Author Archive: Adam Johnson

I am an avid gamer, android enthusiast , and all around tech lover. I have a Droid X and love it. I've been a gamer all my life but recently got into the mobile industry when HTC and Motorola started making android public back in '09.

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AT&T buys T-Mobile for 39 billion dollars, all your bases belong to AT&T

AT&T buys T-Mobile for 39 billion dollars, all your bases belong to AT&T

| March 20, 2011 | 3 Replies

Yes, what the title says is true. AT&T is in the process of acquiring T-Mobile USA from its parent company, Deutsche Telekom. For those worried about this purchase, there is some hope for you. This deal probably won’t be finalized for another year and has to be approved through the government, but if this were to […]

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[Rumor] NGP to sell at $350 and $250

[Rumor] NGP to sell at $350 and $250

| March 18, 2011 | Reply

While catching up on my gaming news today I found a piece of information that caught my eye. It seems Ubisoft polled some people about Sony’s NGP (Next Generation Portable). The poll is asking about prices and mentions $350 for a 3G version and $250 for a standard version. This is of course, all but […]

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HTC Arrive going to Wirefly for only $49.99 on a new contract

HTC Arrive going to Wirefly for only $49.99 on a new contract

| March 15, 2011 | Reply

Sprint’s first Windows Phone 7 device is coming soon and pre-orders are starting at $49.99 on a new 2-year contract. If you have an eligible upgrade then it will cost you $149.99 which is still less than Sprint’s offering of $199.99. The new HTC Arrive is the first Sprint WP7 as well as the first CDMA WP7 […]

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iPad 2 launch today, what to expect and what to get

iPad 2 launch today, what to expect and what to get

| March 11, 2011 | Reply

The iPad 2 launches today and you are thinking, which one is for me? Well this time around when it comes to choice you have quite a few that you can get. You can get black or white, 3G or wifi-only, 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB. There’s also the choice in carriers if you are going […]

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In the wake of ipad 2 launch, Galaxy Tab for Verizon drops to $199

In the wake of ipad 2 launch, Galaxy Tab for Verizon drops to $199

| March 11, 2011 | Reply

It seems the ipad 2 is making changes already and it’s starting with a price drop of Verizon’s Galaxy Tab. The Galaxy Tab today has dropped to a mere $199 with a 2-year contract today in the wake of the ipad 2 launch which seems to be setting up to sell well. When the Galaxy Tab launched, […]

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Motorola XOOM bootloader unlocked, fastboot oem works like a charm [Updated]

Motorola XOOM bootloader unlocked, fastboot oem works like a charm [Updated]

| February 24, 2011 | Reply

Those guys over at XDA did it again, but this time it probably didn’t seem that hard. There is a guide in XDA on how to unlock the XOOM that pretty much mirrors the Nexus S guide. This proves that Motorola has indeed made the bootloader unlockable. We are not sure if this will carry […]

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Android 3.0 SDK released

Android 3.0 SDK released

| February 22, 2011 | Reply

I’m sure you have heard the news that the XOOM will have an unlockable/relockable bootloader which has many of us in the android community excited. Well only moments after Motorola tweeted the news, Android Developers official blog tweeted that Android 3.0 aka Honeycomb SDK has been released. Seems coincidental but this writer thinks that this was planned […]

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Samsung Vibrant and Epic 4G get a nice little surprise in the form of a video editor.

Samsung Vibrant and Epic 4G get a nice little surprise in the form of a video editor.

| February 21, 2011 | Reply

Looks like Samsung rolled out a surprise for the only two froyo Galaxy S phones so far. Their was an app released today for the Vibrant and Epic 4G in the form of a video editor. The app does not work for any other phones quite yet, but of course the developers over at xda can […]

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Pre-order the XOOM now, Wirefly starts the pre-order a day earlier than Best Buy

Pre-order the XOOM now, Wirefly starts the pre-order a day earlier than Best Buy

| February 19, 2011 | Reply

Well folks if for some reason you can’t wait to pre-order from Best Buy or Costco then you can pre-order the XOOM right now at Wirefly. There is no typical discount they usually give as it still retails at $799. They actually retail the XOOM as originally $899 and slashed it to $799. It is […]

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Thunderbolt in limbo, it’s on time no wait it’s delayed.

Thunderbolt in limbo, it’s on time no wait it’s delayed.

| February 19, 2011 | Reply

It seems there is more Thunderbolt drama arising. It seems a few sites have conflicting sources about the release of the fabled Thunderbolt everyone is waiting for. Android Guys and Droid Attack have said there unnamed, but reliable sources say that the Thunderbolt was to be delayed until February 28th. Phandroid has released a document (below) […]

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