Posts tagged as: GreatCall

Best Buy Acquires Maker Of Jitterbug Phones For $800 Million

Best Buy¬†has agreed to acquire GreatCall, the parent company of Jitterbug, for $800 million. Best Buy says the two companies have had a retail relationship for a decade, with Jitterbug phones available at many Best Buy locations. Jitterbug phones are targeted at seniors and are easy to use. In addition to the Jitterbug devices, GreatCall […]

New Big-Screen Jitterbug Smart Is Here!

GreatCall has released the Jitterbug Smart, a new smartphone made by Alcatel. It replaces the Jitterbug Touch3 by Samsung. The new Jitterbug Smart runs Android, but has a custom interface that makes it easier to use with simple list menus, and larger icons and text for older users. Its specs include a large 5.5-inch HD […]

GreatCall Launches the Touch3 Aimed at Seniors

GreatCall recently announced the Samsung Touch3, an Android smartphone designed specifically for senior citizens and older users. The Touch3’s major selling point is the user interface, which has been stripped down to the bare essentials in order to make it easier to use. Select apps, such as the phone, messaging, camera, and help are front […]

GreatCall Launches the Jitterbug 5

GreatCall today announced the Jitterbug 5, its latest senior-friendly handset. The Jitterbug 5 is a traditional flip phone, but it has access to GreatCall’s health and wellness services, such as 5Star, medication reminders, brain games, urgent care, and check-in calls. The device has a 1.3-inch external screen that displays a clock and notifications, and a […]

GreatCall Puts Services Together In One $25 Bundle

GreatCall has announced a new series of GoPlans, a monthly service that bundles together most of GreatCall’s individual health and wellness services into a single offering. The GoPlan includes GreatCall’s 5Star service, which powers mobile medical alerts and quick access to emergency services; Urgent Care, which provides round-the-clock access to medical professionals; and Medication Reminders, […]

Jitterbug Launches the Touch 2

Jitterbug recently released the Touch 2, a new touch-based phone that targets its older users who might want something more capable than a feature phone. The device has a 4-inch screen with 800 x 480 pixels, 1.5GHz processor, 5-megapixel camera, and 4GB of storage. It does away with the slide-out QWERTY keyboard found on last […]

Jitterbug J Makes Cell Phones Easy

GreatCall has announced the national availability of its new Jitterbug J cell phone and expanded rate plans. The Jitterbug J cell phone is GreatCall’s next generation device that supports the option of expanded easy-to-use services. The new Jitterbug J also offers new more affordable rate plans as well as the company’s 24/7 U.S. based customer […]

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