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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition gets Android 4.3 build

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition gets Android 4.3 build

posted: 20 Jul 2013, 13:01

Considering that one of the reasons for buying the Google Play Store version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is to receive timely Android updates, it shouldn't be too much of a surprise that a version of Android 4.3 appears to be ready...

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 spied in Brown Autumn; Purple Mirage color coming to Sprint?

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 spied in Brown Autumn; Purple Mirage color coming to Sprint?

posted: 20 Jul 2013, 02:31

Last month, Samsung introduced five new colors for the Samsung Galaxy S4; the new shades include Blue Arctic, Purple Mirage, Red Aurora, Brown Autumn, and Pink Twilight. On Friday night, evleaks...

Samsung and FBI close to deal on Galaxy phones for the G-men; new deal would replace BlackBerry units

Samsung and FBI close to deal on Galaxy phones for the G-men; new deal would replace BlackBerry units

posted: 19 Jul 2013, 22:55

The FBI has over 35,000 employees, most of whom were issued BlackBerry handsets; but there is a change coming as Samsung has been in talks with the domestic crime-fighting agency...

Trident Cyclops Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on

Trident Cyclops Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on

posted: 18 Jul 2013, 13:52

Just like the previous cases we scoped out from Trident’s camp, the Cyclops case has that rugged construction to give it ample protection against some harsh punishment. In fact, it meets military standard 810F for protection against vibration,...

The Snapdragon 800-equipped Galaxy S4 with LTE-A to become internationally available?

The Snapdragon 800-equipped Galaxy S4 with LTE-A to become internationally available?

posted: 18 Jul 2013, 10:21

Earlier today a leaked AnTuTu benchmark was uncovered by GSMArena. It has since set the web abuzz teasing the possibility that a refreshed international Galaxy S4 is in the works.

No Root for you, as the newest update for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 kills it

No Root for you, as the newest update for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 kills it

posted: 17 Jul 2013, 14:48

Verizon's newest update for the Samsung Galaxy S4 is being sent over-the-air, but it will no longer allow you to root and unlock your phone after being installed.

Trident Aegis Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on

Trident Aegis Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on

posted: 17 Jul 2013, 14:07

When you’re gunning to meet military standard 810F for protection against drops and shock, you know that design isn’t something that’s going to be a strong point – and that’s exactly what we see with this. Sure, it does add some size and weight...

Trident Kraken A.M.S. Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on

Trident Kraken A.M.S. Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on

posted: 16 Jul 2013, 16:28

Gone is the streamlined look and lightweight feel of the Galaxy S4, which is now replaced by this ungodly beast of a case. Some people won’t take fancy in its massive size, but sure enough, it does offer peace of mind. Employing a blue/black...

I chose Windows Phone

I chose Windows Phone

posted: 15 Jul 2013, 06:46

We've all been there. That glorious time when we're out on the market, looking for a flashy, new smartphone to replace our hugely outdated device. It's a time of joy, excitement and discovery! But even in a saturated and booming market, such as the smartphone one, it's quite...

Samsung Galaxy S4 for AT&T and Verizon getting updated, KNOX expected

Samsung Galaxy S4 for AT&T and Verizon getting updated, KNOX expected

posted: 09 Jul 2013, 13:49

Last night, we heard that the Sprint variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4 was getting an OTA update that added a few features including apps-to-SD support and Samsung's KNOX security suite in addition to performance updates....

Samsung Galaxy S4 for Sprint gets updated with Knox and more

Samsung Galaxy S4 for Sprint gets updated with Knox and more

posted: 08 Jul 2013, 23:31

Last month, a software update rolled out to European Samsung Galaxy S4 handsets that added a few new features, although it didn't include Samsung's enterprise-focused security system, called Knox. That update has finally hit...

Spigen Slim Armor View Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4 hands-on

Spigen Slim Armor View Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4 hands-on

posted: 08 Jul 2013, 17:43

Combining two of its most popular case series for the Galaxy S4, the Spigen Slim Armor series and the Ultra Flip View series, the Spigen Slim Armor View case is the result of the marriage between those aforementioned cases....

T-Mobile hurrying integration with MetroPCS as seen with Samsung Galaxy S4 release

T-Mobile hurrying integration with MetroPCS as seen with Samsung Galaxy S4 release

posted: 08 Jul 2013, 10:50

On Friday we told you about a Vine video sent out by MetroPCS teasing the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4 for the pre-paid network's customers.; as we noted the other day, the version of Samsung's Android...

Which phone has the best battery life? Galaxy S4 vs Xperia Z vs HTC One vs iPhone 5 infographic

Which phone has the best battery life? Galaxy S4 vs Xperia Z vs HTC One vs iPhone 5 infographic

posted: 08 Jul 2013, 02:51

Despite Samsung's recent share price woes, the Galaxy S4 consistently proves that it might not take your heart with design and new features, but it is a very, very balanced smartphone,...

Samsung Galaxy S4 coming to MetroPCS with announcement next week

Samsung Galaxy S4 coming to MetroPCS with announcement next week

posted: 05 Jul 2013, 14:55

A video posted on Vine by MetroPCS reveals that the Samsung Galaxy S4 is coming to the pre-paid carrier next week; the nation's fifth largest carrier was recently acquired by T-Mobile. The 6 second video shows a Samsung...

PureGear launches Retro Game Cases for Samsung Galaxy S4

PureGear launches Retro Game Cases for Samsung Galaxy S4

posted: 04 Jul 2013, 07:25

If you want a case with a twist and happen to own the Samsung Galaxy S4, you’d be pleased to know that PureGear has released its iconic Retro Game Cases…

Mugen Power offers massive 5500mAh cell for the Samsung Galaxy S4

Mugen Power offers massive 5500mAh cell for the Samsung Galaxy S4

posted: 04 Jul 2013, 01:13

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is equipped with a 2600mAh battery, and while that might help you get through most of the day, if you're a power user it might not be enough juice to get you through the entire day; luckily for those...

TrulyClean is a Samsung Galaxy S4 bloatware cleaning script

TrulyClean is a Samsung Galaxy S4 bloatware cleaning script

posted: 03 Jul 2013, 07:00

Nobody likes bloatware on their Android smartphone. It just sits there doing nothing but occupying scarce system resources. Isn't there a way to get rid of it once and for all? Sure there is, and if the Samsung Galaxy S4 is your...

Samsung sold 20 million Galaxy S4 devices in just two months

Samsung sold 20 million Galaxy S4 devices in just two months

posted: 03 Jul 2013, 02:45

In just 2 months since its launch, the Samsung Galaxy S4 has sold over 20 million units…

GS4 with TouchWiz vs GS4 Google Edition: Google Edition wins!

GS4 with TouchWiz vs GS4 Google Edition: Google Edition wins!

posted: 03 Jul 2013, 02:03

So, we ran that poll last week, asking you which Samsung Galaxy S4 version you'd prefer: the one with Samsung's own TouchWiz user interface, or the newer one that's sporting a clean, stock Android Jelly Bean OS...

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