SAMSUNG EPIC 4G TOUCH Posts on XDA

Stock Rooted FC14 Update for the Epic 4G Touch Available

Samsung Epic 4G Touch owners, begin celebrating! XDA Senior Member Calkulin has posted the leaked FC14 4.0.3 firmware, stock and rooted with busybox installed, along with a de-odexed version and the FC14 modem.The developer warns that users installing the update must flash both the firmware file and the FC14 modem in the same ClockworkMod recovery...

Kiss Bloat on the Epic 4G Touch Goodbye Thanks to Bare Rom Converter

We are all aware of a large number of methods to get rid of unwanted bloatware from our devices. Manufacturers really give you no option to rid yourself of software they want you to use as they can potentially bring in revenue for them by selling you products through these. Moreover, without a custom ROM...

New OTA Update For Sprint’s Epic 4G Touch Removes Carrier IQ

Sprint has said that it will remove Carrier IQ on all of its devices, and is continuing to make good on that promise with the latest OTA update targeting the Samsung Epic 4G Touch, Sprint's own version of the Galaxy S II. The new update has the version S:D710.0.5S.EL29 with the following changelog:Security update Dismissing multiple calendar...

EL13 Firmware for Epic 4G Touch Leaked, Carrier IQ-Free!

Assuming you haven't been living in a cave the last few months, you've heard about Carrier IQ---a baked-in software package that Google CEO Eric Schmidt publicly labeled a key-logger. Thanks to the diligent work of XDA Recognized Developer TrevE, we've brought to light some of the issues surrounding the software package several times in the past.Luckily...

Ice Cream Sandwich Ports Progress Report

Ice Cream Sandwich ports are highly sought after, given the hype and price of the phone that runs it. However, providing there is support behind development, there is every chance you can run it on your device. This article is here to list the current ICS ports on our most popular  forums and their individual...

ICS Dialer v1.0 Now Available For Samsung Epic 4G Touch

Bits and pieces of Ice Cream Sandwich are everywhere, and now Samsung Epic owners can get their hands on the ICS Dialer courtesy of XDA Senior Member ssconceptz.The XDA member has created a clone of the ICS Dialer built off the stock Contacts.apk from the Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch. Please note that this is...

Development Getting Fired Up On Epic 4G Touch – Partitions Mapping Available

As you may recall, the Samsung Galaxy S 2 US sibblings just got launched into the wild and because we could simply not sit idle with our arms crossed, the devs in our forums have started pounding their Epic 4G Touchs with the fists of development. As you are probably aware by now, there is...

Check Your Battery Discharge Stats Via Shell (ADB)

For whatever the reason, some people can simply never find what they are looking for and thus, they end up creati.g their own solutions for their problems. This was the case for XDA member xak944 whom apparently wanted to have battery stats regarding power consumption of his Epic 4G Touch. I know what you are thinking,...

No More USB Host API Support On KI Firmware

The world of mobile technology is a rather complicated one with lots of strings and intricacies that only the most knowledgeable of business analysts could understand. I say this because for the likes of technology advocates like ourselves, sometimes decisions made up in the higher places of power of manufacturer's companies really make no sense....

Epic Touch 4G Sources Released – Good Move, Samsung!

Well, we truly gotta give it to Samsung this time as they seem to be making a turn for the better and trying to get close to developers at the same time. XDA member Korey_Nicholson just informed us that apparently the Epic 4G Touch did not get released by itself. It looks like the kernel sources (D710)...

Epic 4G Touch Forums Added

Well, it looks like we are just a few days away from the official release of the Samsung Galaxy S2 family of devices here in the US. In order to celebrate this, we have started being proactive and opened the first (of a few) forums which will serve as a home for the different Galaxy...