With the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge going on sale nationwide on April 10, we’re seeing a bit of activity amongst the carriers regarding pre-orders. We have T-Mobile putting their S6/Edge variants available for pre-order starting tomorrow and like the uncarrier, so too will AT&T. However, unlike T-Mobile, AT&T will not be shipping devices tomorrow. Here’s how you can snag the device on AT&T.
With the FTC’s 2012 probe into Google‘s search practices all said and done, it became quite apparent that Mountain View has quite a bit of pull in the nation’s capital. A new report from The Wall Street Journal, high ranking Googler’s, including Mr. Eric Schmidt himself, met with White House officials to the tune of 230 different times across two terms.
Samsung has flooded the Smartwatch market with a number of smartwatches. The Android Wear packing Gear Live, the Tizen powered Gear S, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Galaxy Gear and its smart-fitness band Gear Fit (though technically not a smartwatch) brings Samsung’s count for wearables up to six, but hey who’s counting? While we expected Samsung to unveil a new smartwatch along side the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, to our surprise Samsung did not and the company confirmed a change in philosophy.
While most people will probably use VR sets like the Gear VR and the HTC Vive for gaming, YouTube’s 360 videos, and VR concerts, there’s a use that’s well… a front row seat to the miracle of child birth. Samsung announced that the company has streamed the very first child birth in virtual reality.
The Walkman application received a new update today that moves the build from 8.5.A.2.10 to 8.5.A.3.2. While there are visual improvements to the app, the key part of the update is the ability for Android Wear users to view songs within a synced playlist and start playback from any song in a playlist. Some users are reporting seeing other things as well.
Samsung’s been having a rough go of things as of late. Although, even with a significant drop in marketshare, the Korean company dropped a significant chunk of coin into research and development costs. According to an audit report for the company that came out yesterday, the company’s R&D investments reached 15.325507 trillion won.
Huawei was recently confirmed as the newest smartphone maker to be awarded a shot at making one-of-two new Nexus devices. Despite not knowing a lot of the logistics, we’re starting to see more rumors trickling out regarding what will be in the new Google-oriented device. Today, we’re hearing a report regarding the device’s processor.