Samsung Shows Off Beat DJ, Omnia HD and Ultra Touch
Samsung showed off its newest handets today at Mobile World Congress. The Ultra Touch was announced last week, but the OmniaHD and Beat haven't been officially seen before.
- Omnia i8910: This Symbian S60 5th Edition-based phone runs the newest version of TouchWiz and has a stunning 3.7-inch AMOLED display. The OmniaHD can play DivX videos from the phone directly on their TVs. It will come with either 8GB or 16GB of internal memory and supports microSD cards up to 32GB. It also has an 8 megapixel camera, support for HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, and features such as geo-tagging and widgets.
- Beat DJ M7600: This music-focused phone has a full touch user interface and an a unique DJ spinning tool to "scratch" your music as it is played back. It also has music applications with music filters and DJ mix recording.
Panasonic Gives Your Phone an Upgrade on Your Next Flight
Panasonic's latest seatback systems for planes are more phone-oriented than ever, providing a dedicated spot for your phone, Qi wireless charging, USB 3.0 SuperSpeed for charging and media, and even an HDMI input. The multiple USB ports can not only charge your phone but also let you access your videos, photos, and music on the seat's 13-inch full-HD touch screen, which is actually based on an Android tablet.
G4 Beat Is a Less Expensive Variant of LG's Flagship
LG today announced the G4 Beat, a budget-minded version of the G4. The G4 Beat retains the G4's general size and appearance, but dials back the specs in order to drop the price tag.
Vine Adds Music to Video Loops
Vine has updated its Android and iOS apps with a new feature allowing users to easily attach music to their videos. A function called Snap to Beat makes it easy to create what Vine refers to as perfect loops, or soundtracks that loop seamlessly with no breaks.
Cricket Wireless to Sell Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3
Cricket Wireless today announced that it will offer the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 beginning Nov. 6.