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AT&T and Verizon complain to FCC about T-Mobile’s spectrum holdings, T-Mo CEO responds

AT&T and Verizon both recently came out against T-Mobile, asking the FCC to take action to prevent T-Mo’s spectrum portfolio from growing, and today T-Mo has responded. First up, Verizon filed a petition to the FCC asking the agency to reconsider allowing T-Mobile to strike a 600MHz spectrum lease deal with Columbia Capital. Verizon argues that with these arrangements, T-Mo will exceed the FCC’s 250MHz screen for low- and mid-band spectrum in certain markets, including … [read full article]

Google Pixel 5 leak reveals design and specs

Next week Google is hosting an event to introduce new Pixel phones, but a new leak has revealed most of the details of the new Pixel flagship early. The Google Pixel 5 has leaked out today, including images that show off the design of the device and specs that let us know what’s inside. The renders show a device that’s similar to the Pixel 4a that launched recently, including the hole-punch display, but the bezels around … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free Microsoft 365 with Magenta for Business plans

T-Mobile today launched new Magenta rate plans aimed at small businesses, and they include access to Microsoft 365 along with its apps and services. The new Magenta for Business and Magenta Plus for Business plans both include Microsoft 365 on Us. The regular Magenta for Business plan includes one license for Microsoft 365 Business Basic if you’ve got one line or two licenses if you’ve got more than two lines. Stepping up to Magenta Plus for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays offering a free Whopper or Impossible Whopper tomorrow

Tomorrow’s edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays┬áincludes the return of the free Whopper deal, but this time you get your choice of the regular or Impossible version. Tomorrow, September 22, T-Mobile and Sprint customers can get a free Whopper or Impossible Whopper from Burger King. You will need to spend $1 or more to get the free burger, and T-Mo says that this deal is now valid in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands. … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Galaxy A71 5G getting new update that adds standalone 5G support

A couple of days after T-Mobile updated its Galaxy Note 10+ 5G to support standalone 5G, another Samsung phone has begun receiving the same feature. The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G is now getting an update that includes standalone 5G support. In addition to enabling SA 5G connectivity, this update brings improved camera performance and the September 1, 2020 security patches to the A71 5G. T-Mobile hasn’t yet updated its Galaxy A71 5G support page with … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off free voice line deal

A few months back, T-Mobile offered a deal that’d get you a free voice line. The offer wasn’t available for long, but if you missed it then, you’re getting another chance now. T-Mobile today kicked off a promotion that offers a free voice line to both new and existing customers. T-Mobile has confirmed the details to TmoNews, explaining that new customers can activate three voice lines on an Essentials, Magenta, Magenta Plus, or Business Unlimited plan … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with AT&T and Verizon to launch ZenKey mobile authentication service

Usually when we’re talking about T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon in the same sentence, it’s because T-Mo is poking fun at its rival US carriers. This time, though, the three companies are working together on a joint venture. T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon have rolled out a new mobile security solution for consumers. Called ZenKey, it’s meant to make it easier for you to log in to apps and websites, letting you just tap a button rather than having … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out Samsung smartphone deal for Connecting Heroes program

T-Mobile is amping up its Connecting Heroes program with a new deal on Samsung devices. Starting this week, first responder agencies participating in Connecting Heroes can get up to 25% off Samsung smartphones for a limited time. This discount will be applied through 24 monthly bill credits. The Samsung phones that are eligible for this discount include the Galaxy Note 20 5G and Note 20 Ultra 5G; the Galaxy S20 5G, S20+ 5G, and S20 … [read full article]

T-Mobile reveals Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G price, begins taking orders for Tab S7 and S7+ 5G

If you’ve been waiting for T-Mobile’s pricing info for the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G, today’s your day. T-Mobile today revealed that the Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G will cost $599.99 down and $58.34 per month for 24 months on an Equipment Installment Plan. It’ll also be available for $1,999.99 full retail price. The Z Fold 2 5G will be available online and in stores tomorrow, September 18. Samsung’s new flagship foldable may not be … [read full article]

Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, and iPad 8th Gen now available to order from T-Mobile

T-Mobile confirmed earlier this week that it would carry the new Apple Watch and iPad models, but it didn’t say much else about its plans at that time. Well now they’re all available. T-Mobile is now taking orders for the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, and iPad 8th Gen. All three devices are expected to ship within a week if you order now, with the Apple Watch Series 6 and iPad set to … [read full article]

T-Mobile reminding some customers to use newer SIM card to access standalone 5G

Did you get a text message from T-Mobile telling you that you should swap your SIM card to get the best 5G experience? If so, you’re not alone. T-Mobile is sending texts to some customers this week to remind them that it’s a good idea to upgrade to the new SIM card that’s included when they buy a new device. The text includes a link to this web page explaining why you might need … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 updates

Nearly three months after they were first announced, the iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 updates are now available to everyone. iPhone and iPad owners can get their device’s new update by launching their Settings app and tapping on “General” followed by “Software Update”. If you’ve got an Apple Watch, you can upgrade it by selecting the Watch app on your iPhone, tapping “General”, then selecting “Software Update”. Each of these new updates brings … [read full article]