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Rumor Alert: Samsung Will NOT Announce The Galaxy S III Next Month At Mobile World Congress?

Roh oh, the boys over at The Verge are hearing a disappointing rumor, if this rumor does indeed turn out to be fact. According to their intel, Samsung had initially planned to announce their 2012 Galaxy S III at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later next month and will now delay their announcement. There is no indication as to when or where an announcement for the Galaxy S III will take place, … [read full article]

An update on the Untethered Podcast

Hello, all! First things first. I’m here to extend an apology to you all. As you all probably know, we haven’t held an Untethered Podcast since December 29th. Sorry about that. Personally, I was moving across the state and trying to pack and prep for CES within a matter of two days. The next week, David and I were both at CES and constantly in search of a working Internet connection and … [read full article]

What Upcoming T-Mobile Smartphone Goes By Model Number SGH-T999? The Galaxy S Blaze 4G

Oh how we do love hidden treasures and that’s exactly what we’re finding inside this user agent string. It looks like Magenta is set to receive a Samsung model, number SGH-T999 with an ARM11 processor and a 1280x720p HD display. So what do we think it is? At first glance we suspected it could be the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but then we recognized T-Mobile doesn’t need a specific model when a HSPA+ compatible … [read full article]

Samsung Ranks As Most Preferred Android Brand In The United States

There is little question that at 47% of the smartphone market in the United States, Android is easily the most popular platform. It should come as little surprise then as we break down 47% of the market that Samsung, the biggest smartphone maker in the world as of Q3 2011, scores highest in brand preference. Following Samsung are Motorola, HTC and LG, along with Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE. The latter companies stay … [read full article]

The LG X3, LG’s Second Quad-Core Phone…Will It Come To T-Mobile?

Chalk this rumor up firmly in the “I have no idea if it will come true, but I absolutely hope it does” category as the boys from PocketNow have discovered what is believed to be LG’s second quad-core handset. Running a Tegra 3 chipset, 4.7″ 1280×720 display, the X3 is said to have a sub nine-millimeter profile. The rear camera is said to be the 8 megapixel variety with the front facing camera … [read full article]

T-Mobile Could Net Close To $3 Billion Through Tower Sale

T-Mobile’s exploration of a sale of its tower system could net the company as much as $3 billion for parent Deutsche Telekom, according to Macquarie Capital USA Inc. Macquarie analyst Kevin Smithen wrote in a note that American Tower Corp., Crown Castle International Corp. and SBA Communications Corp are all in “a hotly contested auction” of T-Mobile towers. The expected price is at least $2.25 billion but could go as high as … [read full article]

Samsung Commits To Increasing Smartphone Battery Life In 2012, Hopes For All-Day Use

Samsung is undertaking some nifty goal setting in 2012, promising that smartphones arriving this year can last a full day under average to moderately heavy use, according to Kevin Packingham, vice president of product innovation at Samsung. “When you wake up to when you go to bed, we don’t want you feeling anxiety about your battery life,” he said in an interview at CES. While smartphone releases are packing more and more features, … [read full article]

HTC Unlocks The T-Mobile G2 Bootloader, Continues Promise To Unlock All Handsets

Another wave of HTC handsets are now having their bootloaders officially unlocked by the good folks at HTC, including the T-Mobile G2. G2 owners will now able to flash custom ROMs without resorting to hacks. The latest set of smartphones added to the unlock process continue HTCs promise to unlock the bootloader on all of HTC’s handsets. Hit the HTCdev link below to get started! HTCDev