SCAM Posts on XDA

PSA: Watch out for this spam text; T-Mobile is not giving you a $100 free gift

T-Mobile's recent data breach might be coming back to bite them once again, as a number of posts on the T-Mobile subreddit indicate a massive spam text campaign is under way. A spam SMS text making the rounds with customers on the Uncarrier network purports to be offering a "$100 free gift". The image, embedded below,...

Fake Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Real Galaxy S21 Ultra

Samsung's Galaxy S21 Ultra is arguably the best smartphone in the world right now -- in fact, we have it topping our Best Android and Best smartphone camera lists. But due to its relatively high four-digit price tag, the phone is out of reach for many consumers. That has opened up the door for dishonest manufacturers...

The “Freedom Phone” is an overpriced smartphone that doesn’t free you from anything

It's not every day that a new smartphone company pops up, claiming to offer a device that protects your "freedom of speech" from Big Tech. So, when Erik Finman, a self-proclaimed "Bitcoin millionaire," announced the Freedom Phone yesterday, it piqued our interest. Finman claims that the Freedom Phone is "the first major pushback on Big Tech...

Android-x86 Accuses Console OS of Scamming — What Happened

A storm has been brewing in the Android-x86 developer community. The CEO of crowdfunded project ‘Console OS’ has been accused of scamming his Kickstarter backers by failing to deliver on his promises. Thanks to popular threads on social media sites such as reddit, the storm grew into a full-blown drama hurricane. But who are the parties...