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Pocketnow Daily: Apple May Soon DITCH Intel… Sort of?(video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Apple’s plans to include its own processors in future Macs, OnePlus 8 Pro display issues and more
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy S20
Verizon is once again giving free data to its customers
Verizon is giving 15GB of free data to every single customer in its data plans, which also includes its prepaid options
iOS activations have reached highest numbers in Q1 since 2016
We have data that shows us how much iOS has grown in the first quarter of 2020 in activations when compared to past years
Pocketnow Daily: Galaxy S10 Camera Update: FORGET about the S20?! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the camera update that will make you choose the Galaxy S10 over the Samsung Galaxy S20 and more
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy S20
AT&T will give free wireless data for remote learning and waive fees to help during the COVID-19 pandemic
AT&T is also helping its customers in the United States to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic and it also offers programs to help remote learning
Apparently, future 6G speeds could give us up to 1TB/s
The Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology have already started to work on the next-generation 6G network that would give us amazing speeds
Pocketnow Daily: FaceApp could be STEALING your PHOTOS… (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about how FaceApp could be stealing your photos, the new ASUS ROG Phone 2, Samsung’s new 12GB RAM chip and more
T-Mobile bills family more than $13,000 for less than 1GB of international data
Even with airplane mode on for the whole trip, it seems that Nicholas Chung’s iPhone had been tapping into the cell network in Vietnam.
Survey gives reasons why people switch between iOS and Android
The battle between iOS and Android is probably going to last forever, and we probably won’t ever know which OS is better, but at least we know why people switch between OS
Back up your data or else with MacBook Pro (2018)
If your laptop’s logic board fails, be warned that one of Apple’s design changes to this year’s MacBook Pro may ruin a last chance at saving your data.
T-Mobile website features a plug-and-play hack that could expose customers’ details
All hackers had to do is find the site on a search engine, input a customer’s phone number and reap the data. A similar sort of bug was found last fall and back in 2015 at this company.
FCC investigating exploit in prison inmate location service used to track other people
Securus allows law enforcement to track prison inmates’ phone calls, but one sheriff abused a feature from software vendor Securus to track other people’s locations.
Verizon surreptitiously launches Visible, a prepaid carrier
It’s in early access and requires a code to join in for $40 per month service. There’s unlimited data, but with some asterisks.
FTC starts private investigation into Facebook privacy concerns
Among many of them is the fact that Facebook collected the metadata of Android users’ phone calls and text messages. The company says it was an opt-in procedure, but screenshots make the practice more vague than it seems.
WhatsApp pledges to UK it won’t share data with Facebook, government drops enquiry
Why can’t WhatsApp freely share all the data Facebook wants? WhatsApp is still just a messaging service while Facebook has grown to be complex and data-driven for revenues.
OnePlus user data tracking is not happening through badword.txt
In fact, it’s all thanks to leftover code and poor management from OnePlus between the Chinese-facing HydrogenOS and the world-facing OxygenOS.
AT&T Passport program offers 1GB of international data for $60
Customers can improve that per-gigabyte rate by paying $120 for 3GB of data. That’s on top of their month’s bill. And don’t start with the overages.
Qualcomm and OnePlus respond to one root backdoor, hacker finds data dump function
One hole is getting patched (somewhat) while another allows for personal data, including location, to be recorded, dumped and taken away.
FreedomPop goes long-term with new plans in battle with Mint SIM
A year’s worth of service for $50 should fit the “third of smartphone owners in the U.S.” that don’t use more than 1GB of data.
Calling PLUS on Sprint finally allows phones to use data while in calls
Sprint subscribers can user data while they’re making calls on LTE and Wi-Fi to look up maps and cloud drive files in their busy, bus lives… finally.
BLU phones still send all of your data to Chinese servers [UPDATE]
It is worse since November. The process is hidden better and can encompass everything about your phone from your location to what apps you install.
Sprint Global Roaming Service gets global LTE roaming
In addition to freeing up LTE data in Canada and Mexico from its Unlimited Freedom accounts, Sprint has LTE roaming around the world — for a price.
Cricket throttling its unlimited data users harder starting April 2
The AT&T prepaid carrier already caps rates at 8Mbps. Now, unlimited data users may see bigger speed cuts like their postpaid counterparts.
T-Mobile ONE doubles international data roaming speeds to 256kbps
While you had full-speed LTE access across all of North America with T-Mobile, you used to only be able to crawl, not cruise elsewhere.