T-Mobile officially announces the Samsung Galaxy S 4G

The 4G Samsung Galaxy S phone that was rumored to hit T-Mobile isn’t exactly news, but we now have an official announcement from T-Mobile and Samsung about the phone’s release date. In case you’re not up to speed, the Galaxy S 4G is an Android phone that will pack specs similar to the T-Mobile Vibrant – a 1GHz processor, a 4″ Super AMOLED screen, 16GB of internal memory, a 5 megapixel […]


Android 2.2 Update finally goes live for Samsung Vibrant

Sometimes you really have to wonder how long it actually takes for a manufacturer and carrier to prepare an update. While Samsung Vibrant owners out there have been screaming for an Android 2.2 Froyo update for a very long time, nothing happened. After there were some nasty rumors that went around that Samsung was deliberately holding the update back, it sure didn’t take long for the update to be released. […]


T-Mobile’s upcoming Samsung Galaxy S variant hits FCC without HSPA+

While the original Galaxy S for T-Mobile having jumped through the hoops of the FCC back in June last year, here is another variant that will make a stop at the FCC all over again. What is different from its predecessor would be the lack of HSPA+ connectivity, where it is also known as the SGH-T959V. Being similar to the Samsung Vibrant in its outlook where external design is concerned, […]


Rumor: Samsung deliberately holding back the Froyo update to drive sales of the Vibrant 4G?

There isn’t any confirmation that this is really the situation with Samsung, so you might want to take it with a pinch of salt. According to an anonymous source working for T-Mobile, Samsung is purposely holding back the Android 2.2 update for the original Vibrant in order to differentiate and drive sales of the recently leaked Vibrant 4G. Considering that many Android phones out there are already running Android 2.2 […]


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T-Mobile throws in Inception with your Vibrant Plus

Are you a fan fo Leonardo diCaprio and his cohort in the movie Inception? Well, we’re glad to let you know that T-Mobile intends to promote their Samsung Vibrant Plus 4G phone by including the movie inside for viewing right out of the box. The only plausible reason that they would do that which we can think of is to showcase its 4″ Super AMOLED touch screen display at 480 […]


Samsung makes a boo-boo, Galaxy S phones return to Android 2.1 reality

Remember our story about the range of Samsung Galaxy S phones getting the Android 2.2 Froyo update? Well, apparently that was a mistake on Samsung’s part, bummer. The US Galaxy S variants; Fascinate, Vibrant and Epic 4G were caught listed with Android 2.2 Froyo as their operating system, but it seems that this mix up has seen all three handsets return to Android 2.1 Eclair. Of course, we can understand […]


Froyo update for Bell’s Vibrant pulled after reports of fried storage

Bell subscribers out there who are rocking the Galaxy S might want to take note. Word is out that the carrier has pulled the phone’s Android 2.2 Froyo update after many users who attempted the upgrade via Samsung’s Kies desktop software ended up with inaccessible internal storage, which definitely isn’t the desired result of a software upgrade. Hopefully this issue will be sorted out soon, but if you’ve been thinking […]


T-Mobile Vibrant users can also receive JI6 update via Kies Mini

T-Mobile Vibrant owners who have yet to receive an over-the-air update notification for the JI6 update on their respective handsets will be pleased to note that Samsung already rolled out the update via Kies Mini. Kies Mini will not be the regular Kies software, albeit it will be a lighter version of Samsung’s PC software. The JI6 update, just in case you do not know what it is all about, […]


Samsung Vibrant gets GPS fix

The good people over at Samsung must have been Boy Scouts when they were much younger, simply because they kept to their word of rolling out a GPS fix for the Vibrant handset over an online download. You will be able to get it via Samsung’s Kies program, where it enables you to synchronize files from your computer to your handset. All you need to do is give the program […]


Samsung Vibrant tethers without need for rooting

For those of you out there who want to make full use of their unlimted 3G account, you might want to check out tethering the Samsung Vibrant to your computer without the need to root the phone. This method utilizes a USB cable which will offer Internet access to Windows XP and Windows 7-powered computers. Using Samsung’s own Kies software, it will perform all the tethering needs, as long as […]