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Samsung Galaxy S II launching at the end of March, tips UK retailer

February 25th, 2011

UK-based online retailer Clove has posted some interesting information concerning the availability of Samsung’s Galaxy S II. Via a brief blog post, the company writes, “we’ve had word today that the first stock of the Samsung Galaxy S II i9100, both the 16GB & 32GB versions, will be landing mid to late March.” The March timeline predates …

Pre-order your Pre 2 on Verizon Wireless with the Pre 3 looming

February 10th, 2011

We have to admit, HP’s timing on the Pre 2 in the U.S. is a little funny. Just one day after the announcement that the Pre 3 will be here this summer, HP and Verizon Wireless made the Pre 2 available for pre-order. You can reserve yourself the webOS 2.0 handset for $99, with delivery occurring on …

Best Buy gets retail exclusivity on HTC Thunderbolt; mid-February launch

February 7th, 2011

Via a short press release today, Best Buy announced its national, retail exclusivity on HTC’s Thunderbolt handset from Verizon Wireless. Sadly, the announcement lacked a specific launch date — merely referring to “mid-February” — but our money is still on the 24th. Those interested in the LTE handset can pre-order from Best Buy “immediately.” Hit …

HTC Thunderbolt handset makes cameo in Best Buy circular

February 3rd, 2011

Yesterday, we told you about a tasty little rumor we’ve been hearing about a February 24th launch date for the HTC Thunderbolt. Now, it looks like the LTE handset has made a cameo in a weekly Best Buy circular — complete with pre-order instructions and the tagline “coming soon.” For a $50 deposit, BB will allow …

Did you have problems pre-ordering Verizon’s iPhone 4?

February 3rd, 2011

Accompanied by fluttering harps, shooting beams of light and a sustained angelic chorus, pre-orders for Verizon Wireless’ iPhone 4 went live on both Apple and Verizon’s websites early this morning. We received countless reports from eager customers who put in their orders for the highly anticipated handset overnight. Many were just checking in to share …

Reminder: Verizon Wireless iPhone 4 pre-orders start tomorrow

February 2nd, 2011

Apple has issued a reminder — as if we need one — that Verizon Wireless’ upcoming iPhone 4 will become available to pre-order starting tomorrow. We already detailed Verizon’s procedure for iPhone pre-orders, which the carrier will begin accepting at 3:00AM EST tomorrow, and now Apple has confirmed that it too will take pre-orders online. …

RadioShack to launch Sprint’s EVO Shift 4G early; $149.99 on January 6th

January 5th, 2011

If you’ve gotten yourself all worked-up about Sprint’s EVO Shift 4G from HTC, listen up. As we told you yesterday, the official Sprint launch date for the Now Network’s third WiMAX-enabled smartphone is January 9th. Best Buy will be offering pre-orders of the Shift to Reward Zone members on Thursday, January 6th and to the general …