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New FCC Chairman Tells Carriers to Unlock Phones

Early this year the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) came into effect making it illegal to unlock a phone in the United States without the permission from the existing carrier. Since the law became effective there have been lots of petitions and even legislations for phones to be freely unlocked in the United States. The

CTIA 2012 Hands On With The ZTE Era

The new ZTE Era was originally introduced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February.  This new Android powered smartphone is ZTE’s flagship smartphone for this season and with it’s specs you can definitely see why. It’s powered by the Nvidia Tegra 3 4+1 core (quad-core) processor. It also features Nvidia’s Icera 450 HSPA+ modem.

CTIA 2012 We Go Hands On With The ZTE V96 Android Tablet

Here at CTIA 2012 in New Orleans the ZTE block was definitely hot with several of their new Android devices that debuted at MWC on display and ready for hands on. The ZTE V96 Android tablet features a respectable 1.7ghz Qualcomm SnapDragon S4 dual-core processor.  The 10.1″ tablet has a 1280×800 pixel multitouch display and

CTIA 2012 We Check Out The “Thing Sling”

This is one of those contraptions, or accessories that seems so simple that you think “Why didn’t I think of that” well the reason is because Thing Sling did.  These cell phone holders allow you to easily grip your phone and NOT DROP it which is always useful. Thing Sling comes in a variety of

Virgin Mobile Announces 4G With HTC Evo V 4G May 31

As originally tipped here, to the world, by Thedroidguy last summer, Sprint has shifted their 4G WiMax network to their prepaid brands, Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile. Virgin Mobile USA will introduce 4G speeds to their prepaid customers on May 31st with the introduction of the HTC Evo V 4G. The new HTC Evo V

CTIA 2012: We Talk With Safely About Android And More VIDEO

We talk with Safely. Safely specializes in kids and safety on smartphones. The company covers everything from texting while driving, geo-locating kids and family members, and smartphone management. Most families want to get their younger children a smartphone. Smartphones, Androids in particular can be very useful. But once the decision is made to get the

More Info Emerges On Sprint’s “HTC One X”?

I’m still not totally comfortable calling the phone that’s rumored to be heading to Sprint as the next Evo, the HTC One X. The reason is because HTC made it pretty clear in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress which carriers were getting One series phones and both Sprint and Verizon Wireless were not one of

Pepcom: Size Doesn’t Matter, Open For All Working Journalists

Typically during coverage of a major trade show or event, if you’re reading Thedroidguy than you hear about Pepcom. Whether it’s in stories, or mentioned in videos, Pepcom events are regularly attended by Thedroidguy and thousands of other accredited, and working technology journalists. Pepcom events or “Digital Experience”, events are demo events for working journalists

Sprint Prepares For Green Holiday At Kansas City Headquarters

Sprint has been a strong supporter of environmental causes for many years. They were the first major carrier with an eco-friendly Android device the Samsung Replenish. Local Sprint stores are constantly involved with eco-friendly community initiatives and Sprint has always been active in battery recycling. When Dan Hesse gave his keynote address at CTIA Enterprise