Best Buy knocking $99 off HTC smartphones on December 4

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Best Buy will be holding a one-day sale tomorrow, December 4, where the retailer will discount HTC smartphones. The promotion, which you likely know from the headline, will be $99 off HTC smartphones. Among those getting the discount treatment are popular models such as the One X (AT&T), ...

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More proof of a 7-inch Galaxy Note

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New benchmarks have been spotted which seem to substantiate the claims that Samsung may be readying a 7-inch version of the Galaxy Note experience. Previous DLNA certifications, which suggested that a GT-N5110 was on the horizon, line up pretty closely with the model number (GT-N5100) in these ...

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Tech 21 GSIII Impact Shell review

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The Tech21 Impact Shell is a unique protective case for your Samsung Galaxy S III in that it features a secret sauce. No, we’re not talking about Thousand Island dressing or anything like that. In this case, Tech21′s special ingredient is their D3O technology. D3O is a patented ...

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Redbox Instant video to launch in coming weeks

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The Verizon-powered Redbox Instant video streaming service is expected to launch in the coming weeks, according to GigaOM. The would-be Netflix-killer could get started as soon as December 17, with an Android app ready to roll.

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Verizon’s Galaxy Note II arrives November 29

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Verizon and Samsung have officially confirmed that the Galaxy Note II will be available at the carrier’s retail locations on November 29. What’s more, those that pre-ordered the device will find that they will be receiving the smartphone on the same day. Shipments started today and ...

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HTC taps new marketing chief in turnaround effort

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HTC has hired a new marketing chief to help the company kick off a new phase of brand marketing in the coming year. Taking his seat in January, Benjamin Ho will replace outgoing John Wang as the company’s head of marketing decisions. Internally, HTC is referring to this new effort as ...

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Android now powers 44% of tablet market

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The tablet race tightens as Apple sees its lowest market share yet for the iPad.

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iOS edges Android in U.S. with help from iPhone 5

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Apple has recaptured a slight edge in U.S. market share thanks to the launch of the iPhone 5. The twelve week period ending in late October sees Apple pulling in 48.1 percent of the market while Android follows closely with 46.7 percent of the pie. Research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech ...

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LG Optimus G2 rumors starting up already?

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Details include a quad-core 2GHz CPU, 5-inch 1080p HD display, and Android 5.0.

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Miss Black Friday? Check out these penny deals at Amazon!

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Ten Android smartphones for only one penny each for both new users and existing subscribers.

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Comparison: Sony Odin, Sony Yuga, HTC Droid DNA, Galaxy S III – benchmark showdown

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In the ever-changing world of Android devices, the blogosphere is always looking to lets the world know which devices are worth their time – and their money. Now, we’ve got a look at a comparison of not only size, but of benchmarks, for 4 of the biggest devices around. The Sony ...

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RadioShack offering Verizon Galaxy S III with discounts, coupons, and Google Play credits

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Considering picking up a Samsung Galaxy S III? Considering going through Verizon for the hot smartphone? You might want to also consider RadioShack’s deal for the handset which just launched this morning.  Running for two days only, you can get the Samsung device with all sorts of ...

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Verizon gets its 4G LTE version of Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

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Verizon has become the latest wireless provider (Sprint, AT&T) to announce its version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. A press release from today advises that the 10.1-inch tablet is available for $499 where can be paired with a month-month data plan. Should you have one of the ...

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AT&T announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

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AT&T has officially announced its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, listing all their wireless and U-Verse promotions for the coming few days. While we’d like to have seen more cutting-edge hardware or newer models, the deals aren’t all that bad. We’ve pulled out the ...

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HTC and Apple start playing nice, Peter Chou negates media estimates

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If you haven’t heard, HTC and Apple reached a sudden 10-year licensing agreement in their ongoing patent lawsuits. It made a little noise, and gave us hope that OEMs will stop pointless patent wars and get back to innovating. No details on the deal were released, but media reports ...

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