Tag Archive: Mobile


T-Mobile and Verizon fight for top U.S. mobile speed results

These days, the U.S. carrier conversation appears to dominated by Verizon and T-Mobile — for good reason.

America’s networks are all getting faster, according to a report by Ookla-owned Speedtest released this week.

But T-Mobile is the fastest network, and Verizon, despite prevailing in large cities like San Diego and New York City, is nipping at its heels. AT&T is slightly behind, and beleaguered Sprint brings up the rear, despite making large strides in the last year.

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The Big Four U.S. carriers are joining together to build a new mobile authentication solution

Your carrier wants to help keep your identity safer.

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon have joined forces and created what they are calling the Mobile Authentication Taskforce.

Because hacking, identity theft, and phishing are becoming a bigger problem, especially with mobile devices, the carriers want to create a system to make sure you are who you claim to be when using your phone for things like banking or shopping. Going through the hassle of fixing any type of bank  [Read More…]

Huawei unveils Kirin 970 chipset for mobile AI

Artificial intelligence is a term that’s bandied around the tech world. Manufacturers want it, consumers crave it, and engineers are engaged in a fierce competition to crack the AI code. Huawei, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, has spent time developing its own vision for AI. The company has spent years integrating machine learning into its Kirin chipsets. The research is paying off as Huawei has announced its first mobile AI chipset, the Kirin 970.

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Three years of Zemana Mobile Antivirus Premium, just $14.99 (Deal of the Day)

You carry your phone with you everywhere you go, right? The last thing you need is for it to get compromised or come down with a virus. Despite all of the assurances from Google, there are instances where you can become a victim of malware. This is especially going to be the case if you […]

Ultra Mobile unveils new data plans starting at $19/month

Following FreedomPop’s announcement of its new and super affordable annual plan, Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MNVO) Ultra Mobile also had some news to share this week. The company, which relies on T-Mobile’s network to provide service to its customers – revealed a new lineup of data plans for budget customers. Ultra Mobile’s base plan is […]

Comcast’s XFINITY Mobile now available in all Comcast markets

Comcast has finished rolling out their mobile network to all the markets that it offers home Internet.

Comcast announced its Xfinity Mobile service — mobile plans for existing Xfinity subscribers — earlier this year. The network runs on the Verizon Wireless network, so Comcast has plenty of spectrum they can use, but the company did not yet have the Xfinity Mobile service in every Xfinity market.

That changes today. Comcast has announced that it has completed the roll out  [Read More…]

Back to School: Boost Mobile lets you add a line with Unlimited Gigs for $25/month

Alternative carrier, Boost Mobile just announced a promotion meant to ease the financial stress the upcoming back to school period will inflict of family budgets. Starting Tuesday, August 22, the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) invites families to add a line of unlimited LTE data (powered by Sprint’s network) to the $ 50 Unlimited Gigs plans […]

Two years of ESET Mobile Security for Android, just $11.99

Need to secure your smartphone against the various mobile threats that seem to pop up from time to time? If you own a Nexus device you’re likely keeping up with the monthly updates. For the majority of folks who purchase a handset via a carrier, it’s not always a given that you’ll receive timely software […]

Google’s mobile app now suggests shortcuts to help you get stuff done

Google’s mobile app now shows shortcuts above the news feed.

Google is rolling out an update to its mobile app in India that introduces shortcuts to the home screen. The shortcuts live above the news feed, and give you an easy way to find the latest score in a cricket match, or view the weather information or driving time to a nearby point of interest.

The home screen of the Google app features four often-used shortcuts,  [Read More…]