Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G With Mobile TV hits MetroPCS

MetroPCS Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G

MetroPCS has a new mid-range Android phone for its prepaid 4G LTE network, the Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G which has a built-in TV tuner. The Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G looks a lot like a Samsung Galaxy S II variant. It has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED with an unspecified resolution, a single-core 1GHz processor, […]

Latest Android Stats Show Gingerbread Just Won’t Die

Android Version Distribution AUgust 2012

Every few weeks Google releases stats on Android Platform Versions to give us a breakdown of what versions of Android users currently run on their devices, and this week we see what happens when Google introduces a new version of Android. Today’s Android distribution numbers show Android 4.1 Jelly Bean entering the fray with 0.8 […]

HTC Rezound Review – Skip The Beats, Give Me The Phone

HTC Rezound from Verizon Wireless

Pros A well-designed smartphone that offers speedy performance, a fast 4G connection, a crisp 720p display and a good camera. Cons It’s thicker and heavier than other phones in this class, Beats Audio only works with two apps and the design lacks a kickstand. The Scoop Beats Audio is way over-hyped, but despite that the […]

Nook Tablet Review (Video): Editor’s Choice

Nook Tablet

Last year Barnes & Noble set out to prove that a low cost tablet-like device didn’t have to be crappy in order come in at under $300, it just had to get rid of some extra baggage. Do you need cameras? GPS? Bluetooth? Nope. All you need is a good display, a well-designed operating system […]

Samsung Fascinate Android 2.3 Roll Out Appears to Be Close

Samsung Fascinate

Just a week or so after the Samsung Epic 4G for Sprint got its update to Gingerbread and a day after the Samsung Galaxy S 4G for T-Mobile got its upgrade comes word that the Android 2.3 update for Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate is close as well as Big Red has apparently started field testing the […]

Droid RAZR Review: Editor’s Choice

Droid RAZR by Motorola

Back in the day the Motorola RAZR was the phone to have, even though the popular phone had some pretty serious issues. But there was a time when you couldn’t go anywhere without seeing the thin flip phone in someone’s hand, usually in pink. The newest RAZR delivers where it’s important, earning our Editor’s Choice award. […]

T-Mobile and Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S II Smartphones Compared

T-Mobile and Sprint Galaxy S II smartphones compared

Today T-Mobile finally released all of the details on their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, cleverly dubbed… the Galaxy S II. Unlike Sprint, who added Epic 4G Touch to the end of the Galaxy moniker, T-Mobile didn’t give their new phone an extra name. The differences don’t end there. T-Mobile’s Galaxy S II […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Gets Closer to Reality

HTC ThunderBolt

We have heard that the HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update is slated for sometime in Q3. Q3, for those that don’t know, covers the months of July, August and September. So, if you caught wind of that news, you have August and September circled in your mental calender. Since that leak surfaced, things were a bit […]

Droid Incredible Gingerbread Update Still Happening, Says HTC

Droid Incredible Gingerbread Update

We’re still not out of murky waters yet, we won’t be until something official is announced or the update itself rolls out, but it appears that we’re getting closer to shore as HTC has refuted its own statements regarding the Droid Incredible’s Gingerbread update. You see, back on August 10th, an HTC rep claimed that […]

Gingerbread for Samsung Infuse 4G Rolling Out in August

Samsung Infuse 4G

If you own AT&T’s Samsung Infuse 4G and you’ve been waiting to hear about when you’d be getting your upgrade to Gingerbread, well, you’re in luck, because AT&T has confirmed that the update will be rolling out at some point this month. Now, keep in mind, the confirmation comes in the form of a tweet […]

Droid Incredible No Longer Getting Gingerbread?

Droid Incredible

I really, really, really, really, really hope that this is a case of an HTC rep confusing one device with another otherwise HTC might have some angry Droid Incredible owners beating down their figurative doors with figurative pitchforks in the coming days. Story goes like this. Guy with a Droid Incredible asks about Gingerbread. HTC […]

Droid X Gingerbread Issues Getting Fixed in Mid-August?

Droid X

Back in May, the Motorola Droid X Gingerbread update started to roll out to excited owners across the United States. Soon after though, that excitement faded as many Droid X owners started having problems with their device. Some even had the update brick their phone. The update was so bad, that it caused Motorola and […]

Motorola Droid X2 Gingerbread Update Rolling Out Today?

Droid X2

After yesterday’s debacle involving a possible 4G LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, Verizon Support’s accuracy isn’t doing so hot. However, we just might believe the announcement they made today. The twitter account has sprung into action again today and claims that the Motorola Droid X2 Gingerbread update is rolling out today and […]

Kyocera Echo Gingerbread Update Rolling Out August 1st

Kyocera Echo

Don’t look now but Sprint’s dual-screened smartphone, the Kyocera Echo, is going to be getting its upgrade to Gingerbread on August 1st. The update is going to be done OTA (over-the-air) and it’s going to be released in increments to all seven Echo owners out there. Seriously, does anyone actually own this phone? I have […]

Sony Ericsson: Xperia X10 Gingerbread Update Isn’t Quite Ready

Xperia X10

Yesterday, we reported that the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 update had touched down and landed. Well, as it turns out, Sony made the announcement prematurely and the update is, in fact, not currently available and won’t be for at least a couple of days. In a blog post from Mattias Holm who is Sony Ericsson’s […]

Gingerbread for T-Mobile G2 Begins to Roll Out

T-Mobile G2

We knew that an official Gingerbread update for the T-Mobile G2 was in the works and for those of you who have been waiting patiently for the update, your patience is finally being rewarded as T-Mobile has just announced that Gingerbread is rolling out now. It’s going to be rolling out in waves which means […]

T-Mobile G2x Gingerbread Update Starts Rolling Out


Just a short time ago, we told you that the T-Mobile G2x had returned to T-Mobile’s online store after being absent due to “inventory issues” for two months. We all know that the real reason that the phone was out of action was because of the numerous software bugs that it was plagued with and […]

HTC Wildfire S Headed to T-Mobile on August 3rd for $80

HTC Wildfire S

T-Mobile has announced the upcoming availability of a phone called the HTC Wildfire S, a short time after the specifications of the phone leaked out. The Wildfire S, which is a mid-level device, is expected to go on sale on August 3rd with an $80 price tag and is set to do battle for the […]

T-Mobile G2x Gingerbread Update Now Available

LG G2x

In some very good news for LG G2x owners on T-Mobile, the Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update is now live and ready to be installed using LG’s Mobile Software Update which is an updater tool that is unfortunately only available for Windows. So, here’s the deal. The update is 178MB in size and updates to GRI40. […]

Motorola Atrix 4G Gingerbread Update Rolls Out to Some Users Today

Motorola Atrix 4G

We had heard that it was coming soon and sure enough, Motorola has begun to roll out emails to members of the Motorola Atrix 4G Gingerbread Update soak test telling them that the 4.5.91 update will be rolling out to them today, the update that is going to be the one that has Gingerbread on […]