With the massive hardware fragmentation of the Android ecosystem, it’s not very surprising when an OEM abandons a device after it’s first OS...

Samsung’s Galaxy Note was the first device to cross over into ‘phablet’ territory with its 5.3 inch display and built-in Wacom digitizer and stylus. There were plenty of detractors of the gargantuan phone, but it sold over 10 million devices in 9 months–running Gingerbread and a relatively older dual core SoC. Enter the Galaxy Note II, revealed...

After upgrading my Galaxy S II to Android 4.0.3, I’ve found a fair amount of changes to the look of Android as well as the structure of the UI. For the most part its pretty intuitive, but we thought we’d give you a heads up. 1. Menu Button The old menu button used to being up a 6 button grid with icons on the home screen, and 3-2 button grids on others. In...

Samsung broke millions of Galaxy S users’ hearts when they announced that they would not be supporting an ICS update for the venerable smartphone, however they managed to make amends by announcing the ‘Value Pack’ update which promised to bring Android 4.0 with a lightweight TouchWiz package. It looks like our hopes have been dashed once more. Sad Panda Samsung’s...

The Samsung Galaxy Note is one heck of a tablet/phone hybrid–it has an astonishing 5.3″ 1280×800 Super AMOLED HD display powered by the revered Exynos SoC and now, it can also run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: Samsung officially announced that ICS would be heading to the Galaxy Note come Q1 of 2012 but looks like the Cyanogen Team has brought it to...

Galaxy S II owners need not feel left out come thelaunch of the Galaxy Nexus and it’s tasty software accomplice, Ice Cream Sandwich. According to the latest tweet by SamsungUK, it has been officially confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S II will be receiving the latest version of Android. When we will receive that update… who knows, but we can always speculate. Based...

T-Mobile’s 4G variant of the venerable Galaxy S is finally getting updated to Andoid 2.3, Gingerbread. Although the update is long overdue, Galaxy S 4G users will be happy to hear that wait is finally over. According to T-Mobile’s support site, the software update will be available beginning November 15th (today) and will update the Galaxy S 4G to Android...

The release of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will bring Android 4.0 to the masses, but what about the vast majority of users already dining on Gingerbread and Honeycomb? According to AndroidHD based in Italy, a select number of current-gen, Samsung Android devices will be receiving the upgrade to Android 4.0. If you haven’t yet been informed on what the latest update...

While a Samsung Captivate Froyo update has leaked and yet to be confirmed if its the final build, the Froyo update for the T-Mobile Vibrant looks to be delayed a few more weeks.  The update was originally planned for the end of September, but like all Galaxy S devices it seems it won’t see its update until the last half of this month, unless it gets delayed again. Samsung...

Samsung Spica has been out and about for just over a month and is already receiving royal treatment – an upgrade to Android 2.1. Looking fairly similar to the Samsung Galaxy (i7500), the Samsung Spica (i5700) is well equipped with Google applications alongside an 800 MHz processor amongst other features. Check out the video below of the Samsung Spica running on Android...