Google and LG officially unveiled the Watch Sport and Watch Style today after weeks of leaks. The devices are very much what we expected: one is a fully-featured sport-style connectivity and Android Pay, while the other is more fashion-focused.
The Watch Sport is “Android Wear’s most powerful watch yet,” according to Google. It features GPS, NFC for payments, a heart rate sensor, and cellular connectivity with AT&T and Verizon. It’s body features three buttons, including a rotating power button that helps you navigate the watch and comes in dark blue or titanium.
As for other specs, you are looking at a 1.38-inch circular POLED display, 430mAh battery, 4GB storage, 768MB RAM, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear processor. (more…)
Want to know all about the LG Watch Sport before Google (likely) unveils it here in a couple of hours? You can thank Verizon, as they have pre-maturely posted the watch to their site. (more…)
According to a reliable source, AT&T is preparing to increase prices of their device protection programs on April 21 of this year. The increases aren’t substantial, but they are still increases across the board. Customers will be notified of the change starting this week. (more…)
AT&T is ready to bring a “5G” connection to your smartphone within the next year, assuming you live in Austin or Indianapolis. At an event in San Francisco today, the wireless carrier announced their new Network 3.0 Indigo platform that includes “5G Evolution” connectivity at the two cities I just mentioned. (more…)
In mid-December, T-Mobile offered AT&T customers who switched to the Uncarrier a free year of the DIRECTV NOW streaming service. As it turns out, DIRECTV NOW kinda sucks, so to make it up to those specific customers, T-Mobile is granting them a free year of access to Hulu, “an awesome streaming service that actually works.” (more…)
A reliable source has informed us that AT&T intends to raise its upgrade and activation fee from $20, to $25 on January 20. This move follows news that Verizon is doing the same, but its fee costs customers $30. (more…)
When March rolls around, legacy unlimited data plan subscribers at AT&T will see a $5 increase to their monthly bills. The increase is at least the second in as many years that I can recall, with the last happening last February. (more…)
This week, AT&T laid outs its game plan for 5G in 2017, including speeds it expects to see at specific cell sites and upcoming trials with DIRECTV NOW streaming. (more…)