Tag Archive: Customers


Some OnePlus customers have reported fraudulent credit card activity (Update)

A friendly reminder to always keep track of what’s going on with your card.

Updated 1/16/18 – A day after publicly announcing recent credit card fraud, OnePlus has since removed the option to use a debit or credit card directly on its website to make a purchase. For the time being, you’ll have to rely on PayPal for making any payments.

Over this past weekend, some OnePlus customers reported that they’d discovered unauthorized activity on credit cards that  [Read More…]

Kinda Blue Pixel 2 now available for non-Verizon customers

Your choice of getting it unlocked or on Project Fi.

The Pixel 2 might not be the best-looking phone released in 2017, but it’s still a big improvement over its first-generation sibling. Google launched the phone in four main colors, with Kinda Blue (my personal favorite) being limited to the small Pixel 2 on Verizon Wireless. Thankfully, that Verizon exclusivity is finally changing.

On its official Twitter account, Project Fi announced that the Kinda Blue Pixel 2  [Read More…]

Project Fi launches free browser game and a gift for its customers

Free stuff is good stuff.

The holiday season is here, and to help celebrate it, Project Fi just launched a fun little browser game that you can play from either your phone or desktop.

The game has you controlling a yellow character as they ski down a snowy slope, and your objective is to ride as long as you can without running into any trees, logs, or even a yeti. Going over the yellow ramps will give you a  [Read More…]

Equifax says personal data of 143 million customers exposed in cyber attack

Equifax says a cyber attack leveraged against the company has exposed the personal data of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers.

Credit-reporting company Equifax has just announced a major cyber security breach that has exposed the data of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers.

What data was exposed?

The company says the following data was accessed:

names Social Security numbers birth dates addresses driver’s license numbers credit card numbers (approx. 209,000 U.S. consumers) dispute documents (approx. 182,000 U.S. consumers)  [Read More…]

Google offering $20 credit to Project Fi customers affected by Hurricane Harvey

Google is providing additional relief to Project Fi customers affected by Hurricane Harvey.

As Hurricane Harvey wreaks havoc throughout southeastern Texas, carriers are doing their part to ensure that customers in affected areas are able to connect to their loved ones. AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint have all announced that they will be waiving overages and fees for customers in the affected regions, and Google has now stated that it will issue a $ 20 service credit to Project  [Read More…]

Sprint is offering new and existing customers a free ticket to Jay-Z’s 4:44 Tour

If you’re looking to go to Jay-Z’s upcoming 4:44 tour, you won’t want to miss this deal from our friends at Thrifter.

Whether you are thinking about making the move to Sprint from your existing carrier, or are already a customer, you won’t want to miss out on this offer. Sprint has announced that through its partnership with TIDAL it will be offering its customers a free ticket to Jay-Z’s upcoming 4:44 tour in one of 10 different cities  [Read More…]

T-Mobile ONE Unlimited 55+ plan discounts unlimited talk, text, and high speed data for customers 55 years or older

While most major wireless carriers offer dedicated plans for senior citizens, the options are usually limited in scope or come with caveats. Some plans don’t include much data, if at all, and others restrict the handset selection. T-Mobile’s newest rate plan, the ONE Unlimited 55+, aims to disrupt that space. Right now, there are more than […]

Verizon thinks customers want a rewards program for paying their bill

Yes, this is just what we all wanted.

As the U.S. carriers have increasingly similar services and devices available, they’re all looking for something to differentiate themselves with. Verizon thinks that a rewards program is what people have been craving, so it made one — called “Verizon Up.”

The premise of Verizon Up is pretty simple: pay your monthly bill, and as you spend, you earn credit that can be redeemed for rewards or experiences. Every $  [Read More…]

OnePlus explains why it sent a push notification survey to OnePlus 5 customers

OnePlus gets caught out advertising the OnePlus 5 to OnePlus 5 customers.

OnePlus came under fire once again yesterday for sending out a push notification to OnePlus 5 customers asking them to take part in a survey to win a OnePlus 5. As expected, the move didn’t go down well over on Reddit, with enterprising users tracking down the app that sent out the notification — the “Push” system app.

In an official statement, OnePlus said  [Read More…]

T-Mobile rolls out advanced scam call blocking to all MetroPCS customers

Nobody wants to deal with spam or scam calls.

T-Mobile’s patent-pending scam detection tech, dubbed Scam ID and Scam Block, is making its way downmarket to its prepaid subsidiary MetroPCS. Unveiled earlier this year, Scam ID is something T-Mobile has been working on in conjunction with the FCC to hopefully curb scam calls on its network — that is, illegitimate unsolicited calls coming in hoping to take advantage of those who could be tricked by certain social engineering attacks.

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