Tag Archives: Android

TmoNews Reviews The T-Mobile Galaxy S II

Quick Note: I’ve published this review because I want to get out there but I’ve done so without a 1080p video sample which isn’t cooperating on the upload to YouTube. I’ll have the video added in tomorrow. Enjoy the review! I was incredibly excited to get my hands on a Samsung Galaxy S II review unit from Samsung and doubly excited to test out T-Mobile’s 42Mbps HSPA+ network in South Florida. The … [read full article]

(Updated) Samsung Confirms Verizon Bound Galaxy Nexus, Other Carriers May Follow Later

Update: Samsung Mobile USA has updated their Facebook post with a “no US carriers determined yet. Stay tuned for updates.” I’m not sure if we should be disappointed in this news or hopeful. On the one hand, there was almost no question that Verizon would be the exclusive carrier of the Galaxy Nexus initially. That rumor has been floating around for quite some time so we’re not exactly … [read full article]

Ice Cream Sandwich Update To Roll Out “A Couple Of Weeks” After Galaxy Nexus Release

On the heels of reports that Google would bring Ice Cream Sandwich to the Nexus S and likely to other Android 2.3 devices comes a rough timeframe for when we can expect the first rollouts to begin. Nexus S owners are likely to see the update first as a straight Google device as it won’t be subject to carrier or other manufacturer slowdowns. Speaking at the AsiaD Conference, Google Android Chief … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2 Receives Minor Android Update, Bug Fixes In Tow

T-Mobile G2 owners should be on the lookout for a small update heading out Over-The-Air to your phones as of October 17th. The update provides a few minor improvements and will rollout over the next few weeks: Google Security Patch Google Skymap improvements Battery life improvements Data connection will roaming domestically You can sit back, relax and wait for the OTA or for the “I need to have the update now” G2 … [read full article]

Galaxy Nexus Promo Video And Registration Pages Live, Spec Recap

The Galaxy Nexus, Ice Cream Sandwich event has come and gone but you can relive the glory by visiting the official Galaxy Nexus website over at google.com/nexus. There is a “register now” option and we highly suggest that you take the time to register so you know the minute this thing becomes available, hopefully for our beloved Magenta. After you take care of the registration direct your attention below to the … [read full article]

The Galaxy Nexus Is A Go! First Ice Cream Sandwich Phone.

It’s about time, as we’ve had official specs, completely official specs and now an actual announcement. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is officially the first Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 device and while an HSPA+ device has been announced, no carriers have been discussed so stay tuned! 4.65? 1280×720 HD Super AMOLED screen 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich 1GB of RAM 16 or 32GB internal memory 1750mAh battery 5 megapixel camera … [read full article]

Wi-Fi Calling Coming To The Galaxy S II, Amaze 4G On November 13th

From the moment the Galaxy S II and HTC Amaze 4G hit store shelves there was a lot of unanswered questions about Wi-Fi calling. Was it available or not available? Was it locked on the phone requiring an update to unlock? Was Wi-Fi calling no longer coming pre-installed on Android devices? As it turns out, the capability is there but the feature isn’t. The good news is we’ve got a … [read full article]

Huawei Mediapad, Samsung “Ancora” Pass Through FCC On The Way To T-Mobile

At this point it’s hardly a secret that the Huawei MediaPad is coming to T-Mobile as the T-Mobile Springboard and the T679 is coming as the Samsung Exhibit II 4G. Still, the passing through the FCC of both devices is notable because it confirms our suspicions and evidence that both devices are on track to launch very soon.   The FCC confirms exactly what T-Mobile told us for the Springboard[read full article]

Watch Tonights Samsung, Google Special Event Live On YouTube

For T-Mobile fans, today very well could be a “cross your fingers and hope” kind of day as we count down the hours till the expected Galaxy Nexus/Ice Cream Sandwich debut. As T-Mobile fans we’re hoping that given T-Mobile’s past support of the Nexus line thus far, that todays debut of the next generation of Nexus will also see T-Mobile support. The FCC has definitely given us reason to suspect that … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy W Press Shots Leak, New Name Unveiled: Samsung Exhibit II 4G

We’ve been hoping to uncover the mystery behind the “Samsung Ancora” ever since the name leaked in the roadmap we acquired almost two weeks ago. We had some pretty good “behind the scenes” indicators the Ancora was actually the international version known as the Galaxy W. Congrats to the boys from Pocketnow have uncovered the very first press shot of the Ancora with T-Mobile branding. The Ancora is no slouch with a … [read full article]