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Galaxy S4 with Stock Android: Is This The Next Great Tech Superphone?

We had caught wind of a possible Nexus-like Galaxy S4 previously, but we were naturally a little skeptical because good old Sammy wants to capitalize on its products and craft the signature Samsung experience with its own customized skins and software implementations. I personally wished upon a star for it to be true, but had trouble believing it. Until, of course, Google made this dream device a reality yesterday at Google I/O. The Galaxy S4 with … [read full article]

Windows Phone Overtakes BlackBerry Marketshare As Samsung Dominates Android Profits Once Again

Oh how the mighty have fallen as another piece of bad news surfaces for the BlackBerry crowd as new figures suggest the once giant smartphone OS has dropped to fourth in global shipments. There’s no question that Android at 75% and iOS at 17.3% of the total global smartphone market in the first quarter 2013 have the clear lead. Still, Microsoft saw an increase of 133.3-percent over the last 12 months to hit 3.2-percent globally. … [read full article]

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 T-Mobile’s … [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]