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T-Mobile customers get free unlimited high-speed data and calls in South Korea for the Olympics

The Winter Olympics are just a couple of weeks away, and if you’re lucky enough to be going to see them in person, T-Mobile is going to help you stay connected. From February 7 through March 20, T-Mobile customers will have unlimited high-speed data in South Korea. Calling and texting will be available, too, with unlimited calls from within South Korea back to the US and free texting. T-Mobile’s offer of free data, calling, and texting … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S9 launch event happening February 25

After appearing in some leaks and making a stop at the FCC, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is ready for its time in the spotlight. Samsung will announce the Galaxy S9 on February 25. The company just posted a teaser video to its official Samsung Mobile account on Twitter that shows a number 9 with the words “The Camera. Reimagined.” We’re then told that a Galaxy Unpacked event is happening February 25. From 02.25.2018. [read full article]

Apple previews iOS 11.3, which will bring features like battery health info, new Animoji, and ARKit 1.5

Now that iOS 11.2.5 is out, Apple is placing a focus on iOS 11.3, and today the company gave a preview of the features that’ll be included in this new update. iOS 11.3 will bring with it new features in response to the recent news that Apple slowed performance on older iPhones with aging batteries. Specifically, the update will show battery health and recommend if the battery needs to be services. iOS will also … [read full article]

MetroPCS deal offers 4 lines of unlimited LTE data for $100

MetroPCS has some¬†deals to tempt people to switch. MetroPCS is now offering four lines on an unlimited LTE plan for $100 per month. In order to get this deal, you’ll need to visit a MetroPCS store and port in at least one phone number from another carrier. This line must remain active or all lines on the account will lose the promo price. With this deal, you can get four lines for $100 per month … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 11.2.5 and watchOS 4.2.2 updates

iPhone and iPad users, it’s time to update. iOS 11.2.5 is now available for the iPhone and iPad. One feature of this update is a fix for a bug called chaiOS. The bug involved a link to a webpage with hundreds of thousands of characters in its metadata which, when sent using Messages, would generate a link preview that could freeze the Messages app and possibly crash the iPhone. Also included in iOS 11.2.5 is support … [read full article]

T-Mobile completes Layer3 TV acquisition

A little more than a month after T-Mobile announced its plans to get into the TV business, it’s made progress toward that goal. T-Mobile says that it has completed its acquisition of Layer3 TV. Nearly 200 Layer3 TV employees will be joining T-Mobile, including several executives. Layer3 CEO Jeff Binder will become an Executive Vice President and member of the Senior Leadership Team in addition to leading T-Mobile’s TV team. The existing Layer3 TV product … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins five of six awards in latest OpenSignal U.S. network report

As promised, OpenSignal’s latest report on U.S. mobile networks is in, and T-Mobile nearly won every award. OpenSignal today shared its State of Mobile Networks: USA report, which examined the networks of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon from October 1, 2017 through December 30, 2017. During this period, OpenSignal looked at 5.9 billion tests taken on 237,213 mobile devices across the U.S. These tests showed that T-Mobile finishing with the fastest average 4G LTE download … [read full article]

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S8 Active and LG G6 receiving security updates

T-Mobile is now sending security updates to two flagship Android smartphones. First up, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is now receiving a 99.38MB update to version G892USQS1ARA1. The update changelog only says “The security of your device has been improved”, and after updating, the About Phone screen shows that the GS8 Active is now on the January 1, 2018 Android security patch level. T-Mobile’s support page says that this Galaxy S8 Active update also includes various bug … [read full article]

T-Mobile and MetroPCS top J.D. Power’s latest wireless customer care rankings

One day after OpenSignal said that T-Mobile had the fastest¬†average LTE download speeds of major U.S. carriers, T-Mo has won another award. J.D. Power says that T-Mobile offers the best wireless customer care in its first 2018 studies. T-Mo finished with 828 points out of 1,000 while Verizon came in second with 822 points and AT&T came in third with 811 points. Sprint finished with 755 points out of 1,000. MetroPCS performed similarly well in … [read full article]

New report says T-Mobile had fastest average LTE speeds in the U.S. at the end of 2017

Today OpenSignal gave us an update on how AT&T and Verizon’s networks have been faring one year after launching unlimited data plans, and there’s some T-Mobile news sprinkled in there, too. OpenSignal reports that while AT&T and Verizon saw their LTE download speeds decrease in the months after launching unlimited plans, those speeds began to stabilize near the end of 2017. Verizon’s speeds even began to creep back up. However, AT&T and Verizon’s LTE download speeds … [read full article]

Future T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer $4 movie tickets to Maze Runner, Deadpool 2, and other movies

Turns out that yesterday’s Maze Runner prize was the start of a new partnership between T-Mobile and Twentieth Century Fox. T-Mobile customers will be able to buy $4 movie tickets to five upcoming Twentieth Century Fox films for T-Mobile Tuesdays. The deals will start on January 23rd, when T-Mo customers can claim a $4 ticket to see Maze Runner: The Death Cure. The movie opens on January 26th and the offer must be redeemed … [read full article]

T-Mobile details network upgrades in Minneapolis ahead of Super Bowl LII

Much like it did in Houston before last year’s Super Bowl, T-Mobile has rolled out network upgrades in Minneapolis before this year’s big game. T-Mobile touts that it’s been spending the last two years expanding coverage and increasing its LTE capacity by up to 35x in the Twin Cities. Network capacity grew by 7x in downtown Minneapolis and MSP airport, 8x in downtown St. Paul and the Mall of America, and 35x at the downtown … [read full article]