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Samsung Q1 results: phones did well, the rest not so much

Samsung Q1 results: phones did well, the rest not so much

01 May, 2011 | comments (57)

Samsung reported its Q1 results - though the company as a whole saw its operating profit decline by a third, the mobile division posted a modest improvement. In fact, the mobile division was the only one that saw an increase in operating profit...


Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread ROM for Samsung Galaxy S leaks

Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread ROM for Samsung Galaxy S leaks

27 March, 2011 | comments (172)

The official Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update for the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S is out - well, unofficially. We’re still expecting the official update but you could download and install this one right now, at your own risk, of course. The ROM is...


Gingerbread for Galaxy S coming in March, Froyo for Galaxy 3 and 5

Gingerbread for Galaxy S coming in March, Froyo for Galaxy 3 and 5

09 March, 2011 | comments (85)

Samsung Mobile Romania posted on their Facebook page that the I9000 Galaxy S will be getting Gingerbread (after a quick v2.2.1 update), while the I5500 Galaxy 5 and I5800 Galaxy 3 will be served Froyo soon. This move will sure earn Samsung some...


Official Android 2.3.2 update for Samsung I9000 Galaxy S leaks

Official Android 2.3.2 update for Samsung I9000 Galaxy S leaks

01 March, 2011 | comments (36)

Yesterday the official Gingerbread update for the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S leaked in the XDA Developers forum. This means that the Galaxy S will indeed get the Gingerbread treatment, as we reported this weekend. Note that this is the 2.3.2...


Samsung Galaxy S to get updated in Germany and Italy this March

Samsung Galaxy S to get updated in Germany and Italy this March

27 February, 2011 | comments (21)

A tweet from a source close to Samsung Germany says that the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S will soon get a Gingerbread update. Samsung Italy on the other hand says they will be pushing Android 2.2.1 instead. Sounds interesting... Here's the tweet...


Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL to hit Germany (and India) in three days

Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL to hit Germany (and India) in three days

25 February, 2011 | comments (90)

The Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL is just about to hit the shelves in Germany and India. Pre-orders are already accepted and the most eager customers will be able to get their hands on one come Monday. The Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL was announced a three...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


It's official: Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL packs Super Clear LCD screen

It's official: Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL packs Super Clear LCD screen

02 February, 2011 | comments (53)

From rumor to official in no time - the Super Clear LCD packing Samsung I9003 will be called Galaxy SL. It turns out that the display isn't the only change, there are some changes under the hood as well. The Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL has a 4" WVGA...


Samsung I9003 Galaxy S comes with a Super Clear LCD?

Samsung I9003 Galaxy S comes with a Super Clear LCD?

02 February, 2011 | comments (48)

It seems the Samsung I9000 is going the way of the dodo. Rumors say so - the original Galaxy S will obviously be discontinued in favor of the I9003, which is the same phone except for one key difference - the screen. The Samsung I9000 Galaxy S...


Samsung reports Q4 2010 results, confirms dual-core Galaxy S2

Samsung reports Q4 2010 results, confirms dual-core Galaxy S2

28 January, 2011 | comments (36)

Samsung just published its financial report for the last quarter of 2010 and the full fiscal year and things are looking pretty good for the second largest cell-phone manufacturer. The telecom division has generated some $10.9 billion of revenue and...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Samsung sells a total of 10 million Galaxy S phones

Samsung sells a total of 10 million Galaxy S phones

03 January, 2011 | comments (166)

Samsung is doing more than well with the Galaxy S fella. The originally Android 2.1-running smartphone has entered the pockets of more than 10 million users around the world and is continuing to conquer even more market share. Samsung...


Android 2.3 code released, Gingerbread ported to Galaxy S

Android 2.3 code released, Gingerbread ported to Galaxy S

19 December, 2010 | comments (66)

The Android 2.3 a.k.a. Gingerbread source code has just been made available for everyone interested. Meanwhile the Google Nexus S Gingerbread has been ported to the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S. Android 2.3 arrived a couple of weeks ago and as of 16...


LG B is a maybe-official droid, with a Retina-beating display

LG B is a maybe-official droid, with a Retina-beating display

17 December, 2010 | comments (129)

LG is on a roll - just a day after the LG Optimus 2X powerhouse went official, LG officially confirmed the existence of LG B. It's a super-thin droid with a screen that might turn out better than both Retina and SuperAMOLED. The LG B first showed...


Skype for Android updated, becomes Galaxy S compatible

Skype for Android updated, becomes Galaxy S compatible

15 December, 2010 | comments (55)

The Android version of the popular Skype app was first launched only a couple of months ago and now we can welcome its first major update which makes Skype for Android fully compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S devices out there and allows you to...


White color version of Samsung Galaxy S launched in Germany

White color version of Samsung Galaxy S launched in Germany

13 December, 2010 | comments (79)

The white color version of the highly popular Samsung I9000 Galaxy S hit the Spanish and UK markets some time ago and now, right on time for Christmas, the white device is ready to start selling over in Germany as well. The casing color put...


Google Nexus S up for pre-order in the UK, will set you back £550

Google Nexus S up for pre-order in the UK, will set you back £550

11 December, 2010 | comments (164)

Brits can now pre-order the sophomore Google smartphone - the Google Nexus S. It will be the first ever phone to run Android 2.3 Gingerbread and Google has its eye on the future with this one with NFC built-in and a unique curved display. The...


Google Maps for Mobile 5 sports 3D view and offline mode

Google Maps for Mobile 5 sports 3D view and offline mode

7 December, 2010 | comments (60)

Google Maps for Mobile 5 just got previewed on stage today and as it turns out, it will bring major changes to how GMaps looks and works on mobile devices. Some of the additions are 3D view, offline mode and new multitouch gestures. The graphics...


Samsung I9020 a.k.a. Nexus S is the next Google phone?

Samsung I9020 a.k.a. Nexus S is the next Google phone?

12 November, 2010 | comments (101)

The rumors on the upcoming Samsung-made Nexus 2 a.k.a. Nexus S have just been reborn. The first hands-on shots of the smartphone have just surfaced and so have some details on it, thanks to the FCC website. The next-gen Nexus phone was first...


Samsung Gingerbread droid with 4.5-inch screen, 1080p video?

Samsung Gingerbread droid with 4.5-inch screen, 1080p video?

12 November, 2010 | comments (125)

Rumors can never be fully trusted but they often talk of phones that make geeks drool. The unnamed Samsung that entered rumorland today offers 1080p video recording, 4.5-inch display and 1.2GHz processor - or so the story goes. Leaked slides,...


Froyo update rolling out for Galaxy S in the UK, Apollo is next

Froyo update rolling out for Galaxy S in the UK, Apollo is next

5 November, 2010 | comments (133)

Samsung may have hit a snag with the Android 2.2 Froyo update for the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S, but that has been sorted out and the update is already rolling out in the UK. And it was about time - with Android 2.3 and 3.0 looming on the horizon....


Samsung Galaxy S is the first Wi-Fi Direct certified phone

Samsung Galaxy S is the first Wi-Fi Direct certified phone

4 November, 2010 | comments (86)

The Samsung I9000 Galaxy S can add another highlight to its connectivity spec list - Wi-Fi Direct. Wi-Fi Direct is a very new technology and the Galaxy S is among the first devices to support it - and certainly the first phone in the short...