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LG V30 debuts with 6-inch OLED display, launching this fall at T-Mobile with 600MHz LTE support

After weeks of teases and rumors, the LG V30 is now official. The LG V30 ditches the secondary display found on the previous two LG V series smartphones, opting instead for a single 6-inch 2880×1440 OLED display with super slim bezels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Since the V30 is without that secondary display, LG has implemented two other features to replace it. Always On Display on the V30 will give you shortcuts to Quick Tools … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 official with dual 12MP rear cameras, launching at T-Mobile on September 15th

Right on schedule, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been made official. Samsung today introduced the Galaxy Note 8, its new flagship and the follow-up to last year’s Note 7, which was discontinued following recalls and units overheating and catching fire. Samsung has rebounded by giving the Note 8 an updated design and new features. One of the highlights of the Note 8 is its dual camera setup, a first for Samsung. There are two … [read full article]

Android 8.0 Oreo is now official

Today’s the day, Android fans: The next major Android release has been revealed. Android 8.0 Oreo is now official. The update has been pushed to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and build for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P have entered carrier testing. Updates for those devices should begin rolling out “soon” along with updates for the Pixel C and Nexus Player. Google says that it’s also been working with several … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 600MHz LTE network is now live

Just months after winning a bunch of 600MHz spectrum in an FCC auction, T-Mobile has begin to deploy its new coverage. T-Mobile announced today that its first 600MHz LTE sites are now live in Cheyenne, Wyoming. You can see a video of a phone call being completed over these 600MHz airwaves below. In addition to lighting up its first 600MHz cell sites, T-Mobile today revealed other parts of the U.S. where it plans to go … [read full article]

T-Mobile Revvl official, will launch August 10th for $0 down and $5 per month

After numerous leaks, the T-Mobile Revvl is now official. T-Mobile today confirmed that the Revvl, its new own-brand Android phone that’s made by Alcatel. The T-Mobile Revvl will be available tomorrow, August 10, with pricing set at $0 down and $5 per month with JUMP! On Demand or $5 down and $5 per month with EIP. Full retail price is $125. When it comes to specs, the T-Mobile Revvl runs Android 7.0 Nougat on … [read full article]

JUMP! On Demand now lets you upgrade once every 30 days

T-Mobile has quietly rolled out a tweak to JUMP! On Demand. According to T-Mobile’s JUMP! On Demand support page, customers can now upgrade to a new device once every 30 days. Previously, JOD subscribers could upgrade up to three times per year, so this change allows for many more upgrades. There are several phones available through JUMP! On Demand. That includes the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, LG G6, Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, Moto … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new Unlimited 55+ plan with two lines for $60 per month

T-Mobile’s got a new plan, and it’s targeted specifically at older consumers. The new T-Mobile One Unlimited 55+ plan is launching on August 9th. Available to customers age 55 and older, the plan offers two lines of unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data for $60 per month, taxes and fees included. The first line is $50, the second is $10, and then there’s a $5 per line Autopay discount. This plan includes T-Mobile One benefits like … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins all awards in latest OpenSignal report on U.S. networks

Earlier this year, T-Mobile tied for the most awards in OpenSignal’s State of Mobile Networks: USA report. Now the latest report shows T-Mo winning ‘em all. OpenSignal today published the August 2017 edition of its State of Mobile Networks: USA report, showing how all four major U.S. carriers performed when tested by consumers using OpenSignal’s apps. T-Mobile won out in all six categories: 4G Download Speed, 3G Download Speed, Overall Download Speed, 4G Latency, 3G … [read full article]

Moto Z2 Force Edition launching at T-Mobile on August 10th, BOGO deal in tow

The drought of Motorola smartphones on T-Mobile is coming to an end with the launch of the Moto Z2 Force Edition. Announced at an event in New York City today, the Moto Z2 Force Edition features a 5.5-inch 2560×1440 display with ShatterShield technology. Motorola says that its ShatterShield screen is guaranteed not to crack or shatter, and both the display and its embedded lens are warrantied against shattering and cracking for four years from your … [read full article]

Samsung offering $150 off unlocked Galaxy S8, get another $150 with qualifying trade-in

Samsung Galaxy S8 $150 off

Samsung is now offering $150 off the unlocked Galaxy S8, and you can get another $150 off when you trade in a qualifying smartphone. You can view the Galaxy S8 deal on Samsung’s website. The devices that qualify for trade in are the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Samsung says that your … [read full article]