Samsung Galaxy S4
Jan 19th - Samsung Galaxy S4 owners out there who aren't ready to upgrade their phones anytime soon will be glad to hear this: the Android 5.0 Lollipop update firmware has leaked. It's 5.0.1, to be exact, and it's easily flashable over the latest official build through ODIN.
Jan 9th - It's nothing to cry or be surprised about, but in case you haven't noticed the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition has officially exited the Google Play Store.
Nov 7th - Last week we feasted our eyes on the TouchWiz-ification of Lollipop on the Samsung Galaxy S5, and now we can check it out again on the S4. It looks a lot like what we saw running on the Galaxy S5. We get to see the new Lollipop lock screen notifications, refreshed Samsung apps, and more.
Sep 10th - As we prepare for T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 7.0 event kicking off in just a few short minutes, the Uncarrier has been busy pushing out software updates for a variety of their flagship Android devices operating on their network. They’re relatively small updates, mostly having to do with WiFi Calling optimizations, but everything from the Galaxy S4 […]
Aug 5th - And just like that, the Samsung Galaxy S4 was finally removed from Google Play. This leaves us wondering if the Galaxy S5 might soon take its spot (and please make it the 32GB version, Samsung).
Another Samsung Galaxy S4 catches fire, can we stop putting cheap 3rd party accessories in these things?
Jul 28th - Another Samsung Galaxy S4 catches fire, 3rd party battery the likely culprit. Still no word on whether HTC will swoop in with a replacement device of their own.
Jul 28th - Too often have we heard stories of users from Samsung's camp experiencing phones that spontaneously combust or overheat to the point where it looks like someone took a match to it, but one particular case seems to have caught the interest of an HTC product manager who wants to help make things right.
Jun 13th - We were wondering if OEMs were going to update their devices to Android 4.4.3, or skip it entirely. Well, it seems Samsung could be rolling out the update to the Galaxy S5 and S4 as early as this month.
Apr 25th - Yummy, yummy, yummy. Verizon finally gives Galaxy S4 owners some KitKat for their tummy. No seriously, this update is HUGE and has been a long time coming. Full changelog in the post.
Mar 10th - Samsung Galaxy S4 users on T-Mobile are in store for a treat today, as the company has started rolling out the upgrade to Android 4.4.2. That brings us up to baseband version M919UVUFNB4, which doesn't really bring us a whole lot of changes.
Mar 2nd - Right now most of America is watching The Oscars, AKA the 86th Academy Awards, hosted this year by Ellen Degeneres. She took a moment to acknowledge she would be live tweeting while hosting and she wasn’t kidding, uploading her selfie almost instantly using nothing other than the fabled Samsung Galaxy Note 3: #Oscars #Blessed #blurry […]
Feb 24th - The Samsung Galaxy S5 is real, alive and kicking, and now that we've gotten the official deets from Samsung it's time to see how it stacks up next to last year's offering. There are still some people out there who'll seriously consider the Galaxy S4 over the Galaxy S5, so let's take a look and see if the new kid on the block has enough to convince smartphone buyers to drop another few hundred dollars on a new phone.
Feb 18th - We’d already gotten word from an inside source that Samsung had big plans for KitKat, and those rumors have just become reality. Samsung has just officially announced that 14 different Galaxy devices will be receiving the upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat. That’s a lot of devices, so let’s not waste any time and jump right […]
Feb 13th - Rejoice, Galaxy S4 owners on the Now Network! Sprint is beginning to issue the upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat, meaning you'll be receiving goodies like the ART runtime, a built-in framework for translucent status bar, and the ability to easily switch between different SMS apps with ease.
Feb 6th - Despite being the biggest and most successful, Samsung isn’t always the most vocal player in the game when it comes to discussing upgrades to new versions of Android. The company has yet to formally detail a list of devices that will be receiving Android 4.4 KitKat. While anyone might have guessed that the likes of […]