Tag Archive: affect


A trade deal with China won’t affect Huawei’s Entity List status — for now

What you need to know New tariffs on consumer goods from China will not go into effect Sunday. A preliminary “phase one” trade deal with China has been reached. This deal nothing to do with Huawei’s Entity List status.

Sources at media outlets like CNBC and the Wall Street Journal say that a new agreement that would offset of halt the upcoming tariffs on specific consumer goods from China has been accepted by both Washington and Beijing.

The  [Read More…]

How will John Legere’s departure as T-Mobile CEO affect the Sprint merger?

Many think John Legere has been the secret to T-Mobile’s success. Does a new captain at the helm mean anything for the planned Sprint merger?

John Legere is stepping down as T-Mobile CEO effective May 1, 2020. Legere will remain on the T-Mobile Board of Directors and has stated that he isn’t leaving the company and has no intention of moving to troubled start-up WeWork. Either way, next spring T-Mobile will have new leadership.

Current company president,  [Read More…]

T-Mobile / Sprint merger: Here’s how it will affect you

It ain’t over until it’s over, but it’s time to think about how this multi-mega-million dollar deal affects us all.

The U.S. Justice Department has approved the $ 26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. That’s step one on the long road to a consolidated Sprint/T-Mobile and probably the only step that really counts. That means its time to consider how this will affect us all or if anything is going to change.

DoJ approval was the  [Read More…]

Will the OnePlus credit card fraud affect your decision to buy from them?

Our forum users share their thoughts about certain OnePlus customers experiencing credit card fraud after buying something from OnePlus’s site.

Update, January 19: Today, OnePlus confirmed that its credit card systems were breached between November 2017 and January 2018 and up to 40,000 users had their credit card information compromised.

At the beginning of this week, OnePlus officially announced that certain customers that had purchased items from its website had been experiencing fraudulent activity on their credit cards.  [Read More…]

Page speed will soon affect Google Search results on mobile

The change will officially begin this July.

When you search for something, finding the best answers as quickly as possible is key. This is important when browsing on your desktop, but even more so when doing it from your phone. According to Google, this is the reason it’ll be tweaking how search results are displayed later this year.

Starting July 2018, search results on mobile will use page speed as a factor to determine what’s placed up  [Read More…]

How becoming a TPO subscriber can affect change

Join TPO and put your monthly mobile bill to good use.

TPO (The People’s Operator) is a mobile virtual network operator that leases coverage from Sprint’s fast 4G LTE network.

It offers competitive data plans for folks who don’t want to pay the big carrier rates. In fact, as a promotional rate, you can get 1GB of Sprint’s fast 4G LTE data, unlimited calling, and unlimited texting for $ 7.35 per month for the first three months. After that,  [Read More…]

Your sweat won’t affect these $10 Bluetooth headphones

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with some extremely affordable Bluetooth headphones you should try!

If you’ve been considering making the move to Bluetooth headphones but don’t want to spend a ton to try them out, this may be the perfect set for you. Right now you can pick up Mpow’s sweatproof Bluetooth headphones for just $ 9.99 with coupon code WQMZZ4LE, which is a savings of $ 23. Keep in mind that at this price  [Read More…]

How becoming a TPO subscriber can affect change

Join TPO and put your monthly mobile bill to good use.

TPO (The People’s Operator) is a mobile virtual network operator that leases coverage from Sprint’s fast 4G LTE network.

It offers competitive data plans for folks who don’t want to pay the big carrier rates. In fact, as a promotional rate, you can get 1GB of Sprint’s fast 4G LTE data, unlimited calling, and unlimited texting for $ 7.35 per month for the first three months. After that,  [Read More…]

Pokémon GO security concerns appear to only affect iOS

You might have seen some security concerns about the Pokémon GO app being talked about on social media. These are very valid issues — the application can use its own webview container for login from your Google Account, and once approved it gives itself full access to all of your data.

We reached out to Niantic — which developed the Pokémon Go app. The company declined to comment.

The good(?) news is that this appears to be an iOS-only  [Read More…]

Major Carphone Warehouse data breach could affect up to 2.4 million

Hackers have gained access to the personal data of up to 2.4 million Carphone Warehouse customers, the UK-based mobile retail giant has today admitted. The breach is said to have originated in the systems related to Carphone Warehouse stores, as well as the OneStopPhoneShop.com, e2save.com and Mobiles.co.uk websites.