Redbox Instant launched on iOS and Android around a year ago and now the mobile version of Redbox Instant by Verizon is available on the Windows Phone Store. The new app has movie streaming and maps to Redbox kiosks nearby. The new Redbox Windows Phone app also has Live Tile support. If you have a Windows Phone device that is outside of the Nokia Lumia range, you will not be able to access the Redbox Windows Phone app yet as you would have to wait until January for the general availability release.
[Source: Nokia, Windows Phone]
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The big four telecommunications companies in the U.S. are in a race to see who can get and retain the most subscribers. Each of them have launched various plans that may or may not require a contract. Now Verizon is offering a $5 daily data plan for tablets and other connected devices. This plan serves up to 300MB of data.
Verizon Wireless has started to sell the HTC One Max. Verizon launched the availability of the One Max on Thursday for $299.99 with a two-year contract or the $25.22 per month on Verizon Edge. Sprint is selling the phone for $249.99 with a contract with an additional $100 off for customers that bring in their older phones.
The four largest wireless carriers in the U.S. have rejected the idea of Samsung’s kill switch plans, according to The New York Times. The anti-theft kill switch would have given an Android smartphone or tablet user the ability to quickly “brick” their device if it was stolen.
Motorola has announced today that Android KitKat (version 4.4) will be made available for Moto X phones that are on the Verizon Wireless Network today. The Moto X will get the Android KitKat on other carriers and countries soon.
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Verizon has dropped the price of the Motorola Moto X smartphone in half after purchasing it through the Motorola Moto Maker website. The price used to be $100 with a two-year contract.
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