US Cellular is finally getting around to sending out the Android 6.0 update for LG G4 owners, after LG suspended the update for owners several months ago due to issues with the software. The update includes all of the newer Android features and tweaks that we’ve grown to know and love, which includes things like Doze, which should drastically improve battery life on your device, and Now on Tap and redesigned application permissions. Read more
Wireless carrier U.S. Cellular has quietly launched some new deals for consumers who may be shopping around for service or a new phone now that the holiday crush has passed. Buyers can scoop up a shared data plan that comes with 6GB of data for only $40 per month plus a monthly line access fee that varies depending on how device payments are made. For comparison, U.S. Cellular currently charges $75 per month for an individual plan that only comes with 2GB of data. Read more
US Cellular has added a new tablet to its lineup, bringing Samsung’s wallet-friendly Galaxy Tab E to the mix. The 16 GB tablet offers plenty of bells and whistles for someone looking for a lightweight device to watch movies and browse the internet on, with some of Samsung’s fancy camera modes and the popular Kids Mode. It offers expandable memory and a 5,000 mAh battery, so it’s a decent option for a binge watching machine, especially if you don’t want to splurge on some of the high end devices. Read more
US Cellular has announced a new set of data plans for customers that are designed to be a little more streamlined than their old offerings, all while still being cheaper than either AT&T or Verizon. The plans don’t go quite as far as Verizon’s newer plans in terms of being simpler, but they are cheaper, so that’s worth something. Read more
US Cellular has posted their 2015 Q2 earnings, and things are looking pretty positive for the company. They didn’t experience tremendous growth, but operating revenue grew to $975 million, up from $957 million a year ago. Their postpaid subscriber count grew, and churn stayed relatively low, helping the company stay profitable. Read more
In a bid to poach customer from other networks, US Cellular has launched a promotion that guarantees lower bills to new customers who move from Verizon and AT&T. In case, it fails to deliver on the aforementioned promise, US Cellular will give you a $50 gift card absolutely free.
For you US Cellular Galaxy S 5 users, Lollipop has finally arrived for your device with version 5.0.1. To grab the update, you can either head into About Device>Software Update (make sure you have Wi-Fi and you’re signed into your Google account) and get it via an OTA, or use Samsung Kies and update it manually.
For more information and instructions on how to update via Samsung Kies, check out the source link!
source: US Cellular
Despite a March 1 announcement, it appears that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available after a bit, starting April 10. As such, carriers here in the US and abroad have announced that they will be carrying the new Galaxy flagship. Those include, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint in the US and Vodafone and Three in the UK. As far as pre-paid is concerned there are a few carriers that will carry the new Galaxy.
Moto X 2nd Gen users on US Cellular are the next in line for some update sweetness with Android 5.0.2. Read more
Hot on the heals of US Cellular, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, Verizon has now joined the party to launch the curved variant of Samsung’s flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note Edge, in the United States.
The handset will set you back $399.99 on any of Big Red’s two-year plans or $799.99 unlocked. You can also bag yourself one for $33.33 per month if you happen to be a member of the carrier’s Edge program.