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Samsung I9000 Galaxy S gets the official Froyo treatment

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S gets the official Froyo treatment

15 October, 2010 | comments (262)

One of the coolest smartphones currently in existence just got even cooler. Samsung is already seeding the Android 2.2 Froyo update to I9000 Galaxy S units in selected markets and worldwide availability should come in the following days. So head...


Froyo update for Samsung I9000 Galaxy S delayed until October

Froyo update for Samsung I9000 Galaxy S delayed until October

22 September, 2010 | comments (139)

If you were counting the days until the Froyo update hits the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S we have some bad news - you’ll have to count longer than expected. The update has been delayed in Spain and India and possibly other regions too. There’s no...


HTC Desire HD gets benchmarked, its ROM ported to the HD2

HTC Desire HD gets benchmarked, its ROM ported to the HD2

19 September, 2010 | comments (66)

The first benchmarks of the HTC Desire HD are in - and it crushes the Nexus One in CPU and graphics performance. Also the ROM was dumped and is already running on an HTC HD2, with the latest Sense UI goodies. The HTC Desire HD is powered by a...


Samsung Galaxy S now getting Froyo, a million sold in the US

Samsung Galaxy S now getting Froyo, a million sold in the US

30 August, 2010 | comments (61)

After the several leaked Froyo updates for the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S we can finally welcome the first supplied via the Samsung KIES desktop software. Meanwhile, the company announced it's sold over a million units of the various Galaxy S...


EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe

EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe

16 August, 2010 | comments (202)

The EISA awards are out and the winners are not that unexpected. Apple, Samsung and even Sony Ericsson snatched awards in the Mobile Devices panel. There's also the traditional green award. The European Smartphone 2010-2011 award goes to the...


Samsung Galaxy S lands in two more countries, Brazil and China

Samsung Galaxy S lands in two more countries, Brazil and China

05 August, 2010 | comments (46)

Samsung Galaxy S made it to Brazil and it seems that along the way it has picked up a strange appendix pointing from its top. Yup, it's a digital TV antenna. Unlike the other Galaxy S versions spread around the globe, the Brazilian Galaxy S comes...


Nokia N8 to hit it off in Spain and UK too, a white Galaxy S as well

Nokia N8 to hit it off in Spain and UK too, a white Galaxy S as well

02 August, 2010 | comments (168)

Nokia N8 is coming soon. Apparently, the phone will start selling at the end of August in the UK and maybe even sooner in Spain. In the meantime, the Samsung Galaxy S is getting a white paint job. Who saw that coming? A white color version of the...


Samsung Q2 2010 financial report is out, growth slows down a bit

Samsung Q2 2010 financial report is out, growth slows down a bit

30 July, 2010 | comments (13)

After the impressive start of the year Samsung's growth slowed down a tad during the second quarter of the year. Nevertheless, the financial report shows that the company is still doing quite fine and situation is expected to get even better in the...

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Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.2 Froyo update leaks

Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.2 Froyo update leaks

28 July, 2010 | comments (93)

The Samsung I9000 Galaxy S is expecting its Android v2.2 (a.k.a. Froyo) update sometime in September but if you're too eager to taste the Froyo, you can do it right away since an official Galaxy S test firmware packing Android v2.2 has just leaked....


Rumored Samsung Galaxy Q packs Froyo, 8MP cam, QWERTY

Rumored Samsung Galaxy Q packs Froyo, 8MP cam, QWERTY

27 July, 2010 | comments (44)

Standby for the latest breaking news from this side of the Galaxy - rumor has it that Samsung is working on a Galaxy Q phone. Details are a bit murky but a 3-inch SuperAMOLED, a QWERTY keyboard and Froyo treatment are enough to get our...


Antennagate goes on: it is Samsung's turn to speak

Antennagate goes on: it is Samsung's turn to speak

23 July, 2010 | comments (229)

The story goes on. Samsung did say something about the Antennagate but their official statement on that matter never showed up. Up until now. Here it is. It just can't get any more official and clear than that! Click to enlarge This is a...


Motorola MILESTONE XT720 and Samsung Captivate hit it off, Motorola CHARM gets delayed

Motorola MILESTONE XT720 and Samsung Captivate hit it off, Motorola CHARM gets delayed

19 July, 2010 | comments (25)

The Motorola MILESTONE XT720 has just started shipping in the UK, while the Samsung Captivate is now available with AT&T in the US. In the same time, T-Mobile will obviously delay the recently announced Motorola CHARM up until the end of...


Samsung Galaxy Beam hits Singapore shelves on 17 July

Samsung Galaxy Beam hits Singapore shelves on 17 July

09 July, 2010 | comments (38)

Is the rise of pico-projector phones starting? Samsung is having a second go at it with their Android-powered Samsung I8520 Galaxy Beam, which is going on sale in Singapore starting next Saturday (their first attempt was the Samsung i7410). The...


Samsung Captivate (Galaxy S) coming to AT&T on 18 July

Samsung Captivate (Galaxy S) coming to AT&T on 18 July

09 July, 2010 | comments (22)

Here's they come, the Galaxy S phones. AT&T just announced pricing and target availability for their version, the Samsung i897 Captivate, and it will beat the T-Mobile version by a few days and will probably become the first Galaxy S to hit the...


Samsung Galaxy S to launch on T-Mobile USA as Vibrant, for $200

Samsung Galaxy S to launch on T-Mobile USA as Vibrant, for $200

28 June, 2010 | comments (30)

The rumors were true - a Galaxy S is launching on T-Mobile USA on July 21st. The Samsung Vibrant, 'a Galaxy S phone', is equivalent to the I9000 Galaxy S in specs though it comes preloaded with some goodies. The Samsung Vibrant specs should be...


Samsung Galaxy S arrives at AT&T as the Samsung Captivate

Samsung Galaxy S arrives at AT&T as the Samsung Captivate

18 June, 2010 | comments (92)

It's been a little while since rumors on an upcoming T-Mobile USA branded Samsung Galaxy S started circulating and now it turned out that AT&T will be the first US carrier to get its own Galaxy S, the Captivate, which has just been officially...


Samsung announces I5800 Galaxy 3, shows off other droids too

Samsung announces I5800 Galaxy 3, shows off other droids too

15 June, 2010 | comments (15)

Samsung brought the whole Galactic Federation to CommunicAsia - they showed off four Galaxy phones, which of course run Android. Okay, we've seen three of them before but there's a new one and we get more info on some old acquaintances. The new...


Samsung to unveil Wave 2, Wave 2 Pro and Omnia Pro 4 tomorrow

Samsung to unveil Wave 2, Wave 2 Pro and Omnia Pro 4 tomorrow

14 June, 2010 | comments (57)

The first Bada phone - Wave - has just hit the market, but Samsung is already preparing its successors. Wave 2 and the QWERTY-packed Wave 2 Pro will be unveiled tomorrow along with Windows-based Omnia Pro 4. There is no information on any of...


Rumored Samsung I5801 coming soon to UK as the Galaxy Apollo

Rumored Samsung I5801 coming soon to UK as the Galaxy Apollo

13 June, 2010 | comments (35)

Surprisingly, without any announcement, a teaser of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Apollo showed up on Samsung UK website. It is even more intriguing that Orange UK has already listed it as "Coming soon". Apparently, the Galaxy Apollo is actually the...


Samsung Galaxy S arrives at Vodafone UK on 15 June

Samsung Galaxy S arrives at Vodafone UK on 15 June

11 June, 2010 | comments (49)

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S is now available for pre-order in Vodafone UK. You can get one free on 2-year contract starting out at 35 pounds plan. The date is 15 June. A week ago we announced the launch of Samsung Galaxy S throughout Europe however...