FreedomPop Intros $19 iPhone Plan
FreedomPop today announced a new calling plan that targets owners of the Apple iPhone. Owners of the iPhone 6 or 6s who activate their phone with FreeomPop will receive 500MB of data, 500 texts, and 500 voice minutes each month for free. As a bonus for signing up, new iPhone customers will also receive 5GB of free data to get started. iPhone customers may choose to upgrade to the new $19 service plan that improves the offering to unlimited talk and text and 1GB of data. FreedomPop is offering new iPhone plan customers the first month for free. The company plans to sell the Apple iPhone 6s in October through its own financing plan. In addition to the iPhone-only plan, FreedomPop also announced an expansion to the U.K. FreedomPop U.K. users will get 200 minutes, 200 texts, and 200MB of data free for as long as they remain customers. Last, FreedomPop will award users in the U.S. and the U.K. with unlimited data if they take surveys, download coupons, or engage in other such activities. FreedomPop is an MVNO that resells access to Sprint's network (in the U.S.), though its calling and texting services also function over WiFi.
Review: Otterbox Universe and Olloclip 4-in-1
Olloclip's 4-in-1 lens is one of the first few accessories to work with Otterbox's new Universe modular case system. The case provides rugged protection, while the lenses let you be more creative with your Apple iPhone's camera.
Facebook Testing Video Services
Facebook today said it is looking to increase the number of ways people can consume video on its platform. The company is testing a revised version of its suggested videos function on the iPhone, which purports to ease the discovery process for related strings of videos.
Skype Refreshes iPhone and iPad Apps for iOS 9
Skype has released updates to its iPhone and iPad mobile applications, adding support for iOS 9 to each. Both apps gain the ability to reply to Skype messages from the lock screen notification.
Facebook Expands Live Video to All US iPhone Owners
Facebook today increased the set of people able to make use of its live video feature to all iPhone owners in the U.S. Facebook first tested the service with celebrities and public figures before expanding to a small set of iPhone users back in December.
Apple Extends iPhone Upgrade Program to Online Sales
Apple is now offering consumers the option to select its iPhone Upgrade Program when purchasing an iPhone via the Apple web site. Apple first rolled out the program last year with the debut of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
Apple iPhone 6
4.7" display 750 x 1334 pixels
Apple A8 processor 1 GB RAM
1,810 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm), NFC, Fingerprint Reader