If you’re late to pay your phone bills, don’t be surprised if you get hit with a late fee, or in some cases if you’ve not paid for an extended period of time, your account could get suspended or even cancelled. However, that will no longer be the case, at least for the time-being where US carriers have announced that they will be suspending those penalties.
Phone software these days are getting better at identifying calls when they come in. However, the problem with spoofing is that sometimes it can be made to seem like an incoming call is made by someone else. Thankfully, it appears that the FCC wants to do something about it and have recently proposed rules that will require carriers to authenticate calls.
As some of you might have heard, last year it came to light that major carriers in the US have been selling user location data to third-party companies. The carriers have since said that they have ceased those practices, but apparently that isn’t enough for the FCC who are now proposing a token fine to the carriers involved.
Robocalls can be annoying and disruptive, especially if you receive them multiple times in a day. This is why they have been made illegal, but then again with all things illegal, there will always be someone who tries to circumvent the system. Unfortunately for one individual, it seems that the FCC plans to make an example out of him.
Back in August, a test conducted by the Chicago Tribune suggested that phones made by Apple and Samsung had exceeded legal radiation levels for electronic products. In fact, a lawsuit was recently filed against both companies because of that, leading to the FCC to take a deeper look into the issues.
Known for their affordable furniture, IKEA has in the recent years start to branch out by creating more relevant and hi-tech offerings. We’ve seen this happen with smart blinds, smart bulbs, Bluetooth speakers, and more. Now it looks like they might have a new smart home shortcut button in development.
Despite the Nintendo Switch Lite being pretty much brand new, we have started hearing reports that some owners are already experiencing controller drift issues. In case you’re unfamiliar, this is where there are issues with the controller in which the system thinks the controller is moving even if the user is not touching it.
In the past, there have studies conducted to find if the radiation given off from our phones are dangerous. So far, the general consensus seems to be that they are safe for human use, but according to a report from The Chicago Tribune has suggested that our phones are actually giving off more radiation than is allowed.
The Nintendo Switch has several controllers designed for it. There are the default Joy-Cons that come with pretty much every console, then there is also the Pro controller for gamers who might want better ergonomics. Then there is also support for the GameCube controllers who gamers who think that it is the best way of playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
So we have heard that Samsung could be working on a new smartwatch in the form of the Galaxy Watch Active 2. Now thanks to photos discovered on the FCC, it seems that we have a better idea of what we might be able to expect from the upcoming smartwatch, like its touch-sensitive bezels.
No one likes robocalls, but unfortunately, it seems that they are a part of life. However, the good news is that the House of Representatives have recently approved a new bill in which it should help improve anti-robocalling technology and also help to reduce the amount of robocalls that people receive.
Earlier today, the Nintendo Switch Lite was officially announced as the more affordable and more portable version of the Nintendo Switch. However, if you might recall, there were rumors suggesting that there could also be an upgraded version of the Switch in the works as well, and now it looks like there is a chance those rumors could be coming true.
Spoofing phone numbers is a common way for scammers to make you think that someone else is calling you. For example, you could receive a call from a number that claims to be from your bank, when in reality, it isn’t. This is the same that applies to text messages as well, but the good news is that the FCC is finally looking to do something about it.
If you’re in the market for a new MacBook laptop, you might be interested to learn that Apple could have a new 13-inch MacBook Pro in the works. This is thanks to a recent sighting at the FCC in which a mysterious Apple MacBook Pro was spotted. The laptop in question appears to be sporting the model number A2159, which for those unfamiliar, is one of the laptops that was […]