Tag Archives: Thunderbolt

Samsung Droid Charge and HTC Thunderbolt unboxing

After a long video sabbatical, I’m back in front of the camera. We’ve got a lot of phones to cover this summer, so I’m jumping out of the gate with a double unboxing of Smasung’s Droid Charge and the HTC Thunderbolt–both LTE 4G phones on Verizon Wireless. Connectivity isn’t all these gadgets have in common though. Their spec sheets are almost… Read more

Verizon offers HTC Thunderbolt tutorial videos

The videos below are really more of a basic introduction to Android and Sense than they are tutorials targeted at Thunderbolt owners, but if the Thunderbolt is your first Android or first Sense device, these will bring you up to speed on the more common functions of your phone. Adding contacts, navigation, using social media, managing your mobile hotspot… Read more

Maximize the HTC Thunderbolt Battery

If you saw our HTC Thunderbolt review video a few days ago you’ve likely already noted that one of the weakest points of this device is its pitiful battery life. Sporting a slightly dissapointing 1400mAh battery, it’s no surprise that the Thunderbolt’s 4.3” screen, 1GHz processor, 4G connectivity and other high end hardware and software leave… Read more

Is HTC working harder to keep hackers at bay?

It seems like with the release of every new Android phone, rooters and modders face new challenges on how to effectively take control of their device. Unfortunately, the HTC Thunderbolt is no exception. Although it was cracked open very shortly after release, that doesn’t mean precautions weren’t taken to try and prevent that. Locked down bootloaders and… Read more

HTC Thunderbolt Review [Video]

The Thunderbolt is a first in many ways. It’s the first Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Device and it’s also the first Verizon device capable of both voice and data over 3G simultaneously. The Thunderbolt is a ground-breaker with its new technologies. Even the spec sheet for the Thunderbolt is pretty impressive. With 768MB of RAM and a 1GHz single core… 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 to “Rule the (LTE) Air”

Verizon’s super hero inspired commercial for LTE in which a young man sprints to the mailbox and back to a barn before uncasing a bolt of lightning might be revealing the branding of their first LTE device, The HTC Thunderbolt. The monikers Incredible HD and Mecha have been bandied about for months around this oft leaked gadget without much… Read more