Samsung has been getting better and better about firmware update with each generation of hardware, and we’re pleased to announce that both the 7 and 10.1 inch versions of the Galaxy Tab 2 are being updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Android 4.1 is arguably the most significant and powerful update to Android in the last couple years as it adds significant performance...

Samsung has slowly been getting better at their update release cycles, as it looks like the unlocked international version of the Galaxy S III will be receiving its first major software update within 6 months of its release. According to CNet’s Andrew Hoyle, Samsung has confirmed that the flagship Galaxy S III will be receiving the update to Android 4.1 before...

We bring you more good news from IFA Berlin 2012! In addition the announcement of the , Samsung has made an official statement in their keynote proclaiming that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be making its way onto the Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note 10.1 ‘very soon.’ This announcement is in line with SamMobile’s progress report on Samsung’s...

Samsung has always been friendly to the Android developer/modder/hacker community and it looks like Samsung will be teaming up with Verizon to offer a special “developer edition” of their flagship for the nation’s top carrier.  Although Samsung typically has a great rep about providing transparency regarding their bootloaders and source codes, Verizon...

We recently previewed some of our favorite features in the Android 4.0 ICS update for the Samsung Galaxy Note, and now you can finally get the official release now! Simply follow the steps below and you too will have the latest software for the Galaxy Note. The ICS update is a bit hefty on the data size, so you unfortunately will not be able to receive the update over...

Although Samsung’s popularity has largely stemmed on its hardware development, Samsung’s software engineers are busy thinking of innovative new ways to make their top notch hardware more human friendly.   The latest bit of ingenuity comes in the form of Samsung’s SmartStay technology which cleverly prevents the display from timing out by detecting if...

8 months isn’t a short period of time (heck, a baby takes just a little longer than that to be “updated”), but it certainly seems fast in comparison to the T-Mobile Vibrant’s Gingerbread update, which took well over a year to come out. Now T-Mobile Galaxy S II users can bask in the glory of Android’s most significant update, Android 4.0 Ice...

One thing that always bugged the heck out of me was how every time I would queue up a lot of notifications on my Samsung Galaxy S II running Gingerbread, I would have to either Select every single notification and manually take care of them or Clear all of them at once with no chance to look at them Ladies and gentlemen, I present you the single most compelling reason...

Ice Cream Sandwich has been a finnicky subject for Galaxy S owners as Samsung has been very wishy-washy about whether or not their 20 million+ loyal users would be getting the arguably the biggest Android upgrade to date. “Firmware Update!” After initially failing to make the list of devices to receive the 4.0 update, Samsung promised a ‘Value Pack’...

The Samsung Galaxy Note has been one of my favorite Android devices of all time, and now it looks like my favorite feature, the S-pen, will be getting extended functionality thanks to a slew of apps in Samsung “Premium Suite.” If Android 4.0 is any bit as good on the Galaxy Note as it is on the Galaxy S II, I can fully expect this software update to be the...