• By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 14, 2018

    VERIZON SAYS INDIANAPOLIS IS ON DECK FOR FIXED 5G

    Verizon Wireless today said that Indianapolis will join Los Angeles, Houston, and Sacramento as one of its launch markets for 5G. This...

    Mobile, Phone, Apple
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 14, 2018

    GOOGLE VOICE FOR IOS PICKS UP SMALL UPDATE

    Google has refreshed its Google Voice app for iPhones. The latest version of the app includes a new home screen icon and other visual...

    Phone, Android, Google, iPhone, iOS
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 14, 2018

    SPRINT SAYS 5G PHONE FROM LG PLANNED FOR FIRST HALF OF 2019

    Sprint today announced that together with LG it will bring its first 5G mobile phone to market during the first half of 2019. Sprint...

    Smartphone, Phone, Mobile
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 14, 2018

    US GOV WORKERS BARRED FROM USING HUAWEI, ZTE DEVICES

    President Trump this week signed the Defense Authorization Act, which bans the use of Huawei or ZTE devices by government personnel....

  • Review: Motorola Moto Z3 for Verizon Wireless By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 13, 2018

    REVIEW: MOTOROLA MOTO Z3 FOR VERIZON WIRELESS

    The Moto Z3 is the first 5G-upgradable phone thanks to a forthcoming Mod from Motorola and Verizon. This mid-range device sports a...

    Phone
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 13, 2018

    AP: GOOGLE TRACKS YOUR LOCATION EVEN WHEN YOU TELL IT NOT TO

    Google defies the wishes of mobile device users and tracks their whereabouts even after people turn location history off, reports the...

    Science, Mobile, Android, Google, iOS
  • Apple Seeds iOS 12 Beta 7 to Developers By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 13, 2018

    APPLE SEEDS IOS 12 BETA 7 TO DEVELOPERS

    Apple has made a new beta of iOS 12 available to its developer community. iOS 12 developer beta 7 was released today to registered...

    iPhone, iOS, Apple
  • MetroPCS Lands the Big-Screened Alcatel 7 with CloserTV App By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 13, 2018

    METROPCS LANDS THE BIG-SCREENED ALCATEL 7 WITH CLOSERTV APP

    Alcatel and MetroPCS today announced the Alcatel 7, a large Android phone that focuses on entertainment. The Alcatel 7 has a 6-inch,...

    Phone, Hardware, Android
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 10, 2018

    HTC SAYS U12+ AND OTHER PHONES TO GET ANDROID 9 PIE

    HTC took to its Twitter account today to announce that a handful of its phones will eventually receive the Android 9 update. "We're...

    Twitter, Phone, Google, Android
  • Here's What U.S. Carriers are Charging for the Samsung Galaxy Note9 By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 10, 2018

    HERE'S WHAT U.S. CARRIERS ARE CHARGING FOR THE SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9

    All the major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy Note9 when it becomes available August 24. Each has a different...

    Samsung, Phone, Mobile
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 10, 2018

    QUALCOMM SETTLES WITH TAIWAN OVER PATENT LICENSING PRACTICES

    Qualcomm has reached an agreement with Taiwan to close an investigation concerning its patent licensing practices. Qualcomm will pay...

    Apple
  • Google Assistant Now Reads Specific News Stories Upon Request By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 10, 2018

    GOOGLE ASSISTANT NOW READS SPECIFIC NEWS STORIES UPON REQUEST

    Google has matched Google Assistant with the new Google News to make it easier for people to find the stories they want to hear. People...

    Phone, Google, Android
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 10, 2018

    YOUTUBE HIGHLIGHTS PHONES WITH THE BEST SCREENS FOR VIDEO

    YouTube has begun to recognize what it calls Signature Devices, or phones that deliver the best-in-class experience for YouTube content....

    Phone, Samsung, Google
  • Samsung Galaxy Note9 Touts AI-Assisted Camera, Big Battery, Refreshed S Pen By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 9, 2018

    SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9 TOUTS AI-ASSISTED CAMERA, BIG BATTERY, REFRESHED S PEN

    Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note9, its premiere flagship phone for the year. The Note series has always featured Samsung's newest...

    Samsung, Phone
  • Samsung Galaxy Phones First to Gain Access to Fortnite By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 9, 2018

    SAMSUNG GALAXY PHONES FIRST TO GAIN ACCESS TO FORTNITE

    Samsung said a handful of its Galaxy phones will the the first to be able to download and play the popular game Fortnite. Samsung said...

    Phone, Samsung, Google
  • By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 9, 2018

    SAMSUNG DEBUTS NEW DUAL WIRELESS CHARGER

    Samsung today announced a new wireless charging accessory that can charge two devices at the same time. It incorporates two separate...

    Samsung, Phone
  • Samsung Offering Free Headphones for Note9 Preorders By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 9, 2018

    SAMSUNG OFFERING FREE HEADPHONES FOR NOTE9 PREORDERS

    People who preorder the Samsung Galaxy Note9 from Samsung directly will be able to score a pair of free headphones. The noise-cancelling...

    Samsung, Phone
  • Hands On with the Samsung Galaxy Note9 By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 9, 2018

    HANDS ON WITH THE SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE9

    Samsung's new flagship is here, and it's an enormous piece of hardware. The Galaxy Note9 showcases Samsung's best in terms of technology...

    Samsung, Hardware
  • All Major U.S. Carriers to Sell Galaxy Note9 By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 9, 2018

    ALL MAJOR U.S. CARRIERS TO SELL GALAXY NOTE9

    Preorders for the Samsung Galaxy Note9 kick off on August 10. The 128 GB capacity variant will be available in blue and lavender from...

    Samsung, Phone, Mobile
  • Samsung Debuts New Galaxy Watch with Multi-Day Battery By Phone Scoop   -   Aug 9, 2018

    SAMSUNG DEBUTS NEW GALAXY WATCH WITH MULTI-DAY BATTERY

    Samsung today announced the Galaxy Watch. It includes the company's signature circular, rotating bezel. It comes in two sizes, 42mm...

    Samsung