In case T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 7.0 event did not make it clear, the wireless carrier is extremely committed to WiFi calling. Lest you were concerned the Nexus 6 would not support the carrier’s much-vaunted feature, you can now rest easy.
Now that the Nexus 6 is official and all details are known, you probably want to know when and where you can get one, right? For the first time in the history of a Nexus device, the phone should be easy to get at every major carrier, assuming you either want to sign a contract or pay a pretty hefty full retail price. According to Google, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular will all carry the device, but you you will be able to get it through Google Play and Motorola’s store as well. (more…)
The Xperia Z3 from Sony is now available for pre-order through T-Mobile here in the US, with general availability beginning October 29. Packed with great specs and a design that many seem to favor, American consumers have always had a hard time getting their hands on good devices from Sony.
Can you believe it? A Sony flagship phone is coming to two different US carriers around the same time and well before that phone is too old for anyone to care about it. The Sony Xperia Z3 is officially coming to T-Mobile on October 29 for as little as $0 down and $26.25 monthly payments. If you know that the Xperia Z3 is the phone for you, feel free to pre-order on October 15. (more…)
A mystery Motorola device showed up at the FCC today (ID IHDT56PK2), a phone that is starring in a bunch of documents that we are still browsing through to hopefully find specifics on what it might be. Engadget seems to think that it is the Nexus 6, but we haven’t found anything yet that really leads us to believe that this is it. It could be – we aren’t saying that this isn’t it. Here is what we know so far. (We will be updating this post as we have more.) (more…)
AT&T thinks you are a sucker. Either that, or they want to discourage you from even considering the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 off-contract. At $825.99 with “no annual contract,” AT&T will sell you Samsung’s latest oversized device, the same oversized device that Verizon is asking $699 for. Or that T-Mobile is asking $749 for. They all have the same storage, display, processor, and camera. There are no differences other than the branding on the back.
Oh, well maybe you could just go for the AT&T Next pricing, which sits at $34.42 per month, a full $0.57 lower than Verizon’s monthly Edge option? Except that AT&T’s monthly payment plan runs 24 months and Verizon’s runs just 20? Ugh.
Seriously, what the hell, AT&T?
The Samsung Gear S, Samsung’s curved smartwatch that wants to be a stand-alone phone, is officially coming to the US “this Fall.” No pricing or an exact release date has been announced by anyone involved, but we do know that Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile will all sell it. If that’s not enough news and you need Gear S in your life sooner, you can stop by 1 of 125 different AT&T retail stores starting Friday, September 26, to get a look (list of stores). (more…)
The T-Mobile variant of the original Moto X, which is a lot like this year’s “Pure Edition,” is finally receiving its update to Android 4.4.4. We aren’t sure what took Motorola so long to push this update out, since the Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint models have all had it for some time (update details), but that’s the situation. With the T-Mobile variant being controlled by Motorola as an unlocked device, you would have figured that it should be first to receive new software.
Either way, the update started as a soak at the end of last week and may be rolling now to all. To check for it, head into Settings>About phone>System updates.
The update is version 213.44.1. (more…)