Skype With Video for HTC ThunderBolt Now Available

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For all of you HTC ThunderBolt owners out there who have been waiting to get Skype With Video, today is your lucky day because Skype with video capabilities is now available for consumption. For those of you with other devices like the Droid Incredible or the Motorola Xoom, this download won’t work. It looks like […]

Verizon HTC Thunderbolt for $175 at Amazon

Screen shot 2011-04-09 at 12.52.34 AM is selling the HTC Thunderbolt for just $174.99 with free two-day shipping. This price includes free two-day shipping and most buyers won’t have to pay tax up front.This is the best deal on the Thunderbolt at the moment. The HTC Thunderbolt has an MSRP of $599.99, but you’ll only need to pay that if […]

HTC Thunderbolt: Camera and Photo Examples

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The HTC Thunderbolt’s 8MP camera is pretty impressive, at least for a mobile phone. The images shot with the Thunderbolt are crisp and could easily pass as being shot with a point-and-shoot camera, as long as they’re shot with plenty of light. Will the HTC Thunderbolt replace a high-quality point and shoot or DSLR? Absolutely […]

HTC Thunderbolt: Battery Life is Disappointing, Less than 4 Hours


The HTC Thunderbolt’s 4G LTE connection is blazing fast, but all that speed comes at a price. After using the HTC Thunderbolt for a day, I’m disappointed in its real-world battery life and benchmark results. How to Get Better HTC ThunderBolt Battery Life For most of the day yesterday I battled against low battery warnings […]

HTC Thunderbolt Speedtest: Verizon 4G LTE Ridiculously Fast! (video)

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The HTC Thunderbolt is Verizon’s first 4G LTE phone and it is ridiculously, blazingly fast. It is hands down the fastest phone I’ve ever laid hands. I’ve been using the HTC Thunderbolt since I picked it up this morning and I still can’t believe how quickly it downloads and uploads data on 4G LTE. Here’s […]

HTC ThunderBolt: Talk is Cheap, Where are The Pre-Orders?


There’s been a ton of interest in the Verizon Thunderbolt by HTC since it was announced, but relatively few people have actually voted for Verizon’s first 4G phone with their wallets. As I wrote a few days ago, I put my name on the HTC Thunderbolt waiting list at a San Francisco Best Buy store. […]

Verizon: Thunderbolt by HTC Goes on Sale Thursday March 17!


Verizon officially announced that the HTC Thunderbolt will be available starting Thursday March 17 at retail stores and online beginning March 17. That’s right, no more rumors, but a solid Thunderbolt release date! With an official price tag of $249.99, the HTC Thunderbolt will be the first Verizon 4G LTE phone. There have been  HTC Thunderbolt’s price […]

Verizon Thunderbolt: My Best Buy Pre-Order Experience


The HTC Thunderbolt’s release date is a moving target, but that’s not stopping Best Buy from taking pre-orders. I’ve been standing on the Android smartphone sidelines and have decided to buy a Thunderbolt as soon as it’s released…whenever that may be. I forked over $50 to get my name on the list at the local […]

HTC Thunderbolt, Verizon 4G LTE Phones Not Launching Until Summer?


According to Verizon’s CTO, Verizon’s first 4G LTE phones will launch before the second half of 2011.The HTC Thunderbolt is one of the most-anticipated phones of the year and there have been several signs that the phone would be launched earlier rather than later. We’ve written about quite a few Verizon Thunderbolt rumored launch dates, […]

Verizon Wants Thunderbolt Fans to Move “On to Other Topics”


The Verizon Thunderbolt is getting a ton of attention, not all of it good. There’s still not a clear release date for the device, despite the fact that Best Buy, the ‘exclusive’ retail partner for the Thunderbolt launch is already advertising the device in its weekly circular and has been taking pre-orders since February 6 […]