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ZTE Axon Multy leak suggests dual-screen phone that unfolds to become tablet

Rumor has it that Samsung and LG are working on phones with flexible displays you’ll be able to use as a tablet or fold in half to use as a phone. Lenovo’s already shown how similar technology could be used for a foldable tablet or a phone that folds around your wrist like a watch. […]

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Unlimited data makes a comeback: All 4 major carriers onboard (again)

There was a time when it wasn’t hard to sign up for an unlimited wireless data plan in the US… and then most major carriers got rid of them. But over the past few years they started making a comeback on select carriers. Sprint and T-Mobile have been offering “unlimited” data for a while, with […]

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AT&T’s 2G network shut down on Jan 1st, ending support for first-gen iPhones (among other devices)

If you’ve been hanging onto an original iPhone for the past 10 years, you may have noticed that cellular data service stopped working a few weeks ago. That’s because AT&T shut down its 2G network at the start of the year… but didn’t bother issuing a public statement to that effect until two weeks later. […]

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Internet TV service DirecTV Now launches Nov 30th for $35 and up

As promised, AT&T is launching before the end of the month. And as promised, it offers pricing that’s very competitive with other internet TV services such as Sling TV and PlayStation Vue. DirecTV Now launches in the United States on November 30th, with prices starting at $35 for a bundle of more than 60 channels. […]

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AT&T to launch DirecTV Now internet-only TV service in November for $35 per month

AT&T and Time Warner announced merger plans recently, and speaking at the Wall Street Journal’s WSJ.D Live event today, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson announced that one of the reasons for that merger is to allow AT&T to launch a new internet-only TV service with more than 100 channels of “premium” content, including Time Warner-owned channels. […]

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AT&T’s Project AirGig could deliver multi-gigabit wireless internet using power lines

AT&T already delivers wireless service to millions of phone users in the United States, but the company’s new Project AirGig is a system for delivering much faster wireless internet speeds, and theoretically the system wouldn’t require a heavy investment in infrastructure, because it could leverage existing power lines. Project AirGig doesn’t actually deliver internet access […]

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T-Mobile and Sprint launch new “unlimited” plans (with some limitations)

Good news everyone! T-Mobile is launching wireless plan in September that offers unlimited data for $70 per month. And Sprint is launching one this week that runs just $60 per month. But there’s a catch: unlimited doesn’t necessarily apply to every type of data. T-Mobile ONE Here’s the deal with the T-Mobile ONE plan. It launches on […]

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Galaxy S7 Active brings a massive battery to AT&T’s airwaves

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge went on sale back in March, but customers in the U.S. were still waiting for the company’s ruggedized remix. Now, the Galaxy S7 Active has launched — as an AT&T exclusive. AT&T’s made a habit of that, of course, having brought the previous 3 Galaxy Active phones to its […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active leaked (rugged smartphone)

Take the guts of a Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone, add a bigger battery, and stuff everything into a thicker, ruggedized case and what you’ve got is the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active. Samsung hasn’t officially launched the phone yet, but Evan Blass has written an article for VentureBeat that spills the beans on pretty much everything except […]

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AT&T’s Cricket launches unlimited wireless plan for $70 per month

AT&T-owned, pre-paid wireless carrier Cricket offers relatively affordable plans starting at $40 per month for 2.5GB of high-speed data (or just $35 if you sign up for automatic payments). But up until recently, the company’s plans topped out at 10GB for $60 ($55 with auto-pay). Now Cricket Wireless is launching a new unlimited data option […]