February 21, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S III leaked in purple, pegged for April release on Sprint

Starting next month, Sprint loyalists will likely be able to get their paws around the Galaxy S 4. Or, if the budget has been a bit tight, a brand new Galaxy S III. The image above has been posted by the typically-reliable evleaks, showing off a heretofore unannounced purple edition of one of Samsung's cash cows. We aren't given too many details … [Read more...]

Samsung’s comically large Galaxy Note 8.0 smartphone: purely a brand play, if nothing else

More Info Galaxy Note 8.0 preview Galaxy Note 8.0 specifications Note 8.0 spotted early at MWC The doors to this year's Mobile World Congress have just barely been opened, but you might say the show is already won. And, perhaps unsurprisingly, it's Samsung doing the winning. For those who were far too busy enjoying their Saturday … [Read more...]

Visa and Samsung ink worldwide NFC deal, practically guarantees payWave on your Galaxy S IV

First, the good news. It appears that Visa and Samsung's Olympics trial went over so well, that it's expanding those mobile payment dreams to a global audience. Now, the rough news -- Visa has convinced Samsung to pre-load the payWave app onto every future Samsung smartphone with an NFC module. Granted, you'd be using that anyway for contactless … [Read more...]

Atwell Not In “Captain 2,” Levitt Up For “Galaxy”

Two brief bits of superhero film-related casting today. First up, British actress Hayley Atwell has confirmed she will NOT be reprising her role as Peggy Carter in the upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier". Next up, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is the latest name in consideration for the role of Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) in Marvel's … [Read more...]

Motorola reportedly engineering ‘X phone’ and ‘X tablet’ to rival iPhone and Galaxy devices

Remember that era where the original RAZR elevated Motorola's name in the mobile realm to god-like status? Evidently, folks in that inner circle are angling for that to happen once more. A breaking report from The Wall Street Journal has it on good authority that engineers at Moto are toiling on a so-called "X phone," which is obviously being built … [Read more...]

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus getting ICS today; Springboard update coming tomorrow

Our calendars no longer say July, but we'll forgive T-Mobile (and its partners) for a month-long delay. As expected, albeit a little late, the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for T-Mob can now be updated to Android 4.0 via the download in the source link. Moreover, the Springboard slate will get an Ice Cream Sandwich update of its own via an over-the-air push … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 appears in 30-second commercial (video)

If -- for some outlandish reason -- you were still doubting the imminent release of the Galaxy Note 10.1, let us invite you to have a peek at the video just after the break. Sure enough, it's an official Samsung teaser showcasing some of the more seductive features of its forthcoming Android slate -- the slate that Samsung was ordered to stop … [Read more...]

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) now hitting all Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ devices

The Galaxy Nexus we reviewed back at Google I/O was gifted with Android 4.1 from the start, but alas, Google wouldn't say when exactly it'd be rolling out to the masses. How's about... now? Just days after the Samsung-built superphone went back on sale at the Play Store, Google has officially announced that Jelly Bean's rollout to Galaxy Nexus … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Galaxy S III pricing plans revealed, and they aren’t exactly ‘cheap’

Not interested in paying $ 200 on contract for a new Galaxy S III over at Sprint / AT&T? Fret not, lost souls -- T-Mobile USA will soon be willing to sell you one for more. Much more. We just landed our hands on an internal pricing sheet for the forthcoming Android superphone, with the 16GB model listed at $ 229.99 on a Value Plan contract, … [Read more...]

Samsung’s Unpacked Mobile 2012 app outs ‘Galaxy S3’ as next smartphone’s name

Up until now, we haven't actually had any confirmation of what Samsung's upcoming superphone would be named. We've had plenty of reason to believe that it'd simply be the third iteration of the famed Galaxy S line, and even an Amazon Germany page predicting as much, but it's another thing entirely to see the term "Galaxy S3" used by Samsung itself. … [Read more...]