Tag Archive: Phones

Radio Shack offering free phones for the holidays, new selection each week

Radio Shack

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone on AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon, and aren’t afraid to sign a new contract you might want to check out Radio Shack before you spend your cash.  They’re running a holiday promotion where they give away free phones (including some Android handsets) with a new agreement, and the list of devices changes every week.  This week’s offerings (good until Dec. 10) include the HTC  [Read More…]

RadioShack offers free phones across Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint for a limited time

If you’re in the market for a new feature phone or smartphone from Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint, then you may want to check out your local RadioShack retail store.  From now until December 10th, RadioShack will be offering several phones from each carrier mentioned above completely for free with a two year agreement.  New customers or ones eligible for an upgrade are able to  [Read More…]

Stupid Market Comments: Highlighting the dumbest, funniest people with Android phones

The Android Market is home to some foolish, misinformed, and down-right nasty comments. We’ve tried to stem the tide by providing suggestions for etiquette, but the flow of head-scratching reviews continues unabated. Thanks to recent changes made to the Android Market, you can help highlight questionable comments and educate – or at least entertain – your fellow Android users.

Stupid Market Comments is a  [Read More…]

EA FIFA 12 launches as exclusive game for Sony Ericsson Xperia phones

Electronics Arts has released FIFA 12, the mobile version of its flagship game for fans of soccer, or football depending on which side of the pond you call home. However, unlike previous editions, this game isn’t in the Android Market for everyone just yet. That’s because Sony Ericsson has secured an exclusive on the game until February 2012.

FIFA 12 is optimized for the  [Read More…]

Intel says Android 4.0 ready for their phones, Medfield beats the competition hands down


Will 2012 finally be the year we see an Android phone powered by Intel? We have asked a similar question the last two years, but so far Intel has failed to crack the smartphone market. However, we have noticed a recent change in Intel’s tone and it looks like CES could be their official coming out party.

Before we dig too deep, let me just cut to the latest rumor. Several  [Read More…]

Ice Cream Sandwich headed to Google employee Nexus S phones


Throughout the madness that has become the US launch of the Galaxy Nexus, it’s been easy to forget that Samsung’s latest device won’t be the only US phone to run stock Android before the year is over. Some time ago, Google made an announcement that Android 4.0 would be rolled out to Nexus S devices just as soon as the Galaxy Nexus was released. Well, as that time inches ever closer,  [Read More…]

Older phones running custom Android firmware from Moto, HTC, and Samsung have major security issues, say N.C. State researchers

Android security issues

Researchers at N.C. State University have performed a study of eight Android phones (HTC’s Legend, EVO 4G, and Wildfire S; Motorola’s Droid and Droid X; Samsung’s Epic 4G; and the Nexus One and Nexus S from Google) and found more potentially disturbing information.  While the Nexus phones and OG Droid (phones that run stock Android) had one minor security issue, namely a code bug in the pico app that would allow  [Read More…]

RadioShack gives thanks for Android phones contest winners


Happy Thanksgiving! As promised, here are the winners for the RadioShack gives thanks for Android phones contests. We had hundreds of entries, but there could only be three winners. Read on to see which lucky readers won a free Android phone from RadioShack.

Sprint HTC EVO Design 4G:  Y2Dre AT&T Samsung Infuse 4G:  simbill Verizon Samsung Stratosphere 4G: skokefoe

Winners will be contacted by email. If any winners are ineligible or  [Read More…]

Video: Samsung asks Apple fans – Why don’t you guys just get 4G phones?

iPhone 4S line

We have all seen those long lines at Apple stores during product launches. People camp out there for long hours and days to get what many (especially Android fans) believe to be a trivial update of the iPhone 4. Whether it is due to brand loyalty, the ethos, or actual preference, Apple fans simply tend to prefer sticking with “iDevices.”

This is something that we Android enthusiasts  [Read More…]

RadioShack gives thanks for Android phones, win a free Sprint EVO Design 4G


This week RadioShack has a big holiday sale that includes over 20 phones for free and they teamed up with Android and Me to give away a few units. Read on for the full details.

RadioShack’s giant free phones sale

Through Wednesday, November 23rd, RadioShack has over 20 different phones from Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint, all available for free with  [Read More…]