Huawei Now Just Trolling US by Dredging Up Edward Snowden

“Prism, prism on the wall, who’s the most trustworthy of them all?” said Huawei’s rotating chairman Guo Ping on stage on Tuesday at Mobile World Congress 2019. But Guo wasn’t talking about Snow White. He was poking fun at the massive surveillance programs maintained by the United States. Read More >>

US Law Enforcement Preparing Trade Theft Case Against Chinese Tech Giant Huawei

Federal prosecutors “are pursuing a criminal investigation” of Chinese tech giant Huawei for allegedly stealing the trade secrets of U.S. firms, with the case in part based on allegations raised in civil lawsuits, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Read More >>

A Bug in Samsung’s Default Texting App Is Sending Random Pics to Other People

Sending pictures to others is one of the most basic functions of a smartphone, but when your phone’s texting app starts randomly pushing out photos without your knowledge, you got a problem. Read More >>

Did T-Mobile Austria Really Just Admit It Stores Customer Passwords in Plaintext?

Given that password theft from major tech companies like Yahoo has become routine, most large firms now store their users’ passwords in an encrypted format. Keeping a list of users’ passwords in plaintext creates a huge risk—stealing that password database can give a hacker access to millions of accounts. And if a company’s users reuse their passwords on other websites, the breach can put a customer’s entire online identity at risk. Read More >>

EE Boss: “3G Contracts are Still Safe”

The gradual disappearance of the Orange mobile brand here in the UK shouldn't mean the end of 3G-only contracts, according to EE boss Olaf Swantee, who says T-Mobile and Orange users won't be shuffled onto EE deals for the foreseeable future. Which is for the best, given 4G's relatively childlike footprint across the UK. Read More >>

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EE, T-Mobile and Orange Award Themselves 2.7 Per Cent Contract Pay Rise

The mobile conglomerate responsible for running EE, Orange and T-Mobile in the UK is god-damn SICK of bravely protecting us from supplier price rises and inflationary pressures, and has finally, despairingly, decided it's time to pass a 2.7 per cent cost increase on to its users. Read More >>

T-Mobile Customers’ Pay-As-You-Go Minutes, Data and Texts Wiped Out By Glitch

Pay-as-you-go minutes, texts and data have become "where-did-they-go?" minutes, texts and data for T-Mobile customers this week, as a glitch in the network operator's systems has seen its customers suffering from disappearing pay-as-you-go bundles. Read More >>

EE’s Six-Month Smartphone “Swap” 4G Upgrade Deal…Isn’t That Much of a Deal

EE and its T-Mobile/Orange buddies are now offering smartphone nuts an easy way to upgrade to the newest phone through a plan it calls 'Swap', letting you buy a new 4G model for a one-off fee as soon as six months into a contract. Read More >>

ASA: No T-Mobile, Your “Unlimited” Data Isn’t Actually Unlimited

The advertising watchdog has just given EE's budget arm, T-Mobile, a big slap across the chops over its claim of "unlimited" data on its Full Monty plans. According to the ASA, it's not actually unlimited because T-Mobile employs traffic management, which makes it, err, limited. Read More >>

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Is Your 3G Crap Now EE’s Launched 4G?

Reports are coming in that people on Orange and T-mobile have been suffering from really crappy 3G service ever since EE launched its 4G network. Apparently, actually getting data down the pipe has gotten increasingly, infuriatingly difficult. Has EE somehow forsaken its old 3G service for the shiny new 4G? Read More >>

Idiots Ask Ad Standards Body if “Forever” Actually Means “Forever”

A T-Mobile advert claiming to offer users "unlimited free texts forever" has been investigated by the Advertising Standards Authority, after two people queried the existential issue of whether something can really be proven to last "forever." Read More >>

EE’s 4G Network Will Officially Go Live On October 30th

EE's just announced that its 4G network will be switched on for public consumption on October 30th. That means there's just 27 days to wait till you can finally ride the sweet, sweet waves of blazing 4G, either directly with a new EE contract, or by switching from your current Orange or T-Mobile plan. Read More >>

You Can Now Buy 4G Phones In the UK…Only, Without a 4G Network

EE's unleashed some of its line of 4G-enabled phones for purchase, meaning you can now snap up an iPhone 5, a Samsung Galaxy S III LTE, a HTC One XL or a Huawei Ascend P1 LTE on either Orange or T-Mobile. Of course, you can't actually use 4G just yet, but at least you're prepped for the switch, right? Read More >>

How Do I Get 4G on My Brand New iPhone 5?

So, now that the iPhone 5 pre-orders are up, EE's been in touch to clarify the rather clear-as-mud situation concerning Orange and T-Mobile and grabbing 4G service on EE's new LTE network for the iPhone 5, or any other 4G-capable phone. Here's the lowdown, but the long and short of it is, go with 3G on EE's legacy networks and then swap when 4G's available. Read More >>

NanoSIMs For the iPhone 5 Start Arriving With Networks

If you needed any more proof that we're going to get a new nanoSIM-equipped iPhone 5 in the next week or two, this should put your mind at rest. NanoSIMs have apparently started arriving at network operators, including T-Mobile in Germany, and that could pretty much mean only one thing. Read More >>