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All three Galaxy S II’s together is something to smile about

 US-branded Samsung Galaxy S II

As if the anticipation hadn’t already reached fever-pitch for these oft-teased phones, it looks like we’ve finally gotten conclusive looks at each of the U.S. Samsung Galaxy S II variants.

Aside from the clickable button that’s on the international version, it looks like the only physical differences between the US Galaxy S II’s is the degree of roundness on the corners, with T-Mobile being crowned the roundest.

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T-Mobile Readies For Hurricane Irene, Offers Tips to Consumers

In an effort to prepare for the impending arrival of Hurricane Irene, T-Mobile has begun bulking up their network along the coastal states.  Bringing in battery backup devices,  generators, radio equipment and a host of other tools, T-Mobile is working with a number of state and national offices to help ensure customers don’t run into problems.  What’s more, they are offering up a handful of tips and reminders for  [Read More…]

Motorola Xoom 4G LTE Upgrades to Begin Within the Week?

According to an e-mail received by a Droid Life reader, Motorola is to begin the upgrade process within the next week. As long as you’re a business or government customer that is. According to the e-mail, Motorola is piloting the upgrade process before rolling out to the rest of its customers.

 

Initially it was believed that users would be sending their device back to Verizon for the  [Read More…]

Android Game Review: X-Men

 

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Whenever I think of X-Men, the first thing that comes to mind is the epic intro sequence for the animated series. (Seriously, go look it up if you’ve forgotten about it.) The second thing that comes to mind are the endless quarters I spent at the skating rink playing the X-Men arcade game with three of my less athletically-inclined friends. Having known an official X-Men port was in the Market, I  [Read More…]

As hurricane Irene approaches, FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and other agencies are doing what they can to help the millions of people in its path prepare. FEMA is no stranger to disaster and they have been providing information to the masses for quite some time. FEMA has taken full advantage of technology by creating multiple avenues for people to access the information they need, and today,  [Read More…]

Hurricane Irene pushes Samsung’s U.S. Galaxy S II event to Tuesday

Samsung Galaxy S II event

Just a quick heads up that Samsung has pushed its U.S. Galaxy S II event to Tuesday evening. Originally scheduled for Monday, Hurricane Irene’s little jaunt up the coast made the move necessary (and thanks to Samsung for doing so).

We’ll see you starting at 6 p.m. EST Tuesday evening, folks.

 

Apple Scores a Win Against Samsung in Europe

Apple has scored a European victory against Samsung which could soon see the ban of three devices from the South Korean smart phone maker.  Tentatively set to take effect on October 15th, said ban will block the import of the Galaxy S, SII, and Ace through Amsterdam.

Apple has accused Samsung of violating some of their patents and The Hague Tribunal seems to side with Apple here.  Unless overturned, the  [Read More…]

Deal of the Day: OtterBox Defender Series Case for Samsung Droid Charge

OtterBox Defender Series Case for Samsung Droid Charge

When you think major protection for any smartphone, you think OtterBox. And the Aug. 26 Deal of the Day is the OtterBox Defender Series Case for the Samsung Droid Charge. It’s got three layers of protection — a thermal formed protective clear membrane, a high-impact polycarbonate shell, and a high-quality silicone skin. If that sounds impressive, it’s because it is. And you still have full access  [Read More…]

Google TV finally coming to UK?

 

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So Google TV might not have ever been the most popular product ever launched, but so far only the Americans have had the chance to play with it. The long wait could be at an end for us Brits though, as Eric Schmidt is expected to announce its arrival on UK shores in a speech this evening.

Schmidt is delivering a lecture at  [Read More…]

Qik Premium Service for Android Users

Qik Video has been around for a while now, allowing Android users to video chat and record/share videos for free right from their devices. Now users can enhance their Qik experience with the premium service formerly only available to users of its iOS counterpart. The new service comes with a free 30 day trial for those who prefer not to dive straight into another monthly  [Read More…]