We’ve been hearing rumors about new Moto E5 smartphones from Motorola dating back to early 2018. We were only expecting two new phones, but instead got three models for this year: Moto E5, Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5 Play. The new low-end models will have to compete in a crowded market and are the successors to last year’s Moto E4 handsets.
Now I know what you’re thinking. Is Droid Turf really going to report on a Verizon bloat app? Not exactly. A new app from US carrier Verizon has released today, but it won’t come pre-loaded on any carrier devices for now. There’s your sign of relief. Verizon Smart Family looks to be a surprisingly useful app from the carrier that gives parents all control over their kid’s smartphone usage.
LG had kept its LG G7 ThinQ under wraps for a long time until just last week when the company confirmed the flagship smartphone. A new leaked render gives us more detail than ever before by exposing the full front of the unit in a leaked render.
Google is continuing its roll out of updates with Google Chrome version 66, which has been in the developer channel but is now stable in the form of a big update. The new version has under-the-hood improvements like most updates with addition to a few spotlight features users will benefit from.
US carrier T-Mobile announced this week a new ONE Military Plan for those who served. Veterans will be able to take advantage of various discounts on the Magenta carrier moving ahead with nearly 50% off a family plan including taxes and fees being a big one.
Android Auto has been available for a few years now. We don’t hear about the smart platform by Google for automobiles all that often, but this week we have a headline to report.
During its Unpacked 2018 event at MWC 2018, Samsung announced new flagships in Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Executives couldn’t help but to poke fun at Apple and other OEMs for adopting a display notch, though a new patent from the South Korean company shows they’ll consider one after all.
Anker, well-known for producing Android accessories, looks to be joining the crowded smart security camera market. Eufy EverCam is a security camera, the first by Anker, and it is now on Kickstarter to gain awareness and backers.