KitKat (Android 4.4) is Now Hitting UK Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3s

Got yourself an unlocked Galaxy S4 or Galaxy Note 3? You can finally experience Android 4.4, aka KitKat, just like 2.5 per cent of other Android users. While the 400MB OTA download is currently for unlocked handsets only, customers on some networks have reported seeing it early. Read More >>

Rumour: Samsung Galaxy S5 Could Be a 5.2-Inch Metal Phablet

...and a 5.2-inch plastic phablet as well, with Samsung said to be lining up two separate models of the handset for release this spring. Read More >>

Apple and Samsung Get Back in the Ring Over Renewed Patent Row

Just when you thought it was safe to file a patent, Apple and Samsung come out all guns blazing in yet another courtroom battle. It all went a bit quiet for a while following the August 2012 ruling that Samsung had indeed infringed upon Apple's intellectual properties, but now the case is heading back to the courts over the amount of damages due to the Cupertino company. Read More >>

The Smartphone Battery King is Crowned and It's Not an iPhone...

You may well be religiously keeping to our smartphone battery tips, but there's only so much juice you're ever going to squeeze out of your blower's battery pack. So which phone will give you the most battery life for your buck? Read More >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 Sales Skip Past 40 Million

Proving there is a market for plasticky phones with bloated software, Samsung has today revealed it's shifted over 40 million Samsung Galaxy S4 handsets in just 6 months. At this rate there won't be anyone left to sell the inevitable Galaxy S5 to. Or the Galaxy S5 Mini. Or the Galaxy S5 Active. Or the Galaxy S5 Zoom... Read More >>

So-So Samsung Galaxy S4 Sales May Push Galaxy S5 Launch Forward to January

Despite announcing considerable sales of 20 million units back in July, it seems Samsung's Galaxy S4 hasn't hit the internal sales targets set for it. So, rather than upping the marketing budget, Samsung is said to be pushing the S4 to one side, bringing the release of the Galaxy S5 forward. And its launch could be as close as 100 days away. Read More >>

Android 4.3 Arriving on Galaxy S3 and S4 In October

Hey, this is good news for the millions who owen Galaxy S3 and S4 phones -- Samsung's announced that Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) will be pushed to both devices in October. Also coming? An update that will allow compatibility for the S4 to toe Galaxy Gear smartwatch. [Engadget] Read More >>

Samsung Rigged the Galaxy S4 to Unnaturally Perform Better in Benchmark Tests

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a damn fine phone. It's fast, it's big, it's thin and it's completely deserving to be in most people's pockets. But apparently that's not enough for Samsung. The Korean company has gotten caught cheating benchmark tests to make itself look better. Basically, the S4 is specifically tweaked to be better at benchmarking than anything else it does. Read More >>

A 120-Piece Socket Set is Your "I Don't Need a Mechanic" Deal of the Day

Today's incredible offer is one for those of you who thrive on tinkering with engines and what-have-you. The sorts who are never happy unless they've got their heads under a car bonnet. In short, the Phil Mitchells of this world. Read More >>

Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Edition Hands-On: The Best Got Better

For years, one of Android's biggest problems has been Android skins that weigh down the best hardware the platform has to offer. But now the two best Android phones in the world—the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4—come in pure, stock Google Editions. And after spending some time with both, we can confirm that ditching the skins has made them better than ever. Read More >>

Which? Magazine: The iPhone 5 is the Slowest Smartphone of Them All

The testing gurus over at Which? have right royally sunk their teeth into the iPhone 5. They tested the seven most popular smartphones in Britain and found the iPhone 5 severely wanting. Read More >>

The Planet is Safe -- No More Bloody Samsung Galaxy S4 Spinoffs

When we said that the sheer number of Samsung Galaxy phones was starting to kill us, we weren't joking. Thankfully, the Samsung Galaxy S4-arm of the Korean manufacturer's world domination plan is complete. There will be no more Galaxy S4 variants popping out the woodwork. Phew. [Trusted Reviews] Read More >>

A New Age of Gaming on the S4: the Games Developer's View

The annual E3 Expo in LA is the biggest games industry event in the calendar and this year was certainly no exception. As the eyes of the gaming world turned to Los Angeles to see the latest in console and PC gaming, however, a quiet revolution is brewing in the mobile world. Read More >>

GALAXY S4 and Note 8.0 Retro Photos A-Go-Go!

On 17 June it will be 66 years since Polaroid first patented its instant film and ushered in a new era of amateur photography. Today, the digital camera has almost completely replaced film for all but the most dedicated professionals and hobbyists but many snappers still look back on analogue cameras with nostalgic affection. Read More >>

Top Official Samsung Peripherals for your S4

So, you’ve decided to get yourself the Samsung Galaxy S4. Well done – you’ve just made the best smartphone choice out there. Its combination of a large and expansive Full HD screen, slimline chassis and next-generation features make it one of the most advanced smartphones ever. Read More >>

Ultimate Guide to the Samsung GALAXY S4 Camera

A rich photography heritage has shaped the Samsung GALAXY S4 camera, with its 13-megapixel sensor, wide-open f/2.2 lens and all its smart shooting modes. Read More >>


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