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The FCC wants carriers to allow the affected by hurricane Michael to switch without penalty fees

The FCC wants carriers to allow the affected by hurricane Michael to switch without penalty fees

22 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

Communication is vital in times of distress, especially when it comes to natural disasters decimating large urbanized areas. Most recently, that happened when hurricane Michael...
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Verizon fiber suffered “unprecedented” damage from Hurricane Michael

Verizon fiber suffered “unprecedented” damage from Hurricane Michael

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Vehicles sit partially submerged in floodwaters after Hurricane Michael hit in Panama City, Florida, US, on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Nearly 300,000 households were...
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Robocallers “evolved” to sidestep new call blocking rules, AGs tell FCC

Robocallers “evolved” to sidestep new call blocking rules, AGs tell FCC

7 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge The Federal Communications Commission should let phone companies get more aggressive in blocking robocalls, 35 state attorneys general told the commission...
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Ofcom investigates how Blockchain can be used to distribute phone numbers

Ofcom investigates how Blockchain can be used to distribute phone numbers

7 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Ofcom is to explore how Blockchain can be used to manage the distribution and management of landline phone numbers within the UK. There are currently one billion phone numbers...
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Verizon ad talks about providing wireless to firemen, fails to say how it throttled service

Verizon ad talks about providing wireless to firemen, fails to say how it throttled service

9 days ago   |   Phone Arena

Verizon's new promotional video is supposed to show how Verizon is there for local fire departments.Talking about the importance of having a carrier you can trust, Fire Captain...
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Power your phone all day long with the Powerup Wireless Battery

12 days ago   |   Android Community

Now, more than ever, we're dependent on our mobile devices. They let us communicate, do business, shop, stay informed, and a whole lot more. Yes, we use our phones and tablets...
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AT&T Brings 5G Evolution Network To 99 New Markets

AT&T Brings 5G Evolution Network To 99 New Markets

12 days ago   |   Android Headlines

In short: AT&T expanded the availability of its 5G Evolution network to 99 new markets across the United States, the company said earlier this week. The chart-map combo below...
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PSA: HomePod Launches in Spain and Mexico on October 26

PSA: HomePod Launches in Spain and Mexico on October 26

13 days ago   |   Mac Rumors

For those who may have missed the news, Apple has confirmed the HomePod launches in Spain and Mexico on Friday, October 26. Apple actually made the announcement last month, but...
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Why is Trump about to text me?

Why is Trump about to text me?

14 days ago   |   Tech Radar

At 2:18 PM ET today, everyone with a mobile phone in the US will get a message blast from the Federal Emergency Management Authority. The alert won't have any substantial...
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CEO who sold phones with “totally unbreakable encryption” takes plea deal

CEO who sold phones with “totally unbreakable encryption” takes plea deal

14 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge The Canadian executive of a 10-year-old company that marketed its purportedly secure BlackBerry services to thousands of criminals (who paid at least $4,000 per year...
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Huawei Announces Porsche Design Mate 20 RS With High-End Specs And Premium...

Huawei Announces Porsche Design Mate 20 RS With High-End Specs And Premium Pricing

On Tuesday, Huawei took the wraps off its Mate 20 line of smartphones, and while the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro have drawn the most attention, the Chinese company also debuted a... Read more ...

Spotify launches standalone app for Wear OS smartwatches

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Telegram X gains Android Pie support and new languages in the latest update

Telegram X gains Android Pie support and new languages in the latest update

Telegram developers refer to Telegram X as the better version of their original app, so who are we to contradict their statement. Joke aside, Telegram X is supposed to be a... Read more ...

Google Pixel 3's Titan M security chip gets explained in blog post

Google Pixel 3's Titan M security chip gets explained in blog post

Google Pixel 3 XL When Google announced the Pixel 2 Series last year, it made a big deal out of the custom Visual Core chip that it had included inside, even though it wasn't... Read more ...

Google details how its Titan M chip makes the Pixel 3 so secure

Google details how its Titan M chip makes the Pixel 3 so secure

Google's Pixel 3 doesn't completely overhaul the company's flagship smartphone, but it includes a lot of welcome upgrades. One of those is the new Titan M security chip which... Read more ...

With 36-month financing and a trade, T-Mobile has high-end phones priced as...

With 36-month financing and a trade, T-Mobile has high-end phones priced as low as $10 per month

How would you like to get a high-end phone like the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G7 ThinQ, LG V40 ThinQ and more for as low as $10 a month? T-Mobile... Read more ...

Caviar Launches $6,000+ Custom iPhone XS With Built-In Mechanical Skeleton Watch

Caviar Launches $6,000+ Custom iPhone XS With Built-In Mechanical Skeleton Watch

Caviar, a site known for creating extravagant, expensive replacement casings for Apple's iPhone models, today announced the launch of its latest custom creation , an iPhone XS... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 Defeats The Notch And Revels In Excess

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 Defeats The Notch And Revels In Excess

If you are after a smartphone that is good enough, then you are not after the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3. That is because the Mi Mix 3 is all about going above and beyond. There are three... Read more ...

TSMC to Remain Sole iPhone Chip Supplier, Could Provide ARM-Based Chips for...

TSMC to Remain Sole iPhone Chip Supplier, Could Provide ARM-Based Chips for Mac in 2020, Apple Car Chips in 2023

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company or TSMC is set to remain one of Apple's most important suppliers in the years to come, according to a note to investors shared today... Read more ...