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Latest leaked Android 4.3 test firmware for Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505

The good folks over at SamMobile have snapped up a pre-release copy of  Android 4.3 for the Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505). If you are adventurous and want to flash the new firmware, just be...

Dual-Mode Galaxy S4 arriving in Optus stores later this week

The Dual-mode version of the Galaxy S4 was announced by Optus back in August, with a launch date of Mid-September, but we've yet to see any followup, but today Optus advised that the dual-mode...

Samsung’s new Region Locks apply only to first activation

As previously reported, in an attempt to stamp out "grey imports" of its devices, Samsung appears to have introduced a policy of region locking its phones. The term "grey import" refers to the practice of...

Android 4.3 Update coming soon for Galaxy S III, S 4 and Note II

Reports from SamMobile suggest that three of the biggest Samsung devices of the last 18 months will be receiving Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updates in a matter of weeks. The volume, frequency and accuracy of...

Samsung releases the Golden Edition Galaxy S4

Samsung Gulf, Samsung's arm in the United Arab Emirates, has announced on its Facebook page a Golden Edition Galaxy S4. The phones dazzle in Gold Brown and Gold Pink, leaving little doubt that these versions...

MoDaCo.SWITCH for the Samsung Galaxy S4 launches for IndieGoGo backers tomorrow

Users who backed Paul O'Brien's IndieGoGo campaign to bring MoDaCo.SWITCH to the Galaxy S4 will receive the first beta build in the next couple of days. For those of you who are unaware of...

EISA Awards, The winner is – Android

The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) awards were held last week and Android devices featured heavily amongst the winners, taking away a total of 7 of the awards on offer. The awards...

Gadgets 4 Geeks: Galaxy S4 Carmount Kit — Review

Smartphones are amazing things; they connect us, they inform us and they amuse us. They also have the potential to get us in a lot of trouble with the law. While there's...

VSCO Cam arriving on Android soon by way of private Beta

iOS users will be quite familiar with the photography app VSCO Cam, the app is a high-end app which allows you to apply filters, change exposure and white balance among other settings, before allowing...

Galaxy S4 advertising continues to compare directly to the iPhone

Samsung continues it's extremely un-subtle approach to taking on the iPhone in their latest television advertising campaign. The commercial shows a discussion between an iPhone user and an owner of the Galaxy S4, they...

MoDaCo.SWITCH public beta released for HTC One

A few weeks ago, we reported that Paul O'Brien of MoDaCo was working on tool for the HTC One that would let you switch between the AOSP interface and HTC's Sense interface with the...

Ausdroid Podcast 77 – July 16, 2013

Welcome to the 77st episode of the Ausdroid podcast! This week we spent a while discussing the disappointing launch of the Samsung-exclusive Foxtel Go, the latest Moto X news and information (we sure write...

Rumour: Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III skipping Android 4.2.2

According to an "insider", Temefy is reporting that Samsung are debating whether or not two of their devices are going to get Jellybean 4.2.2 as an official update. The devices in question? Oh, only...

Accessory Review: Mongrel Glass – Galaxy S4 Screen Protector

Screen protectors are becoming an important addition to the modern smartphone. As screens get bigger, the price of repairing a smashed screen goes up. In many cases, the price of a new screen seems...

Accessory Review: Aranez Flip Leather Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4

Over the past week I've had the joy of trying out the Aranez Flip Leather Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4. After the infamous smashing of my Galaxy S4 display a couple of months...

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