A History of the Samsung Galaxy S Series

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Samsung has come a long way since it first started producing phones. It’s easily become one of the most renowned companies for selling Android-based devices, with its Galaxy S line being the most popular series. The series is garnering a lot more excitement and attention with the Galaxy S7 soon to be announced; however, it’s always nice to take a look back where the company started its success, the obstacles they’ve overcome, and where they are now.

If you were ever curious about Samsung’s first Galaxy S smartphone and the following successors, then you might want to read on!

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[Deal] Cricket Wireless Cyber Monday Samsung Galaxy sale

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Consumers on the hunt for a Cyber Monday deal this year on a Samsung Galaxy S smartphone may want to check out Cricket Wireless. The pre-paid carrier is offering several Galaxy S devices for 50% off with activation on one of their no annual contract plans. The devices include the Samsung Galaxy S6, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4. Read more

Pip-Boy wearable will house many popular smartphones, including the Galaxy S4 and S5

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Last week before all of the E3 2015 excitement began, developer Bethesda Softworks announced the anticipated Fallout 4, along with a Collector’s Edition said to include a wearable Pip-Boy housing. Now, the company is saying that the Pip-Boy will come with foam inserts to fit all kinds of smartphones, including some of Samsung’s most popular devices, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5.

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Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge expected to sell 45 million units in 2015

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Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge smartphones have generally been well received, with the main complaint about the handsets being the absence of MicroSD card support and shortened battery life. While unnamed Samsung executives have previously let slip that sales of the S6 and S6 Edge handsets has met internal targets, no one has had a solid idea of how well they are actually selling.

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Sprint starts pushing out Lollipop update for Spark-branded Galaxy S4’s

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Sprint has finally started pushing out the much-anticipated and long-awaited Lollipop update for all Sprint Spark-branded variants of the Galaxy S4 located in the United States. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

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Samsung starts rolling out stability update for the Galaxy S4

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Samsung is currently pushing out a relatively minor over-the-air stability update to all unlocked variants of the Galaxy S4 currently located Europe. Sadly, this upgrade doesn’t bring much in terms of added functionality, but it does include the latest builds of KNOX and Silent Mode, as well as a handful of ‘system stability improvements,’ all aimed at making a user’s experience better when using the handset.

Hit the break for the complete changelog.

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