T-Mobile will tell everyone What’s Next at CES 2017


It’s been a few months since T-Mobile unveiled their T-Mobile ONE plans to mixed reception, and apparently now John Legere gets constantly bugged throughout the day what the next Un-carrier move is going to be. Whether it’s on Twitter, at the dentist, or at the grocery store, everyone is constantly bugging this high-profile CEO about trade secrets. There’s a YouTube video to prove it.

Verizon makes a U-turn and decides to kill Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices


The end is nigh for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as the manufacturer has announced a software update rolling out soon that will kill any devices not yet replaced by consumers. Distribution of the update is being handled by carriers in the U.S., which resulted in the situation where Verizon was apparently going to be the lone holdout. In a new update from the carrier, Verizon has reversed course and will issue a patch for the devices in a manner similar to other carriers.

U.S. carriers respond to Samsung’s kill switch for the Galaxy Note 7

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Because not everyone in the U.S. returned their Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is rolling out a lethal software update to disable the phone from being used again. It’s up to individual carriers, though, to send the software update to customers. So it’s interesting to see the differing takes on whether or not a kill switch should be implemented.

Hit the break to see what the U.S. carriers are doing.

T-Mobile becomes “the ultimate giving machine” for Giving Tuesday next week


T-Mobile has some awesome Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals lined up, but the carrier is also doing something fairly unprecedented next week on T-Mobile Tuesday. November 29, the day after Cyber Monday, is Giving Tuesday, and to help support the movement, the Un-carrier will be giving away up to $500,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs across the US.

Details after the break.

Sprint will give you 3rd, 4th and 5th Unlimited Freedom lines free this Black Friday


If you’re looking for a bargain basement prices on your carrier bill, then you might want to turn your eyes to Sprint for this Black Friday. The carrier announced today that wireless customers who sign-up for the Unlimited Freedom plan will be able to get their third, fourth and fifth lines of unlimited data, talk and text all for free.

Details after the break.