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Samsung putting an end to benchmark cheating with the KitKat update for Galaxy S4 and Note 3

Samsung putting an end to benchmark cheating with the KitKat update for Galaxy S4 and Note 3

posted: 05 Mar 2014, 02:51

Benchmarkgate seems to be winding down, as Samsung's Android 4.4 KitKat update apparently ends the CPU-boosting tricks previously employed. Before the update, for instance, the Galaxy Note...

LG G Pro 2 camera comparison with HTC One, iPhone 5s, LG G2, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z1

LG G Pro 2 camera comparison with HTC One, iPhone 5s, LG G2, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z1

posted: 27 Feb 2014, 02:08

There's no need telling you that the MWC 2014 has pretty much hijacked our page entirely -- you likely know all too well. We're willing hostages, however, for it's not often that such a massive feast...

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 to receive Android 4.4 update starting on Wednesday

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 to receive Android 4.4 update starting on Wednesday

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 18:40

Starting tomorrow, AT&T customers with the Samsung Galaxy S4 will start receiving the update to Android 4.4. The update can be downloaded over Wi-Fi only. Why? Consider that the size of the update ranges from...

Sony Xperia Z2: early camera comparison against iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z1, and more

Sony Xperia Z2: early camera comparison against iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z1, and more

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 17:32

No smartphone can be regarded as a true high-end device if it doesn't have a good camera outfitted on its back side. That is why we're not surprised to see that smartphone makers are putting...

Compare the Galaxy S5's photos to those of the iPhone 5s, Xperia Z1 and other rivals

Compare the Galaxy S5's photos to those of the iPhone 5s, Xperia Z1 and other rivals

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 14:04

The Samsung Galaxy S5 definitely has a lot going for it, and one of its major new features is the new 16-megapixel camera with a nice range of handy features, such as real-time HDR, selective focus...

New TouchWiz vs old TouchWiz: what changed with Samsung's software?

New TouchWiz vs old TouchWiz: what changed with Samsung's software?

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 12:41

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now a reality (don't you know it!), and it brought quite a few hardware upgrades along. We're talking a fingerprint sensor, a built-in heart rate monitor, and an even more impressive-sounding,...

Apple iPhone trade-ins surge prior to Samsung Galaxy S5 unveiling

Apple iPhone trade-ins surge prior to Samsung Galaxy S5 unveiling

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 12:28

According to SellCell.com, Monday's introduction of the Samsung Galaxy S5 at MWC was preceded by a surge in trade-ins of the Apple iPhone. Last weekend, the site saw a 48% increase in the volume of transactions involving...

Samsung infographic shows us how far the Samsung Galaxy S line has come

Samsung infographic shows us how far the Samsung Galaxy S line has come

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 07:31

The fifth iteration of Samsung's flagship Android handset was announced Monday in Barcelona as you surely know. Waiting for the new Samsung Galaxy S model to be unveiled has become an annual event anticipated as...

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S4: first look

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S4: first look

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 18:19

The Galaxy S5 has arrived to an expectedly crazed fanfare, but the initial reaction to Samsung's new handset has been kind of restrained. Some of you were obviously expecting more from the world's largest manufacturer by volume, and that's not an...

Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: first look

Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: first look

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 07:57

The Sony Xperia Z2 is here and it’s a lot about an improved and larger 5.2-inch display, and a faster, Snapdragon 801 system chip on the inside, but it will inevitably face competition from one of the most popular devices on the market, the...

Sony Xperia Z2 vs LG G2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: specs comparison

Sony Xperia Z2 vs LG G2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: specs comparison

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 01:47

Sony's latest and greatest Xperia Z2 flagship has arrived in town, and that means it's time to roll up our sleeves and check out how it stacks against the competition. And what easier way than pitting it against what are likely...

LG G Pro 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: first look

LG G Pro 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: first look

posted: 23 Feb 2014, 13:09

The LG G Pro 2 is here at Mobile World Congress 2014, and we took the 5.9-inch LG phablet for a spin and compared it against the popular Samsung Galaxy S4…

Did you know Samsung slashed the price of its Galaxy S4 by a third in just 9 months?

Did you know Samsung slashed the price of its Galaxy S4 by a third in just 9 months?

posted: 21 Feb 2014, 09:28

The Galaxy S4 launched as the flagship Samsung smartphone for 2013, the device that’s expected to bring the company the largest profit, but it did not quite catch up…

Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) is now receiving the KitKat treatment

Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) is now receiving the KitKat treatment

posted: 20 Feb 2014, 09:29

Samsung Galaxy S4 fans, rejoice! Well, at least the ones who have the GT-I9500 version of the flagship smartphone. Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now officially rolling out as an OTA update for one of Samsung's bestsellers...

Leaked internal document reveals U.S. Cellular's Samsung Galaxy S4 to get KitKat February 19th

Leaked internal document reveals U.S. Cellular's Samsung Galaxy S4 to get KitKat February 19th

posted: 17 Feb 2014, 18:07

A leaked internal document belonging to U.S. Celluar, reveals that the carrier plans on pushing out Android 4.4 for the Samsung Galaxy S4 starting on February 19th. The OTA update, called...

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S4 gets KitKat starting tomorrow says leaked internal document

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S4 gets KitKat starting tomorrow says leaked internal document

posted: 12 Feb 2014, 20:07

A leaked internal Sprint document reveals that the carrier's version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be updated to Android 4.4 on February 13th. At the same time, the update will also allow the phone...

Nokia Lumia Icon vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs LG G2 specs comparison

Nokia Lumia Icon vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs LG G2 specs comparison

posted: 12 Feb 2014, 12:02

With its 5" display and great Lumia 1520-esque specs, the Nokia Lumia Icon seems to have hit the sweet spot for Windows Phone lovers. It is way more compact than Nokia's phablet, yet still offers the same top-shelf hardware....

Android KitKat update for Galaxy S4 nears, here's how the new TouchWiz status bar will look like

Android KitKat update for Galaxy S4 nears, here's how the new TouchWiz status bar will look like

posted: 10 Feb 2014, 05:39

The Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Galaxy S4 and Note 3 flagships brings a lot of resource optimizations under the hood, thanks to KitKat's Project Svelte. These are resulting...

KitKat coming soon to Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 says Rogers

KitKat coming soon to Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 says Rogers

posted: 07 Feb 2014, 21:49

Canadian carrier Rogers has updated its OS Upgrade support page on its website, and guess what? It's good news for those who use the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in Rogers' neighborhood....

Samsung will launch the Black Edition Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini in

Samsung will launch the Black Edition Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini in "select markets"

posted: 07 Feb 2014, 14:35

Both new Galaxy S4 models come in black packaging alongside black accessories and exclusive wallpapers and ringtones. Samsung didn't say exactly what countries would get them...

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