Samsung GALAXY S 4

T-Mobile GALAXY S 4 aims to undercut competition through July

T-Mobile GALAXY S 4 aims to undercut competition through July

It's not that T-Mobile will stop trying to compete with Verizon and AT&T when July comes, but here in the first few warm weeks of summer the pink carrier will make a move on one of the most popular out-the-gate Android smartphones of the year with a unique proposal. While earlier this year it was apparent that T-Mobile wasn't going to take their fourth place standing in the USA-based mobile carriers race as long as they could help it, it would appear that it didn't just end with the iPhone 5. Here T-Mobile has made the case for the Samsung GALAXY S 4 as well.

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 appears as first LTE edition in USA

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 appears as first LTE edition in USA

The mid-sized machine known as Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 has made its way to the USA before this week, but never with wireless data abilities beyond Wi-fi. Today AT&T has jumped onboard with the machine, bringing their own 4G LTE network to the 8-inch display-toting tablet with S-Pen technology. Though AT&T hasn't officially stated when they'll be releasing this machine specifically, they have noted that it'll be coming to the network "in the coming weeks."

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Samsung’s Summer: Galaxy Note III, Galaxy Camera II, GALAXY S 4 LTE-Advanced

Samsung’s Summer: Galaxy Note III, Galaxy Camera II, GALAXY S 4 LTE-Advanced

The clues continue to appear for the summer 2013 generation of Samsung devices, each of them riding in on the herald that was the smartphone GALAXY S 4. As this hero device brings in this generation's aesthetic style and software features, each of the following will come up: Samsung Galaxy Note III, Galaxy Camera II, and GALAXY S 4 LTE-Advanced. Then there's the Samsung Galaxy Zoom, another new camera/phone balance we've not yet seen.

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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 photo examples appear in Google+

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 photo examples appear in Google+

With the next Samsung device event coming up quick - June 20th, that is, a selection of devices have been appearing: smartphones to notebooks to cameras. Today's appearance is by a device code-named EK-GN120 and suggested to be known in the market as the Samsung Galaxy Camera II (aka Samsung Galaxy Camera 2). This device would, if proven to be legitimate, work with a 20.9-megapixel camera lens.

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Samsung dives $12bn over GS4 sales pessimism and iPhone trade-ins

Samsung dives $12bn over GS4 sales pessimism and iPhone trade-ins

Samsung saw its market value dive by $12bn over concerns that it would erode profit margins with too many variants of the Galaxy S 4, along with indications that Apple would begin an official trade-in scheme for the iPhone. Roughly 6-percent of the South Korean company's value was wiped from its share price today, Reuters reports, after market analysts toughened their predictions around lagging sales of high-end phones.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 nabs its own Wireless Charging setup

Samsung GALAXY S 4 nabs its own Wireless Charging setup

This week the folks at Samsung have made good on their word of a Samsung GALAXY S 4 wireless charging solution, bringing it out with the Qi-standard for good measure. There's two pieces to this puzzle, the first being a Wireless Charging Pad, the second being a Wireless Charging Cover. These are being pushed separately for more than one reason, mind you.

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Samsung updates Galaxy S 4 firmware: Apps on SD, HDR video, more

Samsung updates Galaxy S 4 firmware: Apps on SD, HDR video, more

Samsung has begun pushing out a firmware update for the Galaxy S 4, addressing complaints about limited storage space along with fixing a display glitch that led some users to see purple smearing. The new firmware, currently being released in Germany for the Galaxy S 4 GT-I9505 - the Snapdragon 600 powered variant - is a hefty one, weighing in at almost 366MB, but will update the smartphone to run apps from microSD card.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active ruggedizes S 4 with buff new body

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active ruggedizes S 4 with buff new body

Samsung has officially revealed the Galaxy S4 Active, its ruggedized version of the Galaxy S 4, complete with resilience to dust and the ability to withstand 1m dunks underwater for up to 30 minutes. Fronted by a 5-inch Full HD display, though TFT LCD rather than the Galaxy S 4's AMOLED, the Galaxy S4 Active has an 8-megapixel camera on the back and runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on a 1.9GHz quadcore processor.

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Samsung tipped to bring big.LITTLE ARM power to Chromebook

Samsung tipped to bring big.LITTLE ARM power to Chromebook

With the Samsung GALAXY S 4 in consumer hands internationally, fully stocked with Exynos OctaCore processors, so too has a new Chromebook been tipped with the same technology. While the big.LITTLE ARM processor architecture suggested for this next-generation machine has been implemented on the GALAXY S 4 (the international edition, that is) for a split between obvious "big" and "little" tasks, its usage in Chrome may be a bit less obvious. This device could very well be introduced at the June event teased by Samsung as well.

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 dissed by Microsoft over high price

Samsung Galaxy S 4 dissed by Microsoft over high price

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 is a neat device and all, but like a lot of flagship devices, the off-contract price can be a little off-putting to those not willing to shell out the cash for it, which is why subsidized pricing is a lot more attractive to consumers. However, that isn't stopping Microsoft from taking a whack at the Galaxy S 4, saying that its off-contract price is just way too expensive.

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