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Samsung’s The Next Galaxy Countdown Ends, Teaser Video Goes Live

The countdown timer has ended and Samsung has put up the next in what is likely to be a series of clues leading up to their May 3rd Samsung Unpacked event and Galaxy S III unveiling. Unfortunately, the video doesn’t show much at all, other than text interlaced with galactic images promising that owning a Galaxy S III will make your “view of the world grow even wider.” That’s certainly … [read full article]

Leaked Android Build Screenshots Show Off T879 Model Number, T-Mobile Galaxy Note?

How’s this for a fun Sunday night as we just received some Android screenshots, reportedly taken off a T-Mobile Galaxy Note unit floating around. So, are they real? We believe so and after a little leg-work done by our resident tech guru (and a few other Android heavy folks) Conan Kudo we think we are looking at the genuine article: The screenshots may seem fishy, but I believe they may be genuine. For … [read full article]

Samsung Mobile Tweets Leads To Countdown Ending Tomorrow, Teases “The Next Galaxy”

Whoa Samsung, you nasty little tease. Samsung’s official Mobile Twitter has caused a bit of commotion this afternoon with a hidden anagram tweet leading us to “The Next Galaxy.” The tweet simply read: “Destination: tgeltaayehxnx.” Let’s do a quick re-ordering of those letters and we come up with “The Next Galaxy.” Add in a www. to the beginning and a .com to the end and you get a website with the above countdown. … [read full article]

What Is The Samsung SGH-T879? Could It Be The Galaxy Note For T-Mobile?

So here’s the thing, we can’t absolutely, positively say that this user agent string and the Samsung SGH-T879 model number is a T-Mobile variant of the Galaxy Note. What we can say is that there isn’t another Samsung device on the market with a screen resolution of 800 x 1280. We can say that SGH-T8x9 is normally reserved for tablets. We can say the bluetooth doc relating the SGH-T879 originally called this a variant … [read full article]

FCC Docs Confirm Rumors On T-Mobile’s Next myTouch

Any lingering questions surrounding the possibility that Huawei was next in line to manufacturer T-Mobile’s next-gen myTouch devices has been put to rest by the FCC. Documents recently discovered on the FCC website highlight the Huawei U8680 with support for 850/1700/1900 UMTS bands. More importantly, several of the documents refer to the U8680 as the “T-mobile myTouch,” as you can see in the images above and below the text. The FCC … [read full article]

HTC Meeting In Seattle Talks Tegra, QWERTY Smartphones And Colors

HTC’s holding a media event for select members of the tech press out in Seattle and we’ve learned a bit about how HTC operates, designs and works to grab our business. That’s not to say all the news is good news, at least if you’re a QWERTY keyboard fan. HTC Creative Director Claude Zellweger told attendees that HTC is moving away from producing new devices with physical keyboards. “As a company the QWERTY … [read full article]

Newest Galaxy S III Leak Looks As Real As Ever With Pics And Video

Reminder: These images and video show the device’s inner guts with a dummy outer shell.  Let me say this right from the start, there is a very good chance this is the Galaxy S III. You’re asking “David, how do you know that?” Well, that Samsung is trying to get the video pulled from Engadget with a legal request is our first hint. That’s the kind of move we only see … [read full article]

T-Mobile, AT&T Continue Battle Over Claim Of Nations Largest 4G Network

T-Mobile currently lays claim to the title “America’s Largest 4G Network” based on coverage of 215 million people with HSPA+ technology. However, AT&T is working to one up that claim with their own figure of nearly 250 million people covered by their “4G network.” It was back in February when AT&T first tried to claim the title of the nation’s largest 4G network, but did so without providing any specific figures. Now, … [read full article]

Pre-Order The HTC One S From Best Buy For Just $199.99, No Rebate Required

If you’re looking to score an even better deal on the HTC One S, take a look at Best Buy who is offering up the One S sans rebate. That means you’ll pay just $199.99 up front, without worrying about the extra $50 mail-in rebate from T-Mobile. For some, buying directly from the carrier equals piece of mind, but if you’re looking to save a little cash right from the start, Best … [read full article]

Are We Finally Seeing Real-Deal Images Of The Galaxy S III In The Wild?

Is this it? Is this real? Are we finally seeing real-deal images of the Galaxy S III in the wild? According to Gizmodo Brazil, we’re looking at two “exclusive” Galaxy S III photos showing a “thinner, yet heavier” Galaxy S III model. We’re noticing a 12 megapixel and according to Gizmodo Brazil, the device  sports a Samsung GT-i9300 model number. Their source is “quite confident” that this is the Galaxy S III and … [read full article]

HTC One S On T-Mobile, The TmoNews Preview

Update: I’ve left the review as is, however, after reaching out to T-Mobile with concerns over the speed, I was told that review devices were not yet provisioned for T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 network. That would completely explain my experience and it’s not uncommon to see this happen with review devices. They are often preliminary or non-final versions of devices customers can purchase. T-Mobile provided me with the following statement:  During your review of … [read full article]