Tag: Google

HTC Makes Smartphone Shopping Easy: Buy a One X

Posted: August 10, 2012 at 10:50 am   /   Local, Technology

For the year 2012, shopping for smartphones is pretty easy. Specifically, shopping for an Android smartphone is incredibly easy this year. For Apple’s iPhone, it’s been simple: buy the newest one. It’s always at the $200 price point, has the latest version of iOS, and will last you the entire two-year cellular contract. You can […]

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HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy SIII Bring Next-Gen CPU Tech in Latest Devices

Posted: May 3, 2012 at 3:53 pm   /   Featured, Local, Technology

The impending sales juggernaut that will be “iPhone 5” is rumored to be coming this Fall with a bigger screen, but a sinking HTC and rising Samsung are looking to finally stretch their noses past the seemingly unbeatable iPhone 4/4S with their latest flagship devices. The last time HTC and Samsung went head-to-head was theirĀ previous […]

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AT&T Makes It Official: 4G LTE has Arrived in the Lou

Posted: April 12, 2012 at 9:51 am   /   Local, Technology

This morning St. Louis joined the ranks of 31 other markets with 4G LTE coverage from AT&T. [View the Press Release] As we reported about a week ago, AT&T began rolling out LTE to 12 new markets on Easter Sunday. Although quite a few LTE symbols were popping up on devices in the area before […]

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AT&T 4G LTE Arriving Sunday April 8th for the St. Louis Area

Posted: April 3, 2012 at 3:32 pm   /   Local, Technology

So I have this friend. He bought the new Galaxy Note, and I must say I’m very smitten with the phone. We were out partying this past weekend for his wife’s birthday, and he started asking me about the LTE logo in his notification bar. “WAIT, WHAT?! LTE?!?! DO A SPEEDTEST!!!!” He ended up pulling […]

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Hands-On: AT&T LG Nitro HD (Video and Review)

Posted: March 21, 2012 at 8:40 am   /   Local, Technology

The LG Nitro HD is AT&T’s branding of the LG Optimus LTE, sharing some DNA with the Verizon LG Spectrum and the upcoming Sprint LG Viper. AT&T’s LTE service has not yet been switched on in St. Louis, but they recently announced that their 4G spectrum will be up and running this April or May. […]

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Hands-On: AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket (Review and Video)

Posted: March 21, 2012 at 8:38 am   /   Local, Technology

The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket… *inhale*… is AT&T’s sequel to the wildly successful Samsung Galaxy S II. It all started with the Samsung Infuse 4G back in May 2011. Taking advantage of AT&T’s newly operational 4G/”Faux-G” HSPA+ network, the Infuse was introduced as a pre-Galaxy S II update to replace the Samsung Captivate from […]

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Mobile Market Steady, Apple Poised to Explode with iPhone 5

Posted: August 31, 2011 at 10:16 am   /   Local, Technology

ComScore released their latest U.S. Smartphone Market Share data today. In a way, it is not terribly surprising when comparing my projected values with July’s actual results. Still, consistently failing is not good for anyone. RIM might want to take note and come up with something big before they end up in HP’s situation. With […]

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Sprint Serving Up Almost Twice the Data of Competitors

Posted: August 19, 2011 at 9:59 am   /   Local, Technology

A recent study performed by Validas has crowned Sprint as the new King of Bandwidth Hogs. When compared amongst the Big Four, the results from 47,000 phone bills spanning the last twelve months put Sprint’s numbers at almost twice the average per month than the competition. It should come as no surprise: Sprint is the […]

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Android Wins in June, iOS & WP7 Steady, RIM & webOS Still Falling

Posted: August 4, 2011 at 2:31 pm   /   Local, Technology

ComScore finally released their U.S. smartphone market share data for June. It’s definitely an interesting set of numbers and leaves so many questions unanswered. Google’s Android operating system scored the only gains from the previous month. Essentially they were the only operating system that managed to steal subscribers from the competition. Both iOS and WP7 […]

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Samsung Galaxy S II Finally Arrives in the United States

Posted: July 27, 2011 at 8:06 am   /   Local, Technology

The Galaxy S II first debuted on February 13th at this year’s Mobile World Congress and launched in South Korea (Samsung’s home-base) on April 29th. Just 10 days after release, Samsung was looking at 3 million pre-orders worldwide. At that point in time, the only countries actually selling the device were South Korea, the U.K., […]

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