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Best Buy Mobile announces free smartphone promotion through Saturday

April 29th, 2011

Best Buy Mobile announced a new, free smartphone promotion that will run over the next few days. From Friday, April 29th through Saturday, April 30th, the big box retailer will offer the Samsung Fascinate from Verizon, the Samsung Captivate from AT&T, and the BlackBerry Curve 3G from Sprint for free with a new contract. Best …

AT&T intros spring smartphone sale

March 28th, 2011

On Monday AT&T announced its spring smartphone sale that includes five current smartphones all priced below $100. AT&T is selling the Samsung Captivate, which sports a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, Android 2.2 (Froyo), and a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor, for $99.99. Similarly, it’s selling the BlackBerry Torch 9800, the Samsung Focus, and the LG Quantum …

Froyo goes live for AT&T’s Samsung Captivate

February 24th, 2011

Sprint subscribers may have just been driven further into a frenzy by Samsung’s botched Froyo update for the Epic 4G, but Galaxy S users subscribed to AT&T will still be next to have a crack at the update they’ve been waiting for. Time will only tell, however, if this update will roll out smoothly or …

AT&T’s Samsung Captivate finally gets Android 2.2 Froyo update [updated]

February 17th, 2011

If there are any Samsung Captivate owners out there who haven’t yet thrown their devices out a window due to frustration, today is your lucky day. Samsung has finally made an Android 2.2 Froyo update available for AT&T’s Galaxy S phone despite the fact that three new versions of Android have been unveiled since Google …

Amazon issues ‘Best of 2010′ lists; Kindle tops electronics, Captivate wins wireless

December 30th, 2010

Amazon released its “Best of 2010” lists on Thursday, highlighting the major retailer’s best-selling, most wished-for and most gifted products of the year. In the best-selling category, Amazon’s own Kindle topped the electronics category. This was a foregone conclusion, of course, as Amazon announced earlier this week that the Kindle is now the best-selling product …

Samsung Galaxy S sales top 9.3 million

December 22nd, 2010

In a statement earlier this week, Samsung announced that global sales of its popular Galaxy S line of Android phones have reached 9.3 million units. Samsung also stated that sales in its home country of South Korea have topped the 2 million mark, making the Galaxy S more popular than Apple’s iPhone, which has sold …

Samsung issues new GPS fix for Captivate, Vibrant

December 1st, 2010

AT&T’s Captivate and T-Mobile’s Vibrant are among several Samsung Galaxy S-branded smartphones that have been plagued by GPS issues since they launched. While this isn’t the first time the manufacturer has issued a supposed fix, Samsung today announced the availability of a new app called GPS Restore — which has the sole purpose of restoring …

AT&T delivers U-verse mobile app to Android phones

October 18th, 2010

Android fans on AT&T have gotten the short end of the stick more times than we can count. It took far too long for AT&T to hop on board the Android bus and now that the wheels are going round and round, AT&T subscribers are still forced to deal with a less-than-stellar handset selection compared …