GBM InkShow: Pen Features of the HTC Flyer


Sharing video taken from the HTC Flyer is all well and good, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t share video of the device as well. In this InkShow, I run through the special pen features of the Flyer. Yes, it’s an InkShow that shows ink! Plus: bonus commentary.

HTC Flyer Review: The Rough Edges


I have, as I hope my ongoing review has conveyed, enjoyed my time with the HTC Flyer immensely. But of course, no device is perfect, and the Flyer has not been without its flaws. Part of that is due to an unrefined, “raw” feel about the device, a roughness around the edges that can be […]

Samsung Epic 4G Gingerbread Update Inches Closer to Release

Epic 4G

Samsung Epic 4G owners can be found on almost every Gingerbread update post on the internet. They are rabid creatures, hellbent on being the first Galaxy S device in the United States to get the illustrious Android 2.3 update. And while it’s currently competing with AT&T’s Samsung Captivate, Sprint’s Epic 4G has made some progress […]

Motorola Launches Milestone 3 in China, U.S. Awaits Droid 3

Motorola Milestone 3

Motorola has launched the Milestone 3, known to those in the United States as the Motorola Droid 3, in China which means that a release in the U.S. should be right around the corner. The new Droid, as expected, is thinner and faster than its predecessor and it apparently will pack a Tegra 2 processor […]

Motorola: Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Update Hasn’t Rolled Out Yet

Droid 2 Global

In an odd turn of events for Motorola Droid 2 Global owners, Motorola has contradicted Verizon and claims that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is in fact not available, is not rolling out, and isn’t even ready just yet. We had thought that the update was good to go but through a message on Motorola’s […]

Samsung Captivate Gingerbread Update Leaks Out, Get It Now

Samsung Captivate

It was only a matter of time before we saw an official version of Gingerbread leak out for one of the Samsung Galaxy S devices and today, that exact thing has happened to the Samsung Captivate, AT&T’s Galaxy S smartphone. Now, before you go and get too excited, these (yes, there are two versions) aren’t […]

HTC EVO Shift 4G Gingerbread Update Arrives, Manually Install Now

EVO Shift 4G

For those of you that own an HTC EVO Shift 4G and got excited when you heard the Gingerbread update would be arriving tomorrow for install, well, get ready to feel ecstatic once again because Sprint has confirmed that the update is now available a day earlier than expected and can be manually installed this […]

Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Update Now Available

Droid 2 Global

We had heard that Motorola and Verizon were going to be rolling out the Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread update similar to how they did it with the Droid X, however from the looks of things, it appears that they have gone ahead and just released it to the masses. If you head on over […]

HTC Desire Gingerbread Update Will Roll Out After All

HTC Desire

Yesterday, HTC announced that because of memory constraints, the HTC Desire would not be seeing a boost up to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. However, today, the company has mysteriously reversed course and is now saying that the device will in fact be getting the update. HTC dropped the bad news on Desire owners yesterday via its […]

Xperia X10 Gingerbread Update Gets Previewed (Video)

Xperia X10

While the wait for Sony Ericsson to roll out the Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the Xperia X10 continues, owners will be happy to know that a preview video of the update has surfaced and it gives us a quick taste of what the update will bring when it finally gets around to rolling out. The […]

Motorola Photon 4G Details, Review & Hands-On Video Roundup

Photon 4G

On June 9th, Motorola and Sprint hosted an event in New York City where they introduced Motorola’s first WiMax smartphone, the Motorola Photon 4G. The Photon 4G had been rumored to be Sprint’s version of the Motorola Droid X2 but as it turns out, the Photon 4G is actually quite different than its relative on […]

HTC Desire Won’t Be Getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread

HTC Desire

In some horrible news for HTC Desire owners, HTC has posted on its Facebook page and has indicated that the HTC Desire will not be getting a bump up to Android 2.3 Gingerbread which is sure to be a huge blow for those that had been waiting patiently for it to arrive. The reason for […]

Live HTC Flyer Review: Mobile Enough?


During my live, as in ongoing and on-the-job, review of the HTC Flyer, mobility and portability were vital to getting my job done. I was in the air and on the move for hours at time. Would the Flyer be up for it? Could I carry and use it comfortably? Would Wi-Fi be enough? I […]

LG Optimus 3D Release Date Looks to Be June 20th in UK

LG Optimus 3D

It’s been awhile since we heard about the LG Optimus 3D, the hands-free smartphone that LG announced back at the Mobile World Congress, but today it has resurfaced at Amazon UK with a release date and a pre-order in tow. If this Amazon listing is the real deal, it appears that the Optimus 3D will […]

Live HTC Flyer Review: Video on the Go


With front- and rear-mounted cameras, the HTC Flyer begs to be used for capturing and sharing video. As luck would have it, that’s exactly what I was tasked to do for work this past week. I was glad to have the Flyer in hand to do it, and I’ve got the YouTube videos to prove […]

Motorola Photon 4G Bringing Tegra 2 to Sprint This Summer

Motorola Photon 4G

Today at their press event in New York City, Sprint and Motorola announced the Motorola Photon 4G which is a dual-core smartphone with international GSM capabilities. We had expected the companies to launch Motorola’s first 4G phone with Sprint and sure enough, Sprint’s Dan Hesse and Motorola’s Sanjay Jha took the stage and unveiled it. […]

T-Mobile G2 Gingerbread Roll Out Appears to Be Close

T-Mobile G2

T-Mobile apparently really wants G2 owners to know that Gingerbread is on its way because this is the second time a document has leaked out touting the update as ‘coming soon.’ Back towards the end of May, a leaked document from T-Mobile indicated that an update would be rolling out soon. Of course, soon in […]

HTC EVO 4G Gingerbread Update Kills Netflix Support


Update: Fix is on the way. This isn’t good, HTC EVO 4G owners. This isn’t good at all. It looks like the EVO 4G”s recent bump to Android 2.3 Gingerbread has caused Netflix to go haywire, haywire in the sense that playback has stopped working. It’s bad enough that it appears that the app has […]

Live HTC Flyer Review: Inking Experience


As an ink blogger, the feature I’ve been most enthusiastic about testing on the HTC Flyer is ink. The Flyer is designed for pen input in a way unlike other pen tablets before it. What I’ve found is the experience breaks out into quantity vs. quality. It’s easy to spill a lot of ink, but […]