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T-Mobile Essentials plan now available

The brand new T-Mobile Essentials plan is now available. T-Mobile today launched its new Essentials plan, which is a new offering for customers “who want the basics”. It includes unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data as well as unlimited 3G mobile hotspot. Customers also get unlimited talk, text, and 2G data in Mexico and Canada and unlimited texting along with $0.25 per minute calling in other international destinations. T-Mobile Tuesdays and the gifts that come … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 now available for pre-order from T-Mobile

Right on schedule, T-Mobile has started taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The Galaxy Note 9 is available from T-Mobile in Ocean Blue and Lavender Purple color options. The 6GB/128GB model costs $279.99 down and $30 per month for 24 months on EIP, $279.99 down and $29 per month for 18 months with JUMP! On Demand, or $999.99 full retail. If you’d prefer the 8GB/512GB version, you can expect to pay $529.99 down … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Watch debuts in 46mm and 42mm sizes, coming to T-Mobile later this year

Alongside the new Galaxy Note 9, Samsung today introduced a brand new smartwatch. The Samsung Galaxy Watch is now official, and it runs Samsung’s Tizen OS 4.0. The new wearable will be available in 46mm and 42mm sizes, but both will be powered by a dual-core 1.15GHz Exynos 9110 processor paired with 768MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. Samsung has also equipped both models with a heart rate tracker, ambient light sensor, IP68 … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 official, T-Mobile will offer half-off deal

After months of leaks and rumors, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now official. While the Galaxy Note 9 may look similar to last year’s Galaxy Note 8, it’s gotten several notable updates over its predecessor. Those include the S Pen, which is one of the things that makes a Note a Note. The S Pen on the Galaxy Note 9 supports Bluetooth Low Energy to let you use it as a remote control for … [read full article]

T-Mobile One Plus International add-on will be discontinued on August 10th

August 10th will bring with it the launch of T-Mobile Essentials, T-Mo’s new plan for people who “just want the basics.” It’s now been confirmed that T-Mobile has another rate plan change planned for that date. T-Mobile will discontinue its T-Mobile One Plus International add-on on August 10th. The carrier confirmed the news to me today, with the following statement: “We simplified and made almost all of the features from ONE Plus International available on … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys another round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

Another round of mid-band LTE upgrades has been completed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that T-Mo has upgraded more cell sites with additional mid-band LTE capacity over the past two weeks. As with previous mid-band LTE upgrades, this latest batch includes both PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and #WeWontStop! This is why we’ve had the fastest LTE network for … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts include free Redbox rental and Reebok discount

After offering up a free Dunkin’ Donuts card, an Eddie Bauer discount, and more this week, T-Mobile has revealed what gifts it has in store for next Tuesday. On August 14th, T-Mobile customers can get a free one-night disc rental from Redbox and 30 percent off plus free shipping from Reebok. Also available will be a free online course diploma and toolkit from Shaw Academy and an offer from HotelStorm. Next … [read full article]

T-Mobile releases video teaser for August 15th Un-carrier announcement

With one week to go before T-Mobile’s next Un-carrier move, CEO John Legere has dropped a teaser for the big announcement. The brief video shows Legere sealing a wooden crate that’s labeled “Decommissioned” and then wheeling it into a room that holds “Relics of the wireless industry”. There are references to things T-Mobile has targeted with past Un-carrier moves, like contracts, data limits, and taxes and fees. Unlike some of the other guys, we like … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys traveling tech truck to demo benefits of 5G and other technologies

T-Mobile often makes a big deal about the benefits of 5G and what it’ll enable, like better Internet of Things products, in addition to the lower latency and faster speeds that mobile devices will see. And now it’s going on the road to help people learn more about 5G. The T-Mobile Tech Truck hit the road today, beginning a journey that’ll take it across the country to help people experience the benefits of 5G as … [read full article]

T-Mobile-Sprint merger update: Review in early stages, no decision from regulators on how many carriers U.S. needs

Wondering how the government’s review of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger is going? Today we got an update on the situation. U.S. antitrust officials are in the “early stages” of reviewing the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, a source has told Reuters. The regulators haven’t reached a conclusion on how many carriers the U.S. market needs, but the tipster did say that “at least” three carriers are necessary and that reports that officials have decided on … [read full article]

Android 9.0 Pie officially launched by Google

Five months after the first Android P Developer Preview was released, Google has officially unleashed Android 9.0 Pie. Google today released Android 9.0 Pie to Pixel phones. The update is rolling out over the air, so if you’ve got a Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, or Pixel 2 XL, keep an eye out for it. Also of note is that the Essential Phone is now receiving its update to Android Pie, which is a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Essentials is a new rate plan that’s launching August 10th

It’s not often that T-Mobile introduces a whole new rate plan, but today that’s exactly what the carrier has done. T-Mobile Essentials is a new plan that aims to offer just the basics of a smartphone plan. It’s got unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data, as well as some benefits like unlimited 3G mobile hotspot and T-Mobile Tuesdays. Customers also get unlimited talk, text, and 2G data in Mexico and Canada as well unlimited texting … [read full article]