Tag Archives: HTC Thunderbolt

LTE onOFF lets you control your network for free

You had to figure that with lightning fast innovations in network speed, and snail-slow innovations in battery tech, once 20+Mbps data connections hit handsets, battery life wasn’t going to be a pretty sight. The simple solution? Turn down the network innovations, aka toggle from 3G to 4G. Thanks to an open source project from Cunning Logic, that toggle… Read more

HTC Thunderbolt rooted

Is anyone surprised by one day root times anymore? It’s been happening more and more lately, and the HTC Thunderbolt is no exception. The method used will not be released to the public until there is a working recovery, which shouldn’t take long, but you can still check out all the details in the HTC Thunderbolt root thread on XDA. We’ll be sure to keep… Read more

New Thunderbolt and Xoom commercials surface

Continuing on in the Android is a power-house spirit Verizon’s advertising has taken in the past, two new commercials from Big Red have surfaced online: one featuring the Motorola Xoom, and one featuring the HTC Thunderbolt. The ad for the Xoom is short but sweet. We don’t learn much about the Xoom, except for two things: touching a Xoom will turn… Read more

HTC Thunderbolt video says phone is coming soon

The buzz machine has switched gears on us several times since HTC’s unveiling of their upcoming Thunderbolt device at CES in Las Vagas last month. We’ve heard about delays and numerous potential release dates, the latest being February 24th. But today, apparently after Peter Chou said the phone would be shipping this week, Verizon Wireless posted a new… Read more

Best Buy locks down retail exclusivity on HTC Thunderbolt

As they did with the white EVO 4G and Nexus S, Best Buy has secured retail exclusivity on the nation’s first LTE 4G smart phone, the HTC Thunderbolt. Starting immediately, consumers can pre-order the device at Best Buy locations, with a launch coming on February 14th. Online retailers will have the device for sale on February 14th, and the period of… Read more

HTC Thunderbolt in stock at Best Buy on February 14th

If Android Central is correct in matching up identifying numbers from an unboxing video with those in the image above, Best Buy will have Verizon’s HTC Thunderbolt in stock on February 14th. This is the first indication we’ve had regarding retail availability of the handset since its unveiling at CES, and pricing is still unknown. Droid-Life has… Read more

Training begins for the HTC Thunderbolt

Verizon receiving HTC Thunderbolt training materials is a good sign that the device will hit shelves sooner than later. When it comes to the pre-release cycle for a phone, employee training is certainly located somewhere near the end. Recent rumors have suggested that the Thunderbolt may see a release date of late February to early March – A time frame… Read more

Another HTC Thunderbolt software leak

Don’t get all excited about flashing a ROM from HTC and Verizon’s upcoming Sense gadget, Thunderbolt, just yet. But here we are just one week after the big Android day at CES and two versions of software from the Thunderbolt have been leaked. If you recall news of the first leak, you know that a very large golf game (140MB) makes these RUUs hefty… Read more