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 »
As you might imagine, we couldn’t do a series on the perfect Nexus phone without talking about the camera. Camera technology on smartphones has come a long way since the HTC-made T-Mobile G1 hit the market. Digital imaging sensors have shrunk while boosting the number of pixels they are able to capture. There’s ... Read More »
The update many of us were excited for, the 4.3 update for the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4, has been pulled from AT&T’s servers and will no longer be available to download. The update was supposed to bring the device in line with the new Galaxy Note 3, with improvements and Galaxy Gear support (one of ... Read More »
The Galaxy Gear has many faults, but the biggest one is arguably compatibility. It would be great if it worked with all Android phones like the Sony SmartWatch 2, but that isn’t the case. Not even most Galaxy devices are supported, with only the Galaxy Note 3 supporting the new smartwatch right now. That’s a ... Read More »