Tag Archive: Carrier


Your carrier is still selling your location data to the wrong people

Nothing you can do can prevent your carrier from selling your live location data for the right price. And that price is a lot cheaper than you might think.

Your location is worth about $ 300, according to an in-depth study by Motherboard.

The website followed a tip and after a convoluted series of events and $ 300 changing hands, it was able to correctly pinpoint a phone’s location without asking for any consent, because carriers are  [Read More…]

T-Mobile MONEY is a new mobile-only bank from the carrier

So…this is a thing I guess.

T-Mobile has a lot of different services that it offers. In addition to its main wireless service, the Un-Carrier also offers data plans for your car, digital parenting tools to monitor your family’s gadget usage, and more. Now, T-Mobile’s latest offering is…a bank?

Yep. It’s called T-Mobile MONEY, and it’s a mobile-only checking account that you can sign up for right now. Both T-Mobile and non-T-Mobile subscribers can sign up for  [Read More…]

Best Buy Pixel 3s have to be activated first on Verizon before a SIM from another carrier can be used

Just a little head’s up for those of you who are planning to buy a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL from Best Buy.

Before you do so, you should know that the phones are SIM locked to Verizon. This means the phones need to be activated first at Big Red before you can start using a card from another carrier.

Big Red has confirmed for The Verge that once the Pixel 3 is activated on its network, the device  [Read More…]

Telus has been crowned as the fastest wireless carrier in Canada

Maximum download speeds clocked in at 742Mbps.

Every year since 2013, the fine folks at PC Mag traverse their way throughout all of Canada to determine which wireless carrier in the country is truly the fastest. For 2018, it was determined that Telus is the fastest carrier for the second year in a row.

To conduct its test of Bell, Rogers, and Telus, PC Mag tested the service of all three providers in 36 cities across Canada’s  [Read More…]

Buying on a tight budget? Here’s what your carrier has for under $200

Are you on the hunt for a new smartphone but don’t have much money to spend? Like, seriously, your budget is $ 200 or less.

Maybe you need a new phone to replace something in a pinch. Or, perhaps you’re picking out a first handset for your child or parent. Whatever the reason, sometimes you have needs and don’t have much disposable income.

Not to worry, there’s plenty to choose from out there. While we often look to unlocked phones  [Read More…]

OnePlus finally strikes a deal with a US-based carrier

OnePlus’ next-flagship, the 6T will launch in a few months and it’s going to be a special device, at least from one point a view.

According to people familiar with the matter who have been talking to CNET, OnePlus and T-Mobile have partnered up to sell the 6T in the US.

The report claims this is a sure affair, although the process of technical approval might cause some delay. Either way, the unlocked global version of the 6T will also  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Galaxy Note 9 unlocked or from a carrier?

Where you buy matters more than ever, especially when it comes to how your phone performs over time.

There are a lot of important questions when it comes to choosing a Galaxy Note 9. You need to be sure you’re ready to drop $ 1,000 (or $ 1250 if you decide to really go all out on the 512GB model) on a phone in the first place. You need to make sure you’re choosing the right color  [Read More…]

OnePlus commits to future software updates and possible carrier support

The OnePlus 6 has been available for a little while now, and is still super popular. The handset became the fastest-selling OnePlus device ever, and the train hasn’t stopped yet.

READ MORE: 6 Useful tricks to get the most from the OnePlus 6

However, OP has some tricks up its sleeve to help keep the customers coming back. The first of which comes in the software update department, while the other could mean carrier support for a future  [Read More…]

The LG V35 ThinQ announced with flagship specs and carrier exclusivity

The LG V35 ThinQ has not been rumored as often as its G-series counterpart but has finally been announced. The handset sports flagship specs, great cameras, but not all of the bells and whistles as the G7 ThinQ.

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Motorola announces carrier support for Moto G6, Moto E5 lines

Motorola’s latest smartphone families are set to blanket carriers across North America in both prepaid and postpaid fashion. Here’s everyone expected to offer the various Moto G6 and Moto E5 models in the US and Canada.

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