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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ getting new Sunrise Gold color option

Samsung is adding another color option to its flagship Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available in Sunrise Gold in the U.S. starting on June 24th. It’ll be sold in Best Buy stores as well as on BestBuy.com and Samsung.com. In terms of specs, the Sunrise Gold S9 and S9+ are similar to the other color options that are already on the market. That includes the … [read full article]

LG Stylo 4 launches at MetroPCS with 6.2-inch screen and built-in stylus

MetroPCS has offered previous models of LG’s stylus-equipped Stylo phones in the past, and now the brand new model has launched at T-Mobile’s prepaid brand as well. The LG Stylo 4 is now available from MetroPCS. The device’s original price is set at $239, but Metro is knocking that down to $179 with an instant discount. When it comes to features, one of the highlights of the LG Stylo 4 is its built-in stylus. … [read full article]

LG Q7 Android One variant rumored to be coming to T-Mobile

Days after a new LG phone arrived at T-Mobile, a leak has emerged with info on another LG device that may launch at T-Mo in the near future. An Android One version of the LG Q7 (pictured above) is reportedly coming to T-Mobile. XDA Developers user deadman96385 was digging through the kernel source code of the MetroPCS version of the LG Stylo 4 and discovered references to a device with the model number “cv5a”, … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ updates include June security patches

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, T-Mobile is helping you start off your week on a positive note. T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models. The Galaxy S8 update is version G950USQU4CRE9 and is 327.16MB, while the Galaxy S8+ update is version G955USQU4CRE9 and is 323.63MB in size. These updates include the June 1, 2018 Android security patch level as well as “various bug fixes and software … [read full article]

T-Mobile now selling LG Aristo 2 Plus with 600MHz LTE support

As expected, T-Mobile today began sales of the LG Aristo 2 Plus. The LG Aristo 2 Plus is priced at $6 down and $6 per month for 24 months on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) or $150 full price. At launch, T-Mo is touting a special deal that’ll get you $90 off the Aristo 2 Plus when you buy it with a qualifying No Credit Check plan. When it comes to specs, the LG Aristo … [read full article]

BlackBerry KEY2 features upgraded specs and a better keyboard

A little more than a year after the launch of the BlackBerry KEYone, a new keyboard-clad BlackBerry phone has arrived. The BlackBerry KEY2 is now official. It’s got some notable upgrades over the KEYone, but the form factor is the same. There’s a 4.5-inch 1620×1080 display with a 3:2 aspect ratio up top, and below that is a physical keyboard with a key height that’s been raised 20 percent and a new matte key finish … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active update brings May security patches

  T-Mobile’s Galaxy S8 Active is getting another software update this week. T-Mo has announced that its Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is receiving an update to version G892USQU2BRE3. The update is now rolling out over the air, so if you’ve got a GS8 Active, keep an eye out for it over the coming days. You can also check manually by going into Settings > Software update > Download updates manually. TmoNews reader Phil received this … [read full article]

Moto Z3 Play features dual rear cameras and Moto Mod support, unlocked model coming this summer

Motorola’s got a new smartphone coming this summer. The Moto Z3 Play is the newest device in the Moto Z series, meaning that it supports Motorola’s Moto Mods that let you attach accessories like battery packs, a gamepad, speakers, or a projector to the back of the phone. In fact, when the Moto Z3 Play launches in the U.S. this summer, it’ll include a battery pack Moto Mod. The screen on the Moto Z3 … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 600MHz Extended Range LTE now available in more than 900 cities

T-Mobile today gave us an update on its 600MHz Extended Range LTE rollout now that we’re halfway through 2018. T-Mo’s 600MHz LTE coverage is now live in more than 900 cities across the U.S. That’s up from the 586 cities that it was available in at the start of the year. It’s also an impressive figure when you consider that it T-Mo deployed its first 600MHz coverage less than one year ago. You can … [read full article]

Smart Reply for Android Messages begins appearing for T-Mobile customers

Google has been steadily rolling out its Smart Reply feature to different services, like Allo, Inbox, and Gmail, and earlier this year it became available in Android Messages, too. At that time, only Project Fi customers could access the feature, but it looks like T-Mobile customers may also be getting it now. Some T-Mobile customers on Reddit say that Smart Reply appeared for them in Android Messages this week. The devices that’ve gotten the feature … [read full article]