My Samsung Galaxy S II is hands-down the best electronic device–phone or otherwise–that I have had the pleasure of using, but there is just one more thing that would complement this delicious device–Ice Cream Sandwich. Android 4.0 has been touted as the biggest and best update of any of Android’s iterations, and it unifies the smartphone and tablet...

It feels like it was just yesterday that we reported Samsung’s ubiquitous Galaxy S II hit 10 million units sold, and now the venerable smartphone has doubled the milestone by hitting the 20 million mark in a mere 10 months! The craziest part about this story is that every time they double their sales, it has been at a rate faster than the previous period: 5 million:...

We just posted the great news regarding the Galaxy S II GT-I9100′s (international version) incoming upgrade to Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich but unfortunately we didn’t have the same good tidings for our American friends. That is, until today. I wasn’t going to be surprised if Samsung released their Ice Cream Sandwich 6 months from now, much like...

We were pretty bummed out to learn that Samsung would not be unveiling the Galaxy S III, or any new hardware for that matter, at MWC 2012. We are however extremely jubilant about some promising news regarding an update to Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, for the venerable Galaxy S II. Eldar Murtazin, famed Android tipster, has just tweeted that: Android 4 aka ics for...

In response to all the Carrier IQ controversy, it looks like Sprint has finally stepped up to the plate by removing it via software update. Original Epic 4G owners don’t get left out of the update party–they will be receiving bug fixes with their latest software package. After waiting far too long for the update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Sprint users were...

Hey guys, you’ve probably seen me put up little pixelated squares like this  before–wait–you don’t know what these are? Well how rude of me to shove these in your face without telling you what they mean. No no, they aren’t pretty little pieces of digital art, they are QR codes! QR code on the back of a book The popularity of QR codes as...

I remember a while back I heard that they were making a mobile version of the sci-fi horror shooter Dead Space and thought it would be some polygonic monstrosity akin to the grotesque creatures found in the game itself. This of course was before I had a chance to work with the latest generation of smartphone GPUs–specifically the Mali 400 found in the Samsung...

Although it might make more sense to transfer files using Kies–via WiFi or USB–what should you do if you are stranded in a location with no WiFi and you happened to forget your USB transfer cable as well? Fear not, their is another option! Connecting your phone via Bluetooth takes a little bit of work, so bear with me as I show you how to go about setting...

If you have been in the market for a Galaxy S II, you may have noticed that there are numerous different versions. In addition to the original GT-I9100 international version, there are 3 different variants for each respective U.S. carrier excluding Verizon. Weight: 116g, 122g, 135g, and 130g respectively  Here are a list of key difference accounting for differences in...

The Samsung Galaxy S II’s gyroscope and acceleremoter sensors gives the smartphone some pretty nifty self awareness and new UI controls. The TouchWiz UX has 4 built in motion commands: Turn Over: Mute incoming calls and playing sounds by turning the phone over Tilt: Zoom in and out by tilting phone towards and away from oneself Panning: Move icons between screens...