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T-Mobile Announces “Unprecedented Deal” This Summer With Zero Dollars Down For All Devices

Hello back-to-school special offer from T-Mobile as the company announces an “unparalleled promotion” this summer as it drops the down payment price on its entire lineup of devices in stores nationwide to zero down. This promotion allows both new and existing well-qualified customers to get the latest 4G LTE smartphones, tablets, mobile hotspots and feature phones at the upfront price of $0 down with monthly device payments. Still, there’s a bit of a catch … [read full article]

LG G2 Passes Through The FCC, T-Mobile HSPA+ And LTE In Tow

Anytime a device passes through the FCC halls T-Mobile compatible HSPA+ and LTE bands, we’ll always get a little hopeful and it’s happening once again with the passage of the LG G2. While the device is set to be officially unveiled by LG in New York on August 7th, the device hit the FCC yesterday complete with AT&T and T-Mobile compatible LTE, HSPA+ frequencies. I’d like to think that means a multi-carrier … [read full article]

T-Mobile Boosts MetroPCS Coverage With 15 Additional Markets, New Plan And Smartphones

  T-Mobile is making good on its promise to expand MetroPCS coverage with the launch of 15 additional markets less than three months after finalizing their merger. MetroPCS will introduce two new smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 521 and LG Optimus F3 in the new cities along with six additional models and the company’s bring your own device option. Wait, that’s not all as MetroPCS also introduces a “$40, period” rate plan that includes … [read full article]

T-Mobile Branded LG Optimus F3 Press Shots Leak On Twitter

It’s been almost two months since we last heard anything about the upcoming LG Optimus F3 for T-Mobile. Well, @evleaks is back with some unofficial press shots providing us with another look at the hardware and LG customized software. A quick rewind to June 2nd shows a T-Mobile branded “F6 NewCo” being tested in the wild, but we knew better than to call it the F6. There’s still no word … [read full article]

He’s At It Again: T-Mobile CEO John Legere Tweets Simple Choice Is Bringing Over AT&T Customers

  At this point, if you’re on Twitter, a fan of T-Mobile and by extension TmoNews and not following T-Mobile’s CEO then stop whatever you are doing and go find @john_legere. The man just loves stirring up trouble as a new tweet hints that AT&T switchers are up “3-fold” since the launch of the company’s Simple Choice and Uncarrier … [read full article]

Google Announces Android 4.3, New Nexus 7 Compatible with T-Mobile LTE

  Google is holding a quiet “breakfast” this morning for some folks on the west coast and made a few notable announcements, including the release of Android 4.3 and a new Nexus 7. First things first as the company announced some notable sales figures as they surpassed over 50 billion apps downloaded through the Play Store. Revenues have increased more 2.5x per user with more than 1 million apps now filling the Play Store halls. … [read full article]

Xzibit Is Back And He Wants To JUMP! Your Phone

Oh yes, Xzibit is back and while I resist ALL my desires to insert a “Pimp your Ride” joke, he’s one of a half-dozen or so new videos T-Mobile has released promoting JUMP! and #hate2wait. Other videos include Olympia Sanya Richards Ross, Sean Rash, Joe Johnson, Rich Malambri, Ike Taylor and Julissa Bermudez. In all honesty, I’d love to see T-Mobile bring a stronger name to bear with this campaign, or at least one that won’t … [read full article]

HTC Issues Camera Fix For One Update That Removed HDR Functionality

The recent HTC One software update was been welcomed with open arms in thanks to its LTE connectivity fixes and overall improved performance. Unfortunately, the welcomed fixes brought about one negative change with the accidental removal of the HDR functionality from the camera app. Have no fear however as HTC worked fast and managed to push out a fix that’s now available Settings > About > Software Updates > Check now. Ultimately, this shouldn’t … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Taunts The Competition With LTE Speed Tests

The Twitter account of T-Mobile CEO John Legere (@john_legere) is handily one of the most entertaining I have ever seen in the technology industry, especially from a CEO. It goes without saying that Legere is going to say nice things about his company and some  and some not-so-nice things about his competition. However, Legere takes it another level with almost every tweet and that level is “awesome.” Now, … [read full article]

9to5Google Says T-Mobile “Not Yet On Board” With Moto X Release

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The boys from 9to5Google are reporting that according to their inside source, only Sprint, Verizon and AT&T are definitively signed on to carry the Moto X. The report itself contradicts a WSJ source that stated all four national carriers will carry Motorola and Google’s first collaborative smartphone. The site speculates that because T-Mobile already carries the Nexus 4, it has yet to complete a deal with Motorola. At this point it … [read full article]