Software Update from AT&T Adds Yellow Pages to GS5
AT&T today said owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 can expect to see a small update hit their device in the coming days. The sole purpose of the update is to push AT&T's Yellow Pages application to the device, as well as AT&T's Find My Phone. The Find My Phone app includes several useful features, such finding a lost phone on a map, remotely locking a lost phone, and ringing a lost phone. Both apps are free, and cannot be removed once installed.
Google Updates, Renames Android Device Manager
Google today updated its Android Device Manager application. The app has a fresh design and, more importantly, a new name.
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.
FCC Approves What Is Likely the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
The FCC recently approved a Samsung handset that has all the basic markings of an "Active" variant of the Galaxy S8. The SM-G892A supports AT&T's LTE bands, in addition to Bluetooth and WiFi.
Samsung Makes the Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 Available Unlocked
Samsung today added the Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 to its list of unlocked smartphones. The two inexpensive handsets will be available to purchase directly from Samsung's web site as well as select retailers starting July 28.