Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.
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The company also adds Apple Music to its program that lets you stream music without counting against your data plan.
Using the regular phone interface, T-Mobile subscribers can make and receive video calls from Samsung's new Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5.
Reports of crashes and reboots have popped up on various online forums, seemingly specific to T-Mobile iPhones. But so far there's no official word on the cause of the problem.
Some new software tucked into iOS 9 beta will let T-iPhones play with Apple's Continuity feature over T-Mobile's cellular network, not just over Wi-Fi.
AT&T and T-Mobile will offer cellular-ready versions of the Samsung tablet in early September.
The carrier continues its torrid pace of subscriber growth amid stiff competition in the wireless business.
The upgrade brings text messaging nearly on par with the features found in third-party instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and iMessage.
But as one hand gives, the other takes away: The 10-gigabyte offering kills off an existing unlimited-data option at the same price.
In an interview, T-Mobile's chief operating officer spills the beans on a potentially attractive, alternative service plan and on its new cross-border program.