Items tagged with Samsung-Galaxy-S4

When December starts winding down, Google offers up a roundup of the year’s top search terms in its Year-End Zeitgeist report. It’s an annual look at the people, events, and humorous miscellany that captured the world’s attention. Topping the list this year was Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa and global beacon of strength and peace who passed away recently. The Boston Marathon tragedy was #6, and the mysterious North Korea, always a baffling and intriguing topic for Westerners, slid in at #10. The deaths of celebrities Paul Walker (#2) and Cory Monteith (#4)... Read more...
Apple has made its bed, and now it’s lying it in. The bed in this case is the decision to compete in the marketplace through litigation, particularly as it pertains to patent violations. Since heading down that path, Apple has certainly won some major victories, but it has also spent a huge amount of resources in the courts instead of, for example, on R&D. According to FOSS Patents, Apple has amended one of its lawsuits to add the Samsung Galaxy S4; essentially, Apple views the S4 as more of the same in terms of Samsung devices that infringe on five of its patents, including those related... Read more...
Samsung’s latest and greatest flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S4, is gradually landing at various retailers; AT&T was first, and now a host of retailers are selling the phone, including Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Walmart, Staples, Best Buy, and Radioshack. Although it’s a little late to the game, Verizon Wireless is getting in on the action, too. You’ll be able to preorder the S4 at Verizon as of May 23rd, and it will be available for purchase online and in Verizon Wireless retail outlets starting May 30th. Verizon is selling the handset for $199.99 after a $50 mail-in... Read more...
Staples is perhaps not the first place you think of when you’re looking to nab a new phone (and re-up for another two-year mobile contract), but the office supply big box retailer is indeed a place you can pick up a Samsung Galaxy S4. According to a press release, the hot new handset is available at 500 mobile phone store locations across the country as well as online at Staples.com/mobile. You can also order it from an in-store kiosk at other Staples locations. You have your choice of carriers, too; Staples offers activation plans with T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T (although depending... Read more...