A few recent developments have woken us from our 2-year-plan slumber. We’ve been exposed to a very inexpensive unlocked phone in the Nexus 4, and T-Mobile has decided to stop subsidizing phones. If we can get a great unlocked phone for a reasonable price, or a cheaper rate plan with an unsubsidized phone, why shouldn’t we? Are we able to end our dependence on carriers? It’s possible, and maybe even better, to break away from the normal routine.
First CM 10.1 experimental build available for the Galaxy Note 2 LTE
The guys behind CyanogenMod have been working hard to get CM 10.1 (based on the Android 4.2 branch) on as many devices as possible. Now, the first builds are available for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE.
Samsung outs Ruby Wine and Amber Brown Galaxy Note 2 editions in Korea
XDA member ThilinaC has released port of Sony's Xperia Z launcher onto Samsung Touchwiz devices. The download comes with the new UI and some nice looking custom Xperia widgets to help spice up your Samsung handset.
Lenovo, which has just introduced its Intel-powered 5.5-inch phablet, the IdeaPhone K900, is looking the challenge the Galaxy Note 2. Allow us to walk you through the specs and features of both devices in this latest edition of VS.
Teknision shows off Chameleon Launcher running on smartphones [video]
2012 will no doubt be known as the year of the Samsung smartphones. The Galaxy S 3 was a mega hit and the Galaxy Note 2 was very successful as well. Due to this, Samsung posted a record $8.2 billion in profits during Q4 2012.