Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Mobile loses CTO responsible for GSII and Galaxy Tabs

Samsung Mobile loses CTO responsible for GSII and Galaxy Tabs

The executive arguably behind Samsung's dominance in Android over the past eighteen months is leaving the company, its been revealed. Omar Khan, who has been CTO at Samsung Mobile and was instrumental in the best-selling Galaxy S and Galaxy S II smartphones and Galaxy Tab series of tablets, is moving to Citigroup, TDG reports, where he will be responsible for the company's global digital banking efforts.

Continue Reading...

US carriers ignoring Samsung Galaxy S II over Moto/HTC bias?

US carriers ignoring Samsung Galaxy S II over Moto/HTC bias?

US carriers have reportedly been dragging their heels over the Samsung Galaxy S II because of bias toward CDMA devices from rivals Motorola and HTC, a new Korean report claims, with a Samsung executive admitting that "negotiations with American telecom companies have dragged on." The Galaxy S II - of which Samsung sold 3m in the first 55 daysof availability - still has no estimated release date in the US, a fact which Chosun Ilbo's sources claim is down to carriers having "a better alternative" from alternative firms.

Continue Reading...

Samsung Galaxy S II Angry Birds Level Discovered!

Samsung Galaxy S II Angry Birds Level Discovered!

Well what do you know, there's another Rovio connection to a brand promotion. Who would have thought? This time it's for the Samsung Galaxy S II, aka the world's most powerful superphone, and it's to be found inside the already-released all-summer-long expansion for Angry Birds Seasons: Summer Pignic. For those of you that have not been playing, this expansion is one that works similar to how the Christmas expansion did, a new level opening for play each day of the summer. That means LOTS of play on this game as people are already OBSESSED with playing - one per day and a secret Galaxy S II!

Continue Reading...

Samsung Galaxy S II ships 3m in 55 days, setting new company record

Samsung Galaxy S II ships 3m in 55 days, setting new company record

Samsung has announced that it has sold three million of its Galaxy S II smartphones in 55 days, setting a new record for the company and meaning a GSII was bought every 1.5 seconds. That's without official North American availability; the Galaxy S II - which has a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display and is the thinnest smartphone on the market at 8.49mm thick - is yet to go on sale in the US, though carrier versions have been well rumored.

Continue Reading...

Samsung Galaxy Z distills GSII spirit into cheaper model

Samsung Galaxy Z distills GSII spirit into cheaper model

Details of Samsung's latest Android smartphone have emerged, with the Samsung Galaxy Z going up for pre-order in Sweden. The 4.2-inch WVGA smartphone is effectively a slimmed-down version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, bridging the gap between it and last year's Galaxy S. It has a Super Clear LCD display, rather than Super AMOLED Plus, and a 1GHz dual-core processor, rather than 1.2GHz on the GSII.

Continue Reading...

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus 1.4GHz Upgrade Tipped as Global iPhone 5 Competitor

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus 1.4GHz Upgrade Tipped as Global iPhone 5 Competitor

As the Android world reels in awe of the awesomeness of the new king of Google mobile OS power, the famed Galaxy S II appears now to have an upgrade coming at or before the USA release. If you'll look below the second paragraph in the post you're reading now, you'll see a benchmark run on the standard Galaxy S II that's out on the world market right this moment. This benchmark shows that the Galaxy S II as it exists today is the clear forerunner for most powerful Android device benchmarked thus far. What we've come to understand today is that, if "sources in Asia" are to be believed, there's an even more powerful Galaxy S II coming soon.

Continue Reading...

Samsung Epic 4G, WiMAX Galaxy S II and more tipped for Q3 launch

Samsung Epic 4G, WiMAX Galaxy S II and more tipped for Q3 launch

Details of a number of new CDMA phones have leaked, including the Samsung Epic 2 and what could well be the WiMAX version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, aka the "Galaxy Within." According to This is my next's source, the Epic 2 - which will replace last year's Epic 4G - with a 4-inch display, 1.2GHz single-core Hummingbird processor and an 8-megapixel camera, as well as a slide-out QWERTY keyboard of course, will drop sometime in Q3 2011.

Continue Reading...

Samsung denied early iPad 3/iPhone 5 access but Apple sales injunction hopes fade

Samsung denied early iPad 3/iPhone 5 access but Apple sales injunction hopes fade

Disappointment in the courts for both Apple and Samsung this week, as neither company gets its own way in the ongoing legal spat over design copying and patent infringement. Samsung's demands to see Apple's unannounced iPad 3 and iPhone 5 - which prompted accusations of harassment from the Cupertino company -have been denied, FOSSpatents reports; however, it also looks unlikely that Apple will secure a preliminary injunction against Samsung products going on sale in the US.

Continue Reading...

What Do You Get A Dad That Has Everything?

What Do You Get A Dad That Has Everything?

It’s Father’s Day and I wish dads out there a wonderful day with your sons and daughters. I never understood my father’s love as well as the sacrifices he made until the arrival of my daughter, Allison, a little over a year ago. That being said, it’s nice having one day out of year where dads all over the world are being shown how much they’re appreciated. Giving presents or a Father’s Day card is the norm and presents can range from a drawing to an expensive flatscreen TV.

(photo credit: Daniel Lim)

Continue Reading...