We are less than a day away from Samsung’s big Unpacked event to launch the new Galaxy Note 7 and some other goodies. The short wait does not mean the rumors and leaks will come to a halt though as evidenced by the latest news to come out regarding the new flagship smartphone. Previous rumors suggested Samsung was shooting to start selling the Galaxy Note 7 as soon as the launch event came to a close. At least in the case of Verizon, they may not quite make that target but they will be close as the carrier is expected to open the pre-order process on August 3rd. Read more
Later this week the DC Comics universe gets a new entry to join the Bat and the Man of Steel, although this time with a twist, when Suicide Squad opens in theaters. In conjunction with that, T-Mobile has tied in several of their prizes and giveaways for this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday with Suicide Squad, including a free opening day ticket to check out the latest DCU release. Read more
Lenovo and Verizon not too long ago announced the Moto Z DROID and Moto Z Force, but neither device was available for purchase right off of the bat. Verizon opened up pre-orders last week, and today, has finally made both devices available to purchase at will.
Binge On launched about eight months ago, and since then it’s become one of T-Mobile’s staple features. John Legere is quick to promote and advertise the feature, and for good reason.
Most features like that are only as good as the services they offer, which is why it’s so important that T-Mobile get major players on board with the unlimited video streaming. Today Binge On has officially hit 100 partners, so it’s safe to say that getting video streaming sites to agree with T-Mobile has been pretty easy. Read more
When you think of the history of internet search, Google and Yahoo are probably two of the first three brands you think of from years gone by. Unlike Google, though, Yahoo hasn’t done too well for itself over the past few years. Despite spending year-after-year restructuring itself attempting to make itself more pertinent to the modern world, Yahoo simply hasn’t succeeded, posting a $440 million loss for the second quarter of 2016. In a further development, Verizon Communications has announced today that it is acquiring Yahoo’s core businesses for $4.83 billion. Read more
Sprint has posted some interesting quarterly results, beating revenue expectations. On the other hand, the carrier’s quarterly losses has widened substantially.
It looks like Verizon will be cracking down on unlimited data users who use an “extraordinary” amount of data per month. The carrier will be taking some drastic measures on these users, going as far as completely disconnecting their line.
Beginning next month, T-Mobile is letting its customers roam in Brazil without incurring any extra charges.
Cricket Wireless announced today that the Alcatel Idol 4 will be an exclusive to the AT&T subsidiary, set to launch on August 5.
$99 doesn’t get you much nowadays when it comes to consumer electronics, but from August it will get you get you a handset that can easily stand toe-to-toe with the new Moto G4 (watch the unboxing video here). The phone in question is the ZTE ZMAX Pro that sports solid mid-range specifications such as a 6-inch Full HD display, fingerprint sensor, a 13MP rear camera and a 3,400mAh non-removable battery, all for just $99 from MetroPCS. Say what? Join us after the break for more details. Read more