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@sirweezle I would Love for Nokia to make an Android phone too but something tells me they are in bed with Microsoft. In fact I wouldn't be surprised if Microsoft help keep Nokia a float. Who's to say they don't have some kind of a deal where Nokia must use Windows mobile for a while. It just doesn't make sense as to why the CEO would say no to Android.... it's not like it's a new o/s. It's been proven and people, like myself, enjoy it.
1 year, 5 months ago on Against Calls For Change, Nokia's CEO Refuses To Consider Android Platform
This isn't a good thing. Samsung shouldn't have even released a 16gb model. I have a 32gb S3 and even with a 64gb micro sd card I run into issues because you can't install apps onto the micro sd card unless your rooted which I don't plan on doing. I guess if you're rooting your phone or plan on not installing many apps you'll be ok.
1 year, 5 months ago on Samsung Galaxy S 4 Ships With 16GB Memory, Less Than 9 Usable
I will say this is a really great tablet for the price. I picked my up from Sam's Club on sale for $399 which I think was a good price due the features that it offers when compaired to the other Android tablets that are offered. There is NO WAY I would invest in an Ipad when this costs less in most cases but you get more, example, more memory and a micro sd card slot. I definitely recommend this tablet and would suggest to invest in a nice case for it like a Gumdrop case which is similar to an otterbox defender for a tablet, only cost a little less. I would say the only issue with the case is that it doesn't work if you get the detachable keyboard add on which for me wasn't a big deal.
1 year, 6 months ago on Woot Has The 1080p ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity For $370 Brand New
@martigerusa Hopefully Las Vegas Nevada will be on the soon to deploy list. I want high speed Internet without the huge prices that Cox and Century Link want to charge me. Right now I use my Tmobile hotshot as my Internet, and although fast it does have its limits.
1 year, 6 months ago on Google Buys Utah's iProvo Network For $1, Has 5 Years To Finish Upgrading It
I think their next stop should be Las Vegas Nevada. It makes sense since they host CES here why not show off their stuff to the rest of the electronic world.
1 year, 6 months ago on Google Intends To Bring Google Fiber To Provo, Utah
I plan on getting one just so I can get my old school gaming on using my phone and it's mhl capability. I currently own a moga now and it's awesome but with a standard size controller I think it will improve the experience when using the TV.
1 year, 6 months ago on MOGA Pro Gaming Controller Launching April 15th For $50
Unfortunately I have Tmobile so by the time they release this version of Android for my S3 it'll probably be old. As long as it comes though that is the important thing, better late than never.
1 year, 8 months ago on Galaxy S III Gets A 4.2.1 Firmware Leak
I hope they open a Google store here in Las Vegas Nevada. Heck I'd even apply to work their with my 13 years of Retail and Customer Service experience. Someone at my work calls me Mr. Google already. LOL
1 year, 8 months ago on Google May Be Working On Their Own Physical Stores
I think this is Awesome. Hopefully it takes off and we will see more and more stadiums being mapped out from all types of sporting arenas.
1 year, 8 months ago on Google Maps Creates Street View Of Entire Lucas Oil Stadium
This news is exciting. While I haven't owned a Motorola phone since my very first phone with Tmobile back in 2004, this is something I would consider to buy if it's as revolutionary as they are claiming. Personally I feel the original Nexus One was a game changer because no phone came close to its specs and features. If Google can pull this off with the X and give us that same feeling then I will be all over it.
1 year, 8 months ago on Mysterious Motorola X Phone To Bring Us A New Google Experience, We Cant Wait
Now the BIG question.... will they fly themselves? LOL
1 year, 8 months ago on [UPDATE: Not Quite Right] Google Starting To Build $82 Million Private Airport In San Jose
@liszewskishanne that's what I am thinking. A chrome Android... makes sense.
1 year, 8 months ago on Random Metal Android Statue Shows Up On Google Campus
@MatteoRodrigo I ran into the same situation. However I was able to download it from Amazon's app market. One bug I noticed is that it doesn't let you fully exit the app unless you kill it. Also on my Galaxy S3 every now and then I'll see a little hiccup but not enough to affect the game play.
1 year, 8 months ago on Temple Run 2 Hitting The Google Play Store At Any Moment
I think this is a pretty cool idea. I personally wouldn't mind picking one up, although it may be a bit since I am tight on cash right now.
1 year, 9 months ago on Pebble Smartwatch Finally Has Solid Shipping Date, 23rd For Kickstarter Backers
@Bratty, actually, from my understanding the Straight Talk versions of the iphones will not use either At&t or T mobile but will use the Verizon network. And this is coming from a someone I know who works for the company. I still find it pretty Awesome that they are carrying both versions of the iphone. While I am not a big iphone fan, this is good for anyone who wants the phone without having to pay a huge bill every month to use it.
1 year, 9 months ago on Walmart to sell Straight Talk prepaid iPhone 4 and 5
Sounds like Sony has a nice phone on their hands. Hopefully it'll be a part of the Tmobile lineup in the future.
1 year, 9 months ago on Waterproof 5 inch Sony Xperia Z announced
I am impressed and if the price is right I might actually give them a shot. I like the competition and now it looks like some of the big dogs may be getting some from the lower end manufacturers in the phone business.
1 year, 9 months ago on 6.1-Inch Huawei Ascend Mate Gets Detailed - All-In-One Solution
Ever since the update to Jelly Bean on Tmobile I get the message of how I have insufficient memory when trying to update or install apps once my memory hits around 400mb on my 32gb model. I don't get it because I have plenty of memory left. It's bad when I need to update an app that is only a few mbs but it says I have insufficient memory. The only thing that helps now is to install then reinstall or use an app that cleans the cache, etc.
1 year, 9 months ago on Samsung In The Process Of Fixing Galaxy S III Sudden Death Issue
While I am a proud owner of a Galaxy S3, I agree, the Note 2 should have been on the list. As fast as phones come out it's hard to pick the best of since there may be too many to choose from. I personally would have made the S3 number 2 because it did so well in sales and the Note 2 number 3. While I am not a huge fan of LG and the newest Nexus phone, I agree it being number 1 since it has done so well. If it wasn't pure Vanilla though it probably wouldn't have done as good as it has, nor have even made it as one of the top Android phones of 2012.
1 year, 9 months ago on Brian's DogGone Best Phones Of 2012
I think it's a cool concept. While it's true there are newer chipsets just around the corner, that shouldn't stop people from developing for the OUYA. After all there are still a lot of Android users in general who play games on their phones and tablets that don't even have a Tegra 3 processor in them, yet the development is still strong. I think this will be a hot selling system with a decent price tag. Myself, I use my Samsung Galaxy S3 for games and with the MOGA controller it's like a portable console. I also discovered a way to use it as a home console with the MOGA controller so I can play all the emulators as if they were the actual systems but it saves on space.
1 year, 9 months ago on OUYA Development Consoles Ship Out Today, Arriving Soon
I am willing to bet that Apple will try to stop the sales of this phone if it ever trys to make its way into the US. Talk about an iphone clone, this thing could be it's twin.
1 year, 9 months ago on New Photos Show Off Unreleased Huawei Ascend D2
I hope it stays free. I give it to people who I don't want to have my cellular number. While I probably still use my cellular number more for calls, I use the Google Voice service mainly for the majority of my texting because I only get 300 messages through my carrier. Hopefully that doesn't go away or start to cost extra to use.
1 year, 9 months ago on Google Allows Free Calls Through Gmail For Another Year For US And Canada Users
Sounds to me like Samsung should hire these guys to get the job done quickly. Especially if it's as serious as they make it out to be.
1 year, 10 months ago on CyanogenMod Team Fixes Exynos Security Bug In CM 10.1, Working It Into Older Builds
I wouldn't mind picking this up however the downside is that my otterbox case probably wouldn't work and I would have to buy another case to protect my phone. Not to mention, that's if anyone even makes a case that would work with this battery.
1 year, 10 months ago on Samsung Official 3,000 mAh Extended Battery For Galaxy S III Revealed
My guess is if Amazon pulls this off it will be like a pocket sized book reader that also is a phone. It'll be interesting to see what becomes of this.
1 year, 10 months ago on Amazon Allegedly Asks Foxconn To Manufacture New Phone
After the downtime with the site, and it finally coming back up after hours, I finally was able to order mine. Thank you guys for the great find! Too bad I just paid $7 for the game when this deal was even less but with a controller. Still though, I saved quite a bit of money.
1 year, 10 months ago on Deal: MOGA Gaming Controller For Android Plus Modern Combat 4 Free, Just Pay Shipping
It works on my Tmobile 32gb Samsung Galaxy S3 perfectly. This is definitely my favorite version of Grand Theft Auto and I am glad they brought it to Android. Well worth the wait and the money to play a portable version of such a great game on my phone. The graphics and music are also top notch.
1 year, 10 months ago on Grand Theft Auto Vice City Available After Long Absence
What would have been cool is if you could create a play list on your phone, specifically the Galaxy S3, then just touch this device to your phone and transfer and share the music with no wires involved. It could have been done although it probably would have brought the price of the device up.
1 year, 10 months ago on Samsung S Pebble Renamed Muse For The US, Only $49
Hopefully by 2014 Samsung will have updated my Galaxy S3 to the next version of Android that way Apple will be out of luck with the S3 and Android 4.1. My upgrade will be coming due in May of 2014 anyways so who's to say I will still even have this phone or not.
1 year, 11 months ago on Apple Adds Samsung Galaxy Note II, SIII Mini, And Several Other Samsung Devices To Lawsuit
@Haloruler64 @AndyH_STi Thats good to know. While I believe Tmobile is the only carrier that even supports that fast of HSPA+ in the US, at least they are utilizing what is out there. I Love my Galaxy SIII with it's 42Mbps HSPA+ and how it doesn't seem to affect the battery life much.
1 year, 11 months ago on Google's Nexus 4 Has No LTE, Here's Why
@Haloruler64 well that's a bummer. You would think they would have had the best HSPA+ Radio if they didn't want to use LTE. I am sure it's still fast though regardless. I know the SIII supports 42Mbps but I never even come close to that. Of course with 21mbps you will probably only reach half that speed if your lucky. Maybe Google just feels anything faster on a phone isn't needed and If you want faster buy a tablet. Who really knows.
While LTE is the latest and greatest of the cellular world, I agree with Google and their decision. LTE does drain battery quicker than HSPA+. It would be more cost effective leaving out LTE for now since it's still not standard on all cellular networks yet. Maybe on the next Nexus? I have Tmobile as my network provider and I am very pleased with just their HSPA± Network its plenty fast and the battery life is great.. I also use a Galaxy SIII.
Looks like if I want to be one of the first to own the latest and greatest phones nowadays, I just need to go bar hopping in San Francisco. LOL
1 year, 11 months ago on True Story: LG Nexus 4 Lost In A Bar, Winds Up On Video
One of my favorite games in the series. Hopefully the soundtrack will stay intact because I think it helped with the feel of actually being in the 80's. San Andreas would also be awesome... Keep on bringing them Rockstar.
1 year, 11 months ago on Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Coming To Android
It would be nice for Androids 5th Anniversary to re-release the original G1 but with updated specs. Maybe as a special edition only available on the Google Play Store. Come on Google, it's never too late to start planning early!
1 year, 12 months ago on Happy Birthday To The T-Mobile G1, The Phone That Started Modern Android
I am curious about this bouncer project. Is it an app that you download from Google or is it running with the Google Play Store server?
2 years ago on French Hacker Arrested For Stealing Approximately 500,000 Euros ($651,000) Using Malware Apps
@ubetchya just responding to something I believe is another reason to dislike Apple. You must work for them if you think it's ok for Apple to have so much control even over such small things such as this.
2 years ago on Apple rejects game because of developer's opinions
Motorola should release more phones on Tmobile if Verizon doesn't want to accept what Motorola has to offer. I personally love and prefer stock Android. Tmobile brought Android into the market with a Stock Android phone so why not give them a shot at carrying the Droid style of phones for a change?
2 years ago on Motorola Believes That Stock Android Is Right, Verizon Thinks Otherwise
As usual Apple likes to control every little thing. I personally think that is a ridiculous reason to remove an App. It's not offending anyone except for Apple evidently. Pure ridiculous Apple.
Just because it's been cracked doesn't mean you'll be able to go into your local Walmart or Best Buy and pick one up. I am sure you'll probably be able to get a generic one online but the way Apple is and likes to patent everything, I figure if they didn't give the ok already for a 3rd party to make them already, they may never.
2 years ago on Lightning cable gets deeply analysed by Chipworks
I think this move may end up hurting Apple in the long run. True there are others out there but Samsungs quality is known and has proven itself to Apple. I guess the future will either help Apple or potentially harm them. Guess we shall wait and see.
2 years ago on Apple and Samsung's relationship status moves from "It's complicated" to "Separated"
I could only assume with how much of a bad rep Sprint has when it comes to the major cellular carriers in the US, this would be a good thing for Sprint. Personally I've never heard of Softbank but that's probably because it's a Japanese company... although even then it doesn't sound Japanese. I would think though this will be a good thing since they would have better backing. Hopefully this isn't the plan for Sprint to try and Steal MetroPCS from Tmobile. Or maybe this was Sprints answer to compete with Tmobile if Tmobile should obtain MetroPCS.
2 years ago on Japanese Carrier Softbank To Buy Majority Stake In Sprint
Sorry to burst anyone's bubble but this is not anything worth while. Sales would be important but which devices get, or should I say use the most Web traffic, is pointless. Especially considering that we don't know what they are searching for. For all we know they could be searching to see if the Samsung Galaxy S3 really is a better device. LOL
2 years ago on After 3 weeks on the market, iPhone 5 outpacing the Galaxy S3's web traffic
@KyleFrost I agree with you 100% about the built quality. One thing Apple has done right has always had good quality when it came to producing phones. Sad thing is that Samsung is now out of the picture when it comes to making some of the parts for the iphone. To me it's like Tmobile moving from HTC when it came to the MyTouch line. They went downhill and soon enough killed the brand by releasing crap using cheap parts. I am not saying Apple will do this because I know they have such high expectations for their devices but they need to take it easy. With all their lawsuits against Samsung, HTC, Motorola, etc. they will end up causing more enemies which will keep them from releasing the quality phones that the customers have come to expect from an iphone.
2 years ago on Survey says 50% of iOS 6 users don't mind Maps
@Guest911 when it comes to technology Android phones have all the bells and whistles hardware wise... not all... but the higher end ones do. Even the Galaxy SIII has been said to have better technology in the screen than the iphone 5. True the o/s is very important and while I admit Apples may be cleaner it is also much more limited to what it can do. With a few tweaks here and there and customizing, an Android phone can be superior to Apples o/s although customizing may not be for everyone or the ones who are less tech savy. To answer your last comment, while not everyone may use maps 24/7, it may come in handy one day when you really may need it. Only then might you complain and realize that you paid for something, while hardly ever used, is flawed and useless.
@KarimBhaidani. Did I ever say that iphone users are stupid? No I didn't. As for plastic, I didn't mention the Samsung Galaxy S3 either. HTC, actually makes some pretty nice phones too you know, that don't have that plastic feel to them. Ok... so you aren't brainwashed, you just fell into that owning an iphone is a fashion statement... I know people personally who are like that too. In fact one guy I know wanted an iphone over his G2 because people know what an iphone is but when asked about his G2, didn't have a clue.
Of course they don't mind it. They also don't mind owning an inferior phone either when honestly there are better choices out there which do just as much if not more than an iphone. I honestly think people have become brainwashed by Apple. Also most iphone owners that I do know don't want to lose everything that they've purchased through itunes, which is hundreds of dollars, so they just stick with the iphone in hopes the next one will be an improvement and hopefully outshine the others.
You think to even call it a Galaxy S3 mini the specs would be identical to its big brother minus the screen size. Personally I think it's a waste of a phone. If the screen size of the S3 bothers you that much just wait for the future. I think the standard will be big. If anything Samsung should use the extra plastic and components to make different S3 colors or to produce more Note IIs. I mean it's cool that people prefer smaller screens but when you downgrade everything else... what's the point?
2 years ago on [UPDATE] Samsung Confirms 4-inch Galaxy S III Mini - Images & Specs Revealed
I think they could pull something off if they mixed Angry Birds with Star Wars. ROVIO is like the Pixar of the App world to me. So far everything they released has been fun and impressive to me. For example, I just picked up Amazing Alex when it was on sale for a quarter. Honestly, I didn't think they could pull off a new type of game that wasn't Angry Birds but I was wrong. I probably wouldn't have picked up the Amazing Alex game but I am actually glad I did. It's not like their games are expensive to begin with and most are free so long as you don't mind the ads which aren't too bad in their Bad Piggies game. That game sorta reminds me of the Amazing Alex and Angry Birds all rolled into one. To sum it up, I am excited to see what they have around the corner.
2 years ago on Rovio Teases Star Wars Themed Angry Birds Announcement On Tumblr
What a pathetic low life to have the nerve to steal from a baby. While I can see why the baby may have been playing with the phone (maybe to watch a cartoon or to keep him/her entertained while the mother shopped) it really is bad of the mother to not be so close to the child. Really its a good thing the guy only wanted the phone because he probably could have taken the baby too.
2 years ago on Disgusting thief steals iPhone from a baby (Video)