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Verizon Galaxy Nexus finally on sale, costs $299.99 on a contract

Verizon Galaxy Nexus finally on sale, costs $299.99 on a contract

15 December, 2011 | comments (21)

Itís finally happening, guys! The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is finally available on the US largest carrier, Verizon. The Android top dog can now be purchased with next day shipping from both the Verizon on Amazon websites in the US. The asking price...


Android ICS ROM for Galaxy S II leaks, T-Mo's S II gets an update

Android ICS ROM for Galaxy S II leaks, T-Mo's S II gets an update

14 December, 2011 | comments (53)

There are some exciting software news about the Samsung Galaxy S II - an Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) ROM leaked for the international version of the phone and T-Mobile USA's phone is getting an update that adds Wi-Fi calling right now. The ICS...


Samsung planning to launch the dual-SIM version of Galaxy Y Pro

Samsung planning to launch the dual-SIM version of Galaxy Y Pro

14 December, 2011 | comments (49)

We received an anonymous tip today with a picture of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos, a dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Y Pro. Unfortunately for us, there was no additional information regarding the phone so we'll just go out on a limb...


Samsung beats its 2010 record, sells 300 million phones in 2011

Samsung beats its 2010 record, sells 300 million phones in 2011

12 December, 2011 | comments (106)

Samsung execs can pop the champagne early - in 2011, they sold more phones than they've sold ever before, a cool 300 million units. That's up from 280 million in 2010, which itself was a big improvement over 2009. The South Korean company is...

Tags: Samsung, Android, Misc


Samsung launches white Galaxy S II HD LTE for South Korea

Samsung launches white Galaxy S II HD LTE for South Korea

09 December, 2011 | comments (67)

Back in September Samsung announced it would release their flagship Galaxy S II device in new flavors. The South Korean exclusive Galaxy S II LTE and the Galaxy S II HD LTE were just released on the local market and guess what, they now have white...


Samsung Wave 525 and 533 wonít be updated to bada 2.0

Samsung Wave 525 and 533 wonít be updated to bada 2.0

07 December, 2011 | comments (66)

Bad news, Wave 525 and 533 owners. Despite previously confirming that all Wave devices will receive the juicy bada 2.0 update, current turn of events have put the Wave 525 and Wave 533 out of the game. That's because Samsung has grouped all...


Verizon Galaxy Nexus to sell for $299.99 on two-year contract

Verizon Galaxy Nexus to sell for $299.99 on two-year contract

06 December, 2011 | comments (20)

The Verizon Galaxy Nexus rumor train is going at full speed. Today we got a new story about the pricing of the Android Ice Cream Sandwich pioneer on the big red US network. Wall Street Journal has it that, despite earlier rumors pointing at a...


Samsung SCH-W999 is a 2xCore, 2xSIM, 2xScreen droid

Samsung SCH-W999 is a 2xCore, 2xSIM, 2xScreen droid

05 December, 2011 | comments (48)

In collaboration with China Telecom, Samsung has unveiled the SCH-W999 Android smartphone. It's a clamshell phone with two 3.5-inchers of WVGA resolution - one on the inside and one on the outside. Both screens are of the SuperAMOLED variety too,...


Samsung demos a transparent flexible AMOLED on video

Samsung demos a transparent flexible AMOLED on video

05 December, 2011 | comments (72)

We didn't need much convincing to believe that flexible and transparent screens have a great future. Smartphones and tablets these days are about the touch experience and any updates done to the screen itself have a great potential to improve the...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Nexus i515 on display in New York

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Nexus i515 on display in New York

05 December, 2011 | comments (9)

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been flaunting its 720p SuperAMOLED screen in shop windows in the US for a couple of weeks now, but that's the GSM version only. Those who want 4G LTE connectivity on Verizon's network are still waiting - now they have a...


Apple once offered Samsung a chance to license iOS patent

Apple once offered Samsung a chance to license iOS patent

05 December, 2011 | comments (44)

A couple of days ago we saw that Apple lost the chance to get an injunction against Samsung in the US. According to the court, the reason was that Apple could not prove sufficiently well that Samsung infringing on their patents is causing them...


Galaxy Nexus hits Vodafone UK, 4G version coming to the US 12.12

Galaxy Nexus hits Vodafone UK, 4G version coming to the US 12.12

02 December, 2011 | comments (23)

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is now available at Vodafone UK stores for free starting from 41 quid on a two year deal. Meanwhile in the US the 4G LTE Galaxy Nexus for Verizon has been spotted on an alleged BestBuy inventory shot and rumored to appear in...


Google releases Galaxy Nexus stock image for easy reinstall

Google releases Galaxy Nexus stock image for easy reinstall

02 December, 2011 | comments (14)

Google has released a factory image for its pure-blood Galaxy Nexus GSM/HSDPA+ device and made it available to anyone. The image can be used to easily recover the stock Ice Cream Sandwich software on the Galaxy Nexus in case of a manipulation...


What's the deal with Carrier IQ and what it means to you

What's the deal with Carrier IQ and what it means to you

02 December, 2011 | comments (51)

A lot has been said about Carrier IQ in the past few days. For those who are not aware, Carrier IQ is a company based in Mountain View, California and provides mobile analytic services for smartphones to the wireless industry. So why is it the news...


White Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket coming these days

White Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket coming these days

01 December, 2011 | comments (18)

AT&T and Samsung just announced that a white version of the 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is to make its way to the stores for the holiday season. This is a great opportunity if you want to get your hands on the 4G monster, but black is just...


Galaxy Nexus to get Adobe's Flash Player in December

Galaxy Nexus to get Adobe's Flash Player in December

30 November, 2011 | comments (27)

Paid a pile of cash for the top-notch Galaxy Nexus? Found out there is no Flash support for you? Donít worry, according to Adobe, itís coming in a few weeks. Surely it was disappointing to discover that the Googleís latest and greatest has no...


Samsung announces the Exynos 5250 2GHz chipset, is super fast

Samsung announces the Exynos 5250 2GHz chipset, is super fast

30 November, 2011 | comments (96)

Here is the piece of news many people have been waiting for. Samsung has just announced the chipset which will go in its high-end tablets and smartphones. Dubbed the Exynos 5250, this latest SoC is the successor of the massively successful Exynos...


Korean Galaxy Nexus to have an extended 2,000mAh battery

Korean Galaxy Nexus to have an extended 2,000mAh battery

30 November, 2011 | comments (31)

If you were worried about the battery life on the Galaxy Nexus then you can stop worrying, at least if you're in Korea. Because Samsung has decided to treat its motherland with an extended battery pack. The Korean version of the Galaxy Nexus...


LTE-packing Samsung Galaxy Note goes live in Korea

LTE-packing Samsung Galaxy Note goes live in Korea

29 November, 2011 | comments (19)

Samsung announced a second version of its Galaxy Note phoneblet that will be hitting its homeland. The Korean edition of the 5.3" droid will be carrying an LTE radio, adding ultra-fast network data to the already juicy specs sheet. The 4G...


Samsung S8600 Wave 3 launches globally today, live pics inside

Samsung S8600 Wave 3 launches globally today, live pics inside

28 November, 2011 | comments (53)

Today Samsung announced that its new Bada flagship, the S8600 Wave 3 is hitting the shelves around the world. The smartphone, which was announced at the end of August is making its market debut just in time for the holiday shopping spree. Samsung...