If you’re a long time Samsung user like me, you know that you’ll most probably get the latest Android updates 3-months after that update was introduced. And to some, even longer than 3 months – just ask me and my Galaxy Note 10.1 that’s still stuck with Android 4.1.2.
The Android 4.4 KitKat update was first launched back on October along with the Nexus 5. And According to French Carrier SFR, Samsung will begin to push out updates of … Continue reading
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According to Google’s official post in Google+ the Android KitKat update procedure for Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play Edition has already began.
As you may know already, Android 4.4 KitKat has already been installed in Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 with Nexus 4 having just received the update as well. Other manufacturers will follow with updates the coming weeks but it will take some time for the whole procedure to come to an end.
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It has been a week since the Official Android 4.3 started rolling out for the Galaxy S4 and it’s inevitable that the mandatory sharing of the kernel source codes will follow. And today Samsung has uploaded the GPL-mandated source files for the XXUEMJ5 update for the GT-I9500 and GT-I9505 models.
So to all kernel developers out there, happy tweaking!
You can find the kernel sources for the GT-I9500 and the GT-19505 respectively below.
GT-I9500 kernel source code
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Samsung surprised us yesterday by releasing the official Android 4.3 update for the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE (GT-I9505). We also reported that the Exynos variant (GT-I9500) along with the Galaxy S3 is expected to get the update some time next week but guess what – Samsung surprised us again by releasing it today!
This really took us by surprise as Samsung was known to often have delays when rolling out android updates on most of their devices. If this … Continue reading
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A number of Samsung Galaxy S4 battery issues have surfaced, although the device has only few months on sale. The story began when many owners of the Galaxy S4 started bringing their devices to the carrier they acquired them from, complaining about the phone’s staying power (about overheating, endurance degradation, and even straight-out swelling of the unit). For some the batteries either drain way too quickly, and some have even reported that their phone batteries have even … Continue reading
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We have some great news for Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) users – The official Android 4.3 update for your device is now out!
Samsung usually breaks their promises when it comes to bringing out the latest Android version updates for tons of their devices but this time they have kept their word when they promised at their Mobile UNPACKED 2 event that they will start rolling out updates in October.
Here are some of the changes in the 4.3 update:
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