MetroPCS adds ZTE Anthem 4G to Android roster

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MetroPCS has added yet another Android smartphone to its burgeoning roster, tapping the ZTE Anthem 4G for release over the coming weeks. As the first 4G LTE handset in the United States, the phone runs Android 2.3 Gingberbread (yikes) and features a dual-core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon process, ...

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Bell, Rogers, and TELUS getting LG Optimus G in November

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Good news for our friends living north of the border, the LG Optimus G is coming to a number of carriers this fall.  Expected to arrive in November, the new quad-core behemoth is set to see support from Bell, Rogers, TELUS, and other retailers. No indication on pricing or specific launch dates ...

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Sprint announces 1 million sales of 4G LTE devices

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While they might not have the same footprint as some of the other players, Sprint’s 4G LTE network is growing pretty quickly.  To that end, the carrier has been bolstering its lineup of 4G LTE -ready devices.  So well in fact, that they have officially announced 1 million 4G LTE devices ...

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Samsung’s ‘Next Big Thing’ ads get update in wake of iPhone 5

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Samsung has a brand new version of its “Next Big Thing” ad campaign ready to hit television airwaves and we’ve got an embedded copy below.  Timed, not coincidentally, with the release of Apple’s new iPhone, the video points out all the stuff that people are getting in ...

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American Airlines arming 17,000 flight attendants with Galaxy Note

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American Airlines has announced that it will begin arming its 17,000 flight attendants with a Samsung Galaxy Note for use on aircrafts. The move is an effort to improve customer satisfaction, and help modernize in-flight services. Keep an eye on your flight attendant the next time you fly the ...

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HTC offering up to $300 credit with new Trade-Up program

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In the market for a new smartphone but don’t know what to do with it?  If you’re considering an HTC for your next device, then there’s a new option to consider.  HTC has unveiled a new Trade-Up program which could net you upwards of $300 (Visa Prepaid Card) cash back for that ...

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Acer introduces 7-inch Iconia Tab A110

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Acer today unveiled its latest tablet, the 7-inch Android 4.1-powered Iconia Tab A110.  Details include a 1.2GHz quad-core (Tegra 3) processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, and a 2-megapixel camera.  As an almost direct competitor to the Nexus 7, the Iconia Tab A110 also boasts a 3420mAh ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Galaxy Note II to cost $299

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U.S. Cellular is the first carrier to announce its price for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note II.  Expected to arrive in “late October”, the 5.5-inch smartphone will run$299.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate.  In a bit of goodwill, U.S. Cellular will change that to an instant rebate ...

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T-Mobile USA names John Legere as new CEO

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T-Mobile has named John Legere as the new Chief Executive Officer for T-Mobile USA, announcing that he takes over effective September 22.  With 32 years experience in the telecommunications and tech field, he brings quite a bit to the table.  According to René Obermann, (CEO of Deutsche ...

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ZTE announces slim Grand Era U985 for China

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ZTE have announced a few things for their customers and we have some news to pass along for all of you fans out there. Let’s cover their super slim Grand Era U985! The Grand Era U985 is a historical breakthrough in domestic China handsets: It contains a PC-class Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core ...

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Galaxy Note II announced for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular

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Samsung today announced that the Galaxy Note II will, in fact, be coming to the United States to all four major carriers.  That means you’ll soon see the 5.5-inch phone and tablet hybrid device at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.  What’s more, U.S. Cellular is already ...

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Dyzplastic previews Intergalactic and Cry-On collectible figures

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Dyzplastic has introduced another two Android collectible figures to drool over and look forward to in the forthcoming Series 3 release.  One, called Intergalactic, is inspired by the Beastie Boys and Japanese construction workers.  The other, Cry-On, is based on a can of Krylon spray paint. ...

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Could LG Optimus G become the Optimus Nexus? Probably

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As many of you know, LG re-introduced the Optimus G yesterday and made it known that it would it hit international markets come October.  With us here in the United States anxiously awaiting our release, we begin to wonder how and where it will make its debut.  Could it be a Verizon follow-up ...

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T-Mobile announces Magenta Days promos for September 21-30

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T-Mobile today announced its latest Magenta Days promotion which takes place from September 21-30.  Like the four other promotional periods that came before, this one sees plenty of Android savings.  There’s a little something for everyone and includes some deals on recent models such as ...

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HTC starts teasing their big announcements on Twitter

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HTC has taken to Twitter to tease their new announcements which take place less than 24 hours from now.  The image you see here is what just went live online, promptly sending nerds into a frenzy. When beautiful hardware meets stunning software: twitpic.com/aw0zjt. — HTC (@htc) September 18, ...

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