AT&T Is The First To Support The eSIM On The iPhone XR, Xs

When Apple announced the iPhone XR and iPhone Xs, they announced that their new iPhones would support dual SIM. However unlike most dual SIM smartphones that actually rely on dual physical SIM cards, the new iPhones will instead rely on one physical SIM and one eSIM (China’s version is the exception as it will use dual physical SIMs).


AT&T Will Get Two Samsung 5G Phones In 2019

Verizon was the first to confirm this week that it will begin selling a 5G smartphone from Samsung in the first half of 2019. AT&T followed up with its own announcement yesterday, saying that it will also have a Samsung 5G phone to sell next year. The carrier has now said that it will actually have two 5G phones from Samsung on offer.


Hulu & AT&T To Introduce Pause Ads Starting In 2019

When you’re watching a show on TV and an ad comes on, that pretty much means that it’s time for you to take a break, get up, stretch a bit, grab a snack or drink, and come back when the show starts playing again. However this also means that a lot of times, ads are running with no eyeballs on them which is a wasted opportunity.


5G Samsung Phone Will Also Be Available From AT&T In 2019

Verizon confirmed yesterday that it will be offering a 5G Samsung phone when its next generation network goes online early in 2019. Earlier reports had also claimed that Verizon might be the first carrier to get this device. Turns out, it’s not going to be the only one. AT&T has also confirmed today that it’s going to offer a 5G Samsung phone in 2019 as well.


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AT&T Shipping DirecTV Android TV Box To Testers

AT&T is getting into the Android TV-powered box game as well through DirecTV. The company has reportedly started shipping test units of the DirecTV Android TV box with a reskinned launcher. That’s a major reason why the user interface appears to be quite different than what we’re used to seeing on Android TV boxes.


Razer Phone 2 Launches November 16th On AT&T

The successor to Razer’s first gaming smartphone is headed to AT&T in a few days. AT&T today announced that it will begin selling the Razer Phone 2 starting November 16th. The device will be available from the carrier this Friday. AT&T is the only carrier in the country that’s offering this smartphone.


AT&T Announces Successful First 5G Hotspot Test

AT&T has achieved another milestone in the race to flip the switch on its commercial 5G network. The company has announced that it has successfully completed the first browsing session on a commercial-grade 5G hotspot device. The test was conducted in Waco, Texas. That’s one of the cities where the carrier says it will rollout the 5G network first. The device used was a Netgear Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot.


AT&T’s TV Streaming Android Device Enters Beta Testing

AT&T has been working on a streaming box for its DirecTV Now service and the company recently acknowledged the device’s existence. It confirmed during its recent quarterly earnings that this streaming box will be powered by Android TV and that it has entered beta testing. The carrier is planning to release this device in the first half of next year.


AT&T’s Harman Spark Brings Connected Features To Your Existing Car

These days there is a lot of emphasis placed on being connected all the time, which has also extended to our vehicles where we’re starting to see more cars have the option to get online. Of course this isn’t designed to let you surf the web while you drive, but rather it will let users use navigation services, access entertainment such as videos, make calls, and so on.


LG Stylo 4+ With 6.2 Inch Display Lands On AT&T

AT&T customers who are in the market for an Android smartphone with a large display now have a new option. The LG Stylo 4+ has landed on the carrier. It’s a refreshed model of the LG Stylo 4 that the Korean company launched in the United States a few months ago. There’s a large display on this new handset and mid-range specs.


US Carriers Band Together To Launch ‘Project Verify’

As we have said in the past, the humble password is not necessarily the best way of securing your online accounts. This is because due to people generally choosing bad passwords for themselves, which can be easily guessed. This has led to the rise of two-factor authentication systems and also hardware keys like Google’s Titan.


AT&T’s Mobile 5G Will Arrive In Five Additional Cities This Year

AT&T had previously confirmed a handful of cities that would receive its mobile 5G service before the end of this year. The carrier today confirmed the remaining cities on the list. These five additional markets will receive the carrier’s mobile 5G service by the end of this year. They join the seven for which AT&T has already confirmed mobile 5G plans for.


Security Flaws Leave AT&T, T-Mobile Customer PINs Exposed

As if T-Mobile wasn’t having a bad enough week after having experienced a security breach, it seems that the carrier along with AT&T have been hit with yet another security issue, this time exposing the PINs of the accounts belonging to their customers, although to their credit it wasn’t anything they could have done.


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Pre-Orders Are Now Open

We’re sure that many were pretty impressed with what Samsung had in store for us when they officially announced the Galaxy Note 9. If it was good enough to impress you to the point where you would buy it, then you’ll be pleased to learn that the handset is now available for pre-order from carriers or directly through Samsung.