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T-Mobile-Sprint merger scrutinized during House hearing

Today T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure testified in front of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, but they weren’t the only ones testifying. The panel also included Chris Shelton, President of the Communications Workers of America, who opposed the merger and said that it would lead to higher prices for consumers and 30,000 fewer jobs. He called out T-Mobile’s acquisition of iWireless, saying that T-Mo closed all iWireless call … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will include $2 Dunkin’ card, free Redbox rental, and more

Next week will bring with it another Tuesday, and that means more deals for T-Mobile customers. On Tuesday, February 19th, T-Mobile customers can get a $2 card for Dunkin’, a free one-night disc rental from Redbox, and $20 to the Overwatch League Shop with a $20 minimum purchase. And just like in the past couple of weeks, T-Mo customers can also get a free taco from Taco Bell and $0.10 off … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ now receiving Android Pie update

Yesterday was a bit of a rollercoster for Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners on T-Mobile, as it looked like the Android Pie had been released, but then T-Mo said that the update was on hold. Now it looks like the rollout has actually begun. Several users on Reddit and T-Mobile’s support forums are now getting Android Pie on their T-Mo Galaxy S9 and S9+ models. The updates appear to be the … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint execs will talk up 5G, Huawei, and more in merger hearing

T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint chairman Marcelo Claure will both testify in front of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology tomorrow. Before they do, though, the text of their testimonies has been posted online. In his testimony, Legere claims that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger “ensures that America secures 5G leadership today and in the future.” Legere and Claure say that T-Mobile and Sprint’s spectrum portfolios compliment each other, with T-Mo posessing long range … [read full article]

LG G8 ThinQ leak shows a notch, dual rear cameras, and a fingerprint reader

LG’s G series is among the most established line of flagships in mobile, and today we’re getting an early peek at the next iteration. The LG G8 ThinQ has been revealed in a set of official-looking renders shared by Evan Blass. The device doesn’t look too far off from the LG G7 ThinQ, packing a notch, dual rear camera setup, and rear fingerprint reader like the G7. One small change is that the dual rear … [read full article]

Several Democratic senators urge FCC and DoJ to reject T-Mobile-Sprint merger

The opposition to the T-Mobile-Sprint merger grew today as several U.S. Senators sent letters to the FCC and Department of Justice to oppose the deal. A group of U.S. Senators led by Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) today announced that they’ve signed letters to both the FCC and DoJ to explain their opposition to the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. The group includes Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Tom Udall (D-NM), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Elizabeth … [read full article]

T-Mo says last week’s T-Mobile Tuesday was the biggest one yet, announces Ariana Grande partnership

It looks like the addition of free tacos from Taco Bell helped make last week’s T-Mobile Tuesday a big one. T-Mobile says that last Tuesday was the biggest one in T-Mobile Tuesdays history. The T-Mobile Tuesdays app hit the number one spot in the Lifestyle categories of the App Store and Play Store, and T-Mo customers redeemed more deals than any previous Tuesday, beating the old record by nearly one million offers claimed. Taco … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces National Break Up with Your Carrier Day, launching new deal and expanding #GetOutoftheRed

February 14 is well-known as Valentine’s Day, but now T-Mobile is making February 13 a holiday, too. T-Mobile is teaming up with National Day Calendar to make February 13 into National Break Up with Your Carrier Day. As part of the holiday, T-Mobile is rolling out a new deal that offers two lines of T-Mobile Essentials and two phones for $100 per month. With this deal, customers who switch to T-Mobile can get two lines … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ getting Android 9.0 Pie update with RCS Universal Profile 1.0

T-Mobile is starting the week off in a big way. T-Mo has confirmed that it’s now updating the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ to Android 9.0 Pie. The S9 is getting update version G960USQU3CSAB which comes in at 1964.25MB, while the Galaxy S9+ is receiving update version G965USQU3CSAB which is 1988.79MB. The update to Android 9.0 Pie brings with it Samsung’s One UI. This updated user interface aims to make navigating the … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10e leaks continue as high-quality images surface

Had enough of the Samsung Galaxy S10? Hopefully not, because the upcoming flagship has leaked again, and it’s brought a sibling with it. New high-res renders of the Samsung Galaxy S10 (shown above) and S10e (shown below) have leaked courtesy of Evan Blass, giving us our clearest look yet at the unannounced handsets. As we’ve seen in previous leaks, the Galaxy S10 is packing a curved edge screen with slim bezels, a chin, and … [read full article]

T-Mobile-Sprint merger gets approval from New York Public Service Commission

The T-Mobile-Sprint merger has earned another stamp of approval. The New York Public Service Commission this week said that it approves of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, saying that the deal is in the public interest. “In evaluating the public interest relevant to this transaction, the Commission finds that, on balance, after evaluating the comments received and the risks associated with the proposed transaction the transaction will advance public interest and is approved, but … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 now receiving software update

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 owners, you’ve got a new update coming your way. T-Mobile is now updating its Galaxy Note 8 to version N950USQS5CRL1. Coming in at 181.52MB, the update brings with it the January 1, 2019 Android security patches. T-Mo hasn’t yet updated its Galaxy Note 8 support page with info on this particular update, so it’s unclear what other changes, if any, might be included. The update is now rolling out over the … [read full article]