Weekly Recap
Carrier News

The Cricket Wireless $50 plan now includes more data than before

November 1, 2016 Droid Turf

The wireless carrier industry in the U.S. has been monopolized for years by just a few large carriers. Most consumers sign up with one of the three, but with the advent of cheaper smartphones and bring your own device plans, more are turning to less costly Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) such as Cricket Wireless in order to meet their needs.

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General News

LG gives up on modular phones

October 24, 2016 Droid Turf

The smartphone industry is full of creative ideas. As smartphones become more of a commodity, companies have to have something that makes their product stand out in a crowded market. In the past few years modular phones started to gain some traction and it seemed as though modular devices were going to be the next big thing. However not all innovative ideas work out.

Gadgets

Google introduces Daydream View, a headset and controller for the Daydream virtual reality platform

October 7, 2016 Droid Turf

Google first introduced its virtual reality platform, titled ‘Daydream’, at the I/O developers conference in May this year. Daydream will bring high quality virtual reality content to “Daydream-ready” mobile devices. The Pixel smartphones are the first of such devices. During the October 4th press event, Google revealed Daydream View, a Daydream compatible headset that comes with a controller. 

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Google hits a major milestone in schools, 20 million students now use Chromebooks

October 7, 2016 Doug Demagistris

When it comes to the classroom, nobody can take on Google. The tech giant announced just this week that it has hit a major milestone with Chromebooks and its Google Classroom suite of apps for educational use. A whopping 20 million Chromebooks are now being used in schools throughout the globe, and 20 million are using Google Classroom.

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