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OnePlus, a small Chinese upstart, drew big hype after it released the OnePlus One -- a smartphone geek's smartphone. With its follow up device, the OnePlus 2, it looks to take the next step.
The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.
Chinese vendor Alcatel OneTouch wants to redefine the term so it doesn't just refer to premium products like Apple's iPhone.
The Moto X Style will be known as the Pure Edition in the US, and will be sold directly to consumers. The company says both Moto X smartphones will cost much less than other premium devices.
The company will skip bringing its next flagship smartphone through carriers and go after consumers online. It has built a phone designed to work with every US carrier.
The move is part of AT&T's ongoing strategy to eliminate smartphone subsidies among third-party retailers and convince more customers to go the installment route.
The world's largest social network now requires that its contractors pay employees a $15 hourly minimum wage and receive a minimum of 15 paid days off.
The refurbished 1st-gen phone pairs with TextNow's newly updated monthly plans, which start at $18.99 for unlimited everything. You can also get a 1st-gen Moto X for $149.99.
The limited-time promotion comes with catches and is only available to customers who switch from another carrier.