Tag Archives: US

Deal: LG G6 is $430 in the US, V20 drops to $393

The LG G6 price has been decreasing steadily and the impeding launch of the V30 puts even more downwards pressure. We’ve seen the phone at some very low prices – $288 deal with a Verizon contract or $400 off contract (from eBay and it was a temporary discount). In case you missed those offers, check out NewEgg, which is charging $430 for a 4GB/32GB Ice Platinum unit. Amazon ... Read More »

Deal: Sony Xperia X drops to $230 in the US

You could have bought an Xperia XA1 for $240, but how about an Xperia X for $230? Head to B&H Photo (US) in the next half a day if that deal sounds appealing. Even if you miss the deal, Amazon US has the original X at $250. NewEgg has it at $270, which isn’t that bad considering other stores are asking over $300. The Xperia X is getting old now (it launched ... Read More »

Facebook, Google Protest Proposed Changes to US Net Neutrality Rules on ‘Day of Action’

Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet Inc and dozens of other major technology companies protested online on Wednesday against proposed changes to US net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain Internet services over others. In support of the “Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality,” more than 80,000 websites – from big social media platforms like Facebook to streaming ... Read More »

New update hitting unlocked HTC 10 in US

HTC has started pushing out a new update to its 10 smartphone in the United Sates. Hitting unlocked units, it’s a security update that arrives as version 2.50.617.2 and weighs in at around 277MB. @LlabTooFeR HTC 10 USA unlocked july update pic.twitter.com/0wi7rNAQ0t — Akif (@Akif_Karaca) July 12, 2017 It’s not exactly clear which month’s security update it is – the tweet clearly says July, but ... Read More »

Tencent’s Honor of Kings to Launch in US, EU Amid Regulatory Chill in China

HIGHLIGHTS Tencent to launch Honor of Kings game in EU and US this year The game has roughly 55 million daily active users It’s already facing a backlash in China over its addictive features Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will launch its mega-hit smartphone game “Honor of Kings” in the EU and United States this year, a person familiar with the ... Read More »

Facebook Fights US Gag Order That It Says Threatens Free Speech

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook said it wants to notify three users about the search warrants It said gag order poses a threat to freedom of speech The precise nature of the government’s investigation is not known Facebook is challenging a gag order from a US court that is preventing the company from talking about three government search warrants that it said pose ... Read More »

US Senators Seek Military Ban on Kaspersky Lab Products Amid FBI Probe

HIGHLIGHTS Kaspersky Lab is under a probe conducted by FBI FBI has further sought a ban on use of Kaspersky services in US military Kaspersky is suspected by FBI to be connected with Russian hackers US senators sought on Wednesday to ban Moscow-based cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab’s products from use by the military because of fears the company is vulnerable ... Read More »

US Government Websites Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Rant Attacking Trump

HIGHLIGHTS Several government websites were hacked in Ohio The hack is part of ongoing cyber-terrorism across the globe The message left by the group ended with “I love the Islamic state” Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group. A message posted on the ... Read More »

US only: LG is giving you a free extra year of warranty for the G6 if you register

Bootloops? What bootloops? LG would definitely like you to forget all about that messy affair from previous years. And it’s willing to make things easier in this regard, at least in the US. The company is now offering an additional year of warranty for the G6 stateside at no extra cost to you. All that’s required is for G6 owners ... Read More »

Newly insured fret over gains made under US health care law

WASHINGTON, Dc. (WOLF FOX 35) – Dawn Erin went nearly 20 years without health insurance before the Affordable Care Act, bouncing between free clinics for frequent and painful bladder infections. The liver-destroying disease hepatitis C made her ineligible for coverage until President Barack Obama’s law barred insurers from denying people with a medical condition. She has since seen a specialist ... Read More »