Windows Phone ROM brings mock Metro UI to Android

The readers have spoken. The results of a poll we posted yesterday say that the majority of folks out there are perfectly content with Android and won’t be purchasing the Nokia Lumia 900 or another Windows Phone any time soon. For those looking for a bit of both worlds we present the WP7 ROM. The …

Google Play Store Glitch Makes Paid Apps Disappear

Not sure how widespread this problem is, but we’ve gotten enough Phantips to justify a post. Apparently, the Google Play Store is experiencing another hiccup this time, where users’ paid applications are disappearing from their “Installed/Up To Date” apps list. Instead of showing paid apps, users are being greeted with either blank or RPC errors. …

Huawei announces the Ascend D Quad line of phones

Huawei isn’t the most popular Android manufacturer, but their Ascend D Quad line of phones are definitely going to garner some news bites out of Barcelona due to their claim of having created the “fastest smartphone ever”. That’s understandably a very subjective term, as they haven’t quite made it clear what metrics makes the phone …

Poll: What do you really want in your next phone?

I’ve spent 15 months with my current phone, which might feel like decades to a lot of people considering how often we’re now changing devices. Yet, to be honest, despite all the temptation of the Galaxy Nexus and the HTC Sensation, I’ve never found a really compelling reason to upgrade. The only reason look with …

HTC Dream joins the unlocked bootloader club

Are we dreaming? Did you really think I wouldn’t make some sort of cheesy pun on the name of the latest device to get an official bootloader unlock from HTC?  Yes, you might need to go an an archaeological expedition to find the handset but if you do you can head over to the HTCDev …