Galaxy Y Pro, M Pro Are Most Effective Android Pro BlackBerry Competitors

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In the past, Samsung, LG, and Motorola have launched various efforts leveraging the Android platform to compete with the RIM’s enterprise popular BlackBerry franchise, but devices like the Motorola Pro, Verizon’s Droid Pro, and Sprint’s Samsung Replenish have all lacked a key ingredient that made them unable to effectively compete against BlackBerry smartphones: an optical […]

Custom CyanogenMod ROM Creator Joins Samsung, TouchWiz Getting Overhauled?

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It looks like Samsung has nabbed the founding developer behind the CyanogenMod custom ROM series for various Android devices, Steve Kondik. Kondik has indicated his official corporate involvement with Samsung by updating his Facebook status to say that he is now a Software Engineer with Samsung Mobile, but maintains that his custom CyanogenMod ROM efforts […]

Samsung Halts 10.1 Galaxy Tab TouchWiz Update

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Interesting. Samsung has apparently put a halt to the roll out of the TouchWiz update for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 according to reports at Android Police. From what I’m reading it sounds like a temporary halt, which means that there must be something buggy in there somewhere, and earlier reports mention that the update didn’t […]

How to Update the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to TouchWiz

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If you have one of the sleek new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablets and have been looking forward to the Samsung TouchWiz update, your wait is over. As planned Samsung has begun rolling out the TouchWiz interface to the WiFi only version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 as an over the Air update. You […]

What Does Samsung’s TouchWiz Bring To the Galaxy Tab 10.1?

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The long-anticipated TouchWix UI has finally come to the 10-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab. Yesterday the press (and some lucky New Yorkers) got the update early, but tomorrow over-the-air updates will start to roll out for everyone else. The question of the day: will TouchWiz make the galaxy Tab better, or will it make users wish […]

TouchWiz UI Update Coming to Galaxy Tab 10.1 August 5th

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Though Samsung had stated earlier that it would release a special softare update to its Android 3.1 Honeycomb Galaxy Tab 10.1 slates to New York City patrons first, the company is only now announcing that the same update will be coming this Friday, August 5th, to owners of the company’s WiFi-only slates. Targeting the WiFi-only […]

Court Grants Apple Early Access of Samsung Unreleased Products

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As part of its legal battles with Samsung, Apple has been granted early access to un-released products from Samsung by a federal court. The court hopes that the move will help Apple examine the products and determine if the products infringe on any of the patents held by the iPhone-, iPad-, and iPod Touch-maker. The […]

Samsung Confirms Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab Android 2.3 Gingerbread Upgrade

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After Italian users were greeted with an early update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread on their 7-inch Galaxy Tab tablets, Samsung has finally gone on to officially confirm the Android system update to the company’s Galaxy series phones and slates worldwide. The company says that the update will initially launch for the UK and Nordic countries […]

Verizon Pushes Software Update to Samsung Droid Charge Prior to Launch

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Update: Early initial testing shows that performance has been improved tremendously and that most of the issues related to lags seem to be resolved. Keep an eye out on this space and we’ll update you with more of our findings through continued use and testing. — On the eve of consumer availability of the Samsung […]

Galaxy Tab 10.1 Confirmed for June 8th Arrival

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Samsung had promoted the Galaxy Tab 10.1 with its sleek, slim form factor and the company’s new Samsung experience (similar to TouchWiz but not quite as dominating and for tablets) on top of Android 3.0 Honeycomb at CTIA, and now Samsung Mobile has confirmed via Twitter that the slim 10.1-inch tablet will be headed to […]

Verizon Droid Charge Review (Video)

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The Samsung Droid Charge is released as the second 4G LTE Android smartphone on Verizon Wireless and has many similar features to the HTC Thunderbolt, and is in many ways a direct competitor to large 4.3-inch smartphones with blazing fast 4G data speeds. And while there are many similarities between the Droid Charge and the […]

Verizon Droid Charge Accessory Leaks Out Ahead of Launch

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With the anticipated launch of the Samsung-branded Droid Charge soon, a device that was merely known as the Samsung 4G LTE Android smartphone at the CES unveiling of Verizon’s 4G consumer device lineup, a new accessory was leaked out. A tipster had sent Engadget a photo of a box for a multimedia dock for the […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, 10.1 with Samsung UX Hands-On Video

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At CTIA, we got to take a look at the new Galaxy Tabs in larger screen sizes than the original 7-inch release. With the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1, Samsung was showing off its new user interface on top of Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the first sort of customizations to the user experience to Honeycomb […]

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 […]

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

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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 Galaxy SL Smartphone Brings Super LCD Screens, TI Chips

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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 […]

Despite ‘Smooth’ Sales, Galaxy Tabs Have High Return Rates

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Samsung has gone on record to state that the company was misinterpreted in its statement earlier, which the media has been reporting as ‘small‘ sales of Galaxy Tab Android tablets. According to Samsung reps, the statement should have read that sales were smooth. Despite all the PR efforts in ironing out its sales number, the […]