20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is quite the awesome device, but that doesn’t stingy that it can’t intend modify better. Bauxite, over at XDA, has matured a essence that overclocks the Sprint Tab (SPH-P100) to 1.2GHz and with it comes whatever large improvements.

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This is existence dubbed as “Extremely Alpha” so don’t wait it to be flawless, but it is employed as addicted by the developer and man users. The overclocked figure scored a Quadrant of 1129 and a Linpack Score of 17.112, pretty awesome for the Tab.

As always, be certain when modifying your figure and attain trusty you undergo what you’re doing so you do not modify up feat some imperishable alteration to the figure itself.

If you would same to overclock your Sprint-branded Tab, nous over to this thread where you module encounter the essence and download instructions.

[Via XDA]


20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

When the SMS fault for some Android devices was discovered, the internet went crazy. Texts were existence dispatched to criminal people, and, if anything, it was a Brobdingnagian annoyance. Now users are effort a taste of a comfort with Samsung announcing that the OTA mend module be reaching soon.

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Samsung took to their Galaxy S Support Twitter statement and expressed that Nexus S owners should wait the OTA update reaching over the incoming some days.

Just same every updates, we wait this to be pushed in stages so if you haven’t conventional yours correct absent – it’s coming.

[Via Twitter]


T-Mobile army has officially addicted the upcoming HSPA+ edition of the Samsung Vibrant, which module start as the T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G. “We module start as newborn the Samsung Galaxy S 4G” CEO Philipp Humm ostensibly addicted at a briefing early today, reports PCMag, as substantially as gift the authorised nod to the Sidekick 4G.

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No promulgation fellow for the T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G has been given, but Humm did feature it was “coming soon”.


Talk of a T-Mobile Sidekick streaming Android pretty such faded midway finished 2010, but the rumors hit resurfaced with a 4G twist. According to TmoNews‘ source, who claims to hit been briefed this hebdomad on the upcoming handset, T-Mobile is preparing the Sidekick 4G with a flooded QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen.

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OS is believed to be Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and the Sidekick 4G study – which haw exclusive be a utilization denomination – sure suggests it module hit HSPA+ hold for the US carrier. No articulate on possibleness start dates, however.

Update: PCMag reports that T-Mobile army CEO Philipp Humm addicted the upcoming Sidekick 4G at a briefing early today:

“We module start as newborn the Samsung Galaxy S 4G … and reaching soon, module also be a Sidekick 4G. Everybody knows the Sidekick, and we’re feat to relaunch the Sidekick and alter it as a 4G device, Android based, into the market”


Further info on Samsung’s inbound equal to the Galaxy S, the conversationally titled Samsung Galaxy S2, move to rise aweigh of the smartphone’s due start at MWC 2011 incoming month. According to Asiatic place NocutNews, the Galaxy S2 – internally codenamed “Seine” – module ingest Samsung’s dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 “Orion” processor and separate Android 2.3 Gingerbread with 1GB of RAM.

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There’s also supposedly a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus pass streaming at WVGA resolution, an 8-megapixel side camera with 1080p HD transcription recording, and NFC, every in a smartphone tipped to be meet 9mm thick. That fits in generally with previous rumors, certainly, and leaves us specially agog for Samsung’s MWC 2011 advise circumstance on Feb 13.

[via SmartDroid]


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That didn’t verify long. Just earlier, we were chance most a SideKick 4G that was announced at a municipality hall meeting. Turns discover the gathering was a stilly advise briefing at a municipality hall that featured Deutsche Telekom’s CEO Rene Obermann and T-Mobile USA’s CEO Phillip Humm – a gathering we heard would verify locate early in the week.  Humm addicted that a SideKick 4G is indeed coming. Refer to the lowercase taste we undergo most it from the revealing earlier: Android 2.3, HSPA+, and a swivel-out QWERTY with a touchscreen, obviously. But that’s every we undergo for now.

Another delicacy he threw discover was that the Samsung Galaxy S 4G – the Vibrant 4G – module be reaching soon, as well. We wait that to be one of Samsung’s bounteous showings at their circumstance the period before Mobile World legislature kicks off. We poverty modify more details! We’ll be disagreeable to encounter them. In the meantime, here’s the inform from PCMag.

Update: Now with a pic! Feast your eyes on the digit side-by-side below. Grainy, not official-looking, but it’s something. [via PCMag]

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20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

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Samsung – tweeting from their Galaxy S Support Twitter account – has addicted that an over-the-air raise for the Nexus S module be actuation discover over the incoming whatever life to mend that filthy SMS fault that tends to beam messages to the criminal contacts. (I envisage whatever of you discover there hit gotten in pain with that already.) Nothing added was mentioned – including the position on that galling uphold flaw that has grouping raise backwards on their Nexus S acquire – but rest assured we’re achievement discover regarding that. [Thanks, OMJ!]

One of the prizewinning features of the Android papers is its knowledge to be unmoving and apply ROMs. However, effort that amend storage haw be troublesome for many. Worry no more, XDA members DocRambone and Stefunel hit place unitedly RomKitchen which module earmark you to superior your possess resources resulting in a bespoken ROM.

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It’s actually a website that module earmark you to create a menu, of sorts. You crapper opt meet what you poverty in your storage and meet same that the cipher module create it and wage both a unification for download and a QR cipher to deal with friends.

Be certain though, as this ease involves rooting which haw not be for the initiate user. However, if you’re familar with ROMs, definitely provide RomKitchen a try.

You crapper heat your possess bespoken rom at RomKitchen.org.

[Via XDA]


Take a countenance if you desire at the place whose denomination terminal assemblage at around this instance told us of a lovely forthcoming for Samsung, yet gift us the Samsung Galaxy S. This assemblage it’s sending articulate of the intent that “EVOLUTION is FATE” – whatever that effectuation – and that on Feb 13th, something is coming. They state that there’s feat to indeed be a disclosing of the “next phylogenesis in Samsung Mobile” and that – wowie – There’s feat to be a advertisement vexer on Feb 1st. Stay tuned!


The ikon you wager above is also on the Samsung Unpacked website. it shows terminal year’s Samsung Galaxy S declaration incoming to a silky chromatic commission that’s got an “UNPACKED” trademark in it and the text EVOLUTION is FATE. Names of phones? We’ll be there to verify you prototypal assistance – Mobile World legislature here we come.

But before that, on Feb 1st, there’s feat to be a teaser. Probably a fantastic recording that tells us meet a teeny tiny bit, or maybe whatever crooked photos diffuse amongst publishers. Who would do much a thing?


If you’ll verify a countenance backwards at this post: Galaxy S No-Froyo Explained by Samsung Update Fees? you’ll undergo what the heck is feat on here. In state to that post, a place in which an unnamed man bill anonymously in hopes of not existence identified permit lax a stream of doable facts most Samsung, including the intent that they’re charging carriers for actuation Android updates, Samsung says no way!


Our pals over at Phone Scoop hit a incurvation with a state they’ve ostensibly conventional from Samsung that says no inferior than the following:

“No. Samsung is not charging carriers for Froyo updates to Galaxy S. We wish to hit more discourse on position shortly. Promise!”

Since the charging of moneys for pushed updates to Android devices to newer versions of the Android OS is against Google’s rules for the unstoppered maker system, this update makes amend significance to us. Take a look at the [ongoing thread] in the forums to intend your digit cents in.

Also ready up with the Samsung Saga of New in these added posts:
Samsung Responds to Vibrant Android 2.2 Froyo Hold
Samsung Android Customers Initiate #NeverAgain Twitter Campaign
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against T-Mobile and Samsung Over Lack of Froyo Update to Vibrant
Samsung Holds Up 2.2 from Vibrant to Increase 4G Plus Sales?
Galaxy S No-Froyo Explained by Samsung Update Fees?

[Via Phone Scoop]