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Samsung Galaxy S III for T-Mobile for only $199.99

Samsung Galaxy S III for T-Mobile for only $199.99

Being a T-Mobile customer myself, I can’t tell you how irritated I was to see what they expected me to pay for a Samsung Galaxy S III. Especially when ever other carrier had the device priced lower and identical, with the exception of rebates of course. I couldn’t believe they wanted $279.99 after a $50 […]

GameTanium subscription service launches with Verizon

GameTanium subscription service launches with Verizon

Verizon has recently announced that they have launched Extent’s GameTanium service on their network. GameTanium is an exclusive subscription based Android gaming service where you pay a flat monthly fee and can choose from 100 smartphone and 50 tablet Android games. “We are excited to bring the launch of the GameTanium smartphone and tablet service to Verizon […]

Verizon is not unlocking the Galaxy S III bootloader after all

Verizon is not unlocking the Galaxy S III bootloader after all

In yet another twist involving Verizon’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S III, contrary to our earlier report, Verizon will not provide a software update to unlock the encrypted bootloader. Several users obtained information from Verizon and Samsung customer service reps indicating the Galaxy S III would be unlocked “soon.” The misunderstanding appears to stem […]

Pair of root methods developed for Sony Xperia S

Pair of root methods developed for Sony Xperia S

Owners of Sony’s Xperia S phones may be interested in a couple root methods that have been developed for the handsets. The methods get around the locked bootloader of the Xperia S. Over on the XDA Developer forums, member Sharaz22 has developed a “long” method to root the Xperia S. The method uses several batch […]

Sprint’s 4G LTE network now live in 15 cities

Sprint’s 4G LTE network now live in 15 cities

If you’re a Sprint user, you might be able to access Sprint’s new 4G LTE network, depending on where you are. Yesterday, Sprint officially launched the new service in 5 markets: Kansas City, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, and Texas. Instead of stopping at those 5 cities, today they announced that the new 4G LTE service […]

Sony pushes Xperia NXT Series devices to the U.S.

Sony pushes Xperia NXT Series devices to the U.S.

Sony is a name many of us know, but few of us in the states actually own. There are a handful of devices that have crossed the ocean, one of the best known was the Xperia Play. More recently AT&T brought the Xperia Ion to U.S. customers, but many great devices have been left as […]

Magic Pro iGoGo TV review: Android with webcam for your TV [Hands on Video]

Magic Pro iGoGo TV review: Android with webcam for your TV [Hands on Video]

I had a chance to try out the Magic Pro iGoGo TV (MP-188), which is a simple box that brings Android 2.3 to your television. This shouldn’t be misunderstood with Google TV. Google TV is a completely different interface designed for TV’s whereas the iGoGo brings the full Android experience to your TV. It behaves […]

15 more cities get Sprint 4G LTE coverage Activated

15 more cities get Sprint 4G LTE coverage Activated

Just last week the first city, Kansas City, and outlying areas got their first taste of Sprint’s 4G LTE services. It gave all of those early 4G device adopters something to finally smile about when that nifty little logo appeared on their screen. Sprint is continuing its roll out of the next-gen data services and […]

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