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The PhonePad+ turns your Samsung smartphones into tablets for £149.99

ASUS made some pretty epic strides in the smartphone-tablet hybrid game with the Padfone combination, but you soon won’t need to own an ASUS smartphone in order to get that same sort of experience. Introducing the PhonePad+, an accessory designed to turn many smartphones into a tablet with a very nice and practical design. It’s […]

T-Mobile and Virgin Mobile Galaxy S2 get Jelly Bean

A couple of more Galaxy S2 variants are getting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, folks. The lucky customers of T-Mobile and Virgin Mobile will be happy to know that Samsung’s 2011 flagship is getting upgraded to one of the most modern versions of Android there is at the moment. It’s not often a two-year old smartphone […]

Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2 will reportedly get Android 5.0 upgrade, others to see Android 4.2.2

Key Lime Pie hasn’t had an official announcement, but an insider is already tipping us off to the select group of Samsung devices set to receive the new version of Android. As expected, the list currently includes only Samsung’s high-end devices from the past year, including the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 as well as […]

AOKP Android 4.2 Build 3 update brings support for Galaxy Note 2 LTE, more Galaxy S2 devices

AOKP fans will be happy to know that a new upgrade has been issued. The update, an MR1 based on 4.2 and dubbed Build 3, adds support for five new devices, including the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE, T-Mobile’s Galaxy S2 and the Acer Iconia Tab A510. Support for the international Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100 […]

T-Mobile Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S3 get maintenance upgrades

A pair of Samsung phones for Magenta are in line to receive some quick software upgrades starting today, it seems. The Samsung Galaxy S2, the 2011 sensation, will receive an upgrade that will apply a “Qualcomm fix,” and will also bring improvements to S Voice/Vlingo. Other security updates, bug fixes and device enhancements have been […]

Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean update begins, Spain first

The wait for Jelly Bean is ending for some Samsung Galaxy S2 owners as the Android 4.1.2 update is now being pushed to handsets in Spain. This marks the beginning of what will likely be a lengthy process to deliver the new software to GS2 users around the globe. When it does arrive, owners of […]

Samsung Galaxy S2 getting Jelly Bean in February

According to a new report, the Samsung Galaxy S2’s long-awaited update to Jelly Bean will kick off next month in Singapore. Initially, all signs pointed to Samsung delivering Android 4.1 by the end of 2012, but as the final days of the year waned the launch was delayed until early 2013. After starting in Singapore […]

Samsung’s Galaxy S line surpasses 100 million devices sold

As Samsung’s total number of Galaxy S3 handsets sold passes the 40 million mark, another milestone has been reached. Since the introduction of the original Galaxy S back in spring of 2010, a total of 100 million devices falling under the brand have been sold. Each iteration of the Galaxy S has been hotter than […]

Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus unveiled, but why?

Samsung has just announced an amazing, great new phone — the Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus! Wait, what?! That’s right, we’re in 2013 and Samsung is releasing a refresh to a 2011 smartphone. The “Plus” edition of Samsung’s second flagship device houses a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, a 4.3 inch […]

Samsung starts rolling out software update in the UK to fix Exynos security flaw – S3 gets it first

Looks like Samsung isn’t wasting any time in addressing the security flaw found in their Exynos processors after formally acknowledging the issue almost 3 weeks ago. Seems Galaxy S3 owners across the pond are now receiving software update I9300XXELLA over-the-air and via Kies to patch up the vulnerability. While there isn’t solid evidence suggesting as […]

Android 4.0.4 headed to AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S2

 An upgrade to Android 4.0 seemed like as good a place to leave AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S2 as any, but the aging handset isn’t riding off into the sunset without at least one more software update. Owners of the phone started receiving Android 4.0.4 early this morning as an unexpected over-the-air update. The software, which […]

Major security flaw discovered in latest Exynos devices; community cooks up temporary fix as Samsung investigages

Uh-oh — it looks like someone left a rather big hole open in Samsung’s kernel for its latest Exynos-based devices. An exploit has been reported to exist that would allow a malicious application to gain full access to a user’s device. For some reason, several parts of the memory system are open for read/write access […]

Rogers pushing Jelly Bean to HTC One X and more in January

Rogers has updated the release schedule for the Android 4.1 upgrade for several of their top-teir handsets, including the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy Note. January is the month to watch if you own either of those handsets or the Samsung Galaxy S2 LTE, Motorola RAZR HD, and Sony Xperia T. The adjusted schedule […]

Sprint to offer buy-one-get-one free deal on Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, and Galaxy Victory this Friday

If Black Friday deals weren’t enough to sway you, and you’re still looking to gear up the fam with powerful Android devices, might want to take a look at what Sprint will be offering. Turns out some early signage leaked out, showing a nice BOGO (buy-one-get-one) deal on “select” Sammy devices. Let me stop you […]

Samsung Galaxy S2 4G available on Virgin Mobile for $370

Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S3 has been available since summer. Yes, Virgin Mobile’s 4G is still driven through Clearwire’s dying WiMax network. But the Samsung Galaxy S2 is still a great phone and it’s going to be available from Virgin Mobile starting today. The device, simply named Samsung Galaxy S2 4G, will cost you $370, […]