• By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 19, 2018

    ONEPLUS CONFIRMS 40,000 CUSTOMERS' DATA AT RISK

    OnePlus today said up to 40,000 customers' credit card data may have been lifted in an attack. Earlier this week, OnePlus customers...

  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 19, 2018

    VERIZON EXTENDS UNLIMITED MEXICO, CANADA ROAMING TO GO PLANS

    Verizon Wireless today said subscribers to its prepaid Verizon Go Unlimited plan will soon be able to bring their unlimited calls,...

  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 19, 2018

    AMAZON'S ALEXA APP ADDS SUPPORT FOR VOICE COMMANDS

    Amazon has updated its Alexa mobile app for Android devices with the ability to support voice requests. Until today, the app was merely...

    Smartphone, Phone, Mobile, Android, Google, Hardware, iOS
  • Google Sends Security Patch to Pixel Phones By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 19, 2018

    GOOGLE SENDS SECURITY PATCH TO PIXEL PHONES

    Google has sent a fresh security patch to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets. Google says the update "fixes critical bugs and improves...

    Smartphone, Phone, Google
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 19, 2018

    FCC PUTS CLEAR LINE BETWEEN MOBILE AND FIXED BROADBAND

    The FCC this week released its findings concerning the state of broadband in the U.S. and the news is mixed. To start, the agency will...

    Mobile
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 18, 2018

    CRICKET OFFERING FREE LG AND ALCATEL PHONES TO SWITCHERS

    Cricket Wireless today rolled out a new promotion that will give free phones to people who switch from another network. The phones...

    Phone, Android
  • Review: Kyocera DuraXV LTE for Verizon Wireless By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 18, 2018

    REVIEW: KYOCERA DURAXV LTE FOR VERIZON WIRELESS

    Verizon Wireless customers who need a crazy tough handset that not only braves, but conquers, the elements need look no further than...

    Phone
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 18, 2018

    IOS UPDATE TO LET IPHONE OWNERS KEEP PHONES RUNNING FAST

    Apple plans to give iPhone owners more control over their devices, particularly the battery and performance, says CEO Tim Cook. Speaking...

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

    HUAWEI LATEST TO ADOPT GOOGLE'S RCS-BASED MESSAGES APP

    Google today said Huawei has committed to using Android Messages, the search company's RCS-based messaging service, as the default...

    Samsung, Mobile, Android, Google, Phone
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 18, 2018

    XFINITY ROLLS OUT BYOD PROGRAM FOR SELECT IPHONES

    Xfinity Mobile today said customers can now use their old iPhones on its service. The company introduced a bring-your-own-device program...

    Phone, Mobile, iPhone
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 18, 2018

    SPRINT TO USE COX'S INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SOME BACKHAUL

    Sprint and Cox Communications today said they've agreed to work together to improve one another's businesses. Sprint plans to use Cox's...

  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 18, 2018

    FTC TO INVESTIGATE BROADCOM'S BUSINESS PRACTICES

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission today said it is investigating potential anticompetitive negotiating tactics used by Broadcom. Of...

  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 18, 2018

    GOOGLE TO USE MOBILE SITE LOADING TIMES TO PEG SEARCH RANK

    Google says it plans to down-rank mobile web sites that deliver slow loading times. The search giant hopes to improve how mobile search...

    Mobile, Google
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 18, 2018

    GOOGLE SAYS BUG FIX FOR CHROMECAST WIFI ISSUE ON THE WAY

    Responding to reports of poor WiFi performance in homes with Chromecast devices, Google plans to issue a patch that should resolve...

    Phone, Google, Android
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 17, 2018

    GOOGLE DEBUTS 'BILL PROTECTION' - EFFECTIVELY UNLIMITED DATA - FOR PROJECT FI

    Google today rolled out a new plan for its Project Fi wireless service that lets people use more mobile data at a lower cost. Since...

    Mobile, Google
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 17, 2018

    APPLE PLANS MAJOR INVESTMENT IN U.S., SAYS 20,000 JOBS ON DECK

    Apple today outlined plans to contribute up to $350 billion to the U.S. economy across various avenues over the next five years. The...

    Science, Apple
  • Samsung Galaxy Note8 Suits Up for the '18 Winter Games By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 17, 2018

    SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE8 SUITS UP FOR THE '18 WINTER GAMES

    Samsung has announced the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition of the Galaxy Note8. The phone maker often supports the Olympic...

    Samsung, Phone
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 17, 2018

    SPRINT BRINGS BACK FREE YEAR OF SERVICE PROMO FOR SWITCHERS

    Sprint will once again, and for a limited time, give a year of free unlimited service to people who switch from other postpaid carriers...

    Phone, Mobile
  • Cricket Wireless Scores the $30 Alcatel Verso By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 16, 2018

    CRICKET WIRELESS SCORES THE $30 ALCATEL VERSO

    Cricket Wireless recently added the Alcatel Verso, a minor upgrade to the Alcatel Ideal Xcite, to its lineup of entry-level Android...

    Smartphone, Phone, Mobile, Android
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Jan 16, 2018

    22 ATTORNEYS GENERAL SUE TO BLOCK FCC'S NET NEUTRALITY REPEAL

    Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson today, along with the attorneys general of 20 other states and the District of Columbia,...