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If you have ever bought a phone directly from a carrier, you know that it takes a while for software updates to be released for certain devices. HTC has a page to track the update process for many of their devices, but individual carriers are usually mum on when updates are going to be released. T-Mobile is making that a little easier, as they have created a page that allows customers to see the how far along certain devices are to getting updated. There are only 9 devices so far, but hopefully allows customers to track more devices...

Google has officially announced the acquisition of Softcard (known as Isis Wallet before), further strengthening Google Wallet’s cause. Google mentioned that it has acquired “some exciting technology and intellectual property” from Softcard, which will be instrumental in Wallet’s potential success in the future. The company also mentioned that the Google Wallet app will be preloaded on Android devices sold by Verizon Wireless, AT&T as well as T-Mobile in the future. We’re guessing these changes will take...

Carriers have begun rolling out the WiFi calling feature for supported handsets, which can save a lot on call rates. Although T-Mobile has begun the update for some devices, the Google flagship has been exempt so far. But it seems like that will change soon as a T-Mobile official has confirmed that the WiFi calling feature for the Nexus 6 could start rolling out by the end of Q1, which could be any time in March. Des on Twitter also said that the WiFi calling update will not be included in the VoLTE and the LTE 12 band update, so customers...

According to the CEO of T-Mobile, John Legere, the carrier has surpassed Sprint’s overall consumer base to become the No.3 carrier in the U.S. He gave out the info while speaking at the quarterly conference call with analysts. He claims that Sprint’s consumer base has remained unchanged at 55 million. T-Mobile on the other hand claims that its consumer base along with the users of MetroPCS takes the tally over 55 million, effectively making T-Mobile the No.3 carrier in the U.S with Verizon and AT&T sitting firmly at the...

A couple of days ago, we mentioned how T-Mobile could be preparing for the launch of the Android 5.0 update this week. And it seems like the customers didn’t have to wait long as the update is already believed to be rolling out to the devices. It is believed to be massive at 900MB, so make sure there’s some free space on your device before you proceed with the installation. Although Android 5.0 is only about 400MB in size, the inclusion of TouchWiz features adds to the bulk of the update. Android 5.0 should bring some familiar...

The Samsung Galaxy S5 on T-Mobile could start receiving the Android 5.0 update this week according to a new revelation. It is said that the carrier will start pushing the update to the Samsung flagship starting the 18th of February, which is in a couple of days from now. As we all know, carriers have officially begun rolling out the Lollipop update for their flagships, so it was only a matter of time before T-Mobile joined the party. Of course, there’s no confirmation of this yet, but given how reports like these are usually accurate,...

During the second half of last year, the network monitor company RootMetrics ran tests on all four major carriers to test call quality, text message quality, and data speeds. According to their results, despite the commonly-held theory, Sprint’s network (in certain aspects) is not as bad as people think. In order to test all the major carrier’s networks, RootMetrics bought off-the-shelf devices from their carriers and drove about 293,000 miles around the US. The specific areas the tests focused on were reliability, speed...

T-Mobile is now offering a sweet deal for customers of its postpaid data plans. If you get yourself a data plan of 1GB or higher, the carrier will offer you the Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet for free. This tablet usually retails of $7 per month under the T-Mobile Jump plan. This offer is valid from the 12th of February until the 16th on Monday, so you have the entire Valentine’s Day weekend to make up your mind. Customers will have to pay the sales tax for the tablet though, which shouldn’t surpass $15 in any case as taxes...