T-Mobile wants to help pay off your iPhone — but there's a catch

As the battle for cell phone subscribers wages on between the carriers, T-Mobile has added another arrow to its quiver, encouraging Verizon customers who have an iPhone to switch networks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/t-mobile-wants-to-help-pay-off-your-iphone-but-theres-catch.html

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How to control your computer with your voice

Siri on macOS Sierra

Siri or Cortana aren’t just for your phone

Both Windows 10 and macOS Sierra come with voice-activated digital assistants to do your bidding. Here are all the different ways you can put them to use.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/control-your-computer-with-your-voice?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Samsung security stumble? S8 reviewer unlocks phone with selfie

Samsung’s new S8 phone was launched amid a blaze of publicity last week, with the tech giant touting, in particular, the device’s security features.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/03/samsung-security-stumble-s8-reviewer-unlocks-phone-with-selfie.html

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Galaxy S8 may be the fastest phone on every network

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is T-Mobile’s first ‘gigabit phone’ and can hear Sprint’s LTE signals better than almost any other device, the carriers said.

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15-year-old sues his mom for taking his phone off him

A 15-year-old boy in Spain sued his mother, accusing her of “mistreatment” after she confiscated his phone in an attempt to make him study.

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How to make your cell phone self-destruct 'Mission Impossible' style

This cell phone will self-destruct. And so will this battery, this computer chip and a whole spectrum of military electronics – on command – just like a real life version of that iconic moment in “Mission Impossible.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/09/how-to-make-your-cell-phone-self-destruct-mission-impossible-style.html

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Trump's Not the Only One With a Phone Security Problem

Is your Android phone secure? President Donald Trump’s favorite smartphone reportedly is an older Android device. Security concerns flared recently, following indications that he sent some tweets from it. Of course, the president has been given a special secure device, but it’s not clear whether he is using it. My question is, if the president is not secure using an ordinary phone for his primary wireless communications… are any of us? This is the same security dilemma President Obama faced when he took office eight years ago.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84315.html?rss=1

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AI Deconstructs Phone Sales Pitches

SaaS solutions firm Gong has released the findings of a study on sales phone conversations, including an analysis of gender speaking patterns. Women delivered slightly longer sales monologues, averaging about 9-12 seconds longer than those their male counterparts gave, but men generally spoke faster, the study found. Men tended to speak at a faster pace, averaging about 2.88 words per second compared to the average 2.79 seconds for women, the study found. Men also paused longer — averaging about 1.5 seconds compared to women’s 1.3 seconds.

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Verizon Caves, Launches New Unlimited Data Plan

Facing growing pressure to respond to growing wireless data demands in the U.S. mobile phone market, Verizon finally relented. The company on Sunday announced its own unlimited smartphone option while keeping alternatives open for lighter data users. Verizon’s new introductory plan provides unlimited data on smartphones or tablets, along with unlimited texts and phone calls, for $80 per month. The deal is restricted to customers who sign up for autopay. The Verizon plan includes HD video streaming and mobile hotspot service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84298.html?rss=1

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Self-destructing phones are finally a reality

The idea of a self-destructing phone is usually something you only encounter in goofy spy movies, but it’s actually a potentially valuable invention that could aid in security for high profile individuals.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/13/self-destructing-phones-are-finally-reality.html

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