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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

Blog Post Archive

CES 2012: T-Mobile expands 4G network and services, announces Galaxy S Blaze 4G

T-Mobile announced expanded network coverage, improvements in Bobsled, and a new Android smartphone.

CES 2012: Which do you prefer, Nokia Lumia 900 or HTC Titan II?

The new Lumia 900 and HTC Titan II are solid Windows Phones, but are they really the best that we can get on Windows Phone at this time?

CES 2012: Nokia announces the Lumia 900 with AT&T LTE and Carl Zeiss optics

It was only a matter of time before we saw the release of a Windows Phone with Carl Zeiss optics and the Lumia 900 has it and LTE support for AT&T.

CES 2012: Sprint announces LTE version of Galaxy Nexus coming this year

Sprint will be joining Verizon with a LTE version of the Ice Cream Sandwich-powered Samsung Galaxy Nexus in 2012. Sprint is rolling out LTE with over 15 handsets coming in 2012.

CES 2012: AT&T and HTC announce first LTE Windows Phone, the Titan II

It looks like Windows Phone devices are finally moving to the have the latest and greatest wireless radios with the announcement of a LTE Windows Phone from AT&T and HTC.

CES 2012 preview and Nokia Lumia 710 experiences (MobileTechRoundup show #257)

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off in a couple of days and Kevin and I will be there on the show floor to offer some thoughts and experiences. We also have the Nokia Lumia 710 to test out.

Initial impressions of the T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 710 (video and gallery)

Nokia is getting ready to launch the Lumia 710 on T-Mobile next week and I have a demo unit to check out for a while that I am comparing to the HTC Radar 4G.

SugarSync updates provide Android video auto upload and batch iPhone upload

SugarSync is my favorite cloud backup, access, and sync service and today launched updated Android and iOS apps to improve the service for both platforms.

Microsoft and partners to heavily promote Windows Phone in 2012

Windows Phone is one of the best smartphone platforms, but not many know about it and the market share is negligible. 2012 should see millions being spent to promote the platform and devices.

No real surprise, Samsung not upgrading Galaxy S to Ice Cream Sandwich

Some people are a bit fired up that the older Galaxy S is not getting the ICS upgrade when the Nexus S has the same internals, but it’s fairly typical for Samsung Android updates.

T-Mobile scores spectrum and roaming agreement with AT&T deal fallout

T-Mobile gained $3 billion as a part of the AT&T deal fallout, along with more AWS spectrum and a long term UMTS roaming agreement.

Galaxy Nexus & ROMs, RIM woes, new Twitter (MobileTechRoundup show #256)

The Verizon Galaxy Nexus was finally released and smartphone enthusiasts are picking it up this weekend. We discussed many topics about the mobile space in MoTR #256.

RIM offers BBM Music for free for 4 months

BBM Music is an enjoyable social music service and for a couple of weeks you can download and install the client to get four months of service for free.

Great Debate lost: What will it take for Windows Phone to be the 3rd platform?

I argued for the huge growth of Windows Phone in 2012 and lost this week, but I am left wondering how Microsoft and Nokia can realize serious growth of a fantastic platform. Do you have any ideas for how Windows Phone can become the 3rd platform?

Ten reasons to pick the iPhone 4S over the Galaxy Nexus on Verizon

The Galaxy Nexus is finally available today on Verizon, but before you succumb to the hype make sure you seriously consider the Apple iPhone 4S.

Nokia Lumia 710 Windows Phone launching on T-Mobile on 11 January

The first Nokia Windows Phone will be available on January 11th for $50. The Lumia 710 is not as attractive as the Lumia 800, but it is still a solid smartphone for the new buyer.

Top posts, devices, software and smartphone awards for 2011

2011 was a very exciting year with significant growth in Android, steady progress for the iPhone, and still limited adoption of Windows Phone.

BodyGuardz ScreenGuardz and UltraTough Clear for iPhone 4S (review)

I am a strong believer in applying screen protectors to the high priced smartphones of today since we tend to throw them in our jeans pockets and carry them naked.

Google Wallet on Galaxy Nexus: Shop with NFC at hundreds of thousands of locations

Google Wallet is currently only available for the Galaxy Nexus S on Sprint, but can be installed on the HSPA+ world version of the new Galaxy Nexus.

XtremeMac and id America iPhone 4S case roundup (review)

It seems there are an unlimited number of cases for the iPhone and I recently had a chance to try out four with my iPhone 4S. Do you use a case with your iPhone or do you carry it naked?

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