Back towards the tail-end of 2011, and up into the very beginning of 2012, there was a lot of back and forth on whether or not Samsung would update the original line of Galaxy S devices past Android 2.3, Gingerbread.
We first heard that Samsung would be releasing a “Value Pack,” or Android 4.0-lite, ... Read More »
Last week we learned that the Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab might not receive a software update to Android 4.0, but then the company decided to take a second look at the situation after customers cried out. Details are still scarce, but reports are coming from Korea that Samsung might choose to ... Read More »
In the battle for smartphone supremacy, one tactic used against Android is to question how many individual devices are sold instead of considering the operating system as a whole. It’s true that, for the most part, very few single Android devices make a huge dent in the overall marketshare. The original Droid was one of ... Read More »
AT&T customers have been begging for some Gingerbread love for some time now. This comes as no surprise, since no AT&T device had Gingerbread until the HTC Status was released on July 17th. But do not despair! Those still living in a Froyo nightmare will soon have visions of Gingerbread dance in their heads. ... Read More »
One of AT&T’s biggest mistakes (when it comes to the Android platform) is not allowing its users to sideload apps onto their smartphones. Maybe for the “average consumer,” getting apps from a source other than the Android Market is not a very common habit, but it definitely has been upsetting many of us. Many of ... Read More »
Hoping to stave off any additional backlash from the delayed Samsung Captivate update, AT&T has announced that the Froyo update for the handset will be made available tomorrow. The announcement came from AT&T’s Facebook page which indicates that the Samsung Captivate Froyo update may need to be installed manually rather than being pushed out over ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy S is one of the best selling Android phones, but some models have been haunted by GPS problems since they were first released back in July. Samsung finally issued a software update for some phones in September that claimed to fix the issue, but a small (?) number of customers are ... Read More »
We still have absolutely no idea when U.S. customers with a Galaxy S phone will receive Android 2.2, but Samsung Mobile just issued a press release to let everyone know they are pushing it out across Europe to the international version starting today.
Hopefully the U.S. versions of the Galaxy S (Vibrant, Captivate, ... Read More »
The Samsung Captivate was released back in July and since that time a small number of users have experienced GPS issues that made navigation nearly impossible. An unofficial software hack has been available for quite some time which resolved the issue, but now all Captivate owners can enjoy improved GPS performance thanks to a ... Read More »
For a while, we’ve been wondering how successful the launches of the Samsung Vibrant and Captivate have been. Samsung has finally given the press an update on their numbers, announcing that they have shipped 1 million Galaxy S phones in the U.S. market. Now, we don’t want to get picky, but “shipped” is technically not ... Read More »