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T-Mobile’s GoSmart customers to get Facebook access, even without a data plan

If your Facebook addiction knows no bounds, it might be time to jump on T-Mobile’s bandwagon. The coolest carrier on the planet has announced they will allow Facebook to be accessed offline for those who are on one of their GoSmart Mobile plans. GoSmart, which is essentially T-Mobile’s lower-end prepaid offering, was announced earlier this year. With plans starting at $30/month, it’s aimed at the emerging mid-tier smartphone market.

T-Mobile Uncarrier 4.0 expected to tackle ETF fees

T-Mobile CEO John Legere began teasing Uncarrier 4.0 last week. He hasn't gone into specifics, but did take to Twitter to once again poke at AT&T. Legere touched on how the next phase will be about eliminating "another customer pain point." That leaves quite a bit of room for interpretation, however it looks like some details may have recently been leaked.

Dish may be considering a bid for T-Mobile

Dish network, the satellite cable provider, is said to be in talks to acquire T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom. Reuters is citing “people close to the matter” in noting that their bid may come sometime next year. It would be Dish’s second attempt at acquiring a mobile carrier outright, and their third at getting into the mobile carrier business.

T-Mobile CEO prods AT&T chief, hints at more Uncarrier goodness in tweet

Easily one of the more interesting — and quite honestly, cool — stories of 2013 has been T-Mobile’s Uncarrier approach. Their rage-quitting of the status quo makes for good theater, but also really happy customers. Their CEO has a brashness we love, and they have inspired change throughout the industry. Prior to them, there were no “early opt-out” plans, and now each major US carrier has one.

FCC, carriers may have come to agreement on device unlocking

The FCC and carriers may have come to an agreement on device unlocking. Reports now suggest that both carriers and the FCC have agreed, in principle, to a method for notifying customers of their rights regarding unlocking devices. This all comes after FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said he preferred to see a day when carriers weren’t so stringent about device regulations, especially once out of contract.

T-Mobile Galaxy S III LTE Android 4.3 update now live

The Galaxy S III is far from the newest device on the market, but at the same time, it isn't one that Samsung and the carriers are done with just yet. In fact, T-Mobile has just begun rolling out an update. The update is heading to those carrying the Galaxy S III LTE (t999L) and is arriving as Android 4.3 with baseband version T999LUVUBMK4. And along with the change in version numbers, there are some new features.