Microsoft Updates the 'Where's My Update' Site with Mango Info
Microsoft today published the rough schedule it provides for consumers to check and see when their Microsoft Windows Phone device will be updated. The schedule is broken down by carrier and describes three different phases: Testing, Scheduling, and Delivering. As the name implies, when a phone is in the testing phase, the carrier is still testing the specific WP7.5 Mango build for its phones. In the scheduling phase, Microsoft is preparing the final update for the carrier. In the delivering phase, WP7.5 Mango is being pushed out by the carrier to its customers' handsets. According to Microsoft, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless's phones are in the scheduling phase; and Sprint's phones are in the testing phase. This means customers can expect to wait one to two more weeks before Mango arrives on their handsets.
Aug 7, 2019
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note10 and Note10+. The company's super-flagship Note series for 2019 comes in two sizes: The Note10 packs a screen similar to the Note9 into a smaller body, while the Note10+ sports a larger display in a body similar in size to the Note9.
Aug 7, 2019
The Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G will be the first phone to support sub-6 GHz FDD 5G for T-Mobile and AT&T. However, the AT&T and T-Mobile versions will not support mmWave 5G that offers faster speeds in central areas of major cities, even though the Verizon version will support only mmWave 5G.
Sep 11, 2019
Walmart and Verizon are both offering substantial discounts and offers for customers buying a new iPhone this year. New and existing customers of Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint can pre-order the new iPhone 11 models from walmart.com starting this Friday and receive $50 off the usual phone price when choosing a device payment plan and picking up their phone in a Walmart store (starting Sept.
Aug 14, 2019
T-Mobile and AT&T can now securely confirm caller-ID info between the two networks, an important step in fighting number spoofing widely used by robocallers. Both companies have now implemented the STIR/SHAKEN protocol between their networks, allowing caller-ID info to be authenticated, resulting in a "Caller Verified" banner on the phone screen when a call is incoming.