• By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 19, 2018

    SPRINT, T-MOBILE AGREE TO HALT SHARING LOCATION WITH SOME APPS

    Following moves made earlier in the day by Verizon and AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have now said they also will cease sharing customer...

    Mobile
  • Review: Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 19, 2018

    REVIEW: SONY XPERIA XZ2 COMPACT

    The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is a phone for those averse to today's mega-slabs. It's a diminutive dynamo that packs a big punch. This...

    Phone, Android
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 19, 2018

    AT&T TO ALSO DROP LOCATION-DATA SALES TO THIRD PARTIES

    AT&T today said it, too, will cease the sale of subscriber location information to outside companies. The move follows an identical...

    Mobile
  • Apple Releases iOS 12 Beta 2 to Developers By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 19, 2018

    APPLE RELEASES IOS 12 BETA 2 TO DEVELOPERS

    Apple today made iOS 12 Beta 2 available to developers. This build focuses on resolving bugs and performance problems found in the...

    iPhone, iOS, Apple
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 19, 2018

    VERIZON TO CEASE SHARING PHONE LOCATION WITH OTHER COMPANIES

    Verizon Communications today said it will stop making customer location data available to third-party apps and services. The decision...

    Phone, Mobile
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 19, 2018

    T-MOBILE AND SPRINT MAKE BIG CLAIMS ABOUT MERGER BENEFITS

    T-Mobile and Sprint today officially petitioned the FCC for permission to merge. The companies filed a Public Interest Statement with...

    Mobile
  • Yahoo Overhauls Yahoo Mail for the Web, Debuts Lightweight Android Go Yahoo Mail App By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 19, 2018

    YAHOO OVERHAULS YAHOO MAIL FOR THE WEB, DEBUTS LIGHTWEIGHT ANDROID GO YAHOO MAIL APP

    Yahoo today relaunched its mobile email product for smartphones on several fronts. First, the company has wholly rebuilt its mobile...

    Yahoo, Smartphone, Phone, Mobile, Android, Google, iOS
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 19, 2018

    SENATE VOTES TO UPHOLD ZTE BAN IN DEFENSE BILL

    The Senate approved legislation that would see the ban against ZTE remain in place. The chamber on Monday voted in favor of the National...

    Phone, Hardware
  • Samsung Brings More Disney Emoji to Galaxy S9 By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 19, 2018

    SAMSUNG BRINGS MORE DISNEY EMOJI TO GALAXY S9

    Samsung has made new AR emoji stickers available to its Galaxy S9 and S9+ phones. Owners of these devices can download an AR pack that...

    Samsung, Phone
  • Google Says Android Messages Now Fully Available On the Web By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 18, 2018

    GOOGLE SAYS ANDROID MESSAGES NOW FULLY AVAILABLE ON THE WEB

    Google today outlined some new functionalities headed to its Android Messages app. First, Messages users will be able to send and receive...

    Google, Mobile, Android
  • IOS 12 to Give 911 Precise iPhone Location During Emergencies By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 18, 2018

    IOS 12 TO GIVE 911 PRECISE IPHONE LOCATION DURING EMERGENCIES

    Apple today said iPhones will soon provide 911 emergency services with more exact locations of callers. Since 2015, Apple has relied...

    iPhone, iOS, Apple
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 18, 2018

    GOOGLE UPDATES DATALLY WITH MORE WAYS TO MANAGE DATA

    Google today announced a refresh to its Datally app that should help people take more control over their mobile data use. First up...

    Phone, Mobile, Google
  • MetroPCS Adds LG Stylo 4 to Lineup By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 18, 2018

    METROPCS ADDS LG STYLO 4 TO LINEUP

    MetroPCS has kicked off sales of the LG Stylo 4, a rebadged variant of the LG Q Stylus announced earlier this month. The Stylo 4 includes...

    Phone, Android
  • Google Says YouTube Music and YouTube Premium Now Available By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 18, 2018

    GOOGLE SAYS YOUTUBE MUSIC AND YOUTUBE PREMIUM NOW AVAILABLE

    Google today made its new YouTube Music and YouTube Premium apps and services available in 17 countries. YouTube Music is the new music...

    Google
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 15, 2018

    AT&T ROLLS OUT IPHONE X BOGO FOR FATHER'S DAY

    AT&T today made it possible to buy one iPhone X and get a second iPhone for free. The offer is available to new and existing customers,...

    Phone, iPhone
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 15, 2018

    APPLE PARTNERS WITH OPRAH ON VIDEO

    Apple today said it has forged an agreement with Oprah Winfrey to "create original programs that embrace her incomparable ability to...

    Apple
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 15, 2018

    SPRINT AND T-MOBILE FILING WITH THE FCC ON JUNE 18

    The FCC revealed that it expects Sprint and T-Mobile to file on Monday June 18 the necessary paperwork needed for Sprint to transfer...

    Mobile
  • Review: Motorola Moto E5 Play By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 15, 2018

    REVIEW: MOTOROLA MOTO E5 PLAY

    Motorola is selling its able-bodied, entry-level Moto E5 Play from Boost Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and Verizon Prepaid. If you're in...

    Phone, Mobile, Hardware
  • Gmail for iOS Intros Notifications for High-Priority Messages Only By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 15, 2018

    GMAIL FOR IOS INTROS NOTIFICATIONS FOR HIGH-PRIORITY MESSAGES ONLY

    Google is rolling out a feature to its iOS Gmail app that will let people receive notifications only for messages deemed high priority....

    iOS, Google, Android
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jun 15, 2018

    BROADCOM LAYS OFF 1,100 TO CUT COSTS

    Broadcom says it has let go of about 1,100 employees in the wake of its $5.5 billion acquisition of Brocade. The Brocade deal closed...