Well, that didn’t take long. After announcing its ‘All-In‘ unlimited talking, texting and data plan that inexplicably included a 600kbps cap on video streaming, Sprint has decided to mostly remove the limitation.
If you live in Canada and you’ve been on the fence about purchasing a Galaxy S6 smartphone, Samsung has just announced another incentive to tip you over the edge; a free six-month subscription to Google’s Play Music service.
If you live in London and have wished that your Amazon Prime deliveries would arrive even quicker, you may be happy to find out that Amazon has just announced the arrival of its Prime Now service to subscribers in the UK capital. Over 10,000 items are now available to have delivered within the hour if you are eligible for Prime Now. We have more details after the break.
India is a veritable hotbed for smartphones, with a huge variety of devices being released seemingly every day. Today, we have the Lenovo K3 Note smartphone that has just been launched in India, and will be available in a series of those flash sales we love to hate, the first of which is on July 8th. We have the specifications and pricing after the break.
Looking back, HTC might well regret announcing the One M9 handset on the same day that Samsung unveiled its metal and glass Galaxy S6 and S6 edge devices at MWC. Samsung’s devices stole the show, and HTC is struggling to recover. Despite the HTC One M9 being more refined than its predecessors, moving to a more traditional camera setup and using the latest Qualcomm silicon, the handset is not selling well.
Elephone’s upcoming P9000 smartphone is believed to be launching with a MediaTek’s deca-core Helio X20 processor at its heart in October, but in the meantime we have news that the P8000 is being launched in India.
The UK carrier, EE, announced a customer rewards scheme with a difference back in April by giving its members a chance to sign up to receive a free external battery pack called the Power Bar with a 2,600mAh capacity. But after receiving more than a million requests in just four days, EE had to temporarily halt accepting new applicants. If you’ve had to wait to claim your free Power Bar, you are in luck because EE has just started accepting new sign ups again.
Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge smartphones have generally been well received, with the main complaint about the handsets being the absence of MicroSD card support and shortened battery life. While unnamed Samsung executives have previously let slip that sales of the S6 and S6 Edge handsets has met internal targets, no one has had a solid idea of how well they are actually selling.
The UK carrier, EE, has expanded its range of Harrier branded devices with the release of its Harrier Tab that features Android 5.1 firmware, 4G connectivity, a full HD display and a Qualcomm Octa-core processor. We have the list of specifications and press release after the break.
The SHIELD Android TV Box might have only been available to buy for a few weeks, but Nvidia isn’t resting on its laurels. Nvidia is already pushing Upgrade 1.2 to the device via OTA (Over-The-Air). We have the changelog after the break.
If you took part in the Pebble Time KickStarter campaign, then you’ve either received your smartwatch already or it’s busy winging its way to you. If you didn’t take part though, it isn’t long until you will be able to pre-order the Pebble Time on June 22nd. But, in a move that is sure to rile some folks, if you reside in the US, you will only be able to pre-order the Pebble Time from Best Buy.
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.
Sony first unveiled its Xperia Z4 Tablet at the beginning of March during the Mobile World Congress (MWC), with it scheduled to become available at the end of May. It’s main claims to fame its use of the Snapdragon 810 CPU and being only 6.1mm thick while maintaining Sony’s trend of making its flagship devices waterproof.
Xiaomi has a history of releasing budget smartphones with more than decent specifications, one of which was the well-received Redmi 2 handset that retailed for around $110. The Chinese manufacturer has gone one better though, with its Redmi 2A handset being discounted from $96 to just $80 in China.