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HTC Thunderbolt Official Android 4.0 ROM Leaked

The official Android 4.0 ROM for the HTC Thunderbolt has been leaked by Team BAMF on their forum page. The Thunderbolt was the first LTE smartphone on Verizon’s network, but sadly that wasn’t enough to make it a success. The device was plagued with an array of problems which made it a pain for early

HTC Finally Testing Ice Cream Sandwich On Thunderbolt

Verizon Wireless’ first 4G/LTE phone, the HTC Thunderbolt, may soon be getting Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. According to a leaked email from HTC obtained by VZBuzz, the company is looking for 10 testers for #Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Although it seems like an eternity, the HTC Thunderbolt isn’t even a year old yet.

Verizon Wireless Tells Employees Do Nothing Until HTC Fixes It

Verizon Wireless has sent out official instructions to it’s wireless employees as to what to do if a customer comes in concerned about the HTC security issues brought up this past weekend. The folks over at discovered a major security exploit in a file called “HTCLoggers.apk” .  This file could conceivably allow any app

Verizon Not Ruling The Air Today!

We found it odd that mere hours after we did a crankin speed test of Verizon 4G vs T-Mobile 4G photo on our twitter feed we were seeing 1x in almost the exact same spot. Apparently Verizon Wireless is having a major 4G/LTE outage nationwide that is affecting all of the devices on their 4G

Verizon’s HTC Thunderbolt Outselling iPhone 4 In Verizon Stores

BTIG Research has done a very informal study by calling 150 Verizon Wireless corporate stores across the country in 22 cities across the United States.  In this study they have asked each store which device is selling better the HTC Thunderbolt or the iPhone 4.  61% of the stores they called said they sold about

Howard Stern Switching To Android?

Howard Stern has seemed genuinely intrigued lately by his Producer and side kick Gary Dell’Abate’s new Droid 2 smartphone.  Last week he apparently asked Dell’Abate if the internet was faster on his Droid 2 than Stern’s Blackberry, for which Dell’Abate reported back that it was. One of his listeners, who is some kind of phone

German Nexus S Spotted Running Android 2.4 Hold Your Horses?

Often sensationalistic site Pop Herald has made us aware of a screen shot and a video of a Nexus S in Germany running Android 2.4 although we are only on Android 2.3, Gingerbread. We just recently found out that the next version of Android (presumably for handsets) is Ice Cream Sandwich, could this be the

The Verizon HTC Thunderbolt’s Awesome Start Up Sequence

We reported on the HTC Thunderbolt coming to Verizon as a 4G/LTE Android powered smartphone. Well a little later in the day our very own Russell Holly discovered the awesomeness that is the HTC Thunderbolt’s start up sequence. Without further babble here it is: Source: TMFDG

Thunder Thunder Thunder Bolt Hooooooooooooooo

Las Vegas, NV- Our friends over at, where we write the Business of Google column, got their hands on an HTC Thunderbolt 4G LTE phone on Verizon Wireless last night for just a few short minutes.  In that quick time they snapped some great photos and were able to run a benchmark. As suspected