Will Windows Phone 7 Be a Success or a Massive Failure?

Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 operating system that it just launched has some pretty big flaws. Whether or not those flaws are enough to keep people from buying smartphones running WP7 is yet to be seen but initial reports show that at least in the US, WP7 sales are low. What exactly is wrong with ...

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New iTunes, Mac OS X and iOS 4.2 All Arriving This Week

Apple’s coming iOS 4.2 update didn’t come out on the 7th like we hoped was the case but according to a source inside AT&T, the newest version of iOS will hit the internet at 10 AM PST on November 12th. The source, who contacted GizmoCrunch went on to claim that iTunes 10.1 and Mac OS ...

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Facebook Places Comes to BlackBerry with App Version 1.9

The FaceBook app for BlackBerry smartphones has just been updated to version 1.9 at the BlackBerry App World and it finally has the Places feature. The BlackBerry Facebook app has always been a step or two (or three or four) behind the iOS and Android versions so it is very good to see that it ...

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Skype and Angry Birds both Get Updates on Android

  What two apps on Google’s Android OS do you love the most and want to see updated? Why Angry Birds and Skype of course! Skype lets you keep in touch with friends, family and associates all over the world and Angry Birds keep you from going mad during your daily office grind. Without the two, ...

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iOS 4.2 Launching Around November 7th

Apple’s next update to iOS 4 is expected to arrive on or after November 7th. The developer release or ‘Gold Master’ (GM) edition of iOS 4.2 has been available since last week and Apple has directed app makers to certify compatibility with the update. Now the actual release date of iOS 4.2 has gotten tipped ...

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Samsung Galaxy S Receives Wi-Fi Direct Certification, Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’ Update Starts in UK

Samsung’s Galaxy S GT-i9000 is the first smartphone to ever be certified as a ‘Wi-Fi Direct’ device. What exactly is Wi-Fi Direct? The standard allows two Wi-Fi devices to connect to each other directly without needing a wireless router to act as a go between. While the technology will probably not replace Bluetooth for music ...

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Leaked BB OS 6 for BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 and Pearl 3G 9100/9105

BlackBerry owners have been waiting for the promised BlackBerry OS 6 update for their smartphones seemingly forever but the Promised Land is nearly here. The Bold 9700 had BB OS 6 leaked for it yesterday, and now the Curve 3G 9300 and Pearl 3G 9110 (and 9105) have gotten the new operating system leaked for ...

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Wi-Fi Calling is Here for the T-Mobile G2

T-Mobile’s G2 had some type of unofficial test update a month ago that brought Wi-Fi calling to a select few. After the story broke, T-Mobile released a statement saying that they were working on getting the update out to G2 owners in the future but would not confirm or deny that such an update was ...

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Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’ Update On Hold for Samsung Galaxy S—Late November ETA for US

The Android OS 2.2 ‘Froyo’ update—which had been originally scheduled for late October—started going out via over the air updates (OTA) recently but now Samsung has decided to push back the release. According to a press release from Samsung’s UK office, Froyo is being tested in the UK and will arrive in the region in ...

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Interactive BlackBerry OS 6 Launch from Verizon a Fake

Yesterday was supposed to be the glorious day when Verizon Wireless would hold some type of launch event for BlackBerry OS 6. BGR claimed to have an exclusive and things were going to be all right in the world if you were a BlackBerry owner. Finally, BB OS 6 was supposed to be coming or ...

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What is Wrong with Android ‘Froyo’ on the Motorola Droid X?

Something is horribly wrong with the new Motorola Droid X. What the constant commercials Verizon Wireless and Motorola keep throwing onto the televisions won’t tell you is that the recent Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’ operating system update has caused numerous problems. In fact, enough problems that Motorola has been forced to post some of the known ...

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Second BlackBerry Running OS 6 Coming but Still No OS 6 Update for the Rest of Us

The BlackBerry Oxford (codenamed ‘Style’ or vice versa) will be launching on Sprint’s network on October 31st. The only problem is, this will be the second BlackBerry OS 6 powered device to launch and we still have not seen the promised OS 6 updates from carriers for the Bold 9700, Curve 9300 or 9330, Bold ...

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Windows Phone 7 to Allow Mac Syncing and Getting Update in January

Good news for Macintosh owners interested in getting a Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Microsoft has sent out a statement that says that later this year they will start rolling out support for syncing a device running Windows Phone 7 (WP7) to Mac. That is not all either. Rumors about Microsoft also adding new features to ...

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T-Mobile’s G2 Getting Update, MyTouch 3G Too (Updated)

Two of T-Mobile’s smartphones running Android OS will be getting software updates. These over the air updates (OTA) for the myTouch 3G and the G2 are huge. Both models are made by HTC. The myTouch 3G will start its OTA update tomorrow to bring its Android OS version to 2.2 ‘Froyo’. The T-Mobile software update ...

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Sprint Epic 4G gets an update

So if you have picked up a Sprint Epic 4G you are most likely really satisfied with your purchase. From what I understand it is a pretty amazing device. Good old Android 2.1, Super AMOLED, 1GHz processor,  5MP camera, 720p, upload speeds of 150kbps…what? Yes, if you own an Epic 4G and have ever attempted ...

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