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Vodafone deliver an update to the Galaxy S2

Got yourself a Samsung Galaxy S2? Yeah? Good aren’t they. Sure, the S4 has been announced now but I’m with you brother. The S2 is a bloomin’ good handset still and, if you’re on Vodafone, you can now get yourself Android 4.1.2. We’ve had a tip from Matthew …

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Hands-On

So, we asked Samsung if we could have a few minutes with the SIII Mini. Just a few precious minutes. They laughed at us. They made us cry. They pulled our hair. Meanwhile, another website called All About Samsung has got hold of it… but hey, they put …

A week with … the Samsung Galaxy SIII – Day 3

We’re doing a special week with the Samsung Galaxy SIII and yesterday we noticed that the screen brightness was a bit dimmer on the SIII when compared to the SII. We’ve got to admit that this is actually due to the Battery Saving technology which is built into …

A week with … the Samsung Galaxy SIII

So, this week I’ve got myself a Samsung Galaxy SIII. It’s been loaned to us from UR-Mobile and we’ll be giving you a daily dose of this hot new handset. Simply check back at 9.30 AM every day for the latest video. I’ve had quite a bit of …

Samsung Sound Horn Review

So, whilst I can’t review any Galaxy SIII accessories yet, I can at least review some Galaxy SII accessories instead. This is called the Samsung Galaxy S2 Sound Station Sound Horn, but I’m just going to call it the “Sound Horn” because it’s a lot better for my …

The Next Galaxy – Total coverage, tonight.

So, we covered everything at Mobile World Congress. Samsung, however, didn’t launch the Galaxy SIII and instead heavily promoted the Galaxy Note 10.1. We’ve had lots of leaks, details, pictures and gossip. Tonight we’ll get to know more about the new handset and we’ll be LIVE tonight. Doors …

Orange Samsung Galaxy SII customers to get Ice Cream Sandwich tomorrow

It looks like the full set is almost complete, Orange have announced via their Orange Helpers Twitter and Facebook accounts that the Android 4.0 update will start rolling out via Kies tomorrow, Friday the 20th of April. This only leaves T-Mobile customers without any official way to leave …

Samsung rolling out Ice Cream Sandwich for Unbranded Galaxy SII’s

It’s been a bit of a wait but now owners of unbranded Samsung Galaxy SII’s can get their hands on some Ice Cream Sandwich goodness. The update is available through Kies and we recommend updating to the newest version beforehand. The update also comes with some improvements to …

Activate the Galaxy SII “Driving Mode” in a snap

No, the “Driving Mode” on the Galaxy SII will NOT magically steer your car to work whilst you have a doze in the back seat. What it can do is read out notifications and calls that arrive while you drive. Oh, I’m a poet and didn’t know it. …

ICS SII update for Orange customers not ready just yet

Got the Galaxy SII on Orange? Is it branded? Don’t fancy putting a ROM on it yourself? Well, if you tick all those boxes then you’ll have to wait a little bit longer for your Ice Cream Sandwich update. A Twitter update from Orange gives no firm date …

Samsung Galaxy SII Ice Cream Sandwich – The details

Want to know more about the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy S2? A powerpoint slide, which has been converted to a PDF here, gives info on what to expect if you’ve not upgraded yours already. It’s not just the UI that’s changed, there’s stacks more, so …

Galaxy SII ICS Upgrade set for Monday ?

So, we’ve had a few dates regarding the Galaxy SII Ice Cream Sandwich update. Last we heard, it was sometime soon and we’ve previously heard dates ranging from Q1 to March 1st. Now best-mobile-contracts have a confirmed date of March 19th, which is this coming Monday. They have …

Galaxy S2 sales now 20m and counting

Samsung have announced that the Galaxy S2 has now sold over 20 million units since its launch in May last year. That’s pretty good going for a phone that even today, nearly a year after launch, is still one of the best handsets available, on Android or any …

Samsung Galaxy S2 Mugen Extended battery review

First of all thanks to the guys from Mugen for sending us this battery to review. It came all the way from Hong Kong I was amazed. My experience of spare batteries for phones has basically been buying a replacement when the original started to misbehave. Within a few …

Galaxy SII ICS updates starting March 1st?

We knew that the Galaxy SII Ice Cream Sandwich update was coming in Q1 but we didn’t know quite when. Now the inimitable Eldar Murtazin had provided us with a start date and it’ll arrive via Samsung Kies too. Update – A new tweet now says between March …

Galaxy SIII NOT arriving on March 22nd

A shiny new Galaxy SIII arriving on March 22nd? It turns out that no, it’s not. Well, we were a little puzzled as to why Samsung would want to launch their new phone just a couple of weeks after Mobile World Congress. Whatever happens, Samsung must be loving …

Galaxy SIII Rumour Roundup

There’s a fair amount of excitement surrounding the Galaxy SIII. The existing SII had already performed brilliantly sales-wise and its still my main phone. So, news so far. We thought it would appear at Mobile World Congress. Good times. Then we were told it wasn’t arriving at Mobile …

Samsung Galaxy SII+ to plug the gap?

So, the Galaxy SIII isn’t going to get a big reveal in Barcelona. Booo, but hey, a ramped-up SII could appear instead. I know, I know, it’s like getting an iPhone 4S when you’re expecting an iPhone 5, but heck – a 1.5GHz CPU inside a Galaxy SII …

Breaking – Galaxy SIII Confirmed

We’ve just had this comment from Samsung which confirms the successor to the rather wonderful Galaxy SII. We will, as usual, be reporting live from Mobile World Congress but it looks like we will have to wait a little longer for the SIII because its just not ready …