Don't fall for this "Apple Support" scam that cleaned out a woman's bank account

A woman was duped in a scheme that cost her $1,500 after a hacker intercepted her phone call to Apple Support and added an app to her phone that allowed him to drain her bank account.

1 min ago by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Verizon proves it has a sense of humor, billing its 5G expansion efforts as 'aggressive'

Verizon claims it is aggressively expanding its blazing fast but terribly spotty 5G Ultra Wideband network, despite bringing the service merely to "parts" of three new cities.

1 hour ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Dish Chairman Ergen calls T-Mobile anticompetitive

Dish Network Charles Ergen, who wanted Dish to become a wireless carrier so bad that he could taste it, is now accusing T-Mobile of being anticompetitive after a move it makes could force Dish subscribers to switch to T-Mobile.

2 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
DEAL Best deals this week: Galaxy S21+ BOGO, $50 iPhone SE, $49 Galaxy Buds and more

We've compiled a fresh batch of deals for those who will be looking to score a phone like the Galaxy S21, an iPhone SE, or a pair of cheap wireless earbuds this weekend.

2 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  0 comments
Huawei releases a new version of the P40 while we wait for the P50 series

The 'new' version does not support 5G.

3 hours ago by Anam Hamid,  1 comment
updated A 5G LG phone is actually getting Android 11 on not one but two US carriers

The LG V60 ThinQ 5G follows the suit of more Samsung smartphones than we can count with an official Android 11 update on two of the top three US carriers.

3 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Apple shares the latest mind-blowing iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 adoption numbers

iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are spreading at a much higher pace than their preceding OS builds, which is bound to put a big smile on the faces of Apple's top dogs ahead of the iOS 15 release.

4 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
Does Bill Gates prefer iOS or Android?

Is Bill Gates an iOS or Android user? In a Clubhouse interview, Gates said that he prefers using Android but will occasionally mess around with an iPhone to help him keep track of everything.

4 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  2 comments

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featured Xiaomi, not Apple or Samsung, ate up Huawei's European market share last year

Xiaomi was the big winner in Europe last year. Its smartphone sales almost doubled as it ate up Huawei's market share. Apple also found success with the iPhone 12, which was its best European launch ever, but Samsung struggled because of the Galaxy S20 line.

5 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  2 comments
DEAL Killer new OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro 5G deals are available in anticipation of the OnePlus 9 launch

The OnePlus 9 trio is reportedly right around the corner, which makes this a pretty great time to buy the 5G-enabled OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro at a special price.

5 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Paramount+ streaming service launching on March 4, price starts at $4.99 monthly

Paramount+, a new streaming service by ViacomCBS and a rebrand of CBS All Access, is launching on March 4 in the US. The service aims to be one of the most affordable of its kind, with a starting price of $4.99/month.

9 hours ago by Iskren Gaidarov,  0 comments
PhoneArena Performance Benchmark Test Results

We compare Snapdragon chips vs Exynos vs Apple A14 Bionic processors, looking at performance benchmarks and other tests...

9 hours ago by Victor Hristov,  2 comments
Apple mini-stores coming to Target

Target has significantly increased its collaboration with Apple, doubling its floor space in select stores and increasing its online services related to Apple.

10 hours ago by Doroteya Borisova,  1 comment
Аpple Glass introduces self-cleaning feature

While no promises are made, Apple is conducting research into building an innovative self-cleaning feature into the functions of the new Apple Glass gadget

13 hours ago by Doroteya Borisova,  0 comments
Verizon starts rolling out One UI 3.1 update to the Galaxy S20, Note 20 series

Verizon is now rolling out Samsung's most recent One UI 3.1 update to several Galaxy S20 and Note 20 flagships.

yesterday, 11:06 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Square Enix to launch not one but two Final Fantasy VII mobile games

Square Enix announced Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier and Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis will be released on both Android and iOS platforms.

yesterday, 10:47 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
AT&T sells minority stake in its DirecTV business to private equity group

AT&T has finally found a company to sell part of its struggling DirecTV business. In fact, it's a private equity group called TPG Capital that bought 30% of AT&T's DirecTV satellite streaming service.

yesterday, 10:21 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
5G modem chip for the Apple iPhone 13 will be made by the company's biggest rival

The Apple iPhone 13 will reportedly feature the 5nm Snapdragon X60 5G modem chip that will be manufactured by Apple's top rival Samsung using the latter's 5nm process node.

yesterday, 9:33 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Samsung's cheapest 5G smartphone now has an LTE-only brother

Samsung has just revealed the LTE-only version of the Galaxy A32, a slightly different version of the 5G model.

yesterday, 8:16 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
TikTok parent settles lawsuit over its collection of minors' personal data

TikTok parent ByteDance has settled a class action suit over the alleged collection of minors' personal data without their permission. To settle the suit, the Chinese company paid $92 million.

yesterday, 6:22 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Investment bank lowers iPhone 12 sales forecast slightly

JP Morgan still expects overall sales to be 13 percent higher than last year.

yesterday, 4:49 PM by Anam Hamid,  0 comments
DEAL The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G is now on sale at its highest unlocked discount yet

Previously discounted by no more than $100 in an unlocked 128GB variant with no strings attached, the 6.2-inch Samsung Galaxy S21 5G is now on sale for $150 less than usual.

yesterday, 4:18 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Twitter introduces Super Follows, lets people charge users to read their tweets

Just like Pateron, Super Follows will allow content creators, journalists, leakers, or anyone on Twitter to charge a monthly subscription to their followers for providing exclusive content.

yesterday, 3:33 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live update further improves sound, adds new features

The most recent Samsung Galaxy Buds Live update offers a couple of new features and improvements that aren't new to us.

yesterday, 2:41 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  9 comments
TikTok subscriber discovers useful and time saving Apple iPhone, iPad hack

A hack posted by an iPad user on TikTok shows how multiple apps can be moved to a new screen at one time on the tablet and the iPhone. It is a time saving hack that is easy to use.

yesterday, 2:29 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Verizon and AT&T can't stop arguing about each other's misleading 5G advertising

The latest in a long line of arguments between the top US wireless service providers concerning potentially misleading 5G ads has concluded with a partial Verizon victory over AT&T.

yesterday, 2:02 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Samsung's new technology improves 5G networks

Samsung announced yesterday a new technology that increases the throughput of 4G and 5G networks by up to 30%. The technology works with Massive MIMO and software updates will be disseminated for the new tech later this year.

yesterday, 12:57 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
  popular The aging Samsung Galaxy Watch scores a huge new update packed with Watch 3 features

2018's Samsung Galaxy Watch highlights its manufacturer's stellar software support work, receiving yet another massive update with features borrowed from the Galaxy Watch 3.

yesterday, 12:00 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  9 comments
You can now organize Liked Songs in Spotify by genre or mood

Spotify has announced a new feature that allows users to organize their Liked Songs based on their mood or genre. The feature will roll out soon to customers in English-speaking markets.

yesterday, 11:30 AM by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
Xiaomi Redmi K40 series is here to take on the Galaxy S21 with top specs and half the price

The K40 Pro and Pro Plus are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 and come with a 120Hz screen.

yesterday, 11:14 AM by Anam Hamid,  2 comments
DEAL Еxpired Rare sale viciously slashes the prices of Apple's iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max

Apple's hugely popular iPhone 11 is on sale today only at a great price in refurbished condition alongside the similarly attractive iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max.

yesterday, 10:53 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
updated Huawei P50 - and presumably Google Pixel 6 - will allegedly feature a one-inch Sony sensor

The Sony IMX800 will apparently be announced in April.

yesterday, 9:53 AM by Anam Hamid,  5 comments
Apple claims half of Japan's phone sales

Apple's phone sales in Japan rose above 50% in Q4 of last year, with Samsung lagging behind as a humble 4th place. It certainly seems to be recovering from the COVID-induced decline, and things may change around quite a bit still come May

yesterday, 9:48 AM by Doroteya Borisova,  0 comments
Best prepaid phone plans on the Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T networks

Compare the best prepaid plan prices for each big carrier network, as getting off postpaid can save you hundreds a year, what with the average US cell phone bill of $100+ a month.

yesterday, 9:42 AM by Daniel Petrov,  4 comments
Fresh benchmark reveals key specs for Samsung's upcoming affordable 5G tablet

The impending Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Lite 5G (or Galaxy Tab S8e 5G) is likely to come packing a mid-range Snapdragon 750 processor and 4 gigs of memory, among others.

yesterday, 8:21 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Dead Man's Phone is an innovative mystery game launching in spring

"A teenage boy falls from a London tower block. Witnesses say he was pushed. You are the lead detective with the victim's phone!" The introduction to Dead Man's Phone is as mysterious and intriguing as it gets, but it's not the prime reason why we think this game deserves attention. Rather, it's the innovative way it approaches gameplay and storytelling -- an execution that feels fresh in an age of Clash of Clans look-alikes and Candy Crush-like cash grabs fill the app stores.

yesterday, 7:00 AM by Iskren Gaidarov,  0 comments
New patent shows how Apple Glass might detect sound and direct you to its origin

A new patent describes several microphones could be positioned on Apple's yet-unannounced headset, Apple Glass. Info from the microphones could then be used to direct the user to the origin of the sound via visual and audio directions.

yesterday, 6:27 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
Security breach on Clubhouse app

Clubhouse is an app that provides audio-only chatrooms for free. However, some serious security flaws were discovered, compromising user streams and identities after Clubhouse made some pretty hefty claims about its unbeatable cyberprotection.

yesterday, 5:44 AM by Doroteya Borisova,  1 comment
DEAL Best iPhone 12 Pro deals at Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and unlocked

Looking to buy the new iPhone 12 Pro? Here are the best deals that can save you hundreds of dollars...

yesterday, 5:33 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  0 comments
Is a Spotify price hike coming?

Rumors have been flying around on whether or not Spotify is planning a price hike on Premium subscriptions soon. It just raised the family plan price by 1$. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek recently held a meeting with MP's and expressed his thoughts

yesterday, 3:51 AM by Doroteya Borisova,  0 comments
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