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.
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. The handset arrived with Verizon Wireless last week and as of today we have seen it join the currently available lineup with US Cellular. Of course, while the dates had remained a mystery, Samsung announced back in October that the Galaxy S4 mini would be arriving with four US carriers in November.
Android 4.4 early next year. The Galaxy S4 and Note 3 are set to get the upgrade in January, while the Galaxy S3 and Note 2 may wait until April. It all sounds like good news, but it asks as many questions as it answers.
accompanying report is correct, what we’re looking at is the frame for the Samsung Galaxy S5. While that’s not necessarily a big deal — it’s just a frame, not the finished product — it does signify a departure for Samsung. A metal frame would be a big change front he way Samsung has traditionally built devices.
$290 million in damages yesterday. This all goes back to the case where Apple was awarded $1.05 billion, which US District Judge Lucy Koh later reduced by $410.5 million. At the time Judge Koh said the reduction was due to a juror miscalculation. But while this verdict came yesterday, it seems we are now learning a bit about what convinced the jurors to come to this decision.
come to a close, with the jury awarding Apple $290 million in damages. This is a stark contrast to the original $1.05 billion verdict, and still quite a bit less than the nearly $600 million Judge Lucy Koh later reduced it to.
Galaxy Mega would be heading to US carriers. Since that point we have seen the oversized smartphone launch with a few carriers including AT&T and US Cellular. And well, as of today the handset has been announced for another. The latest is MetroPCS and they will have the Galaxy Mega available beginning November 25.
Verizon Wireless has announced the immediate availability of a pair of 'mini' Samsung devices. The handsets include the Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy S III mini and they are being touted as offering big features in a compact size. They are both being sold with two-year agreements and they are priced at $99.99 and $49.99 respectively.