Galaxy S2 Gets Marshmallow, Sort Of

Android smartphones usually don’t receive major software updates two years after they’ve arrived on the market. That’s because the hardware is often not compatible with the new software so it really makes so sense to support outdated devices. However, many users still hold on to their new devices because not everybody buys a new handset every year. If you’ve still holding on to the Galaxy S2 then you’ll like to […]


Dutch Court Upholds Sales Ban On Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy Ace

Apple and Samsung have been fighting a legal battle for the past few years. There are times when Apple gains the upperhand, and there are times when Samsung gains the upperhand. However it seems that over in the Netherlands, the Dutch courts have decided to uphold their original ruling from back in 2011 which saw the Galaxy S2 and the Galaxy Ace banned from being sold in the country. Apple’s […]


Samsung Galaxy S2 Burns 7-Year Old Girl

An exploding smartphone is not something that we have not heard of before, that is for sure, and in yet another case, we have 7-year old Ariana Aitzhan who now has a fear of smartphones after her Samsung Galaxy S2 actually burst into flames as she was having some fun in the garden, just like how any other girl of her age would.


Samsung Galaxy S2 Might Not Receive Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Due To TouchWiz Issues

The Samsung Galaxy S2 is definitely a legendary handset for Samsung, where it really pushed Samsung to the forefront of the smartphone market, being a decent challenger to the iPhone’s dominance at that point in time. Over the years, this handset has managed to keep up with the software update cycles, even when the Galaxy S3, and subsequently, the Samsung Galaxy S4 were released. Well, it does seem as though […]


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Android 4.1.2 Update For AT&T Galaxy S2 Released

Android 4.1.2 update for AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH-I777 finally rolling out today. The update is currently available through Samsung Kies only.


T-Mobile Galaxy S2 Gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

If you are still rocking on to your old faithful, the smartphone that is better known as the Samsung Galaxy S2, then those of you who are subscribers of T-Mobile and owners of the handset might want to take note that T-Mobile has already updated the Galaxy S2 support page earlier this morning, where Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean has been made available. Of course, this particular update will remain an […]


Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100P, Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Start To Receive Android Jelly Bean

A number of Samsung manufactured devices have been slowly getting the Android Jelly Bean treatment over the past few months as the Galaxy Note, Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Express have all received their respective updates. Two Samsung Android devices which were introduced nearly two years ago are starting to receive Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean today: The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 and the Galaxy S2 i9100P. In the case of the Galaxy […]


Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100G) Owners In Canada Get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

If you happen to live in the Great White North, you would have read about how the Galaxy Note 2 has received the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update already recently, and owners of the Galaxy S2 can now rejoice, as their handset, too, will be on the receiving end of this highly anticipated update, at least according to the good people over at SamMobile. Apparently, there were some reports trickling […]


Galaxy S2 In Korea Gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

Hmmm, first our friends living in the Great White North received the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for their Galaxy Note 2, and here we are with word that the very same update will be hitting the Korean version of the Galaxy S2, also known as SHW-M250 if model numbers are your cup of tea. For starters, here is a little bit of history for those who are interested. The […]


Samsung Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update Rolling Out Today

Samsung announced last week it would be rolling out an update to its Galaxy S2 some time next month, but it looks like things went better than they expected as the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is being rolled out today. Today’s update will bring many features already found in the Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S3 such as better notifications, a customizable home screen, improved Google Search, Google Now, […]


Samsung Galaxy S2 To Receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update In February

For those of you who have managed to resist upgrading your smartphone to the Samsung Galaxy S3 from the Samsung Galaxy S2, here is some good news for you – in the month of February, you would be able to receive the official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S2, now how about that? According to the folks over at CNet, a Samsung spokesperson claimed that those […]


Samsung Manages To Sell Over 100 Million Galaxy S Devices

It is no secret that Samsung’s Galaxy S-series of Android handsets are its most popular out of the lot. Kicking things off with the first Galaxy S device, followed by the Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S3, and come 2013 it is safe to say that the Galaxy S4 will be one of the most highly-anticipated smartphones of the year. That being said, Samsung has announced that they have hit a […]


Trade In Value Of A Broken iPhone 4S Is Apparently The Same As A Near-Mint Galaxy S2

When I traded in my iPhone 3GS of two and a half years, I managed to get a pretty good price for it, especially considering the home button was a bit wonky and some of the chrome on the edges were chipped and the back was pretty scratched up. However when I decided to trade in my Blackberry Bold 9900 which was used for less than half a year, the […]


Samsung Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update Delayed

There must be a fair number of folks out there who are wondering just when will the first Android 4.1.2 updates for the Samsung Galaxy S2 arrive, and it seems that the waiting period will just have to continue. Samsung Sweden first reported in October earlier this year that Samsung will introduce this particular update for the Galaxy S2 in November, bumping the operating system version to Android 4.1.X along […]