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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]

Microsoft opens dual-screen Surface Duo pre-orders, pricing starts at $1,399.99

Microsoft officially began taking pre-orders for its new dual-screen Surface Duo phone today, and it’s compatible with T-Mobile. You can pre-order the Surface Duo from Microsoft at a starting price of $1,399.99 for the model with 128GB of storage. There’s also a 256GB model available for $1,499.99. The Surface Duo will launch on September 10. The phone is being sold unlocked and it supports 4G LTE on T-Mobile as well as AT&T and Verizon. One thing … [read full article]

Microsoft and T-Mobile test program will provide students with Connected PCs and free 4G LTE

After announcing a partnership with Microsoft on the xCloud game streaming service last year, T-Mobile is once again teaming up with its Washington state neighbors. Microsoft and T-Mobile are coming together on a pilot test to help get students online in rural and underserved parts of the U.S. Starting next month, T-Mo will provide pilot schools in select districts with SIM cards and free 4G LTE plans while they test new Connected PCs. These Connected PCs … [read full article]

T-Mobile teaming up with Microsoft on Project xCloud game streaming preview

T-Mobile and Microsoft are teaming up to help you play console-quality games while on the go. T-Mobile today confirmed that it’s the U.S. technical partner for Microsoft’s Project xCloud preview. This means that during the preview, Project xCloud testers will be able to stream Xbox games on their Android phone or tablet using T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network. The Project xCloud preview will include Xbox games like Gears 5, Halo 5: Guardians, Sea of Thieves, … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL receiving Windows 10 Mobile update to 14393.189

Alcatel Fierce XL owners, another update is coming your way. T-Mobile’s Alcatel Fierce XL is now receiving an update to version 14393.189. TmoNews readers Joe and The_Pasty_Gangsta got the update on his Fierce XL tonight, so if you’ve got a Fierce XL, be sure to keep an eye out for it. You can also check for the update manually by going into Settings > Update & security > Phone update > Check for updates. As … [read full article]

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update rumored to start hitting carrier devices August 16

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL owners have been enjoying steady software updates since the Fierce XL hit T-Mobile earlier this year, and now we may know when their next update will arrive. The Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update is expected to be released to carrier-branded phones like T-Mobile’s Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL on August 16. This is one week later than unlocked W10M phones are expected to get the update, a delay that’s likely a result … [read full article]

Microsoft offer bundles Lumia 550 with preloaded T-Mobile SIM kit for $99

Microsoft is currently running a special on the Lumia 550, and it’s focused on T-Mobile. Microsoft’s online store is offering the Lumia 550 for $99 unlocked, down from the $139 price tag that it originally launched with. When you buy a Lumia 550, Microsoft will throw in a free T-Mobile SIM card. Specifically, you’ll be getting a prepaid 3-in-1 SIM kit with 40 minutes of airtime. The SIM kit will automatically be added to your cart … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile update brings bug fixes, performance improvements

Alcatel Fierce XL owners, another Windows 10 Mobile update is coming your way. T-Mobile’s Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile is now getting the June Cumulative Update, which include several bug fixes and performance improvements. For example, there’s better stability and improved accuracy for the Maps app, and a fix for a bug that caused unexpected battery drain while syncing email using IMAP. Here’s what Microsoft’s full changelog for the update, which brings the Fierce … [read full article]

Microsoft announces Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 devices

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed to me that it’s working on a Windows 10 Mobile update for the Lumia 640.   T-Mobile has offered quite a few Windows Phone 8.1 devices in the past, and anyone that’s still rocking one today is probably wondering when they’ll get an update to Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft’s latest mobile OS. Today, Microsoft announced that that update is officially starting to roll out. … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL can now get pre-release OS updates through Windows Insider Program

Today is a big day for the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL. Not only is it receiving a software update, but it’s been added to Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview program, too. Microsoft today added support for the Fierce XL to its Windows Insider Program, which will allow Fierce XL owners to try out new software updates before they’re released … [read full article]