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The Ditto Note 4 ROM for your Galaxy Note II

There are some guys who really want to get the best out of their hardware – that’s probably how we’re going to describe the guys at XDA developers forum who now present the DN4 (Ditto Note 4) ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note II. As the name implies, the ROM brings Galaxy Note 4 features to your venerable Galaxy Note II.

KitKat vs Lollipop on Galaxy S4: It’s like a new phone

If you've owned a Samsung Galaxy S4 for some time now, chances are, you feel like getting a new phone by now or at least upgrading to the current flagship, the Galaxy S5. But if budget constraints have kept you from doing so, your problems may be temporarily solved for now. A side by side comparison of the difference between Android KitKat and Lollipop on the Galaxy S4 shows that it feels like you're getting a new device because of all the major changes, not just design-wise but also how you interact with your smartphone.

Android Lollipop build on Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked

Samsung Galaxy S4 owners will probably getting the highly touted Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade sometime early 2015, but if you want to get an idea of how it will look like on your device, a preview of a build has been leaked. Although the firmware is based on an earlier code released by Google, it more or less will give you an idea of how Samsung has adapted the Material Design of the major update as well as how the TouchWiz UI has been tweaked for the Lollipop.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review: it’s a big deal

Samsung has had a downturn recently, with earnings tanking quarterly and many observers wondering if their “time” had come. They may be down, but Samsung is not out. The Galaxy S5 and Note 4 carry the flags for Samsung’s handset division, and between the weird concept devices and middling mid-rangers, these two pack the most firepower. The Note 4, the bigger of the two, is the latest in a long line of devices that set the trend we’re currently experiencing in smartphone sizing. Is it one of the lone bright spots in a crowded market, or has Samsung really lost a step?

Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 64-bit specs leak via benchmark

We love it when benchmarks show up for new smartphones so we can see how they stack up to the devices already on the market and often benchmarks give up the goods on what hardware is running under the hood. A new set of benchmarks has surfaced recently that tells us what the Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 has under the hood.

Verizon outs new Ellipsis 8 tablet to add to consumer options

As Verizon would say it, “more tablets mean more options” for their US consumers. And so they drop a new tablet called the Verizon Ellipsis 8, which provides Verizon customers with a sort of in-between-er – should they wish to forego the Apple iPads or the Samsung Galaxy Tabs. And with very capable specs, the Ellipsis 8 provides a viable option for consumers looking to save a few bucks.

Samsung Gear Circle headphone heads to the US

There isn't a shortage of Bluetooth wireless communication devices on the market today that play music and handle phone calls. They have been around for years and most of them share a similar on-ear or in-ear design with earphones that dangle around your neck when not in use. Samsung has a device coming to the US called Gear Circle that will handle hands free communication, but has a different design.

More Samsung Project Zero details tipped, specs included

Samsung, intentionally or not (and some might say covertly), may have just piqued the mobile world's curiousity when word of its "Project Zero" next gen smartphone leaked out. While we're still waiting to hear details on how this would be a "start from scratch" for the manufacturer, SamMobile has been able to get hold of more details about the upcoming Galaxy S6 flagship. In truth, the hardware sounds more like just a step forward, which is, of course, not exactly a bad thing, since any new direction for Samsung still requires one foot solidly set on the past as well.

Samsung says Find My Mobile safe, despite NIST warning

The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a warning last week that Samsung's Find My Mobile feature on some of its devices is very "hackable" due to numerous security vulnerabilities. But the OEM has now issued a statement saying that the issue mentioned has already been fixed early last month and assured users that no information has been compromised, while at the same time, issuing warnings on how attackers may be able to access your device remotely.