Apple Seeks Ban on 8 Samsung Phones in the U.S.

Apple Samsung smartphone ban

Following the jury verdict on Friday today Apple announced which Samsung phones it wants to ban in the U.S. market. According to The Verge, Apple is asking the court to ban a total of eight Samsung devices. The number is just a small selection of the dozens of phones included in the lawsuit, but unlike […]

Leaked Samsung Jasper for Verizon Looks Like Updated Droid Charge


It looks like Verizon and Samsung may be back at it again with a model that looks to be the successor to the Droid Charge, which was the second 4G LTE smartphone that debuted on Verizon’s LTE network. The new model has a number of SCH-i200 and is codenamed Jasper. It’s unclear what Verizon will […]

Samsung Droid Charge Gingerbread Update Rolling Out Now

Droid Charge

We had heard that the Samsung Droid Charge Gingerbread update was imminent and sure enough, this morning, our Inbox was flooded with people boasting of an update from Android 2.2. It appears several other places are hearing the same thing so we think it’s pretty safe to say that one of Verizon’s original 4G LTE […]

Gingerbread for Samsung Droid Charge Rolling Out November 29th?

Droid Charge

We had heard that the Gingerbread update for the Samsung Droid Charge was imminent and it appears that we may have a date. That date, which comes from an internal document released by Droid-Life, points to tomorrow November 29th as being the date that Verizon plans on rolling out the software to owners of the […]

Samsung Droid Charge Gingerbread Update Imminent?

Droid Charge

Verizon still has two high-profile phones that are currently still stuck on Android 2.2 Froyo. Those are the 3G powered Samsung Fascinate, its Galaxy S device, and the Samsung Droid Charge, one of its original 4G LTE devices. Well, it appears that there is some good news afoot for one of these phones as the […]

LG Revolution Poised to Beat Droid Charge to Gingerbread

LG Revolution

Good news for all six (a joke) of you LG Revolution owners out there on Verizon. Big Red has released a change log for the 4G LTE device’s Gingerbread update which means that the update’s roll out is imminent. It’s possible that it could roll out later today but just know this. It’s close and […]

Verizon Drops Prices on Two Current 4G LTE Smartphones


It’s almost certain that Verizon, Google and Samsung will be announcing the Galaxy Nexus in the next few weeks, a device that is in possession of model number SCH-I515. And we’ve also heard that the Nexus will be the replacement for a phone called the Samsung Droid Charge, a device that has model number SCH-I510. […]

5 New iPhone 4S Features That Android Already Has

Find My Friends and Google Latitude

Underwhelmed by yesterday’s iPhone 4S announcement? You’re not alone. Aside from the fact that the world didn’t get the iPhone 5 it was expecting, many of the new features included in the 4S aren’t all that exciting or revolutionary. Sure, they’re new for iPhone users, but the Android fans in the house have been there, […]

Verizon 4G LTE Network Down Nationwide?


I’ve just received a couple of tips from some Verizon 4G LTE owners saying that their devices are currently stuck in 3G after losing 4G LTE service. I thought it might have been an isolated incident but now I’m seeing Droid-Life reporting the issue with tons of comments so I think there might actually be […]

Verizon 4G LTE Smartphone Roundup: Which Device to Consider?


With the imminent launch of the Motorola Droid Bionic on Verizon Wireless, users looking at fast mobile broadband data on the carrier’s 4G LTE network will have many choices. In this roundup, we’re going to take a look at the first generation of 4G LTE devices, including the Thunderbolt, Droid Charge, and LG Revolution, and […]

iPhone 4 Remains Popular Ahead of iPhone 5 Launch

iPhone 4

The iPhone 4 has been out for over a year now and there are rumors swirling about a new iPhone launching later this month or at some point in October however it appears the iPhone 4 is still the best selling smartphone on both AT&T and Verizon Wireless. According to Canaccord Genuity analyst Mike Walkley, […]

Droid Charge Latest 4G LTE Phone to See Price Fall to A Penny

Droid Charge

It seems some HTC ThunderBolt owners took offense when I said I couldn’t recommend the HTC ThunderBolt unless it cost a penny or if it was free. It fell to a penny on a new contract at Amazon yesterday. I hope that Samsung Droid Charge owners don’t take the same offense when I say the […]

Samsung Droid Charge Keeps Getting Cheaper

Samsung Droid Charge

Tired of waiting for the Motorola Droid Bionic? Have a feeling that the Samsung Galaxy S II won’t have LTE on Verizon? Want 4G LTE access without paying a fortune? Want Verizon LTE instead of AT&T LTE? Don’t want to deal with the HTC ThunderBolt’s issues? Not intrigued by the HTC Vigor or the 4G […]

Verizon 4G LTE Smartphone Prices Fall Further Ahead of Major Launches


We still have no idea when the Motorola Droid Bionic will be coming, September is quickly becoming the front runner, but that hasn’t stopped retailers from slashing the prices on the current crop of Verizon 4G LTE smartphones. We have seen Wirefly do it and now, it’s Amazon’s turn as the retailer has cut the […]

HTC ThunderBolt Reboot Update Has A Sinister Side

HTC ThunderBolt

As you probably know, Verizon rolled out an update for the HTC ThunderBolt that has seemingly fixed the random reboot issues that had been plaguing the device for weeks on end. And while that’s fantastic, there is also a dark side to the update that Verizon decided not to publicize, something that will come in […]

Wireless Battery Covers Arrive for HTC ThunderBolt, Droid Charge, Droid 3, More

ThunderBolt Wireless Charging Cover

If you’ve been interested in acquiring a Wireless Charging Inductive Battery Cover for your Verizon-branded Android smartphone, you’re in luck because the carrier has released covers for a slew of top of the line Android devices. The phones that the cover is now available for are the HTC ThunderBolt, the Samsung Droid Charge, the newly […]

Amazon Giving Away Apps, Music, & eBooks With Android Purchases

amazon wireless promo

Amazon’s phone and tablet center, Amazon Wireless, is offering an extra incentive to buy your next Android phone or tablet from them. The retailer will throw in $15 worth of vouchers for purchases in the Amazon Appstore, Amazon MP3, and the Kindle store. Good from now through October, buyers will get $5 to use  for […]

Why Verizon 4G Smartphone Prices Keep Falling

HTC ThunderBolt

It could be the tiered data, it could be the issues or it could the Motorola Droid Bionic that is pushing people away but whatever the case may be, prices on Verizon’s 4G LTE smartphones continue to fall and this time it’s over at mobile retailer Wirefly who is offering the HTC ThunderBolt for $99 […]