Samsung GALAXY S 4

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.

MultiROM now on the HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S4

We have already shown you what MultiROM can do – it is a great piece of Android software developed by XDA developer “Tassadar” that allows devices to boot into different ROMs each time it boots up. To date, a number of Motorola devices have gotten MultiROM ports, as well as the LG G2, the Sony Xperia Z and the OnePlus One. Looks like a few more popular devices will get multi-boot capability now – the HTC One M8 and the Samsung Galaxy S4.

T-Mobile rolls out updates for Galaxy S4, both HTC Ones

T-Mobile is on a roll, pardon the pun. It has just released firmware updates for the Samsung Galaxy S4, the HTC One (M7) and the HTC One M8. Though these updates aren't exactly earth-shattering, they do bring in much needed security fixes, particularly from Android 4.4.4, and one potentially interesting new feature.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition surfaces in Europe

The Galaxy S5 has been available for a while now, and we've been following rumors and leaks dealing with the Galaxy S5 Active. But even with that it seems Samsung is not completely done with the Galaxy S4. We aren't talking about updates here, but instead, another variant of the device itself.
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