Samsung Galaxy S II Extreme Unboxing Video Roundup

SO you've got to be wild and crazy to be an unboxer- a professional unboxer will go to ANY length to get that fabulous unboxing video, and this is absolUTELY the best way to prove that. We've got a whole sack full of top-tier sites unboxing the Samsung Galaxy S II whilst doing insanely extreme sports of all sorts. From a rally car to a high drop to a rollercoaster, all of it wild and crazy. The idea here is that everyone understands that the Galaxy S II is EXTREME!

Samsung Galaxy S II: Extreme Unboxing! [Video]

The things we here at Android Community will do to get our hands on the latest gadgets! Samsung invited me to crank the traditional unboxing process up to 11 last week, taking to a 300bhp Subaru Impreza rally car to talk about the company's new flagship Galaxy S II Android smartphone in the most unusual of situations.

HTC Thunderbolt outsells iPhone 4 last month at Verizon

This is a little interesting, but at the same time I'm not all that surprised. The iPhone 4 is old news, It is old and doesn't even have 4G I mean common right. Well, according to the research firm ITG The HTC Thunderbolt outsold the iPhone 4 on Verizon last month. That is only on Verizon. Some might be waiting for that white iPhone, or the 5, but I think most likely it is that beautiful 4.3" screen and that little feature called "4G LTE" that is doing the selling.

GingerBreak (root for Gingerbread) app

OK guys, this is fresh off the press and pretty new. Although the exploit has been extensively tested to be fully working, this app hasn't yet. We got word about this being finally released (thanks @simms22) this morning and we just have to share it with everyone. This is an easy app for rooting Gingerbread, comes to us from no other than the XDA Forums. Check out below for more info.

Droid Charge Release Date Official, Scavenger Hunt, Media Hub Credit Included

Today we've been sent official word that Samsung Mobile and Verizon Wireless will be releasing the Droid Charge on April 28th. This is that fabulously impressive phone that's also Samsung's first LTE capable device - 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, a front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera, a back-facing 8 megapixel camera, and a 1 GHz single-core processor under the hood. AND you get some credit. AND there's a scavenger hunt!

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Official launch date for LG Optimus 3D unveiled

The smartphone world is growing in a huge way. Every time we turn around there are hoards of new smartphones ready to hit the market and the majority of them are Android phones. There are also a few new smartphones that are bringing some cool features to the market with things like support for 3D connects and 4G network access. So far, 3D has failed to make a big dent in the home with TVs and computers, but a smartphone with 3D might be more appealing to the user thanks to mobile gaming capability.

Euro Apple iOS ecosystem is twice the size of Android

When it comes to iOS versus Android, the fans on each side of the battle can get very animated. There have been reports that surfaced over the last few months have shown that in the smartphone world Android is ahead of the iPhone. What most of those smartphone only reports don’t consider is the overall market size of iOS and Android when the OS' are used on things like tablets in addition to smartphones. Earlier this week we talked about the iOS ecosystem being larger with the iPad and iPhone than the Android ecosystem.

HTC Droid Incredible 2 unboxed at Wirefly

One thing that all geeks have in common is that we are always dying to learn more details information on coming gadgets. This is the reason we sit in front of our computer starting at someone we don’t know unboxing the random gadget as soon as we can. We do our fare share of unboxing videos around there so we know exactly why you watch. The gang over at Wirefly has tossed up an unboxing video of a new smartphone from HTC that hasn’t been officially announced just yet.