Verizon Expands TravelPass to 54 More Countries
Verizon Wireless today said its customers now have access to daily wireless service in 54 additional countries abroad. TravelPass costs $10 per day and allows people to make calls, send texts, and use high-speed data. People are only charged on days they actually use their phone. Some of the new countries include Qatar, Morocco, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Kenya. TravelPass is now available in 185 countries around the world, representing 99% of the destinations to which Verizon's customers travel. Verizon also expanded its International Monthly Plan to 33 new countries. This plan for those who need to use mobile devices only occasionally when traveling.
Feb 15, 2018
Google's Project Fi today expanded the number of countries in which subscribers can roam. Project Fi was already available in 135 countries, and now subscribers can visit any of 170 countries and access their Project Fi service.
Oct 16, 2017
Huawei today announced the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, the Chinese company's flagship smartphones heading into the end of the year. The Mate 10 (left) and Mate 10 Pro (right) are high-end devices with curved glass panels front and back, and a metal frame in between.
Oct 15, 2018
Palm, a California company that purchased the rights to the Palm brand from TCL, today launched a new device it calls an ultra-mobile product that "syncs with your smartphone to keep you connected but not consumed." The idea is to allow people to access their vital apps when needed, but keep them from staring at their screen all day — particularly when they are out and about. The device is tiny and features an aluminum chassis with Gorilla Glass panels front and back.
Feb 25, 2018
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S9 and S9+ phones, updates to last year's S8 models. The devices bear a striking resemblance to their predecessors and make only modest changes to the hardware.