It was discovered not too long ago that it was actually a pretty easy process to get information about someone from a carrier, where you could actually find the location of a person on a carrier’s network by paying a third-party service. Carriers later came forward to state that they would no longer be selling customer data to outsiders, but it seems like it could be too little too late.
A couple of years ago, Verizon announced that they would be acquiring Yahoo, which in turn also meant that they would be acquiring some of the other properties that Yahoo owns as well, such as Tumblr. While Tumblr was popular back in its day, following Verizon’s acquisition and the stricter rules imposed on it, the platform lost quite a few of its users.
Earlier this year, Samsung launched their Galaxy S10 handset in which one of the models came with support for 5G. That was Samsung’s first 5G smartphone and we doubt that it will be their last. At the same time, we expect that 5G availability in smartphones won’t be so common out of the gate.
Verizon is in the process of launching its mobile 5G network. The carrier has now confirmed 20 additional markets where it says the 5G network will go live before the end of this year. It had previously announced that 5G would be deployed in select areas of over 30 cities across the country in 2019. Its 5G Home broadband internet service will be offered in some of these markets as […]
Verizon is working with Google to provide its internet customers with streaming media. It has confirmed that both wireless 5G home and Fios broadband customers will receive YouTube TV, the company’s standalone online TV streaming service. It confirms an earlier report about Verizon wanting to partner up with Google to provide more streaming options to its customers.
Flagship smartphones have continued to get expensive over the past few years. One would easily cost you north of $1,000 now and if you opt for one of those fancy upcoming foldable smartphones, be prepared to spend over $2,000 on a phone that will be outdated in a couple of years. No wonder people are waiting to upgrade their phones longer than ever before.
If you wanted to get your hands on a OnePlus handset through a carrier, T-Mobile was pretty much your only choice, otherwise you’d just have to buy the handset at full price directly from OnePlus or retailers. However, there is a good chance that this could change in the near future, thanks to a variety of job listings.
These days with everything being put online, it has become a lot easier to do your shopping, banking, and other activities without having to leave the house. In fact, some companies actually encourage you to sign up and use their online services, such as receiving your bills where you might get a discount when you opt for e-billing instead of paper bills.
According to a report from last week, it was rumored that the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G could be launching on Verizon next month, or to be more specific, it could be launching on the 16th of May. Now according to the folks at Android Headlines, they have managed to get their hands on a render of the upcoming handset that seemingly confirms the release date.
At Samsung’s Unpacked event in February, the company announced their lineup of Galaxy S10 smartphones. Included as part of the lineup is the Galaxy S10 5G, which as the name implies is the 5G variant of the phone. Verizon had announced that they would be the first carrier in the US to offer the handset, but stopped short of actually confirming a date.
Verizon today introduced a new wireless plan that it says has been designed with kids in mind, particularly those who are getting their first smartphone. Just Kids aims to meet the needs of both the parents and their offspring as the provides the former with the Smart Family Premium suite of parental controls as standard. It’s a $9.99 per month option otherwise.
Carriers are finally stepping up now that the robocall menace has got out of hand more than it ever did before. Almost 26 billion calls placed last year were spam calls so it’s clear that something needs to be done about this. Verizon, the country’s largest mobile carrier, today announced that it’s rolling out the Call Filter service for free to all of its customers. This will help them identify […]
Earlier this year AT&T announced that they would be rolling out some changes in which on the phones of their customers, they might start to see a “5G E” icon. This stands for “5G Evolution” which isn’t actually 5G, but rather it is used by AT&T to represent their 4G LTE network that uses features like three-way carrier aggregation, 256 QAM, and 4×4 MIMO.
Carriers in the United States will be launching their mobile 5G networks this year and Verizon has now confirmed the date for its launch. Big Red has confirmed that its mobile 5G network is going to be launched on April 11th. It will also begin to sell the 5G Moto Mod for the Moto Z3 so that users can actually take advantage of 5G speeds.