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Road map reveals Android 4.3 update for Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S III and GALAXY Note II

Road map reveals Android 4.3 update for Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S III and GALAXY Note II

posted: 28 Sep 2013, 02:29

A road map for French carrier SFR reveals when the Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung GALAXY Note II will receive the Android 4.3 update; according to the map, the Samsung...

2013 Smartphone Repairability Index: Galaxy S4 gets 8/10, HTC One at the bottom

2013 Smartphone Repairability Index: Galaxy S4 gets 8/10, HTC One at the bottom

posted: 26 Sep 2013, 08:29

From this year's flagships, the Samsung Galaxy S4 takes the top with an 8/10 rating, which is also the score for most smartphones from the Koreans, due to their flexible plastic design that lets you easily...

Samsung to launch a special gold Galaxy S4 edition

Samsung to launch a special gold Galaxy S4 edition

posted: 25 Sep 2013, 07:31

Less than two hours ago, Samsung pretty much confirmed that a special gold edition of its Galaxy S4 bestseller is on its way to consumers...

Apple iPhone 5s performance review: CPU and GPU speed compared to top Android phones (benchmarks)

Apple iPhone 5s performance review: CPU and GPU speed compared to top Android phones (benchmarks)

posted: 25 Sep 2013, 06:47

The Apple iPhone 5s brings is one of the biggest under-the-hood upgrades to ever happen to the iPhone line. Apple’s A7 chip comes with a new Cyclone core that is very well optimized...

Square Trade: Motorola Moto X more durable than the Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c

Square Trade: Motorola Moto X more durable than the Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c

posted: 23 Sep 2013, 00:27

Phone insurer Square Trade ran some tests to see how hardy the new Apple iPhone 5c and Apple iPhone 5s are; after some testing, Square Trade says that the new models are not quite as durable...

Seidio OBEX Waterproof Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 review

Seidio OBEX Waterproof Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 review

posted: 13 Sep 2013, 15:59

Taking a quick look at the Seidio OBEX Waterproof case for the Galaxy S4, it definitely sprinkles that imposing appearance when the handset is set inside of it. There’s not much of a pleasant style with its design, but the red accented...

Samsung Exynos 5410 could get software update to become true octa-core chip

Samsung Exynos 5410 could get software update to become true octa-core chip

posted: 11 Sep 2013, 10:07

We already know that the Samsung Exynos 5410 chip is not a true octa-core chip; with the big.LITTLE technology, two sets of 4 cores are utilized with one set active at a time. Just the other day, we told you...

Apple iPhone 5S vs Galaxy S4 vs LG G2: good things come in all packages

Apple iPhone 5S vs Galaxy S4 vs LG G2: good things come in all packages

posted: 10 Sep 2013, 15:25

If we isolate for screen size, the newly announced Apple iPhone 5S has all the makings of a futureproof flagship device, especially in the chipset part, even against current Android kings of the shelves like the...

Camera shootout: Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy S4 vs G2 vs iPhone 5 vs One

Camera shootout: Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy S4 vs G2 vs iPhone 5 vs One

posted: 09 Sep 2013, 04:40

The 20.7-megapixel camera of the Sony Xperia Z1 sure is a topic of intense interest right now, and while we realize that it's not the wisest of things to compare a prototype unit to finished products, we just couldn't stop...

Camera shootout: Note 3 vs Galaxy S4 vs G2 vs iPhone 5 vs One

Camera shootout: Note 3 vs Galaxy S4 vs G2 vs iPhone 5 vs One

posted: 09 Sep 2013, 04:40

So, Samsung has just announced the latest addition to its Note phablet series, and guess what, the Galaxy Note 3 is actually packing a remarkable camera with the rare capability of shooting super-hi-res 4K video footage. We...

The best Android phone out there now: which one is it? (poll results)

The best Android phone out there now: which one is it? (poll results)

posted: 09 Sep 2013, 03:58

Last week changed the mobile landscape at one fell swoop with two great new devices - the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Sony Xperia Z1, and a few weeks earlier…

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: first look

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: first look

posted: 05 Sep 2013, 17:00

There might be many similarities between the the Galaxy Note 3 and S4, but at the end of the day, they still boast their own unique features to make them powerful contenders in the space...

Android 4.3 coming to Samsung Galaxy S III and S4 in October

Android 4.3 coming to Samsung Galaxy S III and S4 in October

posted: 04 Sep 2013, 18:22

If history is our guide, Google should be showing off new Nexus devices (possibly more than one phone?) in October or November, which is when we are also likely to see Android 4.4 KitKat. With that said, Samsung has announced...

The best Android phone out there now: which one is it?

The best Android phone out there now: which one is it?

posted: 04 Sep 2013, 14:17

That’s it! After months of hopes, whispers and leaks, it’s all come true - the Samsung Galaxy Note III is here and the Sony Xperia Z1 has also arrived in its full cameraphone glory…

Sony Xperia Z1 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: First look

Sony Xperia Z1 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: First look

posted: 04 Sep 2013, 13:40

Clearly, Sony isn't playing around. Its newly-announced flagship handset, the Xperia Z1, is shaping up as a high-end smartphone worthy of attention – a smartphone that seemingly has the potential to cause a splash on the market. But Sony's...

Samsung never lost its mojo at all as Q3 smartphone sales were hot

Samsung never lost its mojo at all as Q3 smartphone sales were hot

posted: 03 Sep 2013, 22:08

It seems like it was light years ago when Samsung's shares started falling amid questions about possibly declining sales of the Samsung Galaxy S4; Korean brokerage firms were cutting their estimates of the number of units...

LG G2 camera samples (vs GS4 and iPhone 5)

LG G2 camera samples (vs GS4 and iPhone 5)

posted: 30 Aug 2013, 09:08

After Samsung became the undisputed kind of camera phones with the Galaxy S4, it's now LG's turn to challenge the king with a 13MP camera of its own. The G2 flagship has arrived and we've taken its camera outside for a quick photo shoot...

Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Apple iPhone 5 will lead handset display manufacturers to a 55% gain in revenue in 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Apple iPhone 5 will lead handset display manufacturers to a 55% gain in revenue in 2013

posted: 27 Aug 2013, 00:50

According to a report by DisplaySearch, demand for higher resolution, larger touchscreens will help handset display manufacturers increase revenues by 55% this year;...

Mophie Juice Pack now available for Samsung Galaxy S4

Mophie Juice Pack now available for Samsung Galaxy S4

posted: 26 Aug 2013, 23:24

The Mophie Juice Pack is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S4; this comes after Mophie launched its Juice Pack for the Samsung Galaxy S III last November. For those unfamiliar with the product, the Juice Pack is a durable case that...

Samsung Galaxy S4 ROM combines TouchWiz and stock Android

Samsung Galaxy S4 ROM combines TouchWiz and stock Android

posted: 23 Aug 2013, 03:49

Several weeks ago, we told you about MoDaCo.SWITCH and its first iteration. Simply put, it was meant to allow HTC One users to have both stock Android and Sense-flavored ROMs onto their units, with the option to easily switch between...

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