AT&T 5G Evolution Goes Live Today in Austin, 20 More Cities by End of Year

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…)

Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Now Available Just About Everywhere!

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…)

AT&T Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ Get Nougat Updates

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…)