Archive for December, 2010

Sprint Samsung Epic 4G unboxing video

December 30, 2010

The Samsung Epic 4G from Sprint has been at the top of the Android charts over the past few months, so we decided to get our hands on one to unbox for you guys. The handset is part of the Galaxy S family, so it’s coupled with a beautiful 4″ Super AMOLED display and...
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CascadeSkier app for Windows Phone 7

December 30, 2010

It’s that time of year, when many of us will escape work and retreat to the mountains for some fun with snow. If you’re looking for a ski resort app to accompany you on your trip, the CascadeSkier app for Windows Phone 7 provides you with temperature, 24 hour snowfall, and total snow base...
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Android Honeycomb music player demoed, download it now!

December 29, 2010

Want to take the next evolution of Android’s music player for a spin? Well, now you can, thanks to XDA member Johnnie93. He somehow got his hands on the APK install file for the Android 3.0 (possibly 2.4) Honeycomb music player. It is a test build, so there are certainly some bugs and missing...
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Verizon HTC Thunderbolt Android pictured in 12 new shots

December 29, 2010

Verizon subscribers are eagerly waiting for the HTC Thunderbolt, also known as the Incredible HD and Mecha, since it will be Big Red’s first 4G LTE Android smartphone. We recently saw evidence that HTC plans to announce the handset during CES 2011, so it’s not surprising to see some sweet press shots leaked in...
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Merry Christmas from SmartKeitai.com

December 25, 2010

Merry Christmas and happy holidays from everyone here at SmartKeitai.com. We appreciate each and every reader/viewer and hope you will continue to visit through the new year. Whether you’re rocking a Windows Phone 7 or Android, we got your back with all the latest news. If you happen to have an Android, we suggest...
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HTC to announce Incredible HD Android at CES on Jan. 6?

December 23, 2010

Apparently HTC is planning to unveil the HTC Incredible HD, also known as the Mecha and Thunderbolt, in Las Vegas at CES, which is held January 6-9. A mysterious domain, which may or may not be linked to HTC, has a teaser posted of a cloaked smartphone. The caption next to the device reads,...
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Samsung Epic 4G finally getting Android 2.2 Froyo Dec. 26 (Update: delayed)

December 23, 2010

Update: Unfortunately, Sprint and Samsung have decided to delay the update until further notice. They still expect it in the near future, but obviously it did not make its December 26 deadline, which was clearly stated in the memo shown above. It’s been weeks since Android 2.2 Froyo was leaked for the Samsung Epic...
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More video footage of Google’s Nexus S Android in space

December 23, 2010

Google recently launched its newest Android, the Samsung Nexus S, into space and video footage and pictures from the journey are starting to trickle out. The image above is an unaltered picture of an Android at over 100,000 ft above the Earth’s surface – impressive! The Google team actually sent seven hand-crafted weather balloon...
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Guide App for Windows Phone 7

December 23, 2010

Call of Duty: Black Ops has taken the console gaming world by storm and it was only a matter of time before a developer created a portable guide for Windows Phone 7. The Black Ops guide app is an unofficial, quick reference companion for the Xbox version of the game. Check out the video...
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Microsoft reveals 1.5 million Windows Phone 7s sold by partners, 4,000 apps available in Marketplace

December 21, 2010

Microsoft has finally released some sales figures for Windows Phone 7. Although not exactly the numbers we’d like to hear, they did reveal that 1.5 million Windows Phone 7s were sold by manufacturers since the initial launch in October (November in US) of this year. That’s certainly a lot of handsets, considering CDMA networks...
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Skyfire browser with flash demoed on iPad, coming soon

December 17, 2010

Smartphone users know the Skyfire brand because of the browser’s ability to play flash content. It’s been made available previously on Windows Mobile, and recently on Android and iPhone. The next evolution for Skyfire? The iPad, of course! The folks at Skyfire Labs have announced Skyfire for Apple’s hit iPad, which as you know,...
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Dell to release keyboard-less ‘Venue’ with Android 2.2 soon

December 17, 2010

Korean carrier KT has announced the Dell Venue, the keyboard-less brethren of the Venue Pro, which also happens to run Android 2.2 instead of Windows Phone 7. Like the Pro variant, the Venue rocks a solid 4.1″ WVGA AMOLED display strengthen with Gorilla Glass. You’ll be glad to hear the display still has the...
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HTC Windows Phone 7s get High Quality YouTube app

December 17, 2010

HTC has released a new YouTube app for Windows Phone 7 that’s capable of playing high quality videos over 3G or WiFI. Unfortunately, those of you with devices from other manufacturers are stuck with either Microsoft’s poor implementation or another third party app that doesn’t come with expected features. HTC has really stepped up...
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Ninjas take on Samsung Nexus S in unboxing video

December 17, 2010

Remember the hit unboxing video where a group of animated ninjas hack and slash their way through a Google Nexus One unboxing? If not, you’ll have a chance to see that too, but for those of us who know the clip well, there’s actually a new unboxing video specially tailored for Samsung’s new Nexus...
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Samsung Nexus S goes on sale today! Will you buy one?

December 16, 2010

Today’s the day! Google is releasing their next flagship Android, the Samsung Nexus S, into the wild through all Best Buy channels. The device will go on sale online and in-store at 8 A.M. Eastern time. It’s priced at $199.99 with the usual 2-year agreement (T-Mobile) or $529.99 without a contract. You can also...
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