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HTC employee apologizes for the HTC ThunderBolt

HTC employee apologizes for the HTC ThunderBolt

posted: 30 Apr 2013, 17:13

The HTC ThunderBolt was supposed to be a big deal for Verizon as the first 4G LTE enabled handset in the U.S. and poor battery life combined with a large number of bugs to give the device a rather dreadful legacy; add to this poor after-market...

New update for the HTC ThunderBolt is not Android 4.1

New update for the HTC ThunderBolt is not Android 4.1

posted: 02 Apr 2013, 00:55

A new update is coming out for the HTC ThunderBolt on Verizon and while it is not Android 4.1, it still brings some new features like improvements to the microphone, a better text messaging app, visible Amber alerts and more; the update...

Ice Cream Sandwich rolling out for the HTC ThunderBolt, better late than never?

Ice Cream Sandwich rolling out for the HTC ThunderBolt, better late than never?

posted: 05 Feb 2013, 18:26

Today, 6 months past the original deadline, Verizon announced they have started to roll-out the OTA software update to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich for the HTC ThunderBolt. At this point, we're not...

Verizon and HTC show the true meaning of 'disastrous software support' - update the HTC ThunderBolt to ICS

Verizon and HTC show the true meaning of 'disastrous software support' - update the HTC ThunderBolt to ICS

posted: 01 Feb 2013, 05:44

Does anyone even remember the HTC ThunderBolt? We needed a few minutes to recall its appearance (and specs sheet), and when we finally had the complete image in our heads,...

Verizon posts support page for HTC ThunderBolt's Android 4.0 update

Verizon posts support page for HTC ThunderBolt's Android 4.0 update

posted: 31 Jan 2013, 18:10

Back in December, HTC told us that the first Verizon LTE-enabled handset, the HTC ThunderBolt, would be updated from Android 2.3 to Android 4.0, and this came after HTC missed an earlier deadline to release the update...

HTC ThunderBolt to get updated to Ice Cream Sandwich

HTC ThunderBolt to get updated to Ice Cream Sandwich

posted: 19 Dec 2012, 21:03

A tweet from HTC USA brings the wonderful news that owners of the HTC ThunderBolt thought would never come, that sometime soon the handset will be receiving an update to Android 4.0 from the Android 2,3 that the phone currently runs on;...

HTC:

HTC: "Sorry, the Incredible 2 update is also running late"

posted: 05 Sep 2012, 10:09

HTC apologized on its official Facebook page for missing updates to two of its popular Android handsets, indicating that they are working closely with Verizon to make them happen...

HTC admits to missing deadline on ICS update for HTC ThunderBolt

HTC admits to missing deadline on ICS update for HTC ThunderBolt

posted: 02 Sep 2012, 18:55

HTC responded to an inquiry about missing its end of August deadline to update the HTCThunderBolt to Android 4.0; in a tweet, the Taiwan based manufacturer said that it is working with Verizon to get the update completed...

Official Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for the HTC Thunderbolt leaked

Official Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for the HTC Thunderbolt leaked

posted: 21 Aug 2012, 22:51

The HTC ThunderBolt may not have won any accolades from Woz, but for those of you still sporting this device, you were probably pretty excited to hear that the ThunderBolt is scheduled to receive...

HTC ThunderBolt – one of the worst gadgets Steve Wozniak ever bought

HTC ThunderBolt – one of the worst gadgets Steve Wozniak ever bought

posted: 21 Aug 2012, 02:31

Remember the HTC ThunderBolt? Boy, how much hype surrounded its release! After all, it was Verizon's first LTE smartphone and was capable of reaching some pretty impressive data transfer speeds. But then came the occasional...

HTC ThunderBolt and HTC Desire S to be updated to Android 4.0 by the end of this month

HTC ThunderBolt and HTC Desire S to be updated to Android 4.0 by the end of this month

posted: 10 Aug 2012, 11:00

HTC has answered customers questions about the manufacturer's remaining Android 4.0 updates and stated that both the HTC ThunderBolt and the HTC Desire S will get their just desserts sometime before...

Newest update for the HTC ThunderBolt is still missing ICS

Newest update for the HTC ThunderBolt is still missing ICS

posted: 11 May 2012, 14:09

The newest update for the device (version 2.11.605.19 710RD) should be rolling out at any time, but looks to be just a routine maintenance release. This 61MB update fixes issues with data connectivity, Yahoo! Mail, and Mobile Hotspot,...

HTC ThunderBolt discounted to free on Verizon

HTC ThunderBolt discounted to free on Verizon

posted: 20 Jan 2012, 09:23

The first 4G LTE handset HTC ThunderBolt is far from being the most desired phone in 2012, but if you take a second look at it after Verizon Wireless slashed its price to zero…

HTC ThunderBolt is being blessed with a future maintenance update

HTC ThunderBolt is being blessed with a future maintenance update

posted: 16 Dec 2011, 17:11

Iin the meantime, it’s getting some love in the form of a future maintenance update. Of course, it’s not going to be considered as a substantial thing, though, it’s nonetheless something to look forward to. Specifically,...

Verizon and HTC say Gingerbread update for HTC ThunderBolt coming soon

Verizon and HTC say Gingerbread update for HTC ThunderBolt coming soon

posted: 17 Oct 2011, 21:23

Verizon suspended the previous update of the HTC ThunderBolt to Gingerbread back in September because of problems with the software which some estimated as being about 90% ready; now, a tweet indicates that Verizon...

Gingerbread now available for HTC ThunderBolt

Gingerbread now available for HTC ThunderBolt

posted: 27 Sep 2011, 09:46

HTC ThunderBolt users can now rejoice as Verizon has just posted the download instructions for bringing Android 2.3 Gingerbread and all of the wonderful improvements that come with it to your device…

Verizon Holilday lineup leak reappears, confirms Samsung Nexus Prime for Big Red

Verizon Holilday lineup leak reappears, confirms Samsung Nexus Prime for Big Red

posted: 14 Sep 2011, 08:25

Yesterday, a curious little document representing a possible Verizon Holiday season lineup leaked out, but it was so full of typos, we doubted it was the real deal. Today though, a very similar one…

HTC Vigor to be the HTC ThunderBolt 2 while the Samsung DROID Prime replaces the Droid Charge

HTC Vigor to be the HTC ThunderBolt 2 while the Samsung DROID Prime replaces the Droid Charge

posted: 12 Sep 2011, 23:22

A Best Buy employee says that a Verizon executive handed over a document listing a number of handsets coming soon to Verizon; some of the list was expected like the Samsung Stratosphere...

Verizon brochure mentions the HTC ThunderBolt packing Android 2.3 Gingerbread - arrival imminent?

Verizon brochure mentions the HTC ThunderBolt packing Android 2.3 Gingerbread - arrival imminent?

posted: 12 Sep 2011, 17:58

Showing yet more proof that the arrival is undoubtedly nearing, one of our tipsters managed to snap an image of an upcoming Verizon Wireless brochure for indirect dealers, which prominently...

Verizon giving out gift card for qualifying smartphone purchase with trade-in

Verizon giving out gift card for qualifying smartphone purchase with trade-in

posted: 03 Sep 2011, 17:34

Verizon is trying to tempt qualifying customers into buying a smartphone by offering certain smartphone buyers a gift card starting at $100 with a trade-in of the customer's old model; in addition, Big Red...

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