Posts by Alex Wagner

T-Mobile suffering from widespread SMS issues

UPDATE: If you’re having SMS issues, T-Mobile also suggests switching your phone into 2G/3G-only mode to see if that alleviates your texting problem. UPDATE 2: Several of you are reporting that you’re receiving loads of texts at once, suggesting that the problem may be resolved. There’s still no official word from T-Mobile, but things may be getting better. UPDATE 3: T-Mobile reached out to say that customers are seeing improvements … [read full article]

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 unboxing

Days after we saw the T-Mobile version of the HTC One M9 get unboxed, our own Marco Hanna is pulling the Samsung Galaxy S6 from its packaging. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is a pretty radical departure from previous Samsung flagships, ditching the removable battery, microSD card slot, and plastic construction of previous Galaxy S phones for a metal and glass build. The result is one of the best-looking Samsung smartphones that we’ve seen to … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge feature premium materials, high-end specs

Following months of rumors and leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are now official. Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge feature designs that the company says are “entirely redefined.” It’s been known for having plastic-y hardware in the past, but Samsung is looking to change things up with its new flagships. Both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge have Gorilla Glass 4 on either side of their bodies as well as … [read full article]

HTC One M9 official, will launch at T-Mobile ‘later this spring’

Today HTC announced its new One M9 flagship smartphone, and right after, T-Mobile confirmed that it will carry HTC’s new device. The HTC One M9 features a 5-inch 1920×1080 display on its face, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor at its core, and a 2840mAh battery powering the whole package. Also included is 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a microSD slot that’ll support cards up to 128GB. While the design of the One M9 may not differ … [read full article]

T-Mobile gives CEO John Legere a raise and extends his term of employment

There’s no question that T-Mobile had itself a pretty successful 2014, adding a total of 8.3 million new subscribers, expanding its MetroPCS prepaid brand, and rolling out LTE, Wideband LTE, and 700MHz spectrum. As a result of T-Mo’s big 2014, the carrier has given CEO John Legere a raise. A Securities and Exchange Commission filing reveals that T-Mobile has amended John Legere’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile, other carriers working to install 4G service on Chicago subway system

If you’re a mobile user in Chicago, the city’s subway system is about to become a much more attractive way to travel. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that his city has struck a deal with T-Mobile and the other three major U.S. carriers to finance a project that’ll modernize the Chicago Transit Authority’s subway system with an upgraded wireless network. The $32.5 million deal will see T-Mobile, … [read full article]