Google Glass coming to AT&T stores

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Google Glass purchases were recently opened up to anyone in the U.S., but the big question has always been…When will it actually be available at the retail level? Well that day might be coming real soon, and AT&T is likely to one such place that you will be able to go and grab one. Unfortunately no other retailers were mentioned, but what we do know is that AT&T will be “one of the first locations,” which implies that they won’t be the only place. However, they could get exclusivity for a limited time.


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AT&T to expand offering of tablets on GoPhone pre-paid plan

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AT&T’s pre-paid plan, GoPhone, will expand its offering to a bunch of new tablets. So if you’ve got one of the below tablets (or are planning on purchasing one) then you can buy data time on the GoPhone service monthly. Hit the break for the full list of compatible tablets.

Once you have the tablet you’ll also have to buy a GoPhone SIM Kit card for $9.99. Then you can pre-pay for your tablet’s data plan on AT&T. The plans are as follows:

1. 250MB for $15/month – 100MB of additional data costs $10 each
2. 3GB for $30/month – 500MB of additional data costs $10 each
3. 5GB  for $50/month – 1GB of additional data costs $10 each


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AT&T offering $50 of Google Play credit after purchasing new phone or tablet with new contract

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Well folks, the title says it all.

AT&T will be giving away $50 of Google Play credit to customers who purchase a new phone or tablet (with a new 2 year contract) from now until June 17.

After you purchase a new device, you’ll have to redeem a code. From that point, the code will expire on May 15, 2015. You’ll have to have (or create) a Google Wallet account before you redeem the code, though. The cool thing about the deal is that you can purchase up to 10 new devices and you’ll get the $50 credit on all of them, so you can buy new phones for the whole family.

It is an online only deal though, so make sure you don’t make your orders through the store if you want to take advantage of the deal.

Source: AT&T

AT&T adds Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 to its lineup

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Lately, carriers have been very much more open to having a wide tablet lineup. AT&T is the latest carrier to announce some new additions, both of which are coming from Samsung. The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 are the two tablets heading to AT&T. The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 will cost $379.99 with a new two-year contract through AT&T, but their Next program will change that to $24 per month. The Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, on the other hand, is much more costly any way you look at it. With the Next program, this tablet is $45 per month and $799.99 if you forgo that and sign a contract.

AT&T is running some deals to coincide with the arrival of both tablets. Purchasing the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 will take $30 off the price of Samsung’s Bluetooth keyboard, something that you essentially need. This deal closes all the way in mid-September. And starting on June 6, purchasing either tablet with the Galaxy S 5 or AT&T’s new Galaxy S 5 Active will save $50 as a bundle. This offer ends on July 24.

Hit the break for a pair of introduction videos.
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AT&T officially announces the Samsung Galaxy S 5 Active

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The Galaxy S 5 Active is finally here. The very durable handset from Samsung is available first on AT&T. If Titanium Gray isn’t really your color, you can choose from Camo Green and Ruby Red. Like the flagship Galaxy S 5, the GS5 Active has a 5.1-inch display with a 1080p resolution. Inside is once again Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.5GHz.

Since everything is pretty much the same, what’s the difference here? The Galaxy S 5 Active has shock resistance in addition to the water and dust resistance that the Galaxy S 5 has. Samsung has thrown in a convenience key on the side of the device that, upon pressing it, launches applications that will be useful for the outdoors.

The on-contract price with AT&T is $199 and the carrier also has it available through the Next program for as little as $27.50 per month. Forgoing a two-year contract? Pay $714.99, please.

Hit the break for a gallery of the colors, an introductory video, and the full press release.

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Set of Samsung Galaxy S 5 Active (AT&T) images leak

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We have already seen a leaked press render, but now we are seeing some live photographs of the Galaxy S 5 Active for AT&T. With this leak, we see the front and back of the handset. We also see the home screen, lock screen, boot animation, and the removable back panel exposing the battery. On the software front, there seem to have been no changes made. Hardware, though, has been altered for additional durability. After all, this is the Active version of the Galaxy S 5.

Hit the break for the full gallery.
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Samsung Galaxy S 5 in gold press render for AT&T, Sprint leaks

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Two carriers in the United States are preparing to add a new color to their Galaxy S 5 offering. Both AT&T and Sprint are going to add the Copper Gold version of this year’s Samsung flagship. Above you can see just how the device will look. Only thing different here is obviously the color. The front, which you can see after the break, also remains the same.


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AT&T finally pencils in a release date for the ASUS PadFone X

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The day has finally come folks. An ASUS PadFone will actually be available at a U.S. carrier. It was announced back at CES that AT&T would carry it, but we wondered if they would actually ever release it.

AT&T finally put our worries to sleep by announcing that it will be available starting June 6. You will be able to get it on AT&T Next 18 for $22.92 per month, Next 12 for $29.80 per month, or on a two-year contract for $199. They are also offering a $50 discount on the purchase of the blue or white ASUS two-pack tablet cover and Wireless Charging Folio and Duracell Wireless Charging Mat. That deal will end July 24.  You can see a few quick videos along with the full presser after the break.


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LG G3 carrier information for the United States

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With today’s announcement of the LG G3, we also get information as to what carriers in the United States are making this LG handset available. Long story short: each of the ‘Big Four’ are going to carry the LG G3. For now, we have information from all but AT&T.

Two carriers, T-Mobile and Sprint, have gone live with per-registration pages. This page not only alerts you when the device will become available for pre-order, but also enters you into a contest to win an LG G3. T-Mobile will be giving away a ‘Beta model’ each day through June 29 and Sprint just says it has twenty units up for grabs. While T-Mobile did not say anything regarding an expected arrival, Sprint says July 2014. Sprint is going to be the exclusive provider of the Shine Gold color as well. Verizon, on the other hand, is simply pegging a summer release.

Source: T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint