Samsung Galaxy S7 devices getting update on T-Mobile network

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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

AT&T will throw in a Samsung Smart TV with Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge orders

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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

Vodafone slammed by complaints during fourth quarter of 2015

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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