Google Editions (stock Android and unlocked) of HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 now available on Play Store
The time is now, people. If you’re one of those people who say they can’t stand custom skins like HTC Sense or TouchWiz, or if you’re someone that swears by the Nexus devices for their pure Google experience, but have been craving for more powerful hardware, it’s time to head on over to the Google Play Store — the Google Editions of the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 are now available.…Read More »
Watch out Galaxy Note! Sony Xperia Z Ultra has 6.41-inch 1080p display, 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800, and large battery
Phablets like the Galaxy Note don’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. So to take advantage of that, Sony has decided to join the fray. The Sony Xperia Z Ultra, like any good phablet, has a ridiculously large 1080p screen at 6.41-inches.…Read More »
Samsung’s new ATIV Q hybrid tablet runs both Android and Windows 8 with a 3200 x 1800 resolution screen
Samsung recently announced a slew of new products and one of the more radical ones is the ATIV Q. With the advent of Windows 8, the tablet/laptop hybrid form factor is nothing new these days. But what about one that not only runs Windows 8, but Android 4.2.2 as well?…Read More »
See that image up top? Bad things happen when you do that to your phone. But Samsung knows that for everyone who keeps their phone in mint condition, there a bunch more that will probably drop theirs down the stairs or into the toilet.…Read More »
Sick and tired of fanboys bickering about how the phone they purchased is better? Well, why don’t we take a look at a different kind of feud — one between the the companies themselves.
Just a few a days ago, HTC’s UK Twitter account boasted about its win at the Mobile Awards where the HTC One won “Hottest phone of 2013.” They included a nice little slight at end at Samsung Mobile UK, who wasted no time retaliating.…Read More »
For users that prefer stock Android over the usual manufacturer skins that we often see, it’s been a pretty good year. During Google’s I/O 2013 developer conference, the company dropped a bomb and announced that a Samsung Galaxy S4 with stock Android and unlocked bootloader would be making its way to the Play Store.…Read More »
Samsung updates Galaxy S4 with ability to transfer apps to SD card due to complaints of storage space
Early last month, users that purchased the 16GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 had an unpleasant surprise waiting for them. Despite being called the 16GB version, people soon discovered that they only had around 9GB of storage left to them for personal use.…Read More »
Samsung has won a battle in their seemingly never-ending war with Apple, as the International Trade Commission has today ruled that Apple infringed on one of Samsung’s patents. Unfortunately for Apple, this ruling is accompanied by a US import ban on several of their older devices.…Read More »
Want a free Galaxy S4? Samsung gave away free Galaxy S4s to whomever stared at the phone for 60 mins [Video]
This is probably the best marketing of any kind for the Galaxy S4 yet. Samsung held a S4 stare down in Zurich late last month and offered a free Galaxy S4 for those that could stare at the handset for 60 minutes straight without looking away.…Read More »
Samsung has just announced that they will be holding an event on June 20th in London. From the invite, shown above, it appears that the event will cover both Android and Windows Phone devices. As it says “Galaxy & Ativ” and we all know that “Galaxy” is their Android brand of devices and “Ativ” is their Windows Phone brand of devices.…Read More »
After what can be considered downtime between the two tech giants, Apple is out for Samsung’s blood yet again. Apple has recently filed an amendment adding Samsung’s latest device, Galaxy S4, to the list of infringing devices in a lawsuit that is schedule to take place in 2014.…Read More »
After blockbuster sales of its Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II handsets last year, Samsung is back with a bang. A bang worth 10 million units.
According to an official press release, Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy S4 units in less than 30 days (the phone debuted globally on April 27, 2013).…Read More »
At their currently ongoing Google I/O 2013 keynote, the company announced a new version of Samsung’s Galaxy S4. This “Google Edition” of the device will not have the usual TouchWiz skin, but will instead be running stock Android. Google says that it will be “Nexus user experience.”
The phone will be compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile’s networks and will support LTE.…Read More »
Despite the fact that 4G availability isn’t commonplace worldwide, tech companies are always looking to the next big thing. Samsung has announced that it has successfully tested the 5G platform, attaining speeds of up to 1Gbps — yup, that’s Google Fiber speeds we’re talking about.…Read More »
A new Galaxy phone is out, so you know what that means… that’s right! The return of Samsung’s iPhone-bashing commercials.
This latest ad takes place in a graduation pool party where all the adults have “outdated” iPhones and all the hip kids have brand new Galaxy S4′s.…Read More »
What does Microsoft’s Surface tablet and Samsung’s recently released Galaxy S4 have in common? False advertising about storage space.
Users that purchased the 16GB version of Samsung’s latest flagship phone have discovered that half of that advertised memory is already taken up by the phone’s operating system and built-in apps, leaving them with around 8GB for personal use.…Read More »
Acid leak in Samsung chip plant injures three workers, second accident in Samsung plant in three months
After one worker died in one of its semiconductor plants due to a deadly gas leak last January, another accident has reportedly occurred in one of Samsung’s plants. This time, three workers were exposed to diluted hydrofluoric acid in the company’s semiconductor manufacturing facility in Hwaseong, Korea.…Read More »
If you were lucky (or unlucky) enough to catch Samsung’s Galaxy S4 unveiling, you might think that smartphone launches couldn’t get any weirder. But let me tell you know that you are very, very wrong.
Samsung’s launch party in India for the Galaxy S4 featured one of the strangest things I’ve seen in the tech industry to date — it handily tops BlackBerry’s bizarre music video.…Read More »
It’s Apple fans versus Samsung fans at a wedding fight in Microsoft’s hilarious new Windows Phone ad [Video]
Everybody knows about the ongoing war between Apple fanboys and Samsung fanboys. It’s inevitable when the two manufacturers constantly rank as the top smartphone vendors in the industry. But doesn’t get a little tiring sometimes? What if you could just switch to a different kind of phone and watch while everyone argues?…Read More »
Galaxy S4 design video says the phone is an “evolution” and “like nothing you’ve seen before” [Video]
When pictures of the Galaxy S4 began to leak, many realized that the design of the phone wasn’t going to be very different from its predecessor. After Samsung’s official unveiling of the device, that was one of the biggest takeaways people got from the new flagship device: It looks just like a Galaxy S III.…Read More »
While it might look very similar, that’s not your Galaxy Tab 2. Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Tab 3: The new tablet has a 7-inch screen, dual-core 1.2 Ghz processor, 3-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera, Android 4.1 and a choice between 8GB or 16GB of storage.…Read More »
Have a Samsung Rubgy Smart I847 that you’re looking to root? This guide will help you! Follow the instructions below and before you know it, your device will be rooted and ready for the installation of custom ROMs and even some mods!…Read More »
How to root Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G on Android Ice Cream Sandwich and flash ClockworkMod recovery [Guide]
Have a Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G you’re looking to root? This guide will help you! Follow the instructions below and in no time at all your Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G will be rooted and ready for modding!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”.…Read More »
According to industry analyst IDC’s recent sales data, the first quarter of 2013 has a very significant statistic. Smartphones have finally outsold feature phones (cell phones that are not smartphones but do more than just calls and texts — basically all non-smartphone cell phones) worldwide.…Read More »
Here’s a fascinating one for you dotTechies. Samsung is exploring the idea of producing technology that interacts with brainwaves. They’re hoping they can build a tool that lets you use your mind to control a tablet or smartphone. It sounds crazy, right?…Read More »
When Samsung launched the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note in 2011, it was widely labeled as too large by tech pundits around the web. However, Galaxy Note was a hit for Samsung and helped spur the “phablet” genre, smartphones that are larger than normal smartphones but smaller than tablets.…Read More »
So you think Samsung’s 4.99-inch Galaxy S4 and 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II are big, eh? Then you will be happy to know they are just children when compared to Samsung’s latest Galaxy Mega devices.
Destined for Europe and Russia starting this May, Samsung has just announced two Galaxy Mega devices: Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3.…Read More »
How to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 on Android Jelly Bean, and install ClockworkMod recovery [Guide]
Just picked up a Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 and want to root it? Here’s your chance. This guide will teach you how to install ClockworkMod Recovery and also root your Galaxy Grand Duos.
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”.…Read More »
Have a shiny new Samsung Galaxy S4 that you want to root? You have come to the right place. This guide shows you exactly how to root your Galaxy S4!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide.…Read More »
Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S4 has a little brother on the way. Leaked images of what look like is going to be the Galaxy S4 mini have been spotted by SamMobile, and there is both good news and bad news about the phone.…Read More »
While we’re probably not going to get any official confirmation from Apple about their smart watch project until they actually announce it, Samsung isn’t shy about commenting on their future plans with wearable tech. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company’s mobile executive VP Lee Young Hee had this to say about the watch:
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“We’ve been preparing the watch product for so long.
Some people felt Samsung’s Galaxy S4 launch was sexist against women. This comic pokes fun at the whole situation.Read More »
Galaxy S4, Galaxy S III, and Note II will get Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie and Galaxy S II and Note will get Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean [Rumor]
One of the biggest problems plaguing Android users is the lack of timely Android updates. Indeed, Android 4.x (Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean) has been out for over a year and many Android devices are still on Gingerbread. Wondering if your Samsung smartphone and/or tablet will receive an update to a newer version of Android?…Read More »
iPhone has outsold Samsung Galaxy phones to date but Galaxy S4 will change that trend, according to analyst
There is no doubt Samsung’s Galaxy line of Android smartphones — Galaxy S, Galaxy S II, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II — are extremely popular. In fact, they are the most popular Android smartphones in the history of Android.…Read More »