If you thought that T-Mobile was done making moves after its event last night, you would be wrong. T-Mobile is looking to continue to impress people with the roll-out of their VoLTE service to more markets around the country, assuming those people have devices that are ready to take advantage of it. Starting today, updates are coming to devices like the G Flex, Note 3, and Galaxy S5 with support for all of the new markets. (more…)
Wi-Fi calling grants you unlimited minutes and texts by switching to VoIP and internet-based messaging when you’re connected to a wireless access point. Sprint has remained committed to bringing the feature out to as many devices as possible, adding it to the Note 3 in April and the Galaxy Mega and S4 Mini in March. (more…)
Famed developer, geohot (with help from some friends), has done it. The Samsung Galaxy S5 on AT&T and Verizon has been rooted. So before we dive into this, I’ll just note that the bounty for achieving this task was well over $18,000. If you pledged some cash, it is time to pay up.
With that said, yep, root has come, my friends. The long wait is over. Freedom on some level is now a part of your Galaxy S5. Flip the bird to whoever you would like to at this point, because the good guys have won again. I should say, the guys who paid hundreds of dollars for a phone who want to feel like they actually own that phone, have won. (more…)
After running through a quick overview and tour with the LG G3, here at one of the satellite press events, we also took a couple of minutes to compare the size of the device to most of the flagships currently available.
We somehow forgot to compare the G3 to the HTC One (M8), but did put it side-by-side with the LG G2, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 3, and Nexus 5. (more…)
T-Mobile just announced that they are turning on VoLTE in Seattle. To make sure that they have phones which can take advantage of the new Voice-over-LTE feature, they are issuing updates to both the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and LG G Flex.
The updates appear to be minor, with each only listing that they are flipping the switch on VoLTE for Seattle.
The G Flex’s new software version will be D95920m. The Galaxy Note 3 will be on N900TUVUDNE6 following the update. (more…)
The Kit Kat (Android 4.4) update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Verizon that was only available via PC yesterday, is now rolling out over-the-air (OTA). A handful of readers have been able to pull the update within the last few minutes, so if you held off from updating yesterday through Kies or Verizon’s Software Upgrade Assistant, now is your chance.
We are still waiting for Verizon to post the full changelog. Once we have it, this post will be updated.
To pull the update, head into Settings>About phone>Software updates>Check for updates.
Update: We finally have the full changelog from Verizon. The update is quite large, so the list of changes pushes onto to three full pages. The official build number is VRUCNC4. (more…)
Starting today and ending on May 12, Verizon’s is hosting a Mother’s Day sale that will save you $100 off of premium smartphones priced above $199. The deal includes phones like the Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) for $99 on-contract, or the Galaxy Note 3 for as little as $199 on-contract. Those are some of the better prices you will find anywhere, just keep in mind that you will have to lock-in with Big Red for another two years in order to take advantage.
Full retail pricing has not changed. (more…)