Samsung GALAXY S 4

Apple’s War Chest, Samsung plastic, and HTC One supply

Apple’s War Chest, Samsung plastic, and HTC One supply

The influence and cash flow Apple has right this minute may be squarely to blame for both Samsung's continued use of plastic to construct the GALAXY S 4 and HTC's trouble getting supply line at full speed for the HTC One. When you consider the vast number of products Apple creates that use large amounts of aluminum, you'll find that the company is really rather invested in keeping their supply of this building block in order. When you consider the must-win situation HTC has with their new HTC One device, you'll know how nervous they must be if their rumored supplier status downgrade is, indeed, a reality.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 Exynos 5 model reportedly not coming to UK

Samsung GALAXY S 4 Exynos 5 model reportedly not coming to UK

Samsung's GALAXY S 4 smartphone will come in two different variants when it releases sometime next month. The US version will include the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core chip running at 1.9GHz, while the international version of the phone will sport Samsung's new Exynos 5 Octa chip running at 1.6GHz. However, it's said that the Exynos 5 version of the new handset won't be making its way to the UK, and will instead sport the Snapdragon 600.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 teardown reveals $236 build cost

Samsung GALAXY S 4 teardown reveals $236 build cost

One of the things we always wait for with a bit of glee are teardowns of the new and exciting gadgets that are coming to market. We like to see the shiny insides of gadgets as much as the next geek, without having to tear our own devices apart. The latest device to get the virtual teardown treatment from IHS iSuppli is the Samsung GALAXY S 4.

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CyanogenMod developers will not support Samsung GALAXY S 4 [UPDATE: Debunked!]

CyanogenMod developers will not support Samsung GALAXY S 4 [UPDATE: Debunked!]

In a surprising announcement by the CyanogenMod dev team, they have announced that they won't be developing for the Samsung GALAXY S 4, or at least there's no plans currently to support the new device. Team Hacksung member XpLoDWilD says that "nobody at team hacksung...plans to buy it, neither develop for it." Team Hacksung is the group behind the official CM ports.

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Galaxy S 4 won’t stop iPhone research warns

Galaxy S 4 won’t stop iPhone research warns

Samsung's Galaxy S 4 won't be enough to stem the flow of iPhone buyers, new US research suggests, with the freshly-revealed fourth-gen flagship facing waning brand loyalty. Just 15-percent of US consumers intend to buy a Samsung phone within the next six months, Yankee Group's March research indicates, versus 40-percent aiming to buy an iPhone. Meanwhile, Samsung faces more difficulties persuading existing owners to replace their handset with another Samsung, the research group claims, compared to Apple loyalty.

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