Cheat sheet: which 4G LTE bands do AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint use in the USA?

What are the 4G LTE bands supported by AT&T in 2019? Do they differ from the 4G LTE bands that T-Mobile uses? And what about Verizon Wireless massive 4G LTE network and its supported frequency bands? And where is Sprint left in the 4G LTE picture? What Verizon bands are currently in use? What bands does Sprint use? What bands does T-Mobile use?

Jun 29, 2020, 4:06 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  37 comments
How hard is it to give up on social media?

How hard is it to give up social media? This is a question you might've asked yourself not once, be it out of curiosity, or because you've realized you are addicted to the virtual socializing. A recent study shows it might not be as hard as you think, at least that's what users say.

Mar 02, 2018, 9:35 AM,  by Mihail Nikolov,  26 comments
Did you know? iPhone 8 Plus is the heaviest, largest iPhone ever

The iPhone 8 Plus is the first Apple smartphone to weigh more than 200 grams, and its glass back likely has something to do with this...

Sep 30, 2017, 6:40 AM,  by Florin Troaca,  44 comments
Playing mobile games is now a scientifically proven method to get rid of stress at work. Go tell your boss.

A university study has shown that the levels of cognitive fatigue in the brain, caused by boring and repetitive tasks, were greatly reduced when subjects spent some time playing a mobile game.

Jul 27, 2017, 10:09 AM,  by Simon K. ,  8 comments
Here are the most and least repairable phones of 2016

Over the years, iFixit has established itself as a leading community for device repair instructions. The enthusiastic group of people that is best known for its iPhone and Samsung Galaxy phones teardowns cares about the repairability...

Dec 22, 2016, 12:39 PM,  by Victor H.,  25 comments
First teaser for the Emoji Movie is here

Emoji have become an integral part of how we communicate through our phones. Ever since Apple first included them in iOS 5, they've been on the rise, generating more and more buzz every year. So much, in fact, that Sony and Columbia Pictures are gearing up for the release of a movie, based on the life of the little glyphs...

Dec 21, 2016, 3:19 AM,  by Damian M.,  4 comments
5 interesting facts about Super Mario Run

After Pokemon Go, expectations about the newly launched Super Mario Run are sky high: millions of people will be downloading the game and hopes are high that it will stick...

Dec 15, 2016, 9:12 AM,  by Victor H.,  8 comments
This cool Musical Map will tell you the most popular song in each part of the world

If you are looking for a cool way to find new and good music, this Music Map of the World by Spotify is probably what you have been looking for without even knowing...

Dec 08, 2016, 9:39 AM,  by Victor H.,  5 comments

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Here is the most popular phone in the United States now

One phone ruled the sales charts in the United States in third quarter of 2016: while Android remains the most popular operating system in the US...

Dec 07, 2016, 9:04 AM,  by Victor H.,  35 comments
11/11: Today is Singles Day, China's 'Black Friday' that brings huge deals on exotic Android phones

If you like holidays and festivals, you'd love China's Singles day: an entertaining made-up holiday claimed by young singles that quickly turned into a shopping craze when online retailer AliBaba turned it into a huge sale in 2009...

Nov 11, 2016, 7:05 AM,  by Victor H.,  1 comment
Which country has the fastest 4G LTE network in the world? (November 2016 stats)

Which country has the fastest 4G LTE network in the world? And which one has the best coverage? In these connected times, these are two crucial questions that are closely tied with the well-being of a nation and its economic progress...

Nov 11, 2016, 4:07 AM,  by Victor H.,  15 comments
You can now buy a gold-plated 'Trump iPhone' from the same company that makes a gold 'Putin iPhone'

President-elect Donald Trump is probably the biggest shock for the American voter in the recent past, sparking controversial reactions from people cheering up the victory and aiming to 'take on the White house', to many Californians thinking about the state to secede...

Nov 10, 2016, 9:23 AM,  by Victor H.,  43 comments
For the first time, more people are using their mobile devices more than desktop to access the Internet

It's now official: people are using their mobile devices more than traditional desktop computers to go online...

Nov 02, 2016, 4:53 AM,  by Victor H.,  5 comments
Girl asks her 20 boyfriends to each give her an iPhone, uses the money to buy a house

We have heard the stories about Apple fanatics selling body parts and changing their passport in order to get the latest products from the company, but this latest story coming from China gives a different perspective on how you can use Apple devices as a tool...

Nov 01, 2016, 10:30 AM,  by Victor H.,  33 comments
Remember the time: on this day, five years ago, Samsung launched the first Galaxy Note

Despite the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Samsung's Note series will live on, but the question is whether or not customers will continue to buy the company's phablets like they used to in the last couple of years...

Oct 28, 2016, 10:43 AM,  by Cosmin V.,  47 comments
Inside Apple's new audio adapter: X-Rays reveal its hidden components

Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus do not feature a 3.5mm headset jack, and yes, that's annoying many people out there. After all, your home speakers, car stereo, headphones, and so on all seem to rely on it...

Oct 07, 2016, 9:30 AM,  by Victor H.,  9 comments
Did you know: Nokia's Snake is not the world's first mobile game

Despite the fact that many see Nokia's Snake as world's first mobile game, a little bit of research shows that there are a few other games that came installed on a mobile phone a few years ahead...

Sep 26, 2016, 12:30 PM,  by Cosmin V.,  22 comments
Study suggests that fitness trackers may actually hinder weight loss

While fitness trackers are very popular, research has found that when trying to lose weight, they may do more harm than good...

Sep 21, 2016, 4:11 AM,  by Ben R.,  1 comment
Here's how much it costs to build the iPhone 7

How much does it actually cost to build a phone that is sold for prices ranging from $650 to $970?...

Sep 20, 2016, 8:44 AM,  by Victor H.,  107 comments
Did you know: mobile apps usage skyrocketed during the Rio Olympics

Apparently, as TV consumption (measured by NBC) declined by 18% compared to the London olympics in 2012, mobile device sessions saw a 24x increase in Brazil, with mobile app usage growing by 8 million sessions a day on average during the games...

Aug 26, 2016, 4:49 AM,  by Luis D.,  3 comments
The phone with best battery life: meet the surprising new champion

When you ask people which aspect of the modern smartphone they want improved the most, the answer you'd hear from practically everyone is 'better battery life'...

Aug 24, 2016, 9:45 AM,  by Victor H.,  42 comments
Lana Del Rey's new song leaks out in full, reminisces over the 'good ol' times' of BBM and sexting

Lana Del Rey has that nostalgic, gold-era tone to her songs that are probably best expressed in images by Kodak film, evoking memories of lazy afternoons and idealistic, care-free happiness...

Aug 17, 2016, 10:11 AM,  by Victor H.,  8 comments
OnePlus 3 is very easy to root: official TWRP version released

While other phone makers are restricting access to their bootloader and making it hard to root your Android phone, the OnePlus 3 has proven to be an island of freedom...

Jul 22, 2016, 4:51 AM,  by Victor H.,  7 comments
Did you know: here's how much time we are spending looking at our phone screen every day

The findings come from the latest research by U.S. company DScout that has built a tool that tracks all of this data and performed its tests on a demographically diverse sample...

Jul 15, 2016, 5:22 AM,  by Victor H.,  9 comments
Did you know? Steve Jobs believed that "no one" wanted to buy big smartphones

Since Steve Jobs passed away, Apple admitted that customers actually wanted big screens, so now we have 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones...

Jul 03, 2016, 6:52 PM,  by Florin T.,  88 comments
Did you know - smartphone makers OnePlus, Oppo, and Vivo are all owned by the same company

All three brands are subsidiaries of one Chinese mega company. Meet BBK Electronics, a decades-old-and-still-counting player in the consumer electronics game which began with making clones of the Nintendo Entertainment System, among other things...

Jun 21, 2016, 7:54 AM,  by Luis D.,  20 comments
Did you know? Apple was not the first company to sell iPhones

The world's first iPhone was released 9 years before the original Apple iPhone...

Jun 19, 2016, 11:58 PM,  by Florin T.,  30 comments
Did you know – enabling Bluetooth in non-discovery mode doesn't prevent access to your smartphone

Some smartphone users like to have Bluetooth turned on, but keep their devices in non-discoverable mode so other connected gadgets won't detect them. It turns out this precaution is just a myth, and keeping your device non-discoverable won't fully protect it against hackers bent on breaking into your phone...

Jun 17, 2016, 9:36 AM,  by Luis D.,  4 comments
Big news: Moto Z is the first major phone with NO 3.5mm headphone jack

The Moto Z and Moto Z Force are the first phones from a major brand that ditch the 3.5mm headset jack and will instead supports headphones that connect either wirelessly via Bluetooth, or via the USB-C port...

Jun 09, 2016, 3:10 PM,  by Victor H.,  83 comments
Hands-free danger: study shows why even speakerphone usage impedes driving ability

You tried to be good and only use your phone hands-free while driving! But even that may not be enough, as one new study points out.

Jun 08, 2016, 11:10 AM,  by Stephen S.,  8 comments
Did you know – removing your phone's battery is the only sure way to prevent it from being tracked

If you ever envisioned your life as that of an outlaw on the run from government sentinels, putting your smartphone in 'Airplane mode' to prevent it from being tracked will be the first and last mistake you'll make in your short-lived career. ..

Jun 06, 2016, 9:28 AM,  by Luis D.,  30 comments
Selfie statue appears in Sugar Land, Texas to forever glorify our vain habit

Taking a selfie is one thing, however, while building a statue of two girls taking a selfie is a puzzling act of modern art...

Jun 03, 2016, 7:34 AM,  by Victor H.,  23 comments
Did you know: the U.S. Constitution's Fifth Amendment doesn't protect your fingerprint

One would imagine that fingerprints, which is a popular solution for securing your personal data, would be a subject of the Fifth Amendment as well, but for the time being, biometric data is outside its scope. This is how officers of the law are able to legally force a suspect to unlock their device with their fingerprint for investigation...

Jun 01, 2016, 6:23 AM,  by Luis D.,  6 comments
Did you know? These were Motorola's first smartphones

The first Motorola smartphones, A920 and A925, were launched over a decade ago...

May 29, 2016, 4:04 PM,  by Florin T.,  9 comments
Did you know: smartphone-addicted Koreans are "spacing out" in a national contest

Each year, Seoul officials challenge the population to gather in a city park and spend the next hour and a half doing nothing but sit in the sun with their brains switched off...

May 23, 2016, 6:04 AM,  by Luis D.,  6 comments
Did you know how many Android phones were launched last year? Here's the answer

If we asked you how many Android phones were launched last year, you'd probably count through all the major models that come to mind: the Galaxies, LGs and other noble citizens of the Android universe...

May 18, 2016, 3:09 PM,  by Victor H.,  22 comments
Did you know: smartphone use provokes attention deficit and hyperactivity symptoms

spending too much time with your smartphone could be a major contributor to your condition, which shares more than a few symptoms with those of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

May 16, 2016, 10:27 AM,  by Luis D.,  5 comments
Did you know – as flagship smartphone sales fall flat, 'dumb' phone sales in America are on the rise

Paradoxically, as high-end smartphone sales reach a slump that stretched as far as Apple's seemingly unshakable iPhone sales, people in America are buying more... feature phones...

May 09, 2016, 9:18 AM,  by Luis D.,  30 comments
Did you know: in 2012, the FBI shut down an app store that sold $17 million's worth of pirated Android apps

Unlike Jack Sparrow and his comrades, 22-year old Android app pirate Aaron Buckley and his 29-year sidekick Gary Sharp, weren't so lucky. Neither of them gets to go away with piles of gold or a captive princess's adoration. Rather, they will be sentenced on August 1after admitting their involvement scheme to sell over 4 million illegal copies of copyrighted Android applications, worth over $17 million...

May 05, 2016, 10:15 AM,  by Luis D.,  23 comments
Did you know: your iPhone's camera can detect radiation and there's an app for that

Today, we learned that their high-resolution cameras have the means to detect and assess radiation levels! It's a good thing we don't have to resort to that, but it's still nice to know...

Apr 28, 2016, 8:57 AM,  by Luis D.,  15 comments
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