April 22, 2012

Verizon to bring shared family data plans mid-summer


Verizon today announced that they would be bringing shared family data plans to the Big Red network mid-summer of this year. After mentioning it once in the past, we really didn’t have an idea regarding how long it would take Verizon to bring it to all those who wish to have it. They originally targeted the middle of this year and they’ll definitely be hitting that original estimation with this new timeline. The news was shared in their Q1 earnings call today. Shared data plans will allow … [Read more...]

Verizon to Bring LTE to 7 New Markets April 19th, Expand and Enhance in Two More


Verizon’s bringing 4G LTE to 7 new markets to their customer base April 19th, several press releases note. Cities like Macon, GA and Dodge City, KS are newly added, while Wichita, KS and St Louis, MO will get expansions. Buffalo, NY is the lone city that will see enhancements. Find the full list below and jump for joy if you’re invited to the party. Additions: Ocala, Florida Brunswick, Georgia LaGrange, Georgia Macon, Georgia Pierre, South Dakota Cattaraugus-Allegany … [Read more...]

New @ThaPHLASH icons bring TSF Shell or Instagram looks to your Homescreen


There is no reason for us to introduce ThaPHLASH. He is one of the greatest icon creators and contributor or pure awesomeness to our homescreens. About a month ago he updated all of his icon packs to include a total of 1515 icons per pack. That is a huge update. It took nearly 3 days for the upload to complete. One would think that would be enough work to drain a person for a few weeks. Not PHLASH, since that update he has created and launched over 50 new styles each with the same 1515 icons per … [Read more...]

NVIDIA to bring Kepler GPU technology to future superphones?


  NVIDIA has recently released Kepler, arguably among the best in GPU technology. The product is not falling short, and the company has some high hopes for this technology. In an e-mail, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang states that their plan is to extend Kepler’s influence to multiple platforms and even “superphones,” in the future. “Today is just the beginning of Kepler. Because of its super energy-efficient architecture, we will extend GPUs into datacenters, to super thin … [Read more...]

Amazon Kindle for Android Updated to Bring Support for Thousands of Children’s Books, Storing Documents


Amazon just pinged us to let us know that they’ve issued a nice upgrade to their Kindle for Android app. Parents of young children will love the ability to access over 1,000 children’s books such as Brown Bear and Curious George, as well as comics such as Batman and Superman. This is thanks to the arrival of Kindle Format 8 support. They’ve also implemented a feature that would allow you to send documents to your Kindle Fire or other Kindle-enabled device (pretty much most Android … [Read more...]

Samsung to finally bring the Galaxy S Wi-Fi 3.6 to US Shores


The Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 3.6 is a device that could bring people a lot of joy for a decent price tag. The SGS Wi-Fi is a portable media player with slightly slimmed down specs and running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Designed to bring the joys and wonders of Android to consumers hands with out the need to buy a pricey phone or sign a contract. The device uses a 1GHz Hummingbird processor to a push the OS to your 3.6-inch LCD display at a 800 x 480 resolution. Looking very similar to … [Read more...]

Casio Looks To Bring Android To The Retail Front With Its New EPoS System And Ruggedized Tablet


  When it comes to the checkout lane, we're used to seeing some pretty outdated systems running behind the counter. Most PoS (point-of-sale, guys) systems are still sporting the classic black screen with white boxy text and are both outdated and impractical. Casio thinks that it's time to bring PoS systems out of the stone age, and what better way to do that than with Android? The new Casio VX-100 is an Android-powered EPoS system that brings with it a whole new way to run the front … [Read more...]

T-Mobile to bring ‘unlimited any mobile’ feature come April 4th


  Following Sprint’s footsteps, T-Mobile is now planning to introduce unlimited calling to any mobile (on any carrier). Most US citizens already have cellphones, so this pretty much translates to unlimited minutes. According to TmoNews’ sources and leaked document, Magenta will be introducing this as an added feature. It will be available beginning April 4th, for an extra cost of $ 10. As it is a feature, no contract will be required. Another of the benefits may be that … [Read more...]

Samsung patent filing could bring device customization’s to a whole new Level


Forget about picking up that silly little pink gel skin. Forget about buying laser etched battery doors and cleverly placed stickers or jewels. Samsung is looking to change that our device looks with a few clicks on your screen. Ya, you read that right. Apparently a new FCC filing by Samsung is looking to make your entire device customizable, beyond your main screen. This revolves round what they are calling “smart device skins.” Giving the end-user th ability to set images for the top, … [Read more...]

ASUS might be the first to bring Android 5.0 Jelly Bean


  ASUS is taking all the rumor glory lately. We have just reported that the manufacturer is planning to work with Google to bring a Nexus Tablet, with a Tegra 3 processor and a $ 200 price tag. All of this right after ASUS’ Corporate Vice President Benson Lin mentioned that there is a high chance they will be the first to bring Android 5.0 to the market. “Asus is very close to Google, so once they have Android 5.0 I think there will be a high possibility that we will be the first … [Read more...]

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