02/05/2013, So, you own a HTC Thunderbolt, which holds the distinction of being the first LTE-enabled smartphone from HTC over at Verizon Wireless, and for the longest time, you have been disappointed with hopes of seeing it progress from Android 2.3 Gingerbread to a more recent version of the Android operating system. Well, we are glad to say that all of that will come to an end right about now, as […]
01/31/2013, If you happen to still hold on to your HTC Thunderbolt from Verizon Wireless, we feel your pain. We know that this is the first LTE-enabled smartphone from Verizon wireless, where it was originally meant to receive the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update at the end of August last year, making the jump from Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but unfortunately, Murphy happened to strike, and it started to feel as […]
12/19/2012, The HTC Thunderbolt was certainly quite a player when it first hit the market, being one of the first LTE devices from HTC to arrive on a mobile carrier in the US. Well, you can say that this old boy does deserve to have its operating system upgraded, and we are glad to say that HTC USA claims that the HTC Thunderbolt will be on the receiving end of the […]
11/09/2011, Heads up HTC Thunderbolt users, it looks like a fully functional MIUI ROM is available for download for your device. Previously there have been several attempts at porting MIUI over onto the HTC Thunderbolt, but unfortunately it was plagued with bugs and problems, such as SMS and data not working.
10/26/2011, HTC Thunderbolt owners who rock to Verizon Wireless, here is a little bit of holiday cheer for you – you will finally be able to get hold of the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update after the initial nightmare at the end of September, where Gingerbread updates caused a whole lot of havoc amongst Thunderbolt owners before it was pulled with apologies.
09/27/2011, Verizon Wireless looks all set to introduce an OTA (Over The Air) update for the HTC Thunderbolt before September is over – considering how the battery-sapping HTC Thunderbolt’s support page has been given a refresh, sporting new details surrounding the upcoming 2.11.605.3 version number. There will be the standard slew of what you can expect with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but it is also said that the new Thunderbolt update will […]
08/31/2011, HTC Thunderbolt and Droid Incredible owners – ready for some good news and possibly some bad news? It has been reported that HTC announced on its Facebook page that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update will be rolling out for the Verizon Android handsets in September. What could possibly be the bad news then?
07/11/2011, So there is this rumor going around that the iPhone 5 will sport dual cameras, and while we aren’t too sure whether the next generation iPhone will be known as the iPhone 4S or the iPhone 5, here is yet another rumor that will further fuel more debates – a teardown of the HTC ThunderBolt might actually reveal more clues concerning a LTE iPhone as the next model to hit […]
07/04/2011, We know that times are hard – and have been for the past few years, not to mention in the years to come. Despite all the doom and gloom, there is always a glimmer of hope at the end of the tunnel. Verizon Wireless knows this, which is why they have cobbled together a new promotion to come which will slash the prices of some popular smartphones, the iPhone 4 […]
06/26/2011, If you bought a HTC Thunderbolt phone and were hoping for a Gingerbread update – well you’re in luck. The folks over at Droid-Life got their hands on a letter by a HTC representative that was issued to one of their readers, with some interesting tidbits. Not only will the next update fix the rebooting issues (that has plagued the phone for quite awhile now), it will bring the phone’s […]
06/08/2011, Before this month is over, all of your HTC Thunderbolt owners out there ought to sit up and take notice, to see whether Verizon will be releasing a new software update in the second half of June to fix some of the glitches that plague the smartphone – among them, the super irritating bug that seem to cause a random reboot of the handset at times which could end up […]
05/16/2011, The HTC Thunderbolt isn’t exactly the most snazzy smartphone out there in the market simply because its battery life is not something most of us would like to live with (translated to extremely short in relation to other makes and models), despite the fact that it boasts of 4G connectivity to help you zip along quickly on the Internet when you are mobile. Well, perhaps the latest operating system update […]
05/14/2011, Oh, what kind of mysteries abound over at the FCC? Well, apart from newer devices that are about to hit the market (and hence need the help of our friends there to be federally approved for our safety and consumption), we now have word of an inductive-charging backplate that was specially manufactured for the HTC Thunderbolt. As you can tell from our review, the HTC Thunderbolt’s battery life just isn’t […]
04/13/2011, The HTC Thunderbolt, while on paper is one of the superior Android-powered phones out there in the market, isn’t too hot when you actually take it out for a real-world spin. After all, there are niggling issues with its surprisingly short battery life – a huge minus in anybody’s books for sure. Now, it seems that another blot is added to the Thunderbolt’s track record as users are reporting issues […]