To all the naysayers of the Galaxy Note I, we would like to say: “I told you so.” After debuting in October of 2011, the Note family is still going strong with a 3rd flagship expected around the same time in 2013. The latest leaked images of the Note III depict in wireframe a device that looks much like the Galaxy Note II, but with the updated design tweaks...

You may have heard some of the buzz regarding an LTE version of the Galaxy S4. Well thanks to a leak of the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE user manual, we now know exactly what to expect. The Galaxy S4 LTE is powered by a Snapdragon 800, MSM8974 2.3Ghz quad-core processor outputting to a 1920×1080 AMOLED display. The LTE version still manages to fit the MSM8974 and the...

Traditionally, smartphones came in either black or white color schemes. Following the trend of after market mods allowing users to add a splash of color to their phones, Samsung decided to add red to its lineup with the Galaxy S III in garnet red. Much like with the Garnet Red Galaxy S III, the Aurora Red Galaxy S4 will be an AT&T exclusive at launch. The 16GB...

Out of all the features that Samsung managed to pack into the Galaxy S4, this has got to be the niftiest of them all: <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/Vb7DpMaqM-g” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Using the Group Play feature, four Galaxy S4s can be linked together...

We’ve already gone over the Samsung Galaxy S4 user manual, and with its hundreds of features, its no wonder Samsung created a customer consultant guide in order to answer 123 commonly asked questions about the Galaxy S4. Topics include questions about the camera, Group Play, Watch ON, and numerous other settings and features—even seasoned veterans can find...

The Galaxy S IV is one speedy piece of hardware, but did you know that there are ways to make it run even faster? That’s right, no matter how fast the hardware is, software can bog down the final speed of the device. Here are some quick tips you can use to have your Galaxy S IV running at its full potential. 1. Turn off the S Voice Home Button Shortcut Samsung’s...

One of the biggest requests for Android devices has been the option to switch from a manufacturer’s UI overlay (i.e. Samsung’s TouchWiz or HTC’s Sense) to stock Android (AOSP). This came as a request due to the enthusiast’s love for the unadulterated speed and experience provided by Google’s pure Android experience. On the other hand, enthusiasts of stock Android have been pigeon-holed into buying arguably inferior hardware Nexus hardware. What if Samsung made an AOSP device, that ran the stock Android experience,...

Think about what your biggest consumer purchase was in the last couple years. Unless you are a sartorially inclined, wealthy socialite who fancy’s fine leather goods, it was probably your smart phone. You might say “hey, my phone was only $199,” but then we would be forgetting the built in 2 year contract. If you were to lose or break your phone, you would have to replace it with a new device which if it were a flagship device such as the Galaxy S IV, would set you back another $600! So then the real question is, if...

Our sister site Movaluate has been our trusted resource for evaluating our device’s values. In addition to generating accurate price appraisals, Movaluate’s team has been hard at work to create a tool that will give users the ability to verify a target device’s functionality as well as its fair market value, all with one app. This app is Movaluate Device Tester. The goal was to create an easy to use and understand diagnostic application that would allow buyers and sellers to easily identify that a device is in good working...

The Samsung Galaxy S IV is one of the most feature-rich smartphones ever released. The manual is over 140 pages long, and consists mostly of basic instructions for first time owners. Things like the icon guide will be great for first time users: For more advanced users, or for those of you who have previously owned a Galaxy device, you might be more interested in some of these new features that we found while flipping through the pages of the user manual. Let’s take a look at our top 5 favorite features in the new Samsung Galaxy...