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Samsung just opened the world’s largest phone manufacturing plant

The factory is capable of producing 120 million phones each year.

In Noida, India, Samsung formally opened up a brand-new smartphone manufacturing plant on Monday, July 9. According to Samsung, it’s the largest phone factory on the planet.

The factory will be used to produce both flagship smartphones and budget ones that cost under $ 100, and during a single year, Samsung says it’ll be able to produce up to 120 million handsets.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets ‘opened’

Unlocked

It’s not “rooting,” it’s openness

— Nick Kralevich, Android security engineer

There’s a bit of brouhaha on the Internet today about the Samsung Galaxy Nexus being “rooted.”  While I applaud the gentlemen who take the time to build binaries needed to flash the superuser/switchuser files to the GNexus, I think it’s more important to re-visit something from the past.  Namely, you don’t need to exploit a Nexus device to root it.  The  [Read More…]

Best Buy makes good after customer’s already opened Epic 4G Touch gives him the bird

Best Buy Epic 4G Touch picture

Android Central Forums member remii picked up his shiny new Samsung Galaxy S II Sprint Epic 4G Touch (hereafter referred to as the SGSIIE4GT for short) at a Best Buy in Riverside, Calif., only to find that it wasn’t quite as pristine as you might expect, with the box apparently already opened and the phone’s camera having been … tested. Here’s the story in remii’s words:

So I walked  [Read More…]