Recent in Month: August 2011

Samsung Nexus Prime/GTI9250 Support Page Found On Samsung Site

Aug 30th - A support page for the Samsung GT-I9250 was discovered today on Samsung’s site. Just in case you’re getting mixed up with all these model numbers the GT-I9250 was originally rumored to be Samsung’s Nexus Prime device after a leaked roadmap showed the device with a 720p HD screen and running Android Ice Cream Sandwich. All ...

Live From The Samsung Galaxy S2 Event in NYC!

Aug 30th - The cat is officially out of the bag. We already knew that Samsung was making a killing with the Galaxy S2, selling 5 million in the phone’s first 85 days. That number is about to drastically increase as Samsung has just announced availability in the United States on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. Although we know ...

Official: Samsung Galaxy S II Announced for AT&T

Aug 30th - It was announced today at a New York City press event hosted by Samsung that AT&T would join T-Mobile and Samsung in offering the highly-anticipated Galaxy S II smartphone. The device will largely mirror the international version of the phone, which debuted last sprint. It sports a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, a 1.2GHz dual-core ...

Official: T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S II Is Announced

Aug 30th - We’ve just received a press release from T-Mobile announcing their upcoming Samsung Galaxy S II. Details were vague with a release date of “this fall” and no official name for the device (possibly just Galaxy S II?). There’s was definitely no mention of the “Hercules” moniker we’ve known as the device for months now. Details ...

Official: Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch Coming to Sprint September 16th, $199

Aug 30th - Today Sprint proudly announced that it will be the first carrier to offer the Samsung Galaxy S II in the US. Picking up where the Epic 4G left off, the Samsung Epic 4G Touch will feature no keyboard but sport a 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, a 1.2GHz dual-core Exynos processor, and connectivity with Sprint’s ...

Samsung Sells One Galaxy S2 Every 1.5 Seconds, 5 Million After 85 Days

Aug 30th - Samsung just hooked us up with their press kit at the Galaxy S2 launch even in NYC and in it was a rather interesting infographic claiming the company sells a Galaxy S device every 1.5 seconds. Wow. It first launched on April 29th and the mathetmatical comparisons of sales figures to Mt. Everest, Soccer Fields, ...

Watch Samsung’s Galaxy S II Event Live at 6:30PM EDT

Aug 30th - Samsung is set to kick off their US unveiling of the Galaxy S II line in a matter of moments. We’ll be there live providing a first look at newly revealed devices, but you can witness the announcements yourself via a live webstream of the event. Tune in to Samsung’s stream at 6:30PM EDT. Streaming ...

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Apps of the Day: Tumblr, Onavo, and More

Aug 30th - Every day we peruse the Android Market looking for the best, worst, interesting, and most unique apps in an effort to sift out a few gems. We call it Apps of the Day. We can’t guarantee that every app featured below is a real winner, but each is worth at least a quick look. It’s ...

Rogers Samsung Galaxy S II LTE Features 4.5-inch display, NFC

Aug 30th - Rogers is rolling out their 4G LTE network, and one of the first devices that will test its speeds is the Samsung Galaxy S II LTE. The Galaxy S II LTE will feature several key upgrades over the its non-LTE brother, including an upgraded Xynos CPU pumping out 1.5GHz of dual core power, a 4.5-inch ...

For the TouchPad Hungry, HP to Produce One More Run

Aug 30th - Who would have known that discontinuing a product would be just the ticket to spur on stock-clearing sales? Well, HP experienced the phenomenon first hand after announcing they would cease production of hardware related to webOS, dropping the price of platform’s first tablet to just $99. Due to unprecedented demand, HP has decided to produce ...

Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch Revealed Ahead of Tonight’s Unveiling

Aug 30th - We finally have an answer to the biggest question surrounding Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S II. Is it the Epic Touch 4G or Epic 4G Touch? I kid, I kid. The name is cleared up as part of a training site that has launched ahead of tonight’s official unveiling event, but we also get our first ...

Firefox Previewed for Honeycomb Tablets

Aug 30th - If you’re looking for a great browsing experience on your Honeycomb tablet, you might need look no further than the upcoming release of Firefox. Taking advantage of the larger, widescreen display of Android 3.0 slates, the mobile browser has been designed to reconfigure its layout depending on orientation. Landscape mode provides tabbed browsing via a ...

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Samsung Mesmerize Android 2.3 Update Now Available

Aug 30th - The Samsung Mesmerize update to Android 2.3 through US Cellular is now available, just a day after the carrier promised the update was still in the pipeline. Full details on what to expect can be found over at the US Cellular site, and include improved power management and the refined Gingerbread interface. This update brings ...

Rogers Bringing LTE to Toronto, Capable Phones and Tablets By Year’s End

Aug 30th - It’s a good time to be on Rogers. The Canadian carrier has rolled into Toronto with their LTE bus to let the ever-so-eager crowd know that LTE will be headed to their city starting September 28th. For the time being there is only one LTE device – an mobile hotspot – but they’ve confirmed LTE ...

Motorola Announces the Motorola PRO+

Aug 30th - Jeez, another phone from Motorola (not to make it sound like we aren’t glad). This time, they’re announcing the Motorola PRO+, a followup to the original known as the Motorola Pro or Motorola DROID Pro (Verizon). Set to hit the Asias and Europe this October, it’s a 1GHz device with a fully-exposed QWERTY keyboard that ...