Samsung Vibrant

Samsung Vibrant gets an update tweak

Users of the Samsung Vibrant (aka the Samsung Galaxy S) can get an update for their phones that fixes a few bugs here and there. The update, known as KB5, also updates Gmail and YouTube, boosting them to R9 versions respectively. There was also a DRM issue with the music player that prevented some music from playing. Samsung has fixed that as well.

Samsung Vibrant passes FCC

Samsung has gotten the green light from the FCC for the Samsung Vibrant to operate in AT&Ts 3G spectrum. The repackaged Galaxy S 4G, may be a phone that will be used to transition T-Mobile customers over to Ma Bell as it's model designation points to a Get More network pedigree (Model SGH-T959P). The speculation is that this phone is part of a fast track strategy to move towards the AT&T-Mobile merger, and which starts with T-Mobile customers being allowed to roam AT&T's network with phones that support AT&Ts spectrum. And while FCC approval is widely believed to be a long way off, the roaming agreement will happen regardless.

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...

Samsung Vibrant 2.2 Update Today Disputed

Although there does appear to be a few people getting the promised Android 2.2 Froyo update via Kiew Mini from T-Mobile, there's a general disagreement amongst the rest of the population not quite able to access the yogurt. If you'll take a look at TmoNews they do appear to have a legitimate internal email saying that the update will be appearing today and that the update will come via Kies Mini and that you can grab support from the official T-Mobile forum, but therein lies the question - where's the sticky thread?

Samsung Vibrant Gets Froyo Tomorrow – January 21

All you lovers of the Vibrant that's about to get replaced by its big brother Vibrant 4G, you're in luck. Right here on the same day the Vibrant 4G is basically thrown in everyone's faces, chief marketing Cole Brodman (of T-Mobile) speaks with PCMag, telling them that the updates should start rolling out tomorrow and will be out to everyone within weeks.

T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G “coming soon”: Vibrant 4G confirmed

T-Mobile USA has officially confirmed the upcoming HSPA+ version of the Samsung Vibrant, which will launch as the T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G. "We will launch as new the Samsung Galaxy S 4G" CEO Philipp Humm apparently confirmed at a briefing earlier today, reports PCMag, as well as giving the official nod to the Sidekick 4G. No release date for the T-Mobile Galaxy S 4G has been given, but Humm did say it was "coming soon".

Samsung Vibrant 4G Passing Through FCC

It's getting closer! Take a peek at this FCC application that's just passed, it's got all the markings of a possible next wave version of the original, and not much to hold us back from such a conclusion. The original T-Mobile Vibrant had the model number SGH-T959, this new one is dubbed SGH-T959V. It's a Samsung device, and it has support for AWS - just what a T-Mobile handset would need to access their 3G / 4G network.

Android Community Daily Wrap Up: January 18 2011

What a busy day in Android news! As we approach Mobile Word Congress 2011, we are getting many leaks of upcoming devices that are set to be showcased at the worldwide event in Barcelona next month. Grab hold of the massively wild story surrounding Samsung's possible charging of fees for Android updates (refuted by they themselves late tonight.) Take a peek at the G-Slate, see where you can grab 300+ free games in the Android Marketplace, and help us stop a pirate! What a fabulously exciting list of updates awaits you here in the Android Community Daily Wrap Up!

Samsung Vibrant 4G Launching on Feb 23?

According to a screen grab seeming captured from... I dunno, out of thin air? T-Mobile News is showing the release date of the Samsung Vibrant 4G to be February 23, 2011. Furthermore it notes that a Samsung T259 "Sienna" will be released on February 9nd, and the Motorola Cliq 2 will be released tomorrow. Who's excited?! People are getting so excited about the Vibrant 4G that they're making up faked photographs of it just for fun.
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