The 5 Best Android Smartphones [January, 2012]

Droid 4

At the end of 2011, we saw a flurry of smartphone releases including those of the HTC Rezound, the Motorola Droid RAZR and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Then, just last week in Las Vegas, CES 2012 saw the introductions of several new phones that are slated for release in the coming weeks. So needless to […]

White Epic 4G Touch Hitting Sprint on January 8th

Epic 4G Touch

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone and you’re thinking about heading to Sprint, it is the only major U.S. carrier that currently offers unlimited data to new customers after all, then you might want to look at the carrier’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S II aka the Epic 4G Touch. And […]

Best of 2011 Awards


Here’s a list of products and services that represent the best gear we have seen all year. Most of the gadgets and services on this list are so good that many of the GottaBeMobile staff own them and use them on a daily basis. That says a lot considering that some of us go hands-on […]

T-Mobile Galaxy S II KO’s iPhone 4S in Latest Ad

Galaxy S II

In recent weeks, Samsung has launched a full-on advertising assault against Apple’s iPhone 4S. And now we have others joining the fray. Today, T-Mobile, the only major U.S. carrier without the iPhone, released an advertisement for its Samsung Galaxy S II, an ad that depicts the Magenta carrier’s device KOing the iPhone 4S. And while […]

White Galaxy S II Available for $99 at T-Mobile

Galaxy S II

Looking for a new smartphone? Looking for a new smartphone on T-Mobile? Well, then look no further than the deal that the Magenta carrier has going on right now for the white version of its 4G HSPA+ 42Mbps Samsung Galaxy S II which is currently on sale for $99 with the signing of a new […]

Android 4.0 with TouchWiz Shown Running on the Galaxy S II


With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus came the launch of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, lest we forget. And while the Galaxy Nexus is currently the only device with Google’s latest software, we know that many devices that are currently running Android 3.0 Honeycomb or Android 2.3 Gingerbread will be getting the upgrade. […]

White Galaxy S II Now Available on T-Mobile

Galaxy S II

Earlier this month, T-Mobile announced that it would be bringing a white version of its Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone to consumers on December 14th. Take a look at the calendar. It’s December 14th. And that means that T-Mobile’s white Galaxy S II is currently available for purchase through the carrier’s online store. Yes, unfortunately, […]

Samsung Sold 300 Million Phones in 2011

Samsung Galaxy S II

2011 has been a big year for smartphones and one company that has played a big part in that is Samsung who today announced that it sold 300 million smartphones, 300 million, in 2011 alone. Sammy cites its Galaxy lineup of devices as the driving force behind the company’s successes this year, a lineup that […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Hard Reset [How To]


So you want to sell your Galaxy S II or return it but you don’t want to leave your data for others to find? Here’s how to ensure that it’s gone. Don’t laugh, I’ve been reviewing smartphones for years and I could write a short book telling all the funny goodies I’ve found on phones […]

New Galaxy S II Ad Jeers iPhone for Lack of 4G

Galaxy S II

The iPhone 4S is a fantastic smartphone. However, the one thing that it lacks, a thing that Apple seems intent on bringing to it next year, are 4G speeds. Well, like many of you, Samsung has taken notice and it has decided to unleash an entire advertisement for the Samsung Galaxy S II that is […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [December, 2011]

HTC Rezound

It has been awhile since we took at look at the cream of the crop in terms of Android smartphones but we felt that it was appropriate to return to our roots now that the market is completely flooded with all sorts of devices running Google’s software. We can’t remember a time when there were […]

Samsung Mocks Apple and iPhone in Latest Galaxy S II Ad


Samsung has been on an absolute roll lately in the mobile advertising world. First, it released a fantastic ad for the American version of the Galaxy S II and then Google put out an equally awesome ad for Sammy’s Galaxy Nexus. Today though, the company has taken it up a notch as its latest Galaxy […]

White T-Mobile Galaxy S II Launching for the Holidays

Galaxy S II

Samsung and T-Mobile have announced that they will be launching a white version of their Samsung Galaxy S II for the holiday season, although the two companies were mum on exactly when the phone would be out. We’ll assume that it will be available at some point before December 31st and it should be the […]

T-Mobile: Wi-Fi Calling for Galaxy S II and HTC Amaze Coming Soon


For those of you out there with a Samsung Galaxy S II or HTC Amaze on T-Mobile wondering about when Wi-Fi calling might be enabled, we have some, well, lukewarm news to share with you. November 13th, which was the rumored release date for the feature, has come and gone but the carrier still hopes […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Shows Off Blazing 4G LTE Speeds

Galaxy S II Skyrocket

After AT&T launched its first two 4G LTE smartphones last week many of you have probably been wondering what kinds of data speeds the new devices, the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and the HTC Vivid, can pull. If that sounds like a question you’d like answered, you’re in luck. BriefMobile was able to get […]

Samsung Confirms Android 4.0 Update for Several Devices

Galaxy S II

Many of you out there who are using some of Samsung’s more recent devices have probably been wondering whether or not your phone or tablet would be seeing the upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Well, some of you can rest easy as Samsung Italy has gone ahead and confirmed that several of these […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Trounces iPhone 4S in Drop Test

iPhone 4S

Those of you out there hoping to get a glimpse at the iPhone 4S and the Samsung Galaxy S II getting destroyed for the sake of entertainment are in luck because SquareTrade has released a new drop test pitting Apple’s latest iPhone against Samsung’s iconic Android device. A little forewarning though, if you’re like me, […]