Samsung to launch Galaxy Note II in Oct?view story

http://www.themobileindian.com – According to reports, Samsung is planning to release the next version of the device with Android Jellybean at the same time as next iPhone. (IT news)

Verizon Wireless Brings 4G LTE Service To 46 New Markets, Expands Coverage To 22 Existing Marketsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Verizon Wireless is all geared up for the summer, so that means it has to expand its already massive 4G LTE reach. The wireless carrier has announced it will expand service to a whopping 46 new markets, while also expanding the coverage in 22 existing markets, which is in effect now. (IT news)

Highlights from the Samsung Galaxy S III Launch Event [Video]view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – If you remember, during a live stream from the Vodafone launch of the Samsung Galaxy S III, it was mentioned that there was going to be a stop in New York City on June 20 during the Galaxy S III tour. That came through as Samsung went all out hosting a party to celebrate the U.S. (IT news)

Samsung Galaxy S III Celebrates Fourth of July a Little Bit Earlyview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Images are circulating the internet showing a Samsung Galaxy S III that seems to have suffered kind of a serious malfunction, resulting in sparks and smoke shooting out of the casing.  The user stated that it was in a car dock at the time, and luckily was able to pull over to avoid any injury. (IT news)

Sony Xperia S Is Next In Line To Get Ice Cream Sandwich Treatmentview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Sure it’s been a while since Ice Cream Sandwich has been out, but at least more and more devices are (finally) being updated to the latest Android 4.0.4 software. Sony announced through its blog that its Xperia S smartphone is next in line to get the software makeover. It will gradually roll out the software starting today and promises to bring a host of goodies for Xperia S owners. (IT news)

Some AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III pre-orders delayed until June 25thview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – It looks like nothing but delays across the board for the Samsung Galaxy S III. We already reported issues from both T-Mobile and Sprint. Now AT&T is saying that some of the buyers that pre-ordered and are expecting to get their phone today will have to wait until Monday, June 25th. If you happen to be one of those lucky few, you will get an email and an SMS text letting you know. (IT news)

Samsung Galaxy S III not expected to make Sprint stores today, Pre-orders for 16GB version should be fulfilled thoughview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Today is supposed to mark the debut of the Samsung Galaxy S III with Sprint, but due to overwhelming demand there isn’t enough inventory for it to be available in stores just yet. The good news is those of you that took the time to pre-order the 16GB version should be all set as you should receive them today. (IT news)

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Receives Coveted Ice Cream Sandwich Update Through Kiesview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – AT&T & Samsung has finally made good on its promise on updating the Samsung Galaxy S II to Android 4.0. Reports are coming in from various outlets that the update is now available and ready for all owners. (IT news)

Yikes! Microsoft in the Newsview story

http://androidforums.com – Windows Phone 8 vs. iOS vs. Android: One giant leap for Microsoft Eyes On With Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 Microsoft Is the Most Exciting Company in Tech, Hands Down Windows Phone 8 incoming, here’s what you need to know Microsoft Surface could be the last straw for Android tablets (General)

T-Mobile pricing for Samsung Galaxy S III confirmedview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – As was rumored yesterday, T-Mobile customers planning to pick up a new Samsung Galaxy S III will pay a pretty penny to do so. Sources emerged indicating pricing would start at $230 up front for a 16 GB version and only go up from there. (IT news)