Galaxy Note 9 users on T-Mobile now have caller verification

T-Mobile has now officially launched its Caller Verified technology and those who have a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 are the first that will benefit from this. All calls that will be made on the T-Mobile network will now be “Caller Verified” so you know that the calls you receive are …

T-Mobile Caller Verified tool is exclusive to Galaxy Note 9

Galaxy Note 9 owners subscribed to T-Mobile in the U.S. have just got an exclusive feature. Your network provider has enabled a new “Caller Verified” technology on your device to protect you from scammers and spammers. The technology uses the new STIR/SHAKEN standards to combat illegal caller ID spoofing.T-Mobile says the …

Selling of location data must be investigated by the FCC, senators urge

T-Mobile, AT&T, and other telcos may need to be more careful this time in protecting the privacy of the consumers. Some US senators and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will go after companies and groups that may be selling location information of the Americans. This isn’t exactly a new thing …

FCC shutdown may impact smartphone launches, Sprint/T-Mobile merger

In order to smartphones to be sold in the United States market, one of the hurdles manufacturers have to go through is extensive radiation testing to make sure they’re within the FCC’s guidelines of acceptable exposure. Those tests are typically done through a third-party laboratory and the results, along with …

Goodbye Cydia, Hello Snapdragon 855 | #PNWeekly 337

If we haven’t made it clear already, even as it’s the end of the year, we have so much to look forward to in 2019 — that’s 11 days away! But until then, we’re back on our BS again with another “Bendgate” scandal, more hopes of Touch ID coming back, …

Sprint/T-Mobile merger cleared by foreign investment regulator

T-Mobile announced today that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has cleared the company’s proposed merger with Sprint. It’s been reported that Sprint’s Japanese parent company, SoftBank, and T-Mobile’s German parent, Deutsche Telekom, made the concession to completely remove network equipment made by Huawei from all of …

Galaxy A8 (2018), T-Mobile Galaxy S7, and more get December security patch

A handful of Galaxy devices are now being updated with the December 2018 security patch. The Galaxy S7 is being updated by T-Mobile in the US, while the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are receiving the new patch on the Verizon network. Over in Russia and some neighboring countries, an …

If Sprint and T-Mobile merge, wages may decline industry-wide

Labor groups have been concerned with the Sprint/T-Mobile merger. The Communications Workers of America estimated around 29,000 jobs would be gone if the deal went through as stores, call centers and tower sites become redundant. Today, a new report published by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute is projecting that most …

Sprint and T-Mobile parents pledge to excise Huawei equipment to score merger approval

While T-Mobile does not use Huawei telecommunications equipment and Sprint has only recently cut out its cache, we’ve been hearing movements from their respective parent companies who are supplied by Huwaei to that front. Now, Reuters reports from its sources that Deutsche Telekom and Japanese-based SoftBank will offer to remove …