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Bill Hader Stars In Hilarious T-Mobile Ads [Video Gallery]

Bill Hader T-Mobile Commercials

Poor Bill Hader. First he leaves his job at Saturday Night Live, and now he’s running into smartphone problems at every turn. The new pitchman for T-Mobile stars in a new set of commercials for the carrier, and the results are hilarious. Hader appears in a group of 30-second commercial spots meant to promote T-Mobile’s… Read more »

White Google Nexus 4 Pulled From Play Store

White Google Nexus 4

The White version of the Google Nexus 4 has been pulled from the Google Play Store. The 8GB setup for the limited-edition Google Android powered device sold out earlier in the week, and the 16GB model sold out over the weekend. The Google Play store sales page now simply reads “no longer available for sales”… Read more »

iPhone Lite Shells Shown Off In New Leaked Photo

iPhone Lite Shells

The Apple iPhone Lite is rumored to be arriving with various colored plastic shells, and a new photo leaked on Thursday claims to show off the products new outer casings. Built from a rumored polycarbonate plastic, the smartphone features metal housing that helps strengthen the smartphone while attaching all of its internal components. The smartphone is… Read more »

Flipboard Didn’t Lose Your Google Reader Data

Flipboard Didnt Lose Google Reader Data

Flipboard wants former Google Reader users to know that the company did not lose their Reader data. As part of the company’s iOS and Android platform updates, Flipboard last week began offering Google Reader users the option to import their data feeds. The company began accepting the requests and ended the program before Google Reader… Read more »

Apple iWatch Extends iPhone Functionality With Wearable Tech

Apple iWatch Extends iPhone Functionality With Wearable Tech

The Apple iWatch is launching soon and people want to know one thing about the iWatch: what will it do? The short answer is that the Apple iWatch will extend the Apple iPhone with extra functionality only available to users of the iWatch wearable technology. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Apple iWatch will… Read more »

Smartphone Battery Life Improved By ‘Constant Juicing’

Smartphone Battery Life

Smartphone battery life can be vastly improved if you “constantly juice” your mobile device with repeated charging. In the past, users were warned about “memory effect” which occurred when a battery was charged before it was close to being drained. However, battery technology has greatly improved since the days of nickel cadmium batteries. Now users… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S4 32GB Version Now $299 At Verizon Wireless

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy s5

Verizon Wireless is now offering the 32GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 for just $299. The new device option will begin shipping on July 3 and will be sold alongside the Galaxy S4 16GB version, which is still available for $199. Both the 16GB and 32GB versions require a two-year contract in order to… Read more »

Verizon 4G LTE Launches In 500th Market, Company Plans LTE-Only Devices

Verizon 4G LTE

Verizon Wireless has just launched its 500th 4G LTE market, and now the company is looking forward to launching 4G LTE-only smartphones. The company will launch the phones when it rolls out the VoLTE network. Reaching its 500th market means Verizon has completed its initial 4G LTE build-out. Speaking recently about the company’s focus on… Read more »

Free Google Android Apps Feature Intrusive Adware 6% Of The Time

Android Apps Mobile Security

The next time you install a free Google Android app, keep this statistic in mind: 6 percent of all free Android apps include some type of intrusive adware. Mobile security firm Lookout says Android users are more likely to fall for “adware” then classic criminal-based malware. According to Lookout, the number of adware installs far… Read more »

Apple In-App Purchases Settlement Approved, Get Your Free $5 Now

Apple In-App Settlement

Did your child take your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch and then make in-app purchases without your knowledge? Apple has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit that was brought forth over its old in-app purchases. Under terms of the settlement, customers can file a claim for their share of the fee. Apple will credit… Read more »

iPhone 5 Coming To Virgin Mobile USA

Apple iPhone 5

Virgin Mobile USA will begin offering customers unlocked iPhone 5’s starting June 28. The contract-free smartphones will be made available in 16GB ($550), 32GB ($650), and 64GB ($750) options. The devices will not be cheap, but they will allow customers to take advantage of Virgin Mobile USA pricing. Plans start at $35 per month and… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Tours Samsung, Facebook Phone Rumors Start Up Again

Mark Zuckerberg Tours Samsung, Facebook Phone Rumors Start Up Again

Wide spread speculation is littering the Internet as news that Facebook co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has taken a trip to South Korea, the home to smartphone makers Samsung. Since Facebook Home launched in April this year, exclusively for HTC and Samsung handsets, rumors have been doing the rounds regarding whether Zuckerberg and Samsung will team up… Read more »

Sony Xperia Z Shipping In US Within Weeks, Exclusive To T-Mobile

Sony Xperia Z

The Sony Xperia Z is making its way to the United States in the “coming weeks,” and it will be available for sale exclusively through T-Mobile online and T-Mobile retail stores. The Xperia Z is a water-resistant smartphone that features a 5-inch 1080p “Reality Display” that is powered by the mobile Bravia Engine 2. Also offered on… Read more »

HTC One Arriving At Verizon This Summer

HTC One Smartphone

The HTC One may very well be the best built Google Android smartphone to hit the open market in 2013, and now the high-end phone and its decent reviews will make its way onto the Verizon Wireless network. The HTC One has become popular enough that Google will soon offer a stock Android version of… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 And Low-Cost iPhone To Feature Multiple Colors

iPhone 5 Colors

Apple iPhone 5S and low-cost iPhones will be featured in multiple colors, according to a new rumor on the web. According to a rumor from Macotakara, the low-cost iPhone will feature a plastic shell instead of aluminum. The company claims that the plastic shell will make it easy for Apple to offer white, pink, green,… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S III Update Leaked, Gets S4 Inspired Facelift

Samsung Galaxy S III

The Samsung Galaxy S III is expected to receive a facelift in the near future, and a leak of that upgrade has made its way online. Samsung will provide the new facelift with the release of the Google Android 4.2.2 ROM update. According to the new report, the ROM is currently being tested internally by… Read more »

BlackBerry Messenger Coming This Summer To iOS, Android Platforms

BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android

The BlackBerry Messenger application (BBM) is making its way from BlackBerry devices to both the Google Android and iOS platforms this summer. The announcement reveals that iOS and Android users will be able to download and use the app for free. The application will first debut with only core BBM functionality, which will then extend… Read more »