From October 22nd (today) till October 25th, T-Mobile will give you a free Samsung Galaxy S6 and a free Galaxy Tab A for $0 down and $0 per month through its JUMP! On Demand service. This only applies if you trade in a recent Samsung or Apple smartphone. Read more
An unlocked variant of the new HTC One A9 can already be pre-ordered following the handset’s announcement earlier today. The company is selling the One A9 at a “promotional price” of $399 set to last for a limited time. That price also applies to the carrier variants that operate on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint’s networks. And each of them, with the exception of Sprint skipping Deep Garnet color, will have the One A9 in Carbon Gray, Opal Silver, and Deep Garnet.
Select carriers have committed to selling the One A9 online and in retail stores, too.
Most hardware manufacturers choose Android over
Windows Phone Windows 10 Mobile as Google has built a powerful mobile operating system with plenty of developer support; however, there are a handful of companies that design phones for both Google and Microsoft’s platforms. Even HTC has designed a single phone to sell with either Android or Windows Phone running on it. And now it looks like Alcatel OneTouch will join that approach with an upcoming phone.
The much-anticipated Tizen-powered Gear S2 is finally here, and it’s on its way Verizon on November 6 and T-Mobile on November 15. Pre-orders, unfortunately, are only available through Verizon at this time, as T-Mobile doesn’t have a pre-order page up.
Rival carriers AT&T and T-Mobile in a new deal have agreed to swap PCS and AWS-1 spectrum licenses throughout the United States, according to a couple of new FCC filings. These licenses will be swapped in identical amounts, so the total spectrum both carriers are holding will remain unchanged.
T-Mobile customers learned last week that their information was amongst the 15 million records recently hacked from credit rating agency Experian. For those customers, getting some identity and fraud protection in place should be a priority since the hackers were able to gain information like social security numbers and driver’s license numbers along with basic personal data. However, victims may want to look for other options instead of T-Mobile’s recommended solution from ProtectMyID as a tangled web starts to unfold amidst John Legere’s commitment to be “direct, transparent and honest” regarding the data breach. Read more