Tag Archives: Samsung

T-Mobile Rolling Out Galaxy S II Maintenance Update, No Ice Cream Sandwich…Yet

Prepare yourselves Samsung Galaxy S II owners as T-Mobile releases a maintenance update rweighing in at 32.3MB bumping the device up to version T989UVLDE. So what’s included with this update? Sadly, it’s not Ice Cream Sandwich and we’re a little puzzled by the time-frame for delivering this update, through June 22nd. Does that mean we won’t see Ice Cream Sandwich until then? That’s something we can’t answer and we urge you not to … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III S-Voice APK Leaked, Use At Your Own Risk

Need something exciting to try this weekend with your rooted Android device running Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 or above? Take advantage of a newly leaked APK for Samsung’s soon-to-be-released S Voice application for the Galaxy S III thanks to a leaked ROM making its way across the internet. We’re hearing that the software is imperfect and that’s to be expected from unfinished software from an unfinished ROM. Said another way, if you’re expecting this … [read full article]

Samsung SGH-T699 Receives Wi-FI Certification

The Samsung SGH-T699 is one step closer to release on T-Mobile as it receive Wi-Fi certification on May 15th. We’re still at a loss as to what exactly the T699 is, be it an existing Samsung model or an entirely new smartphone. At this point, it’s a 50/50 shot, though we’ve guessed at least once that this could be the Galaxy Nexus. It’s a wild theory to say the least, but at this point … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Galaxy S III SGH-T999 Hits The FCC, AWS Bands And All

All signs are pointing toward the SGH-T999 (Galaxy S III) heading to T-Mobile as the newest piece of evidence surfaces in the form of FCC approval. Here’s the one notable takeaway from this, no LTE is coming in this particular model. The documents do show WCDMA support for T-Mobile’s AWS band, just as we expected to see. There’s also support for the 850 and 1900 bands meaning this device will be … [read full article]

Amazon, Bluetooth SIG Help Confirm SGH-T999(v) As T-Mobile Bound Galaxy S III

I hope we’ve already passed the point of uncertainty as to whether T-Mobile will launch the Galaxy S III on their network in the near future. In fact, we’re already hearing rumblings of a mid-late June launch, which is right in line with other suspected launches in the US. Still, take any date you hear with a grain of salt until we see something a little more definitive on a launch date, … [read full article]

Hope You Speak Italian As The Galaxy S III Gets Unboxed On Video

With a European launch of the Galaxy S III happening in just under two weeks time, it was only a matter of time before at least one unboxing video popped up online. Thanks to Nicollo Rolli, Editor-in-Chief of Italian blog HD Network, we’ve got our first look. More important than just the unboxing aspect of this video however, is the comparison look as Rolli puts the Galaxy S III against the [read full article]

American Consumer Satisfaction Index Says Smartphone Owners Love Apple Most, T-Mobile Tied With AT&T For Satisfaction

The American Consumer Satisfaction Index (ASCI) released their latest findings yesterday, revealing consumer satisfaction scores for cellphone manufacturers and wireless carriers. So who were the top two victors in their respective field? The first may not surprise you  one definitely will as Apple and Sprint take top honors. ASCI collects data from more than 70,000 customers from more than 225 companies in 47 industries and 10 economic factors. This is the first year … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S III Confirmed Through First Test Pic Shot?

Well, what have we here? The boys at PocketNow have acquired what they believe are the first test shots for Galaxy S III US carrier units. There’s nothing here you can print and frame, but there is at least one picture labeled as the SGH-T999, which we’ve wholeheartedly believe is the Galaxy S III. Unfortunately, there isn’t much here to tell us anything that we really want to know, like a release … [read full article]

First Galaxy S III Battery Tests Show Impressive Talk Time, Video Playback

The boys at GSMArena have posted their first set of battery life test results for the Galaxy S III. With a huge 2100mAh battery and powered by a 4.8″ Super AMOLED display, there have been plenty of questions about how well the Galaxy S III will stand up in the real world. With 3G talk time, the Galaxy S III put up some pretty amazing scores, surviving for a whopping 10 hours and … [read full article]

TELUS Announces LTE-Enabled Galaxy S III, Is T-Mobile Getting One Too?

Earlier today, Samsung Mobile Canada and TELUS Mobility announced that TELUS customers will be getting the Samsung Galaxy S III. While specifications (and any changes from the international model) were scarce, what is known is that TELUS will be receiving an AWS LTE enabled version. Now, we’re interested in a T-Mobile USA Galaxy S III, so why do we care about TELUS in Canada getting a Galaxy S III? We care because TELUS … [read full article]