Tag Archives: Phones

Sprint Hits Big Milestone, One Million LTE Devices Sold

Although their LTE network is very sparse right now, that’s not stopping Sprint from selling LTE devices. In fact, they’ve just hit a huge milestone; one million LTE devices have been sold for Sprint. Now, not all the devices are in consumers hands right now, as the number also counts for the recent iPhone 5 pre-orders. There’s a good chance that this… Read more

Motorola’s $100 Credit Eligibility Page Live, Get Money For Non-Updated 2011 Moto Phone

At Motorola’s event yesterday, they said that most of their phones released in 2011 and after would be getting the Jelly Bean update. Of course, not all. Some phones will be stuck on an older version of Android (Gingerbread!). However, if you own one of these devices, Motorola announced that they’d give you $100 in credit if you buy one of their new… Read more

[UPDATE: Dev Editions Announced] Motorola Says They Will Launch Developer Phones, Is That Good Enough?

At today’s Motorola keynote, one detail caught my attention. Motorola understands that developers and power users want to tweak and modify their phones. They get that, and that’s great. So they said developer editions of phones will be coming. That sounds great and all, but what are the implications? First of all, we have no word on when the… Read more

Study Shows Customers Like Bigger Screens

Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has posted a study proving that people like bigger screens. This is surprising, since as a person with large hands, even I find it a bit difficult to wield a phone that is 4.8″. However, according to the study, among Android phones sold in 3 months in 8 countries, 29% had a screen larger than 4.5″. And those who bought larger… Read more

Poll: What’s The Best Screen Size For A Smartphone?

There’s a constant debate over what’s the best screen size for a phone, with devices ranging from 3.0-inch screens all the way past the 5-inch mark. With the both Samsung and HTC’s flagships settling in the 4.7 to 4.8 inch range, and the upcoming Note II rumored to have a 5.5-inch behemoth, we want to know what you think. Do you miss the days of tiny… Read more

2011 Sony Xperia Line Not Getting Jelly Bean

All the older Xperia phones have been getting the Ice Cream Sandwich treatment, which is very impressive. Sony has shocked us all with its software updates. However, a rep on their UK Facebook page said that there are no plans to bring Jelly Bean to the older phones. This isn’t particularly surprising, even though we know Jelly Bean is nearly the same… Read more

T-Mobile Announces myTouch and myTouch Q, Made By Huawei

T-Mobile has announced two new myTouch phones, simply named the myTouch and the myTouch Q. Deviating from the trend of HTC making the myTouch line, these two phones are made by Huawei. The myTouch Q only differs form the myTouch with the slide out keyboard. Otherwise, they have the same specs. The spec sheet is light on details, but we can expect a 4″… Read more