Motorola Launches New Entry Level Phones With Music Playback
Motorola yesterday announced two new handsets in their W-series entry-level line. The W230 and W270 are dual-band GSM (850/1900) handsets that include a standard FM radio, as well as an MP3 music player with a microSD slot for storing songs. Both phones also feature CrystalTalk for clearer phone calls and new features to make texting simpler including starting a new text with a single key press. The W270 is a clamshell style phone that is expected to come to smaller carriers in the US, while the W230 is a bar-style phone less likely to be sold here.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.
TCL Revamps Alcatel Handsets with 5 Series, 3 Series and 1 Series
Jan 9, 2018
TCL Communication today announced three new devices falling under the Alcatel brand. These phones are the first in a range of affordable devices that target different price points.
Facebook Says Android Users Gave It Permission to Collect Data
Mar 26, 2018
Facebook has been called out in recent days for storing, in some cases, years' worth of call logs and text messages from Android handsets. Users discovered the logs in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Apple Watch Series 3 Supports Carriers' One Number Calling and Messaging
Sep 13, 2017
Apple this week announced the Apple Watch Series 3 with an optional cellular radio. The LTE radio makes it possible for the smartwatch to connect to cellular networks on its own, without a nearby iPhone.