Although the Galaxy Fold is finally set to be released in the coming weeks, the company is placing one last roadblock for those that pre-ordered the phone. Customers who have held onto their spot in the queue since orders were first opened are now losing their place in line, as pre-orders placed through Samsung's site are now being canceled. Those affected are getting a $250 credit for anything at Samsung's online storefront. Read More
TP-Link has been working on expanding its Kasa series of smart home plugs, lights, switches, and cameras for the past few years. This year at CES, it had announced a LED strip, an indoor security camera, and a video doorbell — which would be the company's first. Unfortunately, sometimes a product doesn't make it past the announcement stage and, in this case, the company as confirmed that the video doorbell has not made it to launch. Read More
A lot of our favorite things come from California. Artichokes, Android, almonds, even those newfangled talking pictures. But thanks to a law that recently went into effect in the state, an accidental export might update the cancellation process across the US for recurring payments when it comes to services like newspapers. Read More
It's official: AT&T-Mobile will not be happening any time soon. AT&T, the US's second-largest wireless carrier and all-around communications mega-corporation, after months of attempting to convince consumers and federal agencies alike that the deal was going to be good for everyone, has given up its plans to purchase T-Mobile, a division of Deutsche Telekom.
As part of the cancellation, AT&T will pay DT a $4 billion accounting fee to get out of its contract, as well as expand roaming agreements with the company (where, when, and for what purpose was not stated).
One worrisome issue that comes to mind for me is the damage done to T-Mobile's reputation in all of this. Read More