Posts Tagged ‘ thunderbolt ’

Verizon Updates Legacy HTC Thunderbolt to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (Changelog)

February 5, 2013

The HTC Thunderbolt, the first 4G LTE smartphone on Verizon Wireless, was released nearly two years ago, yet, here we are in February of 2013 with a significant upgrade for the device. Starting today, Big Red is updating the Thunderbolt from Android 2.3 Gingerbread to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Sense 3.6. The...
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HTC Details Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update Timeline

May 22, 2012

HTC has released a more detailed timeline for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades. In doing so, they’ve revealed most handsets will receive updates in the months of June and July, with the roll-out scheduled to be completed by August. Check out the list below. HTC Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update Timeline: DROID...
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HTC Updates on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrades

March 14, 2012

HTC has put out the latest list of devices that will get updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich this year. Take a look at the list, along with a short statement on release timing, below. Confirmed to get Ice Cream Sandwich: DROID Incredible 2 by HTC HTC Amaze 4G HTC Desire S HTC...
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Verizon Posts Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update List

March 6, 2012

Verizon Wireless has posted a list of devices that will receive an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich later this year. They don’t reveal release dates, but owners of the following handsets will still be thrilled to know an upgrade is coming their way in the near future. You can view the current...
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HTC Thunderbolt, Droid Incredible 2, Rhyme and Raider to Get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Updates

February 17, 2012

HTC has added four more names to the growing list of smartphones to get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich updates. The HTC Thunderbolt, HTC Rhyme, and HTC DROID Incredible 2 from Verizon Wireless, as well as the HTC Raider on Bell/Rogers, are officially “planned” to get the ICS upgrade. They will join the HTC...
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Saturday Night Live Verizon 4G LTE Ad Parody (Video)

February 12, 2012

The lovely Zooey Deschanel may have been the highlight of Saturday Night Live yesterday, but smartphone enthusiasts likely took notice of another appearance. The Verizon Wireless brand and its fleet of 4G LTE Android smartphones appeared in a hilarious mock commercial, courtesy of SNL’s Bill Hader and Fred Armisen. The parody, titled Verizon Ad,...
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Verizon HTC Rezound vs Thunderbolt demo (video)

November 1, 2011

WorldOfJohnboy is at it again with another, better look at the HTC Rezound (Vigor) from Verizon Wireless. In the lengthy amateur video above, he compares the unreleased Rezound to its predecessor, the HTC Thunderbolt. As a reminder, the Rezound features a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 4.3-inch 720p HD display, an 8 megapixel camera with dual...
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All Verizon Android phones on sale for a penny on Amazon

October 13, 2011

Penny-Pincher Sale: All Most Verizon Phones Starting at a Penny. For a limited time only, all Verizon phones (minus the iPhone) will be on sale for just a penny with a new line of service. The promotion also includes free standard two-day shipping. Offer valid from now through 11:59 p.m. PDT October 17, 2011,...
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Madden NFL 12 free for Verizon Android users (Oct. 1-3)

October 1, 2011

If you happen to own an Android smartphone from Verizon Wireless, you may be entitled to a free copy of the official Madden NFL 12 game from EA sports. The promotion lasts for the next three days, October 1st through the 3rd, and to download you just call “**MADDEN” or “**623336″ to validate. Then...
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Skype Android app updated to support 17 more devices

August 4, 2011

The Skype app for Android has been updated to support more devices, including those from HTC, Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson and Acer. Skype 2.1 allows Android users with specific phones to not only use voice, but also video to make Skype-to-Skype calls. Android 2.3 Gingerbread is required to make use of the front-facing camera,...
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Netflix Android app now supports more phones

July 20, 2011

Update: you can manually install the new v1.3 APK file on Android Honeycomb tablets now! Check out our video review showing it on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. The Netflix app for Android has been updated to support more devices. Some key additions include the HTC EVO 3D (review), Motorola Droid Bionic (unreleased), and...
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Deal: get $25 in Amazon Appstore credits with purchase of Verizon Android smartphone or tablet

April 25, 2011

If you’re in the market for a new Android smartphone, specifically tailored for Verizon’s CDMA network, then you may want to consider purchasing from Amazon Wireless. They’re handing out $25 in Appstore credits to anyone who purchases a Verizon Android phone or tablet. This includes devices like the Samsung Droid Charge, HTC Thunderbolt, Motorola...
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Verizon HTC Thunderbolt on sale for $130 at Amazon

April 22, 2011

Thinking about picking up the HTC Thunderbolt on Verizon Wireless? Well, here’s a deal that may help you make your decision final. Amazon Wireless is having a special sale this weekend, pricing the Thunderbolt at just $129.99 with new two year contract. You have until midnight Pacific Time on Monday. The HTC Thunderbolt has...
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Verizon HTC Thunderbolt finally goes on sale

March 17, 2011

Finally, Verizon Wireless subscribers can treat themselves to the first 4G LTE smartphone on Big Red’s network. The HTC Thunderbolt, which we took a look at during CES, houses a 4.3″ WVGA display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 8 megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera, and runs Android 2.2 with HTC...
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New Motorola Xoom, HTC Thunderbolt ads from Verizon

February 21, 2011

Verizon always seems to be ahead of the curve when it comes to hyping and advertising their products and services. With that said, Big Red has posted some new ads for two Android devices slated to be released very soon, the Motorola Xoom and HTC Thunderbolt. The former, of course, is the highly anticipated...
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