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Google Pixel 4 appears in renders with large camera housing, no rear fingerprint reader

Now that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a are available from T-Mobile, we may see Google’s future flagship phones appear on T-Mo’s shelves at launch. And today we’re getting what may be the first credible Pixel 4 images. Renders that claim to show the Google Pixel 4 have surfaced. One thing to keep in mind while viewing these renders is that they’re not official images from Google. They’re renders based on early prototype schematics, say [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer $25 summer concert tickets starting this week

After offering discounted concert tickets to T-Mobile customers a couple times in the past, T-Mobile is bringing back the deal again this summer. Starting tomorrow, June 11th, T-Mobile customers can get access to $25 tickets to hundreds of amphitheater concerts through Live Nation. The deal will be offered in T-Mobile Tuesdays every other week through September 2nd, and customers can get four $25 tickets with each code. The $25 ticket price includes taxes and … [read full article]

FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel says she’s ‘uncomfortable’ with review of T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Last month we saw FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr come out in support of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger following the announcement of commitments from the two carriers. FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel didn’t feel the same way about the deal, saying she had “serious doubts” about it, and this week she touched a bit more on the merger and the support its gotten from her fellow FCC Commissioners. During a press conference after … [read full article]

FCC says carriers can block robocalls by default

A new FCC ruling could help to reduce the number of robocalls you get every day. Today the FCC voted to affirm that carriers can block robocalls by default. While T-Mobile and other carriers already offer robocall blocking services, today’s ruling means that carriers are able to block unwanted robocalls by default using reasonable call analytics, so long as customers are informed and able to opt-out of the blocking. The ruling also states that carriers … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms hundreds of recent mid-band LTE upgrades

One week after announcing new low-band LTE upgrades, T-Mobile has announced some mid-band LTE upgrades as well. According to T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray, hundreds of T-Mo cell sites have been upgraded with additional mid-band LTE capacity in the last two weeks. These upgrades include AWS and PCS spectrum. These latest upgrades have been sprinkled throughout the U.S., including in places like Los Angeles, CA; Detroit, MI; Tampa, FL; Brooklyn, NY; Roswell, NM; and Minden, … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers can get a free T-Mo-branded phone wallet next Tuesday

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will bring with it another piece of T-Mo swag. On Tuesday, June 11th, T-Mobile customers can get a free T-Mo-branded phone wallet. It looks to be a wallet that sticks to the back of your phone, and if that’s the case, you should be able to use it no matter which phone is your daily driver. Also coming next Tuesday is a $10 credit for Vistaprint, which offers printing for things … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers are the most satisfied among top U.S. carriers, report says

A new report says that T-Mobile customers are the most satisfied among all of the top four U.S. carriers’ subscribers. T-Mobile finished with a customer satisfaction score of 76 out of 100 in the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) Wireless Service and Cellular Telephone Report 2018-2019. U.S. Cellular and Verizon weren’t far behind, each with a score of 74, while AT&T earned a score of 73 and Sprint rounded things out with a score of … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new International Pass add-ons for data and calling this week

Lots of folks like to take vacations and travel during the summer, and so with the summer months fast approaching, T-Mobile is updating its selection of International Pass plan add-ons. Starting tomorrow, June 5th, T-Mobile customers can choose from three International Passes when they’re traveling abroad. Each one includes unlimited calling and a high-speed data allotment in more than 210 countries and destinations. The add-ons are: 15GB International Pass includes 15GB of high-speed data to … [read full article]

Hawaii PUC gives T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger the green light

Another state public utilities commission hasĀ approved T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. Hawaii’s PUC recently announced that it has approved of the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger, subject to conditions. Those include offering every W-2 retail employee of T-Mobile and Sprint a job with the New T-Mobile. On the third anniversary of the merger’s closing, the New T-Mobile must file a report with the Hawaii PUC on the total of W-2 employees, and if the number has … [read full article]

T-Mobile emerges as big spender in FCC 24GHz and 28GHz spectrum auctions

The FCC today announced the results of its 24GHz and 28GHz spectrum auctions, and T-Mobile was among the big spenders. When it comes to the 28GHz auction, T-Mobile bought 865 licenses in 864 markets for total of $39,288,450. The 24GHz auction saw T-Mobile score 1,346 licenses and 400 partial economic areas (PEAs) for a total of $803,212,025. Another notable player in this auction was AT&T, who dropped a cool $982,468,996 on 831 licenses for 24GHz spectrum. … [read full article]

Apple introduces iOS 13, iPadOS, and watchOS 6 updates

Today is a big day for Apple fans, because the company kicked off its WWDC 2019 coference with announcements of several major software updates. First up is iOS 13. With it comes a focus on performance improvements, with 30 percent faster Face Unlock as well as 50 percent smaller app downloads and 60 percent smaller update downloads, which will lead to apps launching up to twice as fast. The update also brings Dark Mode, which … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 5G network undergoes more speed tests before its official launch

After putting up near-500Mbps speeds in early tests last week, T-Mobile’s 5G network has once again been put to the speed test. T-Mobile hasn’t officially launched its 5G network yet, but PCMag was able to sneak onto it with an unlocked Verizon Galaxy S10 5G in New York City and run several speed tests on it. The tests were run between 42nd and 46th Streets on 3rd Avenue in Manhattan ranging from 111 … [read full article]