AT&T announced today that it has entered an agreement to purchase Mexican wireless carrier Iusacell, with the deal listed at $2.5 billion. With the deal taking place, AT&T is creating the first ever North American mobile service area to cover 400 million Mexico and US consumers, as well as businesses. (more…)
For Verizon, customers can pick up the Gear S smartwatch for $349.99 on a 2-year contract, or $399 at full retail. On AT&T, customers can grab the Gear S for $199 on-contract, and $299 at full retail. As for Best Buy, folks can grab the wearable at $199 on-contract or $329.99 at full retail. (more…)
Google posted a new message to their Nexus 6 listings on Google Play this afternoon, a message that might help you land their new Nexus phone, or at least be prepared to try and land one. According to all of the Play listings for the Nexus 6, Google is trying to get more devices in stock as soon as possible, but for now, will make more of the device available each Wednesday.
While not the best news, this is at least something, since most of us struck out in seconds when they went up for pre-order last week and have been wondering if and when more would arrive. Feel free to stop refreshing! (more…)
This morning, AT&T announced that they have added a new option to Next, their device upgrade and monthly payment plan. The new option is called Next 24, with “24” representing the number of payments you have to pay before you can upgrade to a new device. But not only does it stretch out your upgrade time, it also lowers your monthly payments by spreading them out over 30 total payments. (more…)
An HTC-made tablet stopped by the FCC yesterday under ID NM80P82300, one we are assuming is the LTE-ready version of the Nexus 9. As you may have noticed, the LTE version of the Nexus 9 hasn’t gone up for sale yet, nor have we been given a release date. This could be the reason why. As Google learned with the Nexus Player, you can’t sell a product unless it has been given the green light from the FCC. (more…)
The device will run $249, just as it does everywhere, but if you buy it with the new Moto X (2nd gen), AT&T will knock $50 off the price. (more…)
The LG G Watch R is officially coming to the US on November 5 for $299. Yep, that would be this Wednesday. You will be able to purchase LG’s premium watch at AT&T’s online shop on November 5, then in stores on November 7.
For those not familiar, the G Watch R is the other round Android Wear smartwatch. LG will probably tell you that it is the only fully round smartwatch, which is them taking a subtle, but well-played jab at Motorola for the “flat tire” found at the bottom of the Moto 360. The device is also made of premium materials, like metal and leather. It has a 1.3-inch P-OLED display, the first of its kind. It also has a heart rate monitor, classic sport watch styling, and really is the other premium Android Wear watch to consider. (more…)