Tag Archive: Galaxy


Cellcom of Wisconsin updates its Samsung Galaxy S Showcase to Gingerbread

Samsung Galaxy S Showcase

Rocking a Samsung Galaxy S Showcase on Cellcom of Wisconsin? (We know you’re out there.) You’ve got a Gingerbread update waiting for you. The Android 2.3.5 changelog reads as follows:

Improved Battery Life: This update more efficiently manages the way your device uses resources while you enjoy your favorite apps, increasing battery life. Downloads Management: A new downloads application provides easy access to view, re-open, delete, and manage files downloaded  [Read More…]

Gingerbread for original Verizon Galaxy Tab rolling out

Verizon Tab Gingerbread

We just told you guys the other day that Verizon was ready to push out Gingerbread to the OG 7-inch Galaxy Tab, and it looks like they have flipped the switch — OTA’s are now rolling out.  With all the new and shiny Android tablets getting built, it’s nice to see the 7-incher wasn’t forgotten by Big Red.  A refresher:

The update is to Android 2.3.5 and will bring:

Improved security  [Read More…]

HTC Sensation and Galaxy S II for T-Mobile get special deals at Costco

Costco T-Mobile

Costco has some nice deals coming if you are you are looking to get into a T-Mobile plan. $ 69.99 will get you unlimited data, talk and text with a bunch free additional features added to that list as well such as T-Mobile TV, games and magazines. The image shows available for select devices but we’re told it is for the HTC Sensation and the Samsung Galaxy S II. As always, a  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus pushed back until after Black Friday?

Samsung-Galaxy-Nexus

As if we’ve not been waiting long enough for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, things seem to be getting a bit more frustrating. After all the hype and speculation we’ve been hearing, the device was finally announced last month. Now that we’ve seen a bit of what the first Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone will be, the next step (and the hardest) is to wait for it to be released.

Well, guys, it  [Read More…]

Breaksclusive: Samsung Galaxy Nexus render with a 4G symbol found lurking on Samsung’s site

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Hey, guess what. If you’ve been trolling around the Android Central Forums for the past day or so — hey, it’s Halloween weekend, but it’s still the place to be — you no doubt know by now that there’s been a Samsung SCH-i515 — you know that as the Verizon version of the Galaxy Nexus — lurking in some source code on Sammy’s site. You’ll also realize that it’s really  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket brings 4G LTE speeds to AT&T

Samsung Skyrocket

Living up to their promise to deliver a 4G LTE handset this year, AT&T announced the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket today. The device will arrive in AT&T company-owned retail stores and online November 6 for $ 249.99 with a two-year commitment.

Just last month AT&T started selling their version of the Galaxy S II, and the new Skyrocket is very similar with a few improvements. In addition to support for  [Read More…]

US Galaxy Nexus to launch after November 17

Samsung-Galaxy-Nexus

Telegraph is reporting that the flagship Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich device, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, will not be launching in the United States until after the European launch on November 17. Telegraph indicated that Samsung confirmed a later US launch at the Galaxy Note launch.

We do have reason to be a tad suspicious of this claim, however. As you may recall, a screenshot taken from Verizon’s internal MAP system  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note hands-on [updated with video]

Samsung Galaxy Note

Is it a phone? Is it a tablet? As smartphones move to sizes of 4.5 inches and beyond, it’s a question we’ve found ourselves asking more and more. The Samsung Galaxy Note is a new “flagship” product which straddles the line between both categories of device. Technically it’s a phone, and you can make calls on it, but the large 5.3-inch 1280×800 display means it’s not a million miles away from  [Read More…]

AT&T gets its first LTE smartphones — the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and HTC Vivid

HTC Vivid

Samsung and AT&T this morning announced the carrier’s first LTE smartphones — the Android 2.3.5-powered Galaxy S II Skyrocket and HTC Vivid.

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket In addition to sporting Gingerbread (and we’d fully expect it to get an update to Ice Cream Sandwich next year), the Skyrocket has a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display at 480×800 reolution, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, an 8MP  [Read More…]

European Galaxy Nexus availability

Galaxy Nexus Europe

Samsung on Thursday gave more details on availability for the Galaxy Nexus in Europe. It’ll be available Nov. 17. Here are details country-by-country:

United Kingdom: O2, Three, SIM-free Ireland: Three France: SFR, SIM-free Germany: Vodafone, O2, SIM-free Italy: TIM, Vodafone, Three, Wind, SIM-free Spain: Vodafone, SIM-free Portugal: Vodafone, SIM-free The Netherlands: SIM-free Belgium: SIM-free Sweden: Telia, Three Austria: A1, Three Slovenia: Mobitel, SiMobil Poland: SIM-free Hungary: Telenor Czech Republic: Vodafone, SIM-free  [Read More…]