The US already has four big carriers (and a bunch of smaller ones) but Comcast believes it can succeed as a competitor. The company will launch a wireless network by mid-2017.
Instead of a traditional network with its own airwaves, Comcast will use its 15 million WiFi hotspots and Verizon’s airwaves. This does mean that the service ... Read More »
Google announced earlier this month that U.S. Cellular was becoming a partner for Project Fi, and now Fi users will be able to experience the changes. The Project Fi app has been updated in the Play Store, and it features U.S. Cellular support.
U.S. Cellular is ... Read More »
Choosing a carrier is tough. You have to put money down on the service and the phone, so switching is expensive. Back when contracts were a thing, you also had early termination fees to deal with, but thankfully that’s no longer the case for the most part.
Sprint is changing things up with a 30-day ... Read More »
Falling in line with the other three big carriers, Sprint recently got rid of two-year contracts. It’s been the direction US carriers have been headed in for a while now, with T-Mobile dropping contracts first. Installment plans are the new contract, but it gives people just a ... Read More »
Though smartwatches have really taken off in the last few years, standalone smartwatches connected to your carrier of choice are still rare. LG’s attempt with the Watch Urbane LTE was cancelled, but Samsung is giving it a shot with the Gear S2 Classic 4G.
The device features a 1.2-inch 360×360 ... Read More »
BlackBerry is known for its security in the corporate world, and with the PRIV running Android, the company will have to deal with an entirely different method of keeping its device safe.
We all know how carriers love to delay Android updates. BlackBerry has spoken about such problems and revealed that important security hotfixes can be ... Read More »
Sprint isn’t looking too good recently, and it shows from the latest decision by Sprint’s new CEO. The company aims to save between $2 and $2.5 billion dollars in the next 6 months, which is quite a feat considering it spent $7.5 billion in a three-month span ending June 30.
One way to save this ... Read More »
If you’re not aware, Experian had a serious data breach which has compromised the personal information of some T-Mobile customers. More specifically, the intruder had access to the info of those who applied for T-Mobile postpaid services between September 1 of 2013 and September 16 of 2015. While credit card info was not stolen, identifying ... Read More »
Project Fi is only officially compatible with the Nexus 6, but interestingly enough, it seems to work well on the new Moto X Pure Edition. The devices are similar enough, being fully unlocked Motorola devices with pure Android, so it was worth a try.
Droid-Life tested it out by throwing a Project ... Read More »
Most Android smartphones contain a hardware FM radio receiver that’s bundled with radios such as Bluetooth and WiFi. But for the US market, they’re often disabled. It’s been the case many times where the international version of a device had an FM radio but the US version didn’t. AT&T is going to fix that.
The ... Read More »