Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Verizon will release the DROID Turbo by Motorola on October 30th. This 5.2 inch 1440p Quad HD display device has a 21 megapixel rear-facing camera that can capture 4K video at 24fps and 1080p at 30fps. The 2 megapixel camera can also capture 1080p HD video. The Turbo is powered by a 2.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and the Android 4.4.4 Kitkat OS. The 3900 mAh battery should be plenty of power for a day and some of usage. The 32GB model will be available in Metallic Black, Metallic Red, and Black Ballistic Nylon. The 64GB model will be available in Black Ballistic Nylon. For more specifications on the DROID Turbo by Motorola or plan pricing head over to Verizon.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon will release the Nexus 6. This smartphone will be powered by a 2.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor and Android 5 Lollipop OS. The 13MP rear-facing camera will shoot 1080 video and there is a 2MP front-facing camera. The 5.96 inch AMOLED Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display will let you view all your media. With a 3220 mAh battery that should be plenty of battery for a full day of multi-media use. If the need arises the Motorola Turbo Charger will give this device 6 additional hours of battery life on a 15 minute charge. This smartphone will be available in Midnight Blue and Cloud White. AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon have not announced availability or pricing yet. This device should be available for the holidays. For more specifications on the Nexus 6 go to Motorola.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
AT&T has not set a definite date but said the HTC DesireEYE will be available for the holidays. The HTC DesireEYE has a 13MP front and rear-facing camera. This smartphone is geared for the person who loves taking selfies. This device has a 5.2 inch HD display. The DesireEYE is powered by a 2.3GHz Quad-core processor and Android 4.4 KitKat OS. The battery is only 2400mAh but this should last for a day of selfie taking. For more details and when the HTC DesireEYE will be released go to AT&T.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
If you have smartphones laying around and don't know what to do with them, you can help the environment and get an Amazon Gift Card. Here is a link to Amazon with more details to trade-in your old smartphone for an Amazon Gift Card: amazontrade-in (aff)
Virgin Mobile has adjusted their unlimited plans. For $20 a month customers only have Wi-Fi access for data and get 300 minutes of talk and unlimited text. For $35 a month customers get unlimited data (250MB at 3G/4G speeds), talk and text. Another option for $35 a month is unlimited data (2.5GB at 3G/4G speeds), unlimited text and 300 minutes of talk time. For $45 a month customers get unlimited data (1GB at 3G/4G speeds), and unlimited talk and text. Customers also get unlimited international texts and 100 international talk minutes. For $55 a month customers get everything from the $45 a month plan plus an extra 2GB of 3G/4G data. For more details on these plans go to Virgin Mobile.
Friday, October 3, 2014
T-Mobile will release the Lumia 530 on October 15th for $79.20. This smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor and will have the Windows Phone 8.1 OS. This device will also have Cortana personal assistant. There is a 4 inch LCD display for seeing the pictures taken with the 5 megapixel camera. The 1430 mAh battery should be good for a day of use. For more details on the Lumia 530 go to T-Mobile.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
This month the ALCATEL C1 will be offered by AT&T GoPhone. This pre-paid phone will be powered with a 1.0 GHz dual-core processor and a Android 4.2 JellyBean OS. This phone has a 2MP camera with a 3.5 inch HVGA Touchscreen. The 1400mAh battery should be enough for a day of talking. The ALCATEL C1 will cost $59.99 and be available at national retailers this month. For more details go to AT&T.
Beginning today Verizon Wireless is doubling the data for customers on the MORE Everything plans at no extra cost. Customers who have 12GB, 16GB, 20GB, 30GB, 40GB, or 50GB of data will now get 15GB, 30GB, 40GB, 60GB, 80GB, or 100GB of data, respectively. Customers will have to act before October 31st to get MORE data. For more details go to a local Verizon store or Verizon online.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Today new and existing customers on the Family Share Plan or Business Share Plan from Sprint can get Double the Data. This is only available on the higher tier data plans, but there is no extra cost to the customers. Customers on the Family Share Plans with 32GB, 40GB, or 60GB will now get 60GB, 80GB, or 120GB of data, respectively. Customers on the Business Share Plans with 40GB, 60GB, 80GB, or 100GB will now get 80GB, 120GB, 160GB, or 200GB of data, respectively. Go to Sprint or a local Sprint store for more details.