U.S. Cellular Lands the LG Freedom
U.S. Cellular recently added the LG Freedom to its ranks. The Freedom is a variant of the Rumor Reflex, which is sold by Sprint. The Freedom offers a 3.0-inch WQVGA touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard, 2-megapixel camera and camcorder, GPS, and MicroSD card slot supporting up to 32GB of memory. It costs $29.99.
Review: Jaybird Freedom Bluetooth Headphones
Jaybird's Freedom headphones demonstrate that it is possible to have good sound, comfortable fit, and plenty of style in a set of Bluetooth buds. These wireless earbuds are more expensive than competing models, but in this case you get more than what you pay for.
Samsung Reveals Price Points for Gear Sport Watch and Icon X Headphones
Samsung today said its Gear Sport smartwatch and Icon X 2018 headphones will be available for pre-order starting October 13, with general retail availability to follow October 27. The Gear Sport, a fitness-focused smartwatch that runs Samsung's Tizen platform, costs $299.99.
Consumer Cellular Picks Up the ZTE Avid 916 and Moto G5 Plus
Consumer Cellular recently added the ZTE Avid 916 and Motorola Moto G5 Plus to its roster of Android-based smartphones. The Avid 916 (pictured), a variant of the ZTE Grand / Champ, includes a 5.5-inch 720p display, 1.3 GHz Snapdragon 210 processor, and 8 GB of internal storage.
T-Mobile Adds 11 More Music Services to Music Freedom
T-Mobile today added 11 new music streaming services to its Music Freedom program. The new services include Aud.io, Dash Radio, DatPiff, Jango, KCRW Music, Noon Pacific, Radio Danz, SomaFM Ambient, Spinrilla, StreamOn, and TuneIn Premium, which push the total number of supported services to 44.
Sprint Adds High-Quality Video Option to Unlimited Plan
Sprint today moved to appease its video-loving customers with an add-on that provides unlimited HD video streaming. The Unlimited Freedom Premium plan costs $80 per month for a single line or $140 for two lines and includes 1080p HD high-quality video, music streaming at 1.5Mbps, and gaming at up to 8Mbps.