Verizon bringing more 4G LTE goodness to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia

Verizon will be lighting up a few more cities with LTE in the coming months and rightfully so, considering all the new LTE enabled devices coming out. While they’ve managed to drag their feet with the Galaxy Nexus release, they’ve certainly been cranking out the LTE. I know a ton of you can’t wait to start experiencing the blazing speeds of LTE and keep feeling heartbreak whenever your city doesn’t make the cut so I’ll try to peel the band-aid off of this one quick.    Read More »

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Griffin’s Beacon Universal Remote Control turns any Android device into a remote

Ever since the faithful old infrared port started disheartening from Palm Pilots, I’ve been wondering how one might replicate the functionality of the universal remote control programs that graced PalmOS. Today Android owners can get a simulacrum of that experience with the Griffin’s Beacon Universal Remote Control system, which will connect with Dijit Media’s remote […]

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Gingerbread for the Sprint Epic 4G begins rolling out tomorrow (Nov. 9)

Gingerbread Epic 4G

We just heard from a Sprint ninja that Gingerbread for the Samsung Epic 4G should begin a slow rollout tomorrow (Nov 9).  The initial plan is to get it out to three percent of the users the first day, which should avoid any huge fiasco like we saw with the Froyo update.  The update will continue to slowly roll out over the following eight days, until it gets to 100 percent of the users.

As we already saw the EI22 kernel source released, it makes sense that its the version we’ll be seeing.  read more

U.S. Cellular announces the Samsung Repp along with a new phone and tablet trade-in program

Samsung Repp

U.S Cellular has been busy getting ready to release the latest device to their ever expanding Android line-up. Announcing today, the Samsung Repp – an Android 2.3 powered smartphone with a a 3.2-inch HVGA LCD touchcreen, 3 megapixel camera, an 800 MHz processor and 2GB of expandable up-to 32GB storage. If you’re looking to move into a starter Android the Samsung Repp is meant for you.

In addition to the announcement of the Samsung Repp, U.S Cellular also announced a new phone and tablet trade-in program for customers. You can trade-in your old device, even if it’s from a different carrier for a check up to $150. Until November 20th, activation fees for select devices are also waived. Check the U.S Cellular website for more deatils.

Source: U.S Cellular