By Christopher Price on September 6, 2012
Motorola is offering $100 if your Motorola device won’t be upgraded to Android 4.1. Problem is, most won’t be able to take advantage of the deal.
Posted in Android, Editorials, Google, Motorola | Tagged Android, android 2.3, Android 4.0, android 4.1, Droid, Droid 3, Droid Bionic, Galaxy Nexus, Gingerbread, Google, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, jelly bean, Motorola, razr m, Verizon | 10 Responses
By Christopher Price on September 1, 2012
Sony may have committed an act of dishonor with this device, but at $87.95, it cleans the iPod touch’s clock.
By Christopher Price on July 17, 2012
Carriers and manufacturers align closer to lock out FoxFi. But, Google is quietly pushing back hard.
Posted in Android, Google, Samsung, Sprint | Tagged Android, android 2.3, Android 4.0, DUN, Epic Touch 4G, foxfi, Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy S II, Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, Nexus, pam, pan, phone-as-modem, sprint, tether, tethering, usb | 6 Responses
By Christopher Price on June 13, 2012
We tackle all three devices, after using them all quite a bit, and I’ll explain why I’m so angry at these trio of devices.
Posted in Android, Editorials, Reviews | Tagged 3.6, 4.0, 5.0, Android, android 2.3, Android 4.0, autonomous gps, editorial, Galaxy Player, galaxy s, galaxy s wi-fi, Gingerbread, gps, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, PMP, portable music player, Reviews, Samsung | Leave a response
By Christopher Price on May 31, 2012
Sony may become the first company to be hit with class-action lawsuit for detrimental reliance over committing, then retracting, promised Android 4.0 upgrade.
Posted in Android, Sony, Verizon | Tagged Android, android 2.3, Android 4.0, Behold II, boycott, class action, galaxy s, Gingerbread, HTC, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, jetstream, lawsuit, Samsung, semc, sony, Sony, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw, Xperia, Xperia Play | 23 Responses
By Humberto Saabedra on April 2, 2012
Sprint to roll out LG Optimus S Android Gingerbread update after months of delays caused by bugs in original September update, first details on Optimus Elite
By Christopher Price on January 10, 2012
The first live shots of the LG Viper LTE, Sprint’s second LTE smartphone announced at CES. Sprint was up-front in saying that the Viper was not as far along in development as the Galaxy Nexus LTE that they also had on show. But, they did show us the phone for the first time. With a [...]
By Christopher Price on January 5, 2012
The Samsung Replenish, Sprint’s coveted “environmentally-friendly” phone got two stories about it at once. First, Sprint announced the immediate availability of Android 2.3, Gingerbread for the smartphone. The update is available from the over-the-air update system, and will be rolled out to all Replenish units in waves. This marks the first mid-range phone update to Gingerbread [...]
By Christopher Price on November 7, 2011
Virgin Mobile is playing to win in prepaid, but they’re burning their most savvy customers in a major way… and people are taking notice. Putting it bluntly, Virgin Mobile is shortchanging their customers on firmware updates, compared to other carriers, and even Sprint’s own postpay brand. It’s not acceptable, it’s wrong, and it needs to [...]
Posted in Editorials, LG, Sprint, Virgin Mobile, Virtual Operators (MVNOs) | Tagged Android, android 2.3, Gingerbread, LG, Optimus S, Optimus V, prepaid, Virgin Mobile, Virtual Operators (MVNOs), vm670 | 17 Responses
By Christopher Price on November 3, 2011
Verizon confirmed to us early this week that the LG Revolution is indeed getting Android 2.3, Gingerbread. However, users have reported to PhoneNews.com, and we’ve confirmed with our own device, that many still cannot update. These issues are reminiscent of the HTC Thunderbolt, which encountered many issues with its Gingerbread rollout. Specifically, LG Revolution owners [...]