MOBILE, Ala. - Gold is the color of the smart-phone season. Just 2 weeks after Apple revealed it's gold iPhone 5S, Samsung plans to come out with 2 gold themed Galaxy S4 smart phones.
They're called the Gold-Pink and the Gold-Brown. Samsung broke the news on Twitter. Right now, they're only showing off the gold phones to the United Arab Emirates market, where Nokia is currently offering a gold phone.
More than likely, Samsung is watching Apple's golden success to decide if the Galaxy gold phones will be offered in the U.S.
Twitter is launching a new Emergency Alerts Systems. Twitter users who sign up can receive emergency alerts as text messages. Alerts are available from the American Red Cross, The Centers for Disease Control, FEMA, and other organizations.
Twitter says, the goal is to get credible info out when other communications services may be down.
Here's something that could be hot for the holidays. Amazon unveiled new versions of its Kindle Fire tablets with a feature called MayDay. It lets users talk to a live customer service rep in a tiny video window. You can ask your tech support questions, and the rep can see, control, and even draw arrows and lines on your screen.
The new Kindle Fire HDX starts at $229.
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