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Army Wants To Give Smartphones To Every Soldier

12/14/2010, The US Army spends heavily on technology, and it’s easy to understand why, since our security is at stake. Now it wants to give its troops a little added advantage via a common device: the smartphone. Reports are in that it’s thinking of...

Verizon 4G Network Starts This Sunday

12/01/2010, Tony Melone (Verizon CTO) has officially announced that Verizon’s 4G LTE* network will come online this Sunday, and will instantly cover 110M American customers, he says. That includes 38 metro areas and 60 airports with southern California being...

Verizon Wireless 4G Phones Coming in February 2011

11/18/2010, In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Verizon Wireless CEO Ivan Seidenberg talked about the company’s plans for tiered data pricing based on data speeds, much like the tiered rates on a home network, along with the fact that it is ahead of...

Windows Phone 7 Launch in NYC

10/11/2010, Today Microsoft introduced an enormous, beautiful boulder it will attempt to push up a hill with a $400 million marketing budget as a lever. That enormous beautiful boulder, of course, is the new Windows Phone 7 (WP7, the phone) and Windows Mobile 7 (WM7,...

Samsung Transform Hands-On

10/06/2010, Sprint and Samsung have announced the Samsung Transform, an mid-range Android device that has all the basic functions of a modern smartphone, except for the high-resolution display (480×320 here) and possibly a fast processor (we’ll need to...

Genuine Moleskin iPad, iPhone Covers Combine Bits and Atoms

10/01/2010, We’ve seen various incarnations of iPad and iPhone cases before, but now Moleskin is unveiling its official Moleskin case. The company, known for its paper notebooks allowing users to quickly jot down notes, is combining its famous paper notebooks...

HipLogic Launches The *Spark Social Home Screen For Smartphones

09/16/2010, Not everybody likes the default home screen that they’re presented with when they purchase their smartphone, and if you’re one of the many folks out there who want something different, HipLogic has just unveiled their new *Spark homescreen...

Acer Liquid Metal smartphone is real

09/13/2010, Remember the Acer Liquid Metal smartphone that we looked at last week? Well, it is not vaporware just in case there are some naysayers out there, as an Acer UK spokesperson has just confirmed the existence of this handset. In fact, this metal backplated...

Droid X Review

08/11/2010, Droid X Review - The Motorola Droid X has arrived to augment Motorola's high-end smartphone offering. With an enormous screen and a fast hardware platform

LG Optimus Z smartphone hits South Korea

07/29/2010, LG’s latest smartphone to hit South Korea would be the Optimus Z, where it will be available via local carriers SK Telecom and KT. Running on Android 2.1 with the option to upgrade it to version 2.2 before 2011 rolls around, the Optimus Z is no...

iPhone 4 Jailbreak Demoed by Saurik

07/26/2010, Saurik, of Cydia fame, has demonstrated the jailbreak app store running on an iPhone 4, so hopefully a jailbreak for Apple’s latest smartphone will be released soon. Now that the DMCA has been amended to permit jailbreaking legally, there...

Google Quietly Testing Android 3.0 Gingerbread

07/26/2010, It looks like Gingerbread is being quietly tested either by Google or its developers using a popular Android benchmarking tool called Linpack. GreeneComputing, the makers behind Linpack, saw Android versions 3.0, 3.0.1, and 3.2 being tested using their...

iPhone 4 Review

07/17/2010, This iPhone 4 review goes in-depth and leaves all the politics and fanboism behind to focus on the actual user experience of using an iPhone. Is the iPhone 4 for you or not?