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Android KitKat 4.4.4 rolling out to T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 owners

T-Mobile owners of the Samsung Galaxy S4 can look forward to getting an over-the-air update beginning today that will bring their smartphone up to Android KitKat 4.4.4. Aside from the 4.4.4 upgrade, this software update brings some unspecified "Wi-Fi calling enhancements" to the Galaxy S4 on T...
LG G3

T-Mobile LG G3 picks up an incremental update, no sight of Android 4.4.4 KitKat

T-Mobile's version of the LG G3 picked up a 154 MB update today, but it's probably not the one you've been waiting for. The build number has seen an incremental change from KVT49L.D85110c to KVT49L.D85110m, with the Android version still at 4.4.2. There isn't an official changelog from T-...
sprint

Sprint offers its own smartphone trade-in program that will 'meet or beat' competitors

Sprint has fired back at T-Mobile with its own smartphone buyback program, claiming that "it will meet or beat all competitors' pricing to ensure the best trade-in values." That includes instant store credit and up to $300 towards a new phone purchase or account credit. In their press release...
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T-Mobile guarantees the best trade-in price on your used mobile devices

T-Mobile today announced the US carrier will be guaranteeing the best trade-in prices for customers. The company aims to best AT&T, Sprint and Verizon by offering $50, as well as the difference back, if consumers find a better deal elsewhere. It's for a limited time only and kicks off on...
T-Mobile unboxes the Sony Xperia Z3 so we don't have to

T-Mobile unboxes the Sony Xperia Z3 so we don't have to

So there's that. Look for the Sony Xperia Z3 on T-Mobile US later this fall. For more, see our Xperia Z3 hands-on from IFA, and be sure to check out our Z3 forums.
MetroPCS

MetroPCS raises data caps, expands to new markets

MetroPCS is updating their plans so anyone getting 500 MB/month are now getting 1 GB, and anyone on the 2.5 GB plan are now getting 3 GB. Subscribers don't have to do anything to take advantage; the upgrade is automatically being applied to active accounts. Besides the bump in data allowance,...
T-Mobile's 'personal' Uncarrier 7.0 event coming Sep 10

T-Mobile's 'personal' Uncarrier 7.0 event to be held at San Francisco store on September 10

T-Mobile's scheduled their next Uncarrier event (this one being Uncarrier 7.0), and they're holding it on September 10th. The tagline for this event? "This time it's personal"… whatever that means. Unlike previous Uncarrier events, which have taken over convention spaces and theaters, this one is...
T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 gets stability update

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 gets stability update

An update is being rolled out to Samsung Galaxy S5 owners on T-Mobile that touts improved performance in audio and software stability. The update is a little over 86.46 MB and is marked as baseband G900TUVU1BNG4. Unfortunately, it's not an official update to 4.4.4. T-Mobile's S5 had another...
Alcatel OneTouch Fierce 2

T-Mobile to sell Alcatel OneTouch Fierce 2 and Evolve 2 in September

Alcatel has announced two new handsets for T-Mobile: the OneTouch Fierce 2, and the OneTouch Evolve 2. There's no mention of price, but they'll be launching in September, likely targeting poor students heading back to school. Here's what you get with Alcatel's OneTouch Fierce 2. 5-inch qHD...
T-Mobile Music Fredom

T-Mobile adds six streaming services to Music Freedom, Google Play Music support coming later this year

T-Mobile announced its first expansion to the Music Freedom program, which sees the addition of six new streaming services — AccuRadio, Black Planet, Grooveshark, Radio Paradise, Rdio and Songza. The Un-carrier also announced that support for Google Play Music will be available later this year...
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T-Mobile doubles tablet data plan, expands family plan

If you add a tablet to your T-Mobile Simple Choice plan, starting September 3rd T-Mobile will charge you $10-a-month for the privilege and will double your data allotment in the process. The plan creates a duplicate bucket of data reserved for that tablet, up to 5 GB per month. This is in stark...
T-Mobile lets Simple Starters quadruple data for just $5 more

T-Mobile Simple Starter plan gets quadruple the data for just $5 more

T-Mobile is offering a new option to one of its plans, this time for customers on the Simple Starter program. Those users can now increase their monthly data allotment from 500 MB to 2 GB for an additional $5 a month. The Simple Starter plan was first announced in May, which gave users...
cricket

Cricket Wireless offers $100 bill credit to T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers

AT&T's no-contract subsidiary Cricket Wireless is going after the current customers of T-Mobile and MetroPCS with a new promotion, offering them a $100 bill credit if they switch their phone number to Cricket. The special offer actually begins on Sunday, August 24 and ends on October 19...
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T-Mobile offering year of free data to Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon converts

T-Mobile is going after the customers of its three biggest rivals once again today, offering a free year of unlimited LTE data on their service if a T-Mobile Simple Choice customer gets a Sprint, Verizon Wireless or AT&T customer to switch to the "Un-carrier". In a press release today, T-...
T-Mobile's new plan accommodates larger families

T-Mobile's new plan accommodates larger families

T-Mobile already has a special promotional 4-line family plan with unlimited text and talk along with 10 GB of data total, and now it seems that the un-carrier network is launching an even larger family plan to accommodate groups of up to 6. The 6-line plan is similar to the 4-line plan and will...
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A perfect storm is letting T-Mobile overtake Sprint, never look back

These two lines may never cross again When Sprint finally put an end to its pursuit of T-Mobile last week, and subsequently fired long-time CEO Dan Hesse, the resulting stock market reaction exemplified the pileup of mistakes that the carrier has made. It also showed how Sprint now differs as an...
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T-Mobile will throttle data on unlimited LTE users if data is used for P2P sharing

A new report says that T-Mobile will soon begin to throttle data speeds for customers who are signed up on its unlimited LTE plans if they see that the data is being used to access peer-to-peer file sharing networks, enforcing their customer terms & conditions. Tmonews states they received...
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T-Mobile announces new Pay as You Go rate that starts next week

T-Mobile has just announced a new Pay as You Go plan for users. This isn't a change to their monthly prepaid plans, instead this is for people who value pay-per-use, daily and weekly plans. The new plan has customers paying just $0.10 per minute or message as a flat rate. The announcement will...
T-Mobile device unlock

T-Mobile releases a SIM unlock app — but for one device only so far

Samsung Galaxy Avant the only phone able to use it Some big news out of T-Mobile tonight — it's released a SIM unlock app that will allow a phone to work on other GSM networks. The catch? (Of course there's a catch.) As of this moment, it's only available for the Samsung Galaxy Avant — a low-...
T-Mobile prepaid SIMs

T-Mobile is now the largest provider of prepaid phone service in the U.S.

T-Mobile has announced today that it has overtaken Sprint to be the largest prepaid service provider in the U.S., with a total of 15.64 million prepaid subscribers on the network. That's dramatically past the other big rivals AT&T and Verizon also, who have 11.34 and 6.04 million prepaid...

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