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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai formally recommends approval for T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

The opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger grew this week as Oregon joined a lawsuit to block the deal, but today there’s some good news for T-Mo and Sprint. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today formally recommended that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger be approved. Pai has submitted a draft order to the other FCC commissioners who will vote on whether or not to approve it. “After one of the most exhaustive merger reviews in Commission history, the … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ official, launching at T-Mobile on August 23

Samsung’s Galaxy Note flagships are always one of the most hotly-anticipated new releases every year, and this year we’re getting two of them. Meet the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+. As with previous Plus phones from Samsung, the Note 10+ is larger than the Note 10. The Galaxy Note 10 is packing a 6.3-inch 2280×1080 Dynamic OLED display, while the Note 10+ offers a 6.8-inch 3040×1440 Dynamic OLED screen, making it the largest screen on … [read full article]

Pixel 4 features will include face unlock and air gestures, Google confirms

Google is surprising us today with some more Pixel 4 news. A new video and blogĀ published by Google has revealed a few more features of the Pixel 4. The video is all about using the Pixel 4 without touching it, and at the start we can see a person unlocking the Pixel 4 using their face. Leaks have suggested that the Pixel 4 may not have a fingerprint reader, and now we know … [read full article]

Justice Department requiring T-Mobile and Dish to support eSIM as part of merger approval

T-Mobile launched eSIM support at the end of last year, but so far support has been limited to the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR on prepaid service. The T-Mobile-Sprint merger could help to greatly expand T-Mo’s support of eSIM, though. The Department of Justice is requiring T-Mobile and Dish to support eSIM as part of its approval of T-Mo and Sprint’s merger. This will make it easier for Dish to attract new customers, the … [read full article]

Justice Department officially approves T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

There’s been a lot of back and forth lately about whether the Justice Department would approve the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, but today we finally got a decision. Today the Justice Department officially announced that it is approving T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger following an agreement between T-Mo, Sprint, and Dish Network. This agreement is meant to position Dish as the fourth competitive U.S. carrier, taking Sprint’s place. As part of the agreement, Dish will purchase all … [read full article]

T-Mobile REVVLRY and REVVLRY+ launch July 19 with limited time offer in tow

T-Mobile’s REVVL line of own-brand smartphones is getting two additions. The T-Mobile REVVLRY and REVVLRY+ will launch on July 19th. Pricing for the REVVLRY will be set at $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $8.34 ($200 full retail), while the REVVLRY+ will cost $14 down and $14 per month for 24 months ($350 full retail). If you’d prefer to upgrade through JUMP! On Demand, you can get the REVVLRY for $0 down and $9 per … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching Samsung Galaxy S10 5G on June 28th, 5G network going live in six cities

T-Mobile is launching the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G this week, and with it customers will be able to access T-Mo’s 5G network. The Galaxy S10 5G will launch at T-Mobile this Friday, June 28th. It’ll be available in select stores in Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York. Pricing will be set at $549.99 down and $31.25 per month for 24 months on EIP or $1,299.99 full retail for the 256GB model. … [read full article]

Google Pixel 4 confirmed with official image

Looks like we don’t have to wait until October to get an official look at the Google Pixel 4. Google today shared an official image of the Pixel. The official Made by Google account posted the image along with the caption “Well, since there seems to be some interest, here you go! Wait ’til you see what it can do. #Pixel4”, the tweet reads. In the image, we can see a square camera housing with … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new International Pass add-ons for data and calling this week

Lots of folks like to take vacations and travel during the summer, and so with the summer months fast approaching, T-Mobile is updating its selection of International Pass plan add-ons. Starting tomorrow, June 5th, T-Mobile customers can choose from three International Passes when they’re traveling abroad. Each one includes unlimited calling and a high-speed data allotment in more than 210 countries and destinations. The add-ons are: 15GB International Pass includes 15GB of high-speed data to … [read full article]

Apple introduces iOS 13, iPadOS, and watchOS 6 updates

Today is a big day for Apple fans, because the company kicked off its WWDC 2019 coference with announcements of several major software updates. First up is iOS 13. With it comes a focus on performance improvements, with 30 percent faster Face Unlock as well as 50 percent smaller app downloads and 60 percent smaller update downloads, which will lead to apps launching up to twice as fast. The update also brings Dark Mode, which … [read full article]