The companies have agreed to provide a free preloaded or downloadable anti-theft tool on smartphones sold in the U.S. after July 2015.
A hidden battle is being waged over smartphones. Last year, more than 1.5-million Americans had their devices stolen but some companies are against a simple solution.
Rep. Steve Israel demonstrated how hackers can go to a “spoofing” site, enter a cell phone number and gain access to that number’s voice messeges.
A notification will be displayed on the screen of your mobile device with a text that reads: “Severe alert” or “Extreme alert.”
On Thursday, officials will send six test messages between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon customers who have mobile devices that are enabled to receive emergency alerts.
The long-delayed project to wire New York City subway stations for cell phone service is finally bearing fruit.
Cell phones certainly have come a long way and they’re still evolving. If you think the phone you’re currently using has a bunch of bells and whistles, wait until you see what 4G can do.