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A Samsung Galaxy S 4 Lollipop update has been leaked from China, and looks to be Android 5.0.1-based, complete with TouchWiz. Check out the details!
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition, removed from Play earlier today, is the latest in a group of GPe devices to get the boot from Google's store.
Learn more about the estimates provided by ABI Research, which consider the iPhone 5s to be the most popular smartphone in the world.
A Samsung Android 4.4.3 update timetable has just been leaked, showing us when to expect revised firmwares to hit Galaxy S5 and S4 models.
We've got word of Google Play edition Android 4.4.3 updates hitting most of the series' handsets, as we wait for confirmation on tablets.
Things are about to chance (finally!) as the phone-maker and the carrier finally announced the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S 4 KitKat update.
Meet the new Galaxy, same as the old Galaxy – sorta. Find out what's changed for the better (and worse) in our Samsung Galaxy S5 vs S4 video comparison!
The Samsung Galaxy S5 will outsell GS4, according to a Samsung executive, who also stated that Tizen phones will debut at the end of Q2.
Tired of the looks of the S4, and the new S5 isn't what you wanted, you can still get a new phone: Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition available in the UK
Is Samsung the new Apple? Its recent "just enough" mentality leads us to think so. Ready why that might affect the Android space in a good way.
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the new Google Play deals due to its anniversary celebration. Then we talk about Microsoft’s Cortana, which just got featured on a leaked video. Samsung follows the news as we discover that the company is removing benchmark boosters from its phones. Apple follows as we expect iOS 7.1 to be launched very soon. We end today’s show talking about Nokia and its plans to provide us kinetic charging for our smartphones.
All this and more after the break.
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Samsung gained a lot of controversy last year with the launch of its Galaxy S 4. If you remember, the device defeated every single device it competed with in benchmarks, but that was until it was unveiled that Samsung was using some extra code that made the device look good on the tests. A lot of this drama has been forgotten, but so have benchmarks from most of the tests that even we use, as it’s clear that credibility is questionable.
New reports claim that the company has removed this extra code from the Android 4.4 KitKat updates that are being pushed to its Samsung [...]
Remember that Note-3-looking GS4 model Samsung announce last month? We go hands-on at MWC with our Samsung Galaxy S 4 vs Galaxy S 4 Black Edition comparison
How does this year's Samsung flagship compare to 2013's? Find out for yourself with our Galaxy S 5 vs Galaxy S 4 comparison video.
Watch our Sony Xperia Z2 comparison to see how the new Android measures up to the GS4 and Note 3.
Sony's latest Xperia Z2 is fine in a vacuum, but how does it look alongside last year's Samsung flagship? Watch our hands-on comparison to find out!
Can Samsung's aging 2013 flagship compete with Nokia's new Lumia handset for Verizon? Find out in this Lumia Icon vs Galaxy S 4 comparison!
See why we could be just hours away from the start of distribution for the Sprint Galaxy S 4 KitKat update.
The phone may still have yet to launch, but there's already a Nokia Lumia Icon video available for you to check out.
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the launch of the Asus VivoTab Note 8 on the Microsoft Store for a very attractive price. Then we talk about the Nokia Normandy and the reports that the Wall Street Journal is pushing. Samsung follows the news as we talk about a possible “value edition” galaxy S 4, aside from a Galaxy Tab 4. HTC then hits rumor mill with the possible launch of mid-range phones along with the M8, and a possible Nexus 10 tablet. We end today’s show talking about a recent study that shows the iPad mini as very easy to break.
At Pocketnow we’ve developed a certain level of fame for our Durability Report series. We test a smartphone or tablet beyond its review period and tell you what things you should care for most if you want it to last your two-year contract. We do avoid intentional drop-tests, but that doesn’t mean that insurance companies do, and you’d be surprised at the results of one company’s tests.
European insurer SquareTrade recently decided to test the most breakable gadgets in the mobile industry. Its tests weren’t scientific, but then again, it’s not [...]
See which carrier has us excited that the Samsung GS4 KitKat update is coming soon to North American users.
Samsung has announced the Black Edition Galaxy S 4 and S4 Mini phones for the UK, but there is no info on exact pricing and availability just yet.