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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4 KitKat now available

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.

Ellen live tweeting Oscars with Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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 […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

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.

Official: Samsung bringing Android 4.4 KitKat to 14 different Galaxy devices

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 […]

Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S4 now receiving KitKat

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.

Samsung bringing Android 4.4 KitKat to Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3 and a lot more [RUMOR]

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 […]

Sprint push-to-talk (Direct Connect) comes to more Android phones

Chirp chirp! Do people still do that anymore? No? Well, just in case you do, you’ll be happy to know that Sprint’s bringing Direct Connect functionality to a handful of new Android devices, which also includes the ability to use push-to-talk with other users of these handsets.

Official Samsung Galaxy S4 wireless charging S-View Flip Covers now available

You may remember it was only last month Samsung’s wireless charging S-View Flip Covers were made available for the Galaxy Note 3. Today, those same wireless charging cases are finally available for the Samsung Galaxy S4, and no sooner than a month or 2 before we expect the Samsung Galaxy S5 to be made official.

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 expected to receive KitKat as early as January

Where HTC has been refreshingly open about their upgrade schedule for Android 4.4 KitKat, we’re still forced to play the guessing game with others. Dealing specifically with the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 — 2 of Samsung’s biggest devices of the year — users are still left in the dark on when […]

Verizon Galaxy S4 gets software update VRUEMK2, brings quicker device charging using 3rd party chargers and other improvements

Verizon’s Galaxy S4 is currently receiving a relatively minor update to address compatibility with 3rd party chargers (as well as other smaller fixes). Samsung devices have been notorious for charging slower when using 3rd party chargers regardless of amperage, but new software build VRUEMK2 looks to fix that. Other “key device enhancements” include better email […]

Sprint announces Samsung Galaxy S4 with ‘Spark’ 4G LTE compatibility

We often make fun of Sprint at the Mobile Roar podcast, but we can’t deny the company is moving in the right direction. Slowly, but surely, and the Galaxy S4 with Sprint Spark proves it.

AT&T Galaxy S4′s Android 4.3 upgrade resumes rolling out; Galaxy Gear update going out, too

AT&T was one of the first carriers to get Android 4.3 for the Samsung Galaxy S4, which meant it was also the first carrier to notice a big issue with the OTA upgrade. The carrier had to suspend rollouts until Samsung got the issue fixed, but they’re starting to roll it back out now that […]

T-Mobile Galaxy S4 gets Android 4.3 upgrade; Samsung plans Galaxy Gear upgrade for improved notifications

Joining a long line of Samsung phones getting Android 4.3 Jelly Bean recently is T-Mobile’s variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4. The upgrade is rolling out over-the-air starting today, and will bring the premium suite upgrades we’ve talked so much about before. This includes improvements to the camera, support for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smart […]

Leak claims Samsung Galaxy S4, Note 3 to receive Android 4.4 KitKat in January

A leaked update schedule claims the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 will see their update to Android 4.4 KitKat in January of next year.

Samsung pulls Android 4.3 update for some Galaxy devices due to bugs

Over the weekend, reports began to emerge that AT&T had begun rolling out Android 4.3 over-the-air for the Samsung Galaxy S4. This came only a few weeks after Samsung began pushing out Android 4.3 to their previous flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S3 (international variant). It looks like issues Galaxy devices might be experiencing from the […]