LG bows new ‘Optimus’ logo ahead of MWC

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LG has a brand spankin’ new logo for their growing line of Android-powered Optimus handsets.  So anxious to roll it out are they that the company has put together a dedicated press release.  With Mobile World Congress but a few days away we can expect to see some new branding for the ...

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Finer details for HTC One X (Endeavor) come into light

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We’re getting down to the wire here as Mobile World Congress approaches so it makes sense to get a few final leaks for various smartphones.  Such is the case here as we learn a few finer details for the HTC One X.  Formerly known as the Edge and/or Endeavor, this model is said to be... ...

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LevelUp paves it’s way to 4 new cities

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LevelUp, is supposedly “the better way to pay” and while that may be true, not many people have had the chance to use it. Well, they just doubled your chances by opening up in four new cities. Starting off six months ago in only two cities, Boston and Philly, LevelUp is now ...

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Future plans unveiled for US Cellular 4G LTE network

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A couple weeks ago we learned all about US Cellular’s plans to get in the 4G LTE game. Today they announced future plans for the second half of the year. An additional 3,600 cities and towns spread across urban and rural areas will have access to 4G LTE speeds. Offering data at speeds up ...

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Sony Ericsson is dead; Long live Sony Mobile Communications

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We've been waiting months to break out the traditional proclamation!

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NVIDIA says quad-core smartphones to ship this quarter

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Speaking on the company’s earnings call yesterday, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang advised that quad-core Tegra 3 smartphones would begin shipping later this quarter.  Given that Mobile World Congress is only a few days off and a number of OEMs are expecting to announce quad-core handsets, this ...

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Has official Samsung ICS ROM for Galaxy Note leaked already?

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We may still be a few days away from the Galaxy Note hitting AT&T stores around the country but that doesn’t mean Samsung is sitting around twiddling their thumbs.  A new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for the Galaxy Note has leaked online this week which looks to be the real ...

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DigiTimes: Android 5.0 Jellybean to launch in Q2

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Grab your salt shaker for this one - Android 4.0 is already deemed a failure and 5.0 is but a few months off!

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U.S. Cellular offers sweet deals for new customers

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When people are searching for a new smart phone they usually head to one of the four major carriers (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile). Oftentimes the smaller regional carriers are forgotten, even though in some scenarios they may be the better choice. Many factors should go into deciding ...

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Archos Arnova 9 G2 tablet arrives in US for buyers on a budget

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In 2011 we saw tablet sales figures rise, particularly in the 4th quarter around the holidays. Motorola moved over a million units last year. Hoping to capture the hearts and minds of the budget-conscience techies, Archos has engineered a new device known as the Arnova 9 G2. With a $250 price ...

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Verizon trying new retail store design; much to the likes of Apple Stores

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Verizon Wireless currently holds one of the best positions among the 4 major carriers in the US. Arguably, it has one of the best services and devices in the American market, but it seems like their retail store designs need a bit more work. Verizon plans to fix this issue, and is currently ...

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Embrace the Force and win an LG Spectrum from Verizon

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Nothing like a good giveaway to cheer up the mid-week peace, especially when we have the chance to win free phones. This time, Verizon and LG have joined the Dark Force to celebrate the the release of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 3D. They are giving away 5 LG Spectrum smartphones ...

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HTC One X and One S to debut at Mobile World Congress

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HTC is getting amped up for the Mobile World Congress and they are ready to rock the show. We recently showed you some test photos taken by the phones that would launch at MWC. Now, we know the codenames of the devices but we would love to know more about the final branding. Our friends... Read More

Gartner: Android accounts for more than half of smartphones in Q4

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According to research firm Gartner, Android captured 50.9 percent of all smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2011.  Pulling just over half of all sales in the final three months of the year, it’s enough to double Apple’s iOS 23.8 percent share.  Symbian, for its part slid from ...

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ZTE launches ZTE Light Tab 2 in UK, with Gingerbread

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ZTE is a very famous Chinese brand and their devices are well known in USA. We saw the cheap Android tablet launched by Sprint known as ZTE Optik, only for $99 with contract. Now ZTE has launched a new Android powered tablet in UK which is known as ZTE Light Tab 2. It’s a 7... Read More