Siemens Intros New Walkie-Talkie Phone
Aug 19, 2004, 9:13 AM by (staff)
Siemens yesterday revealed the CX70, a new phone with walkie-talkie capability, called "Push and Talk" (PaT) by Siemens. The CX70 is fully compatible with industry-standard PoC (Push-To-Talk over Cellular) systems from multiple vendors. The CX70 is based on the previously-announced CX65, a tri-band GSM phone sporting a large color display and VGA camera. The company also stated that all of its mid-range phones will be PaT-capable from 2005 forward.
Motorola Announces Moto Mods Finalists
Motorola today highlighted a dozen developers whose ideas have been accepted as potential Moto Mods. Motorola has been working with developers for several months to bring more Mods to the modular ecosystem compatible with its Z-branded smartphones.
Kyocera Torque XT Now On Sale at Sprint Stores
Sprint and Kyocera today announced the Torque XT, a minor update to the original Torque. The two updates include compatibility with Sprint's Direct Connect walkie-talkie service, and the improvement on onboard storage to 20GB.
Verizon Now Selling the Kyocera DuraForce Pro
Verizon Wireless has added the Kyocera DuraForce Pro to its lineup of rugged handsets. The phone is available to Verizon customers starting Jan.
Verizon Adding PTT to Select Phones Via New App
Verizon Wireless is offering a handful of its handsets the ability to include push-to-talk, walkie-talkie features. The service, called Push To Talk Plus, is available to smartphones including the Motorola Droid Maxx, Samsung Galaxy S5, and Casio G'zOne Commando beginning today.
YotaPhone Planning Cheaper YotaPhone 2c
YotaPhone is planning a cheaper version of its YotaPhone 2 dual-screen phone that will be called the YotaPhone 2c, according to Matthew Kelly, YotaPhone's Managing Director for Americas. In order to reach a lower price point, the new model will bring some specs down to typical mid-range level, including the front color display.