‘Aurora red’ Galaxy S4 coming exclusively to AT&T

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Multiple colors on big-time phones are always a good option to have, so people can get a more custom device suited to their likes. AT&T has now announced that they will be carrying the Galaxy S4 in a new color, “aurora red”, in the US. The new device will be carried only at ...

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AT&T: we plan to enable pre-loaded video chat apps over cellular for all our customers

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If you’ve checked out the new Hangouts app on AT&T, chances are you’re pretty familiar with the message stating “You must be connected to a Wi-Fi network to join a video call”. Heck, you’re even used to it if you’ve tried to use FaceTime over their ...

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All 4 major US carriers now part of ‘It Can Wait’ texting campaign

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We all know how dangerous texting and driving is (I’m looking at you, corporate bigwig in the fast lane in 8AM traffic). Now, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile have joined AT&T in their “It Can Wait” anti-texting-and-driving campaign. The new co-operative initiative, something ...

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HTC First getting discontinued, source says

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After barely a month into its release, the HTC First is set to become discontinued, or so says a source close to BGR. The phone, which already dropped from $99 to $.99 last week, has reportedly sold somewhere south of 15,000 units. Blame AT&T, Facebook, or HTC… whoever ya want, this ...

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Motorola XT1058 ‘XFON’ swings through FCC

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A Motorola XT1058 has made its way through the FCC, carrying what appears to be support for AT&T’s network. Based on the image that accompanies the listing, the phone looks to be the same “X Phone” that leaked back in March. Things are falling into place for the so-called ...

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AT&T trials new pre-paid service as Aio Wireless

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Seems like every day there is a new no contract plan coming to the surface, and today is no different. Aio Wireless (a new no-contract service provider and subsidiary of AT&T) is currently launching in three cities — Houston, Orlando and Tampa. Plans range from $35 to $70 a month, and ...

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AT&T drops price of HTC First to $.99

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AT&T has dropped the price of the Facebook Home smartphone, the HTC First, to less than one dollar. If you’ve been waiting to scoop up the HTC handset because of cost, the $.99 sticker is about as low as you’ll ever find. You’ll still need to sign a two-year service ...

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AT&T hopes to offer ‘All In One’ prepaid option this June

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AT&T announced it’s plans to launch a new prepaid service under the “All In One” brand this June, according to sources. The carrier will likely offer a $35 per month service for select feature phones and a $50 per month service for smartphones. AT&T’s All In One ...

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AT&T: LG Optimus G Pro arrives on May 10

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Pre-orders for the $199 smartphone begin May 3

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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AT&T offering at least $100 credit for trade-ins on smartphones

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AT&T has a new offer from their retail locations that lets customers get at least $100 towards the purchase of a new device when they trade in their old smartphone. As long as the old phone isn’t more than three years old, and is in good, working order, the person trading in will get ...

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NEC Terrain surfaces as future AT&T smartphone

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Pictures of an  NEC Terrain has been spotted online giving us an idea as to what we might expect out of AT&T in the near future. Photos obtained by @evleaks show a portrait QWERTY form factor and what looks to be Android 4.1 experience. Presumably this model will be a low-cost Android aimed ...

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Qualcomm-based Samsung Galaxy S4 models now have root

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If you’re a hacker / cracker / modder / rooter, then you’ll be interested in hearing this. Now that AT&T and Sprint are carrying the Samsung Galaxy S4, XDA user djrbliss has come up with a root method for the S4 on these carriers. The mod only works on Qualcomm-based S4′s. ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 now available through Sprint and AT&T

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Everybody’s been talking about it, and now it’s time to get it – for some. Samsung’s highly anticipated Galaxy S4 is now available on Sprint and AT&T. The phone comes in either “black mist” or “white frost” via both carriers, as well as 16GB ...

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FCC hints at AT&T version of Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

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AT&T may be in line to offer the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3, according to documents recently spied at the FCC. A version of the gargantuan smartphone has been spotted with support for AT&T’s HSPA+ bands, leading us to assume that Ma Bell will carry the device. Of course, neither ...

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