Category archives for: Cell Phones

Qualcomm Launches The New Snapdragon 768G Mobile Platform For 5G Gaming Phones

Qualcomm has debut a new high-end chip for gaming phones -Snapdragon 768G. The 768G is very similar to the 765G announced late last year, but with improved performance. The 768G has a higher clock speed for its primary core (2.8 GHz vs. 2.4 GHz), 15% more performance from its GPU, and support for Adreno Updateable […]

Google Cracks Down Will Force More Transparent For Android Apps Subscriptions

Google is tightening both its policies and practices regarding Android apps with subscriptions, including those with free trails or introductory offers. Under updated Play Store policies, Google will now require apps to make clearer disclosures up front about how a specific subscription works. Google will also pro-actively send timely emails to users to ensure they […]

Facebook Is Taking On Twitch With New Android App

Facebook has launched Facebook Gaming, a new app for Android that lets users watch and comment on video streams from top gamers. It also has its own “instant games” built in, which are multiplayer. It offers community features around various games, and you can stream your own gameplay using the app. An iOS version is expected soon.

Play Store Now Features Teacher Approved Apps for Kids

Google is updating its Play Store for Android with a new Kids tab, highlighting “‘Teacher approved’ apps that are both enriching and entertaining”. The Kids tab lets you filter by age group. Each “Teacher approved” app has been reviewed by academic experts and teachers and meets Google’s quality standards. A new section on the app’s […]

Verizon Now Selling A Connected Watch For Seniors

Verizon is offering a new wrist-worn connected device for seniors called the Care Smart Watch. The watch includes voice calling and texting features, and can read text messages aloud. The wearer can make calls and send simple text messages, including calling for help in an emergency. It also includes timed reminders, for things like medication, and […]

Apple Adding COVID-19 Test Sites To Its Maps App

Apple is collecting information on COVID-19 testing locations to add to its Maps app. Apple is collecting information such as testing hours, whether a referral or appointment is required, and location type, such as drive-through.

AT&T Offering 3 Months Of FirstNet Service For Nurses And Physicians For No Cost

AT&T is offering three months of free service for nurses and physicians who are new or existing AT&T customers on a FirstNet Mobile – Responder plan. The company is also offering a $200 activation credit when purchasing a new smartphone on a 30-month installment plan. AT&T FirstNet is a portion of AT&T’s network reserved for first responders, […]

T-Mobile Offering Free Quibi To Some Customers

  T-Mobile is offering most customers with two or more voice lines free access to Quibi, the new mobile-only premium video streaming service. Eligible customers get a full year of Quibi free, and can continue receiving free access after that if they opt out of T-Mobile’s free Netflix offer. Quibi is normally $5/month, or $8/month without ads. T-Mobile’s […]

Google Maps Update Makes Finding Delivery And Takeout Easier

Google has updated its Maps app with prominent filter options for restaurants offering Delivery and Takeout, to help people find and support local businesses during the pandemic. The feature is available in the Maps app for both Android and iOS

Samsung Announces New A-Series Phones – Even 5G Models

Samsung has news of new phones coming to the US in its more-affordable A-series, including one launching tomorrow for $110, and a 5G model launching this summer for $500. Galaxy A01: One of Samsung’s most affordable phones at $110. Specs include a 5.7-inch HD display, 13 megapixel main camera, depth camera, 3,000 mAh battery, fast […]

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