Tag Archive: Announces


U.S. Cellular announces new Shared Connect pricing plans

U.S. Cellular updated its Shared Connect pricing plans. The new update gives more value to customers by adding more gigabyte allotments: 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 24GB. Data For Everyone! Customers who choose a 16GB plan or higher get unlimited calling and texting to Canada and Mexico. Every Shared Connect plan comes with unlimited talk

Google announces Android 7.0 update for these Nexus devices

Google on Monday announced that the final, consumer-ready version of Android 7.0 Nougat is ready for public consumption. According to Google, the final release will begin rolling out to select Android devices over the coming weeks. Among the models expected to see the 7.0 Nougat update are the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus

Polar announces its first Sports Watch powered by Android Wear

If you’re a fitness fanatic then you definitely know who Polar is. It is a company that helps athletes monitor their fitness goals through its wearables and has been doing it longer than anyone else in the industry. Polar just announced that it will be releasing its first Android Wear powered smartwatch this year. While

Nextbit begins selling ’ember’ red Robin, announces upcoming August update

One of the most unique phones gets another great color choice.

After some not-so-subtle teasing, Nextbit has put a new color of the Robin, a bright red hue — matched with a black main body — called “ember,” up for sale on its website immediately. The new color carries the same $ 299 price available previously, but this color is available in a very limited quantity on a first-come, first-served basis. One of the defining features of the Nextbit  [Read More…]

BlackBerry officially announces the DTEK50, pre-orders now open for $299

BlackBerry has officially announced the keyboardless DTEK50, the second Android offering from the company. Being touted as the world’s most secure Android smartphone, it features a 5.2-inch scratch resistant display, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, a convenience key which you can map to your favorite app and much more. As you’d imagine, BlackBerry has hardened the OS on the DTEK50, added a secure boot process and much more to ensure that it is the most secure it can be.

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ZTE announces the ZMAX PRO headed to MetroPCS

ZTE has announced the new ZMAX PRO, a smartphone that’s coming to MetroPCS on August 1. And though it’s only $ 99 after an instant rebate, it’s not all that budget oriented.

ZTE claims that the ZMAX PRO is the first carrier-supported device in the US to feature a fingerprint reader under $ 100, which is impressive. Other specs include a 6-inch 1080p display, 13MP/5MP rear and front cameras, 32GB of storage with a microSD slot, and a 3,400mAh battery.

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SanDisk announces new super-fast 256GB Extreme UHS-I microSD card

Western Digital-owned SanDisk has announced new 256GB microSD cards, including the super-fast Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card. The new family of high-capacity microSD cards offer something for everyone, whether you wish to add storage to your smartphone or require new medium to store your RAW camera roll.

The 256GB of storage (should your device support said amounts being plugged in) will allow for saving of not only high-quality photos, but also 4K video, high-fidelity music, and more.  [Read More…]

YouTube announces mobile live broadcasting coming ‘soon’ for everyone

Though the likes of Periscope and Facebook Live are the talk of the town right now in mobile live video broadcasting, YouTube is now ready to get into the game. Taking to the YouTube Creator blog, Google has announced that live broadcasts will be coming to the YouTube app “soon” and that it’ll be “more reliable than anything else out there.”

Though YouTube makes the point that its service offered live streaming for events since 2011,  [Read More…]

Google announces update policy for Nexus Devices

Today, as Google rolls out the Stagefright patches, it also announced the new policy for security updates and Android updates.  From here on out, all Nexus devices will receive security patches and updates for the longer of three years from initial availability or 18 months from last sale of the device from the Google Store. Major

LG announces the X power, X max, X style and X mach

Another day, another phone: this time, they’re from LG. Following on the launch of the G5, LG outed their new mid-rangers to compliment their existing options. With all four having the ‘X’ name, they each offer a different set of specs for their respective prices. Each also offers something that is designed to appeal to