Tag Archive: cracked

LG G6 teaser suggests an end to bootloops and cracked screens

The G6 will be more reliable than any LG phone to date, promising multiple checks on both the hardware and software.

The LG G6 will be reliable. That’s the message the company wants to convey in a teaser provided to Android Central this week. The placard, similar in style to others released to various publications, asks, “Reliability? Check, Check Check.”

An exclusive teaser provided to AC.

The message comes at a time when LG — and  [Read More…]

Dropped phones, cracked screens and the death of awareness

The worst sound in the world.

I am like a dog, ears pricked and attention diverted, desperately trying to spot the offending sound. It’s a violent combination of bombastic crash and subtle crack, a unique flavor of dread.

It’s the sound of a phone dropping from hand or pocket or table or anything — gravity doesn’t discern — to the cold hard ground. Occasionally, you get lucky and the phone lands on its back, and you see  [Read More…]

U.S. Cellular will pay up to $300 to switch and trade in your phone, even with a cracked display

U.S. Cellular has announced a new promotion that can score you up to $ 300 for making the switch and trading in your current phone, even if it has a cracked display. Often times when carriers offer promotional credits for trade ins, the phones have to be in good working order, but U.S. Cellular is opening it up to more people. In addition to the $ 300 credit, the carrier is offering an unlimited buy-out of your  [Read More…]

BlackBerry’s Android App Player not all it’s cracked up to be?

BlackBerry Android App Player

A big question we’ve had since RIM first announced that the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet would be able to run some Android applications was “Why?” Another question has been “Would a developer really want to?”

We’re getting a little insight into that courtesy of pals at CrackBerry. The tl;dr version:

This seems to be a short term solution for a long term problem. For years RIM rested on their laurels doing  [Read More…]