On Sunday night, Samsung is going to tell us what a handful of investigations determined was the cause of the Galaxy Note 7 recall. But before we get there, news outlets are doing their best to out the news ahead of time. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Samsung found two issues with batteries used after at least three quality-control and supply-chain analysis firms investigated. (more…)
We have gathered your questions from over the course of this week and are ready to provide you with our answers for Volume 44 of the DL Q&A Sessions. Y’all submitted a ton of great questions, ranging in topic from where we get our tech-related news, who will win the IoT race, what we expect to see from Google’s “flagship” watches in 2017, and much more. (more…)
Next week for T-Mobile Tuesday, T-Mobile is letting participants gift their freebies to friends and family. That means you’ll receive two free FandangoNOW movie rentals and two Shell $0.25 per gallon discounts, so that you can share with a loved one. Also, the free $15 Lyft ride that T-Mobile almost always gives away is gift-able too. (more…)
Best Buy is hosting some sort of 2-day sale right now that happens to include a couple of good prices on unlocked phones. For one, you could get yourself into a gold Galaxy S7 Edge (unlocked and refurbished) for $425 or the getting-close-to-being-old Moto X Pure Edition for just $250. (more…)
Verizon and Motorola are currently running a deal that puts pretty hefty discounts on the Moto Z family. For flagships like the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, you’ll get a 50% off price, but the Moto Z Play can be had for as little as $5 per month.
So how do all of these fun discounts work? Verizon, for months now, has been offering bill credits in order to get you into phones for a really low price. It’s all a bit tricky and involves monthly credits, but in the end, you are getting the phones for those 50% off and $5 per month prices. (more…)
If we polled readers to see which flagship phone had the worst design, it’s quite possible that Samsung’s Galaxy S5 would rank pretty high on the list. With its obnoxiously large bezels and silly flap that covered the charging port, Samsung’s water resistant Galaxy S5 didn’t quite rub us the right way. (more…)