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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]

Galaxy S II Color Refresh Shown In Monthly 4G Promotional Video

In a minor bit of news today, T-Mobile is set to introduce a color refresh to the Galaxy S II, perhaps with a new Monthly 4G edition. As seen in the image above, the Monthly packaged 4G Galaxy S II outed via this promotional video is decidedly not black. Earlier in the month we outed T-Mobile’s current roadmap which indicated an October 29th launch for the “Samsung Galaxy S II Color Refresh.” … [read full article]

Target Retail Stores To Stock White T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II

Looking to get yourself a White Samsung Galaxy S II from a brick and mortar location rather than T-Mobile’s website? Well now you can, or at least you can in two days from your local Target Store, which will stock the White Galaxy S II beginning Thursday, February 9th. Target will make the Galaxy S II available to both new and existing customers for $149.99 on a two-year contract. Anyone looking to purchase … [read full article]

“We Just Got Samsunged”

For Samsung fans, this video is just funny…poking fun at those of us willing to stand in line for hours on end to pick up Apple’s newest incarnation. The opposite side of this ad is that you know somewhere inside the bowels of Samsung HQ, they are wishing Samsung launches were met with the same kind of lines that Apple sees on launch day. The Galaxy S II has sold incredibly well, … [read full article]

Qualcomm Enabling “Dual-Core” Location Assistance On Snapdragon Phones

The days of the Samsung Vibrant GPS troubles are long behind us and thanks to Qualcomm, future GPS problems on Samsung devices look like a thing of the past. Qualcomm has revealed that smartphones supporting their S2 or S3 Snapdragon processor are now capable of accessing two satellite networks. Most Android phones currently access the Global Positioning System only which is a network of 27 satellites but, a second network of 24 … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Black Friday Deals Include Value Plan Deals And Buy Two Accessories, Get One Free

We’ve been wondering what special offer T-Mobile will have for their Black Friday sale and now we’re a look at least one of the upcoming parts of the deal. As seen in the above flyer, T-Mobile is offering the Samsung Exhibit II 4G on an unlimited talk, text and web value plan for $29.99 down with a $30 mail-in-rebate. Of course, moving forward you’ll add an extra $15 per month to your … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile Galaxy S II Models Suffering From Poor Screen Calibration?

The T-Mobile version of the Galaxy S II has already solidified itself as one of the best smartphones ever to grace the Magenta network and our review of it was glowing. Unfortunately, there seems to be, at least for some users on XDA Developer Forums a bit of an issue with the Super AMOLED Plus display. The XDA thread takes an in-depth look at the panels on both the T-Mobile and … [read full article]

Can’t Decide Between The Galaxy S II And HTC Amaze 4G? How About 25 Minutes Of Video To Help Decide.

You’ve been asking for it and well, I’ve been asking him for it too as our good friend Aaron from PhoneDog has pitted the Galaxy S II against the HTC Amaze 4G in over 25 minutes of dogfight goodness. I can see by your comments, emails, Facebook posts and Tweets that a lot of you are having a tough time decide between these two T-Mobile premiere smartphones. Hopefully seeing them battle … [read full article]