To round out our coverage of the official Android 4.4 (KRT16S) updates for the Nexus line, we’ve now got Nexus 10 files for you. Should your device not have received the device over-the-air, you can always sideload it. With that said, I just turned mine on for the first time in quite a while and it automatically pulled the update. I’d say we are pretty close to a full rollout. To check, head into Setttings>About tablet>System updates.
For those who enjoy a good hypebeast on a Friday morning, pictures of a metallic chassis are making its way out of France, being reported as the skeleton for the upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone from Samsung. Much speculation has taken place over the past few months, with debate going back and forth on whether Samsung would continue sporting plastic bodies or would they move towards a more premium aka metallic body. Each material (plastic and metal) have its ups and downs, but if these pictures are to be believed, it appears Samsung has finally made a switch. (more…)
Plenty of people out there are currently creating concepts and theoretical wish lists for what features they are hoping to see on Samsung’s 2014 flagship device, the Galaxy S5. With Samsung openly talking about 64-bit Octa processors and even curved 4K displays, it definitely has us a bit excited for what is in store for the future of mobile. (more…)
Samsung must be feeing mighty generous, as they are now giving away $50 in Google Play credit to all U.S. owners of a Galaxy Note 3. Claiming your $50 is extremely easy, and works for any carrier you are on, as long as it is in America. Simply put in your phone number, fill out the address form, and then input your device’s unique IMEI number. Once completed, you should receive your Play credit code to the email you submitted within minutes. (more…)
Supposed sales figures for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch made the rounds yesterday, putting the device at only 50,000 units sold after two months of availability. Samsung was quick to fire back with numbers of its own, stating that they had shipped 800,000 watches, a figure that even went beyond Samsung’s own sales expectations. Although, as Samsung probably knows, there is a big difference between units shipped and units actually sold. (more…)
The Galaxy Gear smartwatch, a device hindered by its maker to only work on phones running TouchWiz, is becoming a bit more interesting this week. As reported today by several sources, the watch has sold only about 50,000 units, a number that is remarkably low considering how much marketing effort Samsung put into the device. Regardless of how many people are rocking one, you should know that there is in fact a group of developers working on the device on forums, and there are even some custom ROMs floating around. Who’d have thunk it? (more…)
Over the weekend, every single person concerned about an upcoming Nexus 10 tablet was thrown a heavy curveball. Since rumors began of a new Nexus 10, there has been little confirmation as to which OEM would produce the next rendition, with leaks coming from both ASUS and Samsung in a battle for production. Interestingly enough, new material has popped up by way of Reddit, which actually points to LG being the manufacturer. (more…)