The first two Android phones released into the wild were the T-Mobile (HTC) G1 and the HTC MyTouch 3G. For many, these phones represented a new and open way of thinking about smartphones, combining powerful (at the time) hardware with open source software. The G1 and MyTouch 3G were widely acclaimed as pure Google devices, ... Read More »
Samsung has delivered a devastating blow, announcing that the original Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab will not be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich. Since the Galaxy S features the same hardware configuration as the Nexus S (which is currently receiving an OTA update to ICS), Samsung claims that the phone’s limited ROM and RAM ... Read More »
Samsung is hard at work figuring out ways to bring Touchwiz, their custom Android UI overlay, to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. They appear to be pretty far down the road already and have released a 4-minute video demonstrating a Touchwiz-zed version of Android 4.0.1 running on a Galaxy S II ... Read More »
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Samsung has done it again. They’ve unveiled a new Android powered superphone that has the potential to change the future landscape of mobile phones. Most thought Samsung had outdone themselves earlier this year when they announced the Samsung Galaxy S II, but the new Samsung Galaxy Note pushed the boundaries even further. The ... Read More »
Well folks, this has certainly been a long time coming, but the day is finally here. Samsung has just announced the newest entries into the Galaxy S portfolio, the US Galaxy S II variants.
AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile will all be carrying the Galaxy S II this fall, all running on their carriers 4G ... Read More »
Another week, another OTA update gone bad.
Over the past few weeks, Samsung has been rolling out an over-the-air update for their Galaxy Tab 10.1, which brings along their TouchWiz UI overlay to the Honeycomb platform. According to reports over at XDA, the update has caused some owners of the Tab 10.1 to ... Read More »
While manufacturer UIs tend to be a pain for Android fans, some may not be as horrible as we make them out to be. Such is the case for TouchWiz UX. It looks much like stock Android with the exception of added features here and there. Hell broke loose when we found out Samsung’s ... Read More »
At the WWDC conference in San Francisco, Apple just showed off a number of features and improvements that are coming in iOS 5. One of those improvements is a revamped notification system called Notifications Center, which might look at little too familiar to those of us that use Android. As you might or might not ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy Pro was unveiled today at the at Samsung SEA Forum in Singapore. The Samsung Galaxy Pro is the first Android handset from Samsung to sport a portrait QWERTY keyboard. The handset will feature an 800MHZ CPU, 2.8-inch touchscreen, 3 megapixel camera, WiFi, and 3G connectivity and will run on Android 2.2.
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Please forgive my lack of excitement.