The Samsung Galaxy Note has had a wild ride, globally speaking, since it’s initial impression on the public almost a year ago. Tomorrow, the fun continues as the sweet phablet that shook the market gets a sweet upgrade to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich.
As always, keep a steady connection and a full battery as OTA updates are never able to be foretold with an accurate date; they just kind of happen during a period of time, if at all. The carrier, Vodafone says, tomorrow is the start date so expect an update by week’s end to be safe. It looks as if this will be a [...]
Trying to shake off its second-tier (third?) image, Huawei has been polishing its Android offerings this year in hope that it will make the leap to the next class. The result can be seen in the company’s Ascend series. After being launched in Australia and Canada, the Ascend P1 will be vying for some love from UK customers soon.
The Huawei Ascend P1 will be available for purchase from Vodafone UK in early August – the full availability details haven’t been shared yet. But for those customers who don’t mind being tied to the carrier, the phone can be yours for free if you shell out at least £26 a month for the next two years on a Vodafone [...]
We don’t know how they do it, but it appears Vodafone Australia will bring the latest flavor of Android OS, codenamed Jelly Bean, to the Nexus S. The Android 4.1 upgrade for the Nexus S, which was first reported by Ausdroid, has been confirmed on the carrier’s blog and it will be released starting tomorrow.
In its software update weekly wrap, the Nexus S is written down as the first recipient of the Jelly Bean dessert. The status for the roll out is listed as:
“Approved by Vodafone, roll out by Google scheduled for 1:00pm AEST, 19th July 2012. Keep an eye on our blog for further [...]
Samsung had huge problems with the worldwide release of the S2 last year, needing several months to get the phone in stores across the five continents. Fortunately, the issues have disappeared with the new Galaxy S3 and we’re hoping to see the new flagship smartphone get from Europe and Asia to the US in less than a month.
Unfortunately, Sammy has still encountered some more minor issues with the phone’s distribution, and was forced to only offer the white 16 GB version in many markets. The 32 GB model has only started shipping in a couple of markets around the globe, while the Pebble Blue version’s shipments (both in 16 and 32 GB) have been delayed due to “production [...]
[Update] Since this article was written, Samsung has confirmed the delays in an official statement that you can read below.
Heads up, UK folks! There’s some bad news about the Samsung Galaxy S3 that you’d definitely want to know about. Some UK carriers and retailers are now reporting a possible shipment delay of the flagship phone.
Vodafone said that customers who pre-ordered the 32GB Marble White model of the phone aren’t likely to get the phones tomorrow. The carrier also mentioned the same delay will be faced by those who pre-ordered the 16GB and 32GB Pebble Blue models of the phone. It might take between two weeks and a month for customers for customers to [...]
With technology enthusiasts in the United States still not knowing when (and for what price) to expect the Galaxy S3, Sammy’s new flagship phone, things are starting to shape up in Europe.
UK’s most important carriers have officially announced when they’ll put the phone up for sale and how much it will cost. The good news is that you’ll be able to get the Galaxy S3 free of charge. The bad news is that not all carriers offer the next Galaxy for free, and those that do require some hefty new plans to be activated.
Vodafone will be the first UK carrier to sell the S3, one day before all its competitors, and will also be the first to offer both the 16 and the [...]
Folks, it’s our pleasure to report that all the debates (if there were any) about the HTC Golf being officially called either the Wildfire C or the Desire C can finally be put to rest. More pictures of the entry-level smartphone have leaked, and this time, they give us a better look of the phone and its specs. And yes, it will be called the HTC Desire C.
Shown on Vodafone Portugal’s catalog of upcoming phones, the specs of the HTC Desire C don’t vary too much from earlier reports. But, as it always happens in this cases, it’s sure nice to get some sort of official confirmation. The HTC Desire C will be powered by a 600MHz processor, and boast a 3.5-inch screen [...]
While everybody’s waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S3 unveiling event set to take place in London in just a couple of days, HTC seems to be doing everything possible to steal some of that attention. Vodafone UK has just dropped the HTC One X and S prices on contract, and, if you’re looking to upgrade to a mid-range or high-end Android smartphone right now, you should definitely check the operator’s sweet, sweet deals!
Both HTC handhelds are available for free on two-year contracts and monthly plans now start at £31, for the One S, and £36, for the One X in white. Both plans are five quid cheaper than before, but they still include a hefty 600 minutes, unlimited texts, [...]
As expected, the Samsung Galaxy S3 fever is increasing as we get closer to the official unveiling, next week. While we still have very little in terms of official information about the future handheld, the PR guys at Samsung are doing a brilliant job of keeping us on our toes and gradually “leaking” details about it.
The most recent news we have to report about the “next Galaxy” is, believe it or not, official, and, even though it doesn’t refer to the phone’s tech specs, features or pricing, it should make a couple of tech geeks even more excited about the upcoming Android “beast”.
Vodafone UK and O2, the two biggest mobile carriers in the United Kingdom, have [...]
Vodafone like HTC and seem to love Android. They currently have a mini army of Android phones available, including the HTC Legend, Nexus One, and Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. Now Vodafone have one of their very own custom branded Android devices known as the Vodafone 845.
The Vodafone 845 isn’t in the same league as the aforementioned devices when it comes to the specification sheet. However, it is positioned right in the middle of the mass consumer market and packs enough to keep a wide audience happy; from teenagers through to older-folk. Not every needs cutting edge after all. The design of this device is appealing to the eye, [...]