Tag Archives: Android

(Updated: New Pic!) Sidekick 4G In The Wild!

Update: A couple of things have been pointed out, one it absolutely looks like there is a front facing camera present. Secondly, you can clearly see the Samsung etched logo on the back of the device. Most important, it seemingly retains the same form factor as the original Sidekick, happy face! This device is running Android 2.2.1. Just three-seconds after we posted word of the upcoming Sidekick 4G being manufactured by … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 To Have Super Specs?

First of all, if this is truly a Samsung produced teaser video, whoever chose the music needs to be fired. Immediately. Whoever got approval to use the rumored (and we emphasize complete rumor here) specs, needs a raise. We urge these specs are rumor only for the moment (did we mention they are rumored) with no way of verifying but if they are true, they are pretty great. Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread (upgrade 3.0 Honeycomb) 3D … [read full article]

The Nexus’ (Both One And S) Receive Updates, Or Is It Nexii?

Not to be outdone by the Samsung Vibrant update, both the Nexus one and Nexus S are received updates last night. For the Nexus S, firmware 2.3.2 fixes the SMS bug and random reboot bug that have been reported. You can of course wait for that over the air fix or follow the manual install steps below! To install the latest Nexus S build GRH78C, follow these steps: Download the update … [read full article]

How To Install Froyo On Your Vibrant!

Froyo for the Samsung Vibrant is FINALLY here and you’ve waited long enough so I won’t make you read any of my witty (and awesome) writing. T-Mobile posted a “how to install Froyo on your Vibrant” via their forums and we’ve taken a screen shot and posted it for your pleasure. I mean it’s one less click you have to make right? The less clicks you have to make the quicker you … [read full article]

(Updated: Official!) Samsung Vibrant Froyo Update Coming Via Mini Kies

Update: I’ve added in this official internal screen shot, fire up Mini Kies and get yourself Froyo!!! To say that Samsung Vibrant owners are waking up today and checking their phones with a fury to find that elusive Froyo update would likely be an understatement. While we learned yesterday the update would in fact happen today, T-Mobile CMO Cole Brodman said the update would be staggered over time. However, early reports from … [read full article]

T-Mobile Unlikely To Sell iPhone In Near Future, Will Combat With Android

Speaking at an investor relations meeting, T-Mobile stated that they were unlikely to carry the iPhone anytime in the near future.  Perhaps the biggest issue is the use of the 1700Mhz 3G band acting as a major barrier to selling the iPhone.  T-Mobile is, of course, open to selling the iPhone, however the T-Mobile CEO explained that the chipset is the major roadblock. “We’re not part of the chipset today.  But we have … [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant 4G In The Wild? Maybe Not.

BoyGeniusReport has been sent what is reported to be the first in the wild image of the Vibrant 4G. Calling the phone “smooth,” and “stupid fast,” the BoyGenius source claims the its is running Android 2.3 though with Samsung still working out the kinks the phone as it stands, isn’t running TouchWiz. With the front facing camera it sure looks like it could be the Vibrant 4G. I have to admit some … [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant 4G Launching February 23rd?

While most Samsung users are wondering just when exactly the original Vibrant might receive its update to Android 2.2, the Samsung Vibrant 4G has been blessed with a release date. As it stands, Samsung is taking a very public backlash (and by public, we mean by people who intensely follow cellphone blogs) but are forging ahead with the launch of an updated variant of the original Vibrant. So February 23rd looks to … [read full article]