Samsung Galaxy S III To Get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean In August

We heard recently that Samsung were testing out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for their new flagship Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S III, and now according to a recent report by Sammobile, Samsung are in the final testing stages of the update.

This means that the Samsung Galaxy S III could get the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update as early as next month, and it looks like a couple of other Samsung devices will also get the update after the Galaxy S III.

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Huawei Fusion 2 Appears At The FCC

It looks like there is another Android smartphone from Huawei headed to US mobile carrier AT&T as the guys over at Phonescoop have discovered a yet to be announced Huawei device for AT&T at the FCC.

The device is the Huawei Fusion 2 and it will be available with AT&T’s GoPhone pre-paid service when it lands on the network, the device comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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HTC Did Not Meet Financial Commitment To Beats Audio According To Report

Last year HTC purchased a 50 percent stake in Beats Audio for a reported $300 million, and yesterday we heard that Beats Audio had bought back a 25 percent stake in their company from HTC.

We were told yesterday that the reason that Beats were buying back their shares from HTC was to give Beats more flexibility for global expansion but now it would appear that there may have been other factors involved.

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Verizon Drops The Galaxy Nexus To $99

Verizon Wireless has reduced the price of the Galaxy Nexus on their network in the US, the handset will now set you back $99.99 when you sign up to a new two year contract with the carrier.

The Verizon Galaxy Nexus comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, although the device will be getting updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean some time in the near future.

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Lenovo IdeaTab S2110 goes on sale

Lenovo’s 10-inch IdeaTab S2 was one of the stars of CES. Aside from that, the Android 4.0 tablet hasn’t gotten much attention. Now it is available to buy as the S2110. The 10.1-inch tablet sports an optional keyboard dock, which delivers a trackpad, an SD slot, USB and 10 extra hours of battery life.
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Apple To Provide Adapter For New Smaller iPhone 5 Dock Connector

Yesterday we heard that Apple’s new iPhone 5 will feature a new 19 pin dock connector, which has left many people wondering what will happen to their existing accessories and docks that use the current iPhone 30 pin dock connector.

According to a recent report from iMore, Apple will provide an adapter that will make the new 19 pin iPhone 5 dock connector compatible with devices that use the 30 pin dock connector.

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BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE Coming July 31st For $550

We recently heard that RIM would be releasing a new version of their BlackBerry PlayBook tablet with 4G LTE and now it would appear that we have a launch date for the device along with some pricing information.

According to the guys over at Mobile Syrup the PlayBook 4G LTE will be launched on the 31st of July and this new 4G tablet will retail for $549.99.

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Apple Says Their 3G Isn’t Samsung’s 3G in Patent Case

Apple and Samsung are battling it out in various courts around the world, the latest patent trial between the two companies is taking place in Australia and now Apple has said that the 3G it is using in its devices is not Samsung’s 3G.

According to Apple, because of the way it is implementing the 3G on its devices it does not infringe on Samsung’s patent, Samsung holds a patent for the 3G standard.

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