Category archives for: Cell Phones

Verizon Will Soon Sell The BlackBerry Key2 LE

Verizon business customers will soon have access to the newest BlackBerry, the Key2 LE. TCL Communication, which makes BlackBerry phones, announced today that the phone will launch in the “coming weeks” via business channels. The variant for Verizon will have dual-SIM support, 4 GB of RAM, and 64 GB of internal storage. The Key2 LE […]

US Carriers Sell Your Real-Time Location Data To Almost Anyone

Private companies that buy and distribute real-time phone location data from major US phone carriers have been caught rampantly reselling that data to companies and people they aren’t supposed to, including private bounty hunters. In a Motherboard investigate report, the reporter was able to buy someone’s real-time location for $300. A bounty hunter interviewed claims that a […]

Old Cars Learn New Tricks With Google Assistant And JBL’s New Link Drive

JBL is bringing Google Assistant everywhere this year, from speakers to soundbars, displays, headphones, and more. The latest addition to its line-up, the JBL Link Drive, is meant to help you use Google Assistant while driving, but without taking your eyes off the road or fiddling with your phone. Like several similar products we’ve already […]

T-Mobile Successfully Tests Multi-Band 5G Outside The Lab

T-Mobile has successfully tested 5G technology on three different radio frequency bands, including 600 MHz (band 71), in a real world setting outside of a lab. The company is working toward offering 5G service nationwide in 2020. T-Mobile worked with Ericsson and Intel to complete the recent test, which involved three users participating in a video […]

Sprint Plans To Sell Samsung’s 5G Phone This Summer

Sprint has joined the other big four US carriers in committing to sell Samsung’s 5G phone next year. AT&T and Verizon have committed to offering the unnamed phone in the first half of next year. Sprint plans to sell the phone in “summer.” T-Mobile will offer the same Samsung phone, but has only committed to […]

Alien: Blackout Mobile Game Releases A New Trailer – Pre-Order Now!

FoxNext Games and D3 Go! have revealed a new chapter in the Alien franchise: Alien: Blackout, a premium survival horror mobile game developed by Rival Games and Theory Interactive that picks up the saga of Amanda Ripley between the films Alien and Aliens. In Alien: Blackout, players assume the role of Amanda Ripley, trapped aboard a crippled Weyland-Yutani space station carrying a blood-thirsty […]

Blu Handsets Now Work On Verizon

For the first time ever, Verizon customers can use an unlocked Blu phone on the red network. The recently-launched Blu Vivo XI and Vivo XI+ are noe compatible and certified by Verizon . The phones can be used with Verizon’s Bring your Own Device Promotion, where customers will get a $150 prepaid MasterCard and free […]

ShakeAlertLA Earthquake Early Warning App Comes To iOS And Android

Now the people of Los Angeles can now download an app that can provide early warning of many major earthquakes. The app, offered by the city, is called ShakeAlertLA and is available now for both Android and iOS. The ShakeAlertLA app is brought to you by the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Information […]

New USB-C Spec Adds Protection Against Chargers With Hidden Malware

The USB Implementers Forum has announced the USB Type-C Authentication Program (PDF), which provides a way for devices with USB-C connectors to securely confirm that attached devices are authentic and do not contain hidden capabilities. The new protocol can be used to prevent a phone from connecting to a charger that contains hidden malware capability. “Using […]

Sony Boosts Output Of 3D Camera Parts For Smartphones

Sony has boosted production of its 3D sensors to meet heavy demand from phone makers going into 2019, according to Bloomberg. The sensors can be used for secure facial recognition, mid-air gesture recognition, object scanning and recognition, and even room mapping. Sony’s 3D sensor technology provides greater accuracy and distance (up to 5 meters) than […]

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