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T-Mobile Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra security updates released

T-Mobile is on a roll with updates this week because after pushing out updates for the Note 10+, OnePlus 7T Pro 5G, and OnePlus 8 5G, it’s now updating its Galaxy S20 series phones, too. The T-Mo Galaxy S20 is receiving an update to version G981USQU1ATE6 while the S20+ is being bumped up to version G986USQU1ATE6 and the S20 Ultra is moving to version G988USQU1ATE6. Each update includes the May 1, 2020 Android security patches, but … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy Note 10+ 5G and OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren

The OnePlus 8 5G isn’t the only T-Mobile phone that’s getting an update today. T-Mobile is also pushing an update out to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. This update comes in as version N976USQU1BTE2 and includes the May 1, 2020 Android security patches. TmoNews reader Debjit reports that the update integrates Google Duo into the phone dialer as the default video calling app.   Another device being updated today is the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren. As … [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 8 5G update rolling out with 5G support on additional bands

OnePlus 8 owners, T-Mobile is now pushing a software update your way! This new update is version 10.5.8.IN55CB and it brings with it a couple of notable improvements. They include 5G support for bands 2 and 66, which are in addition to the support for 5G on bands 71, 41, and 5 that the OnePlus 8 5G already had on T-Mobile. The update’s changelog also mentions the addition of Google Live Caption. This is … [read full article]

T-Mobile expanding 5G network to new cities like San Francisco and Sacramento

T-Mobile’s 5G network is growing again. T-Mo today confirmed that its 5G service is now live in San Francisco and Sacramento, CA. What’s more, it’ll be launching soon in Orlando and Tampa, FL. These cities are gaining access to T-Mobile’s low-band 5G network, which uses 600MHz spectrum. T-Mo sells several devices that are compatible with its low-band 5G, including the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren, OnePlus 8 5G, Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+ 5G, Galaxy … [read full article]

New T-Mobile deal offers free iPhone SE or $500 off Galaxy S20 for T-Mo and Sprint customers

Today T-Mobile launched its Connecting Heroes initiative, offering free service for first responders. That’s not the only news T-Mo has to share today, though, because it’s got another offer that’s available to everyone. T-Mobile is offering a free iPhone SE or a discount of up to $500 off a Samsung Galaxy S20. What’s notable about this deal announcement is that T-Mobile says it’s available to both T-Mobile and Sprint customers, marking one of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches Connecting Heroes, offering free service to first responders

T-Mobile first announced its Connecting Heroes initiative back in November, and today it officially goes live. T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert today revealedthat first responder agencies can now sign up for free wireless service from T-Mo as part of its Connecting Heroes initiative. This free mobile services includes unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data, including free 5G access. In addition to unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data, first responders will get 1GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot usage … [read full article]

T-Mobile finishes first in 5G availability among global 5G carriers, says report

T-Mobile has made a big deal of its low-band 600MHz 5G network and how large it is, with T-Mo calling it a “nationwide 5G network” when it went live late last year. Now a new report has confirmed that T-Mobile customers spend more time on 5G than those on other major operators. Opensignal published a report today that examines the 5G experience across 10 major carriers around the world. When examining how often 5G smartphone owners … [read full article]

T-Mobile 5G surpasses 1Gbps speeds in New York City

T-Mobile recently flipped the switch on its 2.5GHz 5G in New York City, and it looks like the new spectrum is always paying off in a big way for T-Mo. Speed tests have shown that T-Mobile’s 5G network in NYC is breaking the 1 gigabit barrier using 2.5GHz. T-Mobile’s Salim Kouidri posted a speed test screenshot that shows a download speed of 1,027Mbps that was achieved in Manhattan. A big milestone was achieved today @TMobile[read full article]

iOS 13.5 update rolling out with Face ID improvements, exposure notification API, more

iPhone and iPad owners, Apple is sending a new software update your way! iOS 13.5 and iPadOS 13.5 are now available to download. If you’ve got an iOS 13-capable device, you can grab your update by going into Settings > General > Software Update. Included in this new update are some new features related to the coronavirus pandemic. Apple and Google have built an exposure notification API that public health authorities can use to make apps … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer free Impossible Whopper next week

After offering a free Popeyes chicken sandwich last week, T-Mobile Tuesdays will be serving up another free fast food sandwich next week. Next Tuesday, May 26, T-Mobile customers can get a free Impossible Whopper from Burger King. Like the free Popeyes chicken sandwich, this free Impossible Whopper does have an order minimum, but this time you’ll just have to spend $1 to get your free sandwich. You’ll be able to score some discounted footwear next … [read full article]