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 […]
Verizon has been granted permission by the Federal Communications Commission to lock newly purchased phones to its network for 60 days. Verizon has said in a statement that it’s going to do just that. Customers who purchase new phones from the country’s largest mobile carrier will not be able to get them unlocked for 60 days.
A declaratory ruling was circulated by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai last month which, if adopted, would provide carriers with the approval to develop new tools to block unwanted robocalls by default. The proposal was to be considered by the Federal Communications Commission at its June 6th meeting. It voted in its favor unanimously.
Last year, Samsung launched the Galaxy Home smart speaker. However, it wasn’t too long after the launch that we heard that Samsung could actually have another smart speaker in the works, a smaller version of the Galaxy Home known as the Galaxy Home Mini. Given that Amazon and Google have smaller versions of their speakers, such as the Echo Dot and the Home Mini, this news hardly came as a […]
The four major carriers in the United States have said that they are no longer selling users’ location data to third-party data aggregators. The carriers had previously promised to halt this practice in June of last year. They have now confirmed that this practice has stopped in a response to FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel’s request regarding an update on the matter.
Robocalls still remain a major problem for cellular users in the United States. Even though the FCC has taken steps to thwart them, the problem continues to exist. The Federal Communications Commission is now proposing a bigger step to properly tackle this problem. It wants to block robocalls by default.
It is a bit sad that even in this day and age where we have such amazing technology, that robocalls are still a thing that exists. So far there really doesn’t seem like there is much that can be done about them apart from introducing filters to block known numbers and educating the public about them.
T-Mobile has in the past attempted to merge with other carriers such as AT&T, but that did not work out so well. In the past year or so, the company has been attempting to merge again, but this time with Sprint where it feels like the merger could actually happen. However, it looks like the merger has since hit a roadblock.
Earlier this year there was a report published on Motherboard which revealed how cheap and easy it was to obtain the location data of a phone from various US carriers. Carriers such as AT&T and Sprint have since responded to the report in which they promised to end the sale of location data to third-parties.
At MWC 2019, LG will be officially unveiling its upcoming handset, the LG G8 ThinQ. The company has actually been slowly teasing the features of the phone, such as its sound-on display, and now a recent sighting at the FCC has confirmed that there will be at least three variants of the phone.
One of the unique features of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro handset is its ability to reverse wireless charge. This means that the phone itself can act as a wireless charger where it will be able to wirelessly charge another device, such as another smartphone, as long as that device supports wireless charging as well.
Wireless charging has become almost like a default feature that we expect all smartphones to have these days, so it doesn’t come as a surprise that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 could also come with the feature. In fact according to a recent sighting at the FCC, the Galaxy S10 could feature even faster wireless charging than before.