AT&T and T-Mobile have announced that they will be opening up their networks for customers of both carriers in New York and New Jersey, two areas that have been hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Since both companies use GSM and UTSM networks, it means that users will be able to switch between the two networks with no problem.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Google to reintroduce the poorly-executed Nexus Q media streaming device, we've got some bad news for you. Google has removed the device from its Nexus landing page, which suggests that it may not be coming back anytime soon. In fact, Google may have decided to pull the plug entirely, as the Nexus landing page is now only populated by the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10.
Archos added one more tablet to the already long list. Say hello to the Archos 80 Cobalt, a tablet that probably won't be burning up the benchmarks but might be worth having a look at nonetheless. That's especially true if you're in the market for an inexpensive tablet, as we're thinking the 80 Cobalt's specs won't exactly demand a high price tag.
Samsung frequently uses celebrities in its smartphone ads, and the company's latest one for the Galaxy Note II is no different. This time around, the ad features Miami Heat superstar LeBron James. The ad shows us a day in the life of the basketball player, as he uses the Galaxy Note II to exchange messages, take pictures, and send out videos of those tasty dunks.
navigation app Waze has just been updated to version 3.5. The emphasis of this update is social integration. It's all about users being able to find their friends more easily using the app. The update also tweaks the interface a bit to make the app easier to use.
Xperia Tablet S because of a leak in the waterproof seal. The 9.4-inch device used its water resistance as a major selling point, and when it was found that there was a possible issue with the seal, Sony was forced to cease sales of the tablet to address the problem. Well starting in the middle portion of next month, Sony is going to resume sales of the Xperia Tablet S, with the leak problem taken care of.
Samsung's Galaxy Premier I9260 smartphone has been rumored for a while. Samsung has finally pulled the veil off the phone and made it official. The LTE smartphone is coming, and it looks like the Ukraine is going to be one of the first places to receive the device. It will hit the market next month.
Samsung Galaxy Note II has surfaced, and it allows you to turn the device into a desktop. It has plenty of ports for connecting wired peripherals. It is currently listed in the US on Samsung's site and at UK retailer Clove. Samsung's website lists the dock for $99.99, and Clove says "pricing and availability to be confirmed."
Nexus 7 is popular. However, according to device builder Asus, it's even more popular than we ever thought. Asus says that sales of the seven-inch tablet are just under 1 million per month. That's a lot of people jumping on the Android tablet bandwagon each month.
LG Nexus 4 will be making its way to O2 on November 13, the carrier has announced. Not only that, it is going to be exclusive to the carrier, so if you're in the UK and you want a Nexus 4 without spending the no contract price, O2 is going to be your only options. Google will be selling the phone unlocked, but if you don't want to drop £239 for the 8GB, £279 for the 16GB, O2 is your choice.