Tag Archive: Americas


America’s four top carriers team up for Project Verify in an effort to eliminate app passwords

Keep forgetting your passwords to all your different accounts? Today we use so many different apps on our smartphones. And they each require us to log in with an account. But having so many different ones will eventually leave you frustrated as you struggle to remember password after password.

US carriers are well aware of this fact, so they have joined forces to create a solution. America’s biggest wireless providers – Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint – have teamed to  [Read More…]

Christoph Waltz talks America’s tireless ambition in Galaxy Note 7 commercial

Samsung brought in Christoph Waltz for its Galaxy Note 7 commercial. You should just watch it.

The advert highlights the Note 7’s multitasking abilities, S Pen, IP68 water resistance, Samsung Pay, and camera. Like what you see? The Galaxy Note 7 is now up for pre-order in the U.S., and will be hitting shelves on August 19.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 hands-on preview The latest Galaxy Note 7 news! Here are all four  [Read More…]

Mobile World Congress Americas to launch in the U.S. in September 2017

The GSMA group, which runs the annual Mobile World Congress trade show, is teaming up with CTIA to launch Mobile World Congress Americas. It will be held September 12-14, 2017 in San Francisco and will replace the CTIA Super Mobility show beginning that year. The 2016 show will still be held on September 7-9 in Las Vegas.

The joint press release states:

Mobile World Congress Americas will include a conference program featuring C-level speakers and leading  [Read More…]

Pick if you’re on Captain America’s or Ironman’s side with these 50 HD wallpapers

One of the hottest movies right now is Captain America: Civil War. If you’ve seen the movie then you know how great it is, and you also know it should be seen on the big screen. You can support your faction by selecting from one of the 50 wallpapers we’ve gathered. They’re all HD quality and

Verizon Galaxy S7 review: What to expect on America’s largest carrier

We’ve been using the best Android smartphone on America’s largest operator for a month. Here’s what we’ve found …

Not every Samsung Galaxy S7 is created equal. OK, they’re mostly created equal. That is, you’re going to get the same hardware no matter which U.S. operator you go with. Same Snapdragon processor. Same 32GB of on-board storage. Same look and feel.

Like so many (or too many, depending on how you look at it) phones these  [Read More…]

Blu debuts Vivo Air LTE as America’s thinnest 4G LTE smartphone

At a mere 5.1mm thick, the unlocked phone works with AT&T and T-Mobile

Blu today announced a follow-up to its Vivo Air smartphone launched earlier in the year. Called the Vivo Air LTE, the unlocked smartphone is aluminum and features a profile that’s only 5.1mm thick. At this thickness, the phone becomes the thinnest 4G LTE handset sold in the US.

Running Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Vivo Air LTE features a 4.8-inch display at 720 pixel resolution; Gorilla Glass 2 protects  [Read More…]

It will soon be a lot easier to unlock a phone from America’s top carriers — here’s what you need to know

The top five carriers in the United States will on Feb. 11 implement new unlocking procedures for smartphones, tablets, and other cellular devices sold on their networks. The new unlocking standards were set forth by the CTIA in late 2013 and, though a voluntary commitment by the carriers, define the conditions under which carriers must unlock your devices — and it’s all looking good for the consumer. Once you’ve paid off your phone, you’ll probably be  [Read More…]

America’s Funniest Home Videos app updated with Kids Mode, GIF creation and more

If you love to watch and laugh at videos of ordinary people getting in wacky accidents, then you are likely a fan of ABC’s long running series America’s Funniest Home Videos. The show’s official Android app got updated this week in the Google Play Store with a number of new features, including a Kids Mode.

[Read More…]

HTC Americas president spends 4 minutes talking leaks, the future, and smartphone of the year

Comparing HTC to the competition is like ‘comparing a Rolex to a Timex’

HTC Americas president Jason Mackenzie spent 4 minutes talking on CNBC’s Fast Money this afternoon. While he didn’t have much to say about the leaks or any legal action against for the leakers — “We never comment on rumors and speculation” — he did have a lot to say about how HTC is intent on delivering great products to help regain some of  [Read More…]