Samsung Galaxy S5 have been appearing in rumor form for some time now. There have been reports suggesting an announcement was coming in January and a bit of talk about the handset having a 16 megapixel camera. More recently, there was an image leaked showing what was said to be a Galaxy S5 metal frame. And as of today, it looks like some additional specs have surfaced.
Galaxy S4 mini arrive with several US carriers recently, and as of today, it looks like those in the UK now have a few new color options to consider. There are three new color shades available and they will be found exclusively with one retailer. Said retailer is Carphone Warehouse and the colors include pink, purple and orange.
Samsung seems to be having quite a bad end to the month now that there is practically nothing stopping Apple from collecting on damages due to it. District Court Judge Lucy Koh has rejected Samsung's motion to delay the end of the trial due to the uncertain status of one of the most important patents used against it throughout the entire legal saga.
Samsung's supposed cheating in benchmark tests, graphics benchmarking experts Futuremark has decided to look deeper into its own charts and apply sanctions if any misdeed is found. However, Samsung wasn't alone in the verdict, as some of HTC's recent devices have also been found to have broken a few rules.
Android 4.3 update has been rolling out for those with a US Cellular and AT&T branded Galaxy S 4. And as of today, it looks like the same Jelly Bean update has begun for T-Mobile users. The carrier has the update detailed on the support pages and it looks like it will be available over-the-air and by way of Kies.
Samsung has rolled out the latest update for ChatON, which after looking at the "what's new" section of the Play Store listing, this appears to be in response to the recent Hangouts update. Basically, that is to say Samsung ChatON now integrates with text and picture messaging. And similar to what many have become familiar with from the Hangouts update, ChatON users will see a combined message and chat list.
HTC and Samsung have just uploaded their versions of the Android 4.4 source code for the Google Play Editions (GPE) of their respective flagships. While the source code for Android 4.4 has been freely available for a while now, these device-specific versions could help custom ROM makers fine tune and fix their code for those devices.