CyanogenMod team, makers of the most widely-used custom ROM out there, have completely dropped support for the T-Mobile Galaxy S Vibrant. It's not a hardware issue, as CyanogenMod supports much older and weaker phones. No, the problem comes from Samsung's proprietary radio software, which is apparently keeping the custom version of Android from dialing 911.
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".
a source inside either Samsung or T-Mobile. The response to this story was a torrent of comments and tweets and all that good stuff on how everyone hated the situation and both companies involved in it. Then it got interesting...