Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile’s OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren now getting November security update

The OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren just launched at T-Mobile yesterday, but it’s already getting a software update. T-Mobile’s OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren is being updated to version 10.0.16.HD61CB. The update is 140.7MB and includes the November 1, 2019 Android security patches as well as improvements to system stability and general bug fixes. This update is now going out over the air, and TmoNews reader Nick has confirmed that it’s hit their device. If … [read full article]

T-Mobile rumored to be in last-minute merger lawsuit settlement talks with New York

Just days before the lawsuit attempting to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger is set to begin, a new report claims that the two carriers are in settlement talks with one of the attorneys general leading the litigation. T-Mobile and Sprint are in last-minute settlement talks with New York Attorney General Letitia James, according to Fox Business‘s Charles Gasparino. Details on the talks are light right now, but as one of the two AGs leading the … [read full article]

OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren and Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G launch today at T-Mobile

After flipping the switch on its new 5G network earlier this week, T-Mobile today officially launched its two newest 5G smartphones. The OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren and Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G are now available in T-Mobile stores. Pricing for the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren is $0 down and $37.50 per month for 24 months or $899.99 full retail. The Galaxy Note 10+ 5G is available for $0 down and $36.12 per month … [read full article]

FCC report says T-Mobile, other carriers overstated their coverage maps

A new FCC report says that T-Mobile and other U.S. carriers misrepresented their rural coverage. The FCC conducted drive tests of T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular’s networks and found that they only achieved the minimum download speeds predicted by those carriers’ coverage maps 62.3% of the time. T-Mobile specifically achieved that speed in 63.2% of tests, Verizon in 64.3% of tests, and U.S. Cellular just 45.0% of tests. According to the report, FCC staff was unable … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays handing out free T-Mo touchscreen gloves and Starbucks gift cards next week

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts have been revealed, and they include another piece of T-Mo swag. On Tuesday, December 10th, T-Mobile customers can get a free pair of T-Mo touchscreen gloves. Just like our leak showed, these gloves are black with simple magenta and gray stripes and a small T-Mobile logo near the wrist. Also coming next week is a Starbucks deal. T-Mobile customers can score a free $3 Starbucks card, but there are … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 10+ 5G will launch with Android 10 out of the box

Thinking about buying a Galaxy Note 10+ 5G this week? If you do, you’ll be greeted by a nice little surprise when you boot it up. T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 10+ 5G comes with Android 10 and Samsung One UI 2.0 out of the box. Confirmed by T-Mobile’s Des Smith, this news is notable because it means the T-Mo Note 10+ 5G is the first Samsung phone to ship with Android 10 in tow. It’s expected[read full article]

T-Mobile Cyber Monday deals include iPhone 8, iPad, Apple Watch, and Samsung Galaxy Watch

First we got Magenta Friday deals, then Black Friday specials, and today T-Mobile has kept the sale train rolling by unveiling Cyber Monday offers. T-Mobile is now offering a few Cyber Monday deals. Customers who add a line can get a free iPhone 8 after rebate via prepaid card. Just add a new voice line, buy an iPhone 8 for $449.99 on a monthly payment plan, and you’ll get a virtual prepaid gift card … [read full article]

Metro by T-Mobile will launch 5G coverage and Galaxy Note 10+ 5G on December 6

T-Mobile made some big news today by officially launching its nationwide 5G coverage, and the good news for folks on Metro by T-Mobile is that they’re getting access to the network as well. Metro by T-Mobile will launch nationwide 5G coverage for prepaid customers on December 6th. All Metro plans will include access to 5G for no extra charge. Also launching at Metro by T-Mobile is the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. It’ll be available … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches its nationwide 5G network

T-Mobile previously said that its nationwide 5G coverage would go live on December 6th, but it looks like T-Mo just couldn’t wait until then to flip the switch. T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network is now live. This coverage uses 600MHz low-band spectrum and covers 200 million people and more than 5,000 cities and towns. You can view T-Mo’s 5G coverage map below, with an interactive and zoomable version available¬†right here. T-Mobile’s 5G coverage is available to … [read full article]

T-Mobile to give free touchscreen gloves to customers for upcoming T-Mo Tuesday

Now that we’re nearing December and the start of winter, it’s getting pretty cold in many parts of the country. T-Mobile wants to help you keep your hands warm while making sure you can still use your phone. T-Mo customers will soon be able to get T-Mobile Tech Gloves as a T-Mobile Tuesdays gift. Our source says that they’ll be available in S/M and M/L sizes and that the gloves work with touchscreens. There’s no … [read full article]