Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman is a contributor for Digital Trends who writes about all things mobile from Apple to Zynga. Josh pulls his knowledge from years of experience using smartphones and tablets of all shapes and sizes, and has had his content featured on other top sites like MakeUseOf. Josh is a student at Vassar College.

Not bad, but not great – Analyst estimates Nexus 7 sales as high as 4.8 million

Google hasn't yet shared just how its Nexus 7 is doing, but one analyst has done the math, and it continues to look good, but not great for the 7-inch tablet

Android Army

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch with Evasi0n

Evasi0n, the latest Jailbreaking service for iOS 6, makes jailbreaking for iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch easier than ever. This guide takes you through the entire process in detail and explains what jailbreaking will do for you.

Apple

Hold the phone! A third of all calls made are over Skype

A new report from Telegeography shows Microsoft subsidiary Skype racking in a third of all calls made globally, marking an impressive milestone for the company as it celebrates its tenth anniversary.

Mobile

Update: Google releases Google Now update with new widgets

Google Now is already an innovative part of the Android Jelly Bean experience, but could a lot more features - such as widget support - be appearing in the coming weeks? New support document leaks hint at a big update for the app.

Android Army

Can the Nook keep Barnes & Noble alive in a post-paperback world?

Barnes & Noble late 2012 reports look grim, and the Nook's performance continues to flounder. Can the company do anything to save itself from a dire end or is the digital age going to kill off B&N?

Mobile

Surface Pro 128GB ‘sells out’ instantly, but customers aren’t buying it

Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet went on sale this weekend and the 128GB version sold out almost instantly, but fans are crying foul, claiming that Microsoft has rigged its launch to appear like a success. Is the Surface a hit or a PR miss?

Computing

Things are getting sweeter for Sony Xperia owners. Android Jelly Bean is coming next month

The Xperia series is getting Android 3.1 Jelly Bean, which means the iconic phone of James Bond will soon have Google Now and other new features by the end of March. Unfortunately, those with older 2011 models may be stuck with "Ice Cream Sandwich."

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Jailbreaking records: Envasi0n frees 7 million iOS devices in just four days

Apple continues to criticize the act of jailbreaking, but that isn't stopping iOS device owners from jailbreaking more than 7 million devices in the past four days using a new tool called Envasi0n - now the most popular jailbreaking tool in iOS history.

Apple

‘Gridlee’ sneaks a game emulator onto iTunes – get it while you can

Gridlee may look like any other game on the App Store, but it's got a secret that Apple doesn't know: a hidden MAME emulator. With a little tinkering and a USB cable, almost anyone can run emulated games on their iPhone in no time. That is, until Apple removes…

Mobile

T-Mobile customers get ready! LTE devices could be coming in March

A roadmap of upcoming devices for T-Mobile has been leaked featuring LTE phones and hotspot devices slated for a late March launch. We're not sure of its validity, but it looks like T-Mobile will soon enter the great 4G LTE battle.

Mobile

HTC Thunderbolt users, you can stop crying! You’re getting Android 4.0

After months of waiting, and nearly two years of dealing with a somewhat bulky phone with poor battery life, HTC Thunderbolt users are finally catching a break. Verizon has pushed out its Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to everyone.

Android Army

Blackberry and Samsung tease us with previews of Superbowl Ads

Samsung and BlackBerry have released only short teasers of their upcoming Superbowl ads, hoping to garner interest and curiosity among viewers.

Android Army

iPad still dominates tablet sales, but Android makes some inroads

IDC has released its report on the state of the tablet market, and it's showing some surprising growth for some companies, as well as stagnation for others.

Android Army

BlackBerry Apocalypse: 5 last-ditch options if BB 10 bombs

BlackBerry 10 is out in the wild, but doesn't mean it will succeed. What can BlackBerry do if BB 10 fails?

Mobile

Pantech shows off 5.9-inch full HD ‘smartphone,’ bigger pockets sold separately

Pantech has announced a new 5.9-inch smartphone with a 1080p display, hoping it will fit in a market with more and more phablets.

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