Blackberry “Mercury” Goes Official as the KEYone for the Physical Keyboard Lovers

In a couple of hours (10AM Pacific), Blackberry Mobile will make their new phone, the KEYone, official at Mobile World Congress. You may remember this phone from CES as the “Mercury,” the throwback-style keyboarded Blackberry that also runs Android.

The phone, with its entire specs list and feature set, was posted to Blackberry Mobile’s site hours ago, which was hours before the phone was actually announced. Because of that, well, we have all of the details for you now.  (more…)

DROID Turbo 2 Gets Its Android Nougat Update

After a few days worth of soak tests, Verizon and Motorola started pushing the update to Android Nougat to the DROID Turbo 2. The update is arriving as software version 25.11.10.

The update sure appears to be live for just about everyone, as our inbox filled up nicely yesterday afternoon with emails from excited Turbo 2 owners. To check, head into Settings>About>System updates.  (more…)

US Cellular Makes Unlimited Data Official With New Total Plans

A couple of days ago, we told you in an exclusive report that US Cellular would be introducing their own unlimited data plans come Friday. Well, it’s Friday and US Cellular has made them official as the Total Plans with no hidden fees.

You can see the full details below or in our initial report, but the basics are this. For $60 per month (with auto pay), you can get into a single line that includes unlimited data, talk, and text. You can add additional lines and get discounts on those lines as you add more. For example, a 2-line unlimited account would cost $115, while a 3-line account would be $160. There are also 2GB and 6GB plans, but the big focus will be on unlimited.  (more…)