Cricket has announced that its customers will be able to purchase the Galaxy S7 beginning March 18. This is just a week after it launches on the major U.S. carriers, but it will be available both in-store and online for purchase. Customers who purchase from Cricket will be able to claim the free Gear VR headset, and games, which is roughly a $150 value.
T-Mobile has announced that for a limited time the carrier will be offering a buy one get one (BOGO) deal on both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. That's right, customers who make the leap to one of Samsung's new smartphones will be able to get a second at no additional cost to them. AT&T recently announced a similar promotion in which it will give customers a bill credit over 30 months to...
The folks at iFixit have given Samsung's latest, the Galaxy S7, a full tear down. Sometimes, we forget to appreciate everything that goes inside the phone, and this gives us a great chance to do just that. Samsung has once again not added screws to the outside of the phone, so removing the front and back are a bit tricky, and can cause big damage if you aren't careful.
In addition to the March security patches, the Nexus 5X will also gain a number of other fixes and improvements in its latest OTA download. According to a new post on Reddit from a Nexus Community Manager, the update will bring various bug fixes, performance, connectivity and stability enhancements and the March security update.
Google has released a new Spotlight Story, "On Ice", which takes you on a 360-degree journey following the star of an ice show as he finds competition from an unlikely rival. Spotlight Stories are a new way to tell stories, making them more interactive and putting you inside them.
Google has released its latest update to the distribution numbers for each version of Android. In the latest round, Lollipop continues to gain ground, while the latest version, Marshmallow, jumped a little over one percentage point. Lollipop now sits at 36.1 percent, up from the to 34.1 percent in February, while Marshmallow has made the jump to 2.3 percent from 1.2 percent.
The long-awaited Marshmallow update for the Droid Turbo 2 appears to be actually pushing out. This is following a previous announcement of a soak test and roll-out that don't seem to have gone according to plan. Motorola's Product Manager, David Schuster, took to Google+ to say that it is now pushing.
Registrations are now open for Google I/O 2016, and Google isn't taking them on a first come, first serve basis. You'll be able to submit a registration application from March 8 through March 10 at 5 p.m PST, and then Google will randomly select winners.
According to some new research from Strategy Analytics, the Chromecast has taken 35 percent of the global streamer market in 2015. Google, Amazon, Roku and Apple account for 8 out of every 10 streaming media players sold, and the demand for these continues to rise. The company claims that the demand has grown 32 percent in 2015.
Amazon currently has the 128GB microSD card from Silicon Power for just $35, which is a savings of $20 on the regular price. We've seen the price of storage drop over the past few months, and this is an absolute steal for anyone looking to have extra space to keep their favorite songs and movies.
Truecaller, a popular dialer alternative for Android, has gained some new functionality in its latest update. You'll now have a smart call history, the ability to change your availability, and a revamped dialer, plus much more. Truecaller has already offered the ability to block various callers, and easily identify who was calling you, and this is the next step forward for the team.
Yahoo Mail for Android has received an update that brings a number of new features along with it, including 11 new theme choices. The app now features a simpler, more personalized experience, allowing you to even select different themes for each account you have added. From red to purple, orange and more, there is likely a theme here for just about every style preference.
Sprint has announced that the Galaxy S7 will arrive on its pre-paid subsidiaries, Boost and Virgin Mobile starting as early as March 11. The phone will arrive on Boost on March 11, and one week later, March 18, for Virgin Mobile. To entice customers to make the switch, Boost Mobile is offering up to 50% off your current bill when switching from T-Mobile, AT&T or Verizon, and Virgin Mobile...
Verizon Wireless has been ordered to pay $1.35 million for its use of "Supercookies" in mobile traffic, following an investigation by the FCC. As a result, Verizon will have to make some changes to the way it delivers advertising to customers.
The March security patch for the BlackBerry Priv is now available to download. The update, which weighs in around 17MB, brings some additional security enhancements to the phone. At this time it is not known which vulnerabilities are addressed in this update, though Google is likely to announce full details at some point in the near future.
Google has introduced a new way for developers of apps that have Google Cast functionality to better understand how people are interacting with their apps. Developers will be able to see how many Cast devices have connected to your app, how long the average length of use is and much more.
Amazon recently removed the encryption of its tablets with the Fire OS 5 update, and now the company has announced that they will be bringing it back. Initially when the encryption was removed, Amazon said that the communications through its server were secure enough, but the move still had people upset.
If you've been waiting for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to become available for you to purchase, you won't have to wait too much longer. The digital copy will be available on April 1, with the DVD and Blu Ray versions becoming available on April 5. After shattering box office records with more than $926 million domestic and $2.05 billion worldwide, many have been anxiously awaiting the chance...
Six Flags and Samsung have entered a new partnership that will bring a virtual reality roller coaster experience to customers in the U.S. There will be six different roller coasters to start, as well as three Superman branded coasters in different states. The experience will put you in a futuristic battle to save planet earth from an alien invasion. You are a co-pilot in a fighter jet and you...
Samsung is again offering a free Qi Wireless Charging Pad in its latest Samsung Pay promotion. The company has offered various different free gifts and credits for new customers who add cards to the service since it launched.