HTC Thunderbolt Gets Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update

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 […]


Verizon HTC Thunderbolt Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update

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 […]


Verizon HTC Thunderbolt To Receive Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Soon

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 […]


Fully working MIUI now available for HTC Thunderbolt

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.


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HTC Thunderbolt and Droid Incredible to receive Gingerbread in September? (updated)

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?


Gingerbread coming soon for HTC Thunderbolt

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 […]


HTC Thunderbolt reset fix arriving this month

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 […]


HTC Thunderbolt with inductive charging backplate arrives at the FCC

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 […]


LTE toggle switch for HTC Thunderbolt appears on Android Market

The HTC Thunderbolt which has notoriously poor battery life will now have some sort of battery saver in the form of a LTE toggle switch that is made available over the Android Market. Since this handset is sold in markets where Verizon’s next-generation wireless network is currently unavailable, it makes perfect sense that one should turn off the LTE capability in order to conserve battery life – the idea is […]


HTC Thunderbolt outsells the iPhone 4 on Verizon?

According to some reports online, it looks like Verizon is doing pretty well with the HTC ThunderBolt. The first ever 4G LTE phone on the network has been said to be outselling the iPhone 4. A technology research firm, BTIG, contacted 150 Verizon Wireless retail stores over 22 major cities in the US and asked the sales representatives whether they were selling more ThunderBolts or iPhones over the past week. […]


HTC Thunderbolt Review

HTC Thunderbolt Review – This complete review of the HTC Thunderbolt shows the strengths and weaknesses of the first 4G LTE smartphone in the USA.


Verizon HTC Thunderbolt given $699.99 price point

The HTC Thunderbolt is currently experiencing some delay issues, but like we always say, better to have a delay and make sure the final product is up to par, than to rush it out to the market only to be met by harsh (yet valid) criticisms by its users. At least we now know just how much the HTC Thunderbolt from Verizon will cost, as HTC USA’s official store has […]


HTC ThunderBolt gets simultaneous voice and data

Big news – the HTC ThunderBolt that will come from Verizon Wireless will be the carrier’s first ever handset to deliver voice and 3G data simultaneously – at least, according to a leak which was discovered late last night. A company memo did point towards the flagship Android device that it can handle “3G simultaneous voice & data”, although this fact isn’t marketed blatantly simply because you do not want […]


HTC Thunderbolt with Verizon 4G – Hands-on

[CES 2011] Verizon announced over ten new devices at CES including four 4G new smartphones and the Motorola Zoom tablet. We had the opportunity to get our hands on the HTC Thunderbolt and Chris Hollis representing HTC showed us a quick demo. Featuring Android 2.2, HTC Sense user interface, a 4.3” WVGA display, a 8 megapixel camera, the Thunderbolt will be great for streaming video over the superfast 4G network, […]