AT&T and Samsung Cancel the Samsung Skyrocket HD
AT&T today has confirmed statements made by Samsung at the CTIA Wireless trade show about canceling the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD. "AT&T and Samsung have agreed to cancel plans to offer the Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD," said an AT&T spokesperson in an email to Phone Scoop. "We are concentrating resources on other products to bring exciting experiences to consumers." The news was originally reported by The Verge. The device was announced at CES earlier this year.
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Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket for AT&T
Phone Scoop goes hands-on with the latest Galaxy S II device from Samsung, the Skyrocket. The Skyrocket's claim to fame is that it is one of the first smartphones to include support for AT&T's new Long Term Evolution 4G network.
AT&T Updates List of Phones Slated for Android 4.0
AT&T today published a list of devices that it plans to update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the coming months. The devices include the LG Nitro; the Motorola Atrix and Atrix 4G; the Pantech Burst and Element; and the Samsung Captivate Glide, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S II, Galaxy S II Skyrocket, and Galaxy Tab 8.9.
AT&T Pushes Android 4.0 to Galaxy S II Skyrocket
AT&T today officially announced that the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket can update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The update requires owners to download and install the system software via Samsung's Kies desktop application.
Apple Asks Court to Ban 8 Samsung Phones
In the wake of its courtroom victory against Samsung, Apple today asked the court to ban sales of eight Samsung devices found to infringe on its design and other patents. The devices include the Galaxy S 4G, S2 (AT&T and T-Mobile), S2 Skyrocket, S2 Epic 4G, S Showcase, Droid Charge, and Galaxy Prevail.
Samsung Willing to Modify Phones to Avert Ban
Samsung today said that it would fight Apple's request to ban its products in the U.S. through any available means.