HTC’s next flagship could be called the ‘Bolt’

Arguably one of HTC’s most popular phones, the Verizon #Thunderbolt might be getting the long overdue successor. If a trademark filing is anything to go by, the Taiwanese manufacturer is looking to release the “HTC Bolt” over the coming months. Naturally, it’s hard to imagine a device with this name being catered for the mid-ranged segment,

Android Weekly: Noteworthy News Stories From Last Week

Last week was pretty eventful for a number of reasons. Wednesday was host to the BlackBerry 10 announcement, which has been widely talked about over the course of the week. The announcement of the Z10 and the Q10 managed to impress us all, and there were plenty of comparisons being made too, which we love.

HTC Thunderbolt Gingerbread Update Finally Arrives!

HTC Thunderbolt owners, the moment you’ve all been waiting for is finally among us.  The HTC Thunderbolt Gingerbread update is starting to roll out. If you own a Verizon Wireless HTC Thunderbolt go to settings, about phone, check for update. Doing this should prompt you to download the update and then install it. It’s a

Gingerbread Update For HTC Thunderbolt Halted

It was here, and now it’s gone, the Gingerbread update for the HTC Thunderbolt has been halted by Verizon and HTC. Voicemail notifications are being blamed as the reason that the update was pulled.  Apparently, once HTC Thunderbolt owners took the over the air update to Android 2.3, they began experiencing problems with Voicemail notifications.

Some Carolina & Tennessee Cities To Get Verizon 4G/LTE Thursday

Good news this morning from Verizon Wireless and their Carolina and Tennessee President, Jim Fountain. You can look for some major 4G/LTE expansion in North Carolina and Tennessee.  If you live in one of these  states you can look for faster speeds and reliability as well as access to Verizon’s line up of 4G/LTE devices

Verizon Wireless Stores Finally Get HTC Thunderbolt Charging Back

If you’ve been waiting for the HTC Thunderbolt charging back plate that is compatible with the Verizon Wireless charging dock, the wait is over, at least in most stores. Verizon Wireless corporate stores started receiving the wireless charging battery cover for the HTC Thunderbolt. The inductive battery cover allows you to charge your HTC Thunderbolt

2 Awesome Contests, 4 Awesome Android Prizes!

We’ve got two awesome Android contests running right now. If you spent the weekend under a rock we want to quickly bring you up to speed. First off we are giving away a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the “Sing For Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1” contest.  We’re sure you’re aware of singing for your

HTC CEO Peter Chou: No More Locked Bootloaders

“There has been overwhelmingly customer feedback that people want access to open bootloaders on HTC phones. I want you to know that we’ve listened. Today, I’m confirming we will no longer be locking the bootloaders on our devices. Thanks for your passion, support and patience,” Peter Chou, CEO of HTC You read it correctly, Peter

Droid Charge Gets System Update On Day 1

Today is the big day for those waiting for the highly anticipated Samsung Droid charge on Verizon Wireless. Our News Editor, Heaven DeHoff, is covering the roll out of Verizon’s second 4G LTE Android Phone.  We however, have had one for about a month now and today we received an OTA update.  We arent sure

HTC Thunderbolt Help Is On The Way

Verizon Wireless is on the brink of releasing an update that will correct many problems HTC Thundebrolt users are having on America’s first 4G/LTE Wireless Network. Although the carrier isn’t quite ready to release the update which includes a new radio (version some folks over at the Android Central Forums have access to it

HTC Confirms Gingerbread Updates & Denies Flyer To Verizon

Earlier in the year Computerworld did a piece about which manufacturers were best at updating the Android operating system and the leader was definitely HTC. That tradition continues as the Nexus One has already been upgraded to Gingerbread and now more news for other HTC Android devices. According to Android Talk who heard via an