Verizon Wireless has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S3 will be available for pre-sale June 6. The phone will be released on Verizon’s LTE network in the coming weeks but no definitive release date has been given yet.
Recent research from Strategy Analytics shows that Android owners download a higher proportion of free apps than Apple and Blackberry owners.
Sprint introduces the ZTE Optik February 5, its first sub $100 3G (EVDO) tablet. It has a 7-inch touchscreen display, dual cameras and is powered by Android Honeycomb.
AT&T has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Note goes on sale Feb. 19 for $299.99 with a two-year agreement. It’s a device that aims to combine the best features of a smartphone with the larger viewing screen of a tablet.
The latest research from Strategy Analytics shows that Android powered tablets leaped to a 39 percent share of the global market, closing the gap on Apple’s iPad which remained the leader with around 58 per cent of the market.
Boost Mobile, one of Sprint’s prepay brands has announced that the LG Marquee will now be available with a prepay option. It was previously only available with a two-year contract from Sprint.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has appointed Thorsten Heins as its new CEO and President. He replaces the former co-CEO pairing of Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie who have run the company for the past twenty years.
Verizon Wireless has announced that the LG Spectrum will be available on its LTE network from January 19. The LG Spectrum is pretty much one and the same as the LG Optimus LTE and AT&T’s LG Nitro HD.
MetroPCS has recently announced that the Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G will soon be available on its network, although no firm release date has been given. The Samsung Galaxy Attain is an Android (Gingerbread) smartphone that supports LTE mobile broadband.
Gazelle recently announced the results of its slightly unscientific survey of CES show-floor attendees. The survey aimed to find out if there was a correlation between one’s level of optimism and the smartphone or tablet one owns.