Tag Archive: Samsung


Samsung SCH-i515 passes through Bluetooth SIG; Droid Prime confirmed?

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For quite some time now, rumors pertaining to the first Ice Cream Sandwich device have been progressing in an orderly fashion. Specs, a model number, the launch name and a release window seemed to have been all but officially announced. Until yesterday. BGR first broke the news on Monday that the first Ice Cream Sandwich device may not be the Nexus everyone was expecting.

According to a “close source” of BGR’s  [Read More…]

Samsung I9220 Found Getting Wi-Fi Certification

A Samsung GT-I9220 has been spied on the Wi-Fi Certification website this week, confirming the model as being legit and part of the handset maker’s short term roadmap. According to details uncovered by OLED-Display, the Samsung GT-I9220 will feature a Super Amoled HD display with a 326ppi and a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Additional specifications rumored for the handset include Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread, a dual-core 1.4GHz processor, and 8-megapixel  [Read More…]

Rogers bringing the LTE equipped Samsung Galaxy S II to Canada

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With Samsung having now officially announced the LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, Rogers in Canada has wasted no time in letting folks know they will be one of the first carriers with the device. While Rogers LTE coverage at this point is still rather limited, come Sept 28 it will be expanding;

Customers in Toronto and Ottawa can be among the first in the world to experience  [Read More…]

Samsung Mesmerize Gingerbread update now available

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Well — that didn’t take long. It was only yesterday we let you all know that the Samsung Mesmerize would be getting Gingerbread rolled out to it shortly. At the time, we didn’t know when exactly but apparently US Cellular did and in fact — it’s rolling out now. If you’re looking for the full details you can check out the source link below, otherwise head on into the Samsung Mesmerize forums  [Read More…]

Samsung U.S. Galaxy S II liveblog

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The day has finally come, folks. Tonight, we get full details on Samsung’s U.S. Galaxy S II lineup. Of course, we’ve got a pretty good idea of what to expect, but there’s nothing like having your feet on the ground and your hands on the hardware.

That is, unless you were hoping for an official Verizon Galaxy S II, of course.

So join us here in this very post starting at 6 p.m.  [Read More…]

Samsung i515 Gets Bluetooth Certification, Confirms “Prime” Rumors

A Samsung handset carrying the model number of SCH-I515 was found in the Bluetooth SIG yesterday, adding credibility to whispers of a ‘Prime’ device. Whether or not it’s going to be called the Nexus Prime or Droid Prime remains to be seen however the rumored October launch ensures we’ll find out more in short order. The description tells us that this is a CDMA device headed to North America,  [Read More…]

Cricket Wireless to Offer Samsung Vitality with Muve Music Service

Cricket Wireless looks to be hopping onto the same train as U.S. Cellular and MetroPCS, offering a new mid-range Samsung handset. Known as the Vitality, specifications include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, an 800MHz processor, 3.5-inch HVGA display, and 3.2-megapixel camera. If this sounds a little bit like the Samsung Admire then you’d be more than a little bit correct. According to Engadget, the Vitality will come with the Cricket’s Muve  [Read More…]

Samsung and LG being urged to ditch Android?

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It seems South Korean-based Samsung and LG are being urged to dump Android. The Motley Fool reports that the two companies have been asked by the government of South Korea to ditch Android in favor of joining with a “coalition of other South Korean companies” building their own mobile operating system.

In the long term, we cannot go on like this by solely relying on Google.Deputy Commerce MinisterSouth Korean Government

It  [Read More…]

[RUMOR] Samsung DROID Prime to be first Ice Cream Sandwich device, exclusive to Verizon

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The Nexus Prime rumor mill is up and at it again.  BGR is reporting that the flagship Ice Cream Sandwich device will not be a Nexus device at all. Instead, the hotly-anticipated device will be launched in October as the Samsung DROID Prime.

For those hoping the next platform flagship device would come to multiple carriers, we have some bad news for you; the DROID Prime will be a Verizon exclusive  [Read More…]

One-of-a-kind Verizon Samsung Galaxy S II not found on Amazon [the old switcheroo]

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Take a look at the picture you see here.  Clear your head and take a long hard look at it (we’ll wait).  See it yet?  I’ll give a hint — it’s not a Samsung Galaxy S II with a big juicy Verizon logo up top, no matter how bad we all wanted it to be.  When we read the caption attached to this picture uploaded at Amazon, things start to make some  [Read More…]