Surprise! Apple Fans Turn Samsung's iPhone 5 Attack Ad on Its Head

Samsung isn't taking the iPhone 5 launch lying down, and it shouldn't surprise you to learn that nobody else is taking anything lying down either, ever. Not long after Samsung released its hackle-raising iPhone-basher, the ad was being flipped on its head by ardent Apple knights in iPhone armor. » 9/16/12 4:00pm 9/16/12 4:00pm

New Google Maps Makes Taking the Bus Easier

Public transit riders used to have to just settle for the route that Google Maps dictated—no discussion, no sharing of feelings, nothing. But, the newest iteration of Maps will tailor the route to your preferences while looking gorgeous on Ice Cream Sandwich. » 3/28/12 8:00pm 3/28/12 8:00pm

Samsung's Anti-iPhone Ad Is a Fanboy Nuke

Samsung wants you to buy its Galaxy S II instead of an iPhone 4S, duh. So how are they going to do it? How about mocking the extreme popularity of the latter, a device they help build? Worth a shot! » 11/23/11 9:37am 11/23/11 9:37am

Samsung Focus S First Impressions: Big, Tasty Windows Phone

Did you see the Samsung Galaxy S II and think, "Man, that looks nice. If only it ran Windows Phone instead of Android..." Well guess whose dreams are about to come true on November 6th? (Hint: Yours) » 11/04/11 8:00am 11/04/11 8:00am

Browser Speed Test: Nokia Lumia 800 vs. iPhone 4S vs. Samsung Galaxy S…

How much will the single-core processor of Nokia's Lumia 800 affect real world speeds? Well judging from these browser speed tests that SlashGear ran against the top Android and iOS phones, it's noticably slower. » 10/27/11 10:07am 10/27/11 10:07am

Obligatory Drop Test: iPhone 4S vs. Samsung Galaxy S II

SquareTrade really likes breaking new things. And true to form, they've gone and abused not only the new iPhone 4S, but also Samsung's Galaxy S II. But which one proved more durable? Guess. » 10/17/11 10:24am 10/17/11 10:24am

iPhone 4S Test Notes: Data Speed (It's Slow)

The iPhone 4S is here. One of new, not-so-visible features? A re-spiffed antenna, and stuffed inside the AT&T 4S, new guts that (should) mean faster data speeds. But theoretical max speeds are not real world experiences. So which iPhone is the fastest: AT&T, Sprint or Verizon? And how does the 4S stack up against the… » 10/14/11 9:00pm 10/14/11 9:00pm

Samsung Sells $2 Galaxy S IIs Down the Street from iPhone 4S Launch

Oh, Samsung. You're too cute! The company has rented out a storefront two doors down from a Sydney, Australia Apple Store, hawking cut-rate Galaxy S II handsets, and a beautiful dream that they'll wake up from on Friday. » 10/12/11 9:04am 10/12/11 9:04am

Why Are T-Mobile's Galaxy S II and Amaze 4G So Damn Expensive?

T-Mobile is finally giving us the dirty details on their Galaxy S II, and they've got a couple of other surprises, too, including the shutterbuggy HTC Amaze 4G, and some 4G HotSpot goodness. » 9/26/11 2:45pm 9/26/11 2:45pm

AT&T's Getting the Galaxy S II On Oct. 2

Two days before iPhone 5 day, AT&T Will get the excellent and uber-powerful Galaxy S II on October 2nd. It'll be available for $200 with a 2-year contract. Sprint customers still need to wait. [Seth Bloom] » 9/21/11 11:29am 9/21/11 11:29am

Sprint Epic Touch 4G Lightning Review: Yeah, It's the Best Android…

The Galaxy S II we've fawned over has finally arrived on Sprint as the Epic Touch 4G with a bigger, 4.52-inch screen. Long story short: It's the best Android phone you can buy. » 9/16/11 5:00pm 9/16/11 5:00pm

Samsung Galaxy S II Has More GPU Firepower Than Any Android Device

Anandtech benchmarked Samsung's refreshed Galaxy S II phone over the weekend and discovered that its Mali-400 quad-core GPU contained within its EXYNOS chipset is not only powerful, but nearly 2x faster than any other Android device—phone or tablet. » 9/12/11 10:40am 9/12/11 10:40am

The New Bestest Android Phone Is Finally Coming to America: The Samsung…

The Samsung Galaxy S II is the blueprint for the next generation of Android phones. And now it's finally coming to the US, on AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. » 8/30/11 6:08pm 8/30/11 6:08pm

If Verizon Passes on the Galaxy S II, I'll Be Mad Pissed Off

The WSJ has reported that Verizon will be passing on the Galaxy S II. Now BGR claims to have confirmed with several trusted sources that this is correct. Damn it, Verizon, what the hell is wrong with you? » 8/26/11 1:00pm 8/26/11 1:00pm

Apple Guts, Star Wars Coins, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case. » 8/12/11 8:00pm 8/12/11 8:00pm

Samsung Galaxy S II: A First Draft of Your Next Android Phone

At this point, Android phones are officially being created faster than human babies. Samsung's Galaxy phones have been the blueprint for the last year, literally. The Galaxy S II is the new blueprint—and it's a very nice one. » 7/05/11 2:00pm 7/05/11 2:00pm

Samsung Reboots with Super-Thin, Super Sharp Galaxy S II

Not that this is any surprise given the massive leak of photos and impressions that preceeded today's big Mobile World Congress event, but Samsung has officially pulled the trigger on an impressive reboot of the Galaxy S. » 2/13/11 1:05pm 2/13/11 1:05pm