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LG WING 5G is landing its swiveling screen on AT&T next week

LG WING 5G is landing its swiveling screen on AT&T next week

LG has made great phones and some not so great phones. Whether they sell well or not is a different question but it's hard to deny it has created some rather unusual and sometimes innovative designs over the past years. The LG WING definitely takes the cake, at least for now, and sits on both ends of the spectrum. Those who have been enamored by its swiveling screen but scared off by its price tag may now get their chance to get one, presuming they trade it their old phone and pledge loyalty to AT&T.

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Got a 5G smartphone? What’s the right ‘plan’ forward

Got a 5G smartphone? What’s the right ‘plan’ forward

The whole 5G thing is becoming more of a story with the launch of some exciting new mobile phone models designed to take full leverage of the new wireless connectivity. As a new 5G smartphone pops-up with each passing day, we are seeing all prominent network carriers stateside doing their bit to ensure you have 5G coverage no matter what part of the country you’re in. While these are early days and everyone’s just working on increasing their portfolio – it seems appropriate to know, which of the top-tier carriers have what 5G plans you can choose from to get on from the word go.

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Do you need a 5G phone? Short answer: Not yet

Do you need a 5G phone? Short answer: Not yet

Today's entry in our ever-expanding exploration of 5G connectivity checks the most basic question: Do I need 5G? This question can be answered by looking at the world's transfer from 3G to 4G, and 4G LTE. In short: There's a significant amount of time between now and the point at which you'll absolutely NEED your next smartphone to have the ability to connect to 5G data.

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AT&T is axing its DSL service in some areas

AT&T is axing its DSL service in some areas

AT&T is still one of the largest Internet providers in America, and it recently announced it was discontinuing its oldest broadband technology. On October 1, AT&T stopped selling DSL connections leaving some existing subscribers on the low-speed service and new residents of areas only covered by DSL without broadband access.

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AT&T ad-supported phone plans could just be a year away

AT&T ad-supported phone plans could just be a year away

Just as browser makers and laws start to crack down on the abuse and misuse of ads, one major US network operator might be daring to stir up the hornet's nest in about a year's time. AT&T CEO John Stankey revealed the company's thoughts on how it could offer cheaper mobile subscriptions and, as you might expect, it involves serving customers targeted ads.

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AT&T 5G mobile hotspot blends sub-6, mmWave and WiFi 6

AT&T 5G mobile hotspot blends sub-6, mmWave and WiFi 6

AT&T is launching a new 5G mobile hotspot, promising higher-speed data for your laptop, tablet, Nintendo Switch or whatever else while on the move. The Netgear Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot Pro will be compatible with both AT&T's sub-6 GHz 5G and the faster millimeter wave service it brands "5G+" in a number of locations.

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AT&T customers can now use Amazon Echo speakers as phones

AT&T customers can now use Amazon Echo speakers as phones

When the first smart speakers, led by the Amazon Echo, appeared, there was some confusion at what they'd really be good for. These devices eventually became commonplace inside more modern homes but they initially lacked one feature people presumed they would have: making and taking phone calls. That also eventually arrived in one form or another but now Amazon and AT&T are making it easier by linking subscribers' accounts with their Echo speakers for convenient hands-free calls.

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Galaxy Tab S7 pre-order details finally available

Galaxy Tab S7 pre-order details finally available

It's definitely Samsung's day today but it isn't just because it finally announced the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Although they were already revealed last month, it's only now that Samsung is making public the details for its Galaxy Tab S7 slates. They are, unsurprisingly, one of the most expensive Android tablets you'll see in the market, especially when you consider that it practically needs the keyboard case, which is also probably why you'll want to take advantage of the pre-order deal it has to offer.

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Surface Duo will be available for viewing at Best Buy

Surface Duo will be available for viewing at Best Buy

Microsoft's dual-screen phone is arguably one of the more interesting pieces of tech to come this year but there are also many reservations about a phone that no one has seen yet outside of press releases. It would definitely help if Microsoft could show that the Surface Duo is truly ready for action and worthy of the price it's asking for. If you're one of the lucky few to live near a Best Buy store, you might actually get that chance now that Surface Duo displays are available in some but not all of these outlets.

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AT&T’s 5G version of top Samsung phone gets ludicrous price

AT&T’s 5G version of top Samsung phone gets ludicrous price

The Samsung Galaxy A51 isn't the device most people think of when they think of the most popular phones on earth. The Samsung Galaxy S20 is the newest line of top-tier phones from Samsung, and the next Galaxy Note is right around the corner. So what's the big deal with this "top" 5G Galaxy phone of which you've likely never heard?

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T-Mobile VoLTE cut-off date: Old phones living on borrowed time

T-Mobile VoLTE cut-off date: Old phones living on borrowed time

Internal communications at T-Mobile USA revealed this week show how customers will require VoLTE tech in their phone in the near future. T-Mobile USA is evolving to the newest in new mobile network and cell connectivity, and the oldest still-active tech is about to be retired. This information was revealed not long after AT&T sent out notification to some customers about a similar update and requirement for new phones.

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AT&T criticized for startling “buy a new phone or lose service” warning

AT&T criticized for startling “buy a new phone or lose service” warning

This week AT&T started sending out emails about how users will need a new smartphone if they want to continue "receiving service." AT&T's message does not suggest that users will lose service instantly - but they DO suggest that some users will NEED to upgrade to a new phone if they plan on continuing to get phone calls by the time the countdown is done.

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