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Galaxy S2 Commercial Pokes Innocent Fun At Apple Fans

by: Charlene OwenNovember 24, 2011
Promoting the Android Galaxy S II line, the advertisement doesn’t have flashy graphics, cool techno sounds and a list of device features. Instead, it places Samsung opposite of Apple, joking about the latter’s sometimes obsessive fanboy culture while giving users a teaser of a new and powerful alternative.
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How to Get Alpha Port Of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich For The Samsung Galaxy S2

by: RandyNovember 23, 2011

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 [...]

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Galaxy Note vs Galaxy S2 vs Galaxy Nexus – the Best of the Best?

by: RandyNovember 13, 2011

2011 has proven to be a very significant year for Samsung. Not only did they release the Samsung Galaxy S2 – a respectable phone with a reputation that holds its own; there’s also a Galaxy Note, the first 5.3” phone-tablet with an S Pen Stylus. Samsung also holds the privilege of releasing the 3rd Nexus phone – the Galaxy Nexus – running Android 4.0, and the first ever Android phone with hardware acceleration. They also clinched the top smartphone manufacturer in Q3 of 2011, as well as surpassed Symbian to become the No.1 manufacturer in South East Asia.

These are causes for celebration – and at the South East Asia Galaxy Note World Tour in Jakarta, Android [...]

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Android Superphones are Leading the Charge

by: Edmund ApostolNovember 12, 2011
While sales of wireless handsets are generally on the rise, powerful high-end smart phone models called superphones are predicted to experience a 200% growth rate every year.
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How to Flash Custom ROM onto the Samsung Galaxy S2 (T-Mobile)

by: AlexanderOctober 26, 2011

Finally, T-Mobile Galaxy S II users can get a custom ROM built for their phone. Last week I wrote about how to root your T-Mobile Galaxy S2, and now here is your first Gingerbread custom ROM.

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. Android Authority will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.

The first step is to make sure that you have root on your phone along with ClockworkMod Recovery. Now download the ROM zip file from here and save it on your desktop for ease of access. Once done, connect your phone to the computer, mount SD Card as flash drive and copy the downloaded zip file to SD card root. After you are [...]
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How to Root Your Samsung Galaxy S2 (T-Mobile)

by: AlexanderOctober 22, 2011
With Ice Cream Sandwich just around the corner - the Samsung Galaxy S2 Epic Touch 4G and its Galaxy S2 siblings are likely to have the highest bounty to get ICS on it as soon as humanly possible. If you're thinking about wanting to truly customize your Android phone - and this is currently one of the best Android phones on the market - then look no further than rooting! Check out our comprehensive guide here!
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Camera Wars: iPhone 4S vs the Android Elite

by: Ken EastOctober 18, 2011
A recently posted article in PCWorld discusses the reality as to whether the the new iPhone 4s can capture still images and videos better than the latest and best Android smartphones. The iPhone 4S was put to the test against the Samsung Galaxy S II, the T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide, the Motorola DROID Bionic, the HTC Sensation 4G, and the Nikon Coolpix P300. How do they stack up?
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iPhone 4S Gets Demolished in Drop Test, Samsung Galaxy S2 Lives to Android Another Day

by: Darcy LaCouveeOctober 17, 2011

Apple sells a lot of devices – and a lot of them break. Ask anyone that’s owned a smartphone, tablet, or anything portable, beautiful and expensive what happens over time – they drop it. I’ve already dropped my Galaxy S II half a dozen times, and I’ve only had it two weeks. Should have got a screen protector, sure. Easy to say now, right? Thankfully, the damage appears to be non-existent, and I thank the Gods of tech for gracing me with such good fortune.

Either way, enough of my bantering.  Apple’s decision to design the iPhone 4, and 4S with “glass backs” sure looks pretty, but make for a tough handset it does [...]

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Samsung Goes After the iPhone 4S With a Chart Highlighting the Differences

by: Matthew SabatiniOctober 14, 2011

With the release of the iPhone 4S, Samsung did their part in promoting their own device, the Galaxy S II. Although many people were pretty disappointed by the release of the 4S, Samsung knows that it still poses as a threat in the market. Therefore, they have created a nice little comparison chart that highlights the Samsung Galaxy S II’s triumph over the iPhone 4S. Take a look for yourself below:

Main Differences

Samsung is quick to point out that the Galaxy S II has the following characteristics in which they believe will help the Galaxy S II beat out the iPhone 4S:

4G Capabilities Super AMOLED Plus 4.3-4.5″ [...]
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Samsung Galaxy S2 vs HTC Amaze 4G: Two Towers of T-Mobile and the Talk of the Town

by: Alvin YbañezOctober 14, 2011

T-Mobile just released a duo of Android smartphones with towering specs and features–the Samsung Galaxy S2 and the HTC Amaze 4G.

Both phones have become available on T-Mobile this week. The Samsung Galaxy S2 continues to be a best-seller, with global sales of the device hitting the 10-million mark within just eight weeks. And, the T-Mobile variant of this wonderphone (formerly codenamed Samsung Hercules) has just arrived on T-Mobile, along with the equally amazing offer from HTC–the HTC Amaze 4G (formerly codenamed HTC Ruby).

How does each one fare when placed side by side with the other? Read on to find out more about these two fresh offerings from [...]

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