Facebook Intros Feature Phone App
Facebook today announced a new application that will allow standard feature phones to access and use select Facebook features, including contact access, status updates and photos. According to Facebook, the application works with some 2,500 different phone models, including those built by manufacturers such as Nokia, Sony Ericsson, LG and others. Facebook said it worked with 14 different operators around the world so that customers in those companies won't be charged data fees to access the Facebook app for the first 90 days it is available. The application is being made available to markets outside the U.S. first. Facebook didn't announce plans to bring the application to feature phones in the U.S., but the app was developed in cooperation with Snaptu, which already provides a social networking application for feature phones from carriers such as AT&T and Verizon Wireless.
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Captures and Plays 4K HDR Video
Apr 16, 2018
Sony today announced the Xperia XZ2 Premium, a high-end Android phone that boasts some of the most advanced imaging features available in a mobile device. The XZ2 Premium has a 5.8-inch 4K HDR display (16:9 aspect ratio) that Sony says is 30% brighter than its previous mobile 4K screen.
Sony's Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact Let You Scan 3D Objects
Aug 31, 2017
Sony today announced the XZ1 and XZ1 Compact smartphones, two metal-clad flagships that pair novel features with classic Sony looks. The phones share nearly all specs and capabilities, with the XZ1 Compact downgrading only a few components due to its smaller size.
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.
Apple Reveals iOS 10 Features
Jun 13, 2016
Apple today showed off iOS 10, what it calls the biggest release of iOS ever for both end users and developers. To start, the platform changes up the lock screen, making it easier to access the camera, notifications, Control Center, and widgets.