Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launch day is here! After months of speculation and rumor, followed by an Unpacked event a few weeks back and then a pre-order period, the phones are now in stores. And we’re not talking select stores – we’re talking all the stores.
For years, Verizon has been able to continue to add customers, even as carriers like T-Mobile and Sprint have offered comparable plans at rock bottom prices with free phone deals and other gimmicks. Verizon could always fall back on its network being the best, even if their plan selection wasn’t or their prices were much higher than others. Something seems to have changed in 2017, though, as the company just reported what may be their worst quarter ever, a quarter that was actually on pace to be even worse if not for the introduction of Verizon Unlimited. (more…)
A quick PSA here for Moto G5 Plus owners using the phone on Verizon: turn off VoLTE for the time being or you may not be able to place emergency 911 calls.
We were first tipped about this issue earlier in the week from someone who attempted to make multiple 911 calls during an emergency and couldn’t, but Lenovo and Motorola have now confirmed it. Through a forum post on Lenovo’s site, their forums manager says that they will be issuing a fix for the issue next week. He also offered a temporary tweak that will allow you to place 911 calls. (more…)
When a new Moto Z arrives later this year as the Moto Z2, don’t be surprised if we see it outside of Verizon and on other carriers like T-Mobile. That bit of news comes by way of @evleaks and matches up to a previous interview with Motorola’s chairmam, who said that they will look to distribute outside of Big Red in the coming months. (more…)