AT&T's LTE Network Expands to More Towns
AT&T today announced the availability of its LTE 4G network in a handful of smaller towns scattered around the country. Some of the new markets include Talladega-Sylacauga, Ala.; Michigan City and La Porte, Ind.; Albert Lea, Minn.; West Plains, Mo.; Pinehurst and Southern Pines, N.C.; Grand Forks, N.D.; Steubenville, Ohio; and Weirton, W.Va. AT&T also expanded the reach of its LTE network in existing markets, including Hanford, Porterville, and Visalia, Calif.; and Plainview, Texas. According to AT&T, its LTE network now covers 280 million Americans, which is up by 10 million since the end of 2013. It will cover 300 million by the middle of the year.
Snapdragon 845 Boasts Advanced Imaging Tools and AI Smarts
Dec 6, 2017
Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 845 mobile platform, its flagship system-on-a-chip for 2018. Qualcomm expects the module to form the core of next year's top smartphones, which it will endow with multimedia smarts for both audio and video.
ZTE Brings Dual-Camera Grand X Max 2 to Cricket
May 20, 2016
ZTE today announced the Grand X Max 2 for Cricket Wireless, an inexpensive handset that includes two rear cameras. The phone boasts a 6-inch full HD display protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
All Twitter Users Gain Access to 280-Character Tweets
Nov 7, 2017
Twitter today made it possible for all users of the platform to compose and publish tweets as long as 280 characters. Since its 2006 launch, Twitter has limited posts to 140 characters, though over the years it has made it possible to add content such as links, photos, and hashtags without chewing up the character count.
ZTE Debuts Grand X 4 for Cricket
Nov 16, 2016
ZTE today announced the Grand X 4, a $130 phablet, for Cricket Wireless. The device features a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen, Snapdragon 412 processor, 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of storage.