GALAXY S 4

Samsung TecTiles 2 pushed out for Galaxy S 4

Samsung TecTiles 2 pushed out for Galaxy S 4

We heard late last month that Samsung was getting ready to unveil its next-generation TecTile technology, and today the company finally pushed it out to users of the new Galaxy S 4. The phone comes with a newer NFC chip, which makes the previous-generation TecTile tags incompatible. However, TecTile 2 is finally now out available for the taking.

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 to top 10 million in sales next week

Samsung Galaxy S 4 to top 10 million in sales next week

Samsung's newest baby is said to soon be crossing the 10 million mark in sales next week, according to co-CEO JK Shin. The Galaxy S 4 has only been on the market for less than a month, which means that the flagship handset would become the company's fastest-selling device ever if things go as planned next week.

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Samsung says Galaxy S 4 software bloat may be trimmed with new firmware

Samsung says Galaxy S 4 software bloat may be trimmed with new firmware

Last week we mentioned that Samsung had landed itself in hot water over in the UK with a BBC consumer program called Watchdog. The television program Watchdog previously announced an investigation on Samsung's new Galaxy S 4 smartphone. The reason the BBC television show was going to investigate the smartphone was because of the amount of storage space available to users on the device.

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Apple to add Samsung Galaxy S 4 to upcoming patent trial

Apple to add Samsung Galaxy S 4 to upcoming patent trial

It's well established that Apple and Samsung have been in a legal cat fight for a while now, and while things seemed to have settled down for a bit, both companies are at it again. Apple and Samsung will be going to court next year in the spring for what will be the second patent trial between the two companies, and the Cupertino-based company is looking to add the new Galaxy S 4 to the mix.

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Flagship smartphone displays put under the microscope – literally

Flagship smartphone displays put under the microscope – literally

The race to offer a mobile device with the best display possible seems to have no end line, with companies pushing out ever higher-resolution, sharper, brighter screens on their highest-end handsets. Likewise, the battle between which flagship devices have the best displays have raged betwixt consumers, with fans of various devices touting reasons why their favorite device is best. Taking a perhaps more scientific approach, the folks over at Gadget Guy have put the most popular handsets' displays under the microscope - literally.

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Samsung defends limited available storage on GALAXY S 4

Samsung defends limited available storage on GALAXY S 4

Samsung has received a lot of complaints recently over the limited available storage on its Samsung GALAXY S 4 device. While consumers purchased the 16GB version of the Samsung GALAXY S 4, they were unpleasantly surprised when they discovered that only 8.49GB of space was available for them to use. Consumers feel like its the same type of trickery that Microsoft displayed when its 32GB Surface RT tablet was discovered to only allow consumers 16GB of available storage.

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T-Mobile Samsung GALAXY S 4 now available online

T-Mobile Samsung GALAXY S 4 now available online

Samsung's Galaxy S 4 has already been available at AT&T since April 27th, and now those wanting to get on T-Mobile's new "uncarrier" plans with the new device can do so right now through T-Mobiles online store. The GALAXY S 4 is available now on the carrier, leaving only Verizon as the only wireless carrier to not yet have the phone available.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 innards spilled in iFixit teardown

Samsung GALAXY S 4 innards spilled in iFixit teardown

We've already seen a couple of teardowns of Samsung's new GALAXY S 4, but that didn't stop the folks at iFixit from dissecting the phone either. What they find on the inside isn't too surprising: some plastic, some silicon, and a bit of electronics. However, the teardown reveals that Samsung made the GALAXY S 4 an easy repair.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 tipped with rugged makeover in July

Samsung GALAXY S 4 tipped with rugged makeover in July

As more companies become more aware of the build quality of their smartphones, the more likely we are to see tougher devices come to the market. It's reported that Samsung is working on another version of the GALAXY S 4 that is said to be waterproof and dust proof, but will sport the same design as the company's current flagship model.

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Study suggests GALAXY S 4 display matches iPhone 5 quality

Study suggests GALAXY S 4 display matches iPhone 5 quality

According to research study by Displaymate Technologies, the display on the new Samsung GALAXY S 4 significantly trumps the display on the Galaxy S III, and matches the iPhone 5's Retina display. Screens from all three phones were put under the microscope anad compared with one another, comparing brightness, subpixels, and a number of other factors.

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AT&T Samsung GALAXY S 4 open for pre-orders, arriving April 30

AT&T Samsung GALAXY S 4 open for pre-orders, arriving April 30

AT&T was one of the first US carriers to announce the pre-order date for the Samsung GALAXY S 4, and customers on Ma Bell can now pre-order the new device directly from their website. As for when the carrier will begin shipping the smartphone, they list a date of April 30, which seems to be when the phone will become available in stores as well.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 teardown tips real easy fix

Samsung GALAXY S 4 teardown tips real easy fix

When it comes to repairing the smartphone you own right this minute, chances are you've got such a difficult task at hand that you'll be better off handing the job over to a professional. When it comes to the Samsung GALAXY S 4, a teardown video (read: taking the device apart piece-by-piece) shown today appears to have revealed the device to be a rather easy-to-deconstruct setup. While this isn't the first time we've seen a GALAXY S 4 teardown (see an earlier rip-apart here with more detailed photos), it's nice to hear here and now that this device will be easier to repair than than the Galaxy S III - or so they say!

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