AT&T launches its “5G” to more markets

Shutterstock AT&T is promoting its new technology called 5G Evolution. According to a press release, 5G Evolution is now in over 100 markets. However, despite...

Shutterstock AT&T is promoting its new technology called 5G Evolution. According to a press release, 5G Evolution is now in over 100 markets. However, despite what its moniker would suggest, 5G Evolution is not 5G. Yesterday, AT&T put out a press release patting itself on the back for launching what it calls 5G Evolution technology...

LG V30 update tracker (Update: T-Mobile delays Oreo release)

Update (04/17): In the wake of several US carriers pushing out the V30 Oreo update, it looks like T-Mobile users are in for a longer...

Update (04/17): In the wake of several US carriers pushing out the V30 Oreo update, it looks like T-Mobile users are in for a longer wait. PhoneArena reports that the update was supposed to launch this week, but T-Mobile opted to delay it after LG “made a booboo” (and yes, that’s a real quote). The...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 update tracker (Update: Oreo OTA arrives in France)

Update (3/16): Note 8 users in Canada and Turkey are waiting for the planned Android 8.0 Oreo updates on March 28, but Samsung has apparently jumped...

Update (3/16): Note 8 users in Canada and Turkey are waiting for the planned Android 8.0 Oreo updates on March 28, but Samsung has apparently jumped the gun in France. Users in the European country began reporting signs of the Oreo update earlier today. The update bumps the firmware number up to N950FXXU3CRC1. It also includes the...

Huawei CEO calls out competitors “using politics” to kill U.S. deal

Going “off-script” at an MWC 2018 press conference, Richard Yu made some controversial comments about Huawei’s failed AT&T exclusive deal. Mr. Yu allegedly blames competitors...

Going “off-script” at an MWC 2018 press conference, Richard Yu made some controversial comments about Huawei’s failed AT&T exclusive deal. Mr. Yu allegedly blames competitors for “playing politics” to kill the deal, a statement that could be perceived as a serious allegation. Huawei as an organization has distanced itself from the statements, suggesting some inner...

AT&T announces two new unlimited plans and city-specific offers

Blii Bradford/Flickr AT&T announced Unlimited Plus Enhanced and Unlimited Choice Enhanced, which will supersede the existing Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Choice plans, respectively. The carrier...

Blii Bradford/Flickr AT&T announced Unlimited Plus Enhanced and Unlimited Choice Enhanced, which will supersede the existing Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Choice plans, respectively. The carrier also announced city-specific deals for residents of New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. The new plans and deals will be available starting Thursday, March 1. In the midst of AT&T’s...

Verizon and AT&T launching 5G hotspots until smartphones hit shelves

Verizon and AT&T will market 5G-capable hotspots in 2018, to tide customers over until 5G-capable smartphones are available. Like a traditional hotspot, these 5G hotspots...

Verizon and AT&T will market 5G-capable hotspots in 2018, to tide customers over until 5G-capable smartphones are available. Like a traditional hotspot, these 5G hotspots connect to the mobile network and then broadcast a signal for your smartphone to connect to. However, 5G towers will be few and far between, and you will need to...

FCC paying billions for 10 Mbps LTE in rural U.S. areas

WhistleOut Certain areas of the United States get little or no coverage from either of the four major carriers. The FCC is paying the carriers...

WhistleOut Certain areas of the United States get little or no coverage from either of the four major carriers. The FCC is paying the carriers $4.5 billion over the next ten years to get 10/1 Mbps LTE speeds to those neglected spots. The 10/1 Mbps speed is what the FCC decided is the national median,...

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus update tracker (Update: Oreo on hold due to reboots)

Update #2 (02/15): The Android Oreo rollout to the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus has been put on hold due to unexpected reboots, says Samsung (via Sam...

Update #2 (02/15): The Android Oreo rollout to the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus has been put on hold due to unexpected reboots, says Samsung (via Sam Mobile). News that the rollout had been held up began circulating yesterday, but we were unaware as to why. “Following a limited number of cases where Galaxy S8 and S8+...

Report: AT&T under pressure to cut all ties with Huawei including 5G, Cricket Wireless deals

US lawmakers are reportedly encouraging AT&T to cut all commercial ties with Huawei over national security concerns. A report citing two anonymous US congressional aides...

US lawmakers are reportedly encouraging AT&T to cut all commercial ties with Huawei over national security concerns. A report citing two anonymous US congressional aides suggests any collaboration between the two for AT&T’s planned 5G network could be halted. The sale of Huawei phones via AT&T subsidiary Cricket Wireless could also be impacted. The bad news...

HTC 10 update tracker (Update: Oreo rollout pulled)

 Update #2 (01/15): The HTC 10 Oreo update appears to have been pulled. The RUU file was previously made available for download from HTC.com, but its...

 Update #2 (01/15): The HTC 10 Oreo update appears to have been pulled. The RUU file was previously made available for download from HTC.com, but its page can no longer be accessed. The over-the-air update was also thought to be rolling out to unlocked devices in the US, though we haven’t come across any reports of...

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