Video: Functioning Galaxy S8, S8+ Get Brief Hands-on Time

We are nearly a month away (March 29) from the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, but as we draw closer to that date, we’re likely to see more leaks and intel regarding the devices, simply because that’s how this industry tends to work. In the latest development, two hands-on videos have hit the web, giving us pretty solid looks at what we can expect from Samsung.  (more…)

Cricket Wireless Sets 22GB Data Cap on Unlimited Data, Will Begin Throttling Their Throttle on April 2

For years, Cricket Wireless plans have been some of the best bang-for-your-buck plans in the entire industry. Their $70 unlimited offering, for example, which costs $65 after a $5 autopay credit, has always been truly “unlimited” without a cap or the “network management” we see on other carrier plans. Couple that fact with Cricket’s use of AT&T’s nationwide network and you see exactly why their plans are tough to beat.

Unfortunately for Cricket unlimited plan subscribers, I have bad news to share on this front. That all changes on April 2.  (more…)

AT&T Introduces Two New Unlimited Plans, Plus and Choice

When AT&T took the DirecTV requirement off of their unlimited data plan a couple of weeks ago in reaction to the rest of the US carriers all making unlimited moves, I can’t say that people exactly warmed to AT&T’s offering. Nothing was really different about the plan, other than the fact that anyone could buy it. It still didn’t include tethering and wasn’t really that cheap when compared to others. Come this Thursday, AT&T is giving in a bit and mixing it up with two new plans called Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Choice(more…)

Samsung Introduces New Gear VR at MWC With a Controller

Alongside the Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung also unwrapped a new Gear VR at MWC that should excite VR fans. The new Gear VR is officially called Gear VR with Controller, because well, it comes with a controller. Think Google Daydream, but for Samsung phones.

The new Gear VR with Controller features 42mm lenses with 101-degree field of view (FOV) and “advanced distortion correction technology to minimize motion sickness.” Like the previous gen model, it also lets you swap between microUSB and USB Type-C depending on your phone’s port. As a new feature, since it has a controller, Samsung added in a special strap to hold the controller when not in use.   (more…)

Samsung Makes Galaxy Tab S3 Official at MWC With Refined S Pen

Samsung may not have announced the Galaxy S8 at MWC today, but they did show off their new Android-powered tablet, the Galaxy Tab S3. We knew this bad boy was coming, so let’s run through the official details.

To start, Samsung isn’t saying how much this tablet will cost or when you can buy it. Weird, I know, but that’s the situation we are in. Should they make that info available, you’ll get a high-end tablet in a world that isn’t filled with many tablets anymore.  (more…)