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The Man Behind Galaxy S II Leaves Samsung

Omar Khan the CTO at Samsung Mobile and the Godfather of Galaxy series is quitting Samsung to head mobile initiatives on a global basis at CitiGroup.

Khan has been working hard for Samsung Mobile and we can all agree lately he has done a pretty stellar job. The Galaxy S line was the number one selling smartphone in America and extremely popular around the world, and the Galaxy S II is even better and has caught plenty of peoples attention, us included.

Google Nexus 3 Coming With Ice Cream Sandwich

With the launch of two Gingerbread pre-installed Nexus devices already on sale, Google is hard at work creating quite a buzz in the marketplace – but that’s not enough for us.

Since the official announcement of the upcoming version of Android at Google IO 2011, Ice Cream Sandwich, which is, essentially, a combination of Android 2.3 Gingerbread and Android 3.0+ Honeycomb into a “cohesive whole”, the whole industry is abuzz with speculation, rumors,and increased excitement around the third Nexus device that is set to be formally announced sometime at the end of Q3/ early Q4.

Samsung Epic 4G Getting Gingerbread Update Later This Month?

This isn’t officially confirmed, but the rumor on the street is that Sprint and Samsung are getting ready to finally bring the Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the Epic 4G.

Yep that means that the only device in the Galaxy S family with physical QWERTY keyboard will soon get a number of new features and performance enhancements.

Microsoft Signs Android Patent Deal With Wistron

Microsoft announced the fourth patent-licensing deal in two weeks with a maker of Android devices, announcement timed perhaps to suggest that it has some momentum for its claims that Google’s mobile operating system violates Microsoft’s patents.

Wistron Corp, a spinoff of Acer, is the latest company to make an agreement with Microsoft in a string of lawsuits and royalty clashes that’s spanned the course of two months.

Samsung Hercules To Be Released In Late September

If apple is now rumored to release the iPhone 5 in September, Samsung is also rumored to release super powerful smartphone which is called Samsung Hercules. It’s rumored to be the toughest competitor of the iPhone 5.

If the latest reports are accurate, we might be seeing the Samsung Hercules land over on T-Mobile this September. If the HTC Sensation or the recently troubled G2x dual-core phones aren’t what you desire maybe the Hercules will be, it has great specs to back it up.

Android 2.3.4 For Samsung Galaxy S II Leaked

Getting the latest version of Android on your device is one of the most passionate needs of the Android community. So much so that, as is the case with this particular situation, people will often resort to flashing leaked builds of Android to their devices because they know that, sadly, the wait for an official build can be agonizing.

Samsung’s Galaxy S II is back in the news today; and it’s good news nonetheless for users lucky enough to already have their hands on the phone. A leaked build of Android 2.3.4 has been released for the Galaxy S II, prepping the phone for Google Talk video.

Is Motorola Xoom Getting Android 3.2 “Within Days?”

Heads up Motorola Xoom owners, you may be seeing another Honeycomb update coming your way in the very near future. Yesterday, a Google employee apparently confirmed Android 3.2 Honeycomb, the update that got unofficially detailed a few weeks ago, will be coming to the Xoom “within days.”

This is one of only a handful of times we have heard mention of Android 3.2, an update that is said to bring support for a wider range of screen sizes and help bridge the gap to Ice Cream Sandwich.

Samsung Conquer 4G Launching On July 24

According to a leaked internal document of Sprint, the Samsung Conquer 4G will launch on July 24.

Samsung Conquer 4G will be packed with a 3.5 inch screen with HVGA resolution, something we haven’t seen since the iPhone 3GS, 1 GHz processor with Android 2.3 on top, 3.2 megapixel camera, and 1.3 megapixel front facing camera.

Acer Releases Android 3.1 For Tablets In Germany

If you have an Iconia Tab A500 and an unbridled passion for running the latest Android software, we’ve got good news for you. Acer’s 3.1 update for the Iconia Tab A500 is now available for our German friends.

The UI and various visual interfaces have been made smoother and faster, with the new interface promises to be easier to see, understand, and use. There will be support for wider range of USB devices.

Samsung Galaxy S II On Windows Platform ?

The Samsung Galaxy S2 is easily one of the best Android smartphones out there right now. So you can imagine our excitement when we heard that Samsung might be working on a Windows Phone 7-version of the super-slim beast.

The Bluetooth SIG board, which tests new phones using the wireless specification before release, has seen the Samsung SGH-i937 pass through its labs, similar to the Samsung SGH-i927 (The Galaxy S2) and the Samsung SGH-i937 (also known as the Windows Phone 7-powered Focus).