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TCL made Verizon a $400 5G tablet

TCL made Verizon a $400 5G tablet

Tablets with built-in 5G aren't exactly common yet, never mind affordable ones, which is something the TCL TAB Pro 5G seems determined to address while there's a gap in the market. Announced today, the 10.36-inch Android tablet plays nicely with Verizon's Sub-6 and mmWave flavors of 5G network.

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Pixel 6 pre-release store crash and the all-important 5G tidbit

Pixel 6 pre-release store crash and the all-important 5G tidbit

Google released the Pixel 6 on pre-order today, and with it, some rapid confusion. If you were looking to purchase the Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro from the Google Store or through Google Fi, here, on pre-release day, you were out of luck - both stores crashed. If you were attempting to buy an mmWave-UW-capable Pixel 6 off-contract, you were in for another surprise.

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Verizon’s Visible MVNO may have been hacked

Verizon’s Visible MVNO may have been hacked

Aside from the big three, previously four, US network operators, there are quite a number of smaller carriers catering to more specific segments of the phone market. The advent of MVNOs or Mobile Virtual Network Operators has only increased the number of players, but these often still call those bigger networks their home. Visible, for example, is Verizon's attempt at servicing more budget-conscious customers, and it may have been the latest victim of a security breach that has its subscribers up in arms.

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Verizon 5G Home Internet expands to cover more cable-cutters

Verizon 5G Home Internet expands to cover more cable-cutters

Verizon's 5G Home Internet service is expanding, with the carrier lighting up several new locations where its high-speed wireless cable and DSL replacement is available. The system relies on the same mmWave 5G as Verizon's fastest 5G phones use, only baked into a WiFi router for home use.

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3G shutdown 2021: Why your old phone is about to quit

3G shutdown 2021: Why your old phone is about to quit

Today we're taking a peek at the expected dates that 3G networks will shut down in the year 2022. These dates are important, since they show the end-point for functionality for some of the oldest mobile smart devices still in service today. It's not only smartphone and tablets that have the potential to stop connecting to mobile data - it's accessories and IoT devices that connect with 3G, too.

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GM BrightDrop marks production with a smaller electric van and Verizon deal

GM BrightDrop marks production with a smaller electric van and Verizon deal

BrightDrop, GM's all-electric delivery vehicle division, is putting its EV vans into production, and it's marking the occasion with a new model and a new customer. Announced back in January with the EV600 electric van and FedEx as the first fleet buyer, BrightDrop aims to give the Ultium platform a commercial outlet for zero-emissions last mile deliveries.

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Parrot ANAFI Ai early access program revealed for pro-droning

Parrot ANAFI Ai early access program revealed for pro-droning

There's an early access program coming to the likes of the Parrot ANAFI Ai 4G LTE-connected drone. This is the sort of program you get in on if you're a hardcore drone user, if you're the sort of professional who uses drones for high-level visuals or 3D scanning, and for those that wish to be the first users of the Parrot ANAFI Ai 4G robotic UAV. Parrot does make clear that this is for "professional drone operators"... but that's you, right?

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iPhone 13 price promotions are 2021’s biggest Apple shock

iPhone 13 price promotions are 2021’s biggest Apple shock

iPhone 13 preorders kick off on Friday, but while there were no big surprises in Apple's sticker pricing for the four new smartphones, the deals on offer could make 2021 an unusual year. There's no doubting that Apple has come to count on iPhone sales to help buoy its financial results, particularly in the first quarter after a new model, but it takes more than just a healthy spec sheet to win over new buyers.

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Galaxy S21 FE launch might be near, Exynos 2100 model confirmed

Galaxy S21 FE launch might be near, Exynos 2100 model confirmed

The Galaxy S21 FE might be one of Samsung's most troubled phones this year, and that's before it even has the chance to launch. Designed to supplement the reportedly disappointing sales of the Galaxy S21 flagship, the Fan Edition has repeatedly been rumored to face production issues attributed to the global chip shortage. Those troubles might finally be in the past, and it seems that Samsung is close to launching this affordable Galaxy S smartphone, sadly with some disappointing points.

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Samsung Galaxy Z update expands One UI 3.1.1 to earlier Flip and Fold devices

Samsung Galaxy Z update expands One UI 3.1.1 to earlier Flip and Fold devices

This week Samsung released their latest One UI 3.1.1 update to a bunch of foldable devices. With this release, Samsung expands features only otherwise found on Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3 to devices released in the past couple of years. This includes Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy Z Flip, and the original Galaxy Fold. The first devices to get this update will be the Galaxy Z Fold 2 and first to Flip devices - the original Fold will get the update later.

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Motorola Edge 2021 hands-on: Moto’s winning Android recipe cranked up to 108

Motorola Edge 2021 hands-on: Moto’s winning Android recipe cranked up to 108

Motorola has revealed its big new Android launch for 2021, with the Motorola Edge promising another blend of high-end features with mass-market pricing. Specifically, the Edge 2021 will trim its $699.99 tag by a hefty $200 at launch, despite packing a 6.8-inch 144Hz screen on one side and a 108-megapixel camera on the other.

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Verizon offers major discounts on Galaxy Z Flip3 and Fold3

Verizon offers major discounts on Galaxy Z Flip3 and Fold3

Smartphone shoppers looking for the best deals on folding smartphones might want to check out some deals Verizon is offering on the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G and Galaxy Z Fold3 5G smartphones. Both devices are currently on preorder with Verizon, with an estimated ship date of August 27. The deal for both smartphones is buy one and get up to $1000 off of another.

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