Samsung Galaxy S 4 from T-Mobile receiving Android 4.4.4 software update

Samsung_Galaxy_S_4_Front_Top_Samsung_Logo_TA

Plenty of devices are seeing software updates this week and now we can add yet another to the mix. T-Mobile is rolling out an over-the-air (OTA) update to its Galaxy S 4 starting today. In the New Features category, the Galaxy S 4 is getting Android 4.4.4. On the Improvements side, T-Mobile says Wi-Fi calling has been enhanced.

Just yesterday, the Galaxy S 5 from Verizon received the same update that includes the latest version of Android.

Source: T-Mobile

Samsung has fun on Twitter at Apple’s expense

samsungiphone6

Unless you hid yourself from the world yesterday, you probably know about the two new iPhone models, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Neither brought anything all that new or exciting into play, but both do sport bigger screens than in the past (4.7-inches for the iPhone 6 and 5.5-inches for the 6 Plus). Now, following HTC and Sony’s lead, Samsung are having their fun with the announcement.


Read more

Verizon pushing Android 4.4.4 update to Samsung Galaxy S 5

verizon_samsung_galaxy_s_5_android-4-4-4_update

Owners of the Galaxy S 5 on Verizon, be prepared for a software update. Fellow TalkAndroid writer Jack Holt shared the screenshot above that shows his Samsung device receiving a bump to Android 4.4.4 alongside some Bluetooth fixes. This means that Big Red’s version of the Galaxy S 5 is now running the latest version of Android.

Verizon customers that own the HTC One (M8), you can expect your update starting today.

Source: +Jack Holt

Samsung releases WatchON Plus to the Play Store for Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4

WATCHON_Samsung

Samsung’s WatchON app is relatively popular — in addition to its ability to control set-top boxes and TVs, it can also play on-demand content (both free and paid).

Today, Samsung released WatchON Plus to the Play Store, but is only available to Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 owners. The app features an updated UI, but doesn’t appear to have any added functionality.

To download, hit the break.


Read more

Galaxy Note 4 wallpapers now available to download

Samsung_Galaxy_Note_4_wallpaper_004

Just in case the Sony Xperia Z3 and/or the Moto X (2014) wallpapers weren’t enough for you, we now have the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 wallpapers for your downloading pleasure. The Note 4 sports a Quad HD (2560 x 1440) display so these bad boys are quite large (2560 x 2560) to show off that amazing display. Of course you can crop them as your heart desires. Hit the break to grab a few or all eight.


Read more

Full metal body on the way for Samsung SM-A500

Galaxy-Alpha-QA-Test_011-636x424

We have already seen some information surfacing on the Samsung SM-A500, a mid-tier phone based on the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, thanks to entries with the Bluetooth SIG and the GFXBench site. Sources are now revealing some information about the device which is part of a new line of smartphones from Samsung. According to these sources, the SM-A500 will have a full metal body and will not have a removable back cover. That will differ from the Galaxy Alpha and many other Samsung devices that have hit the market recently. However, the source does not indicate whether the back cover will also be made of metal or a faux metal solution like what LG did with the LG G3.


Read more

Samsung Infographic showcasing Gear VR’s World Class Resolution and Performance

Samsung_Gear_VR_Infographic_Snipit

Samsung’s Gear VR has officially arrived and with it comes a Super AMOLED display, 3D graphics, and an immersive 360-degree viewing experience. The Virtual Reality device can pair up with the Note 4 for a QHD screen and the Gear Circle for flawless, quality sound to go along with your current activity. For more information. hit the break, and just scroll!


Read more

Motorola Moto 360, Samsung Gear Live both receiving Android Wear software update

moto_360_best_buy_2

An Android Wear software update is currently rolling out to two of the platform’s existing devices. The Moto 360 and Gear Live are greeting owners with version 4.4W.1 (KGW42N). Since these devices from Motorola and Samsung are receiving the update as we speak, it is safe to assume that the LG G Watch is going to be getting it very soon.


Read more