HTC Decides To Unlock Bootloaders For Its Devices

HTC's locked bootloader is found in all HTC handsets. Well with the presence of a bootloader, the ability of a user to add his own custom ROM is handicapped to a certain extent. This is not liked by most users with the intention to root the device. But now it seems like HTC is going into full damage control mode with the Taiwanese giant preparing to unlock bootloaders from future handsets. The company gave out the good news through its Facebook page and users are generally happy with HTCs … [Read more...]

Rumor: 9 New WP7 Phones Will Be Shown Off Tomorrow

We all know how get excited we tend to get when we hear about new cellphone launches in the market. Well how about this? Microsoft could well be announcing 9 new WP7 running phones, yeah you heard it right. Microsoft is holding a Windows Phone 7 VIP Preview event tomorrow (May 24th) in New York City where the formal announcements are said to be made. The handsets will be merely announced here and will not be given launch dates. The source that broke out this info believes that the devices could … [Read more...]

Radioshack To Sell the HTC EVO 3D At $199.99 On Contract or $99.99 For a Trade In

The HTC EVO 3D is one of the most expected devices in the market. But we were pretty curious as to how operators or retailers would price the device. The phone has been up for pre order from some time, but no retailer has given a definitive launch date for the device. It is really disappointing considering that this is one of those rare 3D phones in the market which offer a brilliant experience without needing any sort of glasses. And now, a leaked slide by Radio Shack shows that the device is … [Read more...]

Motorola Droid 3 Will Not Have 4G LTE

The Motorola Droid 3's specs were spotted earlier on a website known for benchmarking devices. This website gave out some vital information about Motorola's next big thing. They mentioned that the device would feature a PowerVR SGX540 GPU and a 1 GHz TI dual-core OMAP4 processor which is very tempting to say the least. Also known was the screen size (4 inches) and its qHD resolution which promises some thrills. Plus a front and back camera and a physical slide out keyboard. And now a new … [Read more...]

T-Mobile’s “Insomnia Sale” Postponed To Wednesday Midnight EDT

T-Mobile's "Insomnia Sale" which will feature devices like the T-Mobile G2 and the G2x has now been postponed to Wednesday midnight (Eastern Daylight Time). Which means that users who were eagerly anticipating the sale from Monday will now have to wait 48 hours more. And with devices like the T-Mobile G2x being part of the insomnia sale, it is obvious that some would be frustrated. T-Mobile gave out this information via twitter. And since we're in the topic, lets look into the prospects of the … [Read more...]

Amazon Now Offering the Samsung Droid Charge For $199.99 On Contract

Verizon’s launch of the Samsung Droid Charge was limped somewhat when its 4G networks went down rapidly. But the re launch took place soon and now they’re selling it for $299.99 on a two year contract. This is considerably expensive given how other smartphones are priced at $199.99 (well most of them are). But given its 4G LTE capabilities, the company thinks that the pricing is justified . By now you must be wondering if there’s a discount on the Droid Charge. The answer is yes and again it’s … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Slowly Rising; 1.6 Million WP7 Phones Sold During Q1

The numbers of the worldwide mobile market sales have been just released by Gartner. These numbers give us an idea as to how platforms have evolved from the past one year, especially Android. The number to be considered though is Windows Phone 7. Microsoft's good old OS hasn't had that great a time with reviewers and experts alike. But still WP7 has managed to sell about 1.6 million units. This growth is really commendable given how lightly we take WP7. Though it must be noted that the companies … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy S II Gets Two Minor Updates

The Samsung Galaxy S II has been one of the most desired phones of this year, and now it has received a couple of upgrades which fixes some small bugs found in the device. One of the upgrades is related to some connectivity issues and Swype keyboard which the Galaxy S II has on board. The other update fixes the auto brightness control of the Galaxy S II. To download the update, Galaxy S II owners will have to connect the device with the Samsung Kies app. Besides these not so major bugs, the … [Read more...]

Samsung Infuse 4G Now Available For $149.99 On Amazon

The Samsung Infuse 4G is already available for purchase and it hasn't been that long since it was launched. And now the handset is being offered on a discount on Amazon. This is really great news for all those who were waiting to get the handset but were waiting for the prices to drop. Users can now head over to Amazon and get the device for $149.99 with a two year contract instead of getting it for $200 with AT&T. The offer is valid for both existing and new customers. Plus the device has a … [Read more...]

HTC Sensation 4G to Be Sold By Target for $199

The HTC Sensation has managed to blow our minds away by its sheer capabilities and looks. It's one of those devices which can do everything a techie would want it to do. But that's not what we're discussing today. Instead we'll be looking at a leaked image which suggests the price of the device. An employee from Target has snapped up a picture of a leaflet or something of that sort of the Sensation 4G which clearly shows that the device will be offered at $199 with Target. We can also make a … [Read more...]