With all of the recent leaks about an LG made Nexus 5 this year, it’s starting to look pretty likely the phone will be a reality by the holidays. Some new images have surfaced today showing a case of the new Nexus 5, which means we get a fantastic look at all of the angles on the phone. Read more
If you’re a Cricket Wireless customer, you’ll soon have two more options when it comes to picking out your next phone. The carrier is now officially offering LG’s G Stylo and HTC’s Desire 626s on their cheap prepaid service plans. Read more
Cinnamon is a brand new app on the Play Store that offers a Material Design-infused take on grocery lists. The app has tons and tons of useful features and fits right in alongside Google’s flat and colorful design language. Read more
We all know Sony will release the Xperia Z5 at some point. It’s also a pretty safe bet that they’re going to stick with what’s worked for them for the past few years. According to some promotional material, though, Sony might try to shake things up with a bigger variant of their flagship Xperia device this year. Read more
If you can’t wait to put an order in for the Galaxy S6 Edge+ or Galaxy Note 5, AT&T will begin taking pre-orders for the device later today. You’ll still have to wait for August 21st to get your hands on it, but you can secure your device now if you know for certain that you want it.
Both devices will be available for zero down up front on AT&T Next plans, although the prices wildly fluctuate depending on which phone and storage option you want. Read more
Samsung Pay was originally announced with the Galaxy S6, but no official date was ever set for the service. Now that the Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are official, Samsung has given us a date for the service to go live in the US. Read more
After announcing the Note 5 and S6 Edge+, Samsung quickly teased a new smartwatch that they’re planning on officially unveiling at IFA early next month. The watch looks completely rounded and more like what some other manufacturers are going for, but the interface looks considerably different from what Samsung ships on their current watches.
Unfortunately, they didn’t go into any details aside from the way it looks and when it will actually be announced, but we should know more in the next few weeks.
After months of rumoring and speculation, Samsung has finally taken the wraps off of their 2015 Galaxy Note device. The announcement came a little earlier in the year than usual, probably to beat the iPhone 6S to market, but I think most people will be happy to get their hands on this thing as soon as possible. Read more
AT&T has ranked higher than other wireless carriers in JD Powers’ wireless purchase experience survey, marking the fifth consecutive time AT&T has outscored the competition in this category. The award is given out twice per year.
The carrier scored top marks in four of the six categories, including store sales rep, website, offerings and promotions, and phone sales rep. Roughly 12,700 customers took part in the survey, so there was a decent sized sample to get this information from. Read more
Rite Aid has announced that they’ll be joining tons of other companies and being accepting mobile payments on August 15th. All of the company’s nearly 4600 stores will be able to take Apple Pay and Google Wallet payments.
It’s not a major deal, and it’s something that’s becoming increasingly common with most bigger stores and restaurants. But hey, if you shop at Rite Aid often, at least you won’t need to worry about bringing your credit card with you anymore. Read more