The mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) market is already a very competitive one, but with the arrival of Tello, the competition is sure to go up a notch. So how will this new mobile carrier be able to manage? Well, it turns out Tello has plenty up its sleeve, starting with a “No Fees, Whatsoever” branding that just might attract throngs of mobile users eager to sign up for even more affordable wireless plan options.
Much has been said about how emoji have appeared to have invaded our world (or the fact that mobile users still can’t get enough of them). Indeed, the use of emoji is so common now that it would be difficult for anyone to read a message or chat conversation that does not contain any emoji.
It is almost a universal truth that parents nowadays worry about their kids spending too much connected to the Internet. Well, it turns out, the inverse may also be true -- children are also expressing some concern especially if they feel their mom and dad is too engaged with the information superhighway.
Two of the biggest names in tech today -- Google and Samsung -- have decided to join forces in order to make Google Play Music the default music player and music service on new smartphones and tablet devices made by the South Korean mobile manufacturer, starting with its latest flagship offerings, the Galaxy S8 and
Cameras on smartphone devices are so good nowadays that consumers now basically use them as their default tool for capturing images wherever they go. But are smartphone cameras already good enough to start being used by professional photographers?
Tumblr is introducing a brand new mobile app called Cabana, which gives its users the ability to facilitate a video chat with their friends and even view videos together in real time. As a product bearing the Tumblr brand name, the app is expected to appeal most to the same demographic (i.e. teenagers and young adults) that frequently make full use of Tumblr’s blogging service.
Like other mobile service providers like Ting Mobile or Tello, US Mobile has a business model that allows its customers to fully customize their wireless plans. In other words, those on US Mobile can get to choose how many minutes of voice calls, number of text messages, and megabytes or gigabytes of data they will prepaying for.
Instagram has just recently revealed that it is debuting a new “collections” feature to its bookmarking tool. What this new functionality basically does is let Instagram users organize the posts they have bookmarked into private collections, which can be accessed more easily and quickly.
It is fair to say that the kids born during the last few years may likely the first ever generation that will grow up surrounded by mobile devices with touchscreens. Apparently, scientists have already started studying how today’s smartphones and tablet devices can have an impact on very young children. And so far, the resulting findings are far from being encouraging.