Galaxy S4

The Galaxy S4 is the current top of the line Samsung smartphone and has been rumored about since September 2012. Revealed on March 14th in New York City, the Galaxy S4 features a 13 Megapixel camera, a 2600mAh battery and 16/32/64GB of internal storage (+microSD slot). In terms of display size, Samsung has chosen a 5″ 1080p (1920×1080), which puts it closer to the Galaxy Note 2. The Galaxy S4 comes in several hardware variants, some of which use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor at 1.9GHz, while others use the Samsung Exynos Octa chip at 1.6GHZ or 1.8GHZ.

Samsung’s Fast Charger Reportedly Melted A Galaxy S4
While smartphone batteries are improving in terms of how long they last, other areas that OEMs are improving on are using components that are more energy efficient, and also creating software with battery saving features. Another way is to include faster charging capabilities, so at least even if you run out of juice, you’ll be back up and running again in a considerably shorter time.

Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition Android 5.1 Update Released
Most high-end and some mid-range devices have already received the Lollipop update but even though the next major Android update is just around the corner there are still many compatible devices that have yet to be updated to Lollipop. Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is one such device and fortunately for those who own one the much awaited Android 5.1 Lollipop update is finally rolling out for this handset.

Galaxy S4 Gets Stagefright Fix On Verizon
The Stagefright vulnerability has given Android device users around the world much to be worried about, even though OEMs and carriers are rushing to patch the exploit given the fragmented nature of Android they just can’t do it fast enough. Since this debacle many have promised to provide regular monthly security updates for their Android devices. Samsung is one of then and today the Galaxy S4 is receiving the much awaited […]

Galaxy S4 Lollipop Update Released By Sprint
The Galaxy S4 is among the few devices from Samsung which have already received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update on various carriers. Samsung has already released said update for the international unlocked variant of this handset. Sprint has been lagging behind with the update for this particular device but now it has finally come through. The Galaxy S4 Lollipop update has finally been released by the carrier for its subscribers who are no doubt […]

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Verizon Galaxy S4 Lollipop Update Arrives
Galaxy S4 owners on Verizon who have been waiting to get a taste of Lollipop should look out for an update notification today. Verizon has finally released the much awaited Lollipop update for Galaxy S4 owners on its network. The update is being rolled in stages over-the-air so don’t expect it go live across the country at once, these things take time.

Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition Android 5.1 Update May Arrive Soon
It has been quite a while since a new device arrived under the Google Play Edition moniker. Devices released under this program were sold unlocked and for full price, customers got unlocked bootloaders as well as the assurance that after Nexus devices GPE units would be next in line for major Android OS updates. Samsung’s only entry in the GPE program was the Galaxy S4 and according to a new report […]

AT&T Galaxy S4 SGH-i337 Lollipop Update Released
AT&T today released the much awaited Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update for the Galaxy S4. The update is being rolled out over-the-air, as all software updates are these days, which means that it will require some time before it’s available to all users all across the country. The carrier has put up the software update article on its website so that’s as official as it can get. If you don’t see the update […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop Update For Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4 Halted In Norway
Samsung intends to remain on top of the game by jumping aboard the Android 5.0 Lollipop update bandwagon for its slew of smartphones that are compatible with the update. Having said that, it is far from surprising to hear that there will be delays in addition to obstacles along the way, especially when you take into consideration how there are various devices all over the place in different regions. Samsung […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 I9506 Satisfies Sweet Tooth With Lollipop Update
If you so happen to have purchased a Samsung Galaxy S4 I9506 (boy, those model numbers can sure drive a person crazy in the long run, especially when you take into consideration the number of smartphones that Samsung alone introduces each year!), which is otherwise known as the Galaxy S4 LTE-A or Galaxy S4 LTE+, depending on which region you live in, you would no doubt have been putting on […]

Galaxy S4 Android 5.0.1 ROM With TouchWiz Leaked
Majority of Samsung’s devices compatible with Android 5.0 Lollipop will receive the much awaited update in early 2015. That’s a vague timeframe that we have right now as Samsung hasn’t confirmed the roadmap yet. While many previews of Lollipop ROMs for various Samsung devices have already been seen there haven’t been many leaks but there’s one today for people who own a Galaxy S4.Seemingly originating from China a Samsung Galaxy […]

Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition Ends Its Run
Over the past year several Google Play Edition devices have ended their run on the Google Play Store, devices included the likes of HTC One (M7), Xperia Z Ultra, Moto G and even the LG G Pad 8.3, and now its the end of the road for Samsung’s Galaxy S4. The Google Play Edition of this smartphone is no longer available for purchase from the Google Play Store, it had […]

Android 5.0 Update Rolling Out To Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition
If you’re a Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition owner, you’re in luck because according to reports, it looks like the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is currently being pushed out to Galaxy S4 GPE devices as we speak. A little over a week ago, we reported that the Android 5.0 Lollipop updated for the Galaxy S4 GPE was being previewed, so we guess it didn’t take long for the update […]

Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Previewed
We’re tracking the Android 5.0 Lollipop roll out closely and after having made its way to Nexus smartphones and tablets, the update is slowly landing on Google Play Edition devices, not to mention the fact that devices like the Moto X and LG G3 have already started receiving Lollipop in many markets. Though the update hasn’t been released for this particular device, leaked screenshots provide us with a preview of […]

Leaked Galaxy S4 Android 5.0 Build Preview
We reported last week that Samsung was testing out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update on the Galaxy S4, last year’s flagship smartphone. Previews of the update running on the current flagship, Galaxy S5, have already been leaked online but this is a first. Today we get a look at the preview of a leaked Galaxy S4 Android 5.0 build which not only features Lollipop but also new TouchWiz user interface from Samsung.

Galaxy S4 i9500 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Reportedly Coming Next Year
Now that Google has confirmed the roll out of Android 5.0 Lollipop the inevitable will soon happen. People will start asking when the update is going to be released for their devices. Some OEMs have already confirmed their roadmaps while others have maintained radio silence over the matter. As far as Samsung is concerned a new report suggests that the Galaxy S4 i9500 Android 5.0 Lollipop update will be released […]

T-Mobile Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.4 Update Has Been Released
Those who own a carrier locked Samsung device in the U.S. have been waiting patiently for Android 4.4.4. This software update was released a couple of months back by Google. While it doesn’t bring any major changes the update does include some important security fixes that will go a long way in ensuring users’ safety. Carriers in the U.S. have now started to roll out Android 4.4.4 for certain Galaxy […]

WatchOn Plus With New UI Released For Galaxy S4 And Note 3
Like many other OEMs that make Android devices Samsung includes certain software on its devices that are exclusive and not available for any other Android device. Take WatchOn for example, the app basically serves as a TV guide and a universal remote for gadgets like DVRs, set-top boxes and TVs. An overhauled version of the app debuted with Samsung Galaxy S5 earlier this year now the company has released the updated […]

Olloclip For Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4 Announced
When it comes to smartphone accessories, manufacturers tend to prefer creating for the iPhone because their designs tend to be fixed, at least for a couple of years, unlike Android phones that are of different shapes and sizes, meaning that it would be hard to create a one-size-fits-all solution.One of those accessories would be the Olloclip which provides iPhone users with a variety of lenses to use with their smartphone. […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition Goes Missing
There are some of us out there who do not really mind using a smartphone which is one generation behind in terms of technology, as long as it fits our needs and purposes. For those who are rocking to the Android platform, you would most probably know that the Google Play Store does carry a fair number of devices on its own, including Google Play edition devices such as the […]

Teenage Girl's Galaxy S4 Catches Fire Under Her Pillow
A 13-year old girl in Texas had a rude awakening in the middle of the night not because the alarm on her smartphone went off or she received an unexpected call, it was actually because her smartphone caught fire underneath her pillow. Ariel Tolfree placed her Samsung Galaxy S4 under her pillow before going to sleep. Thankfully she smelt it burning and was able to take action before the burning phone […]