Tag Archive: Early


A lucky reader gets a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 early from Best Buy

Tab 8.9

We just got this from a reader who wishes to remain anonymous — it’s his very own Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 courtesy of Best Buy (see our hands-on here).  It seems that his Tab 10.1 had a manufacturing defect, and when he went to Best Buy to return it they inadvertantly grabbed an 8.9-incher from the stockroom and handed it over.  We know Best Buy is already taking pre-orders for the slightly  [Read More…]

Early CyanogenMod 7 test build now available for LG Optimus 3D and Thrill 4G

CM7 on Optimus 3D

Owners of LG’s Optimus 3D (and the AT&T variant, the Thrill 4G) wanting to try some new, exotic software will welcome today’s release of an early version of popular custom firmware CyanogenMod by developer Ricardo Cerquiera.

The “self-KANG” build is based on CyanogenMod 7.1 and Android 2.3.5, giving Optimus 3D owners their first taste of Gingerbread. A word of warning though — it’s still a very early version, so bugs  [Read More…]

Sprint stores selling the Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch a little early?

Epic Touch 4G

That blurry little slice of heaven you see here is the Samsung Galaxy S Epic 4G Touch, Esq. (See what we did there?) And it apparently is in the hands of Android Central Forums member Atomicvoice, who managed to get one out of his local Sprint store today after they called and told him to come pick it up.

Nobody’s saying which store this was. But if you can’t possibly wait  [Read More…]

Early CyanogenMod 7 builds for HTC Sensation and EVO 3D now available

CM7

After a week or so of teasers, unofficial builds of CyanogenMod 7 are now available for the HTC Sensation and HTC EVO 3D.  You won’t find these n the source tree just yet, and there’s no word on when they will be merged and join the nightlies so many love to flash, but if you’re up for an Alpha sneak-peek of CM7 on your new 4.3-inch HTC beauty, now is your chance.

Installing  [Read More…]

CONFIRMED: Google TV coming to Europe early next year

google-tv-gtv

Rumors emerged earlier today suggested that Google would introduce GoogleTV to the UK in the next six months. In his Mac Taggart lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt confirmed that GTV is coming to not only the UK, but much of Europe as well.

“We expect Google TV to launch in Europe  [Read More…]