AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Earns KitKat Update
AT&T today made Android 4.4 KitKat available to its variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. In addition to the operating system upgrade, the update makes tweaks to the user interface, lets users set the default messaging app, improves GPS performance, adds wireless printing, and makes it easier to access the camera from the lock screen. The update is free to download and install.
Samsung Debuts GamePad for Android Phones
Samsung today announced the GamePad, a gaming accessory for its Android smartphones. The GamePad resembles a gaming control unit from today's living room gaming consoles.
T-Mobile Debuts VoLTE in Seattle
T-Mobile today announced that it has launched VoLTE service in its home market of Seattle. T-Mobile claims that VoLTE service offers both voice and data in the same radio layer and offers call set-up times that are twice as quick.
Coral Blue Galaxy S8 and S8+ Go On Sale In US July 21
Samsung today said the Coral Blue variant of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets will become available to U.S. buyers starting July 21.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Boasts Tougher, Less-Refined Design
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S8 Active, a rugged version of the S8 that will initially be sold by AT&T. The phone does away with the attractive, curved design of the S8 in favor of a more rugged metal frame with bumpers that are able to withstand drops up to 5 feet.
I've had it for a couple weeks on Sprint.
Still waiting for it over here on Verizon. Completely annoyed with how long it takes them to release updates.