Samsung’s Galaxy S II may be just hitting US shores, but that doesn’t mean that you’ll necessarily end up be stuck paying the higher prices we often see associated with brand-new hardware. If you know where to look, we’ve seen a couple places you can find Galaxy S II handsets already discounted to just under $100.
Sprint’s option, the Epic 4G Touch, is still around $200 when bought from Sprint. You can knock $50 off that total by shopping around a little, but the best deal to be found looks like it’s over at Amazon. There, you’ll be able [...]
In this face-off video we put the acclaimed Galaxy S 2 up against the best Verizon phone available at the moment, the Motorola Droid Bionic which operates with LTE. In terms of specs, the Galaxy S 2 has a higher-clocking processor, but the Droid Bionic has a higher resolution display. Beyond these two differences, pretty much everything else is the same, save for the built-in HDMI port on the Droid Bionic.
In terms of hardware, the Droid Bionic is thicker and more heavy than the Galaxy S 2, but it feels a bit more sturdy in hand. Take a look at the comparison video where [...]
AT&T gets its Samsung Galaxy S II this weekend, and while it goes without saying that if you pick one up on Sunday, you should probably try to avoid losing it straight away, there’s more at stake here than just some expensive new hardware, thanks to the revelation of a lock-screen bypass that readily grants unauthorized users access to your phone and everything stored therein.
BGR discovered the problem while experimenting with the handset, and it looks to be a quite serious security hole. Basically, you just have to wake the phone, ignore the lock screen and wait for [...]