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Yesterday   T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 owners, next week is going to be good. Des Smith, Product Manager for T-Mobile, confirmed today that the Android 7.0 update for T-Mo’s Galaxy Note 5 has been approved.

Yesterday   Galaxy Note 5 owners on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon all began receiving their Android 7.0 updates earlier this month, so T-Mo Note 5 owners are probably wondering where their Nougat update is.

Yesterday   We already know that the Galaxy S8 won’t get its Bixby Voice feature until later this spring, but it turns out that that’s not the only Bixby feature that Verizon Galaxy S8 owners are missing.

Yesterday   Cricket Wireless customers, you’ve now got two new Samsung phones available to you. Cricket today added the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 to its roster.

Yesterday   So far this month, we’ve seen leaked images of the Moto Z2 and Moto Z2 Force, and today we’re rounding out the trio of new Z phones with a Moto Z2 Play leak.

Yesterday   If you’re looking forward to the launch of the BlackBerry KEYone, then tomorrow could be a good week for you. Steve Cistulli, President of KEYone maker TCL Communication, has teased that more KEYone news is coming next week.

Yesterday   HTC’s next big Android phone will officially be revealed on May 16, but ahead of that announcement, more details on the device have leaked out. The new HTC phone will be officially named HTC U 11, say sources speaking to VentureBeat.

Yesterday   The next T-Mobile Tuesday is just a few days away, and here’s what T-Mo has in store for it. T-Mobile customers will get a free 12-week digital subscription to Billboard Magazine and 25 percent off most JBL products, including Bluetooth speakers and headphones, from T-Mobile stores.

2 Days Ago   Today’s the day that the Galaxy S8 hits store shelves, but that’s not the only big Samsung news that’s coming out today. Samsung and Google are teaming up to make Google Play Music the default music player and music service on all new Samsung phones and tablets around the world.

2 Days Ago   Today’s the day that one of the most hotly-anticipated smartphones of 2017 arrives on store shelves. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is now available from T-Mobile. Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ can be bought from T-Mobile online and they should be hitting your friendly neighborhood store today as well.

2 Days Ago   Carrier branding is pretty common when it comes to Android phones, even flagship models like the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G6. But that’s not the case with the Galaxy S8.

2 Days Ago   If you’re one of the lucky folks that got your Galaxy S8 or S8+ before the official release date, then you may want to check your phone for updates.

2 Days Ago   Verizon today reported its Q1 2017 results, and the numbers for Verizon Wireless weren’t great. Verizon Wireless says that it lost 309,000 postpaid connections in Q1 2017, including 289,000 phone losses.

2 Days Ago   Moto G5 Plus owners, there’s a serious issue with the G5 Plus and Verizon that you should be aware of. Lenovo has confirmed that there’s a software issue with Moto G5 Plus phones on Verizon.

2 Days Ago   Some Android Wear smartwatches have already gotten their Android Wear 2.0 update following a slight delay, but there are still several watches waiting for their own taste of 2.0.

2 Days Ago   With the launch of the iPhone 6s, Apple introduced Live Photos, a feature that captures a second or so before and after you take a photo to give you a short GIF-style file.

2 Days Ago   Google Home is getting a major new feature today. Google says that starting today, Google Home supports multiple users. Up to six people can connect their Google account to a Google Home, and the unit will try to distinguish each person’s voice from the other users connected to the device.

2 Days Ago   Tomorrow’s the day that the Galaxy S8 officially lands in stores, and Sprint is celebrating with a special offer. From April 21 through April 27, Sprint customers can lease two Samsung Galaxy S8 phones for the price of one.

3 Days Ago   It’s official: The HTC U is coming next month. HTC has taken to Twitter to reveal that it’s planning an announcement for May 16. The teaser includes the phrase “Squeeze for the Brilliant U” and a brief video that shows a hand squeezing the sides of a black, phone-like slab.

3 Days Ago   Lots of folks run ad-blocking add-ons in their browsers, but soon Google may be adding an ad-blocker of its own to Chrome. Google is working on an ad-blocker for both the mobile and desktop versions of Chrome.

3 Days Ago   We’ve seen a lot of different Moto Mods to date, including a projector and a camera grip, and now there’s another interesting Mod that may be coming soon.

3 Days Ago   The same day that Xiaomi introduced its new Mi 6 flagship in China, Sharp has revealed a new Android flagship of its own in Japan. The Sharp Aquos R is official, and it’s very much a flagship-tier device.

3 Days Ago   Verizon’s got a new deal aimed at iPhone owners. Starting tomorrow, April 20, owners of select iPhones can switch to Verizon and get $200 for doing so.

3 Days Ago   Sprint has announced an updated international service offering. With Sprint, customers will get free 2G data in more than 165 destinations as well as free text messaging and $0.20 per minute voice calling.

3 Days Ago   The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ aren’t scheduled to hit store shelves until April 21, but several T-Mobile customers are receiving their phones today. TmoNews readers Doug, Michael, and Neftali all got their pre-ordered Galaxy S8 phones today.

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