Tag Archive: February


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

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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.

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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!

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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...]

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Though some will lament the fact that the ASUS Transformer Prime was released with several issues, ASUS has continued to impress us with its commitment to updates for its flagship tablet. Earlier this month, ASUS pushed out an update to Ice Cream Sandwich which brought with it fixes to several of the software hiccups plaguing the Prime (including GPS and WiFi performance), along with the wonderment of Android 4.0.

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Good news for any fashionistas looking for an upgrade on T-Mobile UK. The British network has today confirmed that it’ll be getting LG and Prada’s latest smartphone in February, in a new entry on its “coming soon” page.

The LG Prada 3.0 (full name ‘Prada Phone by LG 3.0′) combines a sleek physical design with some high-end specs, along with a unique monochrome UI which we think may have something of a “love it  [Read More...]