Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 preorder date set for April 21

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About seven weeks after Alcatel OneTouch announced the Idol 3, we’re finally seeing a pre-order date for the device. The device that packs either a 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch display that sports a full HD screen with an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor clocked at 1.7GHz. It will also have a 13MP rear shooter with an 8MP front facing shooter and Android 5.0.2 onboard. It will also feature a pretty decent price tag.

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Zedd, T-Mobile offering 250,000 free downloads of latest single

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Those who follow/like T-Mobile on Twitter and Facebook will have an opportunity to download a remix of Zedd’s “I Want You To Know” for free. Starting tomorrow, T-Mobile plans to allow 250,000 free downloads of the musician’s latest single to promote his True Colors album. The carrier has already done similar promotions with Macklemore and Shakira.

T-Mobile also announced its return as the sponsor of Coachella’s livestream. Beatport, another sponsor of the event, will join T-Mobile’s Music Freedom program as well. This brings the total amount of music streaming services featured on Music Freedom to thirty.

Hit the break for the full press release.

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More sad news for Sony: T-Mobile abruptly discontinues its Sony Xperia Z3 with less than 6 months on the shelves

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T-Mobile has discontinued sales of its Sony Xperia Z3 device with just under 6 months of being released. While it may be stunning to hear at first, it’s not much of a surprise to most if one were to really think about it. It’s no secret that Sony’s mobile phone division is well behind its competitors (Samsung, HTC, LG, Apple) and with lackluster sales of its Z3, T-Mobile has no other choice but to yank the device from its shelves.  Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge owner receives two units with alleged scratched screens

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There were pranks held worldwide on Wednesday, but one Galaxy S6 Edge owner was given an unfortunate truth on April Fools’ Day. On Reddit, /r/DrexelDragon93 posted an image of his Galaxy S6 Edge to show that its display was blanketed with scratches. Then, upon receiving a replacement unit, he discovered that he had yet another Galaxy S6 Edge with a scratched display. Others on the subreddit did not report the same issue and some are saying that perhaps it is just the way that the display looks in certain lighting.

Samsung has not commented on the matter and we do not expect them to do so unless this really spreads to a large number of units.

Hit the break to see an image of the handset with scratches on the display.

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T-Mobile helps the entire family stay connected with Pets Un-leashed

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T-Mobile just announced Pets Un-leashed, which looks like a winner for those of you with pets in the household. For only $5 extra per month (added to the Simple Choice Family Plan), your pet(s) can stream their favorite pet content without using your high speed data. Now if that isn’t already a great deal, T-Mo has dropped three new pet-friendly apps…

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You can now pre-order the Gold Platinum version of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge at T-Mobile

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T-Mobile launched pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge last Friday, but you couldn’t order the Gold Platinum version, only Black Sapphire or White Pearl.

As of this morning, you can now pre-order the Gold Platinum version in either 32, 64, or 128 GB. Unfortunately your order won’t ship right away since they won’t receive stock until closer to April 10. Don’t forget, you still get 1 year of Netflix for free with any Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge pre-order from T-Mobile.

Just click the source link below to get your order in.

source: T-Mobile

T-Mobile will have the HTC One M9 in stores on April 10, but you can order it online starting tomorrow

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The HTC One M9 will be in carrier stores on April 10, but it appears that HTC is changing things up this year by allowing customers to get their hands on one well before that date. HTC will already offer the unlocked version starting tonight at 12:01 am ET, but T-Mobile is doing something similar for those of you that would rather deal directly with the carrier.

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[Deal] T-Mobile will give you one year of Netflix for Free with the purchase of the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge

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Well here’s an interesting deal for you. T-Mobile will give you one full year of Netflix for Free with the purchase of the Galaxy S6 or the Galaxy S6 Edge. That totals $107.88 in savings, assuming you’re not already grandfathered with the old $7.99 per month rate.

T-Mobile hasn’t specified if existing Netflix accounts will be eligible, but we assume so since a lot of people are already signed up with Netflix. It’s likely they will provide you some sort of code that you can redeem just like what Google did when they launched the Chromecast. Again, this is speculation since no details were announced.

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