Verizon’s “Exclusive” HTC One M8 for Windows Coming to AT&T
Aug21

Verizon’s “Exclusive” HTC One M8 for Windows Coming to AT&T

The other day HTC launched the HTC One M8 for Windows and then announced it would be a Verizon exclusive. I was very interested in this device however I was unsure if I wanted to change carriers to get it. While I was thinking, a tweet came from HTC stating that this device would come to other carriers, but they didn't name them. However, very shortly after that AT&T had this press release. DALLAS, August 20, 2014 – AT&T1...

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Samsung Jumps Head First Into “Smarthomes” Buys SmartThings for 200 Million Dollars
Aug18

Samsung Jumps Head First Into “Smarthomes” Buys SmartThings for 200 Million Dollars

Samsung and SmartThings have just announced that Samsung has acquired them for $200 million dollars. SmartThings is a company that makes your home into a "smarthome" using their home automation system. SmartThings has only been around since 2012 when it got it's start on the website Kickstarter, but now just two years later it has been sold for 200 million dollars... As you can imagine they are pretty excited about this and placing a...

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Is Nokia/Microsoft Finally Going to Launch a Device Right?
Aug13

Is Nokia/Microsoft Finally Going to Launch a Device Right?

For the past few years when Nokia released a phone it was a carrier exclusive if you wanted a 920, 1020, 1520 you had to go AT&T. You want the stunning new Lumia Icon? Verizon wireless only. This practice never made much sense to me if you are a struggling company making devices running fledgling OS you need to get it into as many hands as possible as quickly as possible. According to rumor this issue will finally be addressed...

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Amazon’s Fire Phone First Impressions
Aug07

Amazon’s Fire Phone First Impressions

A few days back I got the new Amazon Fire Phone in the mail to demo from AT&T and while I haven't used it enough to do a full review I will give you an overall impression of this device right now. Let's dive in to head shall we?  Let's start with the hardware on this device. While some reviewers knock it for being "uninspired" I rather like it. It has got some weight to it and feels sturdy in the hand, while the back is glass,...

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Here’s What’s in the Windows Phone 8.1 Update
Aug07

Here’s What’s in the Windows Phone 8.1 Update

As the Windows Phone 8.1 Update rolls out to those of us with the developers preview on our Windows Phone devices there are some of you out there wondering what's in this update and if it's worth placing the developers preview on your phone. In short it's worth it...let's check out the features below. First there is Cortana which is getting rolled in a few countries in this update for others. Cortana is now available for people in...

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