Tag Archives: Miscellaneous

T-Mobile G2X makes its way through eBay

Every now and then, before a new phone comes out, you’ll see one pop up on eBay for a ridiculous amount of money. Such is the case with the T-Mobile LG G2X. Advertised as sealed in the box, available in hand, the eBay auction was listed at $999 “buy it now,” and sold for a best offer of $799. According to the listing, the device being sold is a “Dark… Read more

Video: The Evolution of Mobile

Watching the way the mobile market has changed in even the last two years has been astonishing. If thinking back to the release of the myTouch 3G gets you feeling nostalgic, how about digging through the cobwebs to recall the Motorola “Brick?” That device has influenced the way we communicate today, and so has the earliest BlackBerrys, the Nokias, and even… Read more

Google’s April Fool’s day roundup

Every year, the folks at Google just loves to pull some sort of April Fool’s day joke. This year, they’re going hard. There’s already some four or five pranks floating around the web, and it could get worse. Here’s a quick rundown. Autocompleter: Looking for a job at Google? Can you type 32,000 WPM? Then “Autocompleter” is the title for you…. Read more

Google Crisis Response: 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

In response to the earthquake that has caused massive havoc on the coasts of Japan, Google has set up a Crisis Response page. By visiting the Crisis Response page, you can find local Japanese emergency numbers, as well as Alarm and warning information; a Disaster bulletin board; Transportation status; and Blackout information. The site also features… Read more

Android shares joint crown at Pwn2Own

Boasting a big win for platform security, Android, and WP7, recently participated in a hack-a-thon and came out completely undamaged. Pwn2Own is a hacking competition held at the CanSecWest Security Conference where teams of 1337 h4x0r5 (elite hackers) work to find exploits and security holes to hack devices in several different categories. In the… Read more

DYZ Plastic Android Series 2 goes on sale tonight

Android collectors, rejoice! The Android Series 2 from DYZ Plastic that has been teased for over a month now is going up for initial release tonight, with a second release tomorrow. If you’re looking to grab some, that means they’ll be sold out by, you guessed it, most likely tomorrow. Dead Zebra will be selling the figures at 11pm EST tonight, for the… Read more

Sprint boasting the first country music video shot on an Evo 4G

Every now and then, a US carrier will think outside the box when it comes to promoting their goods and services. Quite frequently, by using crazy commercials or interesting giveaways, it works out very well. Then there’s times when it just doesn’t. Sprint has posted an article in their “newsroom” page that boasts about country singer Lauren Rainey’s new… Read more