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This is Alcatel OneTouch’s $149 smartwatch (video)

The Alcatel OneTouch WATCH is a $150 smartwatch with a round face, a rather attractive design, and support for custom watch faces, smartphone notifications, and a handful of apps. It’s expected to go on sale in March, when you’ll be able to buy the watch from Alcatel OneTouch’s new online store, which launches today as […]

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Alcatel OneTouch smartwatches launch this quarter for under $150

The Alcatel OneTouch WATCH line of smartwatches are set to hit the streets in the first quarter of 2015, and they’re expected to have starting prices of under $150. That would make these devices relatively affordable when compared with other smartwatches… especially models with round watch faces. Alcatel OneTouch smartwatches have round 1.2 inch color […]

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Alcatel OneTouch promises to deliver “affordable” smartwatch

Alcatel OneTouch is bringing a new line of smartwatches to the Consumer Electronics Show, featuring a round watch face, support for a range of bands, and an “affordable” price tag. Update: The company has officially unveiled the new line of smartwatches, which will sell for around $150 and up. While the company hasn’t actually said […]

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Alcatal OneTouch PIXI smartphones runs Android, Windows, or Firefox OS

Alcatel OneTouch is launching a new line of smartphones that will come in a range of screen sizes and offer a choice of 3 operating systems: the Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3 will support Android, Windows, or Firefox OS. Update: Not surprisingly, Alcatel OneTouch doesn’t plan to let you load your choice of operating systems on the […]

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Alcatel OneTouch launches $250 6 inch, LTE phone for Straight Talk

Alcatel Onetouch is launching two new smartphones in the US, where they’ll be available exclusively through Walmart and/or wireless carrier Straight Talk/Tracfone. The Alcatel Onetouch Pop Star LTE is a $150 phone with a 4 inch, WVGA display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, and a $150 price tag which is only really interesting because it’s […]

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Alcatel OneTouch smartphone accessories include a $130 smartwatch and a laptop dock

In addition to launching new smartphones and tablets this week, Alcatel OneTouch is unveiling some new smartphone accessories including an inexpensive smartwatch. Engadget reports the watch will sell for just  €99, or about $130, although it’s not clear when it will be hit the streets or what markets it will be available in. The watch has a […]

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Alcatel OneTouch introduces the Hero 8 Android tablet

Some companies refer to their flagship phones and tablets as “hero” devices. Alcatel OneTouch goes a bit further and actually uses Hero in the name of its top-of-the-line devices… like the new Alcatel OneTouch Hero 8. It’s an 8 inch Android tablet with a an aluminum case, a 1920 x 1200 pixel display and a […]

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Firefox OS expands in Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific

Mozilla’s Firefox OS is a light-weight mobile operating system for smartphones and tablets. While there are only a handful of Firefox OS devices available for purchase at the moment, and they’re only available in a handful of countries, Mozilla says Firefox OS is expanding into new territory. Wireless carriers in India, Taiwan, and other Asia Pacific […]

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Second-gen Firefox OS devices are faster, higher-resolution

Mozilla and its hardware partners are introducing a new range of Firefox OS smartphones featuring multi-core processors and higher-resolution displays. When the first crop of phones powered by Mozilla’s browser-based operating system hit the streets in 2013, they featured very basic specs such as single-core chips and 480 x 320 pixel displays. So a few […]

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Alcatel OneTouch to demo tablet with iris recognition

Most modern smartphones and tablets offer basic security features such as an option to require a PIN code, or gestured to unlock a device. Some even feature facial recognition software or fingerprint readers. So what’s next? Iris scans. Alcatel OneTouch and Iritech plan to show off a tablet with iris recognition features at Mobile World […]