Samsung will announce the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ on March 29 at events in NYC and London. When the phones will hit stores is now anyone’s guess, though, but current rumors point to anywhere from April 21 to the week following. As we get there, in order for the phone to go up for order, we need to see some things happen, namely a stop off at places like the FCC. For those keeping track of such procedures, we are happy to report that both phones did just that this evening. (more…)
Android 7.0 “Nougat” arrived back in late August. I point that out because we have seen numerous devices over the past week receive an update to it. I also point that out because you should be shaking your head at these companies for finally getting around to giving your high-end phone a taste of a version of Android that isn’t even close to being the most current. (more…)
So it’s 2017 and unlimited data is officially back at all of the major US carriers. (Don’t even try to tell me that you saw this coming.) It seemed like just days ago we were paying a hundred dollars for 2GB and 4GB of data and having our grandfathered unlimited data plans ripped from our cold, crusty, fingers with the shadiest of moves. But hey, we’re not about to complain that we can all get back on unlimited data for some decent prices. (more…)
In reaction to T-Mobile’s reaction to Verizon’s reaction to the unlimited craze that has once again swept the wireless industry in the US, Sprint has another new unlimited plan to share with you today. This one is dubbed “Best Unlimited HD Plan Ever” and includes the same style of unlimited plan that Verizon introduced on Monday, which T-Mobile already had to match. It includes HD streaming and tethering without the extra up-charge. (more…)
It’s Super Bowl commercial season, the time of year where Americans put aside their petty differences and decide which company releases the best TV spot during the big game. Man, I love America!
Well, Sprint is throwing its hat into the ring this year, basing this somewhat morbid commercial on the claim we’ve all heard via the “Can You Hear Me Now?” guy, that its network reliability is just 1% under Verizon’s. Insert extremely small text here that indicates these findings are based on 3rd-party research of voice and data in the top 106 markets. (more…)