Archive for July, 2012

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE with ICS and QWERTY keyboard announced by Sprint

Sprint has officially unveiled a brand new Motorola smartphone: the Photon Q 4G LTE, which becomes the carrier’s first LTE handsets with international roaming capabilities and a full QWERTY keyboard. Yes, that’s right, the Photon Q hides a sliding QWERTY keyboard. This has five rows of keys, and seems quite user-friendly.
Seen from the front, the Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE resembles the Photon 4G MB855 that was launched by Sprint exactly one year ago. It even has a similar… Read more

LG Canada: LG Optimus 2X P990 won’t be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

July seems to be ending in a sad note for all those who are using an LG Optimus 2X P990 as their primary phone. LG Canada has tweeted that the device — originally announced in December 2010, and released in February 2011 — would not be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. ¬†The news comes several months after LG Singapore informed users on Facebook that the Optimus 2X would get ICS in the third quarter of this year.
Hardware-wise,… Read more

T-Mobile USA announces the Samsung Galaxy Note, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich included

Many months after it’s been launched in the US by AT&T, the Samsung Galaxy Note is now coming to T-Mobile. The fourth largest US carrier has announced that it would offer the Galaxy Note starting the coming weeks. It didn’t say how much the handset would cost, but it will probably be more than $200 on contract (since AT&T’s version can be bought for $249.99).
T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Note runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and comes with Samsung’s Premium… Read more

Video: Motorola Atrix HD (Dinara) for AT&T is now official, will be released on July 15

AT&T and Motorola have announced the upcoming launch of Motorola Atrix HD, a smartphone which has been around in an unofficial manner for quite a while now, under names like Motorola Dinara, Qinara, or Atrix 3. The Atrix HD resembles Verizon’s Razr smartphones when it comes to design, but has something that they do not: a 4.5-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixels. It will be available at AT&T starting July 15, for $99.99 on contract, in your own choice… Read more

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III available now ($189 at Amazon). Verizon will launch it on July 10

Yesterday, July 6, AT&T has finally started selling the Samsung Galaxy S III, both online, and in brick-and-mortar stores. AT&T is the only major US operator to offer just the 16GB version of the S III. It’s asking $199.99 for it on contract, or $549.99 without commitment. The handset comes in white and blue now, but a red edition (exclusive to AT&T) will arrive sometime later.¬†Until then, If you want to save 10 bucks, you can go over at Amazon… Read more

HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE lands at Verizon on July 5

First expected to hit the shelves in May or June, the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE is only now ready to become your new Verizon smartphone. The Incredible 4G LTE will be released on July 5, when customers should be able to find it both online, and in Verizon Communications Stores. It’ll cost $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate, with a new two-year contract. Android 4.0 ICS, Sense 4 UI, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 8 Megapixel rear camera, Beats Audio… Read more