Blackberry Dev Alpha C Set to Give App’s Back to the QWERTY

A new Blackberry Dev Alpha C give’s developers the keyboard they dream of! If you have been following the recent Blackberry saga, (we forgive you if not) then you would know that the first glimpse of what ultimately became the Z10 was initially a developer only handset. The handset was introduced last year and was ...

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The HTC One VX Finally Offical At Ma’ Bell

  HTC has been steadily pumping out awesome for a long time now and the latest from the company is no different. Recently the company has announced and launched the likes of the Windows Phone 8X, the super slim over sized Droid DNA and new variations of the One series devices with the One X+ and ...

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The LG Optimus Regard Brings 4G LTE Goodness to Cricket

  Another day, another smart phone! It’s that time of the year again when manufacturers and carriers pump out awesome handsets for every niche of the market. Today’s latest comes from the likes of LG and Cricket. LG has been busy offering the world the likes of some pretty amazing handsets. As of late the company ...

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Motorola Atrix HD Developer Edition Announced

  Since the dawn of mobile computing, and really just computing in general end users have been tinkering with and changing the performance, look and feel of devices by customizing them from the inside out!  In recent memory this has become more of an issue as carriers and smart phone manufacturers stake more of a claim ...

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The LG Optimus L7 Emerges as the LG Venice with a Boost!

  Early on in the smart phone race, high end devices were pretty limited to post paid carrier options. Recently as higher end smart phones emerge they have found themselves on the likes of some of the very best pre-paid carriers. Smart phones like the iPhone, some Samsung Galaxy S devices and a slew of others ...

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Another Galaxy: The Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is Made Official for the Now Network

So many galaxies, so little time. Samsung has really taken a liking to this whole Galaxy line up of phones. Since the brands inception it seems like there has been a new Galaxy announced weekly. With a Samsung Galaxy for pretty much every level of phone Samsung is really pushing the limits of how much ...

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Gmail’s Creator Doesn’t Think Google’s Chrome OS Will Survive

Google's test netbook for Google Chrome OS, the CR-48

Google demonstrated its new Chrome OS to the world last week but already the pundits are tearing into it. Perhaps the strongest voice coming out against Chrome OS is that of Paul Buchheit, a former Google employee who created Gmail. He recently tweeted, “Prediction: ChromeOS will be killed next year (or ‘merged’ with Android).” Ouch. ...

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Age and Gender Has Some Determination over Smartphone OS Preference

A chart showing smartphone OS preferences in the US and divided by gender

Who you are probably affects your smartphone preferences a lot more than you realized—data from Nielson’s October 2010 Smartphone Operating survey of 9,200 in the US shows that there is a link between someone’s preferred smartphone OS and their age and gender. Those between the ages of 18 and 24 are on average, 35.9% likely ...

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Apple’s iPhone Passes RIM’s BlackBerry for Top Spot in US Smartphone Market Share

Smartphones now command nearly 30% of the larger phone market in the US according to Nielson. Even more interesting is the fact that according to the company’s survey, Apple’s iPhone has passed RIM’s BlackBerry for the lead in smartphone operating systems.  The iPhone commands 27.9% of the market while the BlackBerry holds on at 27.4%. ...

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Windows Phone 7 Now Has Visual Basic, Does It Matter?

Microsoft is betting that its new Windows Phone 7 operating system for smartphones will help the company become a player again in a market that has mostly passed it by. Its newest tool to recruit interest in its WP7 smartphone operating system? Visual Basic. Yeah, this one of the first smartphone operating systems to officially ...

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iOS 4.2 Finalized, Goes out to Developers

  Apple’s coming iOS update, version 4.2 has gotten the ‘gold master’ or GM seal of approval and is now available for developers to download. The company has requested that developers recompile their apps, test them, and submit them to the iTunes App Store for approval on the new operating system. The long await iOS 4.2 ...

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HP webOS 2.0 Is Official—Here’s What’s New

HP recently acquired Palm and has managed to make good on promises—the highly anticipated webOS 2.0 release has been made official. Unsurprisingly, HP has decided to finally brand its Palm acquisition’s products and webOS is now ‘HP webOS’.  Hopefully the control HP is exerting now won’t reverse any of the innovative progress Palm has managed ...

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Google’s Android OS ‘Gingerbread’ Promises Native Video Chat

The current version of Google’s Android operating system for smartphones is codenamed ‘Froyo’—the next will be called ‘Gingerbread’. Gingerbread will be bringing plenty of new features, including native video chatting. Think something like Google’s answer to Apple’s FaceTime. According to Phandroid, Gingerbread (it is unknown if this will be released as Android version 2.5 or ...

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Rest in Peace BlackBerry OS 6

The coming BlackBerry 'BlackPad' tablet will not be running BlackBerry OS 6. At least according to the Wall Street Journal and its sources—which I tend to believe a lot more than anything else floating around the internet. In fact, Research In Motion (RIM) is planning on eventually switching all of its products to a new ...

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Sneak Peak at BlackBerry OS 6’s Home Screen

The guys and girls up at Research In Motion sure do like to tease us. Information about BlackBerry OS 6’s redesigned home screen been posted on the company blog and it’s quite juicy. Readers may note that it looks eerily similar to a couple of other operating systems they might be familiar with, but thankfully, ...

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