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 »
It seems only yesterday we were running to our local Sprint stores to get America’s first 4G phone. In many ways, the HTC EVO 4G belonged to a new breed of Android phones that appealed to the average consumer–not just us geeks. It was blazing fast. It was relatively easy to use. It had a ... Read More »
Never mind that Sprint just released the HTC EVO 3D, the carrier has already moved on to bigger and better things. According to This Is My Next, two of those things are the Samsung Epic 2 and another Samsung Android device that could very well be the Galaxy S II.
Let’s start ... Read More »
Last October Sprint announced their new Sprint ID platform that allows customers to install application packs with a single click (including apps, widgets, ringtones, wallpapers, shortcuts and more). The service initially launched on three entry-level Android phones, but Sprint said it would eventually come to all devices and today they announced software upgrades to bring ... Read More »
The verdict is in. Samsung has failed to upgrade their reputation when it comes to Android software updates.
Samsung produces the Android phones with the best hardware (that’s why I purchased the Nexus S), but they are one of the worst companies when it comes to continued software support.
When Samsung announced the ... Read More »
A new leak posted at Phone Arena confirms that Sprint will be the first U.S. carrier to deliver Android 2.2 to their Galaxy S phone. The Samsung Epic 4G will begin to receive an over-the-air update starting on December 26th, according to an internal memo.
Sprint is quickly building the reputation of offering ... Read More »
Over the weekend it was discovered that Android 2.2 was available for the Samsung Epic 4G, but a post on the official Sprint forums says it is only a test build. They warn users not to flash any update files that come from 3rd party developer sites, but the test Android 2.2 build ... Read More »
A leaked Froyo builds for the Samsung Galaxy S is nothing new, but it finally looks like Sprint is really to roll out Android 2.2 for the Samsung Epic 4G. Earlier today, the good folks on XDA-Developers were able to locate what looks to be the final Android 2.2 build for the Epic on Google’s ... Read More »