According to HMD Global, the Finnish tech company that is now producing new mobile devices under the Nokia brand, it will be releasing the Nokia 6 in the United States mobile market starting next month. The device, though, will not be sold through any wireless carrier, but through Amazon. The Android powered handset will be offered in color options of black or silver, and with a pricing of $229.
The OnePlus 5 smartphone has now been made available for purchasing on the web worldwide. The device is the latest flagship offering from Chinese phone maker OnePlus, and the company is selling the handset with no special requirements this time -- unlike the invite only promos and pop up stores seen on previous OnePlus releases.
When it comes to being the first major US mobile operator to roll out LTE-U tech (which is short for LTE Unlicensed technology), it looks like T-Mobile has won the race, even beating industry leader Verizon Wireless to the finish line.
Apparently so, at least according to the results of a study recently conducted by researchers from the University of Texas at Austin. The team behind the study were from the university’s McCombs School of Business, and they were able to collect the data needed by evaluating close to 800 owners of smartphone devices.
AT&T has announced this week that it has successfully rolled out its Fixed Wireless Internet service for rural and underserved areas to 70,000 locations spread throughout nine states in America, namely Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
Apple has just rolled out the first public beta of iOS 11, the latest version of its iOS mobile operating system. As a public beta, it is now made available for free downloading by basically any iOS mobile user, with people not needing a developer account (which costs about a hundred bucks) to acquire it.
According to a report recently published by Venture Beat, it appears that the world’s biggest seller of smartphone devices is planning to launch its newest phablet offering -- the Galaxy Note 8 -- in September later this year, and with a pricing that breaches the $900 mark. Based on past Galaxy Note releases, the devices under this phablet lineup have always been a bit pricey, at least compared to other Galaxy devices.
Mint has a new special offer that promises to give unlimited voice calls, unlimited text messaging, and a couple of gigabytes of data every month for a price of just $11.67. This deal is normally offered by the mobile operator for $23 a month, which means those customers who decide to avail of this offer get to save more than $11 on a monthly basis. By the way, this promo is made available only for brand new sign ups. And it should be noted that in order to take full advantage of the deal, the customer has to buy at least 3 months.
The fourth biggest wireless carrier in America has officially rebranded its Sprint Prepaid brand into Sprint Forward. The new prepaid brand promises 4 gigabytes of high speed data for $40 a month, as well as an unlimited version that costs $60 a month. As explained by Oscar Meza, a spokesperson for Sprint, the new Sprint Forward brand was first created a month ago, and was designed for mobile users who are looking to get a wireless plan that comes with a flexible pay in advance set up.
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