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HTC Thunderbolt finally has an official release date

03/15/2011, For all you folks clamoring to get your hands on the HTC ThunderBolt – great news. You’ll be able to purchase Verizon’s first 4G LTE phone starting this Thursday. Verizon has officially announced the long-awaited/delayed phone that was...

Honeycomb theme for your Windows Mobile device

03/15/2011, Usually we hear about other themes being ported over to Android devices (i.e. Windows Phone 7 etc), and rarely do we hear about it being brought over to other phones as a theme. Well the folks over at XDA-developers have come up with a Honeycomb theme to...

Cowon D3 hacked to get Android Market running

03/14/2011, OK, so the Cowon D3 isn’t exactly the best portable media player to own out there, and neither is it the most popular, but then again that doesn’t mean there are folks out there who think that it is suitable for their needs. Someone has...

HTC Incredible S spotted in the wild

03/11/2011, The HTC Incredible S was first shown off to the world at the Mobile World Congress last month and was scheduled for a Q2 release this year. The FCC recently took a gander at the device, and now images of the device in the wild have surfaced leading to the...

One more reason to root the NOOKcolor: Bluetooth

03/11/2011, It’s really amazing to see what the folks over at XDA-developers can do with the NOOKcolor. After they managed to root it and install all sorts of custom apps and ROMs onto the device, it appears that they have enabled a new function on the device...

T-Mobile to release LG Optimus 2X as G2X?

03/11/2011, According to speculations online, the LG Optimus 2X will be making its way over to this side of the world – and will be sold by carrier, T-Mobile and will be rebranded as the G2X. And that’s not the biggest part of the news. Apparently T-Mobile...

WiFi-only Samsung Galaxy Tab arriving a little too late?

03/11/2011, Remember when we reported yesterday about Samsung releasing the new Galaxy Tab advert, and how we mentioned that the lack of a WiFi-only option were keeping a lot of people from purchasing it? Well it looks like some prayers have been answered. The folks...

Xperia Play gets a release date and price in the UK

03/11/2011, Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play was officially launched too long ago, and we didn’t have any confirmed pricing details or dates previously until today. The Sony Ericsson PlayStation will be going on sale in the UK on March 31, for $800 (£500)...

Tegra 2 phones confirmed to support the Sony PlayStation Suite

03/11/2011, PlayStation Suite arriving on NVIDIA Tegra 2 phones. According to an announcement on the NVIDIA Tegra Zone news portal, Sony will be bringing their PlayStation Suite to Tegra 2 phones later this year. The PlayStation Suite is an app store that will sell...

Sprint Kyocera Echo Android phone passes the FCC

03/10/2011, It’s been some time since the Kyocera Echo was announced by Sprint, and according to the reports, the dual-screen Android smartphone has made its way through the offices of the FCC. This can only be a good sign and might mean that it won’t be...

Metro UI on your Android phone

03/10/2011, If there’s one thing a lot of people agree with about Windows Phone 7, it’s that Microsoft definitely got the design right. To date, there’s quite a number of Metro UI-inspired or copycat themes for non-WP7 phones on the market, and...