Down in San Francisco, T-Mobile hosted Un-carrier 7.0 today, making a few announcements which are sure to have many T-Mo customers, and even non T-Mo customers a bit excited.
For starters, the carrier announced its next generation of WiFi calling. To put it simply, T-Mobile states that for every single customer, a WiFi connection is now a T-Mobile cell tower. When moving through the town or within your home, T-Mobile customers, as long as there is an active data connection they can hook up to, can make and receive calls via WiFi. No more black holes in your home. (more…)
Updates are rolling out on T-Mobile’s network this morning, as it was reported earlier today that the Galaxy S4 and LG G3 was receiving a bump in firmware. Now, two HTC devices, the One (M8) and One (M7), as well as Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 are being updated, coming with “enhancements” for WiFi Calling. (more…)
Joining the LG G3’s update party this morning on T-Mobile is the Galaxy S4. The 2013 flagship from Samsung is seeing a bump to Android 4.4.4 that includes enhancements to WiFi calling. That’s it.
The build weighs in as M919UVUFNH7 and is around 403MB in size, according to T-Mo’s support site.
To check for the update, head into Settings>More>About device>Software update. (more…)
T-Mobile’s variant of the LG G3 started receiving an update (D85110m) last night that weighs in at 154MB. The update, at least for now, is mostly a mystery. T-Mo has yet to post a changelog to their support area, so until that happens, we will have to rely on your word.
Seeing anything new?
As we find official word, we will update this post. (more…)
Are trade-in deals the next exciting front in the carrier wars? Judging by recent developments, it appears so. In response to T-Mobile’s improved trade-in program, Sprint announced a reworking of its own policies today.
The changes read like counterpoints to each of T-Mobile’s trade-in shortcomings. Sprint notes it allows customers to trade-in up to three phones per line and five in a calendar year, while T-Mobile restricts subscribers to one trade-in per line. (more…)
As many of you might know, thanks to last week’s insanity, US consumers are about to have a few new choices when it comes to which smartphone they would like to tote around in their pockets all day. There is the Galaxy Note 4, new Moto X, as well as a new iPhone(s). According to T-Mobile, the difference in final cost will lie heavily on the trade-in value of your current phone, and with its newest marketing campaign, T-Mo is now guaranteeing the highest trade-in values for used devices. (more…)
At long last, a flagship Sony handset is bound for American shores. Announced this morning following the IFA presser, T-Mobile will soon carry the Xperia Z3 in the United States. Timed closely with other territories, customers will be able to order it “this fall” online and in brick-and-mortar stores. (more…)
All of the major US carriers have already weighed in with the preliminary plans for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and (believe it or not) Galaxy Note Edge. AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile will all carry both devices this Fall, with most saying specifically, October. (more…)