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Samsung Talks Galaxy S 4 Memory, Might Free Up Space Through “Further Software Optimization”

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Samsung is reversing their position of sorts as it pertains to the available memory on the 16GB Galaxy S 4 telling CNET UK: “As one of the most advanced smartphones on the market, the Samsung Galaxy S4 uses part of its internal memory to bring our customers its innovative and unique features. We appreciate this issue being raised and we will improve our communications. Also, we are reviewing the possibility to … [read full article]

Samsung Says Galaxy S 4 Fastest Selling Smartphone In Company History With 6 Million Sold

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Samsung’s brand recognition is once again paying off as an unnamed Samsung executive says the handset is the fastest selling in company history. According to the exec who spoke to Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper, the company shipping four million Galaxy S 4 units between April 26th and April 30th, and as of May 10th has already shipped more than 6 million. We should highlight that shipped doesn’t necessarily mean sold, but the … [read full article]

Samsung, Google To Announce “Google Edition” Galaxy S 4 With Stock Android?

Hello giant rumor, but this one comes from Russell Holly over at Geek.com, an individual I believe would not post such a rumor just for the sake of getting the internet all riled up. According to Russell’s tipster, the “Google Edition” Galaxy S 4 is pretty much exactly what it sounds like…Galaxy S 4 hardware with stock Android software, right out of the box. The device is being developed as a way to … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.1.2 Software Update Now Rolling Out

Listen up Samsung Galaxy S III owners as a software update is headed your way in the form of Android 4.1.2. There’s no hints as to what kind of changes the update brings outside of multi-window support and T-Mobile has yet to update their support page for the update. However, at least one person receiving the update noticed the inclusion of two more apps: Paper Artist and Group Play and [read full article]

Samsung, T-Mobile Set To Launch At Least Four More Devices This Year?

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Sometimes a bit of digging around can prove worth while, especially in the case of poking around Samsung’s uaprof code as I came up with at least four different Samsung devices headed to T-Mobile in the future. How do I know it’s four you ask? Technically, it’s five that I found but the fifth listing is the Galaxy S 4 and so obviously that doesn’t count. A quick trip down memory lane … [read full article]

Public Service Announcement: Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 Available In “Select” T-Mobile Stores Today

A quick public service announcement for all you Galaxy S 4 fans out there as the device officially becomes available at “select” T-Mobile retail stores today. The list of locations is fairly limited so calling ahead is your best bet…but now you don’t have to stare outside for the FedEx/UPS man to arrive. Instead, head down to one of your local T-Mobile company-owned stores and go hands-on and hopefully find one … [read full article]

CyanogenMod 10.1 Now Available For T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S 4

A big heads up to all your Samsung Galaxy S 4 owners out there as CyanogenMod head Steve Kondik noted the very first CM10.1 was now available for the T-Mobile variant of the Samsung Galaxy S 4. Kondik says there are still a “few rough edges” but says they should be ironed out quickly and allow you to use CM10.1 as a daily driver in the very near future. The CM10.1 port … [read full article]

Samsung Defends Limited Usable Storage On 16GB Galaxy S 4

Samsung’s launch of the Galaxy S 4 has already been met with some criticism over the size of available memory in the 16GB version. When all is said and done, the smartphone only has around 8GB of usable storage. Samsung spoke to CNET UK and defended the limited usable storage and offered microSD memory card support as the answer. “For the Galaxy S4 16GB model, approximately 6.85GB occupies [the] … [read full article]

Samsung’s New “Pool Party” Commercial Highlights Galaxy S 4 Specific Features

With the release of the Galaxy S 4 around the world comes the inevitable onslaught that is the Samsung marketing machine. Once again they are taking the opportunity to take some shots at their biggest competitor…the iPhone and its lack of Galaxy-specific features like Air View technology, S Beam file transfer and Drama Shot. While some of these features are more gimmicky than others and need more time to be fleshed out ([read full article]