Posts by Alex Wagner

ZTE Axon Pro getting its Android 6.0 update, and it’s on sale at Amazon, too

After getting an update with Wi-Fi Calling back in December, the ZTE Axon Pro is now being treated to another big software update. ZTE is now pushing Marshmallow to the Axon Pro, moving it from Android 5.1.1 to Android 6.0. Along with that Android OS upgrade, the update brings fixes for “various Wi-Fi Calling issues,” camera performance enhancements, improved device stability, a new boot animation, and some … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s @askdes unboxed the Samsung Galaxy S7 while underwater

Now that the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are officially official, we’ve just got to wait for them to hit stores and our hands. To help pass the time, T-Mobile has posted an unboxing video for the Galaxy S7, but this one is a little different than your normal unboxing video. The clip shows T-Mobile product guy Des Smith unboxing the Galaxy S7 underwater. Because the GS7 is … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge official, T-Mobile pre-orders begin 2/23 and include Gear VR and Netflix subscription

Hot on the heels of the debut of the LG G5, Samsung has taken the wraps off of its own new Android flagships. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge feature designs that look similar to the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge at first, but they’ve actually got some small refinements to make them better. The rear cameras of both phones are now … [read full article]

LG G5 boasts metal body, modular design with swappable battery and other add-ons

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed that they will launch the LG G5. However, specific availability and pricing details won’t be revealed until later.   MWC 2016 may not officially start until February 22, but many companies are announcing there new smartphones before the show gets underway. That includes LG, who just revealed its new G5. The LG G5 switches things up a bit from last year’s LG … [read full article]

T-Mobile VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling outage kicked off overnight, some users still having issues

UPDATE: I still haven’t heard back from T-Mobile, but John Legere has confirmed that some customers are having “intermittent calling issues.” UPDATE 2: T-Mobile posted a tweet on Saturday night apologizing to customers that are having issues with calling and promised that “teams are working to resolve them asap.”   It looks like T-Mobile and its engineers had a bit of … [read full article]

Samsung Gear S2 Classic will launch at T-Mobile on March 11

After launching the Samsung Gear S2 last November, T-Mobile will begin offering its Classic counterpart next month. The Samsung Gear S2 Classic will be available from T-Mobile starting on March 11. Pricing will be set at $0 down, 23 monthly payments of $16.67 apiece, and one final payment of $16.58. Full retail pricing will be $399.99. Watch out for the @samsung #GearS2Classic –available March 11th from T-Mobile! … [read full article]

T-Mobile comes in a close second in JD Power phone buying experience study

Hot on the heels of a RootMetrics’ wireless network report, JD Power has released a new report of its own that measures customer satisfaction with the wireless device purchase process. And with this one, T-Mobile fared much better. JD Power’s study evaluates the buying experience for customers picking up a new wireless phone from any of three channels: phone calls with … [read full article]

RootMetrics second half 2015 US network report is out, T-Mobile shows data improvements

A couple of weeks after T-Mobile won the most awards in an OpenSignal network study, a new report has surfaced that puts T-Mo in the opposite position. RootMetrics has published its Mobile Network Performance in the US study for the second half of 2015. Its results show T-Mobile finishing with an overall network performance score of 80.9 out of … [read full article]