This week saw T-Mobile add 14 additional music streaming services to its Music Freedom initiative, but it also saw the FCC pressure T-Mobile into changing the way it handles speed tests, too.
T-Mobile complies with FCC’s demands to show subscribers true speed tests results even on throttled plans
Apple is a lovable beast, and a brilliant hype machine. As such, it can be easy to see new features in iOS only as miraculous pearls of innovation. But in the broad light of day, and the broader light of the technology world, Apple is no longer the unrivalled talismanic leader. In case you needed proof — remember when Notification Center was added with iOS 7? You know the custom keyboard and social extensions that have arrived with iOS 8? They were all preceded by direct equivalents on Android.
Yahoo and Microsoft to battle it out with Google next year to become the default search engine in Safari for iOS
Last week, Mozilla decided to replace Google as its default browser, and instead opted for Yahoo. While small, this was definitely a very important victory for Yahoo over Google. However, it looks like the company has its eye set on something much bigger — becoming the default search engine in Apple’s Safari web browser for iOS devices.
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BlackBerry offering up to $550 if you are willing to trade in your iPhone for the BlackBerry Passport
According to posts on Apple’s Support Communities, the front glass on the new iPhones are more prone to scratches than their predecessor. Many owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are reporting visible scratches on the front glass near the display even though they have taken good care of the device.