Beats Electronics buys back HTC’s 25% stake for $265 million

  A few years back in one of the most highly questioned moves in their history HTC bought a 50.1% stake of Beats Electronics; the company behind Beats Audio. Sure, Beats makes some nice headphones and their audio processing is rather nice but still is was a rather odd deal for its time. The partnership brought consumers many devices with …

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iOS 7 updated to address lock screen bypass

Today may users will be receiving their first update to iOS 7. That is of course unless you own a iPhone 5c or 5s; then this is the second one. But the 7.0.2 addresses a important security concern. There was a way to bypass the lock screen. It was not a easy way but it was there so Apple decided …

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Quick Bit: Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear hits Sprint October 4th

  The Galaxy Note 3 and Gear smartwatch looks to be an interesting combo for the fall phone line up. With a Snapdragon 800 SoC and 3GB of RAM it should be a powerful phone. Every carrier is getting in on the duel and Sprint has just announced when consumers can pick one up on their network. Sprint’s version of …

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LG Vu 3 officially announced

Much like the G Series of devices LG opts to drop the Optimus name from there rather unique Vu lines of phones. Today the third member of that family was announced; the LG Vu 3. Like the previous two models the Vu 3 has that 4:3 aspect ratio but the screen resolution have been bumped up to 1280 by 960 …

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My iPhone Launch Day Adventures

  Today is the launch of Apple’s two newest iPhones; the iPhone 5c and 5s. This is something some fans of Apple wait all year for. It always amazed me that people would go through this to be first . So this year I decided I wanted to experience it for myself . So I spent the morning in Boston …

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Blackberry Messenger to launch on both iOS and Android this weekend

  RIM Blackberry is really cutting it close to the wire on this one. In fact with one they are just over it. But better late than never maybe their hope with this one. After announcing it months ago we are now only a few more days away from BBM on both Android and iOS devices. Android users will be …

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Quick Bit: You can now use a AT&T LTE-enabled device on Straight Talk

  Straight Talk has been a pretty attractive option for those who like AT&T service but aren’t too fond of their on-contract pricing. Sure,you don’t get all the same features. But you do save a lot of money. But starting today that list of thing you won’t get got a little smaller. You can now use a LTE-enabled AT&T device …

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Why the iPhone 5c isn’t the phone I was hoping for

For months now we have heard rumors of the low-cost iPhone model made of plastic. Some thought it was a joke. That this would not be a move the group from Cupertino would do. Some even said that making a plastic iPhone would cheapen their brand. But as it turns out they did make colorful plastic iPhone. Apple; a company …

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iPhone 5C and 5S now official; preorder starts the 13th

After what seems like a year of rumors and leaks it is finally here; we have two new iPhones. But with the birth of two new iPhones comes the death of two other(equivalent exchange I believe it’s called). So as we say goodbye to the iPhone 4 and 5 we say hello to the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S. …

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Quick Bit: Sprint’s LG G2 goes on preorder October 11th

  Sprint is a little late to the party on this one in more ways than one. The are the last of the big four to announced any sate and pricing info the LG G2. Not only that but we are just getting a preorder sate for now. Starting October 11th customers will be able to preorder the G2 for …

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