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HTC confirms that Gingerbread is coming to the HTC ThunderBolt and Droid Incredible in September

HTC confirms that Gingerbread is coming to the HTC ThunderBolt and Droid Incredible in September

posted: 31 Aug 2011, 16:52

Seeing that today is the last day of August, it means that there is plenty to look forward to next month for anyone out there sporting an HTC ThunderBolt or Droid Incredible – that’s...

Finally, the HTC ThunderBolt reaches that familiar $0.01 on-contract pricing with Amazon

Finally, the HTC ThunderBolt reaches that familiar $0.01 on-contract pricing with Amazon

posted: 26 Aug 2011, 10:26

In what seems to be an eternity in the making, we are finally seeing the HTC ThunderBolt getting down and dirty with that almost free on-contract pricing courtesy of Amazon. In the past, we’ve...

HTC ThunderBolt getting Gingerbread this quarter

HTC ThunderBolt getting Gingerbread this quarter

posted: 04 Aug 2011, 09:23

The HTC ThunderBolt was the first 4G-enabled smartphone on Verizon's speedy LTE network, but since its launch not much has changed with its software – the handset continues to run on the quickly aging Android 2.2 Froyo...

HTC ThunderBolt reduced to $59.99 at Wirefly

HTC ThunderBolt reduced to $59.99 at Wirefly

posted: 23 Jul 2011, 12:14

Verizon's first LTE handset, the HTC ThunderBolt, is priced at $249.99 by Big Red, but if you head over to Wirefly's web site, you can pick up the handset for $59.99 with a 2 year contract; Android Guys says that Verizon is about to offer the phone...

DROID 3 vs ThunderBolt vs iPhone 4: web browsing comparison

DROID 3 vs ThunderBolt vs iPhone 4: web browsing comparison

posted: 20 Jul 2011, 04:31

Continually seeing leaps in technology, the proliferation of web surfing on smartphones has been aided by network carriers aggressively expanding their data infrastructure across all four corners of the world. However, there are...

Another software update due for the HTC ThunderBolt soon?

Another software update due for the HTC ThunderBolt soon?

posted: 15 Jul 2011, 23:43

Even though the HTC ThunderBolt received its second software update last week, we've got word from one of our tipsters that another update may only be a couple weeks away. The customer had contacted Verizon support via e-mail this...

Teardown of HTC ThunderBolt points to higher cost of LTE enabled Apple iPhone

Teardown of HTC ThunderBolt points to higher cost of LTE enabled Apple iPhone

posted: 10 Jul 2011, 11:37

The parts that go into the HTC ThunderBolt add up to $262, with the 4G LTE baseband chip from Qualcomm the most expensive part of the smartphone; according to IHS iSuppli, this shows that a LTE enabled version...

Wirefly has the HTC ThunderBolt & Motorola Droid X2 priced nicely at $100 on-contract

Wirefly has the HTC ThunderBolt & Motorola Droid X2 priced nicely at $100 on-contract

posted: 10 Jul 2011, 11:00

Knowing that Verizon is still charging a premium for them, it’s exhilarating to find Wirefly pricing the Motorola DROID X2 and HTC ThunderBolt at the smooth price of $100 with a 2-year contract...

HTC ThunderBolt gets a software update, but not to Gingerbread

HTC ThunderBolt gets a software update, but not to Gingerbread

posted: 08 Jul 2011, 22:26

We received word from one of our tipsters that a new software update for the HTC ThunderBolt is now available for download at 73.589MB in size. Unfortunately, the new version 1.70.605.0 still keeps the ThunderBolt at Android...

HTC ThunderBolt to be offered for free from Verizon?

HTC ThunderBolt to be offered for free from Verizon?

posted: 04 Jul 2011, 22:27

With a current promotion on the HTC ThunderBolt set to end on July 4th, rumor is that a new, bigger and more shocking promotion is coming from Big Red; How big? How shocking? Does a discounted Apple iPhone 4 at $150 do it for you? Well...

Wireless battery cover for HTC ThunderBolt now available at Verizon stores

Wireless battery cover for HTC ThunderBolt now available at Verizon stores

posted: 27 Jun 2011, 03:21

If the old fashioned AC outlet isn't good enough for you to charge your HTC ThunderBolt, the good news is that Verizon's stores now offer the battery cover necessary for you to charge your device sans wires;...

Leaked notice shows June 30th OTA update for HTC ThunderBolt bringing Gingerbread and more

Leaked notice shows June 30th OTA update for HTC ThunderBolt bringing Gingerbread and more

posted: 18 Jun 2011, 11:01

A source for Android and Me revealed two screen shots of the release notice for an alleged June 30th OTA update for the HTC ThunderBolt that not only updates the LTE enabled device to Android...

Verizon is extending its free mobile hotspot functionality with its 4G LTE smartphones

Verizon is extending its free mobile hotspot functionality with its 4G LTE smartphones

posted: 15 Jun 2011, 10:36

Already, we’ve seen Big Red extend the free mobile hotspot trial to June 16th, but they’re once again pushing it to the later date of July 6. Naturally, this will undoubtedly ring a bell with existing...

Video shows how to take apart your HTC ThunderBolt in time of need

Video shows how to take apart your HTC ThunderBolt in time of need

posted: 14 Jun 2011, 06:53

Would you know what to do if the screen on your uninsured HTC ThunderBolt was damaged beyond repair?; a video shows how to disassemble your handset in order to replace the screen or to make other repairs...

MR2 update for the HTC ThunderBolt is leaked bringing better signal reception & more

MR2 update for the HTC ThunderBolt is leaked bringing better signal reception & more

posted: 10 Jun 2011, 13:01

Available in an unaltered format and for a magnitude of other custom ROMS, the leaked update is arriving earlier than the expected official one, which is gearing for a roll-out sometime around or...

Verizon slashes the price of the HTC ThunderBolt battery to $19.99

Verizon slashes the price of the HTC ThunderBolt battery to $19.99

posted: 08 Jun 2011, 10:31

Verizon is currently selling the official OEM battery replacement for the HTC ThunderBolt at the decent cost of $19.99, which is half the cost from its original $39.99 pricing. Although it shows that it’s priced at $39.99...

Verizon preparing update to repair rebooting issue on the HTC ThunderBolt

Verizon preparing update to repair rebooting issue on the HTC ThunderBolt

posted: 08 Jun 2011, 09:44

An internal memo, meant to be seen only by those eye belonging to Verizon reps, details Big Red's strategy for dealing with a re-booting problem that has plagued some owners of the HTC ThunderBolt ever since the...

Which LTE smartphone to buy?

Which LTE smartphone to buy?

posted: 07 Jun 2011, 08:07

So you're in store for speed and you've heard about Verizon's blazing fast 4G LTE network, but with a couple of very similar phones out there you might wonder which one is right for you…

HTC ThunderBolt strikes Amazon with a $100 price tag

HTC ThunderBolt strikes Amazon with a $100 price tag

posted: 06 Jun 2011, 03:08

The first 4G LTE phone on Verizon, the HTC ThunderBolt, is still one of the few choices you have when it comes to handsets supporting Big Red's blazing-fast data network…

Amazon offers great deals on handsets for new Verizon customers

Amazon offers great deals on handsets for new Verizon customers

posted: 04 Jun 2011, 21:45

Imagine paying only $99.99 for a Motorola DROID X2, or an HTC ThunderBolt or picking up the new Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY for one shiny penny; new Verizon customers can find great deals on handsets from Amazon until June...

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