Posted by dnovak on October 17, 2012 ·
Beginning October 25th, the new Sprint LTE Galaxy Note II will become available. Sprint just announced that it’ll make the handset available to new customers and upgrade-eligible folk for $299.99 on a two-year contract, in either marble white or titanium gray. Expect to pay a significant monthly sum too, especially if you eventually want to exploit Sprint’s LTE network. Check [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 17, 2012 ·
Pantech is coming out with their latest AT&T LTE device, the Flex, but it’s first stopping off for the Dew Tour as a marketing tactic. Pantech is not very forthcoming with specifics on the device, and isn’t providing photos yet, but it did mention that the new device will be available in the coming months.
The Flex will be exhibited this weekend at the Pantech Beach Championships [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 9, 2012 ·
Some photos of the new Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 have surfaced, and it looks like it’s a 10-inch slate running Windows 8 and an Intel Atom processor to boot. It will replace the current ThinkPad Tablet, which runs Android. Other noteworthy specs include a 1,366 x 768 IPS display, a 10-hour battery, optional 3G / 4G, micro-HDMI output and a pair of 2MP / 8MP cameras.
Posted by dnovak on May 24, 2012 ·
Verizon has just released the latest of its Jetpack hotspots with the arrival of the ZTE-made model. The Jetpack 890L can share its 4G LTE service with as many as 10 WiFi devices at once. There’s no removable battery like its Novatel-made Jetpack cousin, but you do get Global Ready (read: HSPA) roaming abroad. And at $20 on a contract after a $50 mail-in rebate, the 890L will be [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 7, 2012 ·
HTC and Verizon just unveiled their newest DROID-branded smartphone, the DROID Incredible 4G LTE. It will launch in a few weeks, and the newest addition to the Incredible family features a 4-inch qHD Super LCD display, a dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor, an 8-megapixel camera, Beats Audio and Sense 4 atop Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
No details regarding pricing were made [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 23, 2012 ·
iPhone 5 has been rumored to include 4G LTE for a long time. Now, according to code strings in iOS 5.1, the next iPhone will indeed feature 4G LTE connectivity.
“Enabling 4G will end your phone call. Are you sure you want to enable 4G,” the new iOS 5.1 code said. The references to a phone call make it clear that this the string referes to the iPhone, and not the iPad. The [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 21, 2012 ·
While the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and LG Viper will be the first 4G handsets to launch on Sprint’s upcoming LTE network in the second quarter, there’s a new report that suggests Sprint will follow these models up with a flagship launch early this summer. Blogger S4GRU on Sunday reports that a smartphone code-named the HTC Jet will hit store shelves on June 10th, nearly two [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 7, 2012 ·
The new iPad is here. This is the next generation of Apple’s iOS tablet, and it’s pretty cool. As was rumored, it’s sporting a Retina display, potentially making this the most pixel-packed tablet around. The 9.7-inch screen houses 3.1 million pixels in a 2048 x 1536 arrangement , or about 264 pixels per inch. That’s high-definition at its peak. It’s [...]
Posted by David on January 13, 2012 ·
The Motorola Droid RAZR is being touted as the latest flagship phone from Verizon, and for good reason. The company is claiming that it is the thinnest smartphone to date, and we can’t argue with that. This thing is wafer-thin, but that does not slow down its performance or features. In fact, this sucker is very robust, durable and just plain cool.
The Droid RAZR is a descendant [...]
Posted by David on October 27, 2011 ·
Motorola Droid 4 looks like a QWERTY version the recently announced DROID RAZR
Images and details of an unannounced Motorola DROID4 for Verizon Wireless have been published on the web, revealing a QWERTY version of the Motorla DROID RAZR. The Droid 4 looks like its shape is similar to the all new RAZR, but a tad thicker do to the slide-out keyboard. Specs include a 4-inch display, 4G LTE [...]
Posted by David on March 17, 2011 ·
We’ve been waiting a looooooooong time for this, and today is the day you can find Verizon’s first LTE handset, the HTC ThunderBolt, on sale and available on store shelves and online. Verizon Wireless, Best Buy, and a host of others will be selling the 4G handset for $250 on-contract, OR……Wirefly is selling this 4.3-inch beast online for a reduced $199.99, and Amazon Wireless [...]
Posted by David on March 11, 2011 ·
Reliable sources are confiming the news that the HTC ThunderBolt is now scheduled to launch on March 21st, following repeated delays. This date lines up with an earlier report that noted a March 21st release date briefly featured on HTC’s Facebook page. This new powerhouse of a phone is sure to grab some big sales, as it is boasting the fastest functionality of any phone out on the market, measured [...]
Posted by David on February 15, 2011 ·
DigiTimes is reporting a rumor that a larger iPhone 5 model is in the works, a 4-inch display model to be specific. The report cites component suppliers with their story, and we also know that earlier the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple is working on designs that will allow the iPhone’s screen to reach further toward the edges of the device. So an iPhone 5 with a 15% larger screen is [...]
Posted by David on February 2, 2011 ·
Verizon Wireless LTE modem now supports Apple
—Verizon Wireless on Tuesday improved its VZAccess Manager software by adding Mac support for the Pantech UML290 LTE modem. The new update — VZAccess Manager version 7.2.4 (2534b) — adds support for Apple computers running OS X 10.4 and later.
VZAccess Manager version 7.2.4 (2534b) — adds support for Apple computers running OS X 10.4 and [...]
Posted by David on February 1, 2011 ·
HTC ThunderBolt to have simultaneous voice and data capabilities
—With the HTC ThunderBolt from Verizon Wireless on the horizon, new news of this killer device is indicating that the LTE handset will ship with hotspot-creation capabilities and the ability to simultaneously use voice and data while on Verizon’s 3G network.
HTC Thunderbolt will have hotspot-creation capabilities and the ability [...]
Posted by David on January 15, 2011 ·
Verizon Wireless 2011 LTE city roll out leaked
—-Verizon Wireless is lighting up the country with 4G LTE. BLog Droid-life has got a hold of what they are reporting to be some of the next cities Verizon looks to be launching 4G service.
At the end of 2011, we should see at least 140 markets be blanketed with LTE coverage, and by 2013, Verizon is aiming to have at least 2/3 of the country covered
Posted by David on January 6, 2011 ·
Motorola XOOM tablet announced
—Motorola announced the their latest Motorola XOOM tablet, which is a 10.1-inch full touchscreen device with specs that look pretty cool. Highlights include:
Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS
10.1-inch widescreen HD display
Dual-core 1GHz processor
Full 1080p HD support with HDMI-out port
5-megapixel rear camera with 720p video capture
2-megapixel front-facing camera for [...]
Posted by David on January 6, 2011 ·
Verizon unveils 10 4G LTE device
—Verizon Wireless just announced a slew of new devices built for its 4G LTE network. From smartphones, to tablets, to laptop computers and mobile hotspots , Verizon has been busy. Here are some highlights:
Verizon unveils 10 4G LTE device
HTC ThunderBolt – HTC Sense 2.0, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.3-inch WVGA display, 8-megapixel camera with HD video [...]
Posted by David on January 1, 2011 ·
HTC Thunderbolt Specs
—German blog HTCInside has published a specification list for HTC’s first LTE device: the Thunderbolt 4G (formerly known as the Incredible HD). The list of specifications includes: 4.3-inch screen, 1.2GHz Snapdragon dual-core processor, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with dual-LED flash, 5 megapixel front-facing camera, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, aGPS, 16GB of internal [...]
Posted by David on December 30, 2010 ·
HTC Thunderbolt LTE gets photo op
—The impending arrival of an LTE capable device on Verizon, the HTC Thunderbolt — formerly known as the Incredible HD and Mecha — has been photographed in brilliant color, a week before CES. Blog Droid-Life, a site known for its deep Verizon connections, shot a dozen images of HTC’s first LTE device, taken from all angles and showing all sides. Should [...]
Posted by David on December 28, 2010 ·
Now Live, HTC Thunderbolt 4G sign-up page
—HTC’s first LTE device on Verizon will be named Thunderbolt 4G. There is now a live sign-up page that will keep you abreast of all the news relating to this upcoming beast.
HTC’s first LTE device on Verizon will be named Thunderbolt 4G
The page reminds you that on January 6th “HTC will be the first to 4G. Again.” and will kindly take your name [...]