T-Mobile Launches the Tap Touch Phone
Today T-Mobile made the Tap touch phone available for sale. The Tap is a monoblock-style device with a large touch screen and touch user interface. The Tap has quad-band GSM/EDGE radios and supports T-Mobile's 1700MHz UMTS/HSDPA 3G network. The Tap, which was made by Huawei, includes a 2 megapixel camera with video capture, music player, GPS, FM radio, and stereo Bluetooth. It supports microSD cards up to 8GB. The Tap can access T-Mobile's web2go services and also supports most messaging applications such as SMS/MMS and email. The Tap costs $80 after rebates with new agreement.
Google's Now On Tap Adds QR Scanning to Camera, Instant Translations
Google today announced an update to its Now On Tap search tool that adds several compelling new functions. First, a long press of the home button will allow people to scan any QR code or barcode when using the camera.
Google Calendar, Sheets, Now On Tap Gain New Tools
Google has updated a slew of its mobile apps this week, adding new features to Google Calendar, Sheets, and Now On Tap for Android devices. To start, Google Calendar made it easy to see when you're free when scheduling a new event.
Google Keep Gains New Powers On Android Smartwatches
Google today expanded the capabilities of its Keep note-taking application thanks to improved integration with Android Wear. Owners of Android Wear smartwatches can use voice prompts to open Keep, browse existing notes in Keep, or dictate new notes in Keep.
Instagram Powers Up Live Replays
Instagram today made it possible for people to share their live broadcasts through the Stories tool for up to 24 hours. Once users conclude a live broadcast, they can tap a new "share" button to add a replay of the the live broadcast to their Stories.
Nothing Like Android
You guys in that first thread are funny. This looks nothing like Android.
Try reading the thread further. You missed what they were saying
What a Joke
This is kind of crazy to me. But I guess for $80 its targeting the cheap'ees anyways and they wont know any difference or even care. So I guess it may work.
I can see it now, someone bragging on this phone and then I show them that Sprint had this phone a long time ago.
If you like the Android interface, you may like this phone as well.
Tap Touch for TMobile Tards!
I can figure the poor kid who asks for an iPhone or MyTouch and has to open this POS christmas morning. "Huawei?" There's a quality brand right there. Maybe if you're lucky you can impale whatever dolt bought you this phone with it and it won't break apart immediately (don't count on it.)
This is just your average dumbphone- only it's not even to the level of dumb-phones we've seen from LG and Samsung by the fact that it doesn't even possess any justificiation for its (likely fiddly and unresponsive) touch screen such as a decent web browser, media playback, gaming, etc.
Also, for the people thinking this has anything to do with Android, um, NO.