Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile may launch free voice line deal tomorrow

Last week T-Mobile launched several early Black Friday deals, including offers on iPhone, Samsung, and Google Pixel devices. It turns out that those may not be the only specials that T-Mo has up its sleeve, though. T-Mobile is reportedly planning to launch a new free voice line deal tomorrow. A leak from Reddit suggests that starting November 25, existing T-Mo customers with two or more paid voice lines will be able to add a voice line … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 and LG V60 ThinQ are receiving new updates

T-Mobile is in the process of rolling out updates to several Samsung devices right now, and today we can add a couple more phones to that update list. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G is getting a new update from T-Mobile that bumps it to version F916USQU1BTJE. This upgrade includes the November 1, 2020 security patches. Also being updated is the LG V60 ThinQ. This update is version V600TM10x and unfortunately there’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile calls out Verizon for its 5G speeds and coverage

T-Mobile has never been one to shy away from calling out its competition, and today the carrier decided to focus on Verizon and its recently launched 5G Nationwide network. Neville Ray, T-Mobile’s president of technology, explained today that in order to launch its 5G Nationwide network, Verizon is using Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) technology to share the same spectrum for its 4G LTE and 5G networks. And while this enables it to expand its … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out new updates for several Samsung devices

Following the new Galaxy S10 series updates that were released at the end of last week, T-Mobile is now rolling out new updates for a few other Samsung devices. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G is getting a new update that bumps it up to version N976USQS4CTK1. This new release comes in at 217.17MB and includes the November 1, 2020 security patches. Also being updated is T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 9. This 159.10MB update is version … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds more channels to TVision Live TV+ service

Starting today, T-Mobile is giving TVision Live customers free access to its TVision Vibe service, but that’s not the only move that T-Mo is making with TVision this week. T-Mobile has quietly added seven more channels to its TVision Live TV+ service. They are the American Heroes Channel, Cooking Channel, Destination America, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, Great American Country, and Science Channel. Because TVision Live Zone includes all the channels of Live TV+, TVision Live Zone … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ are now receiving new updates

Before the weekend begins, T-Mobile has begun pushing a new software update to the Samsung Galaxy S10 series of phones. The T-Mobile Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ are now being updated. Galaxy S10e owners should be on the lookout for version G970USQS4ETJ2 while Galaxy S10 users will get version G973USQS4ETJ2 and Galaxy S10+ owners will be updated to version G975USQS4ETJ2. The changelogs for these updates are pretty generic, mentioning device stability improvements, bug fixes, and performance improvements, but … [read full article]

T-Mobile activates 988 as emergency lifeline for mental health support

T-Mobile today officially activated the new nationwide 988 emergency lifeline for mental health support services. Now that it’s enabled, T-Mo customers can dial 988 and get access to free mental health support from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Earlier this year, the FCC designated 988 as the three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, giving quick and easy access to a network of 180 local and state-funded crisis centers. The FCC is requiring … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 14.2.1 update to fix messaging and lock screen bugs

Two weeks after releasing iOS 14.2 to the public, Apple’s got another update ready to roll. iOS 14.2.1 can now be downloaded by selecting Settings > General > Software Update on your device. This is a smaller update that’s focused on fixing bugs, such as an issue that could cause some MMS messages to not be delivered to the recipient. Apple’s full changelog for iOS 14.2.1 looks like this: iOS 14.2.1 addresses the following issues … [read full article]

T-Mobile and US Cellular now offering cross-network scam call protection

Last year T-Mobile teamed up with AT&T to being offering cross-network call authentication using the STIR and SHAKEN standards, and now T-Mo is doing the same with another major carrier. T-Mobile and US Cellular are now offering caller verification across networks. This means that when a T-Mobile customer calls someone on US Cellular, or vice versa, the carriers will validate the incoming call so you know that it’s actually coming from the number displayed on your … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out iPhone, Samsung, Google, and TVision deals tomorrow

With Black Friday just one week away, lots of people are on the hunt for deals. And today T-Mobile revealed that it’s going to have a lot of special offers starting tomorrow. Beginning Friday, November 20, T-Mobile will have deals on Apple, Samsung, and Google devices, plus something extra for TVision Live customers. Here’s the rundown on what T-Mo has planned: Apple Get a 64GB iPhone 12 for $0 with 30 monthly bill … [read full article]