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Re: What if my device only has US LTE band 2 4 and 12?
Jun 23, 2016, 12:17 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Kicks Off Summer with Free LTE In Europe forum

If your phone only has LTE band 2, 4, and 12, then you wont get LTE. However, if it supports WCDMA 900 or 1800, you will most likely get 3G UMTS / HSPA or 4G HSPA+ service where it is available.

engaging and immersive conversations
Jun 10, 2016, 11:53 AM
in the Article: Facebook Users Can Now Comment On Posts with Videos forum

Which will clearly only be about cats

Re: End of the list
Jun 6, 2016, 3:20 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Uncarrier 11 Is All About Giving Thanks forum

bottom of the barrel is better than what the other providers are doing, which is nothing.

Re: How about take care of the LAST deal???
Jun 2, 2016, 10:40 AM
in the Article: Samsung Giving Away Gear VR to Galaxy S Buyers forum

You should contact Prize Logic, Samsung's promotion team. For the most efficient resolution, fill out the Contact Us form, which you can access by clicking https://helpdesk.prizelogic.com/Tickets/NewWi dget?sectionid=2073 website. You may also contact Samsung Customer Support via Prize Logic, United States 1-888-795-6442, Puerto Rico 1-248-936-2660, M-F 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET, or via email at customersupport@prizelogic.com.

Re: Frequency Bands
May 27, 2016, 10:01 AM
in the Article: ZTE Taps BMW to Help Design the Axon 7 Flagship forum

Awesome! Thank you.

Frequency Bands
May 26, 2016, 10:07 AM
in the Article: ZTE Taps BMW to Help Design the Axon 7 Flagship forum

Do we know specifically which LTE bands this device supports? 2 / 4 / 12 / 13 / 17 ?

Great news!
May 25, 2016, 12:27 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Buy Chicago-Area Spectrum to Boost Coverage forum

Naperville is FINALLY getting decent coverage from T-Mobile. Now my family can switch!

Re: Updates?
May 21, 2016, 9:48 AM
in the Article: Google's Project Ara Launch On Target for This Year forum

I shook my magic 8 ball, and it said all signs point to yes.

Re: Samsung Pay works at Target
May 18, 2016, 10:01 AM
in the Article: CurrentC, an Apple Pay Competitor, Is Delayed forum

This is pretty hilarious. Here in Canada, we have been using chip cards for at least 10 - 12 years, and now, all new debit / credit cards have tap capability up to a $100.00 purchase. It's standard here, all businesses / restaurants accept them, and it's quick and easy. I have personally been using a chip / tap card for at least 10 years and I have never had a fraudulent charge, and I don't ...

Re: As much as Apple sucks...
Mar 28, 2016, 11:24 AM
in the Apple iPhone SE forum

The iPhone SE is not a lower end device. The iPhone SE and the iPhone 6S are identical apart from screen size - check the phone comparison tool on this very website to see the truth. Based on what you said, you won't like this phone because it is cut and dry - it is a "small" version of the same line of phones. SE = small screen 6S = Medium screen 6S Plus = Large screen However, based on specs, ...

50%? Yeah right.
Mar 4, 2016, 6:02 AM
in the Article: Boost Mobile Rolls Out Offer for AT&T, T-Mo, Verizon Customers forum

Article says 4 lines, 10GB per line for $110.00. T-Mobile's current 4 line offer with 10GB is $120.00. That seems like $10.00 savings, not 50%. Wow, nice job with your advertising, Boost.

Re: Canadian phone?
Feb 18, 2016, 7:16 AM
in the BLU Vivo 5 forum

I can see what you mean - This is not a great band set for any carrier in the United States. While the phone would work with T-Mobile and AT&T, it would get very poor service in some areas, and it does not support any low band LTE networks. If this phone was used in Canada, it would get excellent service on Bell / Virgin Mobile, as it nearly supports all of their frequency bands (Except for ...

Canadian phone?
Feb 16, 2016, 6:14 AM
in the BLU Vivo 5 forum

Based on the frequency bands of this phone, it would work great with Bell or Virgin Mobile in Canada.

Re: Watch out t-mobile..... NOT
Feb 12, 2016, 7:14 AM
in the Article: Sprint Ups the Ante with $150 Unlimited Family Bundle forum

Even if you have an "Unlimited" data cell phone plan, cell phone data plans are not meant to be a replacement for a home internet connection, and using your phone like you would your home internet is foolish. What is also foolish is actually expecting a carrier, any carrier, give you fully, truly unlimited high speed data. There are terms and conditions for a reason. All of them have fair use clauses in their terms & ...

Re: Even if TMobile Had the Fastest, Largest, and Most Reliable 4G...
Dec 24, 2015, 12:09 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Touts Network Milestones forum

Tellico Plains has a population of 894, Reliance of 1034, and Delano of 1561. It would not make business sense to expend the kinds of funds required to provide coverage to such small communities. I could not find a place called "Bear Paw", However, Ocoee, TN, does have T-Mobile coverage. It's only 1900Mhz LTE and 2G, but there is still coverage in that town. Oh, also, I checked Sprint's coverage - they have no coverage in Tellico ...

Garbage
Dec 8, 2015, 10:43 AM
in the Article: Consumer Advocates Lodge Complaint Against T-Mobile forum

The EIP (Equipment Installment plan) agreements simply say that if you cancel your service, you owe the remaining amount due on the phone, which makes obvious sense. Also, by virtue of somebody having an EIP, they agreed through email by giving their electronic signature to the agreement. Whenever I agree to a contract or anything like that, I always read all the fine print. All of it. Maybe if these dumb consumers had done that, they ...

Re: It's crazy
Dec 2, 2015, 5:22 PM
in the Article: Samsung Launches Refreshed Galaxy A Series forum

You could always get hand enlargement surgery. www.yelp.com/topic/los-angeles-hand-enlar gement-surgery Hahaha.. I didn't think I'd find anything, but wow. I guess it really is a thing.

54 inch screen!
Oct 27, 2015, 11:30 AM
in the Article: Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Has 'Shatter Shield' forum

DAMN! You know I was only kidding when I said people should be carrying around flat-screen TVs on their shoulders, right?

Cellular Connectivity
Oct 1, 2015, 1:28 PM
in the Article: LG Adds Cellular Radio to Urbane Smartwatch forum

Does anybody know if this watch requires cellular connectivity to function properly, or will it still work when simply paired to a device by Bluetooth if there is no sim in the watch?

This is a flagship phone for 2015/2016?
Sep 30, 2015, 6:07 PM
in the Sony Xperia Z5 forum

Based on the specs, seems more like a 2014/2015 flagship. Where's the 2K screen? 4GB Ram? Lame, Sony. Lame.

Re: 100 Megabits ?
Sep 11, 2015, 10:12 AM
in the Article: Sprint's iPhone 6s Includes Carrier Aggregation forum

I am honestly not sure, I'll do my best to look that up and get back to you. I'm now interested myself, as well.

100 Megabits ?
Sep 11, 2015, 8:45 AM
in the Article: Sprint's iPhone 6s Includes Carrier Aggregation forum

My Galaxy S 4, which does not support carrier aggregation, being used on Virgin Mobile (in Canada) can get 70 Megabits per second. In Canada the laws are different, and cellular tower output is lower than in the United States. Sprint tries so hard, but they can never seen to get it right.

Re: The new mobile hotspots
Sep 8, 2015, 2:18 PM
in the Article: ZTE Mobley Hotspot Plugs Into Car Data Port forum

I very much disagree that this is a good use for that port. All of the car's systems can be monitored through this port. This means that 3rd party data collection, which is prevalent in our society today, may be happening here. Nobody is to say that it isn't. If you only have one 12-volt port, you can easily get an adaptor that turns one of them into two, I have also seen adaptors that ...

OBD-II ?
Sep 8, 2015, 12:01 PM
in the Article: ZTE Mobley Hotspot Plugs Into Car Data Port forum

I am very curious as to why any non-diagnostic device would plug into the OBD-II port on any car. It almost seems like there is some kind of data collection going on here that the consumer is not being told about. They could have easily made this device plug into the on-board 12-volt outlets. I would personally never plug anything except a scanner into my car's OBD-II port, that's what it's meant for, and that *should* ...

Essential functions?
Aug 26, 2015, 3:18 PM
in the Article: Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone forum

You say it only includes essential functions, yet it has Facebook built in. Last time I checked, social network was not essential.

Less Data?
Aug 14, 2015, 4:32 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Embraces FM Radio In Phones forum

FM Radio uses zero data. Absolute zero. It listens to frequency modulation signals, it doesn't go through cellular, wifi, or any other kind of data connection. My phone has an FM radio in it, and it works with all cellular/wifi/Bluetooth radios turned off and in airplane mode. It also works with the SIM card removed from the phone. Not only does it use less data, it uses none.

Re: Overpriced
Aug 12, 2015, 3:23 PM
in the ZTE Axon Pro / Axon forum

It says right in the article that they support all network frequency bands of AT&T and T-Mobile.

Silent Video
Jul 29, 2015, 4:35 PM
in the Article: Yahoo's New Messaging App Adds Live Video To Your Texts forum

"The app is designed for situations where audio might be inappropriate for one or both parties..." Yeah, as a mute button would just be WAY out of the question!

Re: Overpriced
Jul 27, 2015, 10:22 AM
in the ZTE Axon Pro / Axon forum

There's a Chinese phone out there that has 4GB of RAM?

Re: since when is the BlackBerry Classic mid-range?
Jul 24, 2015, 4:51 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry All But Gives Up On Smartphones forum

The classic is definitely mid-range. The older Z30 is substantially better in all spec categories, including processor, and the Passport is an absolute powerhouse. The Z10 is almost a better phone than the classic, if you aren't too upset about a slightly lower resolution screen. I was hoping for more out of the Classic, it has old internals.

Re: iMessage...?
Jul 22, 2015, 5:54 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Launches RCS-Based Advanced Messaging forum

You're most likely correct, no currently released iPhone would ever support this.

Re: iMessage...?
Jul 22, 2015, 3:04 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Launches RCS-Based Advanced Messaging forum

The Device has to support RCS for this system to work. From what I understand, there are no plans to include any iPhones, at all. iMessages already closely resembles Advanced Messaging.

Re: It;s Not Free
Jul 13, 2015, 6:00 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Makes It Free to Roam In Canada and Mexico forum

It is $10.00 per line if you have single line plans and are a legacy customer. If you do not want to change your plan due to grandfathers plans / features, T-Mobile will still give you the benefit of Simple Choice North America with a $10.00 add-on to single lines, or $10.00 at the account level for accounts with up to 10 lines on a pooling plan. The new plans that are being released on the 15th have ...

Re: How can they do this?
Jul 10, 2015, 5:14 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Makes It Free to Roam In Canada and Mexico forum

Absolutely right. I don't know about Mexico, but certainly in Canada they had to pay Rogers a substantial amount of money. Rogers is like the Verizon of Canada, they have the best service in most areas, and they don't care if you think they have high prices. Rogers is T-Mobile's LTE roaming partner in Canada, and the most expensive carrier in Canada by far. I can only imagine how much T-Mobile paid them to forge ...

Re: Well
Jul 2, 2015, 5:48 PM
in the Article: Sprint CEO Derides T-Mobile's 'Misleading' and 'Fake' Moves forum

That sounds like an excuse to me. My girlfriend has a Cat 4 LTE device and can pull 100+ Mbps here in Canada on an MVNO (Virgin Mobile). In the middle of nowhere, in a Hamlet (A town too small to be a town) called Jasper, in the middle of nowheresville, Ontario, I can pull 20 Mbps on Virgin's HSPA+ network.

Re: Well
Jul 2, 2015, 5:38 PM
in the Article: Sprint CEO Derides T-Mobile's 'Misleading' and 'Fake' Moves forum

I live in Canada, and use Virgin Mobile up here, an MVNO of Bell Mobility. My device is LTE Cat 3, and I pull 65 Mbps inside my house. My girlfriend has an LTE Cat 4 device, and she has gotten nearly 100 Mbps at times. My father, who lives near Naperville (A suburb of Chicago) can't get the internet service he wants because his neighborhood isn't "wired" for it, so he is stuck with slow access. A ...

Re: $70 dollar Unlimited plan (Grandfathered)
Jun 19, 2015, 3:29 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Increases Mobile Hotspot Allowance forum

They actually did. Every single customer that had an Unlimited data feature that had a specific amount of data to be used for Mobile Hotspot had that Hotspot allotment increased by 2GB. The old $20.00 UNL+3GB SMHS is now $20.00 UNL+5GB SMHS.

Re: Google Clock
Jun 18, 2015, 4:47 PM
in the Article: Google Adds Clock App to Play Store forum

What features does this Google Clock offer that your previous clock did not ?

This IS big brother
Jun 8, 2015, 3:29 PM
in the Article: Siri Gets Smarter forum

Why even life your life for yourself at all when Siri is like a digital life coach? This sounds way too intrusive to me, can people not even decide for themselves where they are going to drive? The dependence on devices like this is ludicrous. Society would collapse if the GPS or Cellular network ever stopped working for any length of time. I have a paper map in my car and it has NEVER let ...

Re: Why Not?
May 12, 2015, 2:22 PM
in the Article: Verizon to Buy AOL for $4.4 billion forum

I didn't even realize Geocities was still a thing, I remember that site back from the 1990s, didn't know it was still alive. I agree with you, however. There is such a thing as too big.

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