Verizon to start pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on August 3rd, launch on August 19th

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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

T-Mobile Tuesday goes comical with ‘Suicide Squad’

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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

T-Mobile’s Binge On finally hits 100 available services

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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

Verizon acquires Yahoo for $4.63 billion

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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 attemptingĀ 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

The ZTE ZMAX PRO is official with a 6-inch FHD display and 3,400mAh battery for just $99

$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