Tag: phone

Droid RAZR And RAZR Maxx Factory Restore (fastboot) Files Released

Droid RAZR And RAZR Maxx Factory Restore (fastboot) Files Released

| July 12, 2012 | Reply

If you have wanted to go and hack your Droid RAZR variant but were a little worried about returning to stock in case of emergency where you needed to exchange it, then fret no more. Droid-life has released some factory images for the phones that will get you back to bone stock from wherever your […]

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NBC Outs Two Apps To Cover The Olympics

NBC Outs Two Apps To Cover The Olympics

| July 12, 2012 | Reply

If you are big into the summer games coming up, NBC has you covered. With the two apps available in various app stores you can stream every event on your phone or tablet for the first time. The app to get the streaming is NBC Olympics Live Extra will require you to have a subscription […]

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HOW TO: Root Verizon Galaxy S3 And Add Custom Recovery Without DownloadingThe Google SDK Or Knowing ADB (UPDATE)

HOW TO: Root Verizon Galaxy S3 And Add Custom Recovery Without DownloadingThe Google SDK Or Knowing ADB (UPDATE)

| July 11, 2012 | Reply

I am going to try to help all of you new Verizon Galaxy S3 owners gain root access to your phone as well as add a custom recovery. If you head over to XDA you will see these instructions but you may be intimidated by seeing ADB commands in the process. If you haven’t used […]

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Verizon Debuts The Blackberry Curve 9310

Verizon Debuts The Blackberry Curve 9310

| July 10, 2012 | Reply

Well, Blackberry is bringing out another phone with poor specs, no LTE and the same looks as before. This time it’s the Curve 9310 which will launch on Verizon July 12th. For $99 before a $50 mail in rebate you will get yourself these specs: Blackberry 7.1 OS (boo) 2.44 inch display 512mb of ram […]

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Verizon’s Galaxy S3 Comes With A Locked Bootloader. Root, A Workaround, And Verizon S3 Source Code Already Released

Verizon’s Galaxy S3 Comes With A Locked Bootloader. Root, A Workaround, And Verizon S3 Source Code Already Released

| July 9, 2012 | Reply

  When people started to receive their shiny new Verizon S3 it came with a bit of a surprise. A locked bootloader. It didn’t take very long for the interwebs to blow up in anger over this and for many Android specific websites to start reporting false information that the bootloader was encrypted. Not long […]

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Samsung Factory Restore Image Leaked For Verizon S3

Samsung Factory Restore Image Leaked For Verizon S3

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

When you get a brand new phone one of the first things you want to do is root the device. When a phone is new to the market this is a little bit scarier because there is no way to go back to stock. If you end up with an issue and need repair on […]

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Get Google Now…..Right Now If You Are Running ICS [video]

Get Google Now…..Right Now If You Are Running ICS [video]

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

If you have been dying to try Google Now but can’t wait until your phone gets a Jelly Bean port, we may have some good news for you. If your phone is running any sort of Ice Cream Sandwich rom you can perform some Root Explorer magic and have Now up and running. You can […]

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HTC Second Quarter Earnings Aren’t So Good

HTC Second Quarter Earnings Aren’t So Good

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

Just off the heels of record profits news from Samsung, HTC had to come out and let everyone know they had about a 58% loss in profits. Net income in Q2 for HTC was just $247 million. Last year HTC made about $586 million in the same time frame. HTC chalks the loss up to […]

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We Should Stop Calling Them Smartphones And Start Calling Them Mobile Devices

We Should Stop Calling Them Smartphones And Start Calling Them Mobile Devices

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

O2 Wireless is the UK version of ATT. The company has released some facts about smartphone usage that shows people spend less time talking on their phones than they do using the device for a few other things like browsing the internet and social networking. The study came up with the following information: Smartphone users […]

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Verizon Announces the HTC Incredible 4G

Verizon Announces the HTC Incredible 4G

| July 2, 2012 | Reply

Everyone knew this phone was on it’s way and it is finally official. Verizon let the cat out of the bag on the Incredible 4G. It’s more or less a HTC One S with a thicker, uglier body. It’s a mid range phone with a mid range price to go with it. The phone is […]

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