T-Mobile Un-carrier 7.0, Brings Gogo In-flight Texting Partnership and Next-gen WiFi Calling

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…)

T-Mobile Galaxy S4 Gets Update to Android 4.4.4 With WiFi Calling Enhancements

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 LG G3 Receiving 154MB Update (Updated)

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…)

Sprint “Strikes Back,” Announces Tweaked Trade-in Program with Options for In-store and Account Credit

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…)

T-Mobile Now Guarantees Highest Trade-in Values for Used Devices

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…)