AT&T’s first 5G Evolution market goes live today and can be taken advantage of by owners of the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+. If you are in Austin, TX, you’ll find connection to this next-level network in “select areas” right now. Time to go hunting!
In related news, AT&T also announced that they plan to light up over 20 “major metro areas” by the end of 2017 with similar 5G Evolution speeds. They haven’t posted a full list of those, but areas in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Indianapolis (this summer), Los Angeles, Nashville, and San Francisco will get the love. (more…)
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.
To buy the Galaxy S8 or S8+ of your dreams, you’ll find links to the big carriers and retailers below. If you need pricing or deal information, hit up this link. (more…)
To the surprise of no one, AT&T is reported to be the exclusive carrier for the Galaxy S8 Active, an upcoming device from Samsung that will almost certainly take the gorgeous piece of work that is the Galaxy S8, then ruggedize it and make it look absolutely terrible. (more…)
AT&T began pushing the Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ today. Each update weighs in at roughly 1.5GB, so as you go hunting for it in Settings>System updates, make sure you have plenty of battery left.
For the Note 5, the update arrives as software version N920AUCU4EQC6, while the Galaxy S6 Edge+ is getting G928AUCU4EQC6. They are both Android 7.0, as I mentioned, and include network performance enhancements and other security patches alongside Nougat. (more…)
Starting tomorrow (April 6), AT&T will hand out free HBO to current and new customers who are a part of their Unlimited Plus data plan. This news arrives on the heels of last month’s offer that included a free year of HBO to DIRECTVNOW customers. Now, though, the DIRECTVNOW portion of the freebie is no longer a requirement. (more…)
Where and when can you buy the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+? Soon! And at lots of places! The phone goes up for pre-order on March 30 (tomorrow!) and then arrives in stores on April 21 in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, and Arctic Silver. (more…)
In a move that could potentially piss off a few existing DIRECTV NOW customers, AT&T is offering new customers a free year of HBO when you sign up for a select subscription. (more…)
In case you were hoping to get your LG G6 pre-order in this morning on a carrier other than Verizon, Sprint and AT&T have opened up their sales, too. (more…)