T-Mobile offers pay-per-day plan Video
T-Mobile offers pay-per-day plan Video Transcript
It's Tuesday, October 18th, 2011. I'm Bridget Carey on CNET.com, and it's time to get loaded. T-Mobile has introduced a service plan for the ultimate commitment phone. If a monthly service is just too much, now you can get a $1 a day plan, and it comes with unlimited text messages and calls cost 10 cents a minute, or you could pay $2 for unlimited talk, text and web at 2G speeds, or throw in another buck at a total of $3 a day to get your first 200 megabytes of data at a faster speed. Of course, this is for people who plan to not use a phone often. This afternoon, Motorola and Verizon will be unveiling the Droid Razr, and although not officially confirmed, leak reports are saying it will be the thinnest LTE 4G phone. And no surprise there, but the Razr name. And it will have a 1.2 gigaHertz processor, 1 gig of RAM, and that would make it double what the iPhone 4S has, and it will be a 4.3-inch display. Keep tuning to CNET for coverage of today's Razr launch. In more Android news, the next flavor of the Android operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich, will be discussed at a press conference tonight in Hong Kong. That's at 10 pm Eastern Time, but you can watch it live stream on Android's YouTube channel. Also being revealed is the hyped Samsung Galaxy Nexus, another 4G LTE Verizon phone that will run on the new Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Some images have already cropped up online ahead of the press release. A Razr and a Galaxy Nexus announced in less than 24 hours, quite a day for Verizon. Microsoft is showing off a wearable touchscreen at a California tech show this week. It's called OmniTouch and could project a touchscreen on any surface even your hand or arm. It uses a laser-based pico projector and a depth-sensing camera, much like the technology in the Microsoft's Connect for XBox 360. Text to speech is coming to all Ford SYNC vehicles model 2010 and newer. The SYNC system only had this feature in 2012 vehicles, but an update today brings the ability to more cars. Using Bluetooth, SYNC will read aloud text messages and drivers can respond with a few pre-programmed phrases. Google Wallet also gets an upgrade today, adding the ability to redeem coupons and earn reward points. So, when waving the Google Wallet phone at a terminal to pay, the store can now send back information to the phone, which right now is only interesting to people who have a Mastercard account and on a Sprint Nexus S phone since that's all it works on, but hey, some early specs say that that new Galaxy Nexus will join the Google Wallet party. Those are your headlines for today. I'm Bridget Carey for CNET.com, and you've just been loaded.
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