Tag Archive: Phone


HTC Rezound – HTC’s newest offering comes with the specs to compete, not the style [Phone Review]

HTC Rezound – HTC’s newest offering comes with the specs to compete, not the style [Phone Review]

Coming out of the gate, the HTC Rezound had a tough battle. The Motorla Droid RAZR had already been released,  [Read More…]

HTC sales uncharacteristically down, Samsung phone sales way up

HTC sales uncharacteristically down, Samsung phone sales way up

HTC has ended its two-year long streak of growth, reporting a dip in sales that for the first time since the company’s Android-powered phones propelled high profits. In the fourth quarter of 2011, HTC had NT$  [Read More…]

US Cellular LTE rollout begins soon – with a tablet in March and a phone in April

US Cellular LTE

US Cellular is getting serious about their LTE rollout, and today they let a little more information trickle out on their official Twitter account:

4G LTE is almost here! A tablet will be available by the end of March, and our first Smartphone will be ready in April.

We’ve no clue exactly what the phone or tablet will be, but we’re betting both are Android-powered.  US Cellular’s 4G LTE network will  [Read More…]

Windows Phone Hackathon winner Duudle coming to Android

Duddle

Once upon a time Microsoft ran a little Hackathon in which 40 developers had 40 hours to create an app for the new Nokia Windows Phones. The winner of the Hackathon was Visiarc, which came up with a Pictionary-style game called Duudle. It’s a multiplayer, turn-based game. You draw, your opponent guesses. And vice-versa.

And we’ve now gotten word and confirmed with Visiarc that Duddle’s coming to Android — “in progress”  [Read More…]

Santa bring you a new Sony Ericsson phone? Sony has a gift for you

Android Central

Did Santa leave you a shiny new Sony Ericsson smartphone under the Christmas tree? If so and you live in Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Spain or the UK, Sony would like to give you 5 free movies and 90 days free access to their Music Unlimited service.

The offer is in fact open to anyone who takes ownership of a current Xperia smartphone or the Live with Walkman handset between  [Read More…]

PRADA phone by LG 3.0 now available in South Korea; Europe, rest of Asia in January

PRADA phone by LG 3.0

The obtusely named PRADA phone by LG 3.0 is now available in South Korea, the manufacturer announced today. It’ll be released in most European nations and in other parts of Asia in January.

As you’ll recall from our hands-on with the phone earlier this month, the PRADA phone by LG 3.0 (seriously, we’re just calling it PRADA 3.0 from here on out) is running a unique UI on top  [Read More…]

Sharp unveils the AQUOS PHONE IS14SH – a 2.3 feature phone for the masses

AQUOS PHONE IS14SH

While Sharp has never had a strong foothold in Europe or the US, the Japanese manufacturer has been the leader in the mobile segment in its own country for many years. Sharp does have a few high-end Android phones like the AQUOS PHONE 102SH which features a 4.5-inch 720p display, 12 megapixel camera, a dual-core 1GHz TI OMAP4430 processor and a waterproof body, but the majority of  [Read More…]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Review: the dream phone that can’t stay awake

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Review: the dream phone that can’t stay awake

The Nexus brand is a heavy burden to bear. Google introduced the Nexus One as the benchmark to which all Android phones should be measured, and for a considerable amount of time, that was  [Read More…]

Able Remote is a must-try app for every Google TV owner – voice command and shortcuts on a phone [App Reviews]

Able Remote is a must-try app for every Google TV owner – voice command and shortcuts on a phone [App Reviews]

The long-delayed update to Google TV was frustrating particularly because it kept users from  [Read More…]

AT&T’s use of Carrier IQ extends to its own analytics app, not just embedded on phone

AT&T

AT&T’s responses to questions posed by U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., over the use of Carrier IQ analytics software are probably the most interesting we’ve seen thus far.

AT&T has been using Carrier IQ only since March 2011, with the Motorola Bravo the first device to have it integrated. However, AT&T has had its own analytics tool in use since 2009. Called Mark the Spot, or MTS, it differs from Carrier IQ in  [Read More…]