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Samsung Galaxy handsets with KNOX now secure enough to carry classified information

Samsung Galaxy handsets with KNOX now secure enough to carry classified information

posted: 4 days ago, 13:22

A number of Samsung Galaxy devices that support the KNOX secure container platform, have now been approved for use by the U.S. Government to carry classified documents. The approved models are the...

Here are Samsung's plans for future KitKat updates

Here are Samsung's plans for future KitKat updates

posted: 30 Aug 2014, 18:30

If you're wondering about when your Samsung device might receive Android 4.4.2, 4.4.3 or 4.4.4, we just might have the answer for you. First, let's take a look at a pair of high profile phones that Samsung will be releasing soon. The Samsung...

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 with Spark, receives update to support International Wi-Fi Calling

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 with Spark, receives update to support International Wi-Fi Calling

posted: 28 Aug 2014, 19:04

On Thursday, Sprint sent out an update to its Samsung Galaxy S4 units that support Sprint Spark. The latter is the tri-band LTE network offered by the mobile operator, that offers zippy data...

Samsung Galaxy S4 catches fire under the pillow of a 13 year-old girl

Samsung Galaxy S4 catches fire under the pillow of a 13 year-old girl

posted: 26 Jul 2014, 01:09

A 13 year-old Texas girl, who kept her Samsung Galaxy S4 under her pillow, was awoken by the smell of something burning. Unfortunately, it was her Samsung Galaxy S4 that was the source of the acrid smelling smoke....

Some Samsung Galaxy S4 units are bursting into fire in Israel

Some Samsung Galaxy S4 units are bursting into fire in Israel

posted: 25 Jun 2014, 03:53

Smartphone manufacturer Samsung, says that the use of third party batteries is behind a small number of fires that broke out in Israel on its popular Samsung Galaxy S4 model. Since last October, Samsung has offered to replace...

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 4.4.3 this month, next month for Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 4.4.3 this month, next month for Samsung Galaxy S4

posted: 13 Jun 2014, 15:24

With stock Android devices like the Nexus models, and the Google Play edition phones already updated to Android 4.4.3, it is time for the newest build of Android to be let loose on unlocked handsets....

Android 4.4.3 now rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition

Android 4.4.3 now rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition

posted: 03 Jun 2014, 20:57

It looks like Android 4.4.3 is on the move. We've already seen it start to roll out to Nexus devices, and the soak test has begun for the Motorola Moto X. Now, it is already time for Google Play edition devices to...

Samsung Galaxy S5 and S4 LTE-A might get Android 4.4.3 soon, other details about future KitKat updates revealed

Samsung Galaxy S5 and S4 LTE-A might get Android 4.4.3 soon, other details about future KitKat updates revealed

posted: 26 May 2014, 12:30

The Android 4.4.3 KitKat update is currently in testing on some of Samsung's handsets, and it could be available in the next few months...

Samsung Galaxy S4 review (one year later)

Samsung Galaxy S4 review (one year later)

posted: 23 May 2014, 05:06

Released in April of 2013, the Samsung Galaxy S4 was a cutting-edge smartphone that featured all the goodies one could need back then. However, as it's the norm on the wireless market, a top-shelf smartphone remains top-shelf for just about one year,...

Samsung Mobile chief Shin confirms strong start for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Mobile chief Shin confirms strong start for the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 14 May 2014, 13:56

On Monday, we passed along a report out of Korea estimating that Samsung had shipped 10 million units of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in 25 days. That was a record time for the manufacturer. Today, Samsung Mobile chief...

The Galaxy S5 surpasses the Galaxy S4 in terms of adoption rate in the USA

The Galaxy S5 surpasses the Galaxy S4 in terms of adoption rate in the USA

posted: 09 May 2014, 09:31

In two days' time, on May 11, Samsung's current flagship will have been available on the market for exactly a month. We do know that the first day sales of the Galaxy S5 were significantly higher than the first...

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 gets to taste the chocolatey goodness of KitKat

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 gets to taste the chocolatey goodness of KitKat

posted: 06 May 2014, 16:51

Rejoice, Samsung Galaxy S4 owners on Verizon. For today, your handset has finally started to receive the Android 4.4.2 update that brings the KitKat build of Android to the phone. Verizon is known for its extensive...

Verizon updates: HTC One (M8) gets its first; Samsung Galaxy S4 tipped for KitKat on May 2nd

Verizon updates: HTC One (M8) gets its first; Samsung Galaxy S4 tipped for KitKat on May 2nd

posted: 21 Apr 2014, 02:56

Updates, updates. Who has got the updates? Verizon has the updates, including a rather hefty firmware update for the HTC One (M8) that has already rolled out. Firmware version 1.55.605.2...

Samsung Galaxy S5's first day sales were 30% to 100% higher than its predecessor's launch day sales

Samsung Galaxy S5's first day sales were 30% to 100% higher than its predecessor's launch day sales

posted: 13 Apr 2014, 02:30

According to a report published Sunday out of Korea, first day sales of the Samsung Galaxy S5 beat out the launch day sales of its predecessor. In some countries, sales of the new...

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S III trade-ins saw big increase ahead of Galaxy S5 launch

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S III trade-ins saw big increase ahead of Galaxy S5 launch

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 08:51

Have you wondered how many users have actually traded-in their older devices so that they can get a brand new Samsung Galaxy S5, which got launched worldwide today? Well, according to a report...

Xiaomi joins Apple and Samsung in the list of best-selling devices for February 2014

Xiaomi joins Apple and Samsung in the list of best-selling devices for February 2014

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 09:22

A recent report, released by Technology Market Research company Counterpoint, reveals that Xiaomi has somewhat succeeded in breaking the Apple-Samsung hegemony and now has not one, but two devices...

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 battle it out in drop test

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 battle it out in drop test

posted: 02 Apr 2014, 17:15

A new video shows both the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 taking a drop test. At pocket height, both suffered slight marks on the side of each unit. Both screens were unscathed. Next was a drop from "head...

Nokia Lumia 1520 tops our blind camera comparison while Nexus 5 ends up last; HTC One (M8) finishes sixth

Nokia Lumia 1520 tops our blind camera comparison while Nexus 5 ends up last; HTC One (M8) finishes sixth

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 05:03

Blind camera comparisons are a great indicator of which phone takes best photos. Bias is brought down to a minimum since voters pick the images they like best, without knowing...

Front-facing camera comparison: LG G Pro 2 vs LG G2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, HTC One (2013),  Xperia Z1, iPhone 5s, and Nexus 5

Front-facing camera comparison: LG G Pro 2 vs LG G2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, HTC One (2013), Xperia Z1, iPhone 5s, and Nexus 5

posted: 26 Mar 2014, 10:35

Today, we're pitting the front-facing cameras of eight major flagships currently on the market against each other and taking scores. We will be...

HTC One (M8) vs HTC One (M7) vs Galaxy S4 specs comparison

HTC One (M8) vs HTC One (M7) vs Galaxy S4 specs comparison

posted: 25 Mar 2014, 10:20

Superior processing power is the biggest hardware gap with the new HTC One, when compared to its predecessor, as the rest of the specs are pretty similar. All three phones sport 1080p displays and 2 GB of RAM, so the silicon power...

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