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T-Mobile Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL won’t support RCS ‘at this time’

When T-Mobile launched the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3 earlier this year, it said that the new phones won’t support RCS messaging, and it looks like that’ll be the case with the Pixel 4, too. A T-Mobile support representative has said that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL won’t support RCS messaging at launch. This was in response to a Twitter user who asked if the Pixel 4 would support universal RCS on T-Mobile. … [read full article]

T-Mobile upgrades hundreds of cell sites with additional low-band LTE coverage

Two weeks after its last round of low-band LTE upgrades, T-Mobile has confirmed that more low-band LTE improvements have been made to its network. T-Mo says that hundreds of cell sites across the country have gotten low-band LTE coverage upgrades over the last two weeks. These upgrades typically include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. The latest cities to get improved low-band LTE coverage from T-Mobile include Astoria, OR; Waterloo, IA; Corpus Christi, TX; Rochester, NY; Fort … [read full article]

OnePlus 7T launches at T-Mobile today

Right on schedule, the OnePlus 7T has launched at T-Mobile. You can now buy the new OnePlus 7T flagship from T-Mobile’s online store, and it should be available in T-Mo retail stores as well. T-Mobile is selling both the Frosted Silver and Glacier Blue versions of the 7T. T-Mobile’s pricing for the OnePlus 7T is set at $0 down and $25 per month for 24 months on an Equipment Installment Plan or $0 down and $27 … [read full article]

T-Mobile strikes partnership with upcoming streaming service Quibi

T-Mobile appears to be dipping its toe into the entertainment space once again. T-Mobile has struck a deal with Quibi, a start-up that’s launching a new streaming service in April. As noted by the Los Angeles Times, Quibi will be targeted at millennials and will offer bite-size videos that are 10 minutes or less. Some of the content coming to Quibi will include a new six-minute show produced by the CBS News “60 Minutes” team, a … [read full article]

T-Mobile says Android 10 updates for OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 6T are in development

We can add two more devices to the list of T-Mobile phones that will be updated to Android 10. T-Mobile has refreshed its Android 10 Software Updates page to add the OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 6T. Both phones are listed in the “Development” stage of the update process, which means “T-Mobile and the device manufacturer have agreed to support a new software update. The manufactururer is working on it!”. The three stages of software … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday deals will include free White Castle Sliders, Redbox rental

Next Tuesday, T-Mobile wants to give you dinner and a movie. T-Mobile customers can get eight free Original Sliders from White Castle next Tuesday, October 22nd, along with a free one-night disc rental from Redbox. If you’re not feeling sliders or don’t have a White Castle nearby, you’ll also be able to score one of the following three items from Taco Bell: a Crunchy Taco, a Bean Burrito, or Cinnamon Twists. … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger gets approval from the FCC

Two months after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger be approved, that’s precisely what has happened. The FCC has voted to formally approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. There’s no official announcement of this news quite yet, but an FCC official has confirmed to The Verge that the agency has voted to give the merger the green light. We learned earlier this month that T-Mo and Sprint’s deal had reportedly gotten majority FCC … [read full article]

T-Mobile upgrading more Simple Choice customers to unlimited high-speed smartphone data

Earlier this year, T-Mobile upgraded some customers on Simple Choice plans to unlimited high-speed smartphone data for no extra charge. Now T-Mo is making another round of upgrades. Some T-Mobile customers are receiving a text from T-Mo telling them that their voice lines are being upgraded to unlimited high-speed smartphone data for no extra charge. TmoNews reader Dong got the text message today, and several Reddit users have gotten the same message. With this promotion, … [read full article]

iOS 13.1.3 update is now available from Apple

Today’s a big day for Android fans thanks to the debut of the Pixel 4 and all of Google’s other hardware, but there’s some news for iOS users to get excited about, too. Apple has released iOS 13.1.3 for the iPhone and iPadOS 13.1.3 for the iPad. The company has been working to fix bugs and improve performance of iOS 13 over the past month, and this is the fifth iOS 13 update that the company … [read full article]