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T-Mobile’s 600 MHz LTE just went live, but it has unusual plans

T-Mobile’s 600 MHz LTE just went live, but it has unusual plans

T-Mobile has thrown the switch on 600 MHz LTE, promising a "record-shattering" roll-out of the new spectrum use as it fills in rural America's patchy connectivity. The carrier certainly can't be accused of wasting any time, having secured the 600 MHz spectrum licenses only two months ago. Usually, T-Mobile says, a customer roll-out like this would take more like two years.

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T-Mobile REVVL leads carrier’s low-cost lease phone Smartpicks

T-Mobile REVVL leads carrier’s low-cost lease phone Smartpicks

The T-Mobile REVVL is a smartphone that leads the pack of JUMP phones offered by the brand for cheap. Rumor has it this device was manufactured by TCL, the came company that makes Alcatel phones and some BlackBerry phones - and by the looks of it, that assessment seems right on point. The REVVL is one of a set of low-cost smartphones released with T-Mobile JUMP that users are able to lease.

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T-Mobile JUMP! On Demand tweaked: upgrade your device every 30 days

T-Mobile JUMP! On Demand tweaked: upgrade your device every 30 days

T-Mobile just made a big change to the device upgrade program it introduced in 2015. According to the carrier's JUMP! On Demand support page, which was edited on August 2, customers now have the option to upgrade to a different device every 30 days, this despite the 18-month agreement they enter into initially. The new upgrade option is only available for the hottest phones on the market, though, meaning you're stuck with your budget handset for a while.

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LG GPad X2 8.0 Plus tablet appears on T-Mobile’s site

LG GPad X2 8.0 Plus tablet appears on T-Mobile’s site

A new tablet has appeared without any formal announcements on T-Mobile's support website, and it is called the LG GPad X2 8.0 Plus. This tablet marks the second time a device has appeared ahead of launch on the carrier's site, the first being the carrier's own Revvl smartphone. As far as this tablet is concerned, it appears to have decent specs alongside support for the Uncarrier's LTE network.

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T-Mobile Revvl leaks on carrier’s website: launch tipped as next week

T-Mobile Revvl leaks on carrier’s website: launch tipped as next week

T-Mobile is going to launch its own phone called the Revvl, and it has just appeared on the carrier's website ahead of its official debut. The product page, which is still live on the site and may have been made visible intentionally, reveals some of the handset's specs including a 5.5-inch display and support for the carrier's 4G LTE network. A separate leak seemingly reveals the launch date.

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T-Mobile dominates OpenSignal’s mobile tests, but Verizon remains strong

T-Mobile dominates OpenSignal’s mobile tests, but Verizon remains strong

OpenSignal recently published its August 2017 'State of Mobile Networks USA' report, and in it we see the results of its evaluation of the biggest carriers in the nation. While Verizon has a solid history of getting top marks in these sort of tests, T-Mobile has slipped ahead of it this time, managing to take the top slot in every category including latency and 4G performance.

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Moto 360 Camera Moto Mod detailed: the world from all angles

Moto 360 Camera Moto Mod detailed: the world from all angles

This week the folks at Motorola have revealed the Moto Z2 Force Edition alongside a Moto Mod that sees the world from all angles. This is the Moto Mod called "Moto 360 Camera", and we've seen it before - albeit very briefly. This piece of work delivers spherical video with two lenses that, together, create a 4K-sized video captured at 24-frames per second.

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MetroPCS gets T-Mobile’s scam IDing and blocking tech

MetroPCS gets T-Mobile’s scam IDing and blocking tech

If you have a phone on T-Mobile's network, you have access to a technology that automatically identifies and, if you wish, blocks incoming calls from scammers. The technology is baked into T-Mobile's network, and it'll soon be available to anyone using MetroPCS devices. The technology has been live since this past April, and it has thus far identified and/or blocked scam calls for more than 243 million users, according to the company.

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T-Mobile will help keep PBS alive and available in rural America

T-Mobile will help keep PBS alive and available in rural America

The Public Broadcasting Service, commonly referred to as PBS, remains a popular and important source of educational material for young kids, among others, delivering free content to families around the nation via cable, OTA television, and its online website and apps. The service has faced various challenges during its lifetime, though, and now T-Mobile has stepped in to help it through one: keeping the service accessible in rural communities throughout America.

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T-Mobile LTE-U arrives for customers in a handful of US cities

T-Mobile LTE-U arrives for customers in a handful of US cities

T-Mobile has announced that LTE-Unlimited, otherwise known as LTE-U, is now available to customers in a handful of cities in the US. These cities include some big places like Las Vegas and Brooklyn, as well as some smaller places like Dearborn, Michigan and Richardson, Texas. If you do live in one of these regions and you're a T-Mobile subscriber, there's still a catch: your phone has to support LTE-U and yours probably doesn't.

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Coolpad Defiant budget phone arrives at T-Mobile next week

Coolpad Defiant budget phone arrives at T-Mobile next week

Company Coolpad Technologies has introduced its latest smartphone, the Coolpad Defiant. This model will be available in the United States through T-Mobile, serving as an inexpensive entry-level device for those who don't need much. The company describes this as a 'significant milestone' for itself, one that builds upon the two previous models it launched in the US through T-Mobile.

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The new 10.5″ iPad Pro arrives in T-Mobile stores next week

The new 10.5″ iPad Pro arrives in T-Mobile stores next week

Apple recently took the wraps off its new iPad Pro model, one featuring a 10.5-inch display, and now T-Mobile has announced that it will start offering the slate in its own stores next week. The arrival is no doubt most attractive to those who are already T-Mobile subscribers; in that case, getting the tablet through the Uncarrier tacks another $20 onto the customer's monthly bill, something that gets them unlimited data.

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