AT&T Bringing Family Plans to Prepaid GoPhone Subscribers (Updated)

Recently confirmed to FierceWireless, AT&T is bringing family plans to subscribers of the GoPhone prepaid service. Importantly, for those interested, it is noted that the family plans will be limited to the $45/3GB a month and $60/6GB a month tiers. This decision leaves out anyone using the $30/month option.

As detailed, customers of these upcoming family plans can receive additional money off of their monthly bill, depending on how many additional lines are activated. For example, if one line is added to the plan, you will receive $5 off of your monthly bill. This deduction would be in addition to the $5/month you save if you utilize the auto-pay feature. The discounts do end, though, with the max being a $20 discount for the fifth line activated.  (more…)

Auralux: Constellations, a Sequel, Launches August 25 on Android

For fans of the original Auralux game, launching all the way back in July of 2012, the sequel is inbound! While the original launched with a Tegra-exclusive tag, it appears the sequel will not be device specific, allowing everyone to enjoy the real-time strategy gaming that is Auralux. Titled Auralux: Constellations, the sequel is essentially the same game as the original, but with a few new features that are definitely worth mentioning.  (more…)

Samsung to Launch Galaxy Note 7 With 128GB of Storage and 6GB of RAM in China

For those overly concerned about the amount on onboard storage and RAM in a device, China might be the best place for you. According to the latest report from the Korea Herald, Samsung is indeed reviewing the possible launch of a Galaxy Note 7 with upgraded specs, in comparison to the model that will launch in other parts of the globe on August 19.

The Galaxy Note 7 headed for China will feature upped storage, 128GB from the base of 64GB, as well as 6GB of RAM. The model shipping in the US, Europe, and Korea features 4GB of RAM. So, why is China getting so lucky? For a high-end flagship to compete, it’s all about the specs. Apparently, the Chinese market is saturated with devices that feature 6GB of RAM and high amounts of storage, meaning Samsung needs to deliver those numbers to be considered as someone’s next smartphone purchase.  (more…)

It Took Motorola Two Years to Develop Moto Mods, Reminds Developers About MDK

For third-party hardware developers, the Moto Mods platform creates a unique opportunity to bring a new experience to a built-in audience of Moto Z device owners. With that being said, Motorola is reminding all third-party developers (software and hardware) that made its MDK (Moto Mods Development Kit) is available for purchase in the US.

In a blog post posted to the Motorola website, the company discusses the two-year process of bringing Moto Mods to the masses. As penned by Motorola, the company had to find a perfect blend of hardware design and components to deliver a platform that worked seamlessly. Not only did the Mods have to be just right, but a lot of thought went into the Moto Z and Moto Z Force in general, weighing many factors during the time of design.  (more…)

Galaxy Note 7 Pre-Orders are Apparently “Highest Ever” for a Galaxy Phone

According to reports out of Korea, pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 7 are crazy good. So good in fact, the Galaxy Note 7 pre-order numbers are the “highest ever” for a Samsung Galaxy smartphone.

For a bit more detail, using industry data as of August 9, the device has been pre-ordered 200,000 times in two days alone. Keep in mind, that figure is reported to be South Korea only. Given this device is to launch globally on August 19, it’s safe to assume that number spikes greatly when you add on pre-orders from Europe, US, and other parts of Asia.  (more…)

DEAL: Get a Tronsmart Fast Wireless Charger for $19 With This Coupon Code

For all of you Samsung (as well as other compatible) device owners, Tronsmart is hosting a coupon code sale on its Fast Wireless Charger via Amazon.

Without the coupon code, the price of this charger is listed at $24.99 for Prime members. With the code added, the price drops to $18.99, which is a great price for a wireless charger capable of fast charging.  (more…)