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(Updated) A Doozy Of A Rumor: RIM Looking At Samsung For Acquisition

Update: In a statement provided by Reuters, a Samsung spokesperson said the company is not purchasing Research In Motion. The spokesperson did not address the reports that Samsung is considering licensing RIM software, or purchasing a portion of RIM’s assets. Here’s one rumor that’s too hard to pass up posting… According to the folks at BGR, RIM is actively seeking potential candidates to buy the company, stating that Co-CEO Jim … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III Spotted In Samsung Promotional Video At CES?

There’s some interesting hype going around the internet this morning about a smartphone mockup that surfaced in Samsung’s CES 2012 wrap-up video. If you hit the 7:10 mark, you’ll note a mocked up looking smartphone unlike anything Samsung currently has on the market. It’s likely nothing more than a photoshopped rendering, but given the super small bezel, rounded corners and the lack of info in the status bar — well, we’re guessing this … [read full article]

Discovered: The First Samsung Galaxy S III Test Photo?

The boys at PocketNow have uncovered what is suspected of being the very first test photo from the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III. The EXIF data tells us that this shot was taken by model number GT-I9500, the highest, numerically, that Samsung has ever used. As reference, the Samsung Galaxy S was in the I90xx range, the Galaxy S II in the I91xx range and the Galaxy Nexus with the model number … [read full article]

Samsung To Unveil Galaxy S III At Mobile World Congress In February?

If you’re taking a pass on the Galaxy S II and you aren’t interested in picking up an unlocked Galaxy Nexus, perhaps you should set your sights on the Galaxy S III now said to be unveiled in February at Mobile World Congress. ETNews is reporting that Samsung will introduce the latest in its Galaxy S line in Barcelona, one year after it unveiled the Galaxy S II. The Galaxy S … [read full article]

Samsung Hercules, HTC Ruby Release Dates Unveiled

There is little doubt that the Samsung Hercules aka Galaxy S II and the HTC Ruby are two of T-Mobile’s most anticipated devices as we rev up the back-to-school season. Both devices are Android powerhouses with each promising something a little different. We’re still missing out on a whole lot of details regarding both devices but one thing we can cross off our to do list is attempting to nail down … [read full article]

Is This The Samsung Hercules, 4.5″ Of Android Dual-Core Awesomeness?

Is it possible? Can it be? Are we looking at what is possibly the first sighting in the wild of the Samsung Hercules? At first glance it looks almost exactly like the Samsung Galaxy S 2, the Samsung model the Hercules is based off of. Except that this is a 4.5″ screen according to the folks at MobileSyrup who got their hands on the image courtesy of a tipster that attended … [read full article]

LG-P699 Aka T-Mobile Optimus Net Receives Bluetooth Approval

We’ve seen the name LG Gelato pop up on the T-Mobile rumor mill before and now we see that the LG-P699 destined for T-Mobile has received Bluetooth approval. While the phone pictured looks a lot like the recently released LG Optimus Net we also have reason to suspect that the LG Gelato and Optimus Net are one and the same on T-Mobile. With clear T-Mobile USA branding on this leaked image further … [read full article]

T-Mobile “Roadmap” Offers Release Dates For New Devices, Guess The Phone

It’s time to play our favorite game…guess the release date! That’s right with this lovely little roadmap hitting our inbox we’re getting a look at what days T-Mobile will be releasing new equipment during the next 60 days. The one exception is we don’t know what phone corresponds to what day so we’re playing “guess the phone!” Within the months of August and September the previously leaked roadmap gives us hope that … [read full article]