Android Overload: Samsung Sells 50 Million Galaxy S1’s and S2’s, T-Mobile Argues Verizon’s Network is Less Efficient, and More


Some big changes coming your way but first, kick up your feet and take a load off with the Android Overload. This is the place where you get to follow the links around the net on all the stories that didn’t make it onto our front page (but we’re sure some of you will find interesting). Take a look around and tell me what you think.

  • Samsung sells 50 million Galaxy S and S2’s. Galaxy Notes reach 7 million in sales. [Press Release]
  • Meizu begins selling refurbished MX (RE). Now available in China for ¥1999. [Meizu]
  • Verizon releases Viewdini — a TV Guide type app — for Android. [Play Store Link]
  • T-Mobile argues Verizon’s network is the least efficient. T-Mobile comes out on top. [GigaOM]
  • WiFi Alliance creates Miracast wireless display certification program. [Engadget]
  • Official videos for Sony Xperia Arco S and Xperia Go uploaded to YouTube. [PocketDroid]
  • Google bids for new domains such as .lol and .google. (Google.google?) [Google]
  • BlackBerry Playbook 2.1.0 update adds better compatibility for Android apps. [RIM]


Chris Chavez
I've been obsessed with consumer technology for about as long as I can remember, be it video games, photography, or mobile devices. If you can plug it in, I have to own it. Preparing for the day when Android finally becomes self-aware and I get to welcome our new robot overlords.

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  1. Eh, I think I’ll start sticking with the verge for my all things tech needs… these guys lag behind majorly.

    1. I said the same the other day. Might stick with AC, TB, and Google News once I break outta the habit of visiting Phandroid first.

    2. I took verge off my favorites and never looked back. Horrible layout and horribly biased articles. But I do agree with you in that Phandroid has a lot to change.

      It’s old dated look
      +More articles per hour
      +More articles on weekend
      become no1 android site

      1. All new app = done

        All new site = soon :)

        1. Hope you know you guys are not even on my favorites, you’re on my bookmark bar hehe. (chrome) appreciate the news!

  2. Tmobile sucks wtf do they know?

    1. Perhaps they’ve seen the stories where Verizon’s network is having issues within the last year? LTE outages do hurt efficiency.

  3. I hope the galaxy s 3 does just as well!

  4. The TMO bashing VZW link is not working

  5. Perhaps something like “http://images.google/” ???

  6. TMo is letting people go right and left so they can “afford” to mimic the technology that VZW is perfecting for the rest of the mobile world, they really shouldn’t be bashing them. They have the cheaper price points, they should just rest on that laurel.

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