First Thoughts: Froyo on the Samsung Captivate

It probably doesn’t get any better than this. As I packed my bags to go to the Big Android BBQ, Froyo for the Samsung Captivate was released. It was a fairly easy install and only took me about 15 minutes after downloading. I can not express how happy I am to have Froyo on myRead the Rest…

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Android 2.2 Leaked for the Samsung Captivate

Just when the skies got cloudy and the forecast of Froyo in the future was bleak. The developers over at XDA did the rain dance and scored a release build of fray for the Samsung captivate. Just like any unofficial builds, you must be careful. Also make sure your battery is fully charged. You YouRead the Rest…

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Samsung Captivate Gets GPS fix

The folks over at Engadget got in touch with Samsung for a statement about the GPS Lag issues on the Galaxy S Phones. “An update to improve the Samsung Captivate’s GPS performance is now available. Captivate customers will receive a notification on their device that an update is available and will simply need to downloadRead the Rest…

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Samsung Captivate Otter Box Coming Soon

Otter box has heard your requests. Although it was not released first, AT&T’s Samsung Captivate will be the first of the Galaxy S series to get superior protective cases from otter box. The Otterbox Defender(Left) and Commuter(Right) case will cost $49.95 and $34.95 each. Both cases provide added protection against bump, shock, drops and dust.Read the Rest…

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AT&T Samsung Captivate $29.99 with New Contract on Newegg.com

Only available in select markets. Make sure you enter your zip code. The Samsung Captivate is now on sale at Newegg for 29.99. Don’t worry if you are an existing customer the price is still 79.99. That is much better than the 229.99 that AT&T is currently charging. Get it while it’s hot. This phoneRead the Rest…

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Samsung Galaxy S Unlock Codes are Hidden Within

Thanks to Dagentooboy on XDA, owners of the Galaxy S and its variants (Vibrant and Captivate), now have the ability to unlock the phone for use on all carriers. This is a rare and unique find because most unlock codes are held by the manufacturers. Dagentooboy discovered the unlock codes hidden in the device onRead the Rest…

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Samsung Captivate Overclocked to 1.2 GHz

AT&T’s Galaxy S phone has been overclocked to 1.2Ghz via a new kerne. The dev who discovered this feat says that the A8 Cortex Hummingbird processor is actually capable of 1.6Ghz Click Here for Instructions if you dare. We will keep you posted if and when 1.6Ghz is available. The Captivate didn’t need to beRead the Rest…

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Samsung Releases Source Code for the Captivate

Today could not be a better day for Captivate owners. With Android 2.2. being leaked to the original Galaxy S hardware, the next question to the developers at XDA would be, “When can Android 2.2 be installed on the Captivate?” Now that the source code has been officially released from Samsung, all the necessary toolsRead the Rest…

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Galaxy S Root Available for Samsung Captivate

A root hack has been released that is confirmed to work for the device. The hack was derived from the European-spec Galaxy S, with the Captivate being based off of the same hardware with minor differences for AT&T, which also confirms an unlocked bootloader. The root is also expected to work for the other USRead the Rest…

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