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We heard recently that Samsung may deliver a ‘Value Pack’ update for the original Samsung Galaxy S smartphone and the original Galaxy Tab tablet, which would bring some of the features of Android 4.0 ICS to both devices.
Now according to a report by The Next Web,
Samsung has confirmed that they will not deliver a ‘Value Pack’ update
for both devices, and both devices will not get Android 4.0 Ice Cream
Samsung spokesperson told the Next Web that becuase of the hardware
specifications on both devices they are limited to Android Gingerbread
on both devices.
Whilst Samsung is upgrading other tablets and smartphones to Android 4.0 ICS, owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Samsung Galaxy S will be less
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It looks like LG has updated its original LG Optimus smartphone, the new device is called the LG Optimus 2, it has just appeared on LG’s website, and it looks like it is designed to be a budget friendly Android smartphone.
LG Optimus 2 features a 3.2 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a
resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, processing is provided by an 800MHz
processor and it will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
specifications on the LG Optimus 2 include a 1500 mAh battery, a
microSD card slot which can take up to 32GB cards, and it comes with a
2GB card installed.
There are no details on pricing or availability as yet, you can find out more information over at LG.
Yesterday we had the new Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus, and today Samsung has announced another new Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy M Style, which is designed to be an entry level Android device.
The Samsung Galaxy M Style features a 4 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display and comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, it is powered by a single core 1GHz processor.
Other specifcations on the Samsung Galaxy M Style include a 3 megapixel camera, 4GB of built in storage, plus a microSD card slot and a 1650 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy M Style is expected to retail for around $500 SIM free
and it will be available in a range of different colors which include
Platinum Silver, Lavender Pink and Blue Black.
Any EVE subscribers looking forward to the launch of the new Dust 514 game
, will be pleased to know that its beta doors are now open to all EVE
subscribers. But don’t get to excited just yet as theres still no
guarantee that you will be accepted and receive a golden ticket to play,
but there is always a chance.
Very little has been revealed about the new Dust 514 game. But you can view the E3 trailer shown last year to whet your appetite a little, after the break.
"Registration for Mordu’s Private Trials
does not guarantee entry, but as an active EVE subscriber, you are the
first to have access to sign up for the closed beta,” – "We’re hugely
excited to be able to extend this exclusive opportunity to our player
The try your luck and apply for a Dust 514 beta place just jump over to the official announcement, lo
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Earlier today we heard that Microsoft and Nokia will be spending around $100 million on a marketing push for their new Nokia Lumia 900 or Nokia Ace smartphone, and now some more specifications on the device have been revealed.
We know that the Nokia Ace or Nokia Lumia 900 is headed to AT&T,
but now it would appear that the device will also bed available outside
of the US and it will become Nokia’s flagship Windows Phone device.
to Pocket Now, the Nokia Ace will feature a 4.3 inch WVGA touchscreen
display, a 1.4GHz processor, 512MB of RAM and an 8 megapixel camera, which we presume will be capable of full HD video in 1080p.
is reported to come with Windows Phone Mango, we had previously heard
that it may ship with Windows Phone Tango, and it looks like the device
will be officially announced at CES 2012 next week.
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