T-Mobile has started pushing out an update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The update pushes the devices up to version PC8. The update should surface for users as a notification of an available over-the-air update, although users can manually check by heading to Settings -> About device and check for updates. The changes included appear to be security and stability improvements. Read more
As if the excitement surrounding the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones is not enough to help drive sales, AT&T is offering to throw a new television set in the mix subject to certain requirements. The TV is a Samsung 48-inch LED model that normally retails for $450. To take advantage of this deal, consumers have to buy one of Samsung’s new flagship smartphones using an AT&T Next plan and activate a new AT&T line or new DIRECTV service. Read more
Samsung has released a substantial update to its Samsung+ app, which now features live device feedback and Samsung Assist for remote support.
In the U.K., wireless carrier Vodafone saw an already troubled public image tumble even further if the number of complaints filed with watchdog agency Ofcom is an indication. According to Ofcom, during the final quarter of 2015 pay-monthly subscribers filed 32 complaints for every 100,000 customers. That may not seem like many, but it is more than double the figure for the same period in 2014 and is much higher than other carriers. Read more
Customers with Cricket Wireless who have been waiting around for an affordable new phone from Samsung finally have the Galaxy Amp Prime to consider. Starting today, the carrier is selling the phone online and in stores for $149.
A memo has leaked indicating that Verizon will be adding a number of different $20 upgrade fees next week.
According to an image shared by TmoNews, T-Mobile is planning to launch new Simple Choice Data Only rate plans, which will include unlimited texting.
Because you can never have too many mobile hotspots in your lineup, AT&T is now selling the new Unite Explore. But at least this one is a little different with its rugged design.