Tag Archive: February


Android Silver coming next February?

Android Silver

Just recently we heard from Evleaks’ twitter account that the Nexus program was being put down and Android Silver was stepping in.  I’m still in a state of shock, because I loved my high end and affordable Nexus 4/5.  But now another leak from Evleaks states:

Android Silver, circa February 2015.

Ok, so let me get this straight and if I am wrong, drop  [Read More...]

American carriers are making progress in being more open and customer-friendly — particularly T-Mobile — but Sprint is preparing to take a significant step forward by ensuring that the devices they sell to customers are able to be SIM unlocked. Eventually. In 2015. In an FAQ on Sprint’s unlocking policy, the company states that they are “working to ensure that all devices developed and launched on or after February 11, 2015 are capable of being unlocked  [Read More...]

The new U.S. smartphone market share numbers for February 2014 from comScore show Android made a slight gain since last November. Android grew from 51.9 percent to 52.1, while Apple gained 0.1 percentage points to hit 41.3 percent. BlackBerry saw a dip, while Microsoft climbed ever so slightly to hit 3.4 percent market share.

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HTC revenues down in February as new flagship nears

HTC

HTC has announced its unaudited revenue figures for February 2014, revealing consolidated revenue of NT$ 7.2 billion ($ 238 million) and total consolidated revenue for the year so far of NT$ 16.9 billion ($ 558 million). The figure represents a month-on-month decrease of 25.29 percent, and a year-on-year decrease of 36.45 percent as the struggling manufacturer prepares to launch its new high-end smartphone, the 2014 HTC One. HTC must now earn at least  [Read More...]

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When I got my first Android phone a little over three years ago, one of my favorite things was to browse the Android Market and watch which apps were being pushed to the Android Market. Developers soon began to exploit the Just In section of the Android Market with fake updates to get their app to the top of the list, so Google eventually removed that feature.

Now when I want  [Read More...]

Verizon Android buyer’s guide: February 2012

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Welcome to a new weekly column where we break down each carrier to let you know the best devices and current promotions. Verizon Wireless was voted the top carrier in our Android Bowl (and it’s my personal carrier), so we thought that would be a good place to start. Each week we will rotate between the big four US carriers, so that each buyer’s guide gets refreshed every month. Read on  [Read More...]

Motorola DROID 4 rumored to launch February 9th for $ 199 on contract

At CES 2012, Verizon Wireless announced several smartphones including the LG Spectrum, DROID RAZR MAXX, DROID RAZR in purple, and the Motorola DROID 4.   The first three  [Read More...]

February is fitness month at Mobile Nations!

Mobile Nations Fitness Month

New Years is over, January has come and gone, and for many of us, our get fit and get healthy resolutions have come and gone with it. Rather than leaving them lying in ruin with what’s left of our waist lines and good intentions, however, we want to do something about it. And we want you to do something about it with us!

Enter fitness month!

Whether CrackBerry challenged  [Read More...]

AT&T Galaxy Note arrives February 19 for $299

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Previously announced at CES, AT&T has now provided a launch date for the Samsung Galaxy Note. Customers who pre-order the Galaxy Note, starting February 5, at att.com/galaxynote will receive the device by February 17. For those who wish to purchase at retail stores, it will be available February 19.

As expected, the AT&T Galaxy Note will retail for $ 299 with a 2-year agreement and require a minimum monthly data package (starting  [Read More...]

T-Mobile launches unlimited Full Monty plans in the UK starting February 1

Even though there were rumors a couple of days ago about T-Mobile’s new unlimited plans, they have been officially unveiled only today. The ‘’Full Monty’’ plans will be made available  [Read More...]