Tag Archives: Android

T-Mobile launches BOGO deals on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, LG G6 and V20

T-Mobile is known for celebrating Father’s Day by rolling out deals, and this year is no different. Today T-Mobile announced two limited time Buy One, Get One deals. First up, customers can buy a Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ and get a second S8 or S8+ for free after rebate. You can also choose to buy an LG G6 or LG V20 and get a second G6 or V20 for free … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge receiving May security update, Tab S2 getting Nougat

We’ve seen several different Samsung devices get software updates from T-Mobile in the past week, and now we know that a few more devices are getting updated. T-Mobile is updating its versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. These updates bump the phones up to the May 1, 2017 Android security patch level, which is a welcome update since the last update the phones got left them on the March … [read full article]

Coolpad Defiant launching at T-Mobile on June 16th, coming to MetroPCS this summer

We’ve seen a few Coolpad devices on T-Mobile to date, and soon there’ll be another phone with Coolpad branding on T-Mo’s shelves. The Coolpad Defiant is coming soon to both T-Mobile and MetroPCS. Specifically, it’s launching at T-Mobile on June 16, with a MetroPCS release happening this summer. There are no pricing details available quite yet, but given the Defiant’s entry-level spec list, it should be fairly affordable. So what are those specs? Coolpad’s Defiant … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ update rolling out with improvements to Bixby, SD card stability

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, a new update is now coming your way. T-Mobile is now pushing a software update to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The update is said to include improved SD card stability and an update to Bixby. Once the update is installed, the phones will be on the May 1, 2017 security patch level. If you’ve got a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, you should see this update on … [read full article]

OnePlus 5 official reveal happening June 20th

OnePlus is nearly ready to reveal its newest flagship Android smartphone. The OnePlus 5 will be announced on June 20th, OnePlus confirmed today. The device will be revealed during an online event that’ll kick off at 9:00 am PT/12:00 pm ET. OnePlus is also planning to host pop-up events in a number of cities that’ll give folks the chance to be the first to own the OnePlus 5. One pop-up event will take place at … [read full article]

Essential Phone is a new flagship Android smartphone from Andy Rubin

UPDATE: Here’s T-Mobile’s official statement about the Essential Phone: “We’re excited for Andy Rubin and his team (the device looks amazing), and welcome customers purchasing Essential to bring it to the fastest and most advanced 4G LTE network in the country through our BYOD program. We’ll have more to share closer to general availability in terms of what advanced network features might be available in Essential.”     ORIGINAL: Meet the Essential Phone, the latest Android … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge receiving security updates

It may be a holiday weekend, but that hasn’t stopped T-Mobile from pushing out updates to some of its devices. Owners of both the T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are reporting that they’ve recently received software updates. The Galaxy S7 has been updated to software version G930TUVS4BQE1, while the Galaxy S7 edge has been updated to G935TUVS4BQE1. T-Mobile hasn’t updated its support documents for either phone as of the time that … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 receiving update with security patches and bug fixes

It’s been awhile since the LG V20 has gotten a software update, but that drought is ending this week. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to the LG V20 that bumps it to software version H91810k. TmoNews reader AlwaysSmile got the update on their V20 today, and the phone is now on the May 1, 2017 security patch level. According to T-Mobile’s support page, this LG V20 update also includes an e911 timer fix and … [read full article]

Kyocera DuraForce Pro is a rugged Android smartphone that’s launching at T-Mobile today

If you’re looking for a new Android phone that’s a bit more rugged than the recent glass-covered flagships, then you might want to check out Kyocera’s new device. The Kyocera DuraForce Pro is now available from T-Mobile. Pricing for this rugged Android smartphone is set at $17 down and $17 per month for 24 months, or $425 total. The highlight feature of the DuraForce Pro is its rugged body, which is IP68-rated to resist dust … [read full article]

Samsung Gear 360 (2017) now available from T-Mobile

T-Mobile has sold many different Samsung accessories in the past, including the Gear S3 and Gear VR, and now another Gear device has hit T-Mo’s shelves. The Samsung Gear 360 (2017) is now available from T-Mobile. Pricing is set at $0 down and $9.59 per month for 24 months, or $229.99 total. Also of note is that Samsung is running a promotion that’ll get you a hefty discount on the new Gear 360. … [read full article]