Archive | August, 2012

Samsung Unveils The Galaxy Note II, No US Carriers Announced

Well, for those of you looking to see what the Galaxy Note II is all about, here it is in full press release image glory. All the details are available in the press release below and Samsung has dropped us a note on US availability: Samsung Mobile is planning a U.S. version of Galaxy Note II, which will be available later in 2012. Building on the success of the original Galaxy Note, we’re … [read full article]

Samsung’s 4.8″ Windows Phone 8 Device Revealed In Leaked Image

With Samsung’s IFA event taking place in just under 2 hours, we’re likely to get official confirmation on their upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices, but thanks to an anonymous source, The Verge is outing their upcoming ATIV S. The 4.8″ smartphone caught our eye as the specs match up with the upcoming T-Mobile Windows Phone 8 LTE device from Samsung. It’s possible this isn’t T-Mobile’s upcoming device, but given that our … [read full article]

Samsung Says It’s Willing To Modify Phones To Avoid Apple Ban

  Samsung confirmed on Tuesday that it will modify its smartphones if it fails to successfully fight Apple’s request to have devices banned in the US. Apple’s request to ban 8 smartphones in the US will not see a December 8th hearing to discuss the injunctions Apple wants to impose on Samsung’s products. Until the December 6th hearing, neither side can discuss any new injunctions until the hearing at the end of the … [read full article]

ISIS Mobile Payment System To Debut In September, Three T-Mobile Devices Included

With T-Mobile announcing a software update for the Galaxy S II that includes “ISIS” details, the internet is abuzz with what exactly T-Mobile was updating. Thankfully, Bloomberg seems to have the answer with a report that ISIS’ CEO says to expect a September launch in two test markets. In fact, the two test markets, Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah are the very same markets we discovered as T-Mobile’s own … [read full article]

Samsung Announces Four New Galaxy S III Colors, Including Black

Samsung wants the world to know that the launch of the Galaxy S III has been so successful, that they are launching four new colors “inspired by nature.” The new colors “take their inspiration from the Earth’s richest materials: Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Sapphire Black and Titanium Grey.” Elegant, intelligent and stylish, the Samsung GALAXY S III is designed for humans and inspired by nature.  This design ethos is brought to life through … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S II Update Includes Bug Fixes, ISIS Support

Samsung Galaxy S II owners rejoice as a brand new maintenance update includes bug fixes that will hopefully work out a number of issues you’ve had since the Ice Cream Sandwich update. Unfortunately, T-Mobile’s support website doesn’t detail exactly what “bug fixes” entails, but we can only hope they fix a number of the issues encountered after the anticipated Ice Cream Sandwich update. The real highlight of this update is the ISIS/NFC … [read full article]

T-Mobile Readying Flyers Aimed At Unlocked iPhone Use And Savings Over AT&T

T-Mobile’s efforts to bring unlocked iPhone customers into stores certainly seems to be heating up as we just got our hands on some flyers that may be apart of T-Mobile’s marketing strategy. The flyers are pretty simple, showing the savings T-Mobile customers will discover when they leave pesky AT&T behind. For those of you who don’t think the iPhone on T-Mobile’s network is a boost or will draw customers, a four-store pilot (which … [read full article]

T-Mobile Adding microSIM Kits For iPhone 4/4S, Training Employees For “Selling Against The iPhone”

Based on both pieces of information that just came into our inbox, we’re trying to draw two conclusions, one that T-Mobile isn’t getting the iPhone 5, which shouldn’t surprise anyone. The second is that with the receipt of new Monthly4G microSIM kits supporting the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, T-Mobile is close to announcing some news about their network refarm. The second bit of interesting news comes from the second image and the … [read full article]