Author Archive: Nathan

I'm a 23-year old from the Twin Cities. Used to work for Verizon, currently work for Sprint. Love anything and everything tech-related, especially cell phones, especially Android.

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Sprint Not Following New Upgrade Policy?

Sprint Not Following New Upgrade Policy?

| January 11, 2012 | Reply

With all the policy changes that Sprint made around the time its iPhone launched, one change that wasn’t noticed or mentioned by many people was the fact that Sprint lowered its standard upgrade period, from every 22 months down to every 20 months.  But according to some tips we’ve received, Sprint may not be holding […]

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Verizon To Re-vamp Text Package Offerings

Verizon To Re-vamp Text Package Offerings

| November 16, 2011 | Reply

    A tipster has sent us a tidbit that Verizon Wireless plans on switching up the texting packages that are currently offered as add-ons.  Currently, customers have the option of: – 250 texts for $5 -500 texts plus unlimited texting to any other Verizon phone for $10 -unlimited texting for $20   Going forward, […]

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November 17th Confirmed For The Galaxy Nexus On Verizon?

November 17th Confirmed For The Galaxy Nexus On Verizon?

| November 3, 2011 | Reply

Well look what we have here.  Some Verizon employee was kind enough to send this screenshot over to the guys at Android Central.  Now obviously nothing is confirmed until it’s announced by Verizon, but it’s looking like at least for right now, the plan is to go ahead and launch on the 17th.  Let’s just […]

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Unlock Someone’s Locked iPad2 With… A Fridge Magnet??

Unlock Someone’s Locked iPad2 With… A Fridge Magnet??

| October 22, 2011 | Reply

Apparently, yes you can.  The folks at 9to5Mac discovered this little flaw earlier this week.  Turns out that after the iOS5 update, the magnetic sensor that Apple included to work with their Smart Covers and other accessories can be exploited by almost any magnetic object.  9to5Mac actually used a Smart Cover for their video demonstration, […]

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Gingerbread Update For HTC Thunderbolt Coming This Week? [UPDATE] Now Available To All

Gingerbread Update For HTC Thunderbolt Coming This Week? [UPDATE] Now Available To All

| September 28, 2011 | Reply

Well look what we have here.  The PDF for the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Thunderbolt just went live on Verizon’s support page.  It includes the standard suite of Gingerbread features, including the Downloads app, power management options, and a refresh on the home screen layout and style.  Surprisingly included is now a […]

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Gingerbread Not So Sweet For LG Optimus S?

Gingerbread Not So Sweet For LG Optimus S?

| September 20, 2011 | Reply

As many of you are aware, Sprint recently started pushing out Gingerbread 2.3.3 to its LG Optimus S phones, bringing it to version LS670ZVH.   However, many users are reporting some post-update bugs and issues with the new software.  Specifically, users seem to be complaining of the SD card unmounting itself from the phone periodically, […]

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