Yesterday was a very busy day in the world of Tech, I’m sure you noticed here at Android Authority. After all we had 19 brand new devices announced yesterday by LG, Motorola, Samsung, Pantech, Sony, ASUS, and Lenovo, and CES is not even officially under way until today. Out of those 19 devices, AT&T announced 6 of them! Just to recap them so we know you didn’t miss anything, let’s go down the list – keep in mind most of these do not have prices or specific release dates yet.LG Spectrum: With a 720p and 4.5-inch display and sporting a 8MP back camera and a 1.3MP front camera, starting at only $199 on Contract at Verizon LG Connect 4G: One of [...]
CES 2012 has been a big hit for AT&T, and it is only monday, and already six new Android devices with LTE for AT&T have been announced three of them are by Samsung. So let’s go over all this for ya. From Samsung we have the Galaxy Note (you can read our review of the international version here), Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket HD, Samsung Exhilirate. From Pantech we were introduced to the Pantech Element and Pantech Burst. Finally from Sony we have the Sony Xperia Ion, we have all the specs below.Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD, with a 4.65-inch HD SuperAMOLED screen, available in “coming months”. Sony Xperia Ion, with a 4.6-inch HD screen and 12MP [...]
Ever since the success of the Samsung Galaxy S2 last year, many have been expecting when a new model will be released. With the number of press releases Samsung published about their growing sales figures, a sequel to the S2 was only the right thing to do. Despite the fact that Samsung still hasn’t made any official announcements on the Galaxy S3, many have speculated how the device will turn out to be. Especially with the company’s recent announcement of several new Exynos cores, it can be expected that they will be utilized to boost the new Galaxy S. There is also much reason to believe that the Galaxy SIII will be powered by a dual-core processor (at a minimum). But with [...]
The recent launch of the LG Nitro HD was expected to make huge waves in the mobile phone industry. Produced by LG, the phone carries an award-winning AH-IPS screen with HD capability. Rising hype concerning the new technology went frantic, with reviews claiming the LG phone’s display to be way better than the display of any other device in the market, including Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus screen found on the Samsung Galaxy S2 and other devices.
As the new year starts to unfold, it is fitting to take a look again at how LG’s gorgeous HD phone fares against Samsung’s worldwide best-seller, the Samsung Galaxy S2. Can each one outdo each other in a [...]
Just a few weeks ago I told you about the leaked ICS ROM with HTC Sense 3.5 for the HTC Sensation family, and since almost every ROM has been updated to 4.0.1. Well today a leaked ROM that Samsung has been working on for the Galaxy S2 with Android 4.0.3 and Touchwiz is on the menu. Below we will tell you how to install it on your Galaxy S2 phone.
News of this leaked ROM for the Galaxy S2 came from SamMobile, which is a site dedicated to news about Samsung devices and products. The video above and screenshot below is courtesy of SamMobile. You can read the original article by hitting the source link below.
It’s good to end the year right and begin a new year complete anew. If you want to welcome the new year with a loud bang on your Samsung Galaxy S2, you can do so by updating it to Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich build XXKP2.
This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to update your phone to Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich. So, before the clock strikes midnight (or probably after your New Year party), let’s give your device some love so you can enjoy the all-new Android experience of Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich.Important Reminders
Before we proceed with updating your Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 to XXKP2 firmware, take note of the [...]
The year 2011 was really a rich year with better, stronger, and faster smartphones coming out. But, it didn’t stop at the phone specs. Samsung, Apple, and Motorola each took a step further and brought their own file streaming apps. What this means is that you could stream media back and forth between your phone and your HDTV, your laptop, or your PC.
In the Samsung Galaxy S2, you’ve got AllShare. On the iPhone 4S, you have Airplay. On the Motorola Droid RAZR, MotoCast is the way. Although similar in function, not all these apps are the same.MotoCast
The Motorola Droid RAZR’s Motocast is pre-installed and all it needs is a MyMotoCast.com [...]
This year would surely be one of the biggest years for Android. There were so many Android devices that hit the market, and not just low-end and mid-range ones but also ones that did shine and become so popular.
Today we going to compare two of the big guns in the Android smartphone arena, and we will check out which one is better. When we say big guns, we are talking about the Samsung Galaxy S2 and the HTC Sensation XE. The fame of the Samsung Galaxy S2 is one of unprecedented success by far. Now, can the HTC Sensation XE climb the heights of the Galaxy S2’s success? Does the Sensation XE have what it takes to compete with the Galaxy S2? It’s time for us [...]
Although the Ice Cream Sandwich for the Samsung Galaxy S2 has already been confirmed, I could not help myself when news on the Alpha port of ICS for the SGS2 appeared on the web. Despite having a “stable” ROM, not everything seemed to be functioning at this point of time – all thanks to its developer xplodwold.
Being the “serial flasher” that I am, I took the first dive into the ICS port to get a taste of this sweet treat. Considering that it was an Alpha port, it’s not a recommended daily ROM that will pique the interest of most users. Although, it’s surprisingly smooth on the SGS2 (maybe even smoother than the Galaxy [...]