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Samsung's Galaxy A52 5G Gives You the Most Phone for Your Money

Samsung’s Galaxy A52 5G has a lot to live up to. Not only is it the successor to last year’s top-selling Android phone, but it’s also the star of Samsung’s new mid-range A-Series (the slightly more premium Galaxy A72 isn’t coming to the U.S). With people holding onto their phones for longer, there’s a good chance a…Read more...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, 5g, Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Samsung Galaxy A51, Pixel 5, Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, Samsung Mobile Phones

Your Old Phone Number Could Get You Hacked, Researchers Say

When you get a new phone number, mobile carriers will often “recycle” your old one—assigning it to a new phone and, therefore, a new customer. Carriers say the reason they do this is to stave off a hypothetical future of “number exhaustion”—a sort of “peak oil” for phone numbers, when every possible number that could…Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Articles, Fraud, Cybercrime, Recycling, Identity Theft, Data Security, Computer Security, Terms Of Service, T Mobile, Kevin Lee, Internet Privacy, Arvind Narayanan, Multi Factor Authentication, Computer Access Control

Verizon's Selling Off AOL and Yahoo for $5 Billion

Verizon’s officially selling off its media assets to the private equity firm Apollo Global for $5 billion, the company announced on Monday. Alongside that bundle of cash, Verizon will also be keeping a 10% stake in the company, which will simply be renamed—no joke—Yahoo. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Yahoo, Aol, Apollo Global

Broadband Providers Revolt Against New York Law That Forces Them to Offer $15 and $20 Plans

A coalition of broadband associations representing providers such as AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile over a law passed earlier this month that requires them to offer affordable internet for low-income families at rates of $15 and $20 per month beginning in mid-June.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Articles, Broadband, Telecommunications, Social Issues, Federal Communications Commission, Att, Andrew Cuomo, Wireless Networking, T Mobile, CTIA, Information and Communications Technology, Internet Service Provider, Lifeline, National Broadband Plan

Who on Earth Is Buying These Rugged Android Phones?

Caterpillar, the same folks behind forklifts and the other big machines you have to wear hardhats around, makes Android devices for a very particular set of users in the field. Their latest device, the Cat S42 H+, is fascinating, because you can run it under water and wash it in the sink at the same time as your hands.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Kyocera, Consumer Electronics, Samsung Galaxy, Mediatek, Caterpillar, Otterbox, Galaxy S, Samsung Mobile Phones, Information Appliances, Technology Internet

MailOnline Sues Google for 'Hiding' Links to News Stories

MailOnline, a news site associated with the UK’s Daily Mail newspaper, has sued Google over allegations the tech giant has been “hiding” links to its news stories. Google calls the allegations “meritless.”Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Facebook, UK, Science, Companies, Daily Mail, MailOnline, Piers Morgan, Websites, World Wide Web, Alphabet Inc, MEGHAN MARKLE, Technology Internet, MailOnline Sues Google

The Xperia 1 Mark III Could Be Sony's Big Chance for a Major Mobile Comeback

Over the past few years, Sony phones have landed in the U.S. like lead balloons. Its handsets don’t get much support from carriers or room on retail shelves. But with the new Xperia 1 Mark III, Sony could be poised for a big time comeback. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Sony, Xperia, Sony Xperia, Mark III, Sony Xperia 1, Sony Xperia 5 II, Bravia Tvs, Sony Xperia 5, Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro, Sony Xperia Z2, Mark III Sony

The Plan to Give Android Users Their Own Version of iMessage Is Officially Dead

RCS, or Rich Communication Services, was supposed to unite the Androids. But with the news that Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile have all abandoned the effort toward a unified messaging platform, it looks like more turbulent times for the green bubbles.Read more...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Science, Technology, Imessage, Software, Sprint, Messages, Att, Operating Systems, Messaging Apps, Text Messaging, T Mobile, RCS, Rich Communication Services, Instant Messaging Clients

Verizon's Recalling 2.5 Million of Its Dangerously Literal Hotspots

Verizon, along with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has issued a recall of roughly 2.5 million Ellipsis Jetpack hotspots as they, quite literally, get too hot to handle.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Broadband, Telecommunications, Video On Demand, Hotspots, Hotspot, Verizon Communications, Page, Wi Fi, Consumer Product Safety Commission CPSC, Information and Communications Technology, US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bell System, Technology Internet, Dangerously Literal Hotspots

The 10 Best Deals of April 8, 2021

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Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Verizon, Science, Newegg, Xbox One, Samsung, Best Buy, Playstation, Mobile Phones, Sony, Mask, Rise, Oneplus, Alexa

Here Are the Full Details on Samsung's Entire Galaxy A-Series Lineup for the U.S.

Samsung left a few details out when it announced the latest generation of its budget and mid-range Galaxy A-series phones last month. Now the company has finally returned to reveal all the details about which makes and models are officially coming to the U.S., including a few phones that didn’t get much attention back…Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Att, 5g, Samsung Galaxy, Mediatek, T Mobile, US Cellular, Samsung Galaxy A series, Samsung Galaxy A51, Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Mobile Phones, Technology Internet

Verizon Is Offering Big Discounts and Trade-Ins on Broken Phones on April 1, and It's Actually Not a Prank

Now’s the time of year when it pays to be extra wary of pranks and promotions that seem too good to be true. But starting tomorrow, yes, on April 1, Verizon has some big discounts on phones and trade-ins for broken devices that are totally legit. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science

The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro Prove OnePlus Is Oh So Close to Becoming a Real Samsung Rival

Last fall’s OnePlus 8T was a solid device, but it still seemed like OnePlus could step it up. With the release of two new flagship phones, it looks like OnePlus agreed. The new $730 OnePlus 9 and $970 OnePlus 9 Pro sport noticeably improved cameras due to a new partnership with Hasselblad, even faster charging,…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Sony, Att, Lg, Oneplus, Oxygenos, Samsung Galaxy, Hasselblad, Amoled

The State of 5G in 2021: Are We There Yet?

About two years ago, wireless carriers in the U.S. and South Korea flipped the switches on the first commercial 5G networks. And while 5G is still in its infancy, now seems like a good time to take stock of where 5G is at right now, and where it’s going.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Verizon, Motorola, Internet Of Things, South Korea, Science, Technology, Mobile Phones, Telecommunications, Sprint, Deutsche Telekom, Att, Verizon Communications, 3

Your Older AT&T Unlimited Data Plan Finally Includes 5G

AT&T just announced that it will expand 5G connectivity to customers with older unlimited plans for free starting this month.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Verizon, Internet Of Things, Science, Technology, Broadband, Telecommunications, Att, Verizon Communications, Science and Technology, Mobile telecommunications, 5g, Business Finance, T Mobile US, Technology Internet, Technology Forecasting

T-Mobile Just Made Some Big 5G Promises

T-Mobile laid out some bold plans regarding the expansion of its 5G network during a  today. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Companies, Telecommunications, Deutsche Telekom, Att, Sprint Corporation, Verizon Communications, 3, 5g, T Mobile, Business Finance, ATT Mobility, Mbps, T Mobile US, EIR

Verizon's Cheapest Plans Will Only Get You Its Slowest 5G Speeds

Bad news for folks on Verizon’s basic plans. If you want the carrier’s faster 5G speeds, you’re going to have to cough up for a more expensive unlimited plan. Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Verizon, Internet Of Things, Science, Technology, Verizon Wireless, Broadband, Telecommunications, Deutsche Telekom, Att, Video On Demand, Ronan Dunne, Verizon Communications, Science and Technology, 5g, T Mobile

T-Mobile Is Taking All of Your Sweet, Sweet Data… Unless You Tell It to Stop

Heads up, fellow T-Mobile customers: You might want to take a look at your mobile carrier’s privacy policy. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Advertising, Marketing, Companies, Telecommunications, Deutsche Telekom, Att, Targeted Advertising, Online Advertising, Terms Of Service, T Mobile, Internet Privacy, Bell System, T Mobile US, Xandr

Verizon Tells Consumers to Turn Off 5G to Preserve Battery Life Then Instantly Regrets It

In an effort to be helpful, Verizon accidentally stuck its foot in its mouth on Sunday, and then furiously backtracked. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Technology, Samsung, Verizon Wireless, Mobile Phones, Telecommunications, Huawei, Lte, Verizon Communications, Mobile telecommunications, 5g, T Mobile US, Technology Internet

These Are the 5G Phones Worth Buying This Year

There’s more to 5G than overblown marketing hype and some really weird (and in some cases, dangerous) conspiracy theories. Here’s what you actually need to know: 5G offers faster download and upload speeds, more bandwidth, lower latency, and enough throughput to support a household of people trying to connect to the…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Sprint, Att, Oneplus, 5g, Cadbury, Apple Iphone, T Mobile, T Mobile US

Telecoms Companies Vow To Withhold Donations From Republicans Who Challenged Election Results

Several of the nation’s largest telecommunications companies have vowed to halt donations to the Republican lawmakers who sought to delay the certification of the 2020 election results, joining a growing list of businesses pledging to reevaluate their political contributions in 2021.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Comcast, Att, Republican, T Mobile, US Capitol, Lawmakers, Telecommunications Companies

Verizon Says It Will Be Delaying the Shutdown of Its 3G Network For Now

While AT&T prematurely scared its customers about the upcoming shutdown of its older 3G network, Verizon has recently decided to take things slower by delaying the shutdown of its 3G service indefinitely. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Smartphones, 4G, 3G, Carriers, Lte, 5g, Consumer Tech, Cell Service, Verizon Pushes Back 3g Network Shutdown

How to Claim Your Free Year of Discovery+ Through Verizon

Verizon customers can snag up to 12 months of the brand new Discovery+ streaming service for free. Here’s how to get it.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science

Private Verizon Customer Information Leaks in Chat Transcripts

Verizon customers who normally use the company’s online chat system to sort out issues with their service might want to stop for the time being. A glitch is leaking personal information—addresses, phone numbers, and sometimes accounts numbers—in other customers’ chat windows.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Internet, Cellphones, Telecoms, Fios, Verizon Customer Information Leaks

T-Mobile Will Stop Saying Its 5G Network Is Better Than It Actually Is

The Better Business Bureau’s National Advertising Division (NAD) told Verizon over the summer to cut it out with the misleading 5G ads, and now it’s telling T-Mobile to do the same. Add that to the fact that the Federal Communications Commission just fined T-Mobile $200 million for its abuse of Sprint’s Lifeline…Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Fcc, Sprint, Federal Communications Commission, Wireless, 5g, T Mobile, NAD

The most exciting new tech gadgets of 2020 are designed for the future, not today

Apple's iPhone 12 Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider Some of the year's major new tech products, from the 5G iPhone 12 to foldable phones and new consoles from Sony and Microsoft, are based on technologies that aren't quite useful yet — but will be in a few years. Today's widely delayed 5G networks, for example, aren't much faster than 4G LTE networks.  5G was positioned as being the biggest upgrade in Apple's iPhone 12 lineup. Foldable phones like the Microsoft Surface Duo and Samsung Ga...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, Motorola, Japan, Science, Microsoft, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Analysis, Tim Cook, Sony, Augmented Reality, 5g, Cnet, Max

The TCL 10 5G UW Is the Cheapest 5G Phone on the Market, But It's Verizon-Only

Phone makers have pushed out a wave of premium 5G phones this fall, but when it comes to more affordable handsets that support next-gen cell networks, pickings are still kind of slim. However, starting at just $400, the TCL 10 5G UW is now the cheapest 5G phone on the market. Read more...
Tags: Android, Verizon, Science, Smartphones, 5g, Tcl, Consumer Tech, 5G phones, Push Those 5g Prices Down, Tcl 10 5g Uw

5G Could Be Great, But It's Woefully Misunderstood

Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg spent what felt like the bulk of Apple’s big iPhone announcement evangelizing 5G, the fifth generation of wireless cellular technology. According to the two men, 5G is going to revolutionize how you use your phone with incredible 4 Gbps download speeds and…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, Science, Intel, Tim Cook, 5g, Gbps, Intel Labs, Hans Vestberg, System Reboot, Vida Ilderem

Do Not Buy an iPhone 12 Just for 5G

Apple CEO Tim Cook spent a good chunk of the company’s iPhone event on Tuesday hyping the capabilities of 5G connectivity, even going so far as to invite Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg on stage to extoll the benefits of the carrier’s next-gen network. Fast speeds! Low latency! Gaming! Movies! It all sounded incredibly…Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Tim Cook, Hans Vestberg, Iphone 12, Apple 2020 Iphone Event, We Need To Talk About 5g

Save up to $125 on an iPhone 11 and Get 4 Months of Apple Music When You Activate on Verizon

Save up to $125 on a Verizon iPhone 11 | Best BuyRead more...
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