know that Popeyes will be returning to T-Mobile Tuesdays next week. On Tuesday, August 4, T-Mobile and Sprint customers can score a free Popeyes Chicken Sandwich, either classic or spicy, plus two free pieces of Signature Chicken. T-Mo … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 update brings One UI 2.1, Note 10 also updated

T-Mobile is starting the week with new updates for some recent Samsung flagships. First up, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are getting updated with Samsung’s One UI 2.1. The update changelog only says that it includes updated security patches, which have been bumped up to the July 1, 2020 security level. But T-Mobile’s support page says the update includes an “all-new user interface” andĀ folks on Reddit have confirmed that the updates come in … [read full article]

T-Mobile TVision dongle shown in photos by the FCC

One week after a new T-Mobile TVision remote leaked out, it looks like the dongle that that remote goes with has leaked, too. A separate FCC listing has been found that includes images of a dongle with TVision branding. The device itself is a small black rectangle with a short HDMI cable extending out of one side and a microUSB port for power on the other. Interestingly, the user manual included with this FCC listing is … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out updates to Samsung Galaxy S10 series and LG G8 ThinQ

T-Mobile is rolling out software updates to some former Android flagships. First up, the Samsung Galaxy S10 series started getting new updates from T-Mobile today. Galaxy S10e owners should be on the lookout for an update to version G970USQS4DTF6, Galaxy S10 owners are getting G973USQS4DTF6, and folks with a Galaxy S10+ can expect an update to version G975USQS4DTF6. These updates are around 200MB in size, and the only item mentioned on the changelog is the July 1, … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out Scam Shield and 4/$100 unlimited plan deal

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile because it’s officially rolling out its latest Un-carrier move. Scam Shield is now available, with apps rolling out on both Android and iOS. Sprint customers on iPhone can download the Call Screener app, while Sprint folks on Android get the app pre-isntalled. With this app, you can enable Scam ID to identify likely scam calls as they come in as well as Scam Block, which will prevent … [read full article]

T-Mobile will give one winner a $12,000 road trip prize package next Tuesday

After giving away free Whoppers from Burger King last week, T-Mobile Tuesdays is now going to help you get some dessert. Next Tuesday, July 28, T-Mobile and Sprint customers can get a $2 promo code for Baskin-Robbins. There’s going to be a deal that’ll get you 30% off items plus free shipping at Adidas.com, too, and $0.25 off per gallon of gas from Shell. The grand prize coming next week will help one … [read full article]

T-Mobile will reportedly soon require VoLTE on devices connecting to its network

T-Mobile may soon be making a major change to its device activation policies. An internal T-Mobile document has leaked out that says that T-Mobile will soon require all devices on its network to be compatible with Voice over LTE, or VoLTE. The doc shared by Android Police states that as of August 4, T-Mobile will stop activating devices that aren’t VoLTE-capable. What’s more, T-Mobile will require all devices connecting to its network to support VoLTE starting … [read full article]