Tag Archives: iPhone

Ting Shipping Galaxy S III Pre-Orders In Early September With More High-End Smartphones On The Way

One of the newer Sprint MVNO’s is Ting and we recently saw them begin to accept pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S III. Today they’re back with some more news with one bit saying that they hope to ship the Galaxy S III pre-orders by early September because pre-orders have been so overwhelming. They did mention though that they’re working to possibly… Read more

Drag Race Scratch Test Is A Unique Way To Test Phone Durability

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BK318yBOvjw&feature=player_embedded#! Everyone has seen drop tests. They’re simple and show the effects of the average drop. It’s what people do, drop phones from about the same height. But there aren’t enough drop tests to show how durable a phone is for the extreme individual. In that case, what do said extreme… Read more

Study Shows Google’s Nexus 7 Commercial To Be More Effective Than Apple’s New Ad Series

If you’ve been tuning into the Olympics over the past week then you’ve most likely seen ads from both Google and Apple showing off their latest products. Google’s Nexus 7 campaign is based around a father and son sharing in the joy of using a Nexus 7 in the “wilderness” to make life significantly more enjoyable. On the contrary, Apple’s campaign is… Read more

Why Buying An All Glass Device Isn’t A Good Idea

Yesterday, while taking a run, I dropped my iPhone and it tumbled down a hill. As the image above indicates, it didn’t handle the fall so well. There was no case on the device, so such destruction came as no surprise. That particular iPhone has been through everything from Tiesto to Lake Michigan, but it just couldn’t handle the hill. Goodbye iPhone,… Read more

AT&T Reps Instructed to Sell Anything But iPhone

It’s easy to say iPhone sales have significantly slowed on AT&T, growing only 3% in the last quarter. The common rumor was just that everybody is holding out for the next generation. AT&T may have other motives, though. According to BGR, regional retail sales managers have been ordering that store managers push for sales of Android or Windows… Read more

Google Sends Letter To Senate Judiciary Committee, Claims Some Apple Patents Should Be Standard

It’s no secret that the US patent system is incredibly flawed and Google is trying to get the point across to Senate Judiciary Committee. In a recent letter the company is defending Motorola’s side in its most recent ITC ban, citing standards-essential patents (SEPs). While collaborative play an important part in the overall standard setting system,… Read more

Kickstarter: Pear Converts An iPod Dock To A Bluetooth Dock

Pear is a new Kickstarter that I immediately fell in love with. Us Android music fans know the pain of every dock being only iPod compatible. That 30 pin connector taunts us, while we have to use a 3.5mm cable. I’ve seen an Android compatible dock, but we have no variety. So what do we do? Buy a Pear. Pear is a new device that plugs into the 30 pin… Read more

DROID RAZR MAXX Bests iPhone As Top Selling Verizon Phone

Looks like a single Android device has managed to push past the iPhone as the top selling phone on Verizon Wireless. I’m honestly surprised, considering how often I read “Motorola is doomed and failing” everywhere. To me, it seems like they’re doing perfectly fine for themselves, making the #1 selling phone on one of the biggest carriers in the US and… Read more