Tag Archives: Vibrant

Samsung releases Froyo source code for Epic and Vibrant

Your average Joe type Android user probably won’t find much of interest here, but hackers and modders are gonna love this. Samsung has taken the time to release the Froyo source code for not only the Vibrant, but for the Epic as well — Yes, the Epic doesn’t even have Froyo quite yet (the OTA was announced today), and the source code is already… Read more

Samsung Vibrant will see Froyo starting tomorrow

In a recent talk between PCMag and T-Mobile’s chief marketing officer Cole Brodman, it has been confirmed that the Samsung Vibrant will finally be updated to Froyo (2.2) starting tomorrow, January 21st. The update will work just like the rest of T-Mobile’s updates have – It will roll out in waves with hopes of finishing distribution as soon as… Read more

Galaxy S GPS fix not for the faint of heart

Galaxy S owners, I feel your pain. In the brief time that I owned a Vibrant I must have pulled over half a dozen times to wait for my GPS connection, having typed in an address and pulled out of the lot expecting the kind of response I had become accustomed to on other Androids. But as you know it’s not uncommon to wait 5 minutes for one of Sammy’s… Read more

Samsung pulling 2.2 update for Canadian Vibrants

Canadian owners of a Samsung Vibrant are not going to be happy to hear this. Due to “issues that some users have reported while completing the upgrade to Android 2.2,” Samsung is pulling the update to Froyo from Kies until further notice. As you will see in the full blip from Samsung Mobile Canada’s Facebook below, they don’t mention that only Vibrants… Read more

Samsung Galaxy S to receive Gingerbread after all?

At least one Samsung rep is responding to yesterday’s confusion regarding the bump of Sammy’s Galaxy S phones to Android version 2.3. It’s just a tweet, casually sent through Samsung Mobile India’s Twitter account, but it’s something: As Dustin pointed out yesterday, it only stands to reason that the already released Galaxy S devices (Vibrant,… Read more