Those who purchased the LG G4 from AT&T are noticing that a software update arrives, reboots, and installs on their phones. All of this is without owners engaging the update themselves. While that is not usually the case for any software update, AT&T seems to have no qualms about it.
The changelog on AT&T’s site merely states that the AT&T Address Book has been enhanced.
Hoping to compete in the action camera space currently dominated by GoPro, U.K. wireless carrier EE announced today the launch of the 4GEE Action Cam, the world’s first action cam with 4G technology built-in. To capitalize on the built-in connectivity, EE has built-in support for live streaming of video being captured by the device using the skeegle platform. The 4GEE Action Cam is the first of several 4G devices EE plans to launch as part of a new EE Connected Strategy. Read more
While the 8-inch version of the much anticipated Galaxy Tab S2 passed through the FCC yesterday, it seems that Samsung has been busy with another range of tablets under the Galaxy Tab E moniker. This is according to a sales catalogue produced by the carrier, Taiwan mobile.
In what is either the best news ever or the worst news ever, LG has revealed the latest in its line of “Disney Mobile” phones, available exclusively in Japan. The phone, dubbed the “DM-01G,” because Disney Consumer Products clearly had no input on nomenclature, is the eighth Disney-branded phone sold through Japanese carrier NTT Docomo, Inc.
There is a great news for Android lovers who lead an active lifestyle or those who have an extreme case of butter fingers syndrome. The Galaxy S6 Active, the sturdy version of Samsung’s flagship smartphone, is now exclusively available at AT&T.
T-Mobile is prepping a few new promotions for Uncarrier customers this week that include extra data allowance for hotspots and some free trials to the carrier’s music streaming service, among other things.
The earliest promo to be announced will relate to the carrier’s Rhapsody UnRadio streaming service. A select amount of customers will be given a free 30-day trial of the service, after which they’ll be charged $4 per month for access, as usual. There’s no clear directive on what makes customers eligible, but if you’re on T-Mobile, keep an eye out for a text with the invite. Read more
Japanese operator NTT Docomo has just announced that it will launch the Xperia Z4 on Wednesday, June 10, and it will set you back 93,312 Yen ($750). The device will be available to purchase in all four colorways — Black, White, Aqua Green and Copper — from the network’s online portal and its bricks-and-mortar stores.
In a tweet from Thursday morning, AT&T possibly hinted at the upcoming release of the Samsung GS6 Active.
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LG has just announced that it will launch its flagship smartphone of 2015, the G4, in Canada on Friday, June 19. The handset will be available to purchase from Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Videotron, and WIND Mobile for $199.99 on-contract or $699.99 outright.
The nation’s fourth largest carrier is once again on the table to be put under the control of another company. Dish Network, one of the largest television providers in the United States, has been engaged in talks to merge with T-Mobile. The merger, if successful, would assign both members’ leaders to familiar roles. Dish Network’s Charlie Ergen would remain chairman of the board of the new company while John Legere of T-Mobile stands as chief executive officer.