Google is offering a version of the Samsung Galaxy S4, arguably one of the top current Android devices, with Jelly Bean 4.2 unlocked on Google Play beginning June 26, the company revealed at I/O today. The news is big because it's the first non-Nexus device to get blessed with this opportunity, and Google says it will be updated in time with all other Nexus devices.
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Samsung’s clean-Android version of the Galaxy S 4, announced by Google at I/O last week, will only be available in the US the company has confirmed, leaving international developers with only the Nexus 4 to choose. The stock-Android smartphone will carry a $649 unlocked, SIM-free price tag in the US, and be sold direct from ...
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IntroductionThe announcement that Samsung has sold the most phones, and in particular more than double the amount of iPhones, will no doubt be of little shock.The Samsung Galaxy S3 was the most popular selling smartphone in Q3 2012, following in the footsteps of its older brother, the now 18 month-old Samsung Galaxy S2.Samsung Galaxy S4: what we know so farOne of the secrets...
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Samsung was the first Android phone maker to take a stab at tablets. Released in 2010, the Galaxy Tab was a 7-inch slate that cost more than the bigger and better iPad. Or, to put it more bluntly, it was a certified dud. But Samsung kept chipping away, making tablets in all shapes and sizes, and is now gaining on Apple’s shrinking lead. How does Samsung’s latest – the Galaxy...
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Exciting news for Android and Google lovers came out of the annual Google I/O developers conference yesterday. The keynote speech from CEO Larry Page, which lasted more than 3 hours, announced a new variant on the Samsung Galaxy S4. The new Google version of the popular smartphone will run on a stock Android operating system, a potentially appealing prospect for a lot of...
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 doesn’t exactly fit into the “budget phone” category, but Walmart and T-Mobile are teaming up to make the device a little more affordable. Samsung’s second-generation “phablet” will be available for $278 for those willing to use T-Mobile’s network.
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As the Android world focuses on the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4, it’s almost easy to forget about the Nexus 4. But the latest “pure Google” phone is still ringing up for a nice off-contract price from Google Play. Is it still a good buy? Or are you better off getting one of the newer flagships? Let’s see if we can answer that, as we compare the Nexus 4 and the HTC One...
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YOU GUYS! Google just announced at I/O that it's going to be selling a Samsung Galaxy S 4, unlocked, with stock Android, on Google Play starting June 26. Just to pick out the important words for you: "STOCK" "ANDROID" "GALAXY S 4" The phone will be unlocked GSM, so it'll run on AT&T or T-Mobile, and be the LTE version. It's the 16GB version (expandable), and is...
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While Samsung enthusiasts are aching to know how much they will pay for the soon-to-be-released Samsung Galaxy S4, reports have revealed a different price that may interest consumers: how much it costs to build a Galaxy S4.
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No manufacturer was more responsible for Android’s rise than HTC. In 2010, the Taiwanese company was king of the hill, releasing the first Nexus device (the weak-selling Nexus One), and the first 4G phone (the hot-selling EVO 4G). Fast-forward to today, though, and Samsung has cleaned HTC’s clock. Does its new handset, the HTC One, provide hope for a comeback? Read on, as we...
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