T-Mobile Announces Un-carrier Plan for Businesses, Also Unveils the Un-Contract for Customers

T-Mobile announced 3 major moves for the wireless industry this morning at its Un-carrier 9 event – Un-carrier for businesses, the Un-Contract, and Carrier Freedom.

For businesses, T-Mobile is offering lower rates for business users, increased pricing transparency, and a “our best price is our only price” motto. To start, businesses will pay $15 per line. For businesses that need more than 1,000 lines, the price is lowered to $10 a month. Each line comes with unlimited talk, text, and up to 1GB of LTE data. And no access fees.  (more…)

HTC has a “BIG” One M9 Announcement on Wednesday for US Customers

Come Wednesday, HTC plans to get “BIG” with its One M9. No, that doesn’t mean a bigger variant of the One M9 that was announced at MWC, it likely means a date of availability for the US. And actually, I wouldn’t be surprised if it has something to do with T-Mobile, potentially even immediate T-Mobile availability on Wednesday. As a reminder, T-Mobile’s next big Uncarrier event is also on Wednesday and their invite mentions the word “ONE” within it(more…)

Softcard App Will Shut Down on March 31, Accounts Closed With It

Softcard, the failure of a mobile payment system created by Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile, that tried its hardest to kill Google Wallet for years only to be acquired last month by Google in the most hilarious turn of events, is officially shutting down on March 31. According to emails being sent out to the four Softcard users in existence, the Softcard app will no longer work come March 31 and accounts will then be closed shortly after.  (more…)

T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 3 is Getting Lollipop Today (Updated: This Week)

According to Samsung, the Galaxy Note 3 on T-Mobile is receiving its update to Android 5.0 Lollipop, today. The update will rollout as build N900TUVUFOB5.

In the update, users will find all sorts of TouchWiz still. In our time with Lollipop on the Galaxy S5, we didn’t find much different from Kit Kat to Android 5.0, other than the notifications on the lock screen, subtle Material Design changes to stock apps, and Smart Lock buried where no normal person would find it. (more…)