When we last left you on Friday, both Sprint and AT&T released statements suggesting that they would accept exchanges of “safe” Galaxy Note 7 devices, after a report or two had surfaced of those same “safe” replacement devices catching fire. Then, as the weekend unfolded, numerous new reports of exploding Galaxy Note 7s arrived and carriers quickly abandoned ship. Most, in fact, have completely halted sales of the device while we wait for Samsung to tell us what the hell is going on. Two reports have also said that Samsung has stopped production of the device temporarily. (more…)
While no body of our government or Samsung has confirmed the recent report that a replacement Galaxy Note 7 up and exploded on a domestic Southwest airplane, AT&T and Sprint seem to wish it was just over already.
Recently confirmed by Engadget, both carriers are accepting exchanges on the Galaxy Note 7, even if it was a replacement device for a recalled unit picked up last month. Once exchanged, you are free to pick any other device on the network. (more…)
Google’s ad blitz for its new Pixel phones has much greater reach than any other product ad campaign of theirs I can recall. We are seeing non-stop TV ads, carefully placed billboards in major cities, and even full four-page ads in newspapers like USA Today. But one thing I keep seeing accompany these ads needs some clarification. (more…)
T-Mobile announced this morning it will extend its current offering of free high-speed “unlimited” data to all users who are traveling throughout South America and Europe. Specifically, customers on a post-paid account receive this benefit at no extra cost, while also not having to activate or deactivate the feature. It’s simply built right into the plan. (more…)
Like the Verizon version yesterday, T-Mobile and AT&T models of the Galaxy Note 7 are receiving their battery indicator change update. In this update, the battery indicator will turn to green (from white) to let you know that the Note 7 in your hand is safe and should be free from exploding. (more…)