AT&T releases its Q2 2015 earnings, showing another solid performance

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AT&T has reported its second quarter earnings, showing minor improvement compared to the same time last year. The company generated $33 billion in overall revenue, up 1.4% since last year. In addition, the carrier’s stock price per share increased sixty-nine cents this year compared to only sixty-one cents last year. AT&T also mentioned it added 2.1 million wireless subscribers, 410,000 were postpaid and 331,000 prepaid. The remaining 1 million came from connected cars.

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HTC hopes to make connection with new ad

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HTC has released a new video for the HTC One M9 that tries to play on emotion in a big way. Using the hashtag RallyAroundMichelle, the spot portrays a young woman who is having a difficult day. After posting a social media message “I am nobody” the responses start to pour in reminding Michelle how many people do care about her. Of course, all of this is accessed via her HTC One M9 as her day is slowly brightened by the messages.

You can check out the one minute long “full” video after the break. Read more

This November the Big Android BBQ is coming to Amsterdam

bigandroidbbq_logoThe Big Android BBQ is scheduled for October 22nd and 23rd 2015 in Hurst, Texas. However news has broke that The Big Android BBQ is coming to Europe! An announcement at the Big Android BBQ Netherlands website says that they are coming to Amsterdam from the 12th to the 14th of November 2015.

The event will allow senior developers and enthusiasts to all get together for a fun filled event. Read more

Yahoo’s News Digest app is now available for Android tablets

Yahoo News DigestYahoo’s popular News Digest app is now available for Android tablets. It’s basically the same as the mobile version only now on a large screen which makes reading more enjoyable. What makes it unique is it provides a summary of all important news twice a day, hence the “digest” name. Once in the morning and once at night, all the top stories are summarized and only the key information is shown.

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Republic Wireless wants customers to seamlessly hand over calls to WiFi

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Republic Wireless aims to improve the quality of its service by harnessing the power of a WiFi network. The carrier has already allowed seamless transition when moving ongoing calls over a WiFi connection to its nationwide network; however, with ‘Project Salsa’, its latest experiment, customers are able to switch a call from Republic Wireless’ network to WiFi. Call quality obviously benefits from the strength of a WiFi network.

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Motorola accidentally posts Moto Maker options for upcoming Moto G (2015)

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The newest range of devices from Motorola will be unveiled on July 28, but leaks are showing no signs of stopping until then. While the Moto X has been Motorola’s flagship device, the Moto G has served as a valuable mid-range phone. The Moto G (2015) will step things up a by joining the Moto X with Moto Maker customization this year. At some point yesterday, Motorola accidentally posted the options available through Moto Maker for the new Moto G, showing that the phone will be unique to its owner.

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