Tag Archive: America


T-Mobile begins testing its home internet service in rural America

It’s expected to be live in 50,000 homes by the end of 2019.

On March 21, T-Mobile announced that it’s started testing a new in-home internet service using its LTE network to bring fast, reliable data speeds to people in the U.S. that live in rural areas with limited access to broadband services.

Simply called “T-Mobile Home Internet”, the service delivers download speeds up to 50Mbps via LTE with no data caps. Customers will pay $ 50/month  [Read More…]

Samsung’s North America CEO Tim Baxter to retire on June 1

Tim Baxter is retiring from his post, with his deputy YH Eom taking over as CEO of Samsung North America.

Samsung North America president and CEO Tim Baxter announced he was retiring from his post effective June 1. During his 12-year tenure at Samsung, Baxter positioned the South Korean giant as a leader in TVs and smartphones in the North American market, as well as making major inroads into the home appliance segment.

Baxter revealed he was  [Read More…]

Nubia’s Red Magic Mars gaming phone is coming to North America and Europe

Nubia will kick off sales of its latest gaming phone in North America and Europe from January 31.

Android gaming is seeing a resurgence following the immense success of battle royale titles like PUBG and Fortnite, and manufacturers are catering to the demand with gaming-centric phones. We’ve already seen the likes of the ASUS ROG Phone, Vivo NEX, Razer Phone 2, and Xiaomi’s Black Shark sub-brand, and Nubia is announcing today that it will start selling its  [Read More…]

Thunder Purple OnePlus 6T coming to North America and Europe on Nov. 15

It’ll be available with 8GB RAM + 128GB of storage for $ 579.

OnePlus has become somewhat infamous for releasing new colors for its smartphones shortly after they initially launch, and that pattern is continuing once more with the new Thunder Purple color for the OnePlus 6T. Thunder Purple was first introduced in China on November 5, but starting November 15, it’ll be available in North America and Europe.

The color really is something, and OnePlus appears  [Read More…]

Will 5G be the answer for underserved rural America?

While some places are ramping up for 5G, rural America will still be the same problem it’s always been for carriers.

You probably knew that places like Western Nebraska are still waiting for 4G LTE to arrive, but did you know there are places in rural Kentucky that have no internet service at all? It’s true; Kentucky’s Chief Information Officer Charles Grindle recently said that 20% of his state is still without any type of internet access.  [Read More…]

LG celebrates 40 years in America by giving away free LG G7 ThinQs and other prizes

LG fans we have some good news for you! Your favorite company is celebrating 40 years in America. And to make the occasion even more special, the smartphone giant has kicked off a sweepstakes to let you win prizes every day until October 5, 2018.

You will need to be a US resident to enter the contest and be at least 18 of age. There are two ways to participate. The first one requires you to complete an entry form  [Read More…]

OPPO’s latest Find X flagship is coming to North America

OPPO, a Chinese smartphone brand whose phones have been limited thus far to China, India, and a few other Asian countries, announced today its intentions of launching its latest flagship, the OPPO Find X in North America. Most US customers aren’t really familiar with Oppo, but the company hopes to change that soon enough.

OPPO just unveiled the Find X during an event in Paris and the device looks quite promising. At least, at first sight. Unlike the majority of  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5T no longer being sold in North America

After four months on the market, OnePlus has run through its entire stock of OnePlus 5T smartphones for North America. The upstart Chinese company practices business a little differently than its competitors, relying on buzzy marketing strategies, rabidly loyal fans, and limited production runs for one device at a time. When the stock of a device is depleted, that’s the end of the line.

For OnePlus, the success of the OnePlus 5T is an important vote of confidence from the  [Read More…]

The OnePlus 5T is no longer for sale in North America

OnePlus has stopped selling the 5T to North American customers.

OnePlus has a certain pattern with its phone releases: there is a new release about every six months, and it stops selling the current model before the new one is announced. To that end, OnePlus has stopped sales of the 5T before announcing the OnePlus 6.

Engadget reports that the stock shortage is due to higher-than-expected demand, and the company does not intend to manufacture any more  [Read More…]

PUBG Mobile is coming to North America, available first in Canada

Only the Android version has been released so far.

Battle Royale games have exploded in popularity over the last few months, and one of the top dogs is Player Unknown’s: Battlegrounds – more commonly referred to as PUBG. Along with successful launches on PC and Xbox, an official mobile version of the game was released in China late last year. Now, the game’s coming to North America.

Seemingly out of nowhere, PUBG Mobile appeared on the Google  [Read More…]