Tag Archives: Huawei

Some U.S. lawmakers have security concerns about T-Mobile-Sprint merger due to Sprint’s ties to Huawei

Days after a Senate antitrust subcommittee held a hearing about the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, other members of the U.S. government have begun to express concern over the deal. Members of the U.S. House have put together a draft letter arguing that a national security investigation of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger is necessary, The letter is being passed around so that it can get signatures before it’s sent to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, who is leading a … [read full article]

Huawei Mate 10 Pro will be available unlocked in the U.S. next month

After launching internationally last year, Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro is now coming to the U.S. Huawei today confirmed that the Mate 10 Pro will launch in the U.S. in February. Specifically, it’ll be available for pre-order starting February 4th and will launch on February 18th. The phone will be available from Amazon, B&H, Best Buy, Microsoft, and Newegg for $799. The Huawei Mate 10 Pro will be sold as a GSM unlocked device. I’ve asked Huawei … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins ‘Tappy’ lawsuit against Huawei

Remember when T-Mobile sued Huawei for allegedly stealing T-Mo’s phone-testing robot tech? Nearly three years after we first learned of the lawsuit, a ruling has been reached. A jury has ruled in T-Mobile’s favor in its lawsuit against Huawei. The trial kicked off in late April and the jury began deliberating on Monday this week, with a verdict coming Wednesday. The jury awarded T-Mobile $4.8 million, which is quite a bit less than the … [read full article]

Honor 8 coming to the U.S. with 5.2-inch display and dual 12MP rear cameras

UPDATE: Honor has confirmed that the Honor 8 does not support T-Mobile’s Wi-Fi Calling.   Huawei’s Honor brand is fairly new to the U.S., but they’re expanding their presence this month with the launch of the Honor 8. The Honor 8 will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow, August 17, through September 3. It’ll be available from Honor’s own web store as well as Amazon, Best Buy, B&H Photo Video, and Newegg. When it comes to … [read full article]

Huawei files complaint against T-Mobile over 4G patent licensing

Today is a good day for T-Mobile customers because they’re getting free T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts. For T-Mobile itself, though, this Tuesday isn’t quite as nice. T-Mobile has been hit with a complaint from Huawei. The company alleges that T-Mobile has been using patents related to 4G wireless networking while refusing Huawei’s attempts to license the patents to T-Mobile on a fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) basis. In its complaint, Huawei claims that it reached out to … [read full article]

Google’s Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are now official

New Nexus day has officially arrived, and in a first for Google, we’ve actually got two new Nexus phones being added to the family at once. First up is the LG Nexus 5X, the smaller of the two new handsets. The Nexus 5X has a 5.2-inch 1920×1080 display and 5-megapixel camera on its face, as well as a 12.3-megapixel shooter around back that also includes laser autofocus, 4K video capture, and 1.55μm pixels to capture … [read full article]

Cam’s Top 5 – Unlocked Budget T-Mobile friendly phones

T-Mobile sells some of the best – and most expensive phones – on the market. But perhaps what’s surprising is that there are a bunch of affordable phones on the market that can (almost) give those devices a run for their money. And they’re not available on T-Mobile’s store shelves. While that means that they don’t come with services like Wi-Fi Calling baked in, it does mean that they’re factory unlocked and free … [read full article]

T-Mobile sues Huawei for stealing phone-testing robot technology

In a Seattle federal court on September 2nd, T-Mobile filed a lawsuit claiming that Huawei sent employees in to its Bellevue lab to photograph its phone-testing robot and to smuggle components back to its own HQ in order to improve its own robot technology. Software, specifications and a host of other secrets were allegedly taken after Huawei realized how efficient and reliable “Tappy” (the robot) was at its duties. The lawsuit claims Huawei … [read full article]