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,
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.
Verizon has never been the quickest to update its Android smartphones, which is why we’ve seen several smartphones stuck on older and useless versions of Android while the rest of the world got to taste Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. We’re talking of course about the HTC Thunderbolt on the country’s largest carrier, currently
Will you enjoy Thanksgiving more if the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) update for your HTC Thunderbolt will be rolled out that same day? There have been strong rumors earlier this month that the update will be rolled out in the 3rd or 4th week but there’s no update about it a few hours
Taiwanese phone maker HTC confirmed rumors through its Facebook Page that both HTC Thunderbolt and Desire S will be getting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update by the end of August. This is after the company failed to meet many of its promises in bringing ICS to its devices in July. A report from Google
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
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.
As we prepare for probably the best end of the year finish in modern cell phone history, it seems that Verizon and Amazon may be trying to blow out the HTC Thunderbolt. We’ve already heard several times that a new HTC device, the HTC Vigor is lined up to take the place of Verizon’s first
The update for the HTC Thunderbolt on Verizon to Android 2.3 Gingerbread is starting to look like the release saga we went through earlier in the year. Droid Life has obtained an email to an HTC Thunderbolt owner that clearly says the update has been pulled with no sign of when it will come back
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
Thursday afternoon we reported that Skype just started offering Skype 2.0 for Android with free video chat for select phones. Skype didn’t do an Android wide release with this version. This was most likely because they had tested Skype 2.0 with certain hardware and insured that it would run best on that hardware. The Samsung
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
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
TheDroidGuy and Bitbop have teamed up for another awesome contest, this time the prize is your choice of a Samsung Droid Charge, HTC Thunderbolt or LG Revolution. Why because all of these devices come with Bit Bop preloaded. On Friday June 17h, June 24th and July 1 we’re going to pick a winner for a