MetroPCS has followed suit with parent company T-Mobile’s recent decision to allow all of their customers to tether their phones to other wireless devices. All customers will have the mobile hotspot feature added at no additional cost, but things are structured a bit differently than how T-Mobile did things. Read more
Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Active definitely didn’t surprise anyone this year, but after several months of waiting it’s finally available exclusively through AT&T.
If you’re interested, you can sign a 2-year contract to pick up the Active for $199, or start up an AT&T Next financing plan for upwards of $23.17 a month. Read more
There are now three options when it comes to buying the LG G Stylo. The phone has been available from Boost Mobile for a few weeks, but Sprint and its prepaid offering have joined in selling the G Style starting today.
An easy way to save money on your monthly outgoings is to take out a SIM-only contract, handy if you are content with the handset you currently use and aren’t tempted by the latest and greatest. But what happens if you take this path and a few months later decide you really want that LG G4 or Galaxy S6 smartphone? Vodafone has taken notice of such a likelihood, with customers now being able to take out a 12-month SIM-only plan that includes a flexible upgrade option to a Pay-Monthly plan.
Last month Sprint revealed that the company had burned through $914 million in cash during the first quarter as part of its efforts to gain new subscribers. While more consumers are making the switch to Sprint, the financial results are unsustainable over the long haul with analysts projecting another $4.5 billion in cash to be used the rest of this year. In February, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure indicated he was open to selling some of Sprint’s 2.5 GHz spectrum. Analysts are now saying that even that move would not have a major impact on the company’s position. Read more
We knew T-Mobile was planning on unleashing some new promotions to kick off the summer, but it’s looking like some of those promos will actually be better than we originally thought. That’s a pretty rare thing in this industry, but hey, more stuff is always good, right?
It was leaked that T-Mobile was planning on upping the data limits of mobile hotspot usage for customers who paid for it, and that they were planning on doing away with data caps in favor of data throttling. Those things are still true, but it gets even better. Read more
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.