Tag Archive: U.S.

The Sony Xperia 1 is coming to the U.S. on July 12 for a hefty $950

You’re getting a lot of phone for the price, but wow that price.

What you need to know Sony Xperia 1 will be available beginning July 12 for $ 949.99. It will be available from Amazon, B&H Photo, Focus Camera, and other retailers. The Xperia 1 is the first phone to feature a 21:9 CinemaWide 4K OLED display.

We last got a look at Sony’s new offerings at MWC back in February, where it debuted the Xperia  [Read More…]

President Trump signs order to protect U.S. networks from ‘adversaries’

Broad wording opens door to future actions of just about any kind.

Amidst the ongoing scuffles between the U.S. and foreign countries over networking and infrastructure security, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” with an executive order to address what’s deemed to be a serious threat facing the country. The order’s claim is that the “communications technology and services” being used in the U.S. are unnecessarily vulnerable — and even being actively exploited — due to  [Read More…]

Where to buy the Pixel 3a and 3a XL in the U.S.

Best answer: If you’re in the U.S. and want to buy the Pixel 3a or 3a XL, you can purchase it right now either unlocked from the Google Store or through a carrier like Google Fi, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and U.S. Cellular.

Compact choice: Google Pixel 3a ($ 400) Large and lovely: Google Pixel 3a XL ($ 480) The Pixel 3a and 3a XL are available for purchase right now

Google announced the Pixel 3a series on  [Read More…]

Nokia 4.2 preview: Great value, provided you’re in the U.S.

The Nokia 4.2 has the potential to the best sub-$ 200 phone in the U.S.

Following its resurgence under HMD Global two years ago, Nokia has managed to carve out a niche for itself in the budget segment. While the brand launched a few flagships, it has primarily focused its attention on the budget segment in emerging markets like China and India. Nokia also introduced a few phones in the U.S. in the last two years to  [Read More…]

U.S. carriers face class action lawsuit for selling your location data

The lawsuit covers over 150 million affected individuals.

Last Thursday, lawyers from Z LAW filed lawsuits against AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon for selling the location data of its customers.

The lawsuit comes after investigations from the past year made by Motherboard and the New York Times that showed third parties were able to purchase real-time location data of customers from the big four U.S. carriers.

The lawsuit focuses on all four carriers for making your location  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 in the U.S.?

Best answer: Absolutely! The Mi Mix 3 has a unique slider mechanism where the entire screen slides down on magnetic rails. The hardware is also some of the best you’ll find on a $ 500 phone today, and the all-screen front with ultra-thin bezels makes for an immersive experience when viewing content.

Sliders are cool again: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 ($ 500 at Amazon) Mechanical sliders are back

Xiaomi phones are primarily known for the value they  [Read More…]

Nokia 4.2 officially launches in the U.S. for just $189 on May 14

The phone brings face unlock and a Google Assistant button.

At this past MWC in February, Nokia unveiled a heap of new smartphones for its 2019 lineup — one of which was the Nokia 4.2. The Nokia 4.2 looked quite promising at the time as a really competitive budget handset, and a few months later, Nokia’s confirmed that it’s launching in the United States on May 14 for $ 189.

From a design point of view, the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 getting Android Pie update in the U.S.

Arriving on Wi-Fi and LTE models.

Android tablets are few and far between these days, but one that really stood out as something special last year was the Galaxy Tab S4. It launched in August 2018 with Android Oreo out of the box, but as of right now, U.S. models are receiving their update to Android 9 Pie.

Samsung first began pushing the update for the Wi-Fi model on April 23, and similar to its Pie updates  [Read More…]

Here’s Coolpad’s latest budget phone, coming soon to a U.S. carrier

Coolpad may not be a big name in smartphones, at least in the U.S., but a recent leak is proving enticing for those looking for a decent budget device on a budget.

Early information is indicating that it has a 4,000 mAh battery, a 6.36-inch display, will run Android 9 Pie, and should be coming to an unknown U.S. carrier for less than $ 150. After doing some of our own digging, we’ve been able to determine a  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEY2 Red Edition is now on sale in the U.S. for $700

The BlackBerry KEY2’s bold new color option is now available in the U.S.

Brands often turn to new color options as a means of reviving interest in an aging device, and that’s exactly what TCL is doing today. The BlackBerry KEY2 Red Edition is now up for sale on Amazon for $ 699, with the phone offering 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

The bold color definitely provides added flair to the KEY2, and round the  [Read More…]