The second and more popular version of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 is finally getting updated to KitKat internationally. Samsung has started rolling out the KitKat update to the Snapdragon-powered Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 after the update has gone out to the Exynos-powered model. This is the international model, so rebranded carrier models need not apply.
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It looks like Sprint is on a roll, because the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the carrier’s second Samsung device to have its KitKat source code released. Samsung released the Android 4.4 source code for the Sprint Galaxy S4 last week, making Sprint the first U.S. operator to get it. The full update started rolling ... Read More »
In a surprising turn of events, Samsung has released the source code for the Sprint Galaxy S4′s KitKat update, which hasn’t started rolling out quite yet. An update’s source code usually isn’t released until after the update has begun rolling out, but Samsung decided to do it before. This means that the final build is ... Read More »
All of Samsung’s latest devices have featured a leather-like back. Samsung has been taking the complaints about its device build quality seriously, and while changing a phone’s rear plastic texture doesn’t seem like a big deal, it does make a big difference in its look and feel by making the device grippier and less cheap.
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Samsung fans have long been waiting for the KitKat update for their devices. The delicious Android version came out months ago, and with Nexus and Moto X hardware already running the latest and greatest, it’s only a matter of time before Samsung starts releasing KitKat updates for all of its products. Read More »
Samsung has been fairly good at updating its devices in the last year; Android 4.3 is on many of its older phones. The Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II and even a few of last year’s lower end models have gotten the update, which is an achievement on its own–most manufacturers abandon phones after a ... Read More »
Samsung has been rolling out Android 4.3 to various devices lately, even older and lower end devices like the Galaxy S III and Galaxy S4 mini. But its two flagships are still on Android 4.3, when Motorola and Nexus users get Android 4.4 KitKat to enjoy. Jealousy is inevitable. But thanks to French carrier SFR, ... Read More »
The UK seems to get a lot of cool stuff we never do. For example, the gold HTC One (gold color that is), which is now available for purchase in the UK. The device can be purchased from Carphone Warehouse and Phones 4u, but only on-contract. You can’t get it full price at the moment, ... Read More »
Following our Reader’s Choice award, which crowned the HTC One as the best Android smartphone of 2013, we decided to do some internal polling to find out how our editors rank this year’s crop of phones. Rather than a standard poll, we asked our editors to list their favorite five Android phones ... Read More »
Hope everyone is off to a good start to their weekend. We’ve got a quick contest for you to help pep things up as we encroach on the often quiet weeks leading up to CES 2014.
One lucky winner is going to take home both a Divoom Bluetune-Bean bluetooth speaker as well as X-Doria’s Dash ... Read More »