Original Samsung Galaxy S gets Android 5.1 (unofficially)

The original Samsung Galaxy S smartphone launched in mid-2010 and it’s been a long time since Samsung has release a software update for the phone. But nearly 5 years later independent developers are keeping the phone up to date. Xda-developers forum member humberos has released a custom ROM that brings Android 5.1 Lollipop to the first-gen […]

KitKat: Thousands petition Google for official Galaxy Nexus update, indie devs port Android 4.4 to more phones

Google plans to offer Android 4.4 updates for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10 tablets, and companies including HTC and Samsung are starting to reveal their update plans. But despite the efforts of third party developers to port Android 4.4 to run on the 2011-era Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Google still has no plans […]

Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $1 billion in damages for patent infringement

After weeks of arguments and years of build-up, jurors in a US court reached a verdict in the legal battle between Apple and Samsung over smartphone and tablet patents. Jurors found that Samsung infringed on a number of Apple’s patents for mobile device hardware and software and ordered the company to pay more than $1 […]

Apple takes its anti-Samsung road show to Japan

Apple has been aggressively pushing courts across the globe to prohibit sales of Samsung smartphones and tablets. In Germany the company has succeeded in getting a preliminary injunction on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales, and the new Galaxy Tab 7.7 was pulled from the IFA trade show floor just days after it was first introduced. […]

Samsung introduces Galaxy S WiFi 5.0 portable Android device

The Samsung Galaxy Player was one of the best looking Google Android powered portable media players I got a chance to see at CES last month. If you’re looking for a pocketable Android device which can do pretty much everything except make phone calls (and which doesn’t require a monthly phone contract), the little guy […]

Samsung Galaxy Player Android portable media player coming to CES

Samsung has been showing off the Galaxy Player overseas for a little while, but now it looks like the Android-powered portable media player is coming to the US… at least for a week. Samsung Hub reports that Samsung will showcase the little guy at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month. The Galaxy […]