Samsung Responds to Apple with Its Own Lawsuit Claims


Former friend, now foe, Samsung has filed a lawsuit against Apple following Apple’s lawsuit against the Korean giant for patent infringement. The suit, however, isn’t directly in response to Apple’s lawsuit, which alleges Samsung had infringed on the design and OS look of its products with the Galaxy line of smartphones and tablets. Instead, Samsung’s […]

Samsung Galaxy S Gingerbread Update Suspended by Google

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In some news that should be familiar to Samsung Galaxy S owners, Google has decided to ‘temporarily suspend’ the Galaxy S Gingerbread update that began rolling out last weekend to device owners in the United Kingdom. Vodafone has gone ahead and confirmed that Google has stopped the roll out of Android 2.3 because of what […]

Apple Sues Samsung Over Galaxy Line of Tablets and Phones


It’s a competitive world alright when it comes to mobile gadgets. So much so that it seems the players aren’t content to duke it out in the marketplace, they feel this machismo urge to do so in court. It seems like everybody is suing everybody over some patent or IP or something or the other. […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Coming to UK on May 1st

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Samsung has confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S II will be hitting carriers in the United Kingdom on May 1st and it will be arriving with that 1.2GHz dual-core processor that it was rumored to be packing last week and it will also include Android 2.3. This should come as good news to those who […]

Galaxy Prevail Leaked for Boost Mobile at $179

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The Galaxy Prevail has been leaked for U.S. pre-paid carrier Boost Mobile, which is owned by Sprint. The device is anticipated to be announced by Boost Mobile and Samsung in New York City, and the leak indicates that the phone will go for $179 (full price, sans contract as Boost is a pre-paid carrier). The […]

Samsung Refreshes Galaxy S in Russia as Galaxy S 2011 Edition


Samsung will be making a minor and incremental update to the original Galaxy S that was released last year and was seen on all four major U.S. carriers. The refresh, to appear in Russia, will be called the Samsung Galaxy S 2011 Edition, and will come with speed bumps to make it stand out from […]

Samsung Eyes BlackBerry, Droid Pro with Android Galaxy Pro

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Now that Android smartphone-makers have conquered the consumer-centric market with large glossy touchscreens, Samsung is following Motorola’s lead by targeting enterprise customers with the Galaxy Pro, an Android-powered handset with a front-facing QWERTY keyboard that will aid in messaging and composing longer emails. Unlike the more vanilla nature of Motorola’s customizations through the widgets-based UI […]

NVIDIA: There Will be a Tegra 2 Version of the Samsung Galaxy S II


NVIDIA, makers of the mobile Tegra 2 ARM-based chipset with GeForce graphics, has confirmed that there will be a version of the Samsung Galaxy S II Android smartphone using its mobile CPU. This news was confirmed by ITTProPortal. Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S II smartphone will either ship with the company’s own Samsung Exynos dual-core CPU […]

Sprint Outlines Fixes for Epic 4G Android 2.2 Update Issues


With the Samsung Epic 4G, a 3G/4G multi-mode Android Galaxy S variant for the Sprint Now Network, having just received its Android 2.2 upgrade from Android 2.1, some users are reporting that they are experiencing calendar synchronization, connectivity, and SD card problems. If you have the Epic 4G and are experiencing any of those issues […]

Android Activations Visualized on Video

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It’s no secret that Android device sales have skyrocketed in the past year, but it’s still amazing to see to watch the activation numbers visualized in the below video from the official Android Developers YouTube channel. The video shows Android getting off to a very slow start in late 2008 before exploding onto the scene […]

T-Mobile Increases Prices on Popular Android Smartphones


T-Mobile USA, the nation’s fourth largest carrier, has raised the prices on a number of popular Android smartphone, including the myTouch 4G, the T-Mobile G2, and the new Samsung Galaxy S 4G. Prices for all three smartphone models are now up by $50 on a two-year contract with the carrier. Other phones have seen price […]

Galaxy S II, Galaxy Tab 10.1 Will Serve as Secondary Home TV

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At a recent Samsung event in Europe, the Korean tablet- and phone-maker told Pocket-lint that the Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1 could stream television broadcasts from the company’s upcoming Smart TV HDTVs. Essentially, this would turn the Android smartphone and tablet into secondary television displays while inside the user’s home. For the […]

Samsung Galaxy S II to Come in Two Variants, One with Tegra 2


Prior to the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S II Android smartphone, there were rumors that Samsung may use another company’s CPU to power its own flagship Android device, and now there is news that there may be a second version of the smartphone. The NFC-equipped smartphone will come with either a Samsung Exynos […]

T-Mobile Announces Budget Android Handsets at MWC

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T-Mobile announced two budget Android handsets in the form of the T-Mobile Move and the Samsung Galaxy Mini, both cheaper alternatives to the Galaxy S 4G. The devices will land in the UK but will eventually make it over to the U.S. market to join the Optimus T and other smartphones in the entry-level segment. […]

Galaxy S WiFi 5.0 is a Larger Galaxy Player

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It looks like Samsung is continuing its push into the portable music player (PMP) market that has been dominated by Apple’s iPod and with players such as Microsoft’s Zune. After releasing the Galaxy Player last year as a Samsung Galaxy S sans phone–like how the iPod Touch is an iPhone without the phone feature–the Korean […]

Galaxy S 4G Coming Next Tuesday for $149 on Contract


It looks like T-Mobile USA, the nation’s fourth largest wireless carrier, has made the Vibrant Galaxy S successor–the Galaxy S 4G–official at Mobile World Congress. The evolutionary upgrade to the Galaxy S lineup will support the carrier’s faster 21 Mbps HSPA+ network that it is promoting as a 4G standard. In a Twitter post, T-Mobile […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy S II Super AMOLED Plus Android Smartphone


At Mobile World Congress, Samsung has announced the successor to the company’s flagship Galaxy S successor known as the Galaxy S II. The smartphone’s announcement was widely anticipated, and now we have more details about the dual-core smartphone that’s highlighted by the next-generation Super AMOLED Plus display that’s been announced on various Samsung Android smartphones […]

Will Samsung Galaxy S 2 Use a Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU?

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With news that Samsung’s own dual-core processor–formerly called Orion and now named Exynos–will be clocked at 1.0 GHz per core, rumors of the Galaxy S 2 next-generation flagship Android smartphone with a 1.2 GHz speculated dual-core processor indicates that the device may not sport a processor built by Samsung. The move would be surprising as […]

T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G Priced Under $150 at Walmart With Contract


A leaked advertisement for the forthcoming Galaxy S/Vibrant refresh from T-Mobile USA known as the Galaxy S 4G has been leaked showing Walmart’s price for the 4G HSPA+ Android smartphone to be $148.88 with a two-year service agreement. The contract-free option for the phone will be priced at $650. These prices may be specific to […]