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The Motherboard Guide To Not Getting Hacked

Do you want to stop criminals from getting into your Gmail or Facebook account? Are you worried about the cops spying on you? We have all the answers on how to protect yourself.<p><i>Editors note: This is Motherboard's comprehensive guide to digital security, which will be regularly updated and replaces</i> …

Security

Kurt Warner talks surprises of the NFL season, Deshaun Watson injury

Kurt Warner discussed with us some surprises he’s seen in the NFL this season, plus a few other topics from around the league.<p>To many professional …

Sports

LG V30 review

A fantastic phone that nearly does it all<p><b>The Good</b> The LG V30 almost has it all: a great camera, speedy processor, huge OLED screen, excellent battery life, waterproofing, wireless charging, microSD storage and the best headphone jack on a phone.<p><b>The Bad</b> Ergonomic quirks can make the V30 awkward to …

Phones

ACA open enrollment event set for Saturday at U.S. Cellular Center

Local experts will be on hand Saturday to help people navigate open enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.<p>Pisgah Legal, …

Health Care

Titans fall to Dubuque Wahlert in state volleyball

CEDAR RAPIDS – Lewis Central was right where it wanted to be, fighting defending Class 4-A champion Dubuque Wahlert down to the very end in a second …

Cedar Rapids

Georgia Teen Overcomes Speech Disability to Bring Conversation to Veterans

Inspiring teen Amelia Day overcame a severe speech disability and now brings the art of conversation to veterans.<p>When Day traveled to the Carl Vinson …

Veterans

Telephone & Data Systems -6.6% as legacy business erodes

Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) fell 6.7% after posting Q3 earnings where it swung to a loss and saw wireline connections continue to decline.<p>As …

Business

LG V30+ coming to T-Mobile November 17

All yours for $130 down and $30/month for 24 months.<p>The V30 is one of LG's best and most refined smartphones in a number of years, and as you'd …

Android News

How a T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Would Have Changed the U.S. Market

About 87% of Americans are covered by both companies’ LTE networks<p>There are four national wireless providers in the U.S. (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon) and a few regional players (such as C Spire and U.S. Cellular) providing coverage to more than 300 million people. This is what the market …

Facebook, Slack and Google Add to Their Collaboration Platforms

In general, collaborative tools are growing more sophisticated. This was a big week for this evolution.

Telecoms

Sprint and T-Mobile merger announcement likely postponed to November, report says

Though a long-rumored merger between Sprint and T-Mobile was expected for October, a new report claims the U.S. cellular carriers may push back the …

T-Mobile

Moto X4 Android One Review: A Cheaper Entry to Project Fi

Before the modular Moto Z, there was the Moto X — Motorola's flagship smartphone that combined a completely customizable design with high-end …

Phones

Is any phone actually worth $1000?

Are we crazy, or can something really make a phone worth the same amount as a used Honda?<p>Welcome to 2017, when the best phones from almost every …

Android News

LG V30 Review: A Near Masterpiece for Media Producers

The camera has become the defining facet of high-end smartphones, perhaps more than any other feature. New handsets are compared first on the basis …

Phones

LG V30 Release Date Includes T-Mobile BOGO Deal

The LG V30 is now on the market at T-Mobile is offering a BOGO deal on the flagship smartphone. Consumers can buy an LG V30 handset and get $500 off …

Mobile Technology

Pre-orders for Samsung's Gear Sport, IconX 2018 earbuds launch tomorrow

Beginning October 13, Samsung's Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear IconX 2018 wireless earbuds will be available for pre-order.<p>The Gear Sport features a …

Samsung

Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 pre-orders begin October 13

Samsung’s two latest wearable devices, the Gear Sport smartwatch and the 2018 edition of its Gear IconX earbuds, finally have prices and launch dates for the US. Pre-orders for the Gear Sport begin on Friday, October 13 for the price of $299.99, while the Gear IconX 2018 earbuds also go on sale …

Samsung

Comparison: iPhone warranties from Apple, carriers, third-parties, and free credit card coverage

As pre-orders for the iPhone X are right around the corner and you also might be considering buying more Apple devices for yourself or others in the coming months, it’s a good time to take a fresh look at how Apple’s standard warranty and its extended warranty stack up. We’ll also look at …

Apple

Samsung’s Gear Sport and Gear IconX earbuds will be available for preorder starting tomorrow

They’ll be available nationwide October 27th<p>Samsung has announced that the Gear Sport and its second-generation Gear IconX earbuds (also known as Gear IconX 2018) will be available for preorder starting October 13th.<p>Priced at $299.99, the Gear Sport comes in blue and black and will be available …

Samsung

Samsung announces pricing for Gear IconX 2018 and Gear Sport

Back in August, Samsung officially announced the Gear Sport smartwatch and a pair of brand new Gear IconX truly wireless headphones. At the time, …

Samsung

Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 now on sale from multiple retailers

Now we know how much Samsung's latest wearables will cost, and when they'll be on sale.<p>Following an initial debut back at IFA 2017 at the end of …

Android News

T-Mobile plus Sprint: If you're a customer, here's why a merger would matter

Mike Snider and Edward Baig, USA TODAY<p>T-Mobile and Sprint are at it again — talks of a merger, that is.<p>The nation's No. 3 and No. 4 wireless providers have actively sparred in recent years as they battled to capture a larger market share in the competitive industry.<p>T-Mobile and Sprint signage. The …

Consulting

Apple Watch Is Sprint's First CDMA-Free Phone

The new Apple Watch is the first device on Sprint's network to make phone calls without having ever connected to the carrier's old CDMA network.<p>PCMag …

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The T-Mobile-Sprint merger is off — here’s why that’s good for consumers - MarketWatch

Consumers shouldn’t shed any tears now that a proposed merger between Sprint S, +3.73% and T-Mobile US Inc. TMUS, +1.05% has fallen through.<p>Japanese …

Business

Virgin Mobile USA sets later Sept. 29 launch for Apple's iPhone 8 & 8 Plus

The U.S. incarnation of Virgin Mobile won't launch the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus until Sept. 29, a full week after the devices arrive from Apple and the …

How to Get the Best Price on iPhone X, iPhone 8

Where can you get the iPhone 8 and iPhone X for the best price? We try to scope it out.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Phones

How to buy the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

The latest and greatest iPhones are finally here, boasting awesome new features and snazzy designs. Apple unveiled three new flagship smartphones …

Gear & Gadgets

Verizon, AT&T May Be Choking Unlimited Data Users

A new report from Ookla Speedtest shows a spike in very slow speeds for AT&T and Verizon users, which may be tied to their new unlimited data …

Telecoms

Tech Moves: Impinj hires Zillow VP to lead IT, LendingRobot CEO exits, and Starbucks names COO

For the past six years, <b>Paul Stephen</b> has held leadership roles in Zillow Group’s corporate technology department so the rest of the company could …