MetroPCS launching promotional unlimited plan with 1 GB of high-speed data for $30 per month

Metro_PCSMetroPCS has announced a new promotional unlimited plan for customers that starts at just $30 per month. The plan features unlimited talk, text, and data, but like always, there’s a catch.

The data is unlimited, but the high-speed cap is at a pretty low 1 GB. After that’s used up, you’ll be throttled. Pretty common practice with cheaper and prepaid carriers, so it’s not like MetroPCS is breaking the mold, but it would’ve been nice to see the cap a little higher. For $30, though, it might just be worth it. Read more

T-Mobile adds more choices to Music Freedom service

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T-Mobile’s Music Freedom service might just be their most underrated Un-Carrier offer. It allows you to stream from participating music apps without penalizing your data. I can’t tell you how valuable that is if you drive around a lot.

They already have a slew of popular apps that are part of the service, but they keep adding more. They might be less obscure, but the bottom line is that T-Mobile is giving everyone an option. They have just added Tidal Music, BandCamp and MixCloud bringing the total to 31 streaming apps.

Hit the break for the complete list and don’t forget to enjoy some new music today.

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Android 5.1 with VoLTE rolling out now to T-Mobile’s Nexus 6

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Purchased the carrier variant of the Nexus 6 through T-Mobile? Then prepare for a software update to appear any minute. On Twitter, T-Mobile’s Desmond Smith announced that the rollout of Android 5.1 for the Nexus 6 has begun. Included with this software update is the activation of VoLTE for high quality calls.

Let us know in the comments how you’re liking the update.

Source: @AskDes (Twitter)

Chainfire roots T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge prior to official release

samsung_galaxy_s6_front_flat_whiteIt’s pretty rare to see an Android device that doesn’t get rooted at some point in it’s life cycle, and it looks like Samsung’s Galaxy S6 isn’t going to escape that fate. Chainfire’s famous root method has already been confirmed to work on T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and its Edge variant, and those devices aren’t publicly available yet. Read more

T-Mobile now rolling out Lollipop update for the HTC One (M7)

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Next in line for the much-anticipated Lollipop update are T-Mobile-branded models of the One (M7) located in the United Kingdom. The 1.3GB upgrade, which is currently being pushed out by HTC carries version number 7.18.531.2 and transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations

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