LG Envoy II Pops Up On U.S. Cellular's Web Site
U.S. Cellular recently added the LG Envoy II to its selection of basic feature phones. The Envoy II is an update to the Envoy that bumps the camera from 0.3-megapixels to 1.3-megapixels, and adds support for AWS spectrum. The Envoy II also sports dual displays, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, voice commands, text-to-speech and apps such as Accuweather, City ID, and Pacman. The LG Envoy II costs $69.99 with a two-year contract.
Consumer Cellular Adds Alcatel Pop 3 and Others to Lineup
Consumer Cellular recently added four phones to its roster of inexpensive devices, including the Alcatel Pop 3. The Pop 3 (pictured) has a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen, 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with 8 GB of storage, 5-megapixel camera, and FM radio.
U.S. Cellular Debuts LG K8 and Unlimited Plan
U.S. Cellular recently added the LG K8 (2017) to its roster of inexpensive Android smartphones.
Ultimate Ears Adds Google Now and Siri to UE Boom 2 Speaker
Ultimate Ears' high-end Bluetooth speakers now allow Android and iPhone owners to use voice prompts to control their music. Ultimate Ears is rolling out a firmware update for the UE Boom 2 and UE Megaboom that adds Google Now and Siri support.
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.
Google's Speech-to-Text App Gains New Powers
Google recently updated its Text-to-Speech app for Android devices and gave the tool a handful of new features. The app adds support for Bengali, Danish, English, Finnish, Hungarian, Norwegian, and Mandarin.