T-Mobile’s “Un-Carrier Amped!” Kicks Off Thursday, Amping of All Things Uncarrier Incoming. Such Amp.

On Thursday, T-Mobile is kicking off a new initiative called “Un-Carrier Amped!” Yes, the exclamation point is included in the branding for this thing. The plan is for T-Mobile to amp up many of their previously introduced Uncarrier moves, “making them even bigger, even better, even ballsier.” Profanity also incoming! Fat jokes too (unconfirmed).  (more…)

Say It Ain’t So: Deutsche Telekom Wants to Sell T-Mobile to Comcast (Updated)

As a T-Mobile customer, try to think about the worst thing that could ever happen to the company you pay each month for wireless service? Oh, come on, that’s easy – the worst company on Earth could buy T-Mobile. And that’s the news today, according German outlet Manager Magazin. Sources suggest that Deutsche Telekom, the company that owns T-Mobile US, wants Comcast to buy T-Mobile. Ugh. UGH.  (more…)

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Receiving Update to Android 5.1.1

Both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge on T-Mobile are receiving an update today to Android 5.1.1. The build drops in as G920TUVU1AOF6 for the regular S6 and G925TUVU1AOF6 for the S6 Edge. The update also weighs in at 630MB and 635MB, respectively.

So what’s new? The only “new” feature is Google’s anti-theft protection for Android, which forces users to login to their Google’s accounts even after factory resetting. This step should make it quite difficult for those considering stealing your phone and then wiping it clean before either using the phone or re-selling it.  (more…)

LG G4 on T-Mobile Also Receiving Surprise Automatic-Installing Update Today

Just yesterday, the AT&T LG G4 received an update that automatically installed itself without user permission. As you can imagine, that pissed some people off, especially those who assume the update is nothing more than a root killer. Today, a similar situation appears to be in the works for the T-Mobile variant of the LG G4. Readers of ours, as well as those in various forums, are reporting that a mysterious update is automatically installing and rebooting their phones. Not good.  (more…)