Welcome to the 30th part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the Samsung Galaxy S2. In this latest installment, we will tackle most of the emails sent to us by our readers regarding this model since part 29 was released a week ago. As we all know, this is already an old model however since we still receive a considerable amount of email surrounding this device we continue to feature it. Most of the latest issues send to us by our readers are minor in nature while some require various troubleshooting steps to be performed. If...

Black Friday 2014 is almost upon us, and we were this close to send y’all out for your holiday Android shopping without consideration for carrier deals. Rookie mistake on our part, and we apologize for it, although in our defense, it was only in the last couple of days that the promotions started cascading from the likes of Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. And let’s not forget Cricket Wireless, US Cellular, Boost Mobile, MetroPCS and Virgin Mobile. These smaller fighters in the service operator arena often try to compensate...

The first gen Moto X has taken a back seat on our minds now with the arrival of the new and improved 2014 Moto X. But it’s still pretty capable as far as the hardware is concerned, which makes it a viable option for prospective buyers even today. And a new deal over at eBay makes the decision even easier for customers as Verizon’s Developer Edition model of the smartphone can be purchased for as little as $219.99. This is the 32GB model of the smartphone, which makes the deal even sweeter. The 2013 Moto X is still in line...

Customers looking to get a smartwatch this Thanksgiving will be pleased to know that Staples is running a 25% discount sale on the Moto 360 smartwatch. For a limited period, the wearable can be had for just $187 with the use of a coupon. Staples is holding a store wide 25% off with this coupon which can be printed and presented at a Staples outlet. There’s not much time on the customers’ hands however as the coupon expires by the end of the day, so make sure you hurry if you want to get the smartwatch at this discounted...

AT&T has surprised everyone by issuing a software update to the three year old Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket. The smartphone which last saw the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update nearly two years ago, hasn’t seen any updates since. The update changelog only mentions “Android OS Enhancements“, leaving much to the imagination. But users will be glad to know that the smartphone isn’t forgotten, not by Samsung at least. The Android version remains unchanged at 4.1.2, so there’s not much to expect as far as the...

As we approach Black Friday, we’re seeing deals and price reductions increasing in frequency. And what better company to offer deals for its customers than Google. Just as we heard of the $50 Play Store credit with the purchase of the Sprint Nexus 6, we’re now coming across a new deal from Google. On Black Friday, users will be able to buy/rent movies from the Play Store with discounts of up to 75%. Available movies include The Amazing Spider-Man 2, 300: Rise Of An Empire as well as Divergent. Cult favorite titles like...

Sprint and Google have teamed up to offer a decent deal on the Nexus 6 smartphone this Black Friday. For every unit of the Nexus 6 sold between Friday the 28th of November and the 1st of December on Monday, customers will receive a $50 Google Play Store credit to spend on apps and other content across the store. This is Sprint and Google’s own way of pitching in on the Black Friday sales by offering an incentive to pick the Nexus 6 over other competitive offerings this shopping weekend. Bear in mind that you will have to be an...

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is expected to receive the Android 5.0 update by December. And now, the update for the Sprint version of the handset has just leaked out. This ROM can be flashed onto your Sprint branded Galaxy S5 and appears to be the final version of what will inevitably make its way to smartphones later next month. Although this ROM is running the latest Android 5.0 build supplied by Google, it’s not yet confirmed if it can be used on your primary device. Also note that flashing this ROM will void the warranty of your...