Apple says that the number of iPhone X pre-orders received are much more than the company expected

Hours after Apple started accepting pre-orders for the Apple iPhone X, the company said that pre-orders are “off the charts,” indicating strong demand for the phone. An Apple representative called it the largest pre-order ever for the company, and stated that the number of phones preordered is well ahead of Apple’s forecast. As of 3pm EDT today, the Apple web site was indicating that new orders will ship in 5 to 6 weeks. Apple sold out its initial stock of iPhone X units quickly. For weeks, we have heard from several analysts that Apple was having issues manufacturing the tenth anniversary model …


Business customers rate T-Mobile the number one U.S. wireless carrier according to J.D. Power

You might think that it is mostly younger consumers who flock to T-Mobile, attracted by its brash president and CEO John Legere. In addition, the carrier’s in your face ads and attitude would seem to be more suited toward those not old enough to remember a world without smartphones. Today, the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Business Wireless Satisfaction Study was released, and surprisingly it showed that large, medium and small businesses ranked T-Mobile the highest in wireless customer satisfaction.

According to the survey, employees working for a company that offers its workers unlimited data are …

Spotify now owns twice the number of paying subscribers as Apple Music has

Streaming music service Spotify announced today that it has 60 million paid subscribers to its premium offering. That is more than twice the amount of paying subscribers that Apple has for its Apple Music service. Both Spotify and Apple charge $9.99 for their top tier plans. Spotify does have a free ad-supported tier, which is something that Apple doesn’t have. On the other hand, Apple Music does have a free 3-month trial for all new subscribers, which is something that its rival does not offer.

Spotify’s premium service includes features such as no ads, the ability to play any song, and …

HMD requests FCC change model number for the Nokia 9, cancelling version with 4GB RAM

FCC documents reveal that the Nokia 9, which already was certified by the regulatory agency with the model number of TA-1004, will now be known as the TA-1012. In a letter to the Feds, manufacturer HMD requested the change noting that the previous FCC results for the TA-1004 are representative of the TA-1012. HMD holds the license to use the Nokia name on its handsets.

Geekbench benchmark tests for the Nokia 9 have revealed versions of the phone with both 6GB and 8GB of RAM. Both of those models tested were powered by the high-end Snapdragon 835 chipset. Another Geekbench test of the now …

PSA: Netflix limits the number of downloads you get when watching offline content

Following years of customer demands, Netflix finally added the ability for mobile users to download and watch certain content offline late last year. But like all good things, this feature came with a couple of strings attached: firstly, there was the fact that even at the “Highest” quality setting the videos would still not be downloaded at their full quality. And now, as users are discovering the hard way, there also seems to be a limit to how many times you can download a certain piece of content.

As reported by Android Police, this aspect of offline …

Verizon's revenge; port over your number from T-Mobile and save $300 on iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus (UPDATE)

UPDATE: This deal has now been confirmed by www.dealsea.com

Is there a battle brewing between the nation’s largest carrier, Verizon, and number three T-Mobile? As you probably already know, T-Mobile’s #GetOutoftheRed promotion allows Verizon customers to switch to T-Mobile One, keep their current phone (certain models only), and have any balance on their installment plan wiped out thanks to T-Mobile. Tonight, one of our sources has sent us what appears to be Verizon’s revenge.

The Verizon deal will be offered in conjunction with discount retailer Target (or Tar-jay to the entitled). …

Verizon's revenge; port over your number from T-Mobile and save $300 on iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

Is there a battle brewing between the nation’s largest carrier, Verizon, and number three T-Mobile? As you probably already know, T-Mobile’s #GetOutoftheRed promotion allows Verizon customers to switch to T-Mobile One, keep their current phone (certain models only), and have any balance on their installment plan wiped out thanks to T-Mobile. Tonight, one of our sources has sent us what appears to be Verizon’s revenge.

The Verizon deal will be offered in conjunction with discount retailer Target (or Tar-jay to the entitled). Starting on June 4th (which is this coming Sunday) and running …

T-Mobile DIGITS sets your mobile number free starting on May 31st

Last December, T-Mobile introduced DIGITS. This was a beta program that allowed you to share your mobile number with other connected devices. It also allowed more than one phone number to reach your mobile handset. Today, T-Mobile announced that it is taking the beta label off of the program. Starting on May 31st, the phone numbers belonging to every T-Mobile customer will be upgraded to DIGITS for free. A second DIGITS line can be added for $10 a month using Auto Pay.

Starting on May 31st, you can setup DIGITS so that when someone calls your T-Mobile phone, your connected smartwatch/tablet/computer …

Apple tops Fitbit and Xiaomi to become number one in global wearable shipments during Q1

According to a report from Strategy Analytics, Apple is now Top Dog in the wearable space. First, let’s back up and look at the category. During the three month quarter that started in January and ended in March, global shipments of wearables rose 21% from 18 million to 22 million units year-over-year. During that same time period, Apple was able to increase the number of Apple Watch timepieces shipped worldwide by 59%, from 2.2 million to 3.5 million. At the end of the quarter, Apple’s share in the wearable market was 15.9%, up from 12.1% in last year’s first quarter. Apple jumped from third to …

OnePlus celebrates Star Wars day with a picture of a giant number 4

OnePlus’ Twitter account is celebrating May 4, also widely known as Star Wars Day, with a curious graphic: a large number four positioned between a couple of crossed lightsabers OnePlus 3Ts. But could this actually be a teaser for something else? Say, a new flagship that’s coming out soon?

Really, who knows at this point: the company’s marketing team has, historically speaking, been very good at building up hype, as it knows just how to scratch that tech journalist itch. So this might not really be an admission that, unlike what we’ve previously …