Author Archive: Tristan Gatineau

Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, a USAF veteran, and an avid gadget user for as many years as I've been around. I've used everything from Blackberry's to iPhones, and am now currently hooked on Android devices. I use a Samsung Fascinate as my daily driver, and a viewsonic gTab for fun, as well as whatever else I may have laying around. :)

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Interested in Getting a Logitech Revue? Why Not Look at Dish Network?

Interested in Getting a Logitech Revue? Why Not Look at Dish Network?

| February 15, 2011 | 1 Reply

It has been brought to our attention that for a limited time, customers switching to Dish Network will be eligible to purchase a Logitech Revue for only $179.99 as opposed to its normal price of $299.99! Most people love the idea of saving money, but very rarely do they look into finding less expensive methods […]

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Samsung Reaches Out to XDA-Developers Only to be Ridiculed?!

Samsung Reaches Out to XDA-Developers Only to be Ridiculed?!

| February 15, 2011 | Reply

After months of consumers complaining about Samsung and their lack of support for Galaxy S series phones here in the USA, it seems that someone at Samsung finally took notice. Earlier today, a post was made by a known Samsung Representative stating the following: OK, this is the beginning stages. Right now as we speak, […]

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Samsung Fascinate now has Android 2.2!

Samsung Fascinate now has Android 2.2!

| February 14, 2011 | Reply

Over the course of the last few weeks, the Samsung Fascinate users here in the United States have had some ups and downs when it comes to getting Android 2.2 (Froyo) on their phones. First, a ROM was released that was pulled from various Galaxy S series phones and hacked back together. It was slightly […]

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Will the next round of Motorola phones be locked? One writers opinion…

Will the next round of Motorola phones be locked? One writers opinion…

| February 14, 2011 | 1 Reply

When Motorola released the original Droid, they had an instant following from the Android Developer community. It was an instant success. Some would argue that it was that phone, and Verizon Wireless’ aggressive ad campaign that brought Android to the general public. Then came the Droid X, and things had changed. Motorola had announced that […]

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It’s Unofficially Official – Fascinate gets Froyo!

It’s Unofficially Official – Fascinate gets Froyo!

| January 25, 2011 | Reply

After months of anger and maintenance updates for the device that was once thought of as a flagship for Verizon Wireless’ Android phones, it appears we may actually be getting Android 2.2 this time. We know, you’ve heard that before. Many times before. While it may seem like every week there is a rumor stating […]

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Samsung Acknowledges Fascinate Emergency Calling Problem

Samsung Acknowledges Fascinate Emergency Calling Problem

| January 25, 2011 | Reply

In a sorry attempt to appear on top of their game, Samsung has released a statement via Twitter stating the following: “Some Fascinate users finding Emergency Call shortcut not automatically opening dialer. Unlock Pattern Lock to make calls, incl. emergency.” “Fascinate users can still make calls, including emergency calls, after device is unlocked. We are […]

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Newest Samsung Fascinate Update a Step Backwards?

Newest Samsung Fascinate Update a Step Backwards?

| January 23, 2011 | Reply

After months of waiting for Samsung and Verizon to upgrade their Fascinates to Android 2.2 (Froyo), we were finally given an update. A maintenance update. An Eclair maintenance update. Yes, even after the update, we Fascinate users are still two versions behind the newest Android build, 2.3 (Gingerbread). While we are sure Samsung’s intention was to correct bugs from […]

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