Samsung holding another event on October 24

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All indications are that Samsung will provide further details for the U.S. launch of the Galaxy Note II.

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Samsung rumored to intro GT-I8190 ‘Golden’ in November

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Lest you thought Samsung was going to finish the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, you’d only be partially correct.  Word on the street is that they are cooking up yet another Android device for November, a little something nicknamed ‘Golden”. Details are very scarce at this ...

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Galaxy Note II may sell three times faster than predecessor

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Samsung believes that the Galaxy Note II may sell up to three times faster than its predecessor over the course of the first 90 days.  Thanks to a partnership of more than 260 carriers across 128 markets, there’s going to be a much bigger presence for the 5.5-inch smartphone that pulls ...

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Samsung remixes and recycles for two new “Next Big Thing” ads

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Samsung has introduced two new versions of its current “Next Big Thing” commercial campaign, both coming in the form of shorter, 30-second spots.  Using some of the same footage as before, we get to see a few familiar characters uttering more goofy and sad phrases. This is the line ...

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Pantech reveals the Pantech Vega R3, a Galaxy Note II competitor

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Pantech is not the leading mobile phone brand in the world, but there’s no doubt in it that they are working really hard to attain a proper place in the smartphone market. First they were known as a maker of low-end or mid-end Android phones, but then we recently saw the Pantech Magnus, ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 25)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits, which for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Samsung announces Martian Pink Galaxy S III for Korea

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Samsung has introduced a new Martian Pink version of its Galaxy S III, smartphone, making it available for South Korean consumers.  As the 7th color option for the flagship handset, the pink edition will be offered in a limited, 100,000 unit capacity.  There’s no indication yet that this ...

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Samsung outlines Android 4.1 update for 15 Galaxy models

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Samsung has started to deploy the Android 4.1 update to the Galaxy S III and promises it will be coming to more than a dozen other models.  In a statement emailed to The Verge, Samsung advises that there are multiple devices expected to see Jelly Bean, including tablets and phones. ...

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean official for Verizon Galaxy Nexus

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is officially ready for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus, according to the nation’s largest wireless carrier.  A support page (PDF) has gone live for the update, detailing some of the new and awesome features such as Google Now and enhanced notifications. Once you ...

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Leaked Verizon fall roadmap tips various Android releases

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Seems like every year around this time we find ourselves looking at a leaked Verizon roadmap with multiple smartphone release dates.  Such is the case today as we learn what Big Red has in store for the remainder of 2012.  According to a source close to PhoneArena, we should see roughly a half ...

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T-Mobile Galaxy S III scores The Avengers as virtual pre-loaded film

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T-Mobile customers who pick up the Samsung Galaxy S III will soon be able to enjoy a free download of the 3rd highest grossing film of all time, Marvel’s The Avengers.  Available for free in the Samsung Media Hub on September 25, the movie will also be offered to those who already own the ...

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Samsung’s ‘Next Big Thing’ ads get update in wake of iPhone 5

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Samsung has a brand new version of its “Next Big Thing” ad campaign ready to hit television airwaves and we’ve got an embedded copy below.  Timed, not coincidentally, with the release of Apple’s new iPhone, the video points out all the stuff that people are getting in ...

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American Airlines arming 17,000 flight attendants with Galaxy Note

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American Airlines has announced that it will begin arming its 17,000 flight attendants with a Samsung Galaxy Note for use on aircrafts. The move is an effort to improve customer satisfaction, and help modernize in-flight services. Keep an eye on your flight attendant the next time you fly the ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Galaxy Note II to cost $299

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U.S. Cellular is the first carrier to announce its price for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note II.  Expected to arrive in “late October”, the 5.5-inch smartphone will run$299.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate.  In a bit of goodwill, U.S. Cellular will change that to an instant rebate ...

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Galaxy Note II announced for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular

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Samsung today announced that the Galaxy Note II will, in fact, be coming to the United States to all four major carriers.  That means you’ll soon see the 5.5-inch phone and tablet hybrid device at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.  What’s more, U.S. Cellular is already ...

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