Tag Archives: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Note, New myTouch Devices Now Available From T-Mobile

Right on cue for August 8th, T-Mobile’s website now shows the Samsung Galaxy Note and “New” T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q as available for purchase. We’ve already taken a look at the Galaxy Note and while the device itself may begin to show a bit of age, it definitely remains one of the best devices Samsung has on the market. The new myTouch devices are perfect for the first-time smartphone buyer … [read full article]

IDC: Android Accounts For Sixty-Eight Percent Of Smartphones Shipped In Second Quarter

According to the latest report from the IDC, Android and iOS now account for more than 85 percent of the 152 million smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2012. More important is the 68.1 percent of all smartphones shipping running the Android platform. That number is up from 46.9% in the second quarter of 2011, with iOS now sitting at 16.9%. With many smartphone owners waiting for the next-generation iPhone, iOS saw … [read full article]

Galaxy Note Full Retail Pricing Revealed, Less Than 24 Hours Until Launch

Update: Turns out this price was known a long time ago, some things just slip right by us! We’ve already nailed down the two-year contract pricing for both Classic and Value plans for the Galaxy Note launching tomorrow — unfortunately, we were still waiting for full retail pricing for those of you like myself who just can’t stomach a contract. So the good news, or bad news depending on … [read full article]

Internal Samsung Email Accidentally Admitted Into Trial, Just How Much Will It Hurt Samsung?

In a candid email exchange, Samsung’s Mobile Head of Communications JK Shin highlighted the difference between Apple and Samsung smartphones as the “difference between heaven and earth.” This memo was one that Samsung had sought to keep out of the trial and unfortunately was admitted as Samsung legal counsel mentioned the “crisis of design” in a question to Samsung strategist Justin Denison, thereby allowing the memo to be admitted as evidence. “Influential figures outside … [read full article]

Samsung Offering New Smartphone Trade-In Program Via Facebook

As if the awesome feature set of the Galaxy S III wasn’t enough to entice you to switch, Samsung is stepping up their game with a new opportunity on their Facebook page called “Samsung Upgrade.” If you upgrade to a new Samsung smartphone, they’ll offer you up to $300 for your old phone. Upgrading is simple. You’ll get a quote, purchase a new Samsung smartphone, and mail in your old phone within … [read full article]

Rumored Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S II, Galaxy Note Jelly Bean Upgrade Timetables

We do love reports that tell us when we can look forward to the newest Android updates, even if they are just rumors for now. The latest report out of SamMobile, which has a good track record of Samsung intel, says we should expect to see the Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update coming in the third quarter. According to the site, internal testing on the Galaxy S III has proven successful and … [read full article]

Be The First To Own The T-Mobile Galaxy Note Thanks To eBay

Every time I see a yet-to-be-released T-Mobile phone show up on eBay, I cry a little inside as I assume an overzealous employee is taking advantage of the system. I hope that isn’t the case this time — either way you can still be the very first T-Mobile customer to own a Galaxy Note for the low, low price of $655. The seller does have 100% feedback so that’s a good sign, … [read full article]

Will The Unveiling Of The Galaxy Note 2 Stop You From Buying The T-Mobile Galaxy Note?

With the Galaxy Note completely unveiled and ready to hit T-Mobile shelves in just 5 days comes news that Samsung is preparing to announce the original Galaxy Note successor at the end of the month. This isn’t much of a surprise as we’ve known a successor was on the horizon since before T-Mobile officially announced their own Galaxy Note arrival. Current internet rumors point to a possible 5.3″-5.5″ inch screen, and … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Sales Will Continue, At Least For Now

Galaxy Nexus owners of the future can breathe a sigh of relief as the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Monday continued the temporary stay on the injunction Apple won against sales of the Galaxy Nexus this past June. The continuation grant extends the stay granted by the court in early July, likely until August 20th, the date of the expedited appeal hearing. This is good news for Samsung, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note Set To Receive Minor Update Right Out Of Box

The T-Mobile Galaxy Note is still a full week away from launch and is already set to receive a minor software update beginning August 8th. The OTA update brings the Galaxy Note up to software version T879UVLG3 running Android 4.0.3 and weighs in a relatively small 21.8MB. Improvements include a fix for the “Error: Enter MAC address” after entering MAC address, Weather widget does not show current location and MobileLife contacts addresses … [read full article]