Facebook has started rolling out the five new emotional 'reactions" that will supplement its traditional "Like" button for news post comments. The "Love", "Haha", "Wow", "Sad" and "Angry" option will be available to both mobile and desktop Facebook users when they hold down or hover over the "Like" button.
Rap star Drake stars in the first of two Super Bowl 50 commercials from T-Mobile. The carrier has released the ad early, with Drake making some changes to his song "Hotline Bling" based on comments from other wireless providers.
T-Mobile will air two 30-second commercials during Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7. The carrier has already posted a teaser that takes a look back at previous classic Super Bowl ads, including Apple's 1984 commercial, Volkswagen's Darth Vader ad and more.
BlackBerry has launched a special winter sale, allowing people who buy the BlackBerry Passport, Passport Silver Edition or the BlackBerry Priv to get a free accessory bundle worth up to $99. The Passport also has a price cut of $20 during the sale, along with a $30 price cut for the Passport Silver Edition.
T-Mobile has added four more content providers to its Binge One video streaming program, including Amazon Video, Fox News, Univision NOW and WWE Network It has also made it easier to turn it off or on via new dialer codes.
Facebook will begin rolling out five more emojis that are designed to complement the social network's famous "Like" button to all of its users worldwide sometime in the next few weeks. Facebook has been quietly testing these new buttons in select markets over the past few months.
T-Mobile has revealed the pricing for its version of the BlackBerry Priv, which will go on sale on January 26. The carrier will offer the Android-based smartphone for $719.99 up front, or for $0 down and $30 a month for 24 months. There's also the option of paying $34 a month for 18 months under the carrier's JUMP! On Demand program.
BlackBerry has issued a statement standing by the security features of its smartphones after reports have surfaced of a Dutch forensic unit that claims to have decrypted messages found on BlackBerry devices. The company said it was unaware of the method that was used and added that its phones "remain as secure and private as they have always been."
Amazon is celebrating the two Golden Goble wins for its original Amazon Prime series Mozart in the Jungle by offering the service for just $73 a year from Friday, Jan. 15 to Sunday, Jan. 17. Both seasons of the show will also be available for free streaming for anyone to watch this weekend.
T-Mobile has added 14 more video services to its Binge On program, which allows users to stream video on those services without affecting their data plan. T-Mobile CEO John Legere is also defending Binge On from reports that it throttles videos, stating it " does not permanently slow down data nor remove customer control."
Facebook Messenger is currently being accessed by 800 million monthly users, according to a news post from the company. It also offers some hints as to what new features and trends it might add to the service in 2016.
During a CES 2016 presentation, BlackBerry executive Ron Louks stated that news on the upcoming Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for BlackBerry Priv will be revealed sometime later in the first quarter of 2016.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed during a presentation at CES 2016 that the Android-based BlackBerry Priv would soon be offered by Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, following AT&T's 60-day exclusive for the smartphone.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings revealed during his CES 2016 keynote speech that the streaming video service has gone live today in 130 new countries, including India, Russia and South Korea. He also said that the company is working to expand to China in the near future.
A new report, citing a leaked internal document from AT&T, states that the wireless carrier will officially no longer offer two-year contract plans for any of its smartphones starting on January 8. New and existing customers will have to pay for the full price of the phones up front or via AT&T Next installment plans.
TuneIn has signed a deal with the National Hockey League that will give users of the streaming radio service access to 1,230 regular season game broadcasts starting on January 1, along with all the NHL playoff games, including the Stanley Cup Finals.