How to Flash Custom ROM onto the Samsung Galaxy S2 (T-Mobile)

by 2 years ago

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…

How to Root Your Samsung Galaxy S2 (T-Mobile)

by 2 years ago

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!

Camera Wars: iPhone 4S vs the Android Elite

by 2 years ago

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?

iPhone 4S Gets Demolished in Drop Test, Samsung Galaxy S2 Lives to Android Another Day

by 2 years ago

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…

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

by 2 years ago

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…

Samsung Galaxy S2 vs HTC Amaze 4G: Two Towers of T-Mobile and the Talk of the Town

by 2 years ago

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…

Samsung Galaxy S2 vs iPhone 4S

by 2 years ago

The Samsung Galaxy S2 faces stiff competition not just with fellow Android smartphones such as the Motorola DROID Bionic but also with Apple’s recently launched iPhone 4S. The Samsung blockbuster Android smartphone remains an uncontested best-seller worldwide – with one being sold every second at this point in time. In this comparison review, Android Authority gives you a quick view of some of the neat major features–and weak points–of both the iPhone 4S and the global variant of the Samsung Galaxy S2. Which of these two phones is the David and which one is the Goliath? Read on to find…

Google Galaxy Nexus (Nexus Prime) vs Samsung Galaxy S2

by 2 years ago

Folks, this is an epic show-down, and what you are about to read below will demonstrate that both the Samsung Galaxy S2 and the Nexus Prime are two of the greatest smartphones – Android or not – to ever come into existence. We cover all of the important categories, so you can get the whole picture. Read on for more! Overview Samsung Galaxy S2 Samsung’s Galaxy S2 has finally landed stateside, on both T-Mobile and soon to come to AT&T. A mega-hit in Europe and Asia, Samsung’s follow-up to their first Samsung Galaxy S is the kind of second version…

Samsung Sells 5 Million Galaxy S2 Over the Past 2 Months. Reaches 10 Million Units Since Launch

by 2 years ago

Samsung has just announced that they’ve reached 10 million Galaxy S2 units sold since launch, with 5 million being sold only over the past 2 months, before it was even fully available in USA. We can’t say we’re really surprised by this, considering the Galaxy S2 is currently the best and most powerful smartphone in the world, significantly more than its closest competition. Going by the last 2 months, and seeing how it’s just launching in USA now, a huge potential market, I wouldn’t be surprised if the Galaxy S2 reaches another 10 million units sold by the end of…

Samsung Galaxy S II Is the Fastest Smartphone On the Market (Still) By Far

by 2 years ago

With smartphone competition at an all-time high, more manufacturers than ever vying for the top spot to to make the fastest and best device(s) available. One of the newest high end devices around is the Samsung Galaxy S II. The phone packs a 1.2ghz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 (CPU), and an ARM Mali-400 (GPU). Recently, AnandTech put the device to the test. The results, well, are simply astonishing. Clocking in at a 42.5, second only to the iPad 2, is the Samsung Galaxy S II. Although second place may not seem so hot, the list in not only compiled of smartphones,…