Samsung Nexus Prime Finally Appears in Teaser Video

Nexus Prime

*+-Finally. That pretty much sums up my feelings about the Samsung Nexus Prime teaser video that Samsung posted last night, just an hour or so after I got done railroading them and Google for being completely mum about the phone and its upcoming launch on October 11th at CTIA San Diego. Finally, we have something […]

Will Apple’s iPhone 5 Announcement Kill CTIA Fall News This Year?


*+-Apple has a long history of over-shadowing major rival trade shows. When the company participated in the MacWorld expo years ago, that show had coincided with the International CES convention held in the early part of January in Las Vegas. Apple had strategically utilized the original aluminum-clad iPhone’s announcement at MacWorld in 2007 to lure […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, 10.1 with Samsung UX Hands-On Video


*+-At CTIA, we got to take a look at the new Galaxy Tabs in larger screen sizes than the original 7-inch release. With the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1, Samsung was showing off its new user interface on top of Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the first sort of customizations to the user experience to Honeycomb […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Actually Thicker Than iPad 2?

iPad 2 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

*+-This week at CTIA 2011 in Florida, Samsung announced two new tablet devices of the Galaxy Tab variety dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. The numbers of course refer to the size of the screen. Speaking of size, Fritz Nelson of InformationWeek posted a round-up of the event and […]

Shock! Shame! Pffft! Samsung Uses Actors to Promote New Galaxy Tabs


*+-Ha! All I can do is laugh. Samsung is taking some heat after introducing its new “slimmer than an iPad” Galaxy Tabs at CTIA earlier this week. The 8.9 and 10.1 inch models caught attention from all quarters and then caught even more when Samsung didn’t have units handy for reporters and bloggers to go […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for March 25th


*+-Another busy week is wrapping up and we’ve pulled together the biggest notebook, tablet and smart phone news of the week, including our Best of CTIA winners, to help you get caught up on what’s going on in technology. The biggest news of the week was arguably the CTIA Wireless 2011 show in Orlando which was the […]

HTC EVO 3D Hands On (video)


*+-Like the HTC EVO View 4G, the HTC EVO 3D was rumored to be one of the products that Sprint would announce at CTIA. Sure enough, one of Tuesday’s announcements was the successor to Sprint’s original HTC EVO 4G and boy, is it an impressive device, so impressive that we awarded it with our Best […]

Sprint Kyocera Echo Dual Screen Android Hands-On Video

Kyocera Echo

*+-Sprint’s Kyocera Echo is an ambitious dual-screened Android device that was announced all the way back at an event in New York City, complete with an appearance by David Blaine. It’s going to be available starting April 17th and will cost $200 with a new two-year contract. At first, the Echo doesn’t look like much. […]

Best of CTIA Wireless 2011 Awards


*+-CTIA Wireless 2011 is taking place in Orlando this week and our own Chuong Nguyen has been running around the convention floor to find the best smartphones and tablets of CTIA 2011. These new smartphones and tablets are on the way to carriers and retailers near you, some as soon as April, bringing you the […]

T-Mobile Nokia Astound Hands-On (video)

Nokia Astound

*+-Yesterday at CTIA, Nokia and T-Mobile announced the United States version of the Finnish companies C7 handset, a device called the Nokia Astound, which offers great price points both at the hardware and data plan levels. T-Mobile is going to be offering up the device for a mere $80 when it hits shelves on April […]

Samsung Stealth Hitting Verizon As Samsung Droid Charge

Samsung Droid Charge

*+-Yesterday, word got out that the Samsung Stealth would be hitting Verizon’s 4G LTE work in the near future, specifically, April 7th. For those unfamiliar with the Samsung Stealth, it’s that unnamed Samsung 4G LTE device that the company introduced all the way back at CES in January. Well, it looks like the Stealth will […]

Wi-Fi Only HTC Flyer Headed To Best Buy This Spring


*+-Yesterday at CTIA, Sprint introduced the HTC EVO View 4G tablet, their WiMax compatible version of HTC’s Flyer tablet that was launched back at the Mobile World Congress in February. Now that that smoke has cleared, Best Buy has some more Flyer news, this in the form of a Wi-Fi only version of the device […]

Lose the Wires with the LG WCP-700 Wireless Charging Pad

WCP-700 Wireless Charging Pad 1

*+-Amidst the many announcements about new phone releases and platform updates from CTIA, the LG WCP-700 Wireless Charging Pad is easy to miss. The new phone charging product from LG promises to help users lose the wires with a variety of innovative features. The device looks like sleek addition to any mobile set-up and comes […]

Sprint’s HTC EVO View 4G tablet official, launches this summer


*+-The HTC EVO 3D wasn’t the only gadget that Sprint announced during its press event today at CTIA. The carrier also announced its WiMax enabled version of the HTC Flyer that will hit shelves across the United States as the HTC EVO View 4G. As expected, the EVO View 4G is the identical twin brother […]

Sprint announces HTC EVO 3D, arrives sometime this summer


*+-Sprint has finally ended all of the speculation about their successor to the original HTC EVO 4G and at CTIA today made the HTC EVO 3D official adding a glasses-free 3D device to their expansive list of 4G-enabled devices. The specifications are exactly what we thought they would be. The HTC EVO 3D includes a […]

T-Mobile Nokia Astound Rumored for April Release


*+-The T-Mobile Astound, which is widely believed to the the Nokia C7 model re-badged for the U.S. carrier, will be coming April 6th for a mere $80 on contract. As a more budget-conscious smartphone that features some nice high-end features, the Astound will only be a 3G smartphone and won’t support T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ network. […]

LG G2X, G-Slate Expected for an April 20th Release on T-Mobile


*+-T-Mobile USA and LG are expected to be announcing the retail availability of its latest G-franchise which consists of the G-Slate, a re-badged version of the Optimus Pad, and the LG G2X, which is expected as a re-branded version of the LG Optimus 2X. The anticipated announcement may happen next week at the CTIA tradeshow, […]

EVO 3D to Succeed Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G at CTIA?


*+-In addition to the rumored Nexus S 4G and EVO Flyer Tablet, Sprint could be launching an EVO 3D smartphone as a successor to its flagship HTC EVO 4G Android smartphone on the Now Network. The original HTC EVO 4G was launched at the Spring CTIA last year, making the wireless industry trade show later […]