Author Archive: Marlena Cahill

I'm from New Hampshire, and I've been a nerd since the age of 5. I'm currently rocking a Droid X, but in the past, I've owned Droid 1, Blackberry Storm 2, and Blackberry Storm 1. I'm an analyst by day and a tech blogger by night.

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Words with Friends for Android: Get it Now!

Words with Friends for Android: Get it Now!

| February 14, 2011 | Reply

After the waiting and anticipation and jealousy of those on iOS, Words with Friends is finally available for Android. Just in case you’ve never heard of it, Words with Friends  is a word game where you battle your friends or complete strangers for the words with the most points. You can play up to 20 […]

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Review: Motorola Roadster

Review: Motorola Roadster

| February 12, 2011 | Reply

Motorola was kind enough to send me the Motorola Roadster Bluetooth In-Car Speakerphone to review. There are several buttons, and I’m going to go over them all, so no worries! Starting from the top left, you have the mute button. Next to that is the call button, followed by the voice dial button. Now starting […]

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HTC Thunderbolt: Is the Dream 5 Connections or 8?

HTC Thunderbolt: Is the Dream 5 Connections or 8?

| February 9, 2011 | 1 Reply

Are any of you readers are as anxious as I am for the arrival of the HTC Thunderbolt? If so, you might need a good chuckle to ease the tension. At this time, dummy units and marketing information are in the stores already. This flyer confused me a bit. It indicates that the HTC Thunderbolt […]

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Jailbreak for Verizon iPhone 4 Available, Thanks to Chronic Dev Team

Jailbreak for Verizon iPhone 4 Available, Thanks to Chronic Dev Team

| February 7, 2011 | Reply

Just in time, as people are receiving their Verizon iPhones, Chronic Dev Team has come out with greenpois0n RC 5.4. This application is for both Windows and Mac users who have devices running iOS 4.2.6. As always, be careful with your device and take time to consider all possible outcomes before taking any action. The […]

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Love Swiftkey? Get it on Your Tablet!

Love Swiftkey? Get it on Your Tablet!

| February 2, 2011 | Reply

There’s two pieces of great news. First, TouchType developers have been working in conjunction with Google and Motorola to develop an amazing application, Swiftkey Tablet™.  Second, the Swiftkey Tablet™ app will be launching alongside the Motorola Xoom™. This application is designed to make typing on a tablet much easier and faster by offering next-word prediction, […]

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Verizon 4G LTE for $29.99?

Verizon 4G LTE for $29.99?

| February 2, 2011 | 2 Replies

The folks at Droid-Life have received news that Verizon Wireless will be launching their 4G data plans at $29.99. This is great news for those of you, like myself, that may be looking into getting one of the upcoming 4G phones. The price has come as a pleasant surprise to me, since the 3G plans […]

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BeejiveIM for Android Updated to 2.0.0

BeejiveIM for Android Updated to 2.0.0

| February 1, 2011 | Reply

For those of you not familiar, BeejiveIM is a wonderful app that lets you log in to a bunch of IM clients, such as AIM, Yahoo, ICQ, Google Talk, and Facebook, just to name a few. Besides that, there is plenty of room for customization, such as background options and themes.  There’s an update in […]

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FRG83G for Droid 1! Get it While You Can!

FRG83G for Droid 1! Get it While You Can!

| February 1, 2011 | 6 Replies

For you Droid 1 users, My Droid World has got a treat for you. In their forums, they have the newest Verizon FRG83G–and they even have it busyboxed, rooted, and deodexed. Talk about having your cake and eating it, too!  Installing the update.zip will bring your Droid to the latest version of Froyo (Android 2.2.2). […]

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Price Drop on Equipment Protection Plans!

Price Drop on Equipment Protection Plans!

| January 30, 2011 | Reply

Verizon has been making a lot of changes lately. Some of the changes have been better than others. There was the upgrade policy change, the time-frame permitted for returning phones, and then the rebates went bye-bye. Here’s a change you’ll all definitely be happy about. Effective February 1st, the prices on the equipment protection plans […]

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Amnesia Razorfish: A Whole New Meaning to Drag and Drop

Amnesia Razorfish: A Whole New Meaning to Drag and Drop

| January 26, 2011 | Reply

Brace yourselves. Are you sitting down? I’m glad I was when I saw this–because I was amazed…and I want one of these…NOW! The Amnesia Razorfish is a surface like no other. Using this, you can move content from one phone or tablet to another. What’s really neat is once you drag it over, you can […]

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