Verizon Announces $299 Droid Bionic for September 8 (Tomorrow!)

And here we thought that September 8th was going to simply pass us by.  Verizon has finally done it, announcing the Droid Bionic for release on September 8th, some nine months after its initial debut.  To be fair here, we’re not talking about the same handset that was shown off in Las ...

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Motorola Announces Gingerbread for Droid 2 Global

Motorola announced earlier this morning that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is available for the Droid 2 Global.  Not to be confused with the update that was recently announced by Verizon, this is for the world-ready version of the handset.  According to the Motorola forums, the update is ...

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Gateway Now Offering 10-inch A60 Honeycomb Tablet for $399

Gateway has become the latest hardware maker to toss their name into the Android tablet ring. Featuring a 10.1-inch display, NVIDIA dual-core Tegra 2 CPU, 5-megapixel camera, 16GB internal storage and support for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Sounds like nearly every other Android tablet out there, ...

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Export Your Google Voice Data with Google Takeout

Let’s pretend that, for whatever reason, you decide that you’ve had enough of Google Voice and want to leave the service behind.  What happens to all of your Google Voice messages, texts, and call records?  It’s yours, take it with you.  Google announced today that Google ...

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VIZIO Announces Update for 8-inch Tablet

VIZIO has announced a software update for their 8-inch VTAB1008 tablet today which includes improvements to battery life, overall speed, and universal remote compatibility. According to the press release, the update enables faster scrolling and UI gestures and improved graphics performance and ...

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HTC Holiday Photo’d with Crazy Fast AT&T 4G LTE Speeds

Boy Genius Report has posted a number of photographs this morning which show AT&T’s forthcoming HTC Holiday in the wild. What’s more, the phone is seen running on the carrier’s yet-to-launch 4G LTE network, pulling down speeds at nearly 30Mbps. Of course, the real-world ...

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Sony Taking Pre-Orders for Tablet S, Shipping Starts September 16

Sony has officially started taking pre-orders for their Tablet S through their own website as well as through various retail outlets.  Expected to start shipping on September 16th in the United States, the 16GB version retails for $499 whereas the 32GB version goes for $599. The Tablet S runs ...

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Verizon Kicks of NFL Season with Updated NFL Mobile App

Verizon has issued an updated version of their NFL Mobile application just in time for the NFL season to kick off. The key feature this time around is the inclusion of live streaming for ESPN’s Monday Night Football, which gets started on September 12th with a double header (New England ...

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Wirefly Taking Pre-Orders for $149.99 Epic 4G Touch

Looking to get your hands on the Galaxy S II series Epic 4G Touch from Sprint?  We can’t blame you, that thing is a beast.  The phone goes on sale September 16th for $199.99 if you decide to go through the carrier.  If you’re one of those people who doesn’t care where it comes ...

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LG’s Optimus 3D Successor Could Feature a 7mm Waistline

LG has hinted that they are working on an ultra-thin successor to their Optimus 3D handset with hopes to have it out in 2012.  Speaking recently with Pocket-Lint, LG’s Dr. Henry Noh mentioned that one place where their phone(s) could get better is in the waistline.  As phones move to ...

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Reminder: HTC Jetstream, LG Thrill 4G on Sale at AT&T

Just a quick reminder for everyone that one really low-priced 3D phone ($99) and one really high-priced Honeycomb tablet ($699.99) have gone on sale this week.  So, if you are an eligible AT&T subscriber, or someone who’s looking to switch carriers, you can get your hands on the LG ...

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Amazon Kindle Tablet Gets Handled and Detailed

Details for the long-awaited Amazon tablet emerged late last week, giving us our best, most descriptive features and expectations to date.  TechCrunch blogger MG Siegler was able to spend time with the device and has provided a very thorough walkthrough of the tablet, which sounds like a ...

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Acer Bows liquidmini Ferrari Edition

So you’re a big fan of Ferrari huh?  How do you show your love?  No, we’re not talking about leather jackets or bedroom posters, although both are a classy move.  If you truly wanna show off your love for the super fast, iconic red car then you need to get the new Acer Liquidmini ...

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Verizon Lures Smart Phone Buyers with $100 Trade-In Coupon

So you’ve decided that you’re ready to pick up an Android handset but you’re undecided as to which carrier is right for you. Verizon, hoping to sway you just a little bit, recently introduced a new trade-in/rebate program. It works like this – buy a new smart phone, ...

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About That ‘HTC Collecting Data’ Thing…

You’ve probably heard the news these last few days that a pair of HTC handsets were recently found to be collecting user data.  As XDA first uncovered, the HTC Sensation and EVO 3D were said to be reporting users’ locations, app notes, location, and other items.  Say what?  Well, before ...

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