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5G Phones Could Arrive in 2019

At Qualcomm’s 5G Day, the modem company announced a number of devices will be released as 5G-ready in 2019, including devices from LG, Nokia, Sony, and others, which will all use the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem. Qualcomm says … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—December 11, 2017

Budget Smartphones Are About To Get Better And Cheaper With Android Oreo Go Whereas Apple can develop iOS knowing exactly the hardware on which it will run, Google has to build Android unsure if the software will operate on a … Continue reading

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Best Holiday Smartphone Deals

Even if you missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday, never fear. You can still get a great deal on smartphones this holiday season. It is unlikely Apple lovers will find massive sales on the iPhone X (though some carriers are … Continue reading

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T-Mobile Offers $325 Instant Rebate for Google Pixel 2 Buyers

T-Mobile is offering a new incentive for Google Pixel users. Activate a phone line using a Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, and T-Mobile will give up to $325 instant cash back. Verizon is the exclusive carrier for Google … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 28, 2017

Verizon Launches Cheaper Unlimited Plan to Compete with Rivals Verizon Communications said on Tuesday that it was introducing a cheaper unlimited mobile data plan with some limits as it tries to lure customers away from rival wireless carriers. The plan, to be … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 21, 2017

Bristol Prisoners To Get In-Cell Phones And Computers Prisoners in Bristol, England will soon have telephones and computers fitted inside their cells. The scheme aims to combat mobile phones being smuggled illegally into prison. Inmates at Category B HMP Bristol … Continue reading

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Tech Companies Ask Supreme Court to Protect Cellphone Privacy

Verizon and a number of tech companies, including Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter and Snap, have asked the Supreme Court to make it harder for government officials to access Americans’ cellphone data. The companies filed a 44-page brief with the Supreme … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—July 17, 2017

Visa Unveils New Incentive Plan to Push Cashless Transactions Visa announced a new initiative called the Cashless Challenge, which, beginning in August, will incentivize small merchants to move away from cash and toward card- and mobile-based payments. Visa will use … Continue reading

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Verizon Introduces New Wireless Home Phone

Verizon Wireless is now offering a wireless home phone. The Novatel T2000 will be available online and at Verizon Wireless retail stores for $29.99 with a two-year contract. Current Verizon Wireless customers can add the home phone for $10 per month, and … Continue reading

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Comcast and Charter to Offer Wireless Service

Charter and Comcast have joined forces to provide wireless services to their customers. While each company will offer its own plan, they will work together behind-the-scenes on billing and device-ordering. Both companies say this agreement will lower their costs and make … Continue reading

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