Tag Archive: Today


Sprint: Samsung Epic 4G joins the Gingerbread ranks today

Just last week, Gingerbread finally overtook Froyo as the dominant flavor of the Android operating system, and that’s sure to increase now that Sprint is finally updating the Samsung Epic 4G to Gingerbread.

Similar to it’s drawn-out wait to get Froyo in February, the Gingerbread update was long overdue and not without its problems. Instead of arriving in June as previously thought, the update  [Read More…]

Motorola RAZR available today at Rogers locations

Android Central

If you managed to make your way through out Motorola Droid RAZR review, you would have noticed that device was Verizon branded and as such — not available in Canada. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get a variation of it. In fact, Canadians looking to get their hands on a Motorola RAZR can pick one up at Rogers locations starting today. If you go that route expect to pay $ 150  [Read More…]

AT&T’s first LTE Android smartphones available today

Samsung Skyrocket and HTC Vivid

AT&T’s first pair of LTE-capable smartphones — the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and HTC Vivid — are available for purchase today for $ 249 and $ 199 respectively. While both phones will function fine on AT&T’s existing HSPA+ network, the cities where you can actually get LTE data are still pretty limited. As of today, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Boston, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Athens, Ga.

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Samsung Stratosphere available today from Verizon Wireless

Samsung Stratosphere

We have heard about the Samsung Stratosphere for a while now, and we have anxiously been awaiting it’s official release on Verizon Wireless, and the day has come. If our hands-on got you excited, and you are in need of a new device will you be looking into this one? This 4G LTE 1GHz powered, 4-inch sliding QWERTY is priced at $ 199 on a two year agreement, and for those looking  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S II and HTC Amaze 4G available today from T-Mobile

T-Mobile

If you’re a T-Mobile subscriber, or considering it, today is a good day.  Both the HTC Amaze 4G and the Galaxy S II are now available for purchase, rounding out T-Mobile’s already broad selection of Android devices with two more great ones.  Both of these phones will take advantage of the new HSPA+42 network (insert your own number of G’s here) to offer great download speeds with minimal battery life impact, and let’s  [Read More…]

Google Wallet to Launch Today, September 19th? (Rumor)

Roughly four months after it made its on-stage debut, Google Wallet is readying for its real-world arrival. According to information obtained by TechCrunch, various partners have been receiving notices advising that the near-field communication (NFC) technology/service will be ready to roll later today, September 19th. Although there have been multiple handsets released with an integrated NFC chip, TechCrunch believes that the Nexus S 4G with Android 2.3.4  [Read More…]

Verizon Flipping the LTE Switch for Another 26 Markets Today

Verizon continues its barrage of LTE rollouts today by flipping the 4G switch on for 26 new markets. I know many of you are waiting for LTE to hit your area so you can run out and purchase a 4G device like the Droid Bionic so I’ll cut the small talk and go straight to the “who made the cut” list:

Fort Smith and Jonesboro, Ark. San Luis  [Read More…]

Sony UK hosting live tablet Q&A on Facebook today

Sony Tablet S + P

With the worldwide launch date of its Honeycomb-powered Tablet S and Tablet P fast approaching, Sony UK is giving potential customers the chance to ask a few questions in a live Q&A session with Marketing Manager and “tablet expert” Omar Gurnah. The action starts at 7.30PM BST (2.30PM EDT) over on Sony UK’s Facebook page, which you’ll find down in the source link.

The wedge-shaped Tablet S will make its debut in the  [Read More…]

HTC Jetstream, LG Thrill 4G available today on AT&T

HTC Jetstream-LG Thrill 4G

The HTC Jetstream 10-inch Honeycomb tablet and LG Thrill 4G Android smartphone are available today on AT&T. The Jetstream’s going for a rather ridiculous $ 699 with a two-year contract, and LTE data plans start at $ 14.99 for 250MB. Or, you can buy it for $ 849 outright. The LG Thrill’s running a more realistic $ 99 on contract, or $ 449 outright.

Source: AT&T (Thrill 4G, Jetstream)