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T-Mobile pushing LG G8 ThinQ update

T-Mobile is now pushing out another update for the LG G8 ThinQ. The T-Mobile LG G8 is being updated to version G820TM10p. The update comes in at 481.4MB and includes the October 1, 2019 Android security patches. T-Mo hasn’t posted a changelog for the update yet, so it’s not clear what else might be included. This update is now rolling out over the air, and TmoNews reader Ronald confirmed that they got the update on … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G8 ThinQ now getting security update

The LG G8 ThinQ is starting the week with a new software update. T-Mobile is now sending an update to the LG G8 that bumps it to version G820TM10o. The update is 218.2MB and includes the September 1, 2019 security patches, which is a big upgrade from the July 1, 2019 security patch level that the G8 was on before this update. TmoNews reader Ronald received this update over the air last night, so if … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering Back to School deals on iPhone, Apple Watch, LG phones, and more

As expected, T-Mobile today unleashed a new Buy One, Get One deal on the iPhone, and there are some deals on other devices available as well. T-Mobile customers can buy an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus and get $750 off a second iPhone via bill credits. That’s enough to get you an iPhone XR, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus for free. To get this deal, you’ll need … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating LG G8 ThinQ with July security patches

It’s the LG G8 ThinQ’s turn to get a security update. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its LG G8 that includes the July 1, 2019 Android security patches. That’s up from the June 2019 security patches that the LG G8 is currently on. Neither T-Mo nor LG appear to have posted a changelog for this 471.8MB update yet, so it’s unclear what other changes may be packed in there. If you’d like to … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG G8 ThinQ now receiving a security update

We’ve seen several Samsung phones get security updates from T-Mobile over the past week, and now it’s time for an LG device to get in on the action. The LG G8 ThinQ is now getting an update from T-Mobile. The 189.2MB update brings the June 2019 Android security patches to the T-Mobile flavor of the LG G8.┬áThe update now rolling out over the air, so if your G8 hasn’t updated yet, you can hop … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with Comcast to fight robocalls across networks

T-Mobile continues to combat robocalls today by rolling out cross-network robocalling protection for the first time. T-Mobile and Comcast have┬áteamed up to verify calls made between their networks. The feature is now live for T-Mobile customers and will launch to Comcast Xfinity Voice home phone customers later this year. This feature uses the STIR and SHAKEN standards to verify that incoming calls are actually from who they say they are. STIR and SHAKEN digitally validate … [read full article]

LG G8 ThinQ arriving ahead of launch date for some T-Mobile customers

The LG G8 ThinQ doesn’t officially launch in T-Mobile stores for another couple of days, but some T-Mo customers already have the G8 in their hands. TmoNews reader Bill received his LG G8 ThinQ from T-Mobile yesterday. It arrived overnight and so far, he says he’s impressed with the device, adding that the Crystal Sound OLED feature that uses the screen as a speaker sounds nice. T-Mobile is selling the LG G8 ThinQ for $619.99, … [read full article]

LG G8 ThinQ launching at T-Mobile on April 12th, will be priced at $200 off MSRP

The LG G8 ThinQ was announced around one month ago, but at the time, there wasn’t any launch or pricing information available for the new flagship. Now we’ve got those details for you. T-Mobile will launch the LG G8 ThinQ in stores on April 12th, but you’ll be able to pre-order one starting April 5th at 5:00 am PT. It’ll be available in Aurora Black and Carmine Red color options. T-Mo’s pricing for the LG … [read full article]

T-Mobile expanding Caller Verified to more phones, touts 10 billion scam calls identified

At the start of the year, T-Mobile rolled out a new feature dubbed Caller Verified that used the STIR and SHAKEN standards to fight scam calls. That feature rolled out to the Galaxy Note 9 at first, and now it’s coming to several more devices. T-Mobile says that its Caller Verified feature is available on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ starting today. It’s expanding to even more devices soon, including the Galaxy S10, S10+, … [read full article]

LG G8 ThinQ announced with Hand ID palm unlock feature, coming soon to T-Mobile

The LG G8 ThinQ is now official as the latest entry in LG’s G series of Android flagships. One of the highlight features of the LG G8 ThinQ is its Z Camera, which uses Time-of-Flight to enable some unique functions. One of these is Hand ID, which identifies you by recognizing the shape, thickness, and other individual characteristics of the veins in the palm of your hand. You can then use your palm to unlocked the … [read full article]