Tag Archive: Reportedly


Shot on OnePlus app reportedly leaked hundreds of users’ emails

OnePlus has since made changes to better-secure information.

What you need to know It’s reported that hundreds of emails were leaked through the Shot on OnePlus app. An unencrypted access key was used to access user information. Email addresses could be cycled through using an insecure gid.

Privacy is an ever-increasing topic of discussion in our world, with companies like Facebook and Google regularly coming under fire for slip-ups here and there. Now, it’s OnePlus’s time to  [Read More…]

Amazon reportedly wants to buy Boost Mobile from T-Mobile and Sprint

It looks like Amazon is interested in becoming a full-fledged wireless carrier.

What you need to know Amazon is said to be interested in buying Boost Mobile from Sprint. T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to sell Boost as part of their merger conditions. Amazon could also pick up spectrum from T-Mobile and Sprint.

T-Mobile and Sprint have announced their intent to sell Boost Mobile should their $ 26.5 billion merger go through, and it looks like there’s  [Read More…]

Some Snapchat employees reportedly used internal tools to abuse users’ data

Employees accessed information using an internal tool called “SnapLion.”

What you need to know A report claims Snapchat employees abused their privilege to access user data. This included saved snaps, phone numbers, and more. SnapLion was one of the internal tools used to do this.

It seems like not a day goes by without learning about a new privacy concern or data breach, and this time around Snapchat gets its spot in the limelight with a report  [Read More…]

Pixel 3a retail packaging leaks, will reportedly cost $399

The larger Pixel 3a XL might set you back $ 479.

We now have some new rumors surrounding specs and pricing of the upcoming Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL courtesy of Brandon Lee from This is Tech Today.

According to a video Lee posted on May 1, he was sent photos of the packaging for the new Pixel 3a in addition to some information about the phones.

While the box is not all that exciting,  [Read More…]

Moto E6 reportedly coming with Snapdragon 430 and Android Pie

Motorola has another budget phone in the works.

The Moto G7 series officially launched in the U.S. not too long ago, giving consumers three great options to choose from in the budget smartphone space. Now, there’s already a report that Motorola’s prepping yet another budget handset in the form of the Moto E6.

Per Mishaal Rahman, XDA’s Editor-in-Chief, the Moto E6 is codenamed “surfna” and will be launching on U.S. carriers (though it’s unclear which ones at  [Read More…]

LG to reportedly stop producing smartphones in home country of South Korea

Phone production will be moved to an existing plant in Vietnam.

Quarter after quarter, LG continually loses money on its smartphone division. The company’s tried to shake things up, such as moving away from being committed to releasing a new phone every year, but it looks like things still aren’t working.

According to a report from Reuters citing Yonhap News Agency, LG is planning on stopping production of smartphones at its manufacturing plant in South Korea and  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Fold is reportedly being delayed until May

A firm new launch date has yet to be decided.

Last week when reports flooded online about the Galaxy Fold easily breaking on journalists who were reviewing the phone, Samsung was quick to reassure everyone that it was investigating these instances and that the Fold’s April 26 launch in the U.S. was still on.

However, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, that’s no longer the case.

Samsung Electronics Co. is delaying the expected  [Read More…]

Amazon reportedly creating AirPod-like earbuds with Alexa integration

They could be released as early as the second half of 2019.

Apple’s AirPods were met with a lot of criticism when they first debuted back in 2016, but since then, they’ve become a cultural phenomenon and something a lot of companies have tried to replicate to some degree. Now, according to a report from Bloomberg, Amazon is looking to throw its hat in the ring.

The report reads:

The Seattle-based e-commerce giant is readying earbuds with  [Read More…]

YouTube TV reportedly surpasses 1 million subscribers

Bloomberg’s anonymous sources point to YouTube TV with more than 1 million subscribers.

A report today from Bloomberg could possibly point to a new pecking order for the major streaming TV services.

The sourcing of the story is extremely thin (uncomfortably so), however — pointing only to “people with knowledge of the matter,” and with not so much as “no comment” from any of the services mentioned. But here’s what Bloomberg is reporting:

“Hulu’s live service is nearing  [Read More…]

Google to reportedly launch Pixel Watch, new Nest camera, and more in 2019

Looks like Google’s got a lot up its sleeves for us this year.

Ever since 2016 with the launch of the original Pixel and Google Home, Google’s been proving year after year that it’s serious about hardware. Thanks to a new report from Nikkei Asian Review, we now have an early look at what to expect from Google in 2019.

The first product Nikkei mentions is Google’s “first non-premium smartphone” that’s expected to be priced lower than  [Read More…]