AT&T takes texting and driving seriously with the Pantech Discover

AT&T takes texting and driving seriously with the Pantech Discover

Summary: AT&T is a vocal carrier when it comes to encouraging people not to text and drive. The solid Pantech Discover Android smartphone integrates this application and focuses on the end user experience.

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    AT&T DriveMode

    Along the bottom of the DriveMode screen you will see icons for your Allow List, Music, and Navigation. Thus, if DriveMode is active you can set one music application to enjoy music and one navigation app to get around in your vehicle. BTW, I used Google Music and Google Navigation as my default apps.

    I personally would like to see such an application on all smartphones, and encourage people to use it if you are on AT&T. If you are tempted to text or call, this application helps reduce the likelihood that you will use poor judgement.

  • (Image: Screenshot by Matthew Miller)

    Notifications

    Pantech quick actions bar.

  • (Image: Screenshot by Matthew Miller)

    AT&T apps

    This is an AT&T Android phone so you will indeed find lots of preinstalled AT&T apps and services. These include myAT&T, AT&T Messages, AT&T Locker, AT&T Navigation, AT&T Smart WiFi, AT&T Family Map, AT&T Ready2Go, AT&T Code Scanner, Live TV, and Mobile Hotspot. Some of these are useful utilities and I do like that they have them stored in an AT&T folder so you can jump in and find them easily.

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Topics: Mobility, Android, Reviews, Smartphones, AT&T

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