Posts by Alex Pak

Samsung pledges a full day of life on single charge for 2012

We love it when companies make grandiose promises. I guess we’ll have to wait a bit to see if Samsung delivers on this new one, but the outlook is good. What promise you ask? Well, it looks like all our complaint about battery life have been heard because today, Kevin Packingham, the VP of Product Innovation, delivered a statement today wherein he promised… Read more

Droid Bionic OTA update hits testers

Looks like Motorola’s back at it again and plans for another update to the Droid Bionic have been announced. The update will hit consumer units in soon and we have news that Motorola has rolled out the update to testers. What’s changing? VCast Music app has been replaced by the Amazon MP3 app Motorola’s Terms and COnditions screen automatically… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 launches in South Korea

For all you fans of PMPs out there, looks like we have some good news for you today. Samsung Electronics, the masterminds behind the Galaxy Tab line of tablets and Galaxy S phones has released a new Galaxy Player which is a personal media device much like the iPod Touch that leverages the Android ecosystem to bring a smartphone-like experience to the user…. Read more

Motorola DEFY+ JCB launches in UK

Where are all the ruggedized smartphone fans? Hopefully in the UK because that’s where the new Motorola DEFY+ JCB edition is dropping. If you are a fan of waterproofing, shockproofing, and dustproofing, now is the time to head over to your nearest mobile retailer and pick this bad boy up, all for the price of £260. What are the specs? Glad you asked…. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note to come to Sprint and Verizon

It looks like Samsung’s wunderkind the Galaxy Note is about to make some big waves in North America. We saw the Galaxy Note in several renders that teased US carrier logos in addition to seeing the product at CES 2012. Well, it looks like we have some more news for you today and it’s all good. Seems like industry analyst Paul Mueller has gotten word that… Read more

Samsung Galaxy S II joins the FCC party with US Cellular

Looks like another Samsung Galaxy S II has made it over to the FCC. The Galaxy S II that joined the FCC party is named the Samsung R760. It will be launching on US Cellular’s network and will ship with Samsung’s proprietary UI experience (the TouchWiz interface). No hardware changes are present in the newest iteration of the Galaxy S II so it’s the same… Read more

Huawei Ascend P1 with LTE and bigger battery coming soon

Huawei has been making waves recently in the Android world with a string of announcements. One of the more recent announcements was that of the Huawei Ascend P1. It is an Android 4.0 device that has some pretty impressive specs. Want to talk shop? Here we go… The Ascend P1 sports a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display, a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU, 1GB… Read more

Asus Transformer Prime will not be getting 3G love

It looks like Asus made a judgement call today and we can’t say we’re unhappy, maybe a little miffed. In any case, the buzz-generating Transformer Prime will not be getting a 3G antenna in any future iterations. While there was no elaboration as to why a cellular version would not be gracing the Android community, it looks like this is not the establishment… Read more