$99 doesn’t get you much nowadays when it comes to consumer electronics, but from August it will get you get you a handset that can easily stand toe-to-toe with the new Moto G4 (watch the unboxing video here). The phone in question is the ZTE ZMAX Pro that sports solid mid-range specifications such as a 6-inch Full HD display, fingerprint sensor, a 13MP rear camera and a 3,400mAh non-removable battery, all for just $99 from MetroPCS. Say what? Join us after the break for more details. Read more
T-Mobile is kicking off a new promotion that starts tomorrow, July 13th, and it’s one of the carrier’s most aggressive pushes yet. Any customer that has the 6 GB or 10 GB plan will be able to walk out of a T-Mobile store with a free Galaxy smartphone, covering up to 12 people on one plan. Read more
T-Mobile has begun pushing out the July 1 Android security patch to both the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, according to T-Mobile support documents.
Sliding into our inbox today was an invite from Lenovo and Verizon for an event being held on July 14 in New York City.
No carrier loves baseball more than T-Mobile because the magenta-colored company just keeps signing on to work with Major League Baseball wherever possible. T-Mobile is once again heavily involved with the events surrounding the 2016 MLB All-Star Game.
Earlier today Verizon made it official that the company was changing their data plans once again. According to the carrier, which rides the strength and breadth of its network despite the cost for customers, Verizon is increasing data much more than they are increasing their cost and introducing several new features. In an entirely not unexpected move, T-Mobile’s John Legere is lambasting Verizon for copying the Uncarrier, doing a bad job of it, and continuing to treat their customers poorly. Read more
One day earlier than expected, Verizon is introducing changes to its signature plan and launching entirely new services for its customers. The carrier’s Verizon Plan is offering at least 30% more data across the board whether you need 2GB or 24GB of data every month, and everyone is getting a number of features that includes one you wouldn’t expect from Big Red.
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If you’re current or soon-to-be Verizon customer, prepare yourself for big changes. The carrier is about to overhaul its data plans with more data and higher prices, according to Droid Life.
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AT&T announced a customer appreciation program last month, and the first promotion is finally going live. It’s pretty clear that AT&T Thanks is very similar to T-Mobile Tuesdays, which is certainly a win for customers of either carrier. Read more
In the wake of the attack at the Istanbul airport in Turkey, the big four US carriers have all announced that they’ll be waiving fees for calls and texts made to the country. That includes Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.
Most carriers are pretty quick to announce support during tragic events, whether that’s a terrorist attack or natural disaster, and this is no exception. Read more