Un-carrier is giving away 100 phones for its T-Mobile Tuesdays anniversary

t mobile record revenue
It has been a year since T-Mobile first started giving away free stuff (yes, really) every Tuesday, and to celebrate the milestone, the Un-carrier is doing the only logical thing — giving away more free stuff. Every hour for 12 hours today, June 6, the Seattle-based mobile service provider will be giving away prizes, including 100 LG G6 phones, an LG G Pad X 8.0, and other non-hardware treats.

For the past year, T-Mobile has been thanking its customers for simply existing by way of its T-Mobile Tuesdays program, and over the last 12 months, customers have taken advantage of more than 40 million free gifts. But now, the company really wants to turn up the volume, promising to give away “tens of millions of dollars in free stuff.”

There’s the opportunity for free gas for a year, free movie tickets for a year, $1,000 to spend at PetSmart (or Papa John’s or Vudu), free Lyft rides, and free coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts. And of course, T-Mobile is still giving out its more standard Tuesday prizes (though do you really want a T-Mobile branded trucker hat?).

“The carriers just love to see you sweat. But, this summer, the Un-carrier’s gonna help you stay chill — with ice cream, movies, and a whole lot more.” said John Legere, president & CEO of T-Mobile. “With T-Mobile Tuesdays, we prove our loyalty to you and thank you for being a customer every single week with awesome free stuff.”

So how do you actually win one of these prizes? Well, you’ll have to be pretty vigilant about monitoring Twitter. Starting at 9:00 a.m. ET tomorrow, June 7, follow @TMobile on Twitter and reply to #Thankiversary tweets. Those of you who reply, retweet, and are engaged with T-Mobile’s posts will have a higher chance of winning. You just have to keep your eye on the prize.

Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Write music with your voice, make homemade cheese

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Business

Bags with brains: Smart luggage and gadgets are making travel smoother

The bag you use to tote your stuff can affect the experience of any trip. In response, suitcases are wising up, and there are now options for smart luggage with scales, tracking, and more. Here are our favorite pieces.
Deals

This is the one thing you need to do before giving your child a smart phone or tablet

Monitoring your kids' digital habits can be a challenge in today’s high-tech age, but great parental control software like Qustodio gives parents a much-needed advantage Read on to find out how you can protect your child from online…
Home Theater

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video and what’s leaving in April 2019

Amazon Prime Video adds new titles each month that are available for free to all Prime members. Check out our list to find all the content hitting Amazon Prime Video in March and April, from new original series to classic films.
Mobile

The Black Shark 2’s Ludicrous Mode promises the smoothest mobile gaming

Xiaomi-backed Black Shark has a follow-up to last year's Black Shark gaming phone, complete with high specs and a low price. Here's everything we know about the Black Shark 2 gaming phone.
Deals

Need a new tablet? Here are the best iPad deals for March 2019

In the wide world of tablets, Apple is still the king. If you're on team Apple and just can't live without iOS, we've curated an up-to-date list of all of the best iPad deals currently available for March 2018.
Gaming

Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs brings 3D demolition into your living room

Angry Birds is releasing its next entry in the spring of 2019 - with a new spin. Bringing 3D environments and destruction, Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs uses augmented reality to add a new dimension to a classic series.
Deals

Amazon drops price on Apple Watch Series 4 with a rare deal

Since Apple first unveiled the Series 4, the price for one has pretty much held fast. This has finally started to change with a nice little $15 discount on Amazon. If you've been wanting the newest Apple Watch, now is a great time.
Computing

Sending SMS messages from your PC is easier than you might think

Texting is a fact of life, but what to do when you're in the middle of something on your laptop or just don't have your phone handy? Here's how to send a text message from a computer, whether you prefer to use an email client or Windows 10.
Mobile

Google's midrange Pixels might be called the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are considered to be two of the best Android smartphones, but it looks like Google could be prepping a midrange line. Say hello to the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL.
Mobile

Whether by the pool or the sea, make a splash with the best waterproof phones

Whether you're looking for a phone you can use in the bath, or you just want that extra peace of mind, waterproof phones are here and they're amazing. Check out our selection of the best ones you can buy.
Gaming

Blackout to go? Call of Duty: Mobile is coming this summer

Activision and Tencent have partnered to create Call of Duty: Mobile, a free-to-play version of the popular shooter franchise that will be available on iOS and Android devices this summer.
Mobile

Here are 15 of our favorite iPad Mini cases, covers to protect your tiny tablet

We take a look at the best iPad Mini cases and covers on the market. We have cases in a range of styles and prices, with all sorts of distinguishing features. If you have an Apple iPad Mini 4 or iPad Mini 5 then get a case now.
Cars

Say goodbye to Uber for good: Here's how to cut ties with the ridesharing service

If you thought that deleting the Uber app would also delete your account, think again. You'll have to deactivate your account, then wait 30 days in order to do so. Here, we outlined how to delete your Uber account once and for all.