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T-Mobile and Sprint reportedly in merger talks once again

Last November, T-Mobile and Sprint confirmed that they’d ended their oft-rumored merger negotiations, and we thought that that’d be the end of that. It turns out that the two companies still want to get together, though. T-Mobile and Sprint have restarted merger talks, according to sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal. Details on the negotiatons are light, as the sources say that T-Mo and Sprint are in preliminary talks. It’s possible that they could … [read full article]

LG G7 ThinQ has been confirmed as LG’s next premium smartphone

It’s official: The LG G7 ThinQ is coming. LG has confirmed that its next major smartphone will be named the LG G7 ThinQ. In an announcement on its Korean blog, LG explains that this will be the first G series device to carry the ThinQ brand. No spec details or images of the LG G7 ThinQ have been shared by LG, but the company does confirm that the phone will include AI features and that … [read full article]

LG G7 ThinQ shows its display notch and dual rear cameras in new image leak

Days after a leak claimed to show off an LG G7 ThinQ in a case, new images have surfaced that may give us a clear look at the upcoming Android flagship. New renders of the LG G7 ThinQ have been shared by Android Headlines, who claim that the images are official. They show a phone with slim bezels and a notch at the top of the screen, while the back of the phone is home … [read full article]

Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus revealed, will be available at T-Mobile

Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are getting a splash of color. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will both be available in a new red color option this week. They’ll be available online from Apple begining tomorrow, April 10, and T-Mobile will begin taking pre-orders on April 11. Both phones will be available in stores starting April 13. T-Mobile’s pricing for the red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V30’s Oreo update expected to begin rolling out in around two weeks

With Android Oreo updates to phones like the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, and Galaxy S8 Active, owners of other Android devices may be wondering when they’ll get a taste of Oreo. This week we got a bit more info on the LG V30’s update. The T-Mobile LG V30 was supposted to get Android Oreo this week, says T-Mo product guy Des Smith, but the update got delayed because an issue was discovered. LG … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to more than 250 additional cell sites

Two weeks after T-Mobile rolled out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to hundreds of cell sites, T-Mo has confirmed that even more upgrades have been made. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today announced that hundreds of sites have been upgraded with mid-band capacity in the last week weeks. T-Mo has confirmed to me that these are PCS and AWS upgrades. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and [read full article]

T-Mobile US does not store customer passwords in plain text

This week, T-Mobile Austria admitted that it stores part of customer passwords in plain text. “The customer service agents see the first four characters of your password. We store the whole password, because you need it for the login for mein.t-mobile.at”, a T-Mo Austria rep explained. Many T-Mobile US customers are wondering if their carrier does the same thing, but T-Mo says that it does not. T-Mobile US tells me that it does not store passwords … [read full article]

LG G7 ThinQ images and spec details leak out

The LG G7 is rumored to be launching as soon as May, but as is usually the case with flagship smartphones, details on the G7 are already leaking out. Photos and spec details of the LG G7 have made their way online today. Shared by TechRadar, the images show a phone with “LG G7 ThinQ” branding on its boot screen. LG started using the ThinQ brand earlier this year with its LG V30S ThinQ, which … [read full article]

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts will include a discounted movie ticket and free coffee

After giving you a free home movie rental with Redbox¬†this week, T-Mobile is changing things up for next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday by giving you a discounted ticket to go to the theater. For the April 10 edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a $5 movie ticket through Atom Tickets. Also coming next Tuesday is a free tall coffee from the Barnes & Noble Cafe and 25 percent off JBL products. … [read full article]

T-Mobile has fastest LTE speeds in latest Ookla report

T-Mobile has performed¬†well in Ookla’s recent speed test reports, and that trend continues again today. T-Mobile has come out on top in Ookla’s speed test report for Q1 2018, marking the 17th straight quarter that Ookla has named T-Mo’s 4G LTE network the fastest in the U.S. For Q1 2018, T-Mobile put up an average LTE download speed of 32.1Mbps and an average LTE upload speed of 12.0Mbps. Neville Ray, T-Mobile’s CTO, says that … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8 Active now being updated to Android Oreo

As expected, T-Mobile has begun updating its Galaxy Note 8 to Android Oreo. But that’s not the only Samsung device that T-Mo is currently updating. Several T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 owners began receiving their Android Oreo update overnight. The update is version N950USQU3CRC2 and is 1330.84MB in size. Included in this update are Oreo features like picture-in-picture, autofill, and notification dots and Samsung-specific improvements, too. The update also brings the March 1, 2018 Android security … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 Android Oreo update approved, will begin rolling out April 1

This week, the AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon versions of the Galaxy Note 8 all began receiving their Android 8.0 Oreo update. T-Mobile Note 8 owners are probably wondering where their Oreo update is, and now we’ve got some more info on it. The Android Oreo update for T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 8 has been approved and should begin hitting devices as soon as Sunday night (April 1). That’s according to T-Mobile product guy Des Smith. THIS JUST … [read full article]