Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile upgrading more Simple Choice customers to unlimited high-speed smartphone data

Earlier this year, T-Mobile upgraded some customers on Simple Choice plans to unlimited high-speed smartphone data for no extra charge. Now T-Mo is making another round of upgrades. Some T-Mobile customers are receiving a text from T-Mo telling them that their voice lines are being upgraded to unlimited high-speed smartphone data for no extra charge. TmoNews reader Dong got the text message today, and several Reddit users have gotten the same message. With this promotion, … [read full article]

iOS 13.1.3 update is now available from Apple

Today’s a big day for Android fans thanks to the debut of the Pixel 4 and all of Google’s other hardware, but there’s some news for iOS users to get excited about, too. Apple has released iOS 13.1.3 for the iPhone and iPadOS 13.1.3 for the iPad. The company has been working to fix bugs and improve performance of iOS 13 over the past month, and this is the fifth iOS 13 update that the company … [read full article]

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL official with dual rear cameras, and they’re coming to T-Mobile

After leaking more times than we could count, Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are now official, and they’re coming to T-Mobile. One of the major new features of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL is on the back of the phones. Google has opted for a dual rear camera setup on its new Pixel phones for the first time, going with a standard 12.2MP snapper with f/1.7 aperture and a 16MP telephoto cam with … [read full article]

Samsung says Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 available starting today

Last week we learned that Samsung would offer its Android 10 update as a beta to T-Mobile Galaxy S10 owners, and now that beta has officially launched. Samsung announced today that its Android 10 beta test is available in the U.S. starting today. Available to Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e models on T-Mobile and Sprint as well as unlocked devices, you can register for the beta using the Samsung Members app. You’ll need a Samsung account, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Pixel 4 teased by John Legere

The Pixel 4 appears to have been confirmed for T-Mobile ahead of tomorrow’s announcement, and the source is one you may not have expected: T-Mo’s own CEO. T-Mobile CEO John Legere teased the Pixel 4 during yesterday’s Slow Cooker Sunday broadcast. In two images posted to Twitter advertising the cooking show, we can see several Pixel 4 phones hanging out on Legere’s counters, and there are Pixel 4s littered throughout the actual Slow Cooker Sunday broadcast … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ update brings October security patches

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 owners, T-Mobile is now sending an update your way! The T-Mobile Note 10 and Note 10+ are now receiving updates to version N970USQS1ASI3 and N975USQS1ASI3, respectively. Note 10 owners can expect their update to be 205.98MB, while Note 10+ owners will be getting a 209.61MB update. Included are the October 1, 2019 Android security patches. That’s up from the September 2019 security patch level that the Note 10 and Note 10+ received … [read full article]

T-Mobile issue causing some customers to be un-enrolled from iPhone trade-in deal credits

Did you take advantage of T-Mobile’s 2019 iPhone Launch Trade and Save deal only to get an alert that you were un-enrolled from monthly bill credits? If so, you’re not alone. Several T-Mobile customers say that they were recently notified that they were un-enrolled from getting monthly bill credits after taking advantage of T-Mo’s iPhone trade-in deal. TmoNews reader Edward got notified that they were affected by this issue, and several Reddit users have chimed … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 getting new update as LG V30 Pie update begins rolling out over the air

Following the Galaxy S9 update that came out yesterday, T-Mobile is now updating the Galaxy S8, too. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are receiving updates to versions G950USQU6DSH8 and G955USQU6DSH8, respectively. They include stability improvements for the Camera app and a QR code reader for the Camera app. Strangely, the changelog also says “The security of your device has been improved,” but the security patch level still says August 1, 2019, which is the same level … [read full article]

Group of economists come out against DOJ’s T-Mobile-Sprint merger agreement

When the Department of Justice announced its approval of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger earlier this year, it actually filed a complaint to block the deal and at the same time filed a settlement with the agreements it made with T-Mobile and Dish for the merger approval. That settlement must be approved by a federal court which must determine if it’s in the public interest, and a group of economists are submitting a filing in which they … [read full article]