Nokia to Offer Consumers Safety Suite
Today Nokia announced a new partnership with Securitas, and plans to offer a suite of safety and security products for consumers. To start, four new services will be available, and all of them make use of location/GPS information. The first, Assist, lets users connect to Securitas' alarm central and provides information about who is connected. The second, Find, provides your friends' current position. The third, Zone, delivers an SMS if someone leaves or comes into a predefined area. Fourth, Friends, gives an overview of where all your friends are located. The four are packaged as Safe-2-Go and will become available in the first half of 2009. Nokia did not offer pricing information.
HTC 10 Re-Focuses On the Camera and BoomSound
Apr 12, 2016
HTC today announced the 10, its flagship handset for 2016. This Android phone carries forward an aluminum design, for which HTC has become known, and makes big improvements to the camera, software, and other core features.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Offer Refined Hardware, Improved Camera, AR Emoji
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.
Facebook Messenger Brings SMS Back to Android App
Jun 14, 2016
Facebook today said Facebook Messenger users will once again be able to send SMS messages — as long as they're running Android. Essentially, Android users can set Messenger as the default SMS app, which will route all SMS messages and conversations through Messenger rather than any other SMS apps that may be installed on the device.
Samsung Connect Tag Lets You Track Your Stuff
Oct 16, 2017
Samsung today announced the Connect Tag, a wireless fob that you can attach to just about anything to monitor its location. Samsung envisions the Connect Tag will work best on kids' backpacks, car keys, dog collars, or even tossed inside cars.