Author Archives: Samia Perkins

Are You An AndroidAholic? Come Forward.

If you are an AndroidAholic, and let's face it, if you are reading this, you probably are, why not come forward? You can declare yourself at our new AndroidAholic support group and Facebook page, And be sure to Androidify yourself and upload the pic. What? You don't have the Androidify app? Well, it's free, so go and get it now.

Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Down Nationwide

Verizon's 4G LTE Network is down nationwide, forcing those with an HTC Thunderbolt or a 4G hotspot to suffer along with near dial-up speeds. According to Verizon's twitter feed, the Thunderbolt is able to do voice calls, but data is running at 1xRTT data. The outage comes just one day before the DROID Charge, Verizon's second 4G phone, hits the network. Verizon has said they are hard at work to fix the problem. Verizon's 4G network went down late last night, and though it doesn't affect 3G devices, the Thunderbolt has been booted down to extremely slow speeds. There is a fix, however, that will allow the Thunderbolt to get back up to 3G at least.

DROID Incredible 2 Unboxing and Hands-On at SlashGear

Vincent Nguyen has just done an unboxing and hands-on of the DROID Incredible 2 over at SlashGear. We at Android Community have our own hands-on coming tomorrow, but in the meantime, here is a preview. The Incredible 2 seems slightly familiar, resembling the European HTC Incredible S. It features a 4-inch Super-LCD WVGA display, great battery life, and a distinctive industrial design. Read on to see more details, photos, and the hands-on video.

DROID Charge unboxing and hands-on at SlashGear

Vincent Nguyen over at SlashGear has just posted a hands-on and unboxing of the DROID Charge. Yes, the DROID Charge with the 4.3-inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display. Vince let us know that he almost cried when he saw the display. Actually, his exact words were that he wanted to "weep like a little boy on Christmas morning," because the display was so amazing. Chris Burns will be posting his own hands-on of the Charge here on Android Community tomorrow, but in the meantime, check out Vincent's take. Also look for my hands-on of the Incredible S right here tomorrow. Keep reading for some quick details about the DROID Charge.


Are you ready? It’s time for the next winner of a Motorola XOOM tablet here on Android Community. The second of three winners, five if you count the other two tablets we’ve given away. The extremely simple rules for entering this contest are below – one of the only people who will not want to be entering this contest any longer is Jeremy Stagg because you have just won a Motorola XOOM! This is the time for you, Jeremy Stagg to get in contact with us in one way or another, in under 24 hours of course, or we’ll give your prize away to someone else! Everyone else – get to entering!

Reminder: We Have an XOOM Contest Going On!

In case you missed it, in case you didn't know yet, in case you somehow haven't seen our reminders before, we need to tell you...we have AN XOOM CONTEST going on! We have a total of FIVE XOOM tablets we're giving away. Two of them have already gone to new homes, and one will be given away at today, but there is still one week left to win an XOOM from Android Community. You still have two more opportunities to win an XOOM, that super awesome Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet, with NVIDIA's Tegra 2 dual-core processors. The XOOM is just waiting to go home with you.
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