Sprint executives sat in a 4G roundtable at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain, funny thing is there wasn’t much discussion about WiMax the version of 4G that they are using right now, but rather whether or not they will switch over to LTE. We’ve been reporting on what looks like the demise of
During this mornings HTC Press conference we learned about the HTC Desire S, The HTC Wildfire S, The HTC Incredible S, The HTC Cha-Cha and The HTC Salsa. Those were their phone announcements. Impressive! Then at the end of the presentation Peter Chou announced the HTC Flyer officially. The HTC Flyer is the first tablet
We’ve reported a lot on XDA, and cyanogen mod. The rooting community is part of the Android ecosystem. Typically the headline comes with a “That didn’t take long” as sometimes it’s only taken a few hours of a device to be commercially available, like the Nexus S was rooted before the end of the first
T-Mobile has notified their followers and friends on their facebook page that the Samsung Galaxy S 4G will arrive in T-Mobile retail locations on February 23 for $150 after rebate and on a new 2 year contract. The Samsung Galaxy S 4G is the first 4G phone on T-Mobile to maximize their 21mbps theoretic download
At an event this evening in Barcelona we received a tip from an anonymous source with Verizon that confirmed something we heard earlier in the day on the show floor. Adding to the mysterious price rumors for the highly anticipated Motorla Xoom, we’ve found out something that may be disturbing to true business professionals that
Today Australian carrier Telstra announced that they are rolling out 4G LTE to their customers in Australia before the end of 2011. Telstra will be upgrading their current Next G network in central Australian business districts to 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution). Their plan is to upgrade their existing 1800 mhz spectrum to boost data
It felt like we were watching videos of neat, cute and quirky ways to use the Samsung Galaxy S2. I kept looking at the time on my phone thinking man if we’re going to get to that tab than they need to hurry. Finally in the last 15 minutes of Samsung’s Unpacked Event Kim Titus
Forget what you know about last week being Super Bowl Sunday today is Super Sunday. Usually the day before MWC, or any tradeshow for that matter, opens the big announcements come out. We know that Samsung is announcing it’s whole line up shortly and Sony is also announcing the Sony Xperia Play later today. But
AT&T enters into the 4G space today with the release of the HTC Inspire 4G. Although the Inspire 4G’s big brother on Verizon seems to be getting all the press we’ve spent some time with out HTC Inspire 4G and really like it. Let’s go over the bads first: Battery Life: We’re not sure what
Yesterday we brought you a story about how Digitimes is reporting that LTE will trump Wimax by a factor of 10 to 1 by 2014. Just before we posted that story we also reported that Clearwire is shutting down several of it’s retail store fronts in an effort to cut 15% of it’s work force.
The Thunderbolt is upon us. Many have been waiting for quite some time to hear some pricing for the Thunderbolt and Droid-Life has snagged a pic of a Best Buy ad displaying the Thunderbolt’s pricing. We are currently seeing a $749 full retail price tag and a $249 on a 2 year contract. That’s right
Really theres not much we can write here but watch the video. Notes: Screenshots were submitted by the community, All of the pictures of real people we own and shot ourselves.
This morning after getting going I headed over to Geek.com to read the piece by fellow Android enthusiast and general tech blogger Russell Holly. Holly had ventured out to the Timonium Verizon Wireless store (a north Baltimore affluent suburb) and found less than dismal crowds for the 7am open. Suprised that he had gone to
While Sprint and Clearwire have enjoyed a long lead in the 4G space with their WiMax technology, Verizon, AT&T, MetroPCS, Cellular South and the other carriers across the world that are using Long Term Evolution (LTE) over Interoperability Over Microwave Access (WiMAx) will dominate the 4G space by 2014. Digitimes is reporting that we aren’t