Vibrant

Android 2.3 Gingerbread Release for Galaxy Tab, Vibrant, Incredible S, Desire Z, ATRIX

You're gonna love this - a leak has come through on Bell for the update dates (in general) for Android 2.3 Gingerbread for the following devices: Samsung Galaxy Tab (original), Samsung Galaxy S (Vibrant), HTC Incredible S, HTC Desire Z, and Motorola ATRIX. Each of these devices will be upgraded to the newest Android system in turn, all of them coming out inside the next few months this summer, 2011. Would you like to know more? Heck yes, cookies!

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 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...

Vibrant’s Froyo Update: Too Little Too Late?

So, as you all probably know, users of the T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant were treated to a bit of a weekend surprise. The Vibrant finally received Android 2.2 Froyo. Now whether or not you believe the community revolt had anything to do with this, the update is here for users to enjoy.

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.

Samsung Responds to Vibrant Android 2.2 Froyo Hold

If you've been keeping up with this epic debacle with T-Mobile and Samsung regarding the Samsung Vibrant, you know that Samsung AND T-Mobile have been accused of holding back a Froyo update from the Vibrant so that they might have better sales of the Vibrant 4G+. These accusations were made by 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...
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