HTC ThunderBolt: Ages Worse Than Charlie Sheen

HTC ThunderBolt Ages Charlie Sheen

One of the hardest parts about reviewing phones is knowing which phones will hold up over time. The HTC ThunderBolt is a prime example, one which, to my dismay, I own. While all phones age, the ThunderBolt has aged worse than Charlie Sheen in the last 9 months. We’ve covered the issues of the HTC ThunderBolt before, […]

Gift Guide: 5 Gifts You Shouldn’t Give in 2011

BlackBerry PlayBook

While we’ve been busy telling you about all of the gadgets and gizmos that you should be buying this holiday season, it’s time to switch gears a little bit and tell you about a few things that shouldn’t be on your wish list this 2011 holiday season. We know that there are going to be […]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Suffering from HTC ThunderBolt Syndrome

HTC ThunderBolt

Today marks yet another day in the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus Release Date circus with November 21st again being thrown around as a possible release date for the Android 4.0-powered device. That date though isn’t just a rumor. No, in fact, it was confirmed by Google who says that the phone will be launching “pretty […]

HTC Rezound Compared to HTC ThunderBolt in New Video

HTC Rezound

Yesterday, we got our first extensive look at the upcoming HTC Rezound aka HTC Vigor, a device that will more than likely be announced by HTC at an event in New York City on November 3rd. Today, another video has surfaced offering up yet another sneak peek at the highly anticipated smartphone. This time though, […]

14 Days With the iPhone 4S: An Android Switcher

iPhone 4S review

For the past 14 days, I have been using an iPhone 4S as my primary phone. Up until October 14th, I was a very happy Android user, one that appreciated the iPhone as a competitor, but didn’t really see myself using an iPhone as my primary device. Update: 6 Months With the iPhone 4S I outlined my major concerns of switching […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Rolling Out Once Again

HTC ThunderBolt

The HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update appears to have made its triumphant return to the airwaves, something that we expected to happen sometime this week, and it’s now pushing out to ThunderBolt owners. I’ve heard from a few different people around the U.S. who were able to pull the update and I’m now seeing other places […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Re-Release Is Imminent

HTC ThunderBolt

We had heard that the HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update might be making its glorious return at some point in the not-so-distant future and sure enough, it appears that things are in motion as Verizon has updated its support PDF for the update and it now lists the update as 2.11.605.5 which is the same version […]

HTC ThunderBolt Owners Coping With Buyer’s Remorse

HTC ThunderBolt

A few days ago I wrote about how HTC and Verizon were preparing to bring back the HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update  from the dead. And while I knew that the news would please quite a few owners of Verizon’s first 4G LTE smartphone, I also knew that would open up old wounds. Wounds that will […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Said to Be Returning Soon

HTC ThunderBolt

It has been awhile since we last heard from HTC and Verizon regarding the HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update that was pulled but it looks like we might finally have some good news. According to a tweet from HTC’s main account, both companies anticipate the update to make its grand return soon. How soon? HTC failed […]

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, […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Pulled by Verizon?

HTC ThunderBolt

It has only been a couple of days since the long awaited HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update starting rolling out to owners of Verizon’s original 4G LTE flagship but it would appear that within those few days, ThunderBolt owners and Verizon have discovered some horrific bugs within the software that apparently have caused Big Red to […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Now Available

HTC ThunderBolt

Well folks, the wait is finally over – just like we said it would be – and those of you out there with the HTC ThunderBolt can now go into your Settings and pull the Gingerbread update for download. That’s right. This isn’t an OTA. You can manually pull it this very moment and finally […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Roll Out Is Imminent

HTC ThunderBolt

Yesterday, we learned from an HTC rep that the HTC ThunderBolt’s Gingerbread update was still on track for a release in September and that it would be rolling out to owners very soon. As it turns out, the HTC Twitter account was not full of it as the ThunderBolt’s Gingerbread update changelog has appeared over […]

Radio Shack Offering $100 off Verizon Smartphones, $50 Off iPhones

iPhone 4

To celebrate the arrival of Verizon Wireless smartphones, Radio Shack has announced that it will be taking $100 off a purchase of a Verizon smartphone with the signing of a new two year contract. That $100 is instant, not a mail-in rebate, and it applies to all Verizon smartphones that Radio Shack currently offers, a […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Leaks Out Again

HTC ThunderBolt

HTC has promised HTC ThunderBolt owners on Verizon an upgrade to Gingerbread before the end of September and as it stands, we are getting dangerously close to the end of the month. And that’s what makes this next little tidbit so exciting. The ThunderBolt’s Gingerbread update has leaked out before, but this time, we’re right […]

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 […]

App Access the Key to Carriers’ Fight Against Android Rooting

Android root

For users who like to customize their smartphone, Android has offered a big advantage over the iPhone, but recently this advantage has been cut back or removed all together by chipping away at the apps users who are rooted can use. Back in the old days, when Android first began making inroads on multiple carriers one of […]

Get a $50 Gift Card with Verizon Phones From Amazon

Droid Bionic 4G LTE

Amazon is offering a pretty spectacular deal on new Verizon phones. Right now if you purchase a Verizon device, you get a $50 gift card good for anything the online retailer sells. Some of these deals are so cheap that you’ll actually make $49.99 by purchasing the phone. The best deals here can be found on […]