Telus Launches World's First Fastap Phone
Nov 30, 2004, 10:20 AM by (staff)
Canadian carrier Telus Mobility today announced the exclusive availability of the Fastap LG 6190, the world's first mobile phone with Fastap™ keypad technology from Digit Wireless. Fastap integrates text keys around a standard numeric phone keypad, making it faster and easier to send text and e-mail messages, and enter other data. The 6190 is a clamshell-style phone that also includes a VGA camera and integrated speakerphone.
RingPlus To Offer Free Phone Service
RingPlus today announced a new mobile phone service plan that is ad-supported, but completely free to the customer. The ads take the form of ringback tones, which RingPlus customers hear on outbound voice calls, after dialing but before the other party picks up.
Microsoft Announces the Nokia 215
Microsoft today revealed the Nokia 215, a $29 feature phone meant to help more people get online for the first time. The bar-style phone has a 2.4-inch screen and a numeric keypad.
AT&T Resurrects the 'Cingular' Brand for Flip Phone
AT&T recently added the Cingular Flip to its lineup of inexpensive feature phones. The phone is made by TeleEpoch and bears the model number M3620, but AT&T named it the Cingular Flip to give it some visibility.
Microsoft's 'Send' App is More Messaging than Email
Microsoft today released a new email application called Send. The idea behind Send, developed by Microsoft Garage, is to let people send quick messages to one another while still harnessing the power of corporate email.
LG Terra, Flip World Phone, Lands On Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless recently added the LG Terra to its lineup of basic feature phones. The Terra is a flip phone that runs a simple operating system with features such as text-to-speech for listening to text messages and photo ID for identifying incoming calls.
Thanks for the coverage
I can't wait to get a phone with fasttap myself.