updated 12:20 pm EDT, Mon June 10, 2013
AT&T brings Enhanced Push-to-Talk to iOS
AT&T has launched an iOS version of its Enhanced Push-to-Talk service, that allows customers to chat instantly with large groups. Limited to the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5, the new app can be used to make calls on compatible WiFi networks, including more than 32,000 AT&T hotspots, as well as over the company's 3G and 4G networks. On top of basic calling features, the app also includes personal alerts, free and busy status options, and supervisory override that allows supervisors to communicate important time sensitive messages to their team. Enhanced Push-to-Talk requires an AT&T subscription and cannot be used with international roaming.
iSkin launches new online-exclusive iPhone 5 cases
Two new online-exclusive iPhone 5 cases have been announced by iSkin. First, the iSkin vibes Snake Edition is a limited version of the vibes collection that has been finished a black faux snake skin. The case offers full body protection for the iPhone with a rigid frame for improved impact resistance. Also being introduced is the iSkin vera folio for iPhone 5. The vera folio features a fold-over flap for screen protection, as well as built-in credit card holder. Four faux leather finishes are being offered for the vera folio, including black leather, white leather, tan leather, and red alligator.