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Samsung will reveal the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23

The Galaxy Note 8 is one of the most hotly anticipated smartphones of 2017, and now we know the day on which we’ll get to officially meet Samsung’s new flagship smartphone. Samsung is hosting a Galaxy Unpacked event at 11:00 am ET on August 23rd. The company isn’t saying much about what it’s got planned but there is a teaser image that we can dissect. As you can see in the image above, Samsung is … [read full article]

T-Mobile says first 600MHz sites will go live in August

Today T-Mobile released its Q2 2017 earnings numbers, and inside the announcement was some big news regarding T-Mo’s 600MHz plans. T-Mobile will light up its first 600MHz sites in August. There’s no word yet on where those sites are, but now that we’re in the middle of July, it won’t be long before those sites are turned on. T-Mo also said today that at least 10MHz of 600MHz spectrum covering 1.2 million square miles will be … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ receiving updates with security patches

Looks like Bixby Voice isn’t the only goodie that T-Mobile Galaxy S8 customers are getting today. T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its versions of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. T-Mo says that they include a UMTS 911 update, and as you can see in the screenshot below, the July 1, 2017 security patches are included as well. These updates are now rolling out and are around 130MB in size. If you’ve got … [read full article]

Samsung launches Bixby Voice for the Galaxy S8 in the U.S.

After missing out on the Galaxy S8’s U.S. launch, Bixby Voice is finally ready to go. Samsung says that Bixby Voice is now available in the U.S. To get it, Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners need to update the app to the latest version. Bixby Voice is fully integrated with core Samsung apps, with support for other native apps and third-party apps coming via Bixby Labs. You can launch the assistant by saying “Hi Bixby” … [read full article]

T-Mobile touts fastest LTE download speeds, says 600MHz phones from Samsung and LG coming soon

T-Mobile’s got some network news to share. T-Mo says that, according to its analysis of national LTE results of Ookla Speedtest data, it’s got the fastest download speeds in the U.S. T-Mobile had an average of 26.9Mbps, while AT&T had 23.0Mbps and Verizon had 22.7Mbps. Sprint finished below 20Mbps, and so T-Mo decided to not include it in its graph. Also included in today’s announcement is that, according to crowd-sourced data, T-Mobile’s LTE availability is at 91.5 percent. … [read full article]

Samsung now offering Galaxy S8 Buy One, Get One deal with trade-in

Another Buy One, Get One deal on the Samsung Galaxy S8 has launched. Samsung today kicked off another BOGO deal on the Galaxy S8. With this offer, you can buy a Galaxy S8 at full retail price and get a second Galaxy S8 for free with trade-in. You can also get a Galaxy S8+ for your second device, but you’ll still owe $100 on it after Samsung’s trade-in credit. The devices that qualify for trade … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ update adds navigation bar features and security patches

Heads up, Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, because a new update is coming your way. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models, and it includes some notable changes. First is that there’s a button on the left side of the navigation bar that you can use to hide the bar. This will let you see more content on your screen since you won’t have a black bar blocking … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge receiving security updates

It’s time for a new Samsung Galaxy S7 update. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The S7 is getting version G930TUVS4BQE1, while the S7 edge is getting G935TUVU4BQF6/ What they’re both getting are the June 1 Android security patches as well as “various system improvements.” These updates are now rolling out over the air. TmoNews reader Rick already got the update on his Galaxy S7 edge, so … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tipped for late September debut with 6GB RAM, 6.3-inch display

Now that the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are on store shelves, lots of folks are turning their attention to Samsung’s next Galaxy Note smartphone. And thanks to a new report, we may know a bit about what’ll make that device tick. Samsung will reveal the Galaxy Note 8 in late September, according to a VentureBeat source. The device will reportedly cost €999, which could put it at around $900 USD given the pricing for the … [read full article]

Samsung revives Buy One, Get One deal on T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+

Remember that Buy One, Get One deal on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ that Samsung launched last month? Well if you missed it, you’ve now got a second chance at the deal. Samsung is once again offering a BOGO deal on the T-Mobile versions of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. To qualify, you’ll need to purchase two T-Mo Galaxy S8 or S8+ phones from Samsung.com or the Shop Samsung app and activate at … [read full article]