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Dish Network launches $30 5G cellular service in Las Vegas

According to a new report, Dish Network will finally debut its 5G network, Project Genesis, giving consumers a new option for cellular service. While there are expansion plans, the service will be first made available in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ahead of its launch, the service and network were getting tested by early adopters in beta. With...

T-Mobile Un-carrier event set for May 4

After posting strong first-quarter numbers for 2022, it looks like T-Mobile isn't going to rest on its laurels. The U.S. carrier has announced a new event set for May 4. The teaser image has it pegged as an Un-carrier event, so things could become quite interesting. Although the details are sparse at this point, the press...

OnePlus doubles down on the affordable 5G smartphone segment with the new Nord N20 5G

Last November, we got our first look at an upcoming affordable 5G smartphone from OnePlus called the Nord N20 5G. OnePlus officially confirmed the device's existence earlier this month and announced that it would soon make its way to North American markets. As promised, the company has now launched the OnePlus Nord N20 5G in...

Motorola reportedly more than doubled smartphone sales in United States during 2021

Motorola is immensely popular in Latin America and some other regions, but the company has struggled to maintain a decent marketshare in the United States, where competitors like Samsung and Apple dominate smartphone sales. However, if a new report is accurate, Motorola might have sold enough smartphones last year to reach third place in 'Murica. Counterpoint...

Open App Markets Act aims to regulate app stores, moves to U.S. Senate vote

The conversation around app store monopolies has ramped up over the past few years, especially throughout Epic Games' lawsuit against Apple and Google over monetization and policies. Slowly but surely, legislators are working on their own solutions, and now one proposed law in the United States has reached a significant milestone: passing the Senate Judiciary...

US Senate Committee passes antitrust bill that would regulate Big Tech’s self-preferencing

After prolonged discussion and debate, the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Thursday passed the "American Innovation and Choice Online Act" (S.2992) antitrust bill. This bill aims to regulate Big Tech and other large companies from leveraging their dominant positions in one sector to self-preference their other products and services from other sectors. We've...

As antitrust legislation inches forward in the US, Apple and Google aren’t happy

We're staring at a rather defining moment in smartphone history. The smartphone landscape, as it stands right now, is split between Apple and Google. Both adopt different approaches in how they handle their ecosystems, and through these starkly different approaches, both have undeniably grown to their biggest sizes in their own history. The past year...

Here’s how to get a free Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 from T-Mobile

T-Mobile is once again offering its coveted premium plan users a great deal, and this time it’s an entirely free Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 or $1000 off a Galaxy Z Fold 3. You just need to add a line to get it. According to our sources, T-Mobile has now begun a new promotion for...

Metro by T-Mobile is now at Walmart, and you can get $60 off at checkout

T-Mobile has announced that its prepaid brand, Metro by T-Mobile, is now available at over 2,300 Walmart stores starting today. Plus, customers can get $60 off instantly at checkout when they buy a new Metro by T-Mobile phone and service plan. We previously covered the news that T-Mobile planned to expand to Walmarts across the country,...

AT&T announces deployment of C-Band 5G+ spectrum

AT&T has shared their plans to deploy the C-Band spectrum it acquired back in February for 5G+. The carrier spent $23 billion back in February in an FCC auction to win 80 MHz of C-Band spectrum. That frequency, between 3.7 and 4 GHz, sits between their existing low band 5G and their super fast millimeter-wave...

OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro are now available for cheaper in the US

Google's latest Pixel devices -- the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro -- come with some significant improvements over the Pixel 5. Unlike the previous model, the latest Pixel devices pack flagship hardware, including the more powerful Tensor SoC, impressive high refresh-rate displays, and better cameras. But even with the premium hardware, Google has priced...

Continuous scrolling comes to mobile for Google searches in the U.S.

Scrolling through your Google searches is about to get easier on your smartphone. In the U.S., Google is rolling out a change to search results on mobile that removes the "see more" button and instead allows you to endlessly scroll through results. The page will just load more results, and it will roll out on...