RadioShack’s Black Friday ad leaks with multiple Android savings, freebies

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RadioShack’s Black Friday ad has found its way online and, as is usually the case, is full of Android savings.  While some might be for devices from larger companies such as Samsung and HTC, there’s also an offering from outfits such as DiGiX.  Nevertheless, if you’re heading ...

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Droid DNA render leaks with word of “early December” release

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Leave it to @evoleaks to give us a render of the Droid DNA as we’re about to wrap up our work week.  The increasingly busy (and accurate)Twitter account just posted a branded look at the upcoming 5-inch HTC smartphone headed to Verizon in but a few short weeks.  Previously expected in ...

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Verizon Samsung Stratosphere II press images leaked

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Back in August, we heard about the Verizon Samsung Stratosphere II for the first time, and we saw a leaked shot of the phone as well along with the specifications. Now @evleaks tweeted the first ever press shot of the Samsung Stratosphere II, and the phone looks really promising. What we know ...

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Pantech Marauder review

What we liked:  Its budget-friendly price and software touches make this a great option for first-time smartphone buyers. Room for Improvement: The overall design is thicker and more chunky than others and its keyboard proves to be difficult on occasion.  Might have tough time against ...

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Verizon intros $99 Spectrum 2 for October 30

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Verizon today announced their next Android smartphone, the LG Spectrum 2, will arrive in but one day’s time. Expected to hit Verizon’s website on October 30, the handset will run $99 with a two-year service agreement and after $50 mail-in rebate.  The phone will show up in retail ...

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No LTE for Nexus 4, Andy Rubin explains why

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With all the hub-bub going around today about the Nexus bomb that Google dropped, some have noticed that in the specifications for the Nexus 4, there’s no mention of LTE. Google covered every base with the Galaxy Nexus, launching it in LTE variants on Verizon and Sprint, and of course an ...

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When is my carrier getting the Galaxy Note II?

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There’s been a lot of chatter these past few weeks about the Samsung Galaxy Note II, and deservedly so. It’s a badass device that all major carriers are expected to carry this fall. So, now you’ve been convinced that it’s the handset for you and you’re looking to ...

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Verizon now taking pre-orders for Galaxy Note II

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Priced at $299.99 with a two-year service agreement, the phone is expected in the "coming weeks".

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Might the HTC DLX arrive at Verizon as Droid DNA?

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A newly leaked minimum advertised price (MAP) for Verizon has surfaced online which suggests the rumored 5-inch HTC smartphone may arrive under the name of Droid DNA.  Known in the past as Droid Incredible X, DIX, and DLX, the phone appears as if it will carry a $199 price tag, something we ...

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AT&T announces Isis Mobile Payment for Austin and Salt Lake City

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Mobile payment service Isis Mobile Wallet has officially rolled out in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah, according to AT&T.  The joint commerce venture was created with T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless and is available to use on nine handsets.  A press release from today advises that ...

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5-inch HTC DLX pictured with Verizon branding

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Pictures emerged yesterday which show an  5-inch HTC smartphone with Verizon branding, tying recent multiple rumors together.  The fine folks at Android Central were passed a trio of images of the device which show a Droid Incredible-like design for the large device. Have you seen today's ...

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Google Play carrier billing coming soon to Verizon Wireless

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Google Play Store offers a lot of goodies for Android users, like there is music, movies, books, magazines, and Android applications. Back in May, Sprint enabled the carrier billing for all the Google Play content, which means Sprint users can pay for the purchased content from the Google Play ...

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Droid Razr HD, Droid Razr Maxx HD to arrive October 18

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Verizon today announced that the Motorola Droid Razr HD and Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD will arrive in a week’s time.  Slated to hit stores and online October 18, the two devices will be offered in black with the Droid Razr HD also available in white. Pricing and storage options are as ...

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Verizon’s 4G LTE network grows to 400 markets well ahead of schedule

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Verizon announced yesterday that they will soon see its 4G LTE network expand to reach more than 400 markets, well ahead of schedule.  The original goal was to hit 400 markets by the end of the year so congratulations are certainly in order for the October 18 milestone.  Come next week ...

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Samsung says Android 4.1 update for U.S. Galaxy S III models “coming soon”

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Samsung has put together a quick and simple list of U.S. smartphones which are either getting or are expected to receive their Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update.  As of right now it basically acts as a placeholder or jumping off point for a number of Galaxy S III models and a trio of Nexus ...

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