LG Announces the KM900 Arena
After putting up a teaser web site over the weekend, LG has officially announced the KM900 handset. The KM900's stand-out features include its new user interface, dubbed 3D S-Class by LG. The user interface was designed to be a more intuitive way to interact with the phone. 3D S-Class features a touch-controlled, cube-based layout with four customizable home screens to find the phone's apps and features. LG says, "the 3D graphics give S-Class a life-like look that makes it natural and easy to navigate." Other specs include Dolby and Divx audio technologies, HSDPA 7.2Mbps, Wi-Fi, and aGPS. More details will be provided during Mobile World Congress.
Review: LG V10 for AT&T
The V10 from LG includes a secondary display and advanced camera features. This massive Android smartphone is a flagship-class device thanks to good specs, solid build quality, and decent all-around performance.
Samsung's Bixby Voice User Interface Not Ready for Galaxy S8 Debut
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will not ship with the Bixby Voice user interface when the devices first go on sale, according to Samsung. "Key features of Bixby, including Vision, Home and Reminder, will be available with the global launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 on April 21.
Google Debuts Fitness Class Search and Booking Service
Google's new Reserve with Google service makes it possible to find, book, and pay for fitness classes pretty much anywhere in the U.S. Reserve with Google is available to mobile and desktop devices and works together with Google Maps and Google Search to find fitness studios, classes, ratings, rates, and more.
AT&T Reveals the LG Escape 2
AT&T's web site recently provided details about an unannounced handset from LG called the Escape 2. The Escape 2 has specs similar to the LG Spirit, which was announced earlier this year.
Consumer Cellular Launches Doro 824 Smartphone
Consumer Cellular today announced the Doro 824 SmartEasy handset, an Android phone that features a user interface simplified for senior users. The 824 is based on Android 5.1, but trades in the typical home screen experience for an action-based menu for sending messages, making calls, browsing the web, and so on.