According to Motorola’s David Schuster, the man with all of the update knowledge, Moto X (1st Gen) owners on Verizon and AT&T don’t have too much longer to wait in receiving the Android 5.1 update.
As stated in a Google+ post, the update is set to hit Verizon’s testing labs next week, and Motorola is currently waiting for AT&T’s lab approval. AT&T has been testing the update in their labs for the past week. (more…)
Just tossing it out there for those in need of a cheap phone – HTC One M9 (AT&T model) for $449 today from eBay. This is an unlocked AT&T unit and is “manufacturer refurbished,” so it’ll probably work best on AT&T, though it could work decently on T-Mobile.
Our review of the HTC One M9 is here.
Free shipping is included.
Funny story here. AT&T just updated their Moto X (1st gen) support page to show that the device is getting an update to Android 5.1 starting today. While that would be fine and all, we have to point out that it appears they updated the wrong page. The Moto X (2nd gen) is actually the phone getting the update. Why would we say that? Well, because the “Verifying the Update” section on the support page details a phone under codename “victara,” which is the 2nd generation Moto X. The 1st generation Moto X actually carries the codename “ghost.” (more…)
Late on Friday, Motorola’s David Schuster dropped another handful of status notes on Android 5.1 updates for his company’s line of devices. The weekend has now passed, and most of the world checked out by the time Schuster shared the info, so here is the news to catch everyone up. (more…)
It’s that time of year again, where we check-in to see which wireless carrier you are all currently signed up with.
When we asked this same question almost a year ago, 60% of you were still with Verizon, while T-Mobile had managed to attract almost 20% of the community. AT&T, Sprint, and various prepaid options made up the other 20% or so. With T-Mobile still making Uncarrier moves, AT&T attempting to
copy match them offer-by-offer, and a variety of prepaid options posting insanely good monthly deals, we want to know if Verizon is still holding onto your business.
After voting, be sure to tell us why you are where you are. Is it all about coverage? Pricing? What?
Announced this morning, the FCC is coming down hard, like, really hard on AT&T. For “misleading consumers about unlimited data plans” and “violating transparency obligations,” the FCC is fining AT&T to the tune of $100 million, the single largest fine ever tossed out by the commission. Ouch. (more…)
At the end of last week, AT&T posted news of an update to Android 5.1.1 for the Nexus 6 that jumped the phone to build LMY47Z. Current owners of the device are starting to see the update pop-up for installation as of this morning. That’s the same build that was sent to Sprint and US Cellular models, though we aren’t sure if this update is specific to phones running an AT&T SIM or not, or if this really is for the AT&T-branded version. (more…)
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active is available today at AT&T stores and online, in case you forgot. We have one in house!
Since the Galaxy S6 Active is really just a Galaxy S6 in a rugged shell and with a larger 3500mAh battery, we do plan to put it through some tests and to review it, but the review might be on the short side. The display, performance, camera, and software experience really should be identical to the original S6, so that leaves us a couple of areas to focus on and get back to you in a hurry. (more…)