Archive | January, 2021

T-Mobile inks 5-year agreement with Tennessee Department of Education

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T-Mobile has partnered with the Tennessee Department of Education to provide internet access to school districts throughout the state. The five-year partnership, T-Mobile Tech for TN Students, was announced today and will provide over 200,000 student connectivity devices, or mobile Wi-Fi hotspot devices directly to families at no cost. This is in line with T-Mobile’s Project 10Million initiative. Each participating district will have three tiers of service to choose from, coming with 100GB of data per device … [read full article]

OnePlus 8 5G receives Android 11 update

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The latest Android device to get an update to Android 11 is the OnePlus 8 5G from T-Mobile.  According to T-Mobile’s support page for the update, Android 11 improves a number of features for device users. The new update, known as version 11.01.1.IN55CB, brings general improvements and fixes as well as the Android security patch December 2020 upgrade.  There are three main areas that have been updated by Google: connection, control, and security.  With the new … [read full article]

Apple users encouraged to update OS to avoid latest attack

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Apple decided to release the new iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 updates last Tuesday after a vulnerability was discovered by an anonymous researcher. The individual discovered that attackers can remotely hack certain models of iPhones, iPads, and iPods. Ever since then, Apple has been proactive in letting its users know of the threats. It used its own support page to outline two security threats that were fixed by the latest OS update, version 14.4. According to Apple, … [read full article]

LG Velvet gets price cut from T-Mobile

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It looks like T-Mobile has permanently reduced the price of the flagship LG Velvet.  The LG Velvet comes with a 6.8-inch display. The T-Mobile-exclusive model is a special edition that is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1000C processor instead of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 processor. It also includes 6GB of RAM with 128GB onboard storage and a microSD card slot for up to 2000GB memory expansion.  Camera-wise, there are three cameras on the back. There is a … [read full article]

T-Mobile: To reveal full earnings report next week

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T-Mobile is getting ready to release its earnings report next week.  These numbers could reflect the preliminary report that T-Mo gave early this month. In that report, T-Mobile said that they were able to gain 5.5 million postpaid customers in 2020.  The company revealed today that it will be discussing its Q4 and full-year 2020 financial and operational results on a webcast. The report will be released on February 4, 2021 at 4:30 pm ET.  They … [read full article]

T-Mobile Accelerator program now accepting startups

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T-Mobile has just opened applications for its new 5G innovation, the 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Spring Program. Through this program, T-Mobile wants to help startups as they work on using 5G technologies in areas such as AR/VR/XR, advanced spatial audio solutions, robotics, heads-up, and holographic displays.   If you have a startup that is working on such technology, you can send in your application to the program before it closes on February 28, 2021. When you are accepted into … [read full article]

T-Mobile ships out Samsung Galaxy S21 earlier than planned

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Good news to all who ordered a Samsung Galaxy S21 from T-Mobile. Your units will be arriving earlier than scheduled.  One of our readers sent us a screenshot of his tracking details of his purchase. And sure enough, the unit arrived on his doorstep a few hours after.  Originally, the units were said to start shipping on January 30th. But as witnessed by our reader, his new device arrived a couple of days early.  If you pre-ordered … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Note 20 Ultra getting Android 11 update

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T-Mobile continues to update select devices with the latest Android 11 update.  Just recently, we learned that the devices that are getting an update include the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra.  These two devices have started to receive the update for Android 11 with One UI 3. T-Mobile has not yet updated its website to reflect the changes being made today. If you are using either device, have you received the … [read full article]

Report: T-Mobile has largest and fastest 5G network in the country

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T-Mobile bags a new recognition today for its 5G download and upload speeds. According to the results of a survey, the Un-Carrier delivers the fastest average 5G speeds in the country.  The survey comes from independent data collected by Opensignal using real-world customer usage. Based on their findings, T-Mobile customers get the fastest 5G download and upload speeds, as well as being able to get a 5G signal more often than anyone else.  The same findings … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils new program for small business owners

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It looks like T-Mobile is paying extra attention to small business owners. According to a source, they have just launched a new program that aims to help provide T-Mobile for Business users the free education and tools. The program, called Magenta Edge, aims to help small businesses get ahead. Through the program, small business owners have access to a library of original content that can help them learn and execute decisions for their business.  The program is … [read full article]