CTIA2011 archive

  • Year in review 2011: March
    Phones

    Year in review 2011: March

    By 27 December 2011

    It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011. In the big wide world, March saw the tragic events of the earthquakes in Christchurch, New...

  • Samsung Nexus Prime pictured in Samsung teaser video
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    Samsung Nexus Prime pictured in Samsung teaser video

    By 5 October 2011

    Samsung has teased us with the shot of what we believe is the new Samsung Nexus Prime. The teaser video, which is to promote the company’s next “unpacked” announcement on the 11 October, starts by saying that “In everyday life, some things just...

  • HTC Evo 3D vs LG Optimus 3D
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    HTC Evo 3D vs LG Optimus 3D

    By 28 June 2011

    HTC has already made the Evo 3D official at the CTIA mobile phone show in Florida and it's finally now hitting the shops in the UK as well as those across the Pond. The HTC Evo 3D is set to go head to head with LG's Optimus 3D, with both handsets offering...

  • Opera: Consumers will expect to have browser in TV of tomorrow
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    Opera: Consumers will expect to have browser in TV of tomorrow

    By 1 April 2011

    Opera co-founder Jon von Tetzchner believes that people will soon expect to have a browser on their television, allowing them to surf the net from the comfort of their sofa.  “It’s very simple to me. We want a browser on our TV,” he exclusively...

  • Jabra Freeway hands-on
    Audio

    Jabra Freeway hands-on

    By 30 March 2011

    Bluetooth speakers for the car are pretty boring, let’s face it. They do their job, but normally run out of juice because you forget to turn them off and then you’re left with a lump of plastic and speaker that’s good for nothing. Well, that’s...

  • Samsung Slim Stick Type Bluetooth Headset hands-on
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    Samsung Slim Stick Type Bluetooth Headset hands-on

    By 29 March 2011

    If we were to ask you to describe a Bluetooth headset, you'd probably start by talking about a small funny-shaped object you stick in your ear when you’re driving, turning you in to a Borg-like creature. Samsung, perhaps realising that we don’t all...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #36
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast #36

    By 28 March 2011

    The launch shenanigans of the Apple iPad 2 and Nintendo 3DS dominate this week's banter, as Dan gets to grip with a type of device he's never spent much time with before. Stuart has also recently returned from the US mobile phone convention CTIA, so regales...

  • Sidekick 4G hands-on
    Phones

    Sidekick 4G hands-on

    By 28 March 2011

    SideKick was once the be all and end all when it came to being a teen and talking with your mates. The world has moved on though, so can a re-invented T-Mobile Sidekick 4G bring back some of that kick? Designed by Samsung, and featuring Android 2.2 instead...

  • HTC EVO View 4G ditches HTC Flyer angelic look
    Tablets

    HTC EVO View 4G ditches HTC Flyer angelic look

    By 25 March 2011

    The HTC Flyer, first launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, was white, came with 3G capabilities and was to be made available in the UK some time in the summer. But that’s Europe. In America they like to be different. So the white HTC Flyer...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab US family photo
    Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab US family photo

    By 23 March 2011

    There are now three Samsung Galaxy Tab devices in the company’s range, so how do they look in a family portrait? We tracked down the new, thinner 10.1, the 8.9 and the 7-inch models at CTIA in Florida to see just that. Missing from the picture is the...

  • Full fat Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 still on for UK release... via Vodafone
    Tablets

    Full fat Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 still on for UK release... via Vodafone

    By 23 March 2011

    Contrary to previous reports, after an extensive bout of digging and chatting to the parties involved, Pocket-lint can reveal that Samsung won’t be dumping the first iteration of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. While Samsung has announced that the Americas...

  • HTC Sense UI gets update - here’s what’s new
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    HTC Sense UI gets update - here’s what’s new

    By 22 March 2011

    With the launch of the HTC EVO 3D, HTC has rolled out a couple of new elements to it’s HTC Sense UI – the software interface. The phone is due out in the summer in the US, and the new interface already borrows some elements from the HTC Flyer (see...

  • BlockBuster app hints at HTC EVO 3D 2 June launch
    Phones

    BlockBuster app hints at HTC EVO 3D 2 June launch

    By 22 March 2011

    Has Blockbuster just given us the launch date for the HTC EVO 3D? We ask that because during our hands-on play with the new HTC device at the Sprint stand we came across the new BlockBluster app and it had a big “Available in 71 days” at the top of...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 hands-on
    Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    We were teased about its coming and now the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is here. Well almost. While Samsung hasn’t put a launch date on the new device other than “Early this Summer”, that hasn’t stopped us getting hands-on with the new mid-sized tablet...

  • Sprint HTC EVO 3D official
    Phones

    Sprint HTC EVO 3D official

    By 22 March 2011

    Sprint has confirmed that it is launching a 3D HTC phone called the HTC EVO 3D. The new phone, called the HTC EVO 3D, will sport a 3D-ready 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 resolution display and 1.2GHz dual core CPU. Camera wise, you get two 5-megapixel snappers...

  • LG goes official with the T-Mobile G2x, we go hands on
    Phones

    LG goes official with the T-Mobile G2x, we go hands on

    By 22 March 2011

    We knew it was coming as we spied LG's CTIA stand being set up and now it's official. Yep, that's right the LG Optimus 2X has landed in the US of A, under T-Mobile's banner and sporting the name G2x. The G2x, is like for like of its Optimus 2X brother,...

  • HTC HD7S vs HD7: Who’s got the brighter screen?
    Online

    HTC HD7S vs HD7: Who’s got the brighter screen?

    By 22 March 2011

    HTC announced on Monday the HTC HD7S for AT&T, a variant of the HTC HD7 available already on T-Mobile in the US and O2 in the UK. The phones for all intents and purposes are identical except one small detail: the new HD7S features a Super LCD screen rather...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab: first photos from CTIA
    Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab: first photos from CTIA

    By 22 March 2011

    Okay, so we admit that this isn't the best photo we’ve ever taken, but none the less, it is the first batch of "in the wild shots" of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 that we’ve seen strutting its stuff ahead of its official launch at CTIA in Orlando, Florida....

  • Verizon Xperia Play US release dated for mid-April
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    Verizon Xperia Play US release dated for mid-April

    By 22 March 2011

    Verizon will be launching the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play in the US in mid-April Pocket-lint has learnt. “You should see the device landing mid-April,” a Sony Ericsson product manager at a Verizon pre CTIA party told us. Although our man couldn’t...

  • Verizon Sony Ericsson Xperia Play hands-on
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    Verizon Sony Ericsson Xperia Play hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    Why are we doing a hands-on of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, when we've already done a hands-on with the UK version in February? Good question, the reason is, because it’s actually quiet a different phone as we found out when we got to have a play...

  • Nokia C7 T-Mobile Astound hands-on
    Phones

    Nokia C7 T-Mobile Astound hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    Don’t panic you’re not going mad - we’ve already reviewed the Nokia C7 thanks to the fact that it came out in the UK in October 2010. So why are we doing a hands-on of the phone some 5 months later? Well, it has just got its US release date (6...

  • LG G2x spied on CTIA show floor
    Phones

    LG G2x spied on CTIA show floor

    By 21 March 2011

    LG will launch a US version of the Optimus 2X, called the LG G2X, at CTIA in Orlando, Florida, Pocket-lint can confirm after spotting a hoarding for it on the company's CTIA stand. How do we know this? Well, we’ve just got back from a covert seek...

  • HTC EVO 3D specs spied at CTIA
    Phones

    HTC EVO 3D specs spied at CTIA

    By 21 March 2011

    HTC will launch a 3D handset with Sprint in the US at CTIA in Orlando, Florida, Pocket-lint can confirm. The new phone, called the HTC EVO 3D, will sport a 3D-ready 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 resolution display and 1.2GHz dual core CPU - according to a...

  • HTC HD7 becomes HTC HD7S, gets better screen, heads to AT&T
    Phones

    HTC HD7 becomes HTC HD7S, gets better screen, heads to AT&T

    By 21 March 2011

    AT&T has just announced that it will be stocking a variant of the HTC HD7 smartphone, currently available on T-Mobile USA (a company that it is in the process of buying), which it is going to call the HTC HD7S. It effectively means that the HD7S will...

  • Sprint Samsung Nexus S 4G (WIMAX) speeds in
    Phones

    Sprint Samsung Nexus S 4G (WIMAX) speeds in

    By 21 March 2011

    Samsung, Google, and Sprint have announced that they have created a 4G version of Samsung's flagship Android device, the Samsung Nexus S at this year’s CTIA conference in Orlando, Florida. The new Samsung Nexus S 4G will be virtually identical to...