Tag Archive: Upgrades


Honor 9 is the sum of many incremental upgrades, and that’s just fine

The biggest upgrades in this year’s Honor flagship will be software, camera, and audio.

The Honor 9 won’t be announced in Europe for another couple of weeks — a launch event is scheduled for June 27 — but thanks to the standard early Chinese launch, we have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the handset.

It’s the direct successor to the Honor 8, one of our favorite mid-priced flagships of 2016, and  [Read More…]

T-Mobile upgrades LTE data cap to 30GB

Most major carriers in the US offer an Unlimited plan option. But “unlimited” in carrier language actually spells limited with carrier implementing thresholds, which when being reached translate into de-prioritization of your device. In case you are not aware, Verizon’s Unlimited plan caps out at 22GB just like AT&T’s, while Sprint’s is a bit more […]

Sprint’s upgrades Unlimited Plan to take on Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile

With Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile all announcing unlimited plans, Sprint sure doesn’t want to be left behind. So the carrier has upgraded its Unlimited Plan too. Sprint is offering a limited time offer until March 31. Until that date, customers who switch at least one line to Sprint will be awarded unlimited talk, text and […]

Pokémon Go storage upgrades cost 50% less until Feb. 26

Upgrade your Pokémon Go storage for half the price.

Niantic is rolling out a huge update to Pokémon Go that introduces 80 new creatures to the game. The update is set to go live later this week, and to celebrate the release, Niantic is offering a 50% discount on storage upgrades until February 26:

To help you prepare for upcoming adventures, Pokémon Storage upgrades require 50% fewer PokéCoins starting the afternoon of Feb.  [Read More…]

AT&T’s Indigo network upgrades will bring 5G to Austin and Indianapolis in coming months

Indigo is AT&T’s network for today, and tomorrow.

AT&T has announced some details of their new 3.0 network upgrades, dubbed “Indigo”, at a wireless industry event in San Francisco.

The highlight from a consumer angle is the news that they are in the process of expanding their 5G network from its current testbed in Austin, Texas to a live implementation with consumer access in Austin and Indianapolis, Indiana in the coming months. Additionally, they are building out  [Read More…]

Dell discontinues its Android-based Venue tablet line; ends OS upgrades for current products

Dell has confirmed it will not be launching any new tablets in its Android-based Venue family. It also won’t be pushing out any OS updates to the Venue tablets that are already sold to customers, although it will continue to honor any currently active warranties and service contracts.

According to PCWorld:

“The slate tablet market is over-saturated and is experiencing declining demand from consumers, so we’ve decided to discontinue the Android-based Venue tablet line,” a Dell  [Read More…]

Verizon offers three free months of HBO Now for new lines or upgrades

Verizon is aiming to get the TV binge-watching audience with its latest promotional offer. It will give customers who switch to Verizon Wireless, along with current users who upgrade or activate a new line, three free months of access to HBO Now, which is normally worth about $ 45.

The carrier’s press release states:

To be eligible you’ll need to upgrade or activate a new line on a smart phone on a device payment plan or  [Read More…]

Verizon set to add new $20 charge to smartphone upgrades [Update]

Update: In a statement to Droid Life, Verizon confirmed the move, saying:

“The upgrade fee helps cover our increased support costs associated with customers switching devices. Customers can pay the charge when they upgrade, bill it to their account or trade in an old device to offset the cost. The fee for upgrading on device payment is still half of the two-year contract upgrade fee.”

Original story: Verizon is reportedly preparing to implement a new upgrade  [Read More…]

Motorola Droid Ultra, Maxx, and Mini will not receive Lollipop upgrades

Motorola has announced that it will not be bringing Lollipop to the Droid Ultra, Maxx, and Mini as they originally intended. This will leave the three phones, originally introduced in July 2013 at Android 4.4 KitKat. The announcement was made on Motorola’s forums, where the company also apologized for the lack of an upgrade.

From Motorola:

We apologize that we will not be upgrading DROID Ultra/Mini/Maxx to Android Lollipop, as we had hoped. We know how  [Read More…]

Worms 4 makes its way to Google Play with new locations, weapon upgrades and more

Worms 4 is the latest release from Team 17 Digital Limited, and if you are looking for something new to play you’ll want to check it out. From the variety of new weapons and weapon upgrades to the five new locations and daily challenges, you are looking at hours of fun here.

You can customize your character to help you get around and through the various obstacles placed in your way, and much more.

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