LG Recalls 30,000 Phones Due to 911 Glitch
LG has recalled some 30,000 830 Spyder handsets due to problems connecting to and maintaining connections to 911 emergency services. Specifically, the handsets being recalled are 830 Spyders running either the T83LGV03 or the T83LGV04 operating systems. The handsets were sold by various U.S. carriers, such as Cellular South, Bluegrass Cellular, Illinois Valley Cellular, Northwest Missouri Cellular, Golden State Cellular, and Nex-Tech Wireless. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, subscribers using the LG 830 Spyder can expect to be contacted by their wireless network operator. The phones are being upgraded to fix the issue.
Consumer Cellular Adds Moto G4 and G4 Play to Its Device Roster
Consumer Cellular today added the Motorola Moto G4 and Moto G4 Play to its lineup of Android handsets. Consumer Cellular is selling the G4 for $150 and the G4 Play for $100.
Consumer Cellular Adds Alcatel Pop 3 and Others to Lineup
Consumer Cellular recently added four phones to its roster of inexpensive devices, including the Alcatel Pop 3. The Pop 3 (pictured) has a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen, 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with 8 GB of storage, 5-megapixel camera, and FM radio.
US Cellular Coverage Reaches Google's Project Fi
Google has updated its Project Fi app in order to take advantage of cellular coverage offered by U.S. Cellular.
Lenovo Says Bug Preventing Moto G Plus from Making 911 Calls On Verizon
Lenovo issued a notice this week warning that the Moto G5 Plus may not be able to connect 911 calls via VoLTE on Verizon's wireless network. The company has identified the bug and expects to issue a software patch in the next week or so.
Why is it always JUST 911?
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