Samsung Fascinate

Samsung Fascinate Software Update ED05 Available Now

The Fascinate is one of those devices you look at and you say - yes, that is Samsung, and yes, that is awesome. It's got a sweet version of TouchWiz, it's got the folks at CyanogenMod working on it, and it's just the right size for your pocket and hand without being explosively large like the Infuse 4G or the tiny feature phones all carriers still carry for one reason or another. There's magic in them loins, and if you've got Fascinate, you wanna keep it fresh. That's why you've GOT to get out there and get the latest software update i500.ED05, it's got updates you won't want to miss.

Samsung Fascinate to Receive Maintenance Update ED04

Raise the roof, owners of the Samsung device that's won several awards for most resembles the competition, it's time for an update party. It's the Samsung Fascinate and it's time for a software update. This update happens later today at some point for everyone, supposing you're lucky, maybe in a few days from now if the update doesn't roll out to you as fast as your compatriots in the Samsung Fascinate owners club. The way you'll be grabbing this update is to literally wait and click the OK button when you see it pop up on your device.

Samsung Fascinate users report Froyo update problems and solutions

Samsung Fascinate users are complaining of errors after receiving the OTA update of OS 2.2 Froyo. The error message that users are receiving is "UPDATE FAILED or INCOMPLETE. reason: IP_PREVIOUS_UPDATE_FAILED" and appears to be affecting users with a Fascinate that is either rooted, has a previous update that failed to complete, or has a corrupted system directory. Users have tried everything from a hard reset to removing the battery with no help in clearing the error. But thanks to a smart Fascinate user, there's a workaround.

Samsung Fascinate to Receive Froyo Tomorrow [Verizon Confirms]

We've just received a note from Verizon letting us and the world know that Android 2.2 Froyo will be pushing to the Samsung Fascinate tomorrow, April 21st, 2011. This update brings the phone up to nearly the newest mobile operating system, trumped, of course, only by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the tablet-based version of the OS, 3.0 Honeycomb. We would expect that the update will start shooting out over the air tomorrow in certain areas of the country, but if you just can't wait, there's always a manual download.

Cool Verizon spot races onto TVs

If you're an Indy racing fan, Verizon has a cool new service that will help you keep up on your favorite racing team ... Team Verizon! The spot is for the Indy Car Mobile app, which follows the IZOD Indy Car Series. With the app, users can listen to in car audio, keep track of races with leader boards, highlights, and even special tweets from the drivers (I hope while not racing!). Upcoming features to include live in-car camera for Verizon sponsored drivers, press conference streaming and Indy Car Nation exclusive content. According to the YouTube page, the app currently follows Indy racers Will Power, Helio Castroneves & Ryan Briscoe.

Samsung Fascinate, Captivate, and Vibrant First Free Phones Revealed for Best Buy Free Phone Fridays

Tomorrow at Best Buy Canada you'll have the opportunity to participate in Best Buy's "Free Phone Fridays," a promotion where you'll be able to grab any of the phones listed on a particular Friday's list.* *With a three year contract, of course. Is it worth three years of being tied to one single phone? How about if you also participate in their Buy Back program? There might be a glitch in this plan...


It's Honeycomb Day, and not just here on Android Community, on SlashGear and SlashPhone as well, so today's World Famous First Paragraph has links from all over the R3 Network. Check it out! Start your sweet day off right with a chomp on the Full Pre-Game Review of Honeycomb. Next, seek the insides of Android 3.0 with us at the big event at Google! It all began with Honeycomb's Notification System, then the speakers went on to App Optimization, took you down Notifications Bar road, and rounded out the system with , and while you're at it, have a look at the reason the Motorola XOOM looks so good: Honeycomb's "Render Script" for Hardware Accelerated 3D Graphics. Watch the Googlers speak to Cee-Lo Green in the Chat Program and check out several other examples of Honeycomb's 3D rendering technology. Then comes the stuff that affects us right now, TODAY! First of all the Android Market Web store, complete with purchase online and download from the cloud technology, Android In-App Purchases, and a general "looks awesome" feeling about the whole situation. After the presentations, we got to get our hands on the XOOM in more ways than one: Motorola XOOM [XOOM Perspective] and Motorola XOOM [Android 3.0 Honeycomb Perspective]. Next, see the Android Community App shine instantly, and without glitch on this same lovely tablet.

Samsung Fascinate Update Axes SD Card Mounting

So you updated your phone a couple of days ago on your Samsung Fascinate, the update pushed out by Verizon, right? Have you tried to mount your SD card as a mass storage device to your desktop? Good luck! Users in several forums are noting a problem doing so, saying now that any attempt to mount their SD card ends up with no luck to be had.
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