By: t-marco December 6th, 2010
Consumer Reports is out with its latest survey of cell phone service by its members, and AT&T is now ranked as the worst in the country, as well as the worst in Houston. T-Mobile is in 4th place.. what happened with you T-Mo?
“We take this seriously and we continually look for new ways to improve the customer experience. The fact is wireless customers have choices and a record number of them chose AT&T in the third quarter, significantly more than our competitors. Hard data from independent drive tests confirms AT&T has the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network with our nearest competitor 20 percent slower on average nationwide and our largest competitor 60 percent slower on average nationwide. And, our dropped call rate is within 1/10 of a percent – the equivalent of just one call in a thousand – of the industry leader.”
What about cellphone:
The January issue also ranks smartphones and traditional cell phones, sorted by carrier. At the top of the list for smartphones:
• Apple’s iPhone 4 and Samsung’s Captivate tie for first place at AT&T with 76 points
• Motorola’s Droid X and Samsung’s Fascinate tie for tops at Verizon with 75 points
• Samsung’s Epic 4G for Sprint, with 76 points
• Samsung’s Vibrant for T-Mobile, 76 points
By: t-marco February 26th, 2010
The Nexus One is introduced by Google as the next step in Android evolution and the hardware found on is really impressive to say the least. As it was rumored, it packs a giant 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen with a resolution of 480×800 pixels. The handset is also featuring the Snapdragon chipset with a processor, clocked at 1GHz. It runs on the Android 2.1 operating system.
Just today, FCC passed the new Nexus One possible hitting to Verizon Wireless and/or Sprint. HTC PB99300 is the ID model for the Nexus One CDMA version.
By: t-marco February 23rd, 2010
Google Nexus One can have some 3G issues but it runs the latest Android OS 2.1. Google has just announced the availability of its new Google Earth compatible only with Android 2.1 phones, like the Nexus One. With a 1GHz processor, advanced 3D graphics, and Android 2.1, Nexus One packs a lot of performance in a thin package. Ever since we got our hands on one, we have been putting it through its paces, drawing complex scenes of 3D imagery, terrain, roads, and other layers, and Nexus One never misses a beat.
In addition to Nexus One, Google Earth will be available in Android Market on most devices that have Android 2.1 or later versions. So as devices such as Droid get updated to Android 2.1, others will also be able to fly to the far reaches of the globe with a swipe of their finger.
Download Google Earth for Nexus One today by searching for Google Earth in the Android Market.
By: t-marco February 15th, 2010
Microsoft just has introduced today a new phone running Windows Mobile 7 called Windows Phone 7 Series. This really is a completely new OS. New and completely refresh. The first Windows 7 phones will be available by holiday 2010, first maybe AT&T then T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.
By: t-marco February 5th, 2010
Are you looking to buy a new Android phone ? Well, this is the right weekend to do it. Our friends from Wirefly are offering the new Motorola Cliq for only 9.99 for new costumers or 149.99 if you want to upgrade.Free shipping !
The new Motorola Cliq runs on Android OS, features a 5.0 MP camera, Full touch screen, slide qwerty keyboard. The Motorola Cliq has a great design with a brilliant display and easy-to-use controls and keyboard. Its feature set is rich and functional, and Motorola made some welcome improvements and user interface tweaks.
Wirefly also are offering other sales, like :
By: t-marco January 27th, 2010
Firefox Mozilla is a great browser for Windows and Mac OS. But when are they going to release a mobile phone version (besides Maemo on the Nokia N900). Now, according with German Mozilla community website, Firefox is preparing the first Beta (Fennec) for Android and it is going to be released in February. Additionally, Google Labs has listed a Labs Night Meeting Jan 26th, where they will discuss their mobile strategy and demonstrate the FireFox for Android Beta. We are just looking forward to see how the FireFox runs on the Android, later on, compare it with other browsers like Dolphin or Safari (iPhone).
By: t-marco January 15th, 2010
Skype is already available on the iPhone and Android devices as the G1 or myTouch 3G. However, out there, are many Blackberry users still waiting Skype to be released. According with Cnet, Skype hasn’t forgotten of Blackberry users. Back in May 2009, a beta version of Skype ( only available for some Blackberry users ) was released. That version had some problems with SMS, or transfering files. Now a better version would be release eventually. We just need to wait and wait. Come one Skype, as a Blackberry user, we want to make VoiP calls too!.
By: t-marco January 5th, 2010
Today, Google finally confirmed the Nexus One. This phone have been already on the network for a while. This is the first phone sold exclusively from Google. It features av3.7-inch AMOLED display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, compass, GPS, accelerometer, light and proximity sensor, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a multicolored LED under the trackball, two mics onboard, one on the bottom and one on the back, for the purpose of noise cancellation , and the phone is naturally running the brand new Android 2.1.