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 […]

HTC Vigor Launching as HTC Rezound on Verizon?


The much talked about next-generation HTC Vigor, which is rumored to be a 4G LTE handset with a 720p HD resolution display, may launch as the HTC Rezound once it hits Verizon Wireless in the U.S. The device had several possible names in the past, and it was believed to possibly launch as either the […]

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 […]

Why I Replaced My Thunderbolt with a MiFi


I bought an HTC Thunderbolt earlier this year for two reasons – I wanted to play with an Android phone and I liked the option of using it as a wireless hotspot with unlimited data, something that my older Novatel 2200 MiFi didn’t offer on the Verizon network. They only offer limited data contracts. Sure […]

Gingerbread for HTC ThunderBolt and Droid Incredible Coming in September

HTC ThunderBolt

Finally, we have something official about the Gingerbread updates for the HTC ThunderBolt and the Droid Incredible. We’re talking official official here, not just from an HTC rep. But from HTC’s Facebook page which has just confirmed that Android 2.3 or some variation of it will be arriving for both of these beautiful phones at […]

HTC ThunderBolt Price Falls to a Penny at Amazon

HTC ThunderBolt

Can’t say that I am shocked to see the HTC ThunderBolt available on Amazon  for a mere penny but I will say this. If you’ve been looking to get on board the Verizon 4G LTE train and absolutely, positively don’t care about the Motorola Droid Bionic or any other 4G LTE phones that might launch […]

Kevin’s Mobile Trio of Tech: Notebook, Tablet and Phone

My Trio of Tech

Many of us have a trinity of mobile devices that we use on a regular basis: often a notebook, a tablet and a smart phone. I use a couple of notebooks, one primary tablet and two smart phones, all of which make up Kevin’s Trio of Tech. Notebook Computer: 15″ Apple MacBook Pro If you […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [August, 2011]


It’s that time of the month again and we have thrown together five Android phones, currently on the market, that we think are the best that money can buy. Now, before you go out and buy one of these, keep a couple of things in mind. One, obviously, you may not agree with this list. […]

Leaked Official Gingerbread Build for HTC Thunderbolt Ready for Download


While HTC and Verizon are now saying that the official release of Android 2.3 Gingerbread for the HTC Thunderbolt, the carrier’s debut 4G LTE smartphone, will be coming this fall, eager users who don’t want to wait can now download a leaked official build of Gingerbread for their devices. Though the build that’s leaked is […]

Skype for Android Brings Video Calls to 17 Devices, Including ThunderBolt

Skype Video Calls on Android ThunderBolt Charge and More

Skype has finally released an update to their Android app which brings video calling to the masses. Skype 2.1 is now available with support for video calling on 17 new devices, including many popular smartphones. The update brings video calling to Android 2.2 device from several manufacturers as well as bug fixes and performance enhancements. Support for […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Slated for Q3


The reboot problem on the HTC ThunderBolt  has come and gone but there are still some issues that remain, issues that ThunderBolt owners are hoping will get fixed with a Android 2.3 roll out, one that we thought was going to be taking place at some point in Q2 and more specifically on June 30th. […]

Leaked Verizon Docs Reveal Droid Bionic, HTC Vigor, LG Revolution 2


Three new Verizon Wireless high-end devices were shown in a newly leaked Verizon document that were sent to retailers for guidance on the minimum advertised price, or MAP. The list includes the Motorola Droid Bionic, which was confirmed by Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha to launch in September, the venerable and powerful HTC Vigor, which may […]

Free Battery Cover with Wireless Charger Purchase at Verizon

Verizon Wireless Charging Pad

I’ve been looking forward to wirelessly charging my HTC ThunderBolt since the day I saw the LG wireless charger months and months ago. We’ve seen the battery backs for several devices, but up until now haven’t been tempted to pay the pricey fee for a battery charger and battery back. The Verizon deal of the […]

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 Gingerbread Update Suffers A Setback

HTC ThunderBolt

Last we heard from the HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update, it had missed its rumored June 30th release date. Things have been pretty much dead in terms of news for the update and it appears that there is a good reason for that. An HTC rep has confirmed to a ThunderBolt owner that the update has […]

HTC ThunderBolt Price Slashing Begins, Don’t Bite

HTC ThunderBolt

In a shocking turn of events (not really), the price of the HTC ThunderBolt has plunged all the way down to $60 at Wirefly in a likely attempt to lure in those still on the fence about buying the upcoming Motorola Droid Bionic. Unfortunately, the offer is only for new Verizon customers which means that […]