T-Mobile Valentine’s Promotion Brings Free Smartphones

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T-Mobile wants users to know that love is in the air this weekend, tempting users to give the gift of gab to their loved ones for Valentine’s Day with a free smartphone offer provided that subscribers sign up for a two-year service agreement with the carrier. The promotion will be running this weekend from February […]

Verizon Pushes Fix to Samsung Fascinate to Fix Emergency Dialer


A major congratulations to Verizon Wireless for rolling out a fix so promptly. After we had reported that there was a bug with the current firmware of the Samsung Fascinate, a variant of the Galaxy S for Verizon’s network, the carrier has been hard at work and is now pushing a firmware update to rectify […]

Verizon Warns Emergency Dialer May Not Work on Samsung Fascinate


U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless had sent out a massive text message campaign to users of its Samsung Fascinate, a Galaxy S variant for the carrier, warning users that the Android smartphone’s emergency dialer may not work when using a pattern lock screen. According to the carrier, the bug is present for users of the DL09 […]

Samsung Galaxy SL Smartphone Brings Super LCD Screens, TI Chips


In a refresh to its Samsung Galaxy S series smartphone, Samsung is said to be adding an L to the moniker, making the refreshed device a Galaxy SL Android smartphone that will bring a Super LCD panel and Texas Instruments OMAP3 chipset to the smartphone. The refresh would eschew the company’s Super AMOLED display and […]

Sasmung Galaxy S 2 and Galaxy Tab 2 to Debut at MWC?


The next-generation successors to Samsung’s flagship Android smartphone and tablet may make a debut at Mobile World Coongress according to a leaked document showing that a Galaxy S 2 and Tab 2 presentations are scheduled for the trade show in February. According to Android Central, the Samsung Galaxy S 2 would essentially replace the popular […]

Four New Smartphones Join the Samsung Galaxy Family


Samsung has introduced four new smartphones to its Galaxy family, which has the Galaxy S as its flagship smartphone. The four phones are the Ace, Gio, Fit and Mini. The Ace is priced at 349 euros, the Gio at 249 euros, and the Mini at 199 euros in the Netherlands according to Samsung Hub. These […]

T-Mobile USA Release Dates for LG G-Slate, Dell Streak 7, Galaxy S 4G


A recently leaked document with important release dates for upcoming high profile phones and tablets for wireless carrier T-Mobile USA was obtained by TmoNews. That document confirms the anticipated release dates for the LG G-Slate tablet, the Dell Streak 7, as well as the Galaxy S 4G, also referred to by some as the Vibrant […]

Samsung Galaxy S2 to Get 1080p HD Video Recording Support


With reports of an ‘evolved‘ next-generation Galaxy S successor around the corner with a potential announcement from Samsung at February’s Mobile World Congress, we’re hearing more information about the Android super-phone’s leaked specs. According to TechRadar, the Galaxy S’s successor will be named the Galaxy S2 and will come with a dual-core processor, either from […]

Sidekick 4G and Galaxy S 4G Confirmed by T-Mobile USA CEO


At a press event, PC Mag is reporting that the nation’s fourth largest carrier has confirmed that it plans to release a Sidekick 4G and Galaxy S 4G (also dubbed the Vibrant 4G) “coming soon.” Slides of the devices were shown in a presentation by CEO Philipp Humm. The revival of the Sidekick brand will […]

Samsung Promises Android 2.2 Froyo Status Updates for Galaxy S Smartphones


With the conspiracy theory that Samsung may be holding back the Android 2.2 Froyo update for its Galaxy S smartphones, which launched with Android 2.1, in favor of pushing out newer hardware with Android 2.2 or Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Samsung has taken upon itself to clear the air. In a statement to Phonescoop, the company […]

Samsung is ‘Evolving’ the Galaxy S Smartphone


At its teaser site for Samsung’s CTIA press event where the Galaxy S smartphone was unveiled, Android Central is reporting that the page has been updated to reflect a February 13th event for Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Not a lot of details were garnered from the site, except that “Something big is coming” and […]

Image of Vibrant 4G Leaked Showing Android 2.3 Gingerbread


A leaked image of the Samsung 4G for T-Mobile USA’s 4G HSPA+ network was revealed and the picture shows that the Vibrant 4G may skip Android 2.2 Froyo in favor of the newer and more current Android 2.3 operating system, also referred to as Gingerbread. While the original Vibrant, a Galaxy S series smartphone, was […]

Samsung Vibrant 4G Gets Launch Date on T-Mobile


Samsung’s hardware refresh to the original Vibrant, a Galaxy S smartphone, will be released on February 9th according to TmoNews‘s sources. The Android 2.2 Vibrant 4G smartphone with Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz UI adds a front-facing camera for video calls and support for T-Mobile USA’s evolving 4G network. Samsung has been criticized for the launch of […]

Android Galaxy S Mini Launching as Galaxy Ace from Samsung


The Android-based Galaxy S Mini that we had reported on earlier will not be launching with that moniker. Instead, the miniaturized Android handset will be launching as the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. While not a power house, the device’s more compact size will attract users who may not need all the features from the Galaxy […]

Samsung Galaxy S Mini Looks Like Smaller Galaxy S Meets with iPhone 4


Leaked images of the Galaxy S Mini, model number Samsung S5830, reveal a device that looks like a cross between a Galaxy S smartphone with Apple’s iPhone 4 down to the silver strip that runs around the sides of the Galaxy S Mini, reminiscent of the stainless steel antenna band around the iPhone. According to […]

Samsung Withholding Vibrant Update in Favor of Vibrant 4G Push


In what is being described as a hostage situation at AndroidSPIN, a tipster has informed the blog that Samsung is withholding the already finalized Android 2.2 update to the original T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant for the U.S. carrier in hopes of pushing aggressive sales and updates to the slightly updated Vibrant 4G hardware, which was recently […]

T-Mobile Galaxy S Vibrant 4G Coming Soon


After announcing its evolved 4G network top 42 Mbps in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show, the U.S.’s fourth largest carrier may soon get a 21 Mbps-capable phone, up from the 14.4 Mbps cap on the T-Mobile G2 and myTouch 4G currently available today. The Vibrant Plus is an evolved Galaxy S smartphone and […]

AT&T Goes 4G with Samsung Infuse Android Galaxy S Smartphone


AT&T is now joining rival carriers Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, and Sprint in announcing a 4G smartphone for its network. The carrier is going big with its Samsung Infuse 4G Android smartphone announcement, which is a Galaxy S series variant that will join the Captivate on AT&T’s network. Not a lot of details are available at […]

Samsung SH100 Camera Pairs With Galaxy S Smartphone for Second Viewfinder

Samsung SH100 (Photo Business Wire)

The Sasmung SH100 is Samsung’s flagship fully connected camera that will pair with your Android smartphone–mainly with the company’s Galaxy S series Android phone–to extend your live viewing capabilities. Essentially, rather than using the rear digital viewfinder on the device, you can now preview the image that you’re about to take on the Galaxy S’s […]