11/22/2011, Last week we reported about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 getting a botched update that disabled WiFi on many devices. Well now it looks like Samsung has fixed the issue because the company has started pushing out a new update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 today. The update will be rolling out over the air, so folks who didn’t grab the previous update and still have working WiFi, updating […]
11/22/2011, I guess predicting when a device is going to be released to the masses is somewhat similar in certain ways as predicting the weather – there are telltale signs, and just as ominous looking clouds roll over town signals an impending shower or perhaps even a thunderstorm, so too, does a device’s appearance at the FCC pave the way for a release that is imminent. One of the most recent […]
11/22/2011, In the spirit of a potential white Christmas, T-Mobile has revealed their plans to offer the Samsung Galaxy S2 in white. No word on when it will be available. According to both Samsung and T-Mobile it will be arriving “in the coming weeks”, so let’s hope that they will be sticking to that schedule and that it will be available in time for the holidays. Apart from its new paint […]
11/22/2011, A couple of weeks ago the Samsung Illusion popped up in Verizon’s infocenter, and now Big Red has officially announced the phone to the public. Arriving in time for Thanksgiving, this Android device is targeted at the budget-minded folk looking to pick up a smartphone. The Samsung Illusion packs a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird SoC (found on the original Galaxy S), a 3.5″ (480 x 320) display, 3.0-megapixel camera, Android 2.3 […]
11/22/2011, So you just splurged on a new smartphone, but now that you’ve seen the Amazon Kindle Fire you can’t help but wish you saved for that instead. Well not to worry because it seems that a way has been discovered by XDA forum members that would allow you to transplant the Kindle Fire onto the original Samsung Galaxy Tab.
11/22/2011, While Sony and Logitech are done with Google TV, it looks like Google is picking up new partners to continue its TV-platform. LG was previously rumored to be in, and now there are reports of Samsung wanting a piece of the action as well. Samsung’s president of digital media business, Yoon Book-keun had mentioned to reporters that Google and Samsung are currently in the final stages of their talks. No […]
11/21/2011, Unholy unions seem to be the most interesting combinations – i.e. Android and Flash running on an iPhone, which we’ve covered before in the past. Well, a developer has decided to go the distance with his latest creation – by installing Mac OS X Lion on his Samsung Series 7 tablet. Considering the situation the two companies are in at the moment (trying to get each other’s products banned in […]
11/21/2011, When Google unveiled its Chromebook in May at Google I/O, two models were shown, the Samsung WiFi model, made available on June 15th for $449 ($449 Wifi+ 3G) and the Acer model, sold for $349. Today, Samsung is introducing a new black version of its Wi-Fi only Samsung Chromebook Series 5, and both Samsung and Acer models will be available online from Amazon, Best Buy and TigerDirect starting at $299. […]
11/21/2011, The next-gen Samsung Exynos 4412 has been announced as a dual-core chip back in September, but a recent code check-in description from Samsung suggests that a quad-core version of the chip is coming. ” This patch adds Samsung EXYNOS4412 SoC support. The EXYNOS4412 integrates a ARM Cortex A9 quad-core.” the description from Changhwan Youn and Kukjin Kim (both work for Samsung) says.
11/21/2011, In conjunction with the upcoming winter holidays, those of you who were thinking about picking up the LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S2 aka the Galaxy S2 Skyrocket will be able to pick one up with a matching coat of white paint – assuming AT&T announces the phone in time. The folks over at Pocketnow managed to get their hands on some press shots of the Galaxy S2 Skyrocket in white as […]
11/21/2011, Looking forward to some giant OLED displays next year? Well there have been reports that display manufacturers, LG and Samsung, are set to debut 55” OLED displays during CES 2012. To further corroborate this possibility, LG Display’s CEO Kwon Young-soo told reporters back in July that the company was shifting development away from smaller and unprofitable OLED displays to 55” models. OLED displays tend to produce fantastic colors and use […]
11/21/2011, While those living in Europe may have gotten their hands on the Galaxy Nexus before those of us in the states, it seems that their joy may be short lived as a recent audio bug has popped up affecting those in Europe on the GSM 900MHz band. The problem here seems to be that the handset’s volume control has gotten a mind of its own, as it jumps back and […]
11/21/2011, The Samsung Galaxy S2 is less than a year old, and rumors of its sequel are already starting to surface. According to the folks over at Android and Me who were tipped off by some sources, the Samsung Galaxy S3 will be powered by the Exynos 4412: a 32nm quad-core designed with ARM Cortex-A9 cores running at up to 1.5GHz. The chip was recently spotted in the Linux Kernel archives […]
11/18/2011, The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is already available to our friends in the UK, but somehow on this side of the world nobody seems to have any clue to when we can get our hands on the device. Well, more rumors about the phone’s release date have surfaced and this time we’re looking at a December 8th launch. According to a couple of photographs showing Verizon internal documents, we’ll be seeing […]