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T-Mobile Tuesdays will include free online course, Shell discount, and more next week

Next week will bring the first T-Mobile Tuesday of 2018, and T-Mo will have a variety of gifts for its customers to celebrate the new year. For the January 2nd edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo subscribers can score a $20 dining credit to Dining Advantage, a site with deals for restaurants, entertainment, shopping, and services. Also available to T-Mobile customers next week is a free online course from Shaw Academy. T-Mobile Tuesdays regular [read full article]

T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force begins receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update

It looks like another T-Mobile device is starting to receive its Oreo treat. Some T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force owners have started receiving an Android 8.0 Oreo update. TmoNews reader Rick as well as users on both T-Mobile’s forums and the XDA Developers forums say that they’ve gotten the update over the air as build OCX27. This update includes Oreo goodies like picture-in-picture as well as the December 1, 2017 Android security patches. T-Mobile hasn’t … [read full article]

Apple explains why it slowed down iPhones with older batteries, says it’ll offer discounted battery replacements

Apple found itself in a bit of a controversy last week, when some reports about it slowing down iPhones with older batteries came out. The company confirmed that was doing so at that time, and today it shed a bit more light on the situation. Apple today posted a message to further explain why it slowed down iPhones with older batteries and what it plans to do in the future. With the update to iOS … [read full article]

John Legere lays out predictions for 2018, including continued focus on 5G and customers

The year 2018 is upon us, and much like he did last year, T-Mobile CEO John Legere has laid out his predictions for what he expects to see from the new year. Following Comcast’s entry into the mobile space in 2017 thanks to an MVNO deal with Verizon, Legere predicts that more than one major player will enter the wireless industry in 2018. One company that the T-Mo CEO expects to see in mobile … [read full article]

Today’s T-Mobile Tuesday offering free Redbox rental and gift card prizes

For T-Mobile Tuesdays this week, T-Mo decided to keep the gifts a secret until Tuesday rolled around. Now that the day is here, though, the gifts and prizes have been revealed. The December 26th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays includes a free sausage biscuit from Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, a free one-night Redbox rental, and 20 free photo prints and free shipping from Snapfish. Also coming to T-Mo customers are discounts for a … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G Pad X 8.0 update brings December 2017 security patches

Another T-Mobile device is now receiving the latest Android security patches. The LG G Pad X 8.0 on T-Mo is getting a new update that includes the December 1, 2017 security patches. The update also brings “minor software stability and bug fixes,” according to T-Mobile. The update is version V52120l and is 95.3MB. TmoNews reader Casey recently received it on their LG G Pad X 8.0, so if you’ve got this LG-made tablet, you should … [read full article]

Neville Ray recaps T-Mobile’s 2017 network accomplishments in new video

In the final days of 2016, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray shared an end-of-year network update that touched on many of the things that T-Mo accomplished through the year. Ray did the same thing this week for 2017, but this time he gave his recap in video form. One of the topics Ray touched on in his 2017 end-of-year recap is 600MHz. He says that T-Mobile has hundreds of 600MHz cell sites built right now, with … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge today

One day after Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ received software updates, several more Samsung devices are being updated by T-Mobile. T-Mobile says that it’s releasing updates for the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge today. The Galaxy Note 8 is getting the December 2017 Android security patches alongside a video conferencing update, a DIGITS update, and other improvements. The update is version N950USQU2BQLA and is 315.85MB. The Galaxy S8 … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushing security updates to Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Less than two weeks after T-Mobile pushed the November 2017 security patches to its Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, T-Mo says that it’s got another update for the two Android flagships. T-Mobile is now pushing the December 2017 Android security patches to its Galaxy S8 and S8+. According to the support pages for both phones, the S8 is getting version G950USQS2BQL1 and the S8+ is getting version G955USQS2BQL1. The Galaxy S8’s update is listed … [read full article]

T-Mobile bringing back iPhone BOGO, $300 off iPhone X deals

T-Mobile kicked off a Buy One, Get One deal on Apple, Samsung, and LG smartphones last month, but the Apple phones were only part of the deal for a little more than a week. If you missed out on that offer, you’re going to get a second chance. From December 21st through December 24th, T-Mobile will bring back two of its previous iPhone offers. You’ll be able to buy an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares claymation holiday video with John Legere and the ‘abominable carriers’

T-Mobile loves to celebrate the holidays and take shots at the competition, and it’s done both in a new video for the holidays. A new “Happy #Uncarrier Claymation Holidays” video has been posted by T-Mobile. The clip stars a reindeer, an elf, a snowman, and John Legere, all in claymation style. It tells a story about the “abominable carriers” who “only cared about silver and gold and how to take it from the people of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC U11 Life getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

A month and a half after launching at T-Mobile, the HTC U11 Life is getting a significant update. HTC has announced that an update to Android 8.0 Oreo is now available for the T-Mobile version of the HTC U11 Life. The update should be rolling out over the air now, but you can also manually check for it by going into Settings > About phone > System updates on your device. T-Mobile hasn’t updated [read full article]