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You Can Now Pay Your AT&T Phone Bill Using Bitcoin

You can now use bitcoin to pay for your AT&T phone bills via BitPay, making AT&T the first carrier to offer the option. No way to use it in-store yet, though.

Internet May 24, 2019

AT&T Claims Its 5G Network Reached 2 Gbps Speeds

AT&T is boasting about its 5G network again. The carrier claims that it just reached a whopping speed of 2 Gbps on the network — only in Atlanta, though.

Internet April 29, 2019

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy View 2 Announced: Specs, Price, Release Date, And More

The new Samsung Galaxy View 2 is now official. AT&T recently announced the successor to the humongous Galaxy View, revealing its specs, price, and release date.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 25, 2019

AT&T Says The Samsung Galaxy Fold Will Ship On June 13

AT&T is telling customers a new release date for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. It could be just a placeholder date, though, so don’t get too excited.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 24, 2019

AT&T Officially Rolls Out 5G To More Cities, Is Yours Included?

Users in seven new cities, assuming they live in cities under coverage, can now take advantage of AT&T’s 5G network. Sadly, the only device with support right now is the Netgear 5G hotspot.

Internet April 10, 2019

Magic Leap Headset Will Be Available From AT&T Beginning April 1

AT&T will carry Magic Leap One headsets beginning April 1. Three of its flagship stores will even offer people live demos of a 'Game of Thrones' title.

Wearable Tech March 28, 2019

Remember AT&T’s Fake 5G Network? Study Says It’s Actually Slower Than 4G On Rivaling Carriers

AT&T’s fake 5G network is slower than other carriers’ 4G services, a study now shows. In response, AT&T called OpenSignal’s research methodologies flawed.

Internet March 23, 2019

Fake 5G Icon Appears In Some AT&T iPhones After Latest iOS Beta

AT&T’s 5G E badge first appeared on some Android phones in early January. Now iPhone users are in for a 'new' network, courtesy of the iOS 12.2 beta 2 update.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2019

Verizon Promises It Won't Lie About 5G, Unlike AT&T's '5G E'

After AT&T started misleading subscribers with a fake 5G logo, Verizon is promising it won't do the same. It's also calling on the industry to only call something 5G under certain circumstances.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 8, 2019

T-Mobile Goes After AT&T For Giving Phones A Fake 5G Logo

AT&T’s 5G indicator, rolled out recently to select phones, is just a sticker. Or at least that’s what T-Mobile thinks it is with this latest shade.

Internet January 8, 2019

Do You See A 5G Logo On Your AT&T Phone? Well, It's Fake

AT&T is misleading some of its customers with a fake 5G logo. Some phones now show '5G E,' which stands for '5G Evolution,' instead of the 'LTE' indicator, even though they're really connected via 4G.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 7, 2019

AT&T Reportedly Developing Wireless Charger That Powers iPhone and Apple Watch Simultaneously

Filings at the FCC and the Wireless Power Consortium reveal that AT&T is developing a wireless charger that’ll top up an iPhone and an Apple Watch at the same time. It’ll cost $100 when released, although it’s unclear when.

Gadgets December 30, 2018

AT&T Will Put A 5G Logo On Phones Even If It’s Not Real

AT&T is finally ready to give every Android phone owner a taste of 5G connectivity. The only problem is that its 5G is actually fake.

Internet December 21, 2018

Hulu And AT&T Want To Play Ads When You Pause Videos

Hulu and AT&T are cooking up something that might disrupt the entire advertising industry, at least in the context of video streaming. They’re called pause ads, and they’re pretty much self-explanatory.

Internet December 5, 2018

AT&T DirecTV Now Getting $5 Price Hike On All Plans This Month

AT&T's DirecTV Now live streaming TV service starts at $35 per month, but not for long. On Aug. 1 at the latest, all DirecTV tiers will get a $5 price increase.

Internet July 3, 2018

AT&T WatchTV Goes Live At Aggressive $15/ Month, Or As Free Add-On For Select Users

AT&T's recently announced WatchTV live-streaming service is now available, undercutting even Philo and Sling TV in terms of pricing. The service comes as a free add-on for select customers, or at $15 per month otherwise.

Internet June 30, 2018

AT&T Employees Allegedly Pressured By Managers To Sell DirecTV Now Using Unethical Sales Tactics

Former AT&T employees revealed that they were pressured by managers to use questionable tactics to sell subscriptions to the company's streaming service DirecTV Now. They claim that the unethical sales tactics led to consumers paying for unexpected charges.

Business Tech June 27, 2018

AT&T Offers iPhone X BOGO Deal For Father's Day Weekend

AT&T confirmed its Father's Day weekend promotion that will run until June 19. The new Buy One Get One offer includes the iPhone X, which can be irresistible to many buyers.

Apple June 16, 2018

Fastest 4G LTE Speeds In US: Verizon And T-Mobile On Top, AT&T And Sprint Keep Lagging

PC Magazine conducted its eighth annual study assessing LTE speeds and performance in the United States, and hails Verizon as the 4G leader. T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint rank second, third, and fourth respectively.

Internet June 14, 2018

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Oreo Updates Rolling Out Now

AT&T is now the first U.S. carrier to release Android 8.0 Oreo for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Users confirmed that the update is rolling out now.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 13, 2018

LG V35 ThinQ For Father's Day? AT&T Offers BOGO Deal

AT&T announced a phenomenal Father's Day special deal for the LG V35 ThinQ days before its official release. The carrier is offering a 'buy one, get one' deal on the $900 smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 6, 2018

DirecTV Now Is Getting Beefier With Cloud DVR And New UI

A new announcement made by AT&T confirmed the arrival of its promised Cloud DVR service for DirecTV. The new update will allow users to record up to 20 hours of content and access them remotely with its new UI on iOS and tvOS.

Business Tech May 20, 2018

Holographic RED Hydrogen One Phone Will Be Released On AT&T And Verizon This Summer

The mysterious RED Hydrogen One smartphone will be released on two of the US's leading carriers this summer. It purports to be the first holographic phone in the world.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 17, 2018

Galaxy S9 Preorder Prices, Discounts, Promos At Samsung, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, And T-Mobile

The latest Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now up for preorder at all major U.S. carriers as well as at Samsung itself and Best Buy. Here are the prices and deals currently in store.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 8, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rolls Out To Select Users

A Samsung Galaxy Note 8 user on AT&T already received Android 8.0 Oreo, so it seems the update is rolling out to select users. Samsung and AT&T have yet to make an official announcement.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 1, 2018

First 3 Cities In The US To Get 5G Coverage Announced

AT&T has been gearing up for the push of 5G network to customers in the United States. The company has announced the first three cities that will be part of the initial launch of the new network.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2018

DirecTV Now Bundles Free 32GB Apple TV 4K With 3 Months Of Prepaid Service At $105 In Total

DirecTV Now launched a new offer to sweeten the deal and attract more customers. For a limited time, you can get a 32 GB Apple TV 4K for free with three months of prepaid DirecTV Now at $35 per month, amounting to $105 in total.

Internet February 12, 2018

Switching Wireless Carriers? Tips On How To Pick Your Next Cell Phone Plan

Looking to switch wireless carriers? It can be hard to choose between the big four: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. We've created a guide on how to pick your next cell phone plan.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 29, 2018

Huawei Mate 10 Pro Gets VoLTE Support From AT&T And T-Mobile In The US

Huawei may have finally found a home for its smartphone in the west. The Mate 10 Pro is reportedly heading to the United States with support for VoLTE with T-Mobile and AT&T.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 28, 2018

AT&T CEO Calls On Congress To Create An Internet Bill Of Rights

AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson used ads in major newspapers to call on Congress to create net neutrality law. The move is seen as a way of circumventing the drawn-out process that will create a headache for the company.

Business Tech January 24, 2018

T-Mobile Blasts AT&T, Verizon 5G Plans: Is The Un-Carrier Really Ahead In the 5G Race?

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray reiterated the Un-Carrier's promise of rolling out a nationwide 5G network by 2020. However, as expected, he also criticized the 5G plans of rival carriers AT&T and Verizon in the process.

Internet January 19, 2018

Huawei CEO Richard Yu Goes Off Script To Slam US Carriers Onstage At CES 2018

Huawei CEO Richard Yu went off script during his keynote at CES 2018. He explained the problem the company has been having with U.S. carriers, which could have been sparked by AT&T's sudden withdrawal of their deal.

CES 2018 January 11, 2018

Huawei's Deal With AT&T To Sell Its Phone In The US Doesn't Work Out

The rumored partnership between Chinese electronics firm Huawei and AT&T is not pushing ahead. The U.S. telco has announced it will not carry Huawei-made Android flagship smartphones anytime soon. No reasons were offered why the deal collapsed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 8, 2018

AT&T To Roll Out 5G By Late 2018, And It's Not All About Faster Speeds

A recent report confirmed AT&T's plans to become the first carrier to offer 5G connectivity. The company plans to launch its new wireless standard later this year.

Business Tech January 4, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S8 Owners Are Reporting A Wake-Up Bug That Turns Screen On, Drains Battery

Samsung’s Galaxy 2017 flagship models have reportedly been hit by a new issue called 'wake-up bug.' The bug inadvertently turns on the screen of the Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8 and drains the device’s battery.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 3, 2018

Huawei Planning On Entering US Market In February Through AT&T

Huawei is one of the largest smartphone makers in the world but isn't well known in the United States. This could change with a reported deal with one of the country's largest carriers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 29, 2017

AT&T Black Friday BOGO Deals: Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, And Galaxy S8 Active

AT&T is offering BOGO deals on Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, S8 Active, and Note 8, albeit not all qualify for a full BOGO. Some will require a difference so the second one will be heavily discounted, but not exactly free.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 22, 2017

AT&T Nationwide Outage Confirmed: Here's What You Can Try To Get Service Back

AT&T acknowledged a nationwide outage that has prevented its subscribers from making and receiving wireless calls. The carrier has suggested a possible solution to the problem, but so has rival T-Mobile.

Internet November 15, 2017

T-Mobile Reigns Supreme In State Of Mobile Networks Report By OpenSignal: Verizon, AT&T Slowed Down After Unlimited Plans Launch

T-Mobile dominated OpenSignal's latest State of Mobile Networks, as the Un-Carrier won all six categories in the report. Rivals Verizon and AT&T played a part in handing over the crown to T-Mobile as they both slowed down.

Internet August 3, 2017

AT&T's DirecTV Now Gets Cloud DVR Support And More, While 4K HDR Streaming Set For 2018

AT&T has announced plans to unveil a next-generation video platform this fall, which launches for DirecTV Now customers first as part of a beta test. Cloud DVR, a revamped interface, and 4K HDR will be included as new features.

Internet July 14, 2017

Verizon Is The Fastest Mobile Network In The US

According to an in-depth study by PCMag, Verizon is the fastest U.S. network, but not exactly by a mile. The results come as all major carriers fight to be on top, especially with the promise of 5G inching closer.

Internet June 20, 2017

AT&T's DirecTV Now To Support Only Chrome: Mac Users Can't Use Safari To Stream Soon

AT&T’s DirecTV Now service will soon be exclusive to Chrome for those streaming via their desktops. Users have until have the end of June to switch browsers.

Internet June 8, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Nears Launch As Smartphone Gets Wi-Fi Certification

The Samsung Galaxy S8 active is inching closer to an official launch, as the Wi-Fi Alliance has just cleared the smartphone. The rugged version of Samsung's current flagship is expected to become available from AT&T in due time.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 15, 2017

Verizon Outbids AT&T To Buy Straight Path For More Than $3B: 5G Race Heating Up

AT&T announced back in April that it entered an agreement to acquire Straight Path, but that's no longer the case. Verizon outbid AT&T and snapped the company, getting a notable edge in the 5G race.

Business Tech May 11, 2017

AT&T Offers $200 Trade-In Credit For Samsung Galaxy S8 Or Galaxy S8 Plus Purchase But It's A Limited-Time Deal

AT&T has kicked off a new promotion for the latest Samsung flagships, offering $200 trade-in credit toward the purchase of a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+. The offer will expire at the end of this month, so here's all you need to know about this deal.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 8, 2017

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