updated 02:55 pm EDT, Thu July 18, 2013
Google Play Music All Access expands to Australia, New Zealand
Google has launched its streaming music subscription service in Australia and New Zealand. The two countries are the first outside of the United States to gain access to Google Play Music All Access, with initial users getting a free trial and a $10 monthly fee if they sign up before the end of August, when it rises to a higher $12 per month.
Virgin Mobile launches LTE-enabled LG Optimus F3 on network
The LG Optimus F3 is now available to buy Virgin Mobile in the United States with LTE connectivity onboard, just like the version sold on Sprint. The Android device, complete with a 4-inch IPS display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and a 5-megapixel rear camera, will cost $180 upfront when bought with a $35 Beyond Talk monthly plan.