We recently discussed the sighting of the black Galaxy S III and the likelihood of its release. Our speculation was confirmed this morning by Samsung’s official blog: Yup, that’s a brown phone. I think this is the first brown phone I’ve ever seen–Samsung is really sticking to its guns with the whole “Nature” UX design language. But...

My relationship with device protection has been a love/hate affair for many years. It all started with my 3rd gen iPod’s silicone case. It fully encased the device in a 1.5mm thick layer of jelly silicone (at a time when silicone was new, novel and predominant), that protected my iPod like no other, but also caught dust like a glue stick and made it impossibly difficult...

As I perused the aisles of department store giant Nordstroms, I found myself standing in front of a showcase of iPad and iPhone cases/covers. At first I thought, what a strange place for electronics accessories, but then it made perfect sense–the smartphone case is no longer a utilitarian piece of armor for your device, it is a statement about one’s own personality. I...

In today’s review, I will be taking a look at Elago Design’s S4 Breathe case for the Samsung Galaxy S II. Before we take a look at the Elago S4 Breathe, I would like to make note that this is not an Elago sponsored review–this case is a personal purchase and I would like to share with you my take on the the product. Construction and Design Okay. So...

If you are a recent convert from the Apple camp or just a fan of the UI, we have some great news for you! Espier Launcher has just hit Android Market and it brings a fully skinned launcher with iOS exclusive features! As you can see in the screen capture above, besides the Android notification bar, it is quite difficult to tell the homescreen apart from that of an Apple...

Although Samsung’s UI customization is best known through their proprietary TouchWiz software, their San Jose Mobile Lab has just released a new Android-wide user interface dubbed Pure Breeze. The goal behind the Pure Breeze UI was to make navigation between apps a breeze by streamlining and building the interface around this idea. Although there are many different...

[Spoiler Alert: If you want to skip to our article on How To customize your Infuse or Galaxy S device with the winner of this roundup, go here. If you are too lazy to read, watch my in-depth video guide!] Samsung’s flagship Android phones have all been rampant successes; the Galaxy S, Galaxy S II, and Infuse 4G have all received positive critic reviews in almost...