Fathers Day 2011: Tech & Gadget Gifts for Dad

Father's Day Gift Guide - Mimobots

With Father’s Day right around the corner we wanted to give you a look at the hottest Father’s Day gifts for dad’s that love technology, gadgets, cameras and more. Dad doesn’t need to be a geek to appreciate these incredibly cool Father’s Day gifts, but it will help. You can head over to Notebooks.com for the full […]

HTC ThunderBolt Random Reboot Fix Coming Later This Month

HTC ThunderBolt

Last we heard about the HTC ThunderBolt random reboot fix was that HTC and Verizon were cognizant of the issue and that they were working together in order to swiftly get out a fix. Well, two weeks later we still don’t have a fix for the issue but it appears that it could be rolling […]

Amazon Drops Prices of Best Selling Verizon Smartphones

Verizon Price Cut

In addition to that sale on Windows Phone 7 devices that its holding throughout June, Amazon is also playing host to a seven day spring sale on some of Verizon’s top of the line devices.So, if you’ve been itching for a phenomenal deal on some of Big Red’s big name phones, the deals that Amazon […]

The 5 Best Big Screen Android Phones

Samsung Infuse 4G

So, you’re looking for a new Android smartphone. One of the big decisions you’re going to have to make is how big you want the display to be. You can go compact at 3.8 inches, you can grab a medium sized one at 4 inches or you may want a smartphone with a big screen. […]

Amazon Wireless Offers Great Prices on 4G Android Smartphones for Memorial Day

AmazonWireless - HTC EVO 4G deal

Amazon isn’t about to let WireFly have all the great Memorial Day Deals on Android devices. Through the weekend Amazon is cutting the prices on new phones from Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint. UPDATE: We’ve just heard that Amazon may be offering the HTC Thunderbolt, LG Revolution, Samsung Droid Charge,  and Google Nexus S 4G completely free […]

Memorial Day Android Deals – Droid Incredible 2 Free + $25 Off Any Phone

Memorial Day Deal Incredible 2 Free

WireFly is cutting prices on a collection of Android smartphone from Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile for the holiday weekend. These Memorial day deals include new phones like the Xperia Ply and LG Revolution as well as free with a 2 year contract pricing on a collection of older devices. These deals offer savings of up to $200 […]

HTC ThunderBolt Mini Headed to Verizon?

HTC ThunderBolt

While a number of mysterious HTC phones have popped up lately for other providers like the HTC Holiday and HTC Lead for AT&T, HTC Doubleshot for T-Mobile and the HTC Kingdom for Sprint, it’s not shocking to see a mystery phone appear front and center for Verizon, a phone that is currently called the Mecha […]

How To Tether To Your Android Phone with WiFi Tether

Wi-Fi Tether app

WiFi Tether is an app for rooted Android phones that lets you use your phone as a wireless hotspot. This allows users to bypass carriers’ built-in Wi-Fi hotspot software, which is especially helpful on phones that come with unreliable hotspot apps, such as the HTC Thunderbolt. Installing the WiFi Tether App Keep in mind you […]

Is There a Lack of Smartphone Diversity on Verizon’s 4G LTE Network?


Granted, 4G LTE and its consumer-facing devices are still in an infancy period having only been recently made available for purchase within the last few months, but the three Android smartphones–two of which are available today and one coming later this week–all exhibit similar traits. For one, all three devices are touchscreen-only devices so that […]

How to Use Your Android Phone with iOS Dock Equipped Audio Accessories

CableJive Dock Input Connector

As someone who has recently entered the Android arena after being a an Phone user, one problem is using my collection of iOS audio accessories with my new HTC Thunderbolt. Many accessories have a headphone jack, but for those that don’t, we’ve found a great adapter from CableJive. The CableJive Dock Input Cable ($18.95 )has a female 30-pin […]

How To “Auto” Root the HTC Thunderbolt on a Mac [Video]

HTC Thunderbolt Root Process for Mac

There is a video on Youtube showing how to “auto” root your HTC Thunderbolt thanks to a program written by the thetechREF who posted it. We put “auto” in quotes because it does require interaction from the user, but at least there are no command line strings to enter into Terminal and you don’t need […]

Verizon Lights Up 9 More Cities with 4G LTE Coverage

Verizon 4G LTE

Verizon is continuing to light up more and more cities in the United States with its 4G LTE service and today, it announced that nine more cities have now been given the green light and five markets have been given expanded coverage. If you live in any of these cities, 4G LTE is now available […]

HTC And Verizon Working on Fix for HTC ThunderBolt Random Reboots

HTC ThunderBolt

In a bit of bad news, a few days ago, it became apparent that some HTC ThunderBolt owners were dealing with random reboot issues after installing an update for the device. It looks like those cloudy skies are clearing up though as Verizon has confirmed that it and HTC are working on a solution to […]

Droid Incredible 2 Review (Video) – Verizon Wireless

Droid Incredible 2 Review

The Droid Incredible 2 is a followup to one of the most popular Android smartphones from Verizon. Can the new Droid Incredible 2 deliver a worthy replacement to the dated Incredible and compete with 4G smartphones like the HTC ThunderBolt and Droid Charge? Read our Droid Incredible 2 Review to find out. The Droid Incredible 2 is available from Verizon […]

Verizon Extends Free HTC ThunderBolt Hotspot Access To June 15th


The ThunderBolt came with free 4G Hotspot service until May 15th, and now that the date has passed Verizon is sending subscribers text messages letting them know that they can have another month of free, if not finicky, wireless tethering. The new free tethering extension puts the end date in line with the end of […]

How to Install Netflix for Android on Some Unsupported Phones

Netflix on Android

The folks at XDA Developer’s Forum have done it again, giving more people a way to install the new Netflix for Android app on more phones than are officially supported. We tried it on the HTC Thunderbolt with no success. Sadly, while writing this post XDA removed their link to the app’s APK file. Fortunately, […]