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Cricket Wireless is the First U.S. Carrier to Offer Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

April 13, 2015 7:29 PM | MVNO | Samsung | Comments (0)

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Cricket recently launched the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, an elegant 4G LTE smartphone that boasts a large 5" qHD screen, lightning fast quad-core processor, and 'selfie' inspiring 5-megapixel front facing wide-angle camera lens for $179.99, making this premium brand smartphone accessible for almost every budget.

The Grand Prime comes loaded with features and high-end components for the social media aficionado to the small business owner, and almost everyone in between.
  • Grand Prime's 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and wide-angle front-facing 5 megapixel camera turns 'selfies' and 'groupies' into crisp, high definition framers, and videos into full HD keepers
  • The 5" qHD screen, quad-core processor and large 2600 mAh battery means gamers can play faster and media lovers can stream their content longer
  • Android's KitKat 4.4 operating system means enhanced performance and greater productivity
"We are staying on trend and keeping up with what customers want by continuing to expand our lineup of high quality, affordable 4G LTE smartphones," said Janna Ducich, vice president and chief marketing officer, Cricket Wireless. "This is a great device for those looking for a larger screen and premium features without the high price tag." 
 

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Sprint Introduces Sprint Direct 2 You

April 13, 2015 7:25 PM | Sprint Nextel | Comments (0)

 
Sprint today will transform forever the way customers buy or upgrade their mobile phones, tablets and other connected devices with the introduction of Sprint Direct 2 You.

Sprint is bringing an in-store experience to the comfort of a customer’s own home, office or other location they choose with this innovative service that is unlike anything else in wireless today. With Sprint Direct 2 You, a Sprint-trained expert will bring a Sprint mobile device to a customer's location, set it up and transfer all of their content, including contacts, pictures, videos and apps, from their old device to a new one. The experience also includes the Sprint expert performing a tutorial and offering tips to help the customer become familiar with using the new mobile device.

Sprint developed this service based on customer research and insights that clearly indicated the need for a revolutionary service like this one.

This new service is expected to place about 5,000 Sprint Direct 2 You cars in major metropolitan areas by the end of the year to make wireless shopping more convenient.

“With our new Sprint Direct 2 You fleet of cars, it’s as if we are adding 5,000 additional stores,” Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said. “However, these mobile stores will be continuously on the move based on customer demand.”
 

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LG G3 Software Update Benefits

April 13, 2015 7:20 PM | LG | Verizon | Comments (0)

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Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce an operating system update to Android 5.0 Lollipop. This version brings Android beyond smartphones and tablets, allowing access to apps and Android services on other connected screens like TV's, cars and wearables.The new material design offers complex animations and 3-D views, 64-bit ABI support and improved runtime.
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LOCK SCREEN & NOTIFICATIONS
  • With the LG G3 L OS version, Notifications can appear on the Lock Screen based on user settings, with the first 2 Notifications being displayed if so configured.
  • If there are more than 2 Notifications, a numeric indicator will be displayed for the additional Notifications.
  • The LG G3 L OS version allows the user to view up to Notifications and also be able to unlock the device if it is configured with a pattern lock, password etc.
  • Swiping away a Notification while on the Lock Screen will display the next Notification without having to unlock the device.
HIDING NOTIFICATIONS
  • The LG G3 L OS version can be configured via the Settings menu to 'Show all notifications', 'Hide sensitive only' or 'Hide all notifications' so that Notifications on the Lock Screen can be all displayed, selectively displayed or not displayed at all.
  • If you set the device to a secure lock screen setting (e.g., Pattern Lock), the device will offer the Lock Screen Notification options as shown below.
 

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Soundtrack your game with Spotify on PlayStation Music

March 30, 2015 7:47 PM | Services | Comments (0)

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Today, Spotify and Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (SNEI) will launch an exclusive music experience, making it easier than ever for gamers to enjoy their favourite tracks whilst playing their favourite games.

That’s right, the best in music is playing co-op with the best in gaming. So whether you’re diving off Parisian rooftops, battling the evil of Crota or playing Barcelona at the Camp Nou, you’re in charge of the soundtrack.

  • Soundtrack your game. With background listening on PlayStation®4 (PS4™) system, you can soundtrack your gaming sessions with your favourite tracks. You might die a few times at the hands (or claws) of memorably terrifying monsters in the critically-acclaimed action RPG Bloodborne™, so why not do it to the music of your choice? Upbeat pop, thumping hip-hop, soothing classical…with over 30 million tracks, we’ve got you covered either way.
  • On-demand music for everyone. Enjoy all of your favourite tunes on-demand. Pick one of your favourites from Your Music or Browse to find the perfect playlist for every mood and moment. We’ve even got a set of new gaming playlists for you.
  • No need to pause. Spotify Connect lets you skip tracks or turn up the music using your mobile device or tablet, without ever having to interrupt your gaming experience.
  • “Music has always been a big part of gaming,” says Gustav Söderström, Chief Product Officer at Spotify. “I remember playing computer games like Quake and Counter-Strike with my favourite tunes on in the background – taking the experience to a whole new level. With today’s launch, we’re bringing back that magic of gaming with music – all in a beautifully designed and smooth experience that looks great on the big screen.”
 

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LG Launches New Mid-Range Smartphone Series

March 30, 2015 7:35 PM | LG | Comments (0)

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LG Electronics (LG) kicks off the global rollout of its new mid-range smartphone lineup starting in South America to be followed closely by Europe, Asia, Middle East Africa and North America. This premium but affordable series comprised of Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy was first unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in early March where it was noted for bringing sophisticated design, optimized performance and effortless user experience to a broader range of consumers.
 

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Get Great Vines Fast on Your Smartphone

March 19, 2015 9:39 PM | Software | Comments (0)

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When you open Vine, you want to see great Vines, fast.

Now, when you open Vine, you’ll see that posts show up more quickly, even if you have a slower internet connection or if you’re offline, like on the subway or in airplane mode. You can see the difference in this Vine I made. (On the left, you can see a previous version of Vine and on the right, you see the latest version; in both cases, the device is offline.)

There are a few key changes we made to improve speed and make it possible to watch Vines when you don’t have an internet connection:
  • We’ve done a lot of work to make sure the app starts downloading content, including your home feed, your activity notifications and Vines in Explore, before you even open it.
  • We’ve also implemented network caching and introduced a new, smaller video file size that can be downloaded much faster when someone has a slower internet connection.
You can experience these improvements yourself by downloading the most recent version of our iOS app, and similar changes will be coming soon to Android.
 

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Lumia 430 Dual SIM

March 19, 2015 9:34 PM | Microsoft | Comments (0)

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With a price tag of $70, the Lumia 430 Dual SIM becomes the most affordable Lumia to-date, bringing smartphone experiences, the latest apps and signature Microsoft services to many more people, sometimes for the very first time.

Loaded with Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim Update, the Lumia 430 Dual SIM is also the most affordably priced Lumia that can upgrade** to Windows 10 when it becomes available later this year.

It features seamless Skype integration, so keeping in touch with your friends and family has never been easier or more fun. With a tap of a button, you can turn that Skype voice call into a video call, thanks to the front-facing camera.

Microsoft Office comes preloaded, meaning you have Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and Excel spreadsheets at your fingertips whenever you need them, wherever you are.

With up to 30 GB of free*** OneDrive cloud storage, all of your documents and photos can be automatically synced and accessible across other devices if you have them.

Smart Dual SIM means you can assign unique profiles to your SIM cards, and have peace of mind that loved ones can always reach you with the call-forwarding feature.

On board, the Lumia 430 Dual SIM has 8 GB of storage, with the option to upgrade further by popping in a MicroSD of up to 128 GB.

 

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Opera acquires SurfEasy, a North American Online Privacy Company

March 19, 2015 9:29 PM | Software | Comments (0)

Opera Software announced today that it has acquired SurfEasy Inc., a leading Toronto-based company that provides an easy-to-use VPN solution for protecting customers’ online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers.

Do more online, safely and securely
A VPN or “virtual private network” provides an added layer of internet security by encrypting all internet traffic sent to and from your device. A VPN therefore allows people to access the internet freely, without the fear of compromising their sensitive data.

In short, SurfEasy`s solutions secure public Wi-Fi, protect users’ online identities and unlock websites, giving users online freedom to surf the web without restrictions, from anywhere in the world.

“Over the past few years the dialogue and awareness around online privacy issues has increased dramatically. We are all now very aware just how vulnerable our data is to hacking, monitoring and censorship, regardless of the network or device you’re using to access the web,” says Chris Houston, founder and CEO, SurfEasy.

“By teaming up with Opera, a global internet company with over 350 million users, we are able to accelerate our vision to give users access to simple applications that let them take back control of their online privacy and freedom,” he continues.
 

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Access Your Personal Music Collection from OneDrive with the Xbox Music App

March 19, 2015 9:26 PM | Microsoft | Comments (0)

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Starting today, you can now access your personal music collection from OneDrive across your Windows devices with the Xbox Music app for free! Just upload your music files to your new “Music” folder in OneDrive and that music will appear in the Xbox Music apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 as well as on your Xbox 360 and Xbox One. You can even listen to your music from OneDrive on the web too. No Xbox Music Pass required. However, if you do have an Xbox Music Pass (like me!), we’ll give you an extra 100GB of storage on OneDrive for free for all your music.

For me, I have a bunch of music I purchased from various online services over the years. I’ve put all that music on OneDrive and whether I’m at home on my Xbox One, or at work on my XPS 13, or in my car connected via Bluetooth to my Lumia 1520 – I can listen to all this music. You can even create playlists with this music too and they work on all your devices. Because I have an Xbox Music Pass, I’ve even created playlists that combine my music from OneDrive as well as music from my Xbox Music Pass subscription. To the Xbox Music app – it just sees one big happy music collection.
 

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TAG Heuer, Google and Intel Announce Swiss Smartwatch Collaboration

March 19, 2015 9:23 PM | Google | Comments (0)

 

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Intel, TAG Heuer and Google have announced a partnership to launch a Swiss smartwatch powered by Intel technology and Android Wear. The effort signifies a new era of collaboration between Swiss watchmakers and Silicon Valley, bringing together each company’s respective expertise in luxury watchmaking, software and hardware.

“Swiss watchmaking and Silicon Valley is a marriage of technological innovation with watchmaking credibility. Our collaboration provides a rich host of synergies, forming a win-win partnership, and the potential for our three companies is enormous”

The collaboration was made official at Baselworld, during a press conference held on Thursday 19th March at the TAG Heuer booth. Jean-Claude Biver, President of the Watch Division LVMH Group and CEO of TAG Heuer, David Singleton, Director of Engineering for Android Wear, and Michael Bell, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Intel’s New Devices Group, joined each other on stage.

 

Together, these companies will create a product that is both luxurious and seamlessly connected to its wearer’s daily life—a culmination of innovation, creativity and design from Silicon Valley in California and the Watch Valley in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

 

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Sprint Will Reimburse All Your Costs to Switch – Join Sprint’s 56 Million Customers Today

March 16, 2015 9:42 PM | Sprint Nextel | Comments (0)

 
Sprint is taking it up a notch for customers in search of greater-value from their wireless carrier. Beginning today, Sprint is making it easy for U.S. wireless consumers to join Sprint’s 56 million customers by reimbursing all of the costs to switch, including early termination fees and remaining payments on phone installment plans – no matter what is owed.

With this new offer, Sprint is inviting all wireless consumers to discover Sprint and see what tens of millions Sprint customers already know:
  • Sprint offers the Best Value in Wireless with great rate plans including Cut Your Bill in Half and device purchasing options such as iPhone for Life Plan.
  • The Sprint network provides significantly better call quality and faster data speeds in more places than before. According to independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics®, results for second half 2014 show Sprint with the highest net gain in first-place or shared first-place RootScore® and network award wins in Overall Performance, Reliability, Call and Text performance.1
Customers simply need to switch to Sprint and turn in their current phone. Sprint will refund the switching costs within approximately 15 days of successfully completing the online registration and providing a bill that shows the early termination charge or device balance due.
 

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