The guys over at Pocket Now have had a chance to play with the Samsung’s Galaxy S II, and they were nice enough to create an excellent video detailing the features of the TouchWiz 4.0 interface that comes installed on the phone. A lot of things in the TouchWiz UI have changed in the latest iteration of Samsung’s Android replacement. One of the biggest additions...

The four default apps that are loaded onto the Galaxy S app tray are nice suggestions, but in reality, the 3 most used features of the phone are not going to be phone, email and web. At first I was puzzled; long-pressing the icons didn’t highlight them, and when attempting to drag homescreen icons to the tray it transforms into a trashcan. How rude. Have no fear,...

Part 1 introduced the fundamentals of lithium ion batteries, and methods to extend their lives over the long run. Now lets focus on increasing battery life on a day-to-day basis. Winning the Battle on Battery on Life Many different usage factors affect battery longevity, but the main culprits are the display, processing, and network usage. Although cranking up the brightness...

There’s a plethora of input methods on Android Market each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Features aside (multiple language support, voice to text, etc), generally these keyboards attempt to add value in one or more of these speed/ease of use departments: Predictive input Single character input speed Error reduction Usability with 1 hand Symbol/Numeric...

The development of the Android platform has propagated enormous advances in telephony and social networking, and one of the newest developments comes in the form of an application called Jajah. Although we have plenty of options for making internet calls—Skype, Google Voice, Oovoo, Teamspeak and Vent—these options are limited by both users needing a client and/or...

Hey guys, back in July we wrote two articles each featuring ten tips that we thought would be useful for Galaxy S users; today we are releasing a video walkthrough of all the tips featured in the article. Open up the video description to find shortcuts to each tip: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wkh_XBMnJ9g Stay tuned for part 2 of the series. You can find the original...

Often times I find myself washing together darks and brights, colors and whites, & wool with cotton. Heck if I had one I would probably wash a tuxedo with my towels. If you share my story of laundry lament, rejoice! In conjunction with the release of their new Eco Bubble and Eco Storm washer, Samsung has released a new app on the Android Market to help maximize the...

Tired of getting calls from telemarketers, phone surveys, and pesky debt collectors? If you have a Samsung Android phone, you’re are in luck! Here is a neat feature that allows you to avoid the nuisance: Auto Reject. This feature automatically filters incoming calls so that calls from non-contacts will not be connected, and you will not be alerted of the missed...

Samsung recently released the new Bluetooth headset Samsung Modus HM6450. It has lightweight and stylish design with some interesting features. Modus HM6450 is compatible with an application called Samsung Bluetooth Freesync that allows you to listen to Text messages, e-mail, missed calls and details of appointments while you plug in the headset. It is also possible...

Samsung announced candybar-QWERTY keypad device called Samsung Galaxy Pro which has been known as Galaxy Q. It features Android 2.2, Snapdragon processor 800Mhz CPU, 2.8″ capacitive touch screen, 4-row QWERTY, 3MP camera, and Social Hub premium. It will released through UK operator Three. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sJ3eO63v40 [Updated : Specification in...