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More Android and iPhone devices added to T-Mobile’s #GetOutoftheRed promo

In addition to announcing an upcoming Buy One, Get One deal, T-Mobile today shared some news on its #GetOutoftheRed promotion. T-Mobile says that the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, and iPhone X are now eligible for its #GetOutoftheRed offer. This brings the number of phones that are eligible for this promo up to 13. #GetOutoftheRed launched in mid-2017 as a way to attract Verizon customers to join T-Mobile. With this deal, … [read full article]

iOS 11.2.2 now available with security fixes for Spectre vulnerability

iOS users, the time to update is here again. Apple today released iOS 11.2.2 to the iPhone and iPad. This is a small, security-focused update, and Apple explains that it includes “security improvements to Safari and WebKit to mitigate the effects of Spectre.” Spectre is one of two major CPU flaws (the other being Meltdown) that affect devices with processors from Intel, AMD, and ARM. Apple recently said that it included mitigations to protect … [read full article]

Apple now offering $29 iPhone battery replacements

If you’ve got an iPhone 6 or later and were planning to have your battery replaced at a discount next month, it looks like your wait has been shortened considerably. Apple today confirmed that it is now offering $29 battery replacements to qualifying iPhones. “We expected to need more time to be ready,” Apple explained to TechCrunch, “but we are happy to offer our customers the lower pricing right away. Initial supplies of some replacement … [read full article]

Apple explains why it slowed down iPhones with older batteries, says it’ll offer discounted battery replacements

Apple found itself in a bit of a controversy last week, when some reports about it slowing down iPhones with older batteries came out. The company confirmed that was doing so at that time, and today it shed a bit more light on the situation. Apple today posted a message to further explain why it slowed down iPhones with older batteries and what it plans to do in the future. With the update to iOS … [read full article]

T-Mobile bringing back iPhone BOGO, $300 off iPhone X deals

T-Mobile kicked off a Buy One, Get One deal on Apple, Samsung, and LG smartphones last month, but the Apple phones were only part of the deal for a little more than a week. If you missed out on that offer, you’re going to get a second chance. From December 21st through December 24th, T-Mobile will bring back two of its previous iPhone offers. You’ll be able to buy an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, … [read full article]

iOS 11.2.1 update now available for iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad owners, it’s time to update once again. A week and a half after Apple surprised us on an early Saturday morning with iOS 11.2, the company has released iOS 11.2.1 at a more reasonable time.  The main feature of this update is that it addresses an issue that could disable remote access to shared users of the Home app. There are some other unspecified bug fixes thrown in there, too, says Apple. To … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering $50 off Apple Watch Series 3

After recently running deals on the iPhone and iPad, T-Mobile is now kicking off an offer on another Apple product. T-Mobile today launched a deal that’ll get you $50 off the price of an Apple Watch Series 3. To get this discount, you’ll need to buy the Apple Watch on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) and activate it with a qualifying DIGITS plan. Once you do, you’ll get $50 worth of monthly bill credits. … [read full article]

iOS 11.2 update released by Apple with date bug fix and faster wireless charging

Usually when Apple releases a new iOS update, it’s done so in the middle of the day on a Monday or Tuesday. That’s not the case with iOS 11.2. Apple released iOS 11.2 at around 12:00 am PST on Saturday. The update is available to the iPhone 5s and later, the iPad Air and later, and the iPod touch 6th generation. To download iOS 11.2, grab your iOS device and go into Settings > General > … [read full article]

New report measures difference between iPhone X Qualcomm and Intel modems

Last year saw Apple use two different modems in its iPhone models, one from Intel and one from Qualcomm, and there was a difference between the modems’ LTE performance. Many were wondering what the modem situation would like with this year’s iPhone hardware, and now it looks like we’ve got our answer. Cellular Insights compared the LTE performance of two iPhone X models: the A1865 that has a Qualcomm modem and is sold by Sprint, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Cyber Monday deal offers free iPad for switchers

After rolling out some smartphone deals for Black Friday, T-Mobile is now switching things up with a tablet deal for Cyber Monday. Today, November 27th, T-Mobile is offering a free 32GB iPad. You’ll need to port in your number from another carrier onto a T-Mobile One voice line and add a T-Mobile One Mobile Internet line to get this deal, as well as purchase the iPad on EIP. Once you meet all of the requirements, T-Mobile will send you a … [read full article]