Posts by Alex Wagner

NAD recommends T-Mobile modify advertising for Essentials plan

The National Advertising Division, part of the Better Business Bureau, weighed in on some claims against T-Mobile marketing this week. The claims in T-Mobile advertising were challenged by Charter Communications and the first relates to T-Mo’s “four lines” pricing advertising. It was argued that consumers may have been misled that about an implied claim that they could purchase fewer than four lines at the same prices available to customers who purchase four lines. However, the NAD argues … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches free line deal for new and existing customers

T-Mobile today kicked off its latest free line promotion. For a limited time, T-Mobile customers can get a free voice line added to their account. It doesn’t look like T-Mo is advertising this deal on its website, but the carrier confirmed to TmoNews that the offer is now available. This free line deal is open to new customers who add two voice lines on an eligible rate plan as well as existing customers who have … [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren getting a new update

OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren owners, there’s a new update coming your way. T-Mobile is now pushing a OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren update that bumps the phone to version 10.0.36.HD61CB. The changelog for the update is short, mentioning only the June 2020 Android security patches. Even though this is a fairly small update, it’s good to have the latest security patches that are available to you. So if you’ve got a OnePlus 7T Pro … [read full article]

FCC now seeking comment from those affected by T-Mobile network outage

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said that he planned to investigate T-Mobile’s recent network outage, which he called “unacceptable”, and now the FCC wants to hear from you about what happened. The FCC is now seeking comments from the public on the T-Mobile outage that happened on June 15. Specifically, the agency wants to know things like how T-Mo customers learned about the outage, if T-Mobile’s communication was timely and effective, if customers were able to send … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include free Whopper, $100,000 in cash prizes next week

T-Mo promised last week that we’d see food deals in T-Mobile Tuesdays every week this summer, and next week’s offers keep up with that commitment. On Tuesday, June 30, T-Mobile and Sprint customers can get a free Whopper plus a small order of french fries from Burger King. As we¬†saw a couple of weeks ago, this deal does require you to spend at least $1 to get your free burger and fries. Next week’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile wants California PUC to ease some requirements related to Sprint merger

Getting approval for their merger from the California Public Utilities Commission was one of the last hurdles T-Mobile and Sprint had to clear for their deal to get done earlier this year. The CPUC did eventually green light the deal with several conditions attached, but now T-Mo wants some of those requirements to be eased up. Today T-Mobile sent a letter to the CPUC asking it to relax three of the conditions tied to its … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra getting new updates from T-Mobile

One day after rolling out updates to the Galaxy Note 10 series, T-Mobile has begun updating another group of Samsung flagships. The Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra are all being updated by T-Mobile today. The S20’s update is version G981USQU1ATF9 while the S20+’s is version G986USQU1ATF9 and the S20 Ultra’s update is version G988USQU1ATF9. As for what’s included in these updates, the only item mentioned on the changelog is the June 1, 2020 … [read full article]

Apple reveals iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 updates

Today Apple kicked off its WWDC 2020 conference with major updates for iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS. First up is iOS 14. There are lots of big new features coming to iPhone with this update, including the ability to place widgets on your home screen. These widgets offer at-a-glance data, like the current temperature or your upcoming calendar appointments, and you can resize them and place them anywhere you’d like on the home screen alongside your … [read full article]

T-Mobile Note 10 and Note 10+ updates bring camera and Wi-Fi improvements, Note 10+ 5G also updated

T-Mobile is starting the week with updates for a trio of Samsung phones. The Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+, and Note 10+ 5G are all receiving updates from T-Mo today. The Note 10’s update is version N970USQU3CTE7 while the Note 10+’s is N975USQU3CTE7, and the changelog for both updates lists improved stability for the camera, Wi-Fi, and touch screen plus the June 2020 security patches. The stability of Camera has been improved. Wi-Fi connectivity and … [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 8 5G is getting a new update

One month after T-Mobile last pushed an update to its OnePlus 8 5G, another update has begun rolling out. T-Mobile’s OnePlus 8 5G is now being updated to version 10.5.10.IN55CB. This is a smaller update than the one that was released last month, with the only item on the changelog being the June 2020 Android security patches. This may not sound like a super exciting update, but it’s good to see this month’s security patches … [read full article]