Posts Tagged ‘ purchase ’

Samsung to Improve S Pen by Acquiring Stake in Wacom

January 31, 2013

Samsung’s next-generation S Pen could see significant improvement, as the Korea-based manufacturer has just purchased a five percent stake in Wacom, the leading producer of graphic tablets, for 5,344,687,960 Yen or roughly $58.5 million. In case you’re unaware, Samsung’s pressure-sensitive digital stylus (S Pen) for its Galaxy Note line of smartphones and tablets has...
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LG Nexus 4 Back in Stock on Google Play

November 27, 2012

The Google Nexus 4, manufactured by LG, sold out rather quickly when it went on sale earlier this month on the Google Play Store, but there’s good news today for those who missed the initial round of shipments. The Nexus 4 is now back in stock, so hit up Google Play quickly before it’s...
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AT&T to Release Samsung Galaxy Note II on November 9 for $300, Pre-orders Start on October 25

October 23, 2012

AT&T will release its own variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note II on November 9 for $299.99 with a new two-year agreement. Online pre-orders will begin later this week on October 25, the same day Sprint will release its Galaxy Note II, at The Galaxy Note 2 is thinner and narrower than its...
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SoftBank Set to Buy 70% Stake in Sprint for $20.1 Billion

October 17, 2012

Japanese provider SoftBank will indeed acquire a 70% stake in Sprint for $20.1 billion – that’s $12.1 billion in cash and $8 billion in new shares. Sprint will use SoftBank’s experience to strengthen the deployment of its 4G LTE network. Sprint has been struggling to stay afloat in recent years, so this could be...
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Google Play Gift Cards Launched: Available in $10, $15, $25 and $50 Options at Target, RadioShack and Gamestop

August 21, 2012

Google appears to have quietly launched its Google Play gift cards, as its informational and support pages are now live. The Google Play gift cards are only available in the U.S., at least for now, in $10, $15, $25 and $50 increments with a maximum balance limit of $2,000. Unfortunately, the cards can’t be...
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Google Play Gift Cards Caught in the Wild (Image)

August 16, 2012

Google Play gift cards are finally coming and the above photo shows what the retail packaging will look like. As you can see in the image of the $10 and $25 options, the cards feature the triangular and colorful Google Play logo accompanied with the words “Music Movies Books Apps & More.” This leak...
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Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy S III Hits AT&T Stores Beginning July 29th, Pre-Orders Start on July 15th

July 12, 2012

The exclusive Garnet Red color option for the Samsung Galaxy S III Android smartphone will be available in AT&T retail stores starting July 29. Customers can pre-order the uniquely colored device beginning July 15. Of course, the red version has all the great features of the original Pebble Blue and Marble White models of...
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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III Hits Stores July 6 (Video)

July 2, 2012

AT&T will finally dispatch their Samsung Galaxy S III variant beginning July 6th. Customers can purchase the device for $199.99 with a new two-year agreement at retail stores or online with overnight shipping. Check out the Galaxy S3 promo video above to see it in action and visit AT&T’s site to learn more. AT&T...
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Sprint Samsung Galaxy S III Now Available in Stores

July 1, 2012

The Sprint variant of the Samsung Galaxy S III Android smartphone is now available to purchase through all channels! The 16GB and 32GB versions cost $199.99 and $249.99, respectively, with a two-year agreement. The former is available through all channels, including Sprint retail stores, while the latter is only available through Web Sales, Sprint...
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Google Announces Nexus 7 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Tablet from Asus (Specs, Features, Video)

June 27, 2012

UPDATE: check out our Nexus 7 unboxing video. Google has finally put all rumors to rest by announcing the Nexus 7 Tablet from Asus. It’s powered by the all new Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and comes at an affordable price-point at just $200-250, depending on choice of storage. The Nexus 7 Tablet...
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Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE Available in Stores June 2

May 31, 2012

Now that US Customs is allowing HTC EVO 4G LTE smartphones through the border again after a short delay, walk-in Sprint customers are probably wondering when they can purchase said Android handset at their local retail store. Well, there’s good news as Sprint announced today that they “will begin selling HTC EVO 4G LTE...
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Google: We’ve acquired Motorola Mobility

May 22, 2012

It’s official, Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility for around $12.5 billion has been finalized. You can read the full message on the deal closing from Larry Page below. Statement from Larry Page, CEO of Google: The phones in our pockets have become supercomputers that are changing the way we live. It’s now possible to...
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T-Mobile HTC One S Released for $200

April 25, 2012

The T-Mobile HTC One S is now available to purchase for $199.99 with a new or renewing two-year agreement. The slim 7.8mm thick handset rocks a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, an 8 megapixel rear camera with ImageSense, 1.3MP front-facing camera, Beats Audio technology...
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Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Aavailable on Google Play for $399

April 24, 2012

The unlocked Samsung Galaxy nexus is now available for a decently priced $399 on the Google Play Store. That means you will be purchasing directly from Google for compatibility with over 200 GSM/HSPA+ carriers worldwide, including AT&T and T-Mobile. The price is also free from any contracts, in case you were wondering. Unfortunately, it...
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Facebook to Acquire Instagram for $1 Billion

April 9, 2012

Following its success on iOS and recent release on Android, Facebook has announced plans to purchase Instagram for $1 Billion. The deal to acquire the popular image-sharing app will consist of cash and shares of Facebook, and it’s expected to close at the end of Q2 2012. Full presser below. Press Release: Facebook to...
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