AT&T Selling the Samsung Captivate NOW!

Just a few minutes ago we got a tip from one of our readers, Greg Stengel that he was able to buy his Samsung Captivate (Galaxy S phone) from AT&T TODAY!  I called my local AT&T corporate store and they confirmed that they had quite a few in stock and that indeed you could buy... Read More

International Galaxy S Root Method Works on U.S. Versions

Samsung’s Galaxy S line is sure to be a winner, with 1Ghz processors and beautiful Super AMOLED screens. The only thing that could make it better is the ability to gain root access without jumping through a bunch of hoops. Well, it appears that our friends across the pond may be able to ...

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US Cellular to Offer Four Android Phones in 2010

US Cellular plans to bring customers four Android handsets this year, starting next month with the Samsung Acclaim.  Kicking things off with the sliding QWERTY on July 9th, the carrier will be following closely with the HTC Desire.   

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Samsung Galaxy S i9000 Rooted

The folks over at Samdroid have successfully rooted  Samsung’s, latest smartphone, Galaxy S i9000.  Rooting the phone allows you to install third party applications and custom ROM’s. Rooting a phone comes with a customary warning that there is a chance that things may go wrong and you may brick ...

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T-Mobile Vibrant (Galaxy S) Prepping for July 21 Arrival

T-Mobile’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S looks as if it will be called the Vibrant when it arrives July 21st.  Cell Phone Signal has been sent some official looking pictures of the device along with details of pre-loaded applications and services.  According to their sources, the T959 ...

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Galaxy S Promo Site Goes Live

Lately I have been feeling like a Pointer Sister from the ’80’s, humming “I’m So Excited” like a fiend as we draw closer and closer to a release date for the Samsung Galaxy S.  Along with this Save the Date email, and this Galaxy S Teaser that media outlets ...

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Samsung Teasing Galaxy S with ‘Save the Date’ Emails

Samsung is getting ready to kick off the Galaxy S in a pretty big way.  They just started sending out “Save the Date” emails with very basic details.  Promising more to follow we are now expecting the handset maker to formally announce carriers and pricing come June 29th.  Of ...

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Samsung Sending Out Teasers for Galaxy S!

If you have been following any of my posts, or listening to any of the Android Guys Thursday Night Podcasts, you know that I am holding my breath for when the Samsung Galaxy S drops for purchase with T-Mo, my carrier of choice. There have been many rumors as to the exact release date in... Read More

Samsung Galaxy S to Hit 110 Nations at Once

According to Korean IT Times, the Samsung Galaxy S will be rolling out to 110 countries around the world later this summer. Among the carriers expected to offer the handset are Orange (France), SingTel (Singapore), and Deutsche Telecom (Germany).  It has been previously reported that the big ...

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Rumor Has It Samsung and T-Mobile Up to Something Big…

…And we think we already know what it is.  Remember back a few weeks ago when we thought we knew what T-Mobile’s Project Emerald was?  At the time we purported that it was related to the Samsung Galaxy S arriving on the carrier.  After doing some digging around and reading we ...

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Exclusive: Samsung i897 in the Wild (AT&T)

As we reported here earlier this week, the Samsung i897 looks to be AT&T’s first serious attempt at releasing an Android phone. In terms of specs, it appears to be almost identical to the Galaxy S with its 4-inch AMOLED screen, Android 2.1, and 5-megapixel camera. Our source for a few ...

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Samsung Galaxy S Hits Germany, Asia Targeted for June

The first (and only) Android phone with a Super AMOLED display has started its world tour.  First up is Germany where users can pick one up from Amazon Germany at the not-so-low cost of €649 euros ($799 US). Next month will see the Asian market releasing the phone for roughly the full retail ...

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Samsung i897 Sounding More and More Like a Galaxy S

A few months back a few documents were listed on the Bluetooth Special Interest Group website for a Samsung i897 handset.  At the time it was found that the quad-band GSM device featured a 4.0-inch AMOLED screen, the TouchWiz 3.0 interface, and Bluetooth 3.0 support.  Sounding very similar to ...

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Spotted! T-Mobile Flavored Samsung Galaxy S

Howard Chui of howardchui.com recently posted a short, hands-on video walkthrough of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S handset. Astute viewers have noticed that a handful of T-Mobile applications were sitting front and center when the menu of apps was opened. Take a look at the image to the right ...

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Vodefone UK Lists Samsung Galaxy S as “Coming Soon”

Vodafone UK is now listing the Samsung Galaxy S under their ‘coming soon’ page, indicating a launch is around the corner.  Recombu believes we could see the phone eek out here later in May, possibly early June and we’ve got no reason to argue with that.  As a quick primer, the ...

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