T-Mobile announced that it was rolling out an Isis/NFC update to the Samsung Galaxy S II. Most of us already know that NFC is used for commerce, and while T-Mobile thinks that's great, it has outlined its plan for NFC now that its showing up on its phones. To hear T-Mobile explain it, the roll out of NFC is more than just a joint venture with Isis to challenge Google Wallet.
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Isis lately. The Google Wallet competitor made up of many partners including T-Mobile, Verizon, and other carriers that want to do things their own way. Today T-Mobile and Samsung have issued an update for their Galaxy S II smartphone that makes the device the first Isis-ready smartphone.
Apple and Samsung delivered their verdict, and as many of you already know, things didn't work out so well for ol' Sammy. Now that the trial is over, Samsung and Apple have the opportunity to file post-trial motions. Obviously, Apple wants a number of Samsung devices banned from sale following the jury's verdict, and today it delivered a list of 8 devices its looking to secure a ban on.
Apple and Samsung may currently be engaged in a high-profile patent suit here in the States, but the companies are actually going to war all around the world. A similar case in South Korea has just wrapped up, with a Seoul court ruling that Apple and Samsung have infringed on each other's patents. What's worse is that Apple and Samsung are now banned from selling a variety of devices in South Korea, including the Galaxy S II for Samsung and the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 for Apple.
Samsung Galaxy S II and wish you could record it? TV Tuners inside Android smartphones are nothing new for the folks in Japan and some European countries, but is a new idea for us here in the States. A new patent has revealed that not only is Samsung looking to provide gestures and recording features for Android, but maybe even bring live TV to their US smartphones.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean now officially on the scene, many smartphone owners are wondering when (or if) they'll be getting an update. We may have a better idea of when Samsung is planning to update some of its Galaxy-branded smartphones to Jelly Bean thanks to an apparent leak from SamMobile. The good news is that if this is all true, some Samsung owners won't have much longer to wait before Jelly Bean arrives on their device. The bad news is that we don't know if this true, so all of this seemingly juicy info could just end in heartbreak. In other words, take this information as truth at your own risk.
Samsung has become one of the most popular phone manufacturers out there thanks to its Galaxy line of smartphones, but a new Reuters poll for Q2 pegs the company as going above and beyond what it has accomplished in the past. Reuters' poll - which picked the brains of 41 industry analysts - says that Samsung is expected to have sold 50 million smartphones in quarter 2. When compared to Apple's expected 30.5 million sales, it's pretty easy to see who the winner of this contest is.
Galaxy S II is still running quite strong even though the bigger brother has been the star of the show these past few months. Samsung's continued to push updates to all their versions of the Galaxy S II to the latest version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but those were all 4.0.3 ICS.
Ice Cream Sandwich update news is appearing this afternoon. While all the hype as of late has been about the Galaxy S III, it's older smaller brother the Galaxy S II is finally getting Android 4.0 ICS over on AT&T. They have two models, and this is the standard 4.3-inch original SGSII, not the Skyrocket. More details below.
T-Mobile and their Father's Day Sale. T-Mobile is one to have pretty great sales for these types of holidays and starting today they will be offering most of their top phones absolutely free. The information and video below will explain things a bit more.