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iPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy S4 are the only smartphones in Google's top 10 2013 trending searches

iPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy S4 are the only smartphones in Google's top 10 2013 trending searches

posted: 17 Dec 2013, 09:53

The two handsets are joined in top 10 by Nelson Mandela, Paul Walker, PlayStation 4 and other popular search terms...

Black Editions of Samsung's Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini might be launched in February

Black Editions of Samsung's Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini might be launched in February

posted: 17 Dec 2013, 02:36

Deep black versions of the S4 and S4 Mini are expected to be launched soon to complement the current range of colors. Both could go on sale in February...

HTC and Nokia get on Santa's nice list while Samsung is getting a lump of coal

HTC and Nokia get on Santa's nice list while Samsung is getting a lump of coal

posted: 14 Dec 2013, 15:50

Habib Tannazi wanted his HTC Amaze 4G back. This was his second unit, with both models turning into bricks. The first time, WIND Mobile replaced his phone with a new HTC Amaze 4G after three months. The...

Tri-band LTE Samsung Galaxy S4 coming to Sprint

Tri-band LTE Samsung Galaxy S4 coming to Sprint

posted: 11 Dec 2013, 10:49

On Tuesday, we told you that Sprint Spark had gone live in Chicago. The service uses tri-band LTE on a small number of handsets, and provides Sprint customers with fater data speeds and improved indoor connectivity. The service works with the...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition now available

Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition now available

posted: 11 Dec 2013, 00:54

A crystal version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 has been introduced by the Korean OEM. Made with Swarovski elements, the phone is actually the international version (I9500) of the flagship Android model and is powered with an octa-core Samsung Exynos...

GDR3 update being tested on various Windows Phone 8 models for Telstra

GDR3 update being tested on various Windows Phone 8 models for Telstra

posted: 07 Dec 2013, 23:12

Australian carrier Telstra is testing out the GDR3 update for a quartet of Windows Phone 8 models. The HTC 8X, HTC 8S, Nokia Lumia 1020 and Nokia Lumia 925 are all in the midst of first round testing,according to...

What the owners of today's top smartphones are complaining about

What the owners of today's top smartphones are complaining about

posted: 30 Nov 2013, 21:54

Crowdsourced troubleshooting site Fixya asked its audience to come up with the top five problems that afflict each of four top smartphone models. The phones involved include a quartet of today's most popular handsets including...

Samsung gives Android 4.3 another try for AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 owners

Samsung gives Android 4.3 another try for AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 owners

posted: 27 Nov 2013, 21:50

Even if you already updated your AT&T branded Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 4.3, another OTA update is coming your way. About a week and a half ago, Samsung pulled the Android 4.3 update for the carrier without...

Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 and LTE-A appears on Orange as S4 Advance

Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 and LTE-A appears on Orange as S4 Advance

posted: 27 Nov 2013, 08:48

Samsung is apparently not keeping the improved Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 processor and LTE-Advanced support for Asian customers only. Coded GT-I9506, the phone just popped up on Orange France, rebranded as the...

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S4 starts receiving Android 4.3 today

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S4 starts receiving Android 4.3 today

posted: 26 Nov 2013, 16:01

T-Mobile customers sporting the Samsung Galaxy S4 are receiving an update to Android 4.3 starting today. The update is arriving OTA from today (Tuesday) through February 1st 2014. Or, you can manually pull the update out...

Apple iPhone 5C outsells the Galaxy S4 in India?

Apple iPhone 5C outsells the Galaxy S4 in India?

posted: 26 Nov 2013, 09:37

The Indian smartphone market is no different than the international one, as the inital sales of the 'budget' iPhone 5C started poorly and not as good as Apple expected...

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S4 mini are updated in Canada to Android 4.3

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S4 mini are updated in Canada to Android 4.3

posted: 25 Nov 2013, 00:47

Customers of three big Canadian carriers, Bell, Rogers and Telus, reported this weekend that their Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S4 mini handsets are getting updated to Android 4.3. The update...

CyanogenMod 11 Alpha brings KitKat to the Samsung Galaxy S4

CyanogenMod 11 Alpha brings KitKat to the Samsung Galaxy S4

posted: 24 Nov 2013, 15:53

Cyanogen may now be working towards releasing its own hardware with rumored partner Oppo, but that doesn't mean that development is going to stop as far as bringing the popular custom ROM to other devices. Since Android 4.4 has...

Leaked document shows when certain Samsung models will get the Android 4.4 update

Leaked document shows when certain Samsung models will get the Android 4.4 update

posted: 22 Nov 2013, 13:49

A leaked document allegedly shows off the expected time frame during which certain models will be receiving the Android 4.4 update. The devices in question are the international version of the Samsung...

Cheat this! New benchmark claims to have solved cheating, pits the Galaxy S4 with the HTC One

Cheat this! New benchmark claims to have solved cheating, pits the Galaxy S4 with the HTC One

posted: 21 Nov 2013, 09:07

Buying a new smartphone is usually a joyous occasion (even for non-nerds), so much so that most of us usually forget that the industry is downright ruthless. The battle for dominion continues...

Black Friday for Big Red: Verizon ad for 'shopping holiday' leaks

Black Friday for Big Red: Verizon ad for 'shopping holiday' leaks

posted: 19 Nov 2013, 05:15

Take the nation's largest carrier, add in the biggest shopping day of the year, and you have a number of great smartphone and tablet deals. A leaked copy of Verizon's online Black Friday circular reveals a number of bargains...

Android 4.3 update pulled for Samsung Galaxy S III in U.K., AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 in states

Android 4.3 update pulled for Samsung Galaxy S III in U.K., AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 in states

posted: 18 Nov 2013, 19:23

Complaints from Samsung Galaxy S III owners in the U.K. have forced Samsung to put a halt to the Android 4.3 update in the region. The update, which started two weeks ago, took the Galaxy...

Android 4.3 comes to the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4

Android 4.3 comes to the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4

posted: 13 Nov 2013, 23:07

Wednesday night belongs to AT&T customers who own the Samsung Galaxy S4. The.. update, containing Android 4.3 and support for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, has started rolling out OTA. Build number JSS15J.1337UCUEMJ9, weighing in at a...

Samsung's PEN.UP is Instagram for your digital artwork

Samsung's PEN.UP is Instagram for your digital artwork

posted: 10 Nov 2013, 23:45

Samsung's PEN.UP is a social networking app for those with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung GALAXY Note II, Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy S III. Consider it like Instagram with your art work taking the place of photographs....

Sam's Club to offer Black Friday deals on popular smartphone models

Sam's Club to offer Black Friday deals on popular smartphone models

posted: 10 Nov 2013, 21:23

A loyal PhoneArena reader has just sent us information about the Black Friday sale that will be taking place at Sam's Club; according to our tipster, the Samsung Galaxy S4 for all carriers, the Apple iPhone 5c in all...

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