Verizon customers will be happy to know that, yes, the Nextbit Robin will have a special variant that is ready to operate on their carrier’s network.
In what can be perceived as a damage control move, AT&T has increased its unlimited data limit from merely 5GB to a reasonable 22GB per month. The change comes after the FCC proposed a $100 million fine against the mobile carrier for misleading its customers with the promise of “unlimited” data. Although the carrier no longer offers unlimited data plans, subscribers who had such a plan could continue to renew them.
Three has just announced it has begun to roll out its 4G Super-Voice technology in the UK making it easier for customers to make calls, send texts or go online in places that had previously had poor or no signal reception at all. While Three is calling the technology 4G Super-Voice, US readers may be more familiar with it under the VoLTE moniker. Read more
Although the company reports having a “few” customers who have not made the transition, Cricket Wireless will be shutting down the last remaining bits of the CDMA network it had been operating on. Cricket is transitioning all customers to AT&T’s GSM-based network. Read more
T-Mobile is sending out updates for several Samsung Galaxy phones on its network, covering all the major flagship devices Samsung has released this year. This includes the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, and Galaxy Note 5. Read more
Twitter tipster @upleaks posted some news a few days ago about a Motorola smartphone codenamed Bounce that was described as a mildly ruggedized version of the Moto X Play. @upleaks is back with more news about this device, this time claiming it will be released in the U.S. by Verizon as the DROID Turbo 2. Previously the Motorola Bounce had been pegged as the DROID Maxx 2 for Verizon.
For consumers who were interested in the middle tier of Motorola’s 2015 devices, the Motorola Moto X Play, it appears Verizon will be their only option in the form of a some type of DROID device if these rumors are accurate.
source: @upleaks (Twitter)