Category: General

  • PPCGeeks Spotlight: [TWRP 2.0] lnando84’s Sports Recovery Themes

    lnando84 is at it again! He has amazed us over the years with his creative talents, and this latest release will not disappoint. Alright, lets get to why you guys are here… his sports team themed twrp2.0 skins!! He has several NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and 2 random ones already finished and ready to download! […]

  • WP7: Leaked photos of the LG fantasy or miracle?

    Some of us have seen a few blurry photos of the Fantasy that surfaced over at XDA Developers Forum. To add to the confusion, it is our understanding that the Fantasy is now the Miracle and the Fantasy may be an entirely different phone all together. Miracle or Fantasy, we are seeing some less blurry […]

  • Passion for Texting: World Record

    Fred Lidgren holds the world record for the most text messages sent and received in one month… and has the paperwork to prove it. How many texts do you use in your unlimited plan? 1000? 2000? 20,000? These numbers are small peanuts compared to the amount that Fred’s fingers shot out… an amazing 566,607! Makes […]

  • Windows Phone 8 to Compete with Android

    Microsoft aims to compete with Google Android with its tablet-friendly Windows 8. Android has gained huge success in both smartphone and tablet markets. Though Microsoft’s other major rival Apple is also there, Windows 8 is set to compete with Android in a Google style device. Microsoft has tied up with almost all Android product makers […]

  • BREAKING: Apple Files Suit Against Samsung’s Google Nexus Line!

    Apple has fired a new shot in the ongoing patent war against perhaps its biggest rival in the smartphone market, Samsung. FOSS Patents reports that Apple has filed a injunction to stop the sale of Samsung’s recent Android 4.0-based Galaxy Nexus smartphone. In its injunction, Apple claims that the Galaxy Nexus violates four of Apple’s […]

  • HTC Announces Which Phones Will Receive Ice Cream This Year!

    HTC’s main business is selling Android-based smartphones and it has quite a number of devices in stores that are currently running Android 2.3. Now it looks like HTC is getting ready to upgrade a number of those smartphones to the new Android 4.0 OS, otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich. In a post on HTC’s […]

  • Free Smartphones Today at T-Mobile!

    T-Mobile is having its Valentines Day sale today. This offer allows Classic And Value plan subscribers to get any 4G smartphone, as well as some 4G tablets, for free after a mail-in rebate. Just remember that HSPA+42 devices ( HTC Amaze 4G and Samsung Galaxy S II) will require a 5 GB data plan. Other […]

  • First HTC Quad Core Device Codenamed the “Endeavor”?

    HTC may be about to make smartphone history with the world’s first quad-core handset, if the latest reports from veteran phone blog MoDaCo are to be believed. According to MoDaCo’s source, the manufacturer will soon unveil the HTC Endeavor, and it’ll be powered by a beastly quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. Other reported specs include […]

  • AT&T To Raise Upgrade Fees

    AT&T is about to double the fee associated with upgrading to a new device. The current cost of $18 will double to $36 effective this Sunday, February 12th. AT&T has been sending around email notices to customers and has informed dealers of the change, which is in response to an increase in “the overall costs […]

  • What to buy? ..The Gnexus or Droid razr maxx?

    So it’s that time of year when i get my tax return and go pick up a new phone. One of the biggest complaints about android on pretty much every device is the short battery life. Well that all changed when motorola released the droid razr maxx. It sports a huge 3300mAh slimline “non removable” […]

  • Droid Incredible 3 Coming to Verizon?

    Following last week’s HTC Ville leakage, a new, unannounced HTC smartphone running Ice Cream Sandwich with Sense 4.0, and a Droid Incredible-style back panel has appeared online. The photos above (and a few more) have surfaced over on PhoneArena, suggesting that a 4G LTE-powered Droid Incredible 2 successor could be coming to big red in […]

  • Samsung Infuse 4G Receives Android 2.3.6

     Many Infuse owners have been waiting for this day for a long time. The Samsung Infuse 4G was released in May 2011 and was promised to be upgraded to Gingerbread, however the update from AT&T was delayed and the device continued to operate on Android 2.2 through the end of the year. Those who own […]

  • PPCGeeks Official SOPA Statement

    Ever since our humble beginnings in 2006, PPCGeeks has been a community about free information and free technology. What made PPCGeeks (and our parent company Infitech Media) so amazing was what we built ourselves upon: the foundation of an amazing mobile phone, and the dedication to make it something better. For over five years, we’ve […]

  • News Writers Wanted

    We have finally come into a position to pay a little money for some hard work and are currently seeking News Writers for PPCGeeks. I (tsowen) will be taking over as the News Administrator/ Editor in Chief. We have a few slots that are available and we are looking for serious applicants that are serious for writing for us.

  • Super Bowl will stream live online and to Verizon phones for the first time

    The NFL announced that NBC will stream the 2012 Super Bowl live, for free, to the web and Verizon smartphones. This is nothing new for the network, either. It already streams its “Sunday Night Football” telecasts online and to Verizon phones. NBC expects a hearty response for the Feb. 5 showdown in Indianapolis. NBC will also […]