How to Root Your Nexus, HTC One, or Samsung Galaxy S4

Android offers a wide variety of advanced customization options, but that’s only scratching the surface of everything you can do with Google’s open source operating system. With root access you can get down to the system level and tweak things to your liking, even going so far as completely replacing the OS. » 8/03/13 11:00am 8/03/13 11:00am

Samsung Galaxy S4 Review: Better, But Not Best (Update: LTE Version)


Since it arrived last year, the Galaxy S III has been the world's best-selling smartphone that wasn't born in Cupertino. An impressive feat, but one that—along with Samsung's Megatron-sized hype-machine—has made for sky-high expectations for the sequel. » 6/03/13 3:32pm 6/03/13 3:32pm

Galaxy S IV Display Shoot-Out: How Does It Compare?

The Samsung Galaxy S smartphones are by far the most popular Android smartphones, and are flagship products for Samsung to show off its latest and greatest OLED display technology. The display on the Galaxy S4 is a major enhancement and improvement over the Galaxy S III—it has a full HD 1920x1080 resolution display… » 4/25/13 11:36am 4/25/13 11:36am

Is This the Samsung Galaxy S IV Mini?

When we found out Samsung was making a mini version of the Galaxy S III we got excited... and then we were disappointed because it was so boring. If these leaked photos are true, it looks like we'll be disappointed again because even though the S IV Mini has a svelte body and not ginormous 4.3-inch screen, the S IV… » 3/22/13 6:49pm 3/22/13 6:49pm

Size Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S IV vs. iPhone 5

Excited about the Galaxy S IV? Maybe you are, but haven't had a chance to hold it. Or maybe you just haven't seen it lined up against its biggest (smallest?) competitor, the iPhone 5. Here are some high quality renders of the two side by side from our good friend Martin Hajek. » 3/21/13 9:48am 3/21/13 9:48am

Samsung Galaxy S IV Hands On: Everything New Is Old Again

After a lot of teasing, and a lot of leaking, the Galaxy S IV is finally here. Last year's version, the S III, remains the world's most popular Android phone, having sold over 40 million units. Can the S IV live up to that kind of hype? Can Samsung make us feel like we're living in the future? » 3/14/13 7:27pm 3/14/13 7:27pm

Watch Samsung's Galaxy S IV Unveiling Right Here

At 7 o'clock EST, Samsung's finally going to take the wraps off of its flagship Android handset. It's easily the most anticipated phone of the year so far, and you can watch it make its debut right here. » 3/14/13 6:41pm 3/14/13 6:41pm

Samsung Galaxy S IV Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

The Samsung Galaxy S IV will be announced at an event tonight in New York. It's so close we can almost feel it in our hands. And thanks to the leaky ship that is the internet, we've got a pretty good idea of what to expect once it's real. » 3/14/13 6:01pm 3/14/13 6:01pm

Samsung Teases the Galaxy S IV with a Picture Showing the Outline of…

Samsung is going to announce its latest and greatest Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy S IV, on March 14th. We may know what it looks like already. Or we may not. Samsung is throwing all of us another bone by teasing the upcoming S IV by showing us the outline of the phone. It might be the phone we saw earlier today?… » 3/11/13 11:49pm 3/11/13 11:49pm

NYT: The Galaxy S IV Will Auto-Scroll By Gazing Deep Into Your Eyes

With the Galaxy S IV announcement just barely over a week away, rumors are swirling. But one of the stand-outs, now being confirmed by the New York Times, is that the Galaxy S IV will be able to scroll all by itself, just by looking at your eyes. » 3/04/13 2:08pm 3/04/13 2:08pm

Samsung Confirms the Galaxy IV's Coming March 14th

There have been rumors that Samsung's new flagship Galaxy phone was not one for Mobile World Congress, but would instead have its own gala on March 14th. We'd heard reports earlier today confirming the date, but now Samsung has made it social media official. Get ready. » 2/25/13 9:11am 2/25/13 9:11am