Posts by Kate Dalton-Hoffman

Photos of HTC Desire X Leaked

Rumored to be launched at the IFA, pictures of the HTC Desire X have officially leaked.  The specs are a little lackluster compared to other smartphones and it dwarfs in comparison to the HTC One X.  Ultimately, the Desire X appears to leave much to be desired.  The device will be available in blue and white and feature: 4 inch WVGA(Super… Read more

Samsung Opens Copycat Apple Store in Sydney?

  If you take a quick look at the picture above, you might mistake the man standing in front of you as an Apple employee.  Let the image sink in for a minute and you realize it’s actually a Samsung associate.  Samsung has gone ahead and opened a flagship store that’s all too familiar to Sydney’s Apple store that happens to be just one block… Read more

Amazon to Host Press Conference September 6

Amazon has sent out invites to a September 6th press conference they’ll be hosting in Santa Monica, CA at 10:30am Pacific.  While the when and where are clearly stated, they’ve kept mum on what they’ll be addressing.  Is it a new Kindle Fire?  A phone?  We don’t know.  The fact that Android blogs have been receiving invites, however, makes us… Read more

Google to Offer Skippable Ads on YouTube App

For most people (if not all) YouTube ads are just an annoyance when using the video sharing site.  According to their mobile ad blog this morning, users are going to be far more in charge of what advertising content they’re seeing, if any at all.  Below is the entry with all the details. “Over recent years, we’ve seen that mobile advertising is a… Read more

Google Play Music App Update: Expanded Jelly Bean Notifications & Support for Google TV Devices

The Google Play Music App received an update today.  Along with expanded Jelly Bean notifications, the app also supports Google TV devices where before it was incompatible for units like the Sony Google TV box and the Vizio Co-Star. According to comments, customers are already enjoying the new features: dboftlp – August 22, 2012 – Motorola XOOM… Read more

Samsung Galaxy SII 4G, Rush & Array to be Available Via Boost Mobile Come September

Boost Mobile announced today their plans to carry the Samsung Galaxy SII 4G and the Samsung Galaxy Rush this September.  The SII will be available September 6th for $370 while the Rush will be sold for $150 and feature “a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 CPU, 768MB of RAM, a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen and a 3-megapixel camera.”  Additionally, Boost Mobile will… Read more

T-Mobile to Offer (True) Unlimited Data

Could an unlimited data plan be in the works for T-Mobile customers?  Although the company already technically offers this plan, it’s not completely unlimited as the name would have you assume.  According to the above leaked document, however, a literal unlimited data plan is in the works for September 5th.  That means no speed limits, caps, or… Read more

Leak: Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 for HTC Thunderbolt

While Verizon and HTC are working to release Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich for the HTC Thunderbolt, Team BAMF has secured the official ICS ROM if you’re willing to take the gamble of an unofficial product.  The ROM is labeled “build number 7.00.605.2 and includes Sense 3.6 as well as some new styling changes and the inclusion of the ‘Quick Settings’… Read more