The Priv seemed like BlackBerry’s last effort to fight back into a market that left the company for dead, but at first glance, things looked pretty positive. Sales weren’t knocking Samsung and Apple out, but the Priv seemed to hold its own.
According to AT&T, though, that may not be entirely true. Read more
T-Mobile today unveiled Un-carrier 11, which is entirely focused on thanking all of the carrier’s customers. Thanks to Un-carrier 11, there’s a lot of goodies in store for those that are T-Mobile customers, including giving customers some shares of the company.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is an exclusive device for AT&T customers. Only those who belong to AT&T can purchase the ultra-durable phone that doesn’t give up the high-end specifications we’re used to with the Galaxy S7. Samsung kept the high resolution display, snappy processor, and a versatile camera. The real difference between the Galaxy S7 Active and the Galaxy S7 is design as the former is ready for drops and spills of all types, and Samsung raised the battery capacity up to 4000mAh.
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The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, dubbed the “toughest Galaxy device ever,” will be available to purchase at AT&T later this week on June 10.
According to Evan Blass via a Twitter posting, the first Project Tango phone to hit the market is going to be huge. Not just huge in the sense that this will be the first augmented reality smartphone to hit the market, but huge in physical dimensions as well. According to Blass, the new device will come with a 6.4-inch QHD display, pushing the boundary between smartphones and tablets. Read more
After lengthy testing and running a beta with device owners, OnePlus is finally rolling out OxygenOS 3.0.2 for the OnePlus 2. The over-the-air software update includes a raise to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow running behind OnePlus’ OxygenOS among other things.
The much-anticipated Moto Z and DROID are reported to have new accessory back plates called “Style Mod,” which will easily let owners of either smartphone switch out the colors of the back plate on the device.
An iconic character from the world of advertising has made the move from Verizon to Sprint. For years Paul Marcarelli was the “face” of Verizon after an advertising campaign from years ago in which he asked viewers, “can you hear me now?” To this day the line remains part of the cultural lexicon. Starting last night during the NBA Finals, Marcarelli is now appearing in advertising for Sprint, extolling the improvements made to their network and the savings they can provide to consumers. Read more
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T-Mobile will kick off their Un-carrier 11 promotion on Monday, and it’s arguably the most unique one yet. Instead of free data or earlier upgrades or anything actually related to the network, T-Mobile will be rewarding customers with company shares. Yep, now we’ll have a carrier that offers stock options to paying customers. Read more