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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active spotted in benchmark scores

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active spotted in benchmark scores

18 May, 2013 | comments (82)

We have heard before of the ruggedized version of the Galaxy S4 - the Galaxy S4 Active - that Samsung is reportedly working on. Now, some more details about the hardware of the device have surfaced, in the form of benchmark results. The...


Samsung Galaxy S4 expected to hit 10 million sales next week

Samsung Galaxy S4 expected to hit 10 million sales next week

17 May, 2013 | comments (166)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 received a warm reception in the market upon its arrival and the success story seemed to write itself. The fourth-generation Galaxy S smartphone achieved 6 million sales in just two weeks and broke the record of its...

Tags: Samsung, Android


IDC on smartphones in Q1: Android up, iOS down, WP 3rd

IDC on smartphones in Q1: Android up, iOS down, WP 3rd

16 May, 2013 | comments (126)

Analyst firm IDC released its report for the first quarter of 2013, which chronicles big rises and great falls. There's nothing new at the top – Android and iOS account for 92.3% of smartphone shipments - but the fight for third position is heating...


Google to start selling the Galaxy S4 running stock Android

Google to start selling the Galaxy S4 running stock Android

15 May, 2013 | comments (242)

At the annual Google I/O developer conference today, Google has announced the planned released of a Samsung Galaxy S4 running stock Android (AOSP). Just as rumored earlier today, the phone will be free of TouchWiz modifications. It will be...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini leaks in new photos

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini leaks in new photos

15 May, 2013 | comments (37)

Samsung may have managed to keep the Galaxy S4 under wraps until the premiere, but it seems the company isn't even trying to keep the Galaxy S4 mini a secret. The device entered our rumor mill in April, a few days later we saw its face and yesterday...


Is Samsung working on a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4?

Is Samsung working on a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4?

15 May, 2013 | comments (54)

While it's quite unlikely that we'll see a new Nexus phone at this year's Google I/O, which starts later today, Samsung might have a surprise in store – a pure Android version of the Galaxy S4 flagship, a "Google Edition". This phone will...


Samsung ships 6 million Galaxy S4's, breaks own record

Samsung ships 6 million Galaxy S4's, breaks own record

15 May, 2013 | comments (127)

There was never any doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S4 would be a runaway success in the market. The only question was would it be able to beat the record of its super popular predecessor. The Korean company has managed to ship over six million...

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Apple aims to add Galaxy S4 to patent lawsuit against Samsung

Apple aims to add Galaxy S4 to patent lawsuit against Samsung

14 May, 2013 | comments (339)

Apple has requested the US District court to allow it to add the Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone to the list of the Samsung products that are guilty of violating its patents. According to a report from FOSS Patents, Apple has analyzed the...

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74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

14 May, 2013 | comments (104)

Analyst company Gartner has released its usual report outlining the sales of mobile phones in Q1 2013. Android keeps sitting comfortably at the top running on 3 out of 4 smartphones sold in the period. Out of 210 million smartphones sold in...


Dual-core Exynos 5210 allegedly confirmed for Galaxy S4 mini

Dual-core Exynos 5210 allegedly confirmed for Galaxy S4 mini

14 May, 2013 | comments (18)

The Galaxy line of devices is on a roll as of late and doesn't look as if it needs a breather. After the Galaxy S4 hit the ground running we've heard of a water-resistant Galaxy S4 Activ a camera-based Galaxy S4 Zoom (that might have 10x zoom) and...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom camera sample leaks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom camera sample leaks

13 May, 2013 | comments (29)

Rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom have been heating up lately, but we are still not 100% sure whether that's a smatphone with a zoom lens or it's a new Galaxy Camera, which uses the S4 name merely for marketing purposes. The device was...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ certified by Bluetooth SIG, UA profile leaks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ certified by Bluetooth SIG, UA profile leaks

13 May, 2013 | comments (68)

The water-resistant S4 valiant dubbed Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Activ was just certified by the Bluetooth SIG and its user agent profile showed up on Samsung's site. The Bluetooth certification doesn’t give us much, not even a confirmation on the...


Samsung plans to offer 5G services by 2020

Samsung plans to offer 5G services by 2020

13 May, 2013 | comments (110)

Samsung, the South Korean manufacturer has successfully developed a core technology of the 5G network and the company is aiming to bring the service to consumers by 2020. The latest wireless technology will enable users to access faster data...

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Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 spotted in Japan

Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 spotted in Japan

13 May, 2013 | comments (34)

Samsung's fourth generation Galaxy S smartphone was launched with two color options - Black Mist and White Frost. The South Korean manufacturer's 2013 flagship might soon be available in a new color variant, though, according to a leaked...


Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini leak

Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini leak

12 May, 2013 | comments (72)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has been rumored for quite some time and now, alleged images of the smartphone have surfaced online. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is said to sport a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 256ppi....


Over 300 million smart devices shipped in Q1 2013, Canalys says

Over 300 million smart devices shipped in Q1 2013, Canalys says

10 May, 2013 | comments (29)

Smart mobile device shipments for Q1 of this year have reached a record 308.7 million units, according to the latest report by Canalys. The number represents a growth of 37.4% compared to Q1 2012. As is usually the case, Android has the...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom to have 10x optical zoom?

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom to have 10x optical zoom?

10 May, 2013 | comments (101)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom entered the rumor mill a few days ago – an S4 mini variant with a 16MP camera. A new rumor suggests that the "Zoom" moniker isn’t random, the phone will have a 10x optical zoom lens. The Samsung Galaxy Camera also had a...


Apple requests Android source code in its suit against Samsung

Apple requests Android source code in its suit against Samsung

08 May, 2013 | comments (163)

Apple brought Google in the midst of its legal tussle with Samsung. The Cupertino based company requested a judge to order Google to turn over Android source code documents. Apple claims that Google is improperly withholding information which has...

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T-Mobile US Q1 results: 500K iPhone 5 sales, user base grows

T-Mobile US Q1 results: 500K iPhone 5 sales, user base grows

08 May, 2013 | comments (5)

T-Mobile USA has been undergoing a lot of changes recently – the company launched its new UNcarrier model, started unrolling a 4G LTE network and merged with MetroPCS – and it just released its Q1 results. There's some good news and some bad...


Timeline for Samsung smartphones, tablets leaks

Timeline for Samsung smartphones, tablets leaks

08 May, 2013 | comments (39)

A leaked list of launch dates details when the Galaxy Mega duo will hit Europe but also includes information for a number of unannounced devices. The list was compiled by the usually reliable SamMobile. First will be the big Samsung Galaxy Mega...