Category: Featured

  • Google Chief Executive on Steve Jobs

    A Reuters report featuring Google Inc.’s Chief Executive Eric Schmidt gives us some enlightening information about the Apple/Google saga, and some insight into the Google mind-frame as he spoke to reporters in a one-hour briefing on Thursday at Sun Valley.  Schmidt was a member of Apple’s board of directors up until last year when he […]

  • Apple, Google, Microsoft, HTC, LG, Moto Sued!

    Many of you know of the lawsuits going on between Apple and HTC.  Well, now patent holding firm NTP has issued a statement suing major cell companies for infringing on their intellectual rights regarding mobile e-mail: “NTP Incorporated, the company founded by Tom Campana, the inventor of wireless email, yesterday filed lawsuits against Apple, Inc., […]

  • Android on the HD2!

    As some of you may know, dcordes over at XDA has been working on trying to port Linux and Android to the HD2.  This has not been an easy journey, but progress has been made.  The touchscreen is working, it is running Ubuntu and Android 2.1 with lots of bugs, but running them none-the-less. It […]

  • Update on CDMA iPhone: Now on VZW in January?!

    In a previous story this month we talked about a company manufacturing CDMA iPhones.  Well the latest is a story out of Bloomberg stating the iPhone will be on VZW in January 2011. “Verizon Wireless, the largest U.S. mobile-phone company, will start selling Apple Inc.’s iPhone next year, ending AT&T Inc.’s exclusive hold on the […]

  • In-Depth iPhone 4 Teardown!

    The guys over at iFixit and Chipworks have done some excellent teardown work on the Apple iPhone 4 and gotten the full scoop as far as the materials and specs are concerned. First let’s take a look at the outside (pictures courtesy of iFixit).: “The rugged stainless steel bezels around the iPhone 4’s perimeter double […]

  • Nexus One Case Battle – Case Mate Tough Case vs. Gelli Case

    Case Mate is known for high quality cases for all types of phones. A few months ago I purchased the Case Mate Tough Case and have been using it since. Today I got the opportunity to try out their Gelli Case, so I put them head-to-head. The Gelli Case comes in a clear smokey color while the Tough Case comes in 10 different color combinations. Read on for the results and more pictures…

  • Wireless N enabled on Evo!

    XDA strikes again!!! In a good way of course, thanks to the folks over there 802.11n Wi-Fi support has been enabled. As some of us know, the HTC Evo has the same wireless chip the Nexus One has, as do the Incredible and Desire. So with a hex-editor in hand you too can unlock this […]

  • Canadian Bill Aimed at Unlocking Phones!

    Word from CBC News is that NDP, or New Democratic Party, has introduced Bill C-560 that would essentially make it law that cell phone companies have to notify customers when signing up for service if their chosen device is locked to the network or not.  If the custom was on a contract, when the contract […]

  • Verizon’s New MR2 Touch Pro 2 ROM And The No Boot Situation

    With the release of a MR2 ROM by Verizon Wireless for the Touch Pro 2, came excitement about something new. However this quickly turned into frustration by users who shortly realized that the ROM failed to boot.  See Mr. X’s diagnosis and  fix inside.

  • PPCG Week in Review!

    Week in Review! It’s time for the first PPCG week in review, where we take a look at what’s happened throughout the community this past week. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll shake your head in dismay.   So let’s kick this thing off! The inaugural week for the WP7 Gang has been quite exciting. Founded […]

  • CDMA iPhone coming in Q4 2010? With 512 MB RAM!

    Thanks to a tip from ‘geeker darren.wlsn1 we’ve got word of brighthand reporting Pegatron Technology is going to start manufacturing CDMA handsets in Shanghai and get them over to the states in time for a Q4 release this year. During this year’s World-Wide Developers Conference (WWDC), there were many rumors afloat regarding a Verizon iPhone, […]

  • Windows Phone 7 to Take 5 years to Complete?!

    On Cnet’s behind the scene look at the Windows Phone 7 team, we get some insight as to where things actually stand with the new mobile OS and the realistic expectations come the holidays.  Terry Myerson, vice president at Microsoft, is leading the team and explains: “We’re going to reset, but it is going to […]

  • Developers to Get Windows Phone 7 Devices Next Month!

    Brandon Watson, Director of Developer Experience at Microsoft posted on manyniches.com on June 8th that: “Developer devices are also on everyone’s lips. During the Windows Phone session yesterday, Terry Myerson (he runs engineering for Windows Phone 7) stated that we will start putting phones into select developers’ hands next month. That’s exciting stuff. Obviously we’re […]

  • iPhone 4 Record Pre-Orders!

    Apple released a press release stating that more than 600,000 iPhone 4s were pre-ordered yesterday, June 15th. “It was the largest number of pre-orders Apple has ever taken in a single day and was far higher than we anticipated” Apple also commented on the trouble some would-be customers had in getting through online “Many customers […]

  • Verizon Wireless To Hold 4G LTE Web Conference Today @ 11AM, And PPCGeeks Is On It!

    Hello Folks! As we all know, Sprint’s been taking the world by Storm with news of their EVO release over the past two weeks, Today, It looks like Verizon is taking a chance to fire back, holding a conference on their plans and specifications of the 4G LTE (Long-Term-Evolution) band, expected to replace 3G starting the end of this year and complete by 2012. This WebCast so far is open to the Media, but PPCGeeks will be there and we will update this page as news comes in! LISTEN LIVE: http://www.ppcgeeks.com/ppcgp