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Internal Samsung Email Accidentally Admitted Into Trial, Just How Much Will It Hurt Samsung?

In a candid email exchange, Samsung’s Mobile Head of Communications JK Shin highlighted the difference between Apple and Samsung smartphones as the “difference between heaven and earth.” This memo was one that Samsung had sought to keep out of the trial and unfortunately was admitted as Samsung legal counsel mentioned the “crisis of design” in a question to Samsung strategist Justin Denison, thereby allowing the memo to be admitted as evidence. “Influential figures outside … [read full article]

Samsung Offering New Smartphone Trade-In Program Via Facebook

As if the awesome feature set of the Galaxy S III wasn’t enough to entice you to switch, Samsung is stepping up their game with a new opportunity on their Facebook page called “Samsung Upgrade.” If you upgrade to a new Samsung smartphone, they’ll offer you up to $300 for your old phone. Upgrading is simple. You’ll get a quote, purchase a new Samsung smartphone, and mail in your old phone within … [read full article]

Rumored Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S II, Galaxy Note Jelly Bean Upgrade Timetables

We do love reports that tell us when we can look forward to the newest Android updates, even if they are just rumors for now. The latest report out of SamMobile, which has a good track record of Samsung intel, says we should expect to see the Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update coming in the third quarter. According to the site, internal testing on the Galaxy S III has proven successful and … [read full article]

Be The First To Own The T-Mobile Galaxy Note Thanks To eBay

Every time I see a yet-to-be-released T-Mobile phone show up on eBay, I cry a little inside as I assume an overzealous employee is taking advantage of the system. I hope that isn’t the case this time — either way you can still be the very first T-Mobile customer to own a Galaxy Note for the low, low price of $655. The seller does have 100% feedback so that’s a good sign, … [read full article]

Will The Unveiling Of The Galaxy Note 2 Stop You From Buying The T-Mobile Galaxy Note?

With the Galaxy Note completely unveiled and ready to hit T-Mobile shelves in just 5 days comes news that Samsung is preparing to announce the original Galaxy Note successor at the end of the month. This isn’t much of a surprise as we’ve known a successor was on the horizon since before T-Mobile officially announced their own Galaxy Note arrival. Current internet rumors point to a possible 5.3″-5.5″ inch screen, and … [read full article]

HTC One X+ Makes Appearance On NenaMark, Shows Off Quad-Core Processor

Oh hai there NenaMark2 benchmark with the HTC One X+, better known as the PM63100. Still curious about the differences between the One X and One X+? Good, because the the NenaMark2 benchmark shows the differences between the current model HTC One X and One X+ will live in the 1.7GHz processor and Android 4.1.1 software. The handset is currently running under the codename HTC Evitaire and is said to be on its way … [read full article]

HTC Puts Up Weak Third Quarter 2012 Results, Only Showing Growth In China

HTC’s recent troubles continue as their newly reported numbers from the third quarter of 2012 show as much as a 23 percent drop in overall revenue, with only the Chinese market showing any signs of growth. HTC, now the industries number 5 smartphone maker, is a well-known name but has been hurt by competition from Samsung and Apple, sees overall revenue drop to around $2.34 billion, a drop from $3.04 billion in the … [read full article]

Coming In October: The Huawei Summit, What Is It?

Chalk up yet another unknown device for T-Mobile coming in October, on Halloween in fact as that’s the date set for the debut of the Huawei Summit. There a number of possibilities that exist here — however, given that our most recent Huawei phones have all been mid-range to introductory smartphones, our hopes aren’t that high for something jaw-dropping. That’s not to say Huawei doesn’t make excellent T-Mobile ready products, as the [read full article]

Newest Android Distribution Chart Shows Big Jump In Ice Cream Sandwich

On the first of every month, Google announces updated numbers of the different Android versions and how they are distributed across the platform. With the start of August, we’re seeing a huge jump in Ice Cream Sandwich with a boost from 10.9% in June, up to 15.9% in August. While that still pales in comparison to Gingerbread, which accounts for 60.6% of all Android devices, any bump in the right direction is a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says “Backhaul Strategy Key To A Competitive 4G Experience”

T-Mobile’s newest blog post wants you to know that the key to the company’s 4G success, is the backhaul. “Backhaul provides the connection cell sites to the internet. The bigger the “pipe,” the more mobile data traffic the network can move quickly.” T-Mobile began its own massive backhaul rollout in 2007, before it offered even offered 4G. Well, it’s that “aggressive rollout” that is helping T-Mobile “deliver a competitive, fast and dependable 4G … [read full article]