Month: April 2012

T-Mobile kicks off “Magenta Days,” lets customers trade-in phones

T-Mobile’s new “Magenta Deal Days” will allow customers to trade-in their old phones, from any carrier, and receive a guaranteed trade-in value towards the purchase of a new T-Mobile phone. The deals run until May 8 and customers will get $50 to $200 for any T-Mobile smartphone, including the new HTC-S The official release is

Apple posts huge quarter results

Chalk up another solid quarter for Apple. The Cupertino, CA, company announced financial results for fiscal 2012 second quarter Tuesday. It had quarterly revenue of more than $39 billion and a net profit of $11.6 billion. Apple sold 35.1 million iPhones in the quarter, and that is 88 percent better in terms of unit growth

adidas introduces even lighter Crazy Light 2 basketball shoes

Improving on the popularity of its 2011 Crazy Light basketball shoe, adidas has released an even lighter new version, the Crazy Light 2. If you saw those electric green shoes Baylor wore during the NCAA Tournament (with the electric green uniforms), those were the new “three stripes” shoes. The new shoes weight 9.5 ounces and

Motorola Droid 4 review

Recently had a week with the Motorola Droid 4, which was introduced and heavily hyped at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It has a 1.2 gigahertz processor and a five-row QWERTY keyboard with edge-lit keys. To me, the keyboard and keys, while they felt a little small, were the best things about

HTC One S smartphone to drop on T-Mobile April 25

T-Mobile is getting a new high-powered smartphone next week. The HTC One S will be available to customers April 25 for $199 with the standard two-year contract after a $50 mail-in rebate card. The phone will be able to access T-Mobile’s fastest faux 4G network speeds and will run the latest Android smartphone software (version

Time Warner Cable adds new iOS, Android channel availability

Time Warner Cable has a neat little present for its customers today. It’s adding a ton of national and regional sports networks to its TWC TV app for the iPad, iPhone and Android version 4.0 smartphones and tablets. It’s also adding them to its TWCTV.com, a browser-based portal that customers can hit on their computers.

Apple may turn to exotic metal for next iPhone

Apple iPhone rumors are flying faster now that the latest iPad is out and, well, Apple fanboys need something else to talk about. So, will it have a bigger screen, a faster processor, 4G LTE and 1 gig of ram? Some if not all of that will be included but the latest bit of news