Tag Archives: Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy S II Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update Now Available

I bet most Galaxy S II owners didn’t see this coming as T-Mobile updated the GSII support page this morning with the introduction of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. As the update is optional, the only installation method is through Samsung’s Kies software. The manual download to T989UVMC6 will enable Android 4.1.2 and weighs in around 756MB for the download. The Jelly Bean update features a speedier interface, a higher system frame rate … [read full article]

Upcoming Samsung Sale Features Value Plan Special Savings, Runs Through March 23rd

With word whispering down that T-Mobile’s rumored Valentine’s Day sale may have been canceled in favor of a more “important” sale in March, comes word that a new Samsung special offer will take place. Beginning Wednesday, February 6th and running through March 23rd, T-Mobile will offer special savings on the Galaxy Blaze, Galaxy Relay, Galaxy S II[read full article]

Galaxy S II Software Update Rolling Out Now

Galaxy S II owners should on the lookout today for a new software update rolling out Over The Air (OTA). This update, which began this morning includes a Qualcomm fix, security enhancements, and Vlingo S Voice improvements. The new update will move to Android version 4.0.4/Baseband version T989UVLI4. You can perform the update in one of two ways: Over the air (OTA) update to T989UVLI4: If you want to update to T989UVLI4, … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy S Series Passes 100 Million Unit Milestone

Samsung’s Galaxy S series has hit a major milestone as the company announced accumulated sales of 100 million units. It took Samsung just 2 years and 7 months to hit that number with the original launch of the Galaxy S series in May of 2010. The Galaxy S III continues to wear the flagship crown with sales of more than 30 million in 5 months and 40 million in 7 months, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Indirect Retailers Offering Classic Plan Customers End Of Year Specials

If you’re keeping a firm grip on your Classic Plans Magenta customers, fret not as the nations authorized dealers (non-corporate T-Mobile locations) are offering their own sale through the end of the year. This is a Samsung only deal with qualifications that require the line activating or upgrading having unlimited talk and text, and with a $30 data plan. Pretty standard stuff for T-Mobile sales. In case you are wondering, Authorized T-Mobile Dealer … [read full article]

Vulnerability Said To Leave Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II Open To Malware, Samsung “Conducting Internal Review”

Thanks to XDA-Developer forum user alephzain, word is reaching the masses that a potential “severe vulnerability” exists in the Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note II along with several other Samsung devices. This vulnerability could provide a malicious way for remotely downloaded apps to read user data, brick phones and perform other malicious activities. In other words, this hole could allow a malicious app free reign … [read full article]

Google’s Zeitgeist 2012 Top Searches Includes Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II

As 2012 winds down, Google releases its Zeitgeist report reminding us of all the fantastic events, searches, news and happenings that took place during the year. That’s all well and good, but we’re a technology site so we care about the tech and geeky stuff. So how about those top 10 Tech Gadgets, Phones and Consumer Electronics? Fans of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II have plenty to cheer … [read full article]

Costco Sale Offers $50 Costco Cash Card With Any T-Mobile Smartphone Purchase

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone but the holiday deals aren’t over at Costco as they are pushing a special promotion on the Galaxy S III and Galaxy S II through December 4th. With a $100 T-Mobile rebate and a $50 Costco cash card you’ll grab a Galaxy S III for just $29. In fact, with the Galaxy S II, after the mail-in rebate and Costco … [read full article]

Costco Gets In On The Two Day Samsung Sale Fun

T-Mobile’s not the only one getting in on the Samsung Two-Day sale as Costco launches their “4G Samsung Smartphone Sale.” Running for two days only, today November 16th and tomorrow, November 17th, Costco’s special offer is on the Galaxy S II and Galaxy S III devices. The deal requires a new two-year agreement (new lines and qualifying upgrades )on any Classic Unlimited Talk and Text plan along with qualifying Unlimited Nationwide 4G … [read full article]

Samsung Issues Press Release, More Statistics for Galaxy S III Sales Milestone

Samsung’s Polish Facebook account has already all but confirmed the newest company milestone with 30 million Galaxy S III units sold since this past weekend since its unveiling back in May. Now, the company has issued a formal press release and some pretty interesting statistics showing just how fast sales of the Galaxy line has revved up since its first released. Samsung is selling a Galaxy S III smartphone at a rate … [read full article]