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AT&T Primetime 10-inch tablet has a TV Mode and arrives on Friday

AT&T Primetime 10-inch tablet has a TV Mode and arrives on Friday

AT&T has just announced its own exclusive tablet, and it'll be available starting on Friday. The tablet is called Primetime, and it's not surprising that AT&T has packed a TV Mode onto it given that name choice. Though obviously available for everyone, the tablet seems ideal for those who already have (or plan to get) an AT&T wireless subscription and/or DirecTV television. The tablet can be added to an existing AT&T wireless plan for $20/month.

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DirecTV NOW’s Apple TV deal is back, but you can’t find it online

DirecTV NOW’s Apple TV deal is back, but you can’t find it online

Remember the free Apple TV deal AT&T introduced at the launch of its DirecTV NOW service? That move was designed to lure in new customers, offering them the latest Apple TV hardware in exchange for prepaying a certain number of months of service. That deal is back, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the website. AT&T is being a bit tricky with this latest deal, and you can't get it online.

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Galaxy Note 4 battery recall isn’t what you think

Galaxy Note 4 battery recall isn’t what you think

Talk about deja vu: batteries for the Galaxy Note 4, of all phones, are being recalled. While it may seem like we're heading for a repeat of last fall at first blush, it seems that this recall is vastly different from the Note 7 fiasco that happened last year. For starters, Samsung isn't even the one responsible for these battery problems.

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Galaxy S8 Active release date and carrier finally revealed

Galaxy S8 Active release date and carrier finally revealed

In the months since the Galaxy S8 launch, we've heard countless rumors about its more rugged brother, the Galaxy S8 Active. Some of these rumors come directly from the source, with Samsung accidentally outing the phone back in June and AT&T doing the same thing last week. AT&T seems to have finally decided that enough is enough, officially unveiling the phone today.

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Huawei’s first US carrier phone could contend with Samsung, Apple

Huawei’s first US carrier phone could contend with Samsung, Apple

Huawei's first smartphone released with a US-based mobile carrier is tipped to be coming in the year 2018. This device has not been named, nor priced or specifically dated. What we do know is that the brand has been waiting to gain foothold in the country for quite some time. It's not been an easy road since being accused of being used by China to spy on the United States and its citizens.

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Moto 360 Camera Moto Mod detailed: the world from all angles

Moto 360 Camera Moto Mod detailed: the world from all angles

This week the folks at Motorola have revealed the Moto Z2 Force Edition alongside a Moto Mod that sees the world from all angles. This is the Moto Mod called "Moto 360 Camera", and we've seen it before - albeit very briefly. This piece of work delivers spherical video with two lenses that, together, create a 4K-sized video captured at 24-frames per second.

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DirecTV NOW teases features arriving in 2018: 4K HDR and (much) more

DirecTV NOW teases features arriving in 2018: 4K HDR and (much) more

AT&T is finally adding the DirecTV NOW features we all want and arguably need from a modern television service, and chief among them all is cloud DVR. Yes, the entire existence of DVR on a streaming platform is a bit odd, but it's the only way you're able to skip commercials (unlike on-demand), and it'll soon be available to DirecTV NOW subscribers via a beta. Joining the cloud DVR feature are 4K HDR video options and more.

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Galaxy S8 Active hits FCC with massive bumpers, AT&T mark

Galaxy S8 Active hits FCC with massive bumpers, AT&T mark

The Galaxy S8 Active's existence is really no longer in doubt.Even Samsung pretty much confirmed it before yanking out its only "official" leak. But now that the smartphone, with a model number of SM-G892A, has appeared at the FCC, that not only means that it exists, it might also be coming soon. And though we don't exactly have more details to work with, the filing does at least show what the rugged Galaxy S8 variant will look like, at least from the back.

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DirecTV NOW is adding a bunch of local affiliate stations next week

DirecTV NOW is adding a bunch of local affiliate stations next week

AT&T has announced a big upcoming expansion to its DirecTV NOW television service, adding a large number of local affiliate stations. This channel expansion will take place starting next week; once it happens, DirecTV NOW's local station offerings will cover nearly 70-percent of households in the US with television. The local stations, of course, are the same as the local FOX and similar stations you get through traditional cable and satellite, bringing local news and more.

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AT&T expands rural Fixed Wireless Internet into 8 new states

AT&T expands rural Fixed Wireless Internet into 8 new states

AT&T's Fixed Wireless Internet service has just expanded into 8 new states, extending connectivity options in more rural regions through the US. Fixed Wireless Internet is designed specifically for AT&T's rural customers, and involves the company installing an antenna on the customer's property that then works with the closest cell tower. The result is wireless Internet that is at least 10Mbps in speed.

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AT&T and StayCast bring Google Chromecast to more hotel rooms

AT&T and StayCast bring Google Chromecast to more hotel rooms

Hotels are notorious for blocking guests' ability to connect their own devices to in-room TVs, and that includes streaming sticks and Google Chromecast devices. AT&T is helping change this alongside SONIFI Solutions' StayCast, allowing hotels with DirecTV service to order StayCast for their rooms. Hotels that take advantage of this will enable guests to cast content from their phone or tablet to their hotel room's television.

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DirecTV NOW will soon force computer users to stream in Chrome

DirecTV NOW will soon force computer users to stream in Chrome

AT&T's Internet-streaming live TV service will soon be exclusive to the Chrome browser, assuming you prefer to stream on your laptop or desktop. Users are reporting seeing a message when attempting to stream on PC that advises them to download and install Google Chrome, saying it is necessary in order to get the 'best streaming experience.' You have until the end of this month to make the transition.

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