Samsung Galaxy S archive

  • Samsung says 200 million Galaxy smartphones sold since 2010
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    Samsung says 200 million Galaxy smartphones sold since 2010

    By 24 February 2014

    Samsung has sold 200 million Galaxy S smartphones since 2010, the South Korean electronics giant announced at Mobile World Congress on Monday.  JK Shin, the CEO of Samsung, thanked the 200 million customers around the world who have purchased Galaxy...

  • Samsung 'planning new Windows Phone for Verizon'
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    Samsung 'planning new Windows Phone for Verizon'

    By 3 February 2014

    Samsung and Verizon are pairing up for a new Windows Phone stateside, according to EvLeaks. The handset is said to carry model number SM-W750V with a codename "Huron". Given Samsung's strong Android devotion, it will be the manufacturer's first Windows...

  • Waterproof your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S
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    Waterproof your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S

    By 16 July 2013

    Accidents are inevitable, and when an accident befalls a mobile phone, there's a good chance it will involve water. For the most part, modern phones handle a bit of damp quite well; there's never much trauma if you're out in the rain for a bit. But when...

  • Samsung reportedly planning mini-stores within Best Buy, similar to what Apple does
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    Samsung reportedly planning mini-stores within Best Buy, similar to what Apple does

    By 28 March 2013

    Samsung is preparing to hop-in the retail sector with stores inside of select Best Buys in the United States to help promote its new Galaxy S4, reports Geek.com. The move will help the company promote its latest flagship to the mass market, in a similar...

  • Samsung: Galaxy S won't get Ice Cream Sandwich
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    Samsung: Galaxy S won't get Ice Cream Sandwich

    By 23 December 2011

    Got a Samsung Galaxy S? We've got bad news. According to Samsung your phone won't be getting Google's new Android operating system Ice Cream Sandwich. Why? Well according to Samsung the phone just isn't powerful enough to run both Android 4.0 and its...

  • Nexus S Ice Cream Sandwich update starts to roll out
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    Nexus S Ice Cream Sandwich update starts to roll out

    By 16 December 2011

    Google Nexus S users, check the update option on your phone, you might just have a nice surprise. Google has announced that over the coming month you will be getting Ice Cream Sandwich. "We're rolling out Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, to GSM/UMTS...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II: iPhone killer...almost
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    Samsung Galaxy S II: iPhone killer...almost

    By 25 October 2011

    Samsung is keen to stress just how well its latest flagship is doing - releasing a statement boasting of 10 million global sales of the Samsung Galaxy S II, making it the fastest selling handset in the company's history. Add that figure to the 20 million...

  • Samsung Galaxy S Plus review
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    Samsung Galaxy S Plus review

    By 30 August 2011

    The first Samsung Galaxy S handset caused quite a fuss for a number of reasons. Firstly, it was a remarkable device and one that people genuinely wanted to own. Secondly, though, was how much it looked like an iPhone, down to the home button and curved,...

  • New Android Market finally lands in UK
    Apps

    New Android Market finally lands in UK

    By 25 August 2011

    We’ve been waiting for it to land on Android phones in the UK for over a month, and finally we have the official over the air update for the Android Market on the Samsung Galaxy S. The roll-out in the US got underway at the end of July, and now it looks...

  • Samsung Galaxy S, S II and Ace: Banned by The Hague
    Phones

    Samsung Galaxy S, S II and Ace: Banned by The Hague

    By 24 August 2011

    The Apple / Samsung legal battle has hit a new twist with the news that The Rechtbank's-Gravenhage (a Dutch court in the city of The Hague) has issued a Europe-wide preliminary injunction against the Galaxy S, S II and Ace smartphones. As the brothers...

  • Samsung Galaxy S Plus hands-on
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    Samsung Galaxy S Plus hands-on

    By 11 August 2011

    We've already had a follow up to the Samsung Galaxy S, haven't we? It's called the Samsung Galaxy S II and was out earlier this year to cries of "wow", "ooh" and "ahh". But that hasn't stopped Samsung launching another follow up to the Galaxy S - one...

  • Samsung Galaxy S: Gingerbread update... attempt no.2
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    Samsung Galaxy S: Gingerbread update... attempt no.2

    By 16 May 2011

    Samsung has announced that it will be having another bash at rolling out the Android Gingerbread update to users of the Samsung Galaxy S handset - after it ballsed up the first attempt. Users of the device, which first hit the shops packing Éclair (Android...

  • Samsung halts Samsung Galaxy S Gingerbread update
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    Samsung halts Samsung Galaxy S Gingerbread update

    By 20 April 2011

    Samsung has halted its Gingerbread (Android 2.3) rollout for the Samsung Galaxy S, just days after it started the update to customers. “Due to an issue with the Gingerbread update for the Samsung Galaxy S, its roll out has been temporarily suspended...

  • Samsung Galaxy S goes Android 2.3 - Vodafone customers and all
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    Samsung Galaxy S goes Android 2.3 - Vodafone customers and all

    By 18 April 2011

    Samsung Galaxy S owners will be getting an Android 2.3 update this week, or so says users who’ve been prompted to action the over the air update. According to tweakers.net, the update doesn't seem to be rolled out to all users yet, with some tweakers...

  • Samsung Galaxy S2 Mini leaks - coming to Three, not so mini
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    Samsung Galaxy S2 Mini leaks - coming to Three, not so mini

    By 21 March 2011

    According to a leaked document from Three in the UK, Samsung is about to announce the launch of the Galaxy S2 mini. Not to be confused with the Samsung Galaxy Mini, which was announced in February at Mobile World Congress, the Samsung Galaxy S2 Mini...

  • Samsung Galaxy S Gingerbread update coming March
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    Samsung Galaxy S Gingerbread update coming March

    By 25 February 2011

    It appears that Samsung has confirmed that its Samsung Galaxy S phone will be getting the Android 2.3 update come March 2011. The news of the Gingerbread update, if correct, will mean that it's been 5 months since the handset's previous update to Froyo...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II confirmed: world's most powerful phone?
    Phones

    Samsung Galaxy S II confirmed: world's most powerful phone?

    By 13 February 2011

    Samsung has confirmed the launch of its new top of the line power house of a smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S II (2) (GT-I9100) at its press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona - alongside the new Samsung Galaxy Tab. In a move that is likely...

  • Android app turns Samsung Tab and Galaxy S phone into TV remote
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    Android app turns Samsung Tab and Galaxy S phone into TV remote

    By 7 February 2011

    The age of the dedicated TV remote control could be coming to an end, as Samsung is offering up an Android app to use with your Samsung Galaxy S smartphone and Galaxy Tab in lieu of the traditional TV controller. Well, we doubt that the TV remote is coming...

  • Best white smartphones
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    Best white smartphones

    By 1 February 2011

    A journalist asked us recently what all the fuss was about regarding the now infamous “white iPhone 4”. It’s like a black swan we told him - you just don’t see white handsets that often. While Apple struggles to get the paint finish right on its...

  • Samsung Galaxy S 2 teased for MWC 2011
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    Samsung Galaxy S 2 teased for MWC 2011

    By 19 January 2011

    Samsung has started to tease fans of its Samsung Galaxy S smartphone that it's got a new model debuting at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. The mobile division of the company has used the same website that it used to tease handsets last...

  • Samsung Giorgio Armani Galaxy S hands-on
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    Samsung Giorgio Armani Galaxy S hands-on

    By 17 January 2011

    Samsung has teamed up with Giorgio Armani once again, this time to create a more exclusive version of the Galaxy S. Never one to miss out on a bit of exclusive action we’ve tracked down the new handset to get the UK’s first hands-on. With just 800...

  • Samsung Galaxy S mini outed?
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    Samsung Galaxy S mini outed?

    By 14 January 2011

    The Samsung Galaxy S rumour mill has been kicked up into overdrive over the last couple of days. You may have seen reports of a supposed Galaxy S successor, based on the Nexus S, and now there are pics and specs floating about of a supposed mini version...

  • Phones 4u fashions the Armani Samsung Galaxy S
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    Phones 4u fashions the Armani Samsung Galaxy S

    By 13 January 2011

    Phones 4u has announced that it is going to exclusively stock a limited edition Giorgio Armani Samsung Galaxy S handset. The designer device is black like the original, but features Armani branding and there are only going to be 800 available. So, if...

  • Samsung Galaxy Player gives 4-inches of Android PMP love
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    Samsung Galaxy Player gives 4-inches of Android PMP love

    By 7 January 2011

    The Samsung Galaxy Player was leaked before we even got to CES, so there was no surprise to see it appear among the company’s line-up of launches for the show in Las Vegas. Given the popularity of the Samsung Galaxy S, it is little surprise to see they’ve...

  • Samsung SH100 with Wi-Fi makes it easy to share your pics
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    Samsung SH100 with Wi-Fi makes it easy to share your pics

    By 4 January 2011

    Samsung is slowly trickling out the details of all of its CES launch cameras, and the latest to be unveiled is the Wi-Fi touting Samsung SH100. This 14.2-megapixel camera, which can also shoot 720p HD video, has a f4.7-23.5mm (f26∼130m 35mm film equivalent)...